All this hardwork... all the miles, all the early mornings, all the lean protein and the strict no sugar and no alcohol diet is going completely out the window as soon as I step foot in Montana. (Okay, okay, you're right. The chances of me hitting up an airport bar during my layover in Detroit are
Aside from the Marathon on August 1, I anticipate lots of hiking, lots of running, and an assload of drinking. None of these activities bode particularly well for my marathon finish time. But, honestly... I'm just hoping to avoid getting eaten by a bear, bitten by a rattlesnake or dying from alcohol poisoning while I'm out there.
Speaking of my strict diet... here's what I've accomplished since the middle of May, when I started this whole... "Get Fit for my 30th Birthday" thing:
I've only lost 7 pounds. But, I've lost 2.5 inches in my waist and about 2 inches in my hips. Which, I can totally tell in my clothes (I mean, when you can tell in your clothes, who really cares if you can't tell on the scale, right???)!!! The pictures don't really reveal much, unfortunately:
Before:I can tell though (who cares if y'all can't). And that makes me happy. I feel like I've adopted some good habits that I can continue (well... once I get back from vacation, that is). I do worry a little about all the calories I will be consuming whilst inhaling beer, nachos, fair food, beer, pancakes, cheeseburgers, etc... these next 10 days. Oh well. Hopefully, the hiking and running
I'm sure I'll be tweeting (cause I always am when I'm drinking a lot), so you can keep track of my shenanigans that way. And MAYBE I'll figure out how to post from my phone (although, I seriously doubt it).