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Horrifying gym experience!
      04/18/06 08:25 PM
Stephie

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Loc: Vancouver, Canada

Hey ya'll (where my girls at, sinead and tina? ),

So I went to the gym today to take the "Body Blast" class that I had gotten to taken on Tuesday nights until about 5 weeks ago, when I stopped going due to... major laziness.
It is a step class that uses weights and resistence bands so you are constantly moving and lifting and... it's hard, but I always really enjoyed it. So today I was the only one that just had the step, and everyone else had at LEAST one riser, most of them had two.. some had three!
So I got embarassed, and got one level risers for me, thinking it would be alright because I had been so many times before and done pretty well...

It. Did. Not. Go. Well. I was definitely the most unfit, I kept catching a glance of myself in the mirror and I was just shocked by my body. I actually have a tummy that hangs OVER my pants now.. which is new. I noticed it the other day and was quite discouraged, but to see it while I was jumping around, oh my gosh!

To make matters worse, I kept having to stop and my face got like burning hot and I started to feel like I was gonna pass out! I kept having to go and take drinks of water and deep breaths - I am so out of shape, I can't even believe it! I have never had an experience like that before. I felt like my arms and legs turned to lead after some exercises and couldn't carry on, it was so embarassing.

At the end of the class when we were stretching, I was lying on the mat and I was pretty much crying because I was so embarassed and disappointed.

I really do need to get serious about the weight loss thing now, I think I am actually really unhealthy at the moment.

I guess I really need some help, girls.
What a disaster!

I am thinking of posting "Before" pictures as a motivation, but I am pretty embarassed.

Steph

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* Horrifying gym experience!
Stephie
04/18/06 08:25 PM
* Aw, you guys are so great! Thanks!
Stephie
04/19/06 08:48 PM
* Re: Aw, you guys are so great! Thanks!
Sara-Sage
04/20/06 09:23 AM
* Day 2 of soreness
Stephie
04/20/06 09:27 AM
* Re: Day 2 of soreness
Sara-Sage
04/20/06 10:02 AM
* Re: Aw, you guys are so great! Thanks!
cailin
04/20/06 06:42 AM
* Sinead
Stephie
04/20/06 09:34 AM
* Re: Sinead
cailin
04/20/06 03:39 PM
* Skipping It
Stephie
04/20/06 06:52 PM
* Re: Soft drinks
Sara-Sage
04/20/06 10:05 AM
* Re: Soft drinks
Stephie
04/20/06 06:55 PM
* Tropicana..
cailin
04/20/06 03:13 PM
* Re: Tropicana..
Sara-Sage
04/20/06 04:36 PM
* Re: Horrifying gym experience!
Shell Marr
04/19/06 12:43 PM
* Shell!
Stephie
04/20/06 06:57 PM
* Re: Horrifying gym experience!
Sara-Sage
04/19/06 08:29 AM
* P.S.
Sara-Sage
04/19/06 08:32 AM
* From the other side...
epa_ginger
04/19/06 07:35 AM
* Re: Horrifying gym experience!
Yoda (formerly Hans)
04/19/06 06:33 AM
* Re: Horrifying gym experience!
Ravenndark
04/19/06 04:16 AM
* Poor Stephie!
cailin
04/19/06 02:46 AM

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