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Trying To Keep Exercise At 120 Minutes
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      4 comments

In order to stay with my plan to keep exercise to 120 minutes or under, I am not leaving for my classes until 8:30a.m. I will take my time getting there, take my time in the locker room and not push myself to keep a frantic pace. My goal today... Read more
Another Good Day
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

I had another great day using moderation and modification today in water exercise. It is still a struggle but I will prevail!!!... Read more
I Met All 8 Of My Goals Yesterday!
Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

I'm very proud for meeting all 8 of the exercise modification and moderation goals that I set for myself yesterday. Here's how I did" 1.) I was in the water for exactly 120 minutes. Goal met! 2.) I drank 30 ounces of water - 10 bef... Read more
Incorporating Exercise Changes
Friday, July 27, 2012      6 comments

Incorporating exercise changes for moderation and rest is proving more difficult than I had anticipated. I modified my arm position when we did interval training this morning, just as my doctor advised me to do. I noticed a big difference in h... Read more
Practicing Moderation With Rest Time
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

This week I'm practicing more moderation and incorporating more rest time into my busy schedule. It is very hard for me, who has always turned the focus on everyone else, to turn the focus on my own needs. However, I'm giving it the old colleg... Read more
Finally We have A Handle On My Thyroid Medication!
Saturday, July 21, 2012      4 comments

After 3 years of messing with my thyroid medication, it is finally at a steady therapeutic level! This is such great news! I feel the best when my TSH is 1.0 and my free T4 and reverse T3 are in the normal range. This week I finally reached t... Read more
Intervals Are Making A Difference!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Last week I wrote about adding interval training to your workouts. This week, I am happy to say, I have noticed a difference in my overall recovery time after each interval. What we did today was 15 seconds of flat out water running followed b... Read more
Practicing Interval Cardio
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

Both yesterday and today, my water classes did interval training. Are you surprised that we can integrate interval training in the pool? Imagine, if you will, trying to run really fast in a tub of watery jello. That's what it felt like to me.... Read more
Busy, Good Times
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

Last night our local team had a team dinner. I think I can stick my neck out here and say all of us had a great time! I love these monthly dinners and I'm really bummed when I can't make it. There was an abundance of laughter and support. It... Read more
Time To Do Something Special For Me
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      2 comments

Last week, as I was analyzing my own behavior patterns to see when I tend to crave sugar foods, I realized something was missing from my weekly schedule. I get plenty of exercise daily and make a real effort to eat correctly. It wasn't until I... Read more
Two Tired Old Dogs To The Vet Today
Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

This afternoon hubby and I took our two spoiled rotten, old K-9s to the vet for a check up and shots. (one is 14.5 years old and the other 15.5 years old) Needless to say, after the shots and toe nail clips, we were not very popular with them.... Read more
A Busy Sunday
Sunday, July 08, 2012      4 comments

Today I started out by attending a craft fair. I especially enjoy crafts shows that have handmade items that require some level of skill to create. I found many treasures there and even purchased several items that I hope to give as gifts. As... Read more
A Good Day
Thursday, July 05, 2012      3 comments

I did a great (if rather long) workout today. It was filled with much laughter and some socializing. I stopped at the grocery store on my way home and noticed that everything in my cart was healthy. I drank 80 ounces of water today too!... Read more
Let's Hear It For Spark People's Plan!!!
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      4 comments

I'm happy to say that after two long , intense workouts and several short ones (along with watching everything that goes into my mouth) all of my cake weight is gone! See, the Spark People plan really does work!!! I was able to have my cake an... Read more
Being Creative Makes Me Feel Better
Monday, July 02, 2012      7 comments

About a month ago, I promised my neighbor that I would made him a wreath for his birthday. My hubby and I sort of take him under our wing and watch out for him. He is a very spry 86 and loves to socialize. I purchased the flowers and grapevin... Read more

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