90 to 45: The Journey

07 August 2014

In 90 days, on November 5, I turn 45 years old.

And on that day, I will be IN A LITTLE BIKINI posing my hopefully-shapely ass off at a photo shoot with the lovely and talented Khammy.  I will then post these pics.  

THERE, I said it!  OMG, I feel like throwing up now.  This is BIG, my friends.  I've never done anything like this before.  I am extremely modest.  I have NEVER worn a bikini in public.  Even when I rocked the body for it many... many... MANY years ago.

So, why am I doing this?  Why so extreme?

Because I am the Queen of Self-Sabotage!  I will make up excuses not to exercise.  I will come up with brilliant reasons to eat crappy.  I let other things take priority over me reaching my health goals.  So, my improvements stall.

Then in April, my friend Erin came to town.  She took one look at me and said, "Hey, girlfriend, you've got, like, a saucy vibe going on!"  I looked great, felt awesome, and I'd just lost about 5 lbs -- but it was 5 lbs that I knew would easily jump right back on!  (And they did eventually.)

Lucky for me, Erin isn't just my friend, she's also my mentor and mindset coach, and she told me the basic principles she used to win her very first fitness competition:  "Set a goal.  Go big.  Go scary.  Announce it.  Make a plan.  Do it.  Stay accountable."

I considered entering a fitness competition, but my anxiety level goes through the roof and I turn into a little freaked out chihuahua at the thought of competing against others.  Paralyzing.  This will send my cortizol levels through the roof!

But I do like competing against myself.  Doing better than I did before.  Kicking my own ass.
And let's be honest -- I love getting my picture taken.  Especially by professionals.  And I know I'll be in good hands with Khammy.  Seriously, look at her Instagram and Flickr streams.  She has an amazing eye.

Okay, in the spirit of honesty, here's what I have to start with...

Not bad.  But not at my healthiest.  And with a personal and family medical history like mine, I really can't afford to dick around.  Not at my age.

So, my goals, by November 5th, are...
- strong cut arms
- strong, well-developed legs
- a 28" waist
- 21% bodyfat

I have other exact numbers in my plan, but I don't want to share right now.  Just trust that I've thought long and hard on where I want to be.  I've done the research.  And my goals are realistic to my height and build.

Plus, I want to see what the Isagenix products can REALLY do!
Can't wait!!!

But seriously, guys, this is what I'm thinking...

No matter what, on November 5th, I will be in that studio wearing a bikini.  What I look like in it is COMPLETELY UP TO ME.  I need to get my ass in shape!

It's going to be a wild ride!  Wish me luck!  Ready to come along?

2 comments - LEAVE YOURS HERE...:

chuck lepine said...

no doubt in my mind you will do this. you are fabulous now my friend

Nenette AM said...

@chuck:
You are so awesome and supportive, my friend! You yourself are an inspiration! Thank you!

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