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Gardening is exercise
Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

I worked outside today for an hour after work instead of going to workout. It is not cardio or strength training, but it is a workout. I have an ivy bed on a hillside and when I weed it I use muscles I don't use any other time! I have a large... Read more
Sunshine on a Cloudy Day
Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

Finally, a break in the weather after a very dreary weekend. We had an inch and a half of rain yesterday and today. By noon today it had stopped and the sky began to clear. If you never have rain, you can't really appreciate the sun. When th... Read more
What to do on a rainy day?
Saturday, June 05, 2010      1 comments

It has been a rainy day. I had hoped to sleep in, but I just can't seem to do that anymore. I can sleep maybe a half hour more on weekends than on work days. So, I watched some TV from bed, then decided to use the time. I got up and made bre... Read more
Zig Zag Path
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

I am making progress again after a zig zag path for the past few months. Travel, holidays, injuries, you name it. I continue to get back on the path again after each lapse. Spark really helps me keep me focus through it all. I am always trac... Read more
My Curves is closing!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      2 comments

Just heard today that the Curves in my town is closing. It is a small town and there are not alot of fitness options. The nearest Curves is 20 miles away! I go to the YMCA when I am in the city and have an ellipitcal trainer at home, but I re... Read more
Back in the Game
Sunday, May 30, 2010      2 comments

I am back to working out again, after a week of rest due to injury. I did 20 minutes on the elliptical yesterday and also quite a bit of gardening. It felt great to be able to be active again. Today, I am resting, but I will try 30 minutes on... Read more
Injury
Thursday, May 27, 2010      3 comments

It has now been five days since I have worked out! Probably the longest time in a year. I over did it last weekend and have not been able to do much since. My real mistake was not wearing my ankle brace. I have lengthening of the ligaments i... Read more
Balance
Thursday, May 20, 2010      1 comments

I am at the age where it is a fine balance between exercise and injury. I need to take a couple of days a week off to rest. I went to the YMCA on Monday and Curves on Wednesday. I felt something not quite right yesterday at Curves. I think I... Read more
Still Maintaining
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      1 comments

I am still stalled as far as weight loss goes, despite increased exercise minutes in April and May. It just seems to make me hungrier. But, I am maintaining not gaining. I continue to see people I have not seen in awhile and they make positiv... Read more
Pizza
Saturday, May 15, 2010      3 comments

I have maintained my weight loss for a year, but can't seem to lose more. There is always something to get in the way. Teacher appreciation week provided lots of free lunches, Mother's Day buffet, Field Trip to the amusement park, and last nig... Read more
Election Day
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      1 comments

Since I had to work Saturday and went to see mom on Sunday, I am happy to have today off! I had to work late last night and will work late again on Thursday. With this busy work schedule, I really have to plan to get my workouts in. My goal i... Read more
Eating very little and working out alot
Friday, May 07, 2010      0 comments

I saw someone today I had not seen in awhile. She was surprised at my weight loss and wanted to know what I was doing. I said "eating very little and working out alot." People are always looking for an easy solution to the problem. I have to... Read more
More Trouble
Thursday, May 06, 2010      1 comments

Well, I am in trouble again. Teacher appreciation week continues. Today was taco day. After eating too much lunch, I had no time after school to workout. When I got home there was a message on my answering machine that my mother-in-law wante... Read more
Three Comments Today
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

I have been having trouble sticking with the diet this week. Teacher Appreciation week and student council provides lunch each day! Today I had pork barbeque, no bun, pototatoe salad and baked beans. Not food I would usually eat! Also, I did... Read more
Just Do It
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      3 comments

It was a busy day! I had a state level meeting this morning, then went to work this afternoon. After work, I went to the mall to look for a rain jacket, to the greenhouse for plants and to the grocery store. When I arrived home at 5:15 I did ... Read more

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