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3 Pound, 5 Pound, & Beyond

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      3 comments

Strength Training today. I have a 20 minute Denise Austin workout DVD. I started with 5 pound hand weights, but discovered they were too heavy. Switched to 3 pound weights. "No Worries." When I Am Able to use the 5 pounds weights, I will kn... Read more


Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

There's a big difference between "I can't" and "I don't want to." I started a 30 minute dance video this morning. At the beginning, I was thinking "oh, I can't do this today" -- but, really that was the "I don't want to" gremlin. I'... Read more

Walk This Way

Sunday, July 26, 2015      6 comments

I talked my DH into going for an evening walk with me. There's a nice trail close to our house. Paul has back issues so he tired out before me. He found a bench to sit on while I finished the trail and picked him up on the way back. Read more

Shake It Off

Saturday, July 25, 2015      5 comments

45 minutes of Zumba done before getting ready for a Bridal Shower. e... <a href=Read more

A Word About Dancing

Thursday, July 23, 2015      6 comments

I love dancing! I'm not any good at (rhythmically challenged), but that doesn't matter. I still love it. I love the music and movement. I know my body wouldn't be doing these actions in my everyday tasks, but when I dance... hips shakin... Read more

Multiple Small Steps

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      7 comments

Multiple Small Steps: 1. Cooking my egg McMuffin at home. 2. Adding a few extra steps to my walk. 3. Watching less TV. 4. Choosing a smaller size soda. 5. Passing up the garlic bread. 6. Choosing popcorn as a snack. 7. Me... Read more

Say Yes

Monday, July 20, 2015      4 comments

Say "Yes" more often. I don't mean yes to sweets and going out to eat, but "yes" to life's adventures. My sister called and asked if I wanted to go to a beach today. I felt like staying home or maybe going shopping, but she had the day of... Read more

A Hiking We Will Go

Sunday, July 19, 2015      6 comments

TIKITAMI's page invites us to "Come Hike With Me!" I couldn't actually hike with her, but I did take up the invitation. DH and I went on a hike today. Read more

How Many Times?

Saturday, July 18, 2015      7 comments

Woke up with a migraine headache. Good excuse not to exercise. Nope, I can push through it. 18 Day Streak: 15 squats; 15 wall push-ups; minimum 15 minutes workout video. My head is going to hurt no matter what I'm doing. I walke... Read more

Keeping All My Pounds

Friday, July 17, 2015      6 comments

I'm keeping all my pounds. I don't want them, but I'm not doing the work to get rid of them. I've started exercising again. This is good, but I can't exercise off all the burgers & fries, ice cream, and pizza that I've been enjoying. Y... Read more

Chandelier Swinging

Thursday, July 16, 2015      5 comments

I was watching a cooking show this morning. I've made a commitment to myself to exercise first thing in the morning. I wanted to watch the show -- I wanted to keep my exercise streak. Read more

How It Feels

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      6 comments

I just finished 45 minutes of Zumba dancing! emoticon I like how it feels. I'm alive! Read more

Honest to Goodness

Friday, July 10, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I went on a Girl's Day Out shopping trip to a resort town. Shops up and down on every street. It's a dream place!! I went with my girlfriend, her mother, and her 26 year old daughter. Now, I can fully understand the 26 year ... Read more

Remember "Why"

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday, I was reminded "WHY" I want to get fit. My sister and her 12 year old daughter went bicycle riding at Peninsula State Park. The trails at the park are my favorite place to ride! My husband and I use to ride there. Unfortunatel... Read more

Life to Live

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      8 comments

Spent the morning researching beach vacations. I'd love to find a cottage to rent for a week. Some other vacations ideas: rafting at Big Bear Adventures; Pictured Rocks Sea Kayak Tours; Train Trek in Trego; Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes; Hikin... Read more

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