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Sunday results Monday plan

Sunday, May 30, 2010

5 mile run done, plus a bonus 1 mile run in the afternoon. ST done, tough one again, especially the reverse flys on the ball.

Dishes are not done, I did work on them though. No laundry.

No yard work done.

Bathroom not clean.

We had unplanned guests for dinner tonight, and it really threw my plan off. I made sure to get in my exercise though! It was so nice to see them, and we had a really wonderful BBQ dinner with them. All healthy except for the cupcakes they brought. Knowing ahead of time that they were bringing them, I was able to throw together a quick fruit salad as a healthy dessert option, which really saved me when the chocolate iced chocolate cupcakes came out! I did my main run quite late, it was dark when I completed. It was a nice change, but not my favourite time of day to run, I like getting it done early.

Monday plan

1 mile run, lower ST, 1 hour rollerblade

Dishes, laundry as usual.

Clean bathroom

15 minutes of yard work.

Start cleaning up the trailer.

  
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AGINGDAISIES 5/30/2010 11:30PM

    Great Job! Way to go with the flow and not jump ship! WAHOO!

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Saturday results, Sunday plan

Saturday, May 29, 2010

My run was over 1 mile, I got to run a trail run with my running buddy, it was sooooo much fun. We were running at a very slow pace, but the uneven terrain and up and down trail really revved up my heart rate. I got my core ST done, it was tough! I tried the Wheelbarrow walk with a flexibility ball, and it was very challenging! I love a good challenge.

My dishes are almost caught up, but I have to head to bed as soon as I post this blog, so they won't get completely done. Got the wash onto the line and back off again when it was dry. I have one other load in the wash that I will switch to the dryer before heading to bed.

I spent 90 minutes working in the front garden today! It is still not done, but I had to cook dinner and was just done in, no more energy. I got some wood chips moved into one area of the front garden. That was enough yard work for the day!

Sunday plan: 5 mile run, upper ST.

Keep up the dishes so I don't have a huge backlog again. 1 load of laundry.

Work on front garden and hopefully get it done.

Clean the bathroom.

  
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KIM--POSSIBLE 5/30/2010 2:09PM

    Sounds like a busy day! I love reading these posts. They seem to help you stay on track. Might have to borrow the idea myself, if you don't mind! emoticon

Keep up the great work!

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BEFIT014 5/30/2010 12:04AM

    Sounds like a great day!
Keep it up!

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CDUNCAN422 5/29/2010 10:50PM

  Whew! Good job.

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UMUCGRAD 5/29/2010 10:18PM

    emoticon What a day! Good for you!

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Thursday results on Friday, and Saturday plan

Friday, May 28, 2010

Thursday I ran my mile, and had a very slow interval run with my BFF, it was so stinkin hot! Did dishes, but didn't complete them, and did 1 load of washing, but it only made it to the dryer, not folded and put away yet. Front garden got started, but not until after 9 pm tonight, soon the bugs joined me and the sun left me, so I stopped. Lots more to do, there's always tomorrow!

Friday: Crazy busy day. Running errands all day long, shopping all the grocery specials, and I also bought myself some much needed footwear. I got 2 new pairs of running shoes, identical size 9 mens Reebok shoes on sale at Sport Mart for $40 each, but it was BOGO! I got em both for $60 plus tax! The other shoes I found earlier in the day at another store were $80! I was pretty happy with my deal. Then, I bought 4 new pairs of sandals, 1 purple, 1 brown, and 2 black (one for back up). They also are identical other than colour. I have a very hard time buying shoes. I wear orthotics, so sandals have to have a "heel" to hold them in place. PLUS, I have pretty big feet, I need a 10 in a lot of shoes. It is very difficult to find attractive shoes in my size. When I find em, I buy as many as I can! Hence, the men's running shoes that actually fit me, and aren't totally ugly, but honestly, I really WANT pink running shoes! When I am rich, maybe I will be able to find them and afford them, in the mean time, I will go with what I can afford!

Also, I got an extra shift at work today, so I had no time for exercise until after dinner. I got in my 3 mile run, ended up getting rained on a little during the cool down at which point I just started running again to get home! I couldn't dodge the rain drops and got a wee bit wet, but no big deal, I have run in the rain before! I was just glad I was wearing my old worn out running shoes, and not my new ones! When I got home I did a huge strength training routine I had set up for myself in the Strength Training manage workouts section available in the Fitness Tracker. I love this option, it makes it so easy to customize a workout for whatever I want to target. This particular routine I titled Full Body, and just included 2 sets of 15 for each of 15 exercises, with a variety focusing on each of the 3 important muscle sets. It was a fun workout! Then, I did 15 mins on the elliptical for some extra calorie burn. Gotta get to bed soon!

Saturday plan: 1 mile run, core ST. Maybe a run with a friend.

Dishes for sure, re wash the laundry in my washing machine then hang it to dry instead of leaving it in the washing machine all day again.......

Garden at front of house completed, and do side garden as well.

Start moving wood chips into front garden.

Do as much yard work as I can.

  
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AGINGDAISIES 5/28/2010 11:43PM

    GO! GO! GO!

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LAURAKINS 5/28/2010 11:08PM

    Wow, you are one busy lady! Your feet are going to look very pretty in all the new shoes you got! Hope the yard work goes well. That seems like it is never ending here! Have a great weekend!

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Wednesday results, Thursday plan

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ran 1 mile, 18 day streak. Rollerbladed for 60 minutes, ST complete, bonus bike ride to work and back, plus 10 mins warm up aerobics.

Almost 1900 cals for the day to compensate for high calorie burn.

Dishes didn't get done, or laundry , or yard work, a friend stopped by unexpectedly and we visited for the entire time I should hae been working. There is always tomorrow!



Thursday plan: 1 mile solo run, and interval run with BFF for 1 hour.

Dishes, 1 load of laundry, garden at front of house weeded.

  
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KALISWALKER 5/27/2010 6:16PM

    emoticonI had a dilemma today, have a second hike or do laundry and clean the kitchen. Did the cleaning, etc. That was good exercise you got today!

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AGINGDAISIES 5/27/2010 10:50AM

    Doing great!

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GOEGIRL 5/26/2010 11:54PM

    Good to know you always have time for friends - you're right, dishes can wait!

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MRSFARRA 5/26/2010 11:37PM

    I try to make my plan for the next day also the night before so that I know the op 4 or 5 things that i need to do. Good luck with your journey.

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Wednesday plan

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

So, I have been slacking in the results/plan blogs over the long weekend, but, my effort has been there in my days nonetheless. It's time to get back to it now.

Plan for Wednesday: Run 2 miles, rollerblade for 30 mins, ST

1700 calories target for the day.

Finish the dishes, do 1 load of laundry.

Work in my gardens.

  
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SAISHA100CJ 5/26/2010 11:22AM

    You go, girl! You are doing great!!

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IRONGRANNIE 5/26/2010 12:44AM

    I put them in my daily goals too or they would never get done!!!! :)

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AGINGDAISIES 5/25/2010 11:05PM

    GO GIRL!!! :)

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VEGGIEGIRLCOURT 5/25/2010 9:29PM

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who works house chores into my daily goals! =)

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