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Whole 30
Sunday, July 24, 2016      1 comments

I've been off my game for a while. Between work getting hectic and eating my way through New Orleans, I have been eating poorly and not exercising. I'm tired and fat. The Dude has been struggling too...he's eating just as poorly as I am, not ... Read more
Happy 4th! Still struggling
Monday, July 04, 2016      3 comments

The school year ended, and so did the sessions with the trainer. I did okay for a while doing workouts on my own, but kind of fell off. This morning I got up and did 30 minutes of circuits in my back yard. My goal is to get at least 50 minute... Read more
The continuing insomnia battle
Sunday, May 01, 2016      0 comments

When I joined SP, I was about 25 pounds overweight. I was newly diagnosed with hypothyroid, had horrible digestive problems and crippling insomnia. My doctor put me on Synthroid for the thyroid issue, Remeron for the insomnia, and told me to t... Read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      1 comments

So I've been doing the after-school personal trainer for a month now. She is a Crossfit junkie, and the workouts are sort of crossfit-light. They are only half an hour, but they are brutal. Burpees, push-ups, running, horrible things with ket... Read more
Everything is new
Saturday, April 09, 2016      4 comments

Everything in my life has changed. On January 29, the Dude had a heart attack in the shower getting ready for work. Four days later, he had a triple bypass. It was rather frightening. He came through it like a champ, and was back home a week ... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      0 comments

161.8 Up more than half a pound since yesterday. Didn't do the Shred today (sore!!!) but I stayed after school and did two miles worth of Leslie. Lot of stress at work today. First semester is ending. The start of second semester brings... Read more
Day 10
Monday, January 11, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred Level 2 Day 2 Weight: 161.2 (wish I hadn't looked) Sleep: 5 Hours 34 minutes (restless 17 times for 34 minutes) Exercised, ate right, gained two and a half pounds. There are a few things going on here. *It was the... Read more
Day 9
Sunday, January 10, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred Level 2 Day 1 Weight: haven't weighed myself since Friday morning Sleep: 6 hours 51 minutes (restless 16 times/31 minutes) I thought I would skip to level 2 a couple of days early. It hurt. I couldn't do all the reps wit... Read more
Day 8
Saturday, January 09, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred Level 1 Day 8 Weight: didn't weigh myself this morning Sleep: 7 hours 13 minutes (restless 19 times/54 minutes) I got up early and exercised. I did the Shred and then 1 mile of Leslie Sansone afterwards. Last night the ... Read more
Day 7
Thursday, January 07, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred level 1 Day 7 Weight: 159.8 Sleep: 6 hours 58 minutes (restless 15 times/35 minutes) I have exercised after school every day this week. The older ladies didn't stop by today, so we threw in the Shred. I grabbed some 8-lb... Read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      0 comments

My coworkers wimped out on me. We did a 1-mile Leslie Sansone video instead of the Shred, with 10 minutes of weights at the end. Weight: 160.2 Sleep: 6 hours 45 minutes (restless 20 times for 46 minutes)... Read more
Day 6
Monday, January 04, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred Level 1 Day 6 Weight: 159.6 Sleep: 6 hours 22 minutes (18 x restless for a total of 41 minutes) I took yesterday off; less of a rest day and more of a "holy crap I need to finish my lesson plans" sort of day. Because of ... Read more
Day 5
Saturday, January 02, 2016      0 comments

30 Day Shred Level 1 Day 5 Weight: 160.4 (up .2lbs) Sleep: 6 hours 40 minutes (up and restless 19 times/60 minutes) Ow. Why was today so much harder than yesterday? Didn't get through all the reps of the strength exercises. I know I'... Read more
Day 4
Friday, January 01, 2016      1 comments

30 Day Shred Level 1 Day 4 Weight: 160.2 (down one from yesterday!) Sleep: 5 hours 7 minutes (woke up 14 times) I'm worried about how to keep going with the Shred after I start back to work on Monday. I'm up insanely early every... Read more
Day 3
Thursday, December 31, 2015      1 comments

30 Day Shred Level 1 Day 3 I skipped yesterday, basically because I couldn't get any alone time with the computer in my workout area. The dude had gotten up early. I know it's a lame excuse, but I have a really hard time being okay with h... Read more

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