Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Supplemental Me

I'm not really obsessed with personal fitness. OK, really I sorta am. I wish I had more quality, worthwhile content to share here in the ol' blogosphere. A pontification on the state of politics in Georgia, perhaps. Or some political commentary on our presidential race. But instead, I must talk about something on which I'm an expert. Me. And more specifically, me and my obsessions.

Did they begin with that song by Animotion called "Obsession?" Or did I really love that song because even at 14 it was my nature to brood? Now that's a deep thought. See how I did that? One part pop culture reference + innermost thoughts and feelings = a step in the healing direction!

My Elite II Training Rings came via UPS yesterday and of course it took me an hour to install them. I didn't put the webbing through correctly, which I found out when I hopped up on them to try to do Ring Support Position, and sort of slid down to the floor. As is often the case with me, one side worked correctly upon reading the directions (engraved on the metal clasp, God the devil is in the details) but the other side was a little bitch. Of course I persevered and then I was all "Let's try pushups! Let's try pull ups! Let's try dips!"

And I gotta tell you ... sore.

I don't know about you, but I like that whole armpit/side pec area to feel tight because as we all know, Bitch Tits sink ships. I'm going to hopefully get a friend to do some before/after pics of me which I MIGHT share depending on the success of the after. Look for this to happen in the next six weeks.

I have been food/exercise journaling for the past 3 weeks. I do it in a very primitive manner - a pen and little Mead spiral notebook - and I think I've tapped into a process that works. "Just do it," which opposes the vision in my head which is all color-coded and typed out and ultimately complicated to achieve. Journaling helps me stay focused on my exercise, as well as what I'm putting into my body.

I have a goal to lose 8 pounds and 2 inches off my waist by the end of this year. And also to generate some more inspired blog content. Hold me to a "report out" on January 1, 2009!

p.s. I am taking gingko, ginseng, CQ10 and epimedium herbal supplements. I am totally going to cut through my over-production of cortisol if it's the last thing I do!

1 comment:

Seema said...

Consider www.fitnessjournal.org for your journaling. I love it and it isn't too crazily high tech!