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My Shorts are too Big

Saturday, July 25, 2015      5 comments

A few weeks ago I attended a family gathering. It was an outdoor event and the temperatures were high and the humidity was even higher. Though I rarely wear shorts, I decided that, given the heat and the planned activities, shorts were in order.... Read more

Nothing Kicks Your Ego Like Swimsuit Shopping

Saturday, July 11, 2015      6 comments

I overdid my legwork...again... Because of this, even walking is painful. I've tried resting but I'm getting too restless. I've decided swimming or work in the pool might be a good option. ...but I can't find my swimsuit. Armed wit... Read more

July 2015 Goals

Thursday, July 02, 2015      6 comments

This blog entry will be brief. No fluff. GOALS FOR JULY (Subject To Change) 1. At least 800 minutes of logged fitness (this is 200 more minutes than my goal for June) 2. Log food at least 23 of 31 days, staying in range 24 of 31 days... Read more

June Wrap-Up (2015)--Not too Shabby

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      1 comments

Well, June has come to and end! Overall, it was a pretty good month in fitness for me. Most of my goals were exceeded! During June, however, I went a little overboard and had to take time off from most of my strength training activity... Read more

Six (6) Weeks! Day 42!!!

Saturday, June 27, 2015      4 comments

I am thrilled to have made it through my 6th week! emoticon Read more

Day 36, Closing in on 6 Weeks

Sunday, June 21, 2015      4 comments

I've been on my renewed health plan for a full five weeks. I feel like there should be some significant changes within 6 weeks but I know that isn't necessarily true. I'm not as young as I was the other times that I lost weight or gained st... Read more

Yesterday Should Have Been A Rest Day

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      2 comments

It's Day 33. All I'm doing today is walking or marching in place. That's it. I did too much yesterday. I was tired, really tired, but determined to get my work-out done. I enjoyed the beginning of the work-out but then I seemed to tire more... Read more

Day 31: So far, so good :) Meeting Goals

Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

This is Day 31. I restarted my program mid-month so a full month of activity also ends mid-month. I think I'm finding consistency. I think I'm hooked again. Read more

Day 24: I'm Paying Attention

Monday, June 08, 2015      3 comments

I had a few rest days in a row last week. They weren't really completely rest days since I was moving furniture, wiping walls, and walking back and forth from one building to another. My part-time job has ended for the season and I'm helping to ... Read more

Goals for June!

Monday, June 01, 2015      3 comments

May went pretty well. I began exercising in mid-May. Technically, I had 16 days to work with in May, once I actually started. In the 16 days I logged 776 minutes. That's an average of 48.5 minutes per day! I'm quite pleased with those results. ... Read more

Day 16, The End of May

Sunday, May 31, 2015      0 comments

I'm planning to end May with a day that includes both cardio and strength training. It's day 16 for me and I believe I've done pretty well for May. Not including the minutes I'll log after my work-out today, I've recorded 727 minutes. That... Read more

Day 11, Unplanned Rest Day

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      2 comments

I was all set for my cardio work-out along with upper body strength training. I was looking forward to my work-out all day but as the day progressed, I felt more and more drained. I don't really feel sick, but I feel not well. The actual feeling... Read more

Day 9, Being Patient

Sunday, May 24, 2015      2 comments

It's Day 9. I'm doing well! It's incredibly hard resist the temptation to jump back in at the level where I was before. Since I'm starting again, I know that I'm still really a newbie but the bigger weights look so shiny and tempting, and r... Read more

Day 7, It's been a good week

Friday, May 22, 2015      0 comments

It has been a pretty good week I had one intended rest day and one unintentional rest day. Today will be a semi-rest day since I'm a little sore. Although yesterday was an upper body strength day, it's my legs that are sore. I did hav... Read more

Huge Appetite

Thursday, May 21, 2015      1 comments

Lately I have had a huge appetite. I have no idea why but I always want to eat. Logging my food again is helpful. I can see where I'm going overboard. Unfortunately, I'm pretty close to my calorie limit for the day and I really want to eat... Read more

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