Thursday, March 22

Winter Fluff

Spring is here! Time to dust off those runners, get out of hibernation and stop pigging out on cookies.

Exercise, working out, running, The StairMaster… Does the mention of these give you hives??
Now that I’m in my 30's (yup, I just shed a tear..) I have come to realize this ol’body doesn’t bounce back like it used to. I swear when I was in my early 20’s I could do 20-50 sit ups/day or a class or 2 of Zumba and I would be all tight and toned. NOT ANYMORE…

With the crazy warm weather that we have been experiencing in my neck of the woods it’s hard not to think about shorts & swimsuits and just the thought of those things gives me panic attacks! (Pasty white legs, varicose & spider veins, unpedicured toes.. It’s not pretty people!)

What I wouldn’t do for Carrie Underwood's legs! (& her & her hubby's bank accounts :) )

Or Abs like this chick!
I’ve always dreamed of running in a marathon.. I figure I’d be so proud of myself when I crossed the finish line. It’s one of those things I figured I would have done by 30. (But it never happened.) The fact that I loathe running also affected my career as a marathon runner :)

NOW is the time!!! I must do this!

I’ve noticed that some of my e-friends ( Audrey's Momma and Domesticated-ish ) are getting active and that has given me a little extra motivation.

I took to Pinterest to see how I get started with this running thing.. Maybe I’ve grown out of loathing it??

Here’s what I found and where I’m going to start...I'll keep you posted..

Got any tips on starting running? Feel free to fill me in!

To Do:
*Find my Timex watch buried somewhere in my bathroom (To time my running intervals)
*Find some sort of running outfit that isn't slick tight
*Try to squish my knockers into the only sports bra I own..It is 15 yrs old..


Mass Hole Mommy said...

I, too, Have always dreamed of running a marathon. I recently dropped 22 lbs (and have another 25-30 to go), and I've been busting my balls at the gym and doing some serious calorie counting. So far, it's working.

ToDoListMom aka Ashley said...

22lbs that's awesome! Way to be Momma! I'm scared to step on the scale..I'm gonna wait a bit, I'm gonna get some exercise in first. I'd love to loose 20 L-B's as well. Are you calorie counting with a program or just doing it yourself?

Brittany Stewart said...

That's a great running thing. Good luck!
The warmer weather has me feeling the same way. It's sort of a love/hate relationship type thing.

ToDoListMom aka Ashley said...

Thanks - I'll keep you posted. I'm just crossing my fingers I don't fall on my face or trip.. I'm totally accident prone LOL

My Funny Mummy said...

I borrowed Carrie Underwood's legs once. Granted, they looked pretty, but they were dead creaky. So embarrassing on/off the bus. If you're after a leg idol go for Kelsey Grammar's - those bad boys just gliiiiide.
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ToDoListMom aka Ashley said...

LOL! Thanks for the warning :)