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Friday, October 18, 2013      4 comments

Okay--this may be TMI for some people so leave now.... I think I have a UTI--every time I lay down, I feel like I have to pee. So--get up, go to the bathroom and little or nothing. Go lay down, feel like I have to pee, go to the bathroom and li... Read more
BMR Calories VS what I've been doing--looking for advice
Saturday, July 27, 2013      2 comments

I had a bodyscan done using the machine where you stand on the metal and hold the handles and it runs a charge and measures body fat vs lean muscle mass. I improved in 6 months!! But it said my BMR is 1455 kcal. I have been trying to keep m... Read more
Celebrate!! Celebrate!!!
Sunday, July 21, 2013      1 comments

Six months ago, just before turning 56, I had a body scan done to see what % lean body mass I had versus body fat. Today, I had the scan done again-- I wanted to see if I'd made headway. I have a healthy BMI (24.2) AND a healthy PBF (% body f... Read more
Getting back to it
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      0 comments

I worked out hard Monday morning--and had absolutely no energy Monday afternoon. I couldn't keep my eyes open. So I took yesterday off--no exercise, slept in, did easy stuff (well, cleaned the fridge and freezer--but wasn't strenuous) and ate ov... Read more
Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

Okay--really no big deal but the wheel is REALLY not cooperating. I have not seen double digits for quite awhile and I am getting 2s and 3s--not even 7s! Yes, I know the wheel is like that--soon I'll get lots of the 10s and even 25s but--I WANT... Read more
Feeling sore and tired
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      1 comments

I have been to 4 exercise classes since Monday morning AND did Jillian's 30 Day Shred once. (If I don't get to class, I have to do that DVD--pushes me to go to class!) Today I really went for it--heavier weights, 110% and I am feeling it tonigh... Read more
Wow--what a job
Sunday, July 07, 2013      5 comments

My DD2 is working on a 1928 oyster schooner this summer--living and working so yes, no AC. But she is learning to sail and we got to see her in action! It was great! Touring around NY Harbor is always nice but on a sailing vessel--wow. I see why... Read more
Exercise plan for July 1 week
Sunday, June 30, 2013      1 comments

Okay--Monday AM I will run my virtual 5K for the Daisy Challenge and then (hopefully) take Angie's class at the gym. I will run on the treadmill cause it is just TOO HOT to do it outside. Tuesday--stuff at work during the day so MAYBE a cla... Read more
Dear Me -- Day 7
Friday, June 28, 2013      0 comments

Dear Me, This may be the last letter to you--but it has been a good exercise for me! Planning and talking myself into the exercise has been useful! Today, you got up even when awakened at 4 AM and 5:45 AM. Your alarm went off at 7:25 and yo... Read more
Dear Me -- Day 6
Thursday, June 27, 2013      1 comments

Dear Me, Yes, posting earlier today cause you have done a great job already! You got out to the power pump class and pretty much kept up. I know those lunges and squats were hard today cause you worked hard yesterday and the hips are sore. But... Read more
Dear Me -- Day 5
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      1 comments

I am so impressed! You were really tired this morning cause hubby didn't come to bed at all last night--you didn't sleep very well but you still went to the killer class at the gym! WOOHOO! You took some ibuprofen so your headache would go away... Read more
Dear Me--Day 4
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Wow! You got up early and went for your run. I love that you remembered the heart monitor so you could record pace, etc. I cannot believe you did 2 30 minute work outs--and ran/walked 4 miles! That is just super!! And you were done by 9 AM--AND... Read more
Dear Me--Day 3
Monday, June 24, 2013      1 comments

Doing great!! You did walk to and from the dentist today--even though you thought you were running late and it was hot. GREAT JOB! And then swimming--you did more swimming than standing around so that was great. I know you didn't get LOTS o... Read more
Dear Me--Day 2
Sunday, June 23, 2013      4 comments

Wow! You did super today! Up and running BEFORE church and then the long walk into town at 2:00--yes, it was hot but you did it! You even remember the Sparkcoach challenge and really pushed for the 60 seconds. And your eating has been good--re... Read more
A Letter to Myself
Friday, June 21, 2013      4 comments

Hey, there, Self! I know you have been having a hard time. Life is going good--DD1 got her PhD, DD2 is back in the state and has a seasonal job, DD3 has a summer job and is getting good experience--but you have NOT been working out or eatin... Read more

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