Take THAT Winter Blues: 90X3 and the Worst Winter on Record

This post won’t have a lot of words. The pictures say it all.

I would say that I’ve got close to the worst case of winter blues I’ve ever experienced. Combine the worst winter on record, with the probably toughest season of life yet, throw in some female hormones and a fairly bad diet, and you’ve got–winter blues on steroids.

So yesterday I spent the day moaning about my stupid decision to start 90X3. I still don’t know why I signed up. I’ve got a fused spine that gets sore from just sleeping, two little kids who love to cling to my legs, and did I mention it’s winter and I hate it?

Needless to say, I was NOT in a good mood yesterday or today.

But then my husband let me sleep in today (AMAZING) and when I woke up he was so stinkin’ excited about taking before and after pictures, that I decided to suck it up, choose a little bitsy bit of JOY, and start what I committed to doing.

Okay, that was more words than I’d intended. But it set the stage. So, I inhaled a fried egg, drank some water, and turned on the DVD.

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This is me. Realizing what I’m about to start.

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This is me. Winded, at like 6 minutes in.

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This is me. With 17 minutes left to go. Of a 30 minute workout.

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And this is me. Staring in disbelief at what they call “Donkey Kicks”. I tried some. It was weird.

So, workout 1 of 90 complete. We’ll see how this goes … I’ve never spent so much time collapsed on the floor during a 30 minute workout. But, I can sure see how doing this for 90 days would get my muscles toned and my heart healthy! Here’s to 89 more days!

Take THAT Winter Blues!

About kristinlindeen

I am Kristin. I am Erik's wife. I am Joshua, Rebecca, and Andrew's mom. I am known nationally as the "QBQ! Daughter" and keynote on Personal Accountability and the QBQ. I am certified in Myers Briggs and am passionate about helping people understand themselves and others better. I am John and Karen's daughter. I am sister to many, mentor to some, friend to others. Most defining, I am Christ's daughter, adopted by God--rescued and saved by grace. And almost every single day, I need to be reminded of that truth. Come say "hi" at www.QBQ.com and of course, browse the blog! I'd love to hear from you, so comment away!
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2 Responses to Take THAT Winter Blues: 90X3 and the Worst Winter on Record

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  2. Troy Holmes says:

    Haha! I love this! You can do this. I have a fused spine and a fused toe and I’m 60 days into it (and twice your age)! 😉

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