Monday, May 23, 2011

Aerobic Mirrors

Over the past month I've been going to Kettle Bell classes once or twice a week.  Just like in every aerobics classroom there is an enormous mirror that covers every wall and sometimes doors.  Who came up with the idea of putting a mirror on a wall to where women had no choice but to look at themselves exercise? I'd have to say a man did and this is why.
Men LOVE looking at themselves in the mirror to see their progress before,during and after their workouts and even when they aren't exercising so that's why I believe a man came up with the idea of putting up these mirrors. 
Every time I go to class I stand to the side while we are waiting for everyone to join us and I look to see how much thinner that I've gotten from the previous week. Then we start to workout and with every bend, pull and heave I make I am able to see every fat roll, my butt jiggle and even focus on if I look cute doing this move!
I really find these mirrors to be very distracting versus helpful in my form.  I know these self-contentious mirrors aren't going anywhere so I must learn to not look at myself in the mirror and only at the instructor. GOOD LUCK!!
May has been a wonderful experience of getting back to basic eating.  All of May I have eaten nothing but fruits, fresh veggies and protein shakes/bars and I feel great!  I've lost inches and even though I am STILL at 210 lbs and for the love of God don't know why, I am proud to say I am loosing inches.  After May I have decided to continue on with this eating plan but add fresh fish and chicken to my diet.  This journey is a journey even though I am ready for this journey to already be here and me look fabulous but I need to be realistic.  Well, here's to aerobic mirrors and fresh food for June, Cheers!!