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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

Day 2

Tuesday, December 29, 2015      1 comments

I have survived the first week of the holidays with so much unhealthy food that I've been afraid to look at the scale. But I'm getting back on track this week. Bought myself a new yoga mat and started the 30 Day Shred (again). I'm very sore r... Read more


Tuesday, December 22, 2015      4 comments

I'm on a much-needed two week break from school. I did bring home a whole bunch of homework that needs to be done...IEP's, unit plans, lesson plans, activities...there are not a lot of reasonably priced (or available) resources for planning les... Read more

And here we go again...

Sunday, December 13, 2015      1 comments

Seems like every December I get sick of my life and jump back on the health and fitness bandwagon. I struggle mightily to maintain my weight. Last July, I went up to Wisconsin to visit my parents for a week. They live in Door County, which is... Read more

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