I was going to buy some hand weights, but then realized that I could get some of these instead with my health points. Not only would that save me some $$$, but these are a lot more verastile than hand weights - there are a lot more exercises that I can do with them.
I worked our during lunch today - weights for the first half, then ten minutes of cardio, then ended with abs. When I talked to the trainer to get my tubes, I told her how I was wanting so badly to get back in her classes. She complimented me on the fact that I was just back in the gym and told me to take it one step at a time. She's right. I mean, I went from going five mornings a week and two afternoons (sometimes three) to not at all. It's hard b/c when I try to do what I did before, I can't...I physically cannot and it's very discouraging.
Tomorrow she has an interval class during lunch. My daily goal for tomorrow is to attend that class. It's a hi-low class - one that I remember enjoying when I was coming to her classes. I just have to get myself prepared for it ~ to realize that I am not going to be able to go the whole class without a problem. I'll probably have to take a 30 second break here and there to get on track...argh, that's going to be hard. She's a great instructor, though - I know she'll see me through until the end!