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26 miles...and counting...

Thursday, October 06, 2011

As of the end of my 8.6 mile bike ride I have ridden a total of 26 miles this week, not much by some standards but very substantial to me!!! I never realized just how relaxing (mind clearing) a nice bike ride could be, but now I do!

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MOMTO2TOO 10/7/2011 8:25PM

    That sounds wonderful! I rode for the first time in a long time yesterday. There is a nice park with a hike and bike trail along a creek near my house. What fun!

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DOTTIEJANE1 10/6/2011 10:08AM

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Bike riding progress!

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

On Sunday I rode my lovely bike ten miles in a little under an hour! The weather was beautiful and it felt great! Yesterday was supposed to be Zumba time with a friend after school, but she twisted her ankle and couldn't dance, so I opted to go for another bike ride! It was a little slow going at first, legs felt a bit sluggish, but as I warmed up, it felt good and I managed to get a 7.4 mile ride in, in 40 minutes!!! We're going to be gone Friday thru Monday this week, so I feel the need to get as much exercise in as possible before hand! Regular Zumba tonight and maybe, just maybe a short bike ride! (It'd be great to get 20 miles in, in three days!)
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Random... but.. worthy...

Sunday, October 02, 2011

For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle. ~Robert Brault

I discovered this quote this morning, and it really spoke to me.. for me it goes beyond my personal relationships and into the relationship I have with myself! For far too long I have allowed myself to focus only on the world outside myself, in essence neglecting myself, but am so thankful that, that is no longer my truth! I am learning to love myself and getting stronger all the time!
Blessings to all who read this!!!

  
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ERIKO1908 10/2/2011 7:01PM

    amazing quote!! thanks for sharing!!

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CAT609 10/2/2011 10:09AM

    Thanks for sharing. It is too true. emoticon emoticon

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GOOSIEMOON 10/2/2011 10:06AM

    This is a great quote and a wonderful reminder to not take things for granted. Thanks!

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Seventy-five pounds and counting...

Friday, September 30, 2011

Weigh in day finds me down 1.2 pounds, which puts at 75.1 pounds since beginning my journey last Fall! (53.4 since joining Sparkpeople in February)!! I'm excited about the physical changes taking place with my body, and even more excited about the mental/emotional changes I'm undergoing!!! It's a great feeling knowing "I" am responsible for making me a healthier, happier person!
Everyone have a terrific day!!

  
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AMANDAJCD 10/1/2011 9:02AM

    Oh well done -- way to go!!! Best of success to you!

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CORKY982 9/30/2011 9:08AM

  Congrats on your losses!!! (doesn't that seem like a funny thing to say? Haha)

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LJR4HEALTH 9/30/2011 7:20AM

    emoticon what a great accomplishment 75 pounds awesome

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Crunching numbers and guess what...

Monday, September 26, 2011

It occurred to me today, that I am on the downhill side of my weight loss goals, with 29.8 pounds to go to reach my ideal weight!! I must admit that I've grown so use to saying (and believing) I need to lose another 45 pounds when my weight loss goals come up that I hadn't really taken the time to crunch the numbers!!! Of course, I have my work cut out for me, but I am going to do this thing!!!!

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GOTTALIVEFREE 9/29/2011 5:02PM

    This is some excellent news! Congratulations to you!! emoticon

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AKCHELLE 9/27/2011 12:59AM

    Way to go Grandma!

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MOMTO2TOO 9/26/2011 10:43PM

    Hooray for you! That is so exciting! I know what you mean. With Spark, I find myself getting so into the program that the numbers are kind of becoming secondary to the lifestyle. emoticon emoticon

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