Saturday, February 4, 2012

Lived to Tell the Tale

Me and Me Coach.
David Greenwalt.

I did it.
I didn't pass gas.
I didn't vomit - nor did I faint.

You can't tell by this picture, but he's holding me up by the waist band of my pants.
I believe I was seeing the Smurfs dancing at this point too.
Butter me up, I was toast.

It felt SO good.
So, so, so, so good.
When it was over - it felt so good.

You've seen those cute things going around Pinterest -

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Look at me.
Proof I trained hard enough.

50 hang cleans
50 squats (I probably did 70 but a lot of them didn't 'count' cause I didn't lower my rump enough)
50 one arm dumbbell rows
50 Romanian dead lifts
50 triceps push downs
50 assisted chin ups
50 rope triceps extensions
A gob of kettle bell swings
Core work

I'm sore all over - but my quadriceps are the sorest.
I think I could put BBQ sauce on them and I'd have shredded pork.
If I drop something - it stays on the floor.
Every time I visit the bathroom I wish I had man parts.

I can't wait to do it again.

Working out with my Coach was a great gift to me.
He's one terrific guy - and I'll say it again - I'd be in a gutter with a marshmallow bag over my head if it weren't for him.

Eight of y'all have signed up for Bootcamp.
I'm tingling inside with excitement over it all.

I got this text this morning from a friend that just signed up for Bootcamp this Monday, and Bootcamp doesn't 'officially' start til Wednesday!

'Actually I'm doing very well.  I weighed last week at 203 and today I'm 199.
Been following the advice on the website and it actually feels kind miraculous.  I feel like I've been trying to break that 200 marker for a long time - and now I've done it in less than a week...come on!  Thanks for all of your great encouragement, it is really appreciated!'

I so want this for you.  I so want you to feel what I feel - I want you to know that it's never to late to start - it's never to late to change.  In one year I've gone from a butter licking 250lbs gal who considered feeding the chickens a workout - to a fabulous 50 year old only 15lbs from her goal weight - swinging kettle bells like nobody's business.

Who'da thunk it?
David Greenwalt - that's who.

Last chance....and seriously the last time I'll mention this until next year.
And that's a promise.

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  1. Jayme, please don't make your arms look like his.

  2. Congratulations! I do hope you sat down long enough to post this.
    If I had done all you did once I sat (or fell) down I would not be getting up for a while - a long while.

  3. Ok, it's a good thing he is smiling cause those arms are scary!!!!!!! OMG that workout--bless your soul, Jayme! Man parts...hahahahaha!!! xo

  4. You make me realize I need to stop the excuses and do it. No I'm not obese only 20 lbs for where I want to be.Seems I always have an excuse for why I can't work out or how the snowball cake will make me feel better. If I keep going at this rate I will be obeses and feel even more unhealthy! Congratulations on your success! You are inspiring! Traci

  5. Wow! Congrats Jayme...I am sooo impressed! YOU ROCK!

  6. You look great!!! I did check out the program and it looks great. But and here's the big BUT. It's pricy. I'm sure it's worth every penny but I've got 2 little kids that take boatloads of that money so I'll have to try to do it myself.

  7. Good job, Girl! I am so proud of you! You look marvelous...but it is the joy in your eyes that jumps right off the screen at me. You keep at it! xo Diana

  8. Your Coach's muscles are indeed scarily impressive! And I agree, those muscles would not be a good look on you!!
    I have just noticed what a finely chiselled nose you it actually possible to lose weight from one's nose? Or did it always look like that?!
    You do look fantastic. You are, I am sure, an inspiration to many.

    Kathy from Tasmania

  9. Jayme, You should be proud. That is a killer workout....not that I know personally.:):) keep up the good job, smiles to you, Susie

  10. That's exactly how I feel when we start the gardening every spring! This year we have big plans to put mulch or maybe river stone down in all the flowerbeds. Two old people doing thing like THAT is dangerous! I'm loving my new Pilates machine, it calls my name! I would love to get back my long muscles, in time...

  11. You GO, girl! (love me some kettle's been awhile for me though---hopefully after a few week's worth of faithful yoga, Pilates & light weights I'll be ready to get "back into the swing" of them ;P

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  13. Girl you look unbelievable. I'm so very impressed. My Janie is on board with you makes me want to too...I'll be watching from a distance.

  14. Yay Jayme -- GREAT for you. I am a kettlebell fan and need to work mine a but more than I have been :)



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