It's been a tough ending, but glad I could do what I did! GRADUATION POST
Second half of the program hasn't been easy for me at all, but glad I made it through. And yes, taste buds are funny and change super quick. It has been a great experience but hope whenever I plan to do the next plan, I can put in the same effort through out. Thanks for all your support!
I have been suffering from major miss outs, back to Kenzai exercises after almost 2 weeks, some crazy experiences and hospital in and outs later. Hope to go through these last weeks strongly. Have been good on the diet front, and getting back to the exercises wasn’t that easy though I was much more breathless today and sets are much harder, but I think that’s a given. All of you are looking in such great shape!! As many of you have been talking about, sugars are more sugary now and salt is more salty now too— Kenzai has been a big eye opener as far as diet is concerned and last two weeks have pointed it out for me that it’s not that hard to stick to!!
Kenzai has been a sea change for me, I always regarded myself as a healthy eater especially on portion sizes but I’ve loved my sugar. Kenzai has made the priorities clear, getting off sugar hasn’t been that hard and fruits and veggies is one thing I want to be mindful of, i still have to remind myself of my three time fruit in take and it’s been a saviour in these last couple of weeks with health issues. I feel the first half of the program was much stronger for me as I have not been able to keep up with my exercises these past two weeks but have been trying to get in as much exercise that I can. It just doesn’t feel that the day is complete without the feeling of ‘sweating it out’! Hoping I’m able to take it beyond 90 days.
This week’s been toughest for me so far, had to miss 3 days of workout due to onset of sudden bronchitis, have been feeling very week. Got back to the exercises today but gave jump rope a miss, still quite breathless. Diet has been ok, but not that strong, have not been cheating on indulgences but have not been able to get the quantities right. Hoping to feel stronger this week and get back at it with full strength. ‘The struggle is real’ 😳🤐
So, this entire week was one whole new experience in itself. It was a 7 day work trip, which involved a lot of sitting and meeting people and literally working in an office set up for almost 10-12 hours a day; which is very unlike my home office experience. These trips happen once a quarter and are amazingly busy. I tried to keep up with the diet but fruit snacks were missed in between, some off meals happened (not too big ones but a piece or two of chicken tikka went inside me instead of an egg white); though I tried to stay healthy. Workouts happened pretty much but then I was trying to do some in the morning and some after work (but wasn’t too satisfied with the effort— was feeling just too tired). So, this week’s been tough diet as well as workout wise— but I’m back to my usual setting now— hoping to have a stronger week ahead. Missed on a specific indulgence as I feel I had too much of indulgences this week — even if it were a couple of bites.
Hope everyone is patting themselves on the back for getting over the hump and looking forward to the second stronger half of the programme.
So week 6 has been quite challenging workout wise; skips have been killing- leg and shoulder workouts have been drilling but the satisfaction of finishing the workout is immense. I am travelling for work the entire next week so a little nervous at the moment regarding diet but mostly about the workout and how I’m going to manage it every morning (as I like to finish it off first thing). Fingers crossed 🤞🏻!! Have a good week ahead everyone.
Jump rope of course... I can’t think of a single thing that comes near it 😀😀. Just finished today’s 1200.. no easy feat. Plus HK humidity adds to it!! How’s everybody else keeping up!!??
I’m so glad I checked the blog this morning and saw Pia and Emma’s posts. I was struggling with the workout this morning and was thinking my skipping is going backwards— tripping every 15-20. It was really really hard today. I’ve been struggling to find motivation this week, some health issues, work issues, hubby travelling, one sick child at home— my routine has just gone haywire. It was such a drag to get out of bed today. Workout was a struggle as well, but I managed to complete it which was quite motivating in the end. Now when I sit with my breakfast plate and read your blogs it feels I’m not alone struggling. Thanks for your posts girls 😘
Ok, so it’s been 4 weeks. My body seems to be changing, energy levels are high, food goes down better than when I started. Social life doesn’t revolve around food and drinking anymore. Went out on a date night this Friday but was able to figure out Kenzai friendly food, it wasn’t that difficult. 1000 skips done this morning, feeling quite energised. About the sustainability that all of us are thinking about now— I still feel getting a bit more down into the system and it will some how become part of our lifestyles— maybe not 100 percent but quite there I feel!! Hang in there everyone.
Yesss, I am from the herd that just had to find alllll the motivation inside somehow and drag herself to the end of this week (esp. Wednesday, Thursday)-- it got better on Friday, but maaann it was truly a TEST. And then comes SUNDAY which has 800 skips in store-- KENZAI does truly challenge you and at times I have to just roar--- KILL ME at the end of the skips for the day (well, it is motivating and helps a bit). At the end of every week, I have managed to say WOW I didn't know I could do that; which is truly my motivation! Saw lesser results this week, but then I guess it'll come with more grind. Keep it going guys... the blog really really helps (esp to see we all are struggling with similar things)-- and yes, I am kinda still struggling in to fit in all the grams- there are so many less hours in the day to eat so much-- hope that'll get better too.
Well, can’t believe week 2 has ended already, it is going pretty fast to say the least. I am quite pleased with myself that I have been able to keep up with the work outs as I was so scared of them before I started, didn’t know my body was capable of doing them- but it’s showing some results :). Jumping rope has been the hardest part for me so far, and today’s 600 literally killed me— I was unable to make myself jump in the last 100 or so— really had to kill it!! So, tomorrow is another day with another 600 plus the workout don’t know how it’s gona go??!! Any advice?? Easiest so far has been switching back to healthy food— but cravings are setting in, I was craving for a small piece of chocolate the whole of yesterday (having little ones at home doesn’t help— ice creams, candies are part of summer isn’t it— I promise I feed them some fruits too 🙃😬). I had to keep my mind off it, but it was going back and forth very often— today was much better though— but yes, truly testing my resistance. Hope all of you are hanging in there!!