... and instead of running and hiding, I cornered her. I asked for her help.
And ... she said yes.
This is Nikki Crawford (http://www.nikkicrawford.com/) & she is one of the personal trainers at my gym. She is also really, really nice & works very hard to look. this. amazing. I know I've mentioned on some of my previous posts that what I am doing at the gym is not as challenging as it once was.
WELL... Mrs. Hempel- meet your challenge!
This coming Monday, December the 8th, I am meeting with Nikki for the first time to discuss my pain. I mean goals. And then I am going to work out with Nikki on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the gym. I don't know if I'll meet with her for months at a time or for a few weeks & then go on my own. I DO know this is going to be hard. It's hard to struggle, physically, in front of anyone- much less someone who looks that good. But as I said before, Nikki really is a kind person & she has already shown me a lot of enthusiasm over the weight I have lost. And we know each other from the gym & around town so it's not like I'll be working with a stranger. I just need to prepare myself, mentally, and remember that she's not judging me. She's going to help me. And I really am excited to watch the changes that will take place as I do the things she instructs me to do. I'll have to take before & after pictures just for this experience!
I'll never look like that in a bikini. But MARK MY WORDS:
I'm going to be smokin' by "summer 2009" in a one piece. and a sarong.
Maybe a sheer sarong. We'll see.