Monday, July 26, 2010

Mamavation Monday

Last week, ahhhh, I am just glad it is in the past. It wasn't a bad week just busy w/ VBS. I didn't get my workouts in because I was just plain exhausted, those kids can sure wear a girl out. I definitely know that I am not meant to have a bunch of kids. lol But it was fun and I am glad I was there to be w/ the little ones so their moms and dads could help the other VBSers. :D

I could have a million excuses for this week but I am not gonna bore you with the why and hows. I gained 1/2 a pound. I am not worried about it because I know that it is temporary and I know I ate well. I planned for not working out this week and made sure I was making good food choices since I knew getting to the gym was going to be tough. This week will be back in full workout mode so I am confident that 1/2 pound will be gone again soon.


Speaking of working out, I am SUPER excited about our special guest this week and blogging carnival is sponsor, Katy Bowman, and her Aligned and Well series. I have been very interested in body mechanics since college when a friend was double majoring in Nutrition (same as me) and Kineseology. If I hadn't been 2 semesters away from graduation and already had one kiddo I might have considered doing the double major too. She and I talked a lot about her major and I was (and still am) fascinated by the subject. I have been checking out Katy Bowman's website this weekend and I am very interested in what I see. I can't wait to check it out more. I am hoping to learn more about how to improve my running technique and learn how to help my over-pronated step and knee problems as well.

I also want to give a big shout out to Rita, for being Sista of the Week. The poor girl struggled after having her car stolen. I hope this honor brightened her week and put a smile on her face. Keep up the good work and keep your chin up sweetie!

I hope everyone is ready for a great week. I am!! If it starts out crappy remember that you are the only person who can change it, so make it a good week. :D

15 comments:

kia said...

Julie, that is cool. I did not know about your nutrition background. There are a few of us super excited about a biomechanics expert on tonight's show. You rock for planning ahead and knowing your week would not be great workout-wise. I look forward to next week's post.

jamnsfld76 said...

Yep Kia I have a Bs in Nutrition and Dietetics, just a few steps from being a RD but I haven't pursued that because I got busy being a mommy. :D

Pamela M. Kramer said...

Well for gaining .5 a pound you have a fantastic attitude! Good luck this week.

Stephen and Amanda O'Dair blog said...

wow you are great I mean when i have a weight gain I am always down! Thank you for being an nspiration!

jennydecki said...

That's amazing that you have such a great nutrition background. I know Kia already said it but I'm just echoing because I think it must be amazing to know what's what when it comes to what you're supposed to be eating. I should be snacking right now but want to get through the Mamavation posts. Why can't food just come in pill form? LOL That would be SO awesome.

~Lori~ said...

Shake off that little gain Jules. You know how to get rid of it. Lets concentrate on the "now" and keep moving forward! ;) You can do this!

TLEstrogen said...

Sounds like great planning to me! Keep up the good work and don't get down over 1/2 lb!

Roxy said...

Sounds like you are very knowledgeable and in control! Are you going to be going back to school so you can become an RD? I think it'd be worth it!

The Maniacal Matron - @MMScarlett said...

You have such an awesome attitude. Most people beat themselves up over an "off" week and gaining 1/2 pound.

VBS can throw anyone off of their schedule. Done it before and I almost went crazy. Found that teaching was not my forte, so I would help with the food hehe

Have a great week

Rachel said...

I KNOW that you will push through that 1/2 lb next week!! You can do it! Have a great week!

The Simple Jocabell Life said...

Good luck this week!!

Shawnee said...

Oh, we both had a 1/2 lb gain ... but we'll kick that off lickety-split!!

Janice - The Fitness Cheerleader said...

Wow Julie - are you interested in writing a guest post for my site about nutrition, maybe common mistakes people make when "dieting"?

Angela said...

Well let's see it's Wednesday and I'm just now getting to your post so I can say I bet you've already blasted that half pound back where it belongs. :) Way to go on your attitude!

Kimberly said...

I am inspired by you VBSers! lol I can handle my own kids and that is about it. Good job for planning ahead, and I cant wait to check in on ya next week! :)