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My Weekend
Sunday, October 02, 2011      9 comments

I had a busy weekend. Yesterday started out by volunteering at our community food pantry. It was the first time that I had volunteered there. I recently signed up with an organization in my town that coordinates volunteer activities. The f... Read more
Don't You Love it When You Sweat!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      11 comments

As Leslie Sansone said in one of her videos about people who say that they don't like to sweat "They don't know what they're missing!" Today I had a sweaty workout and I felt great. First I spent some time on the rowing machine. I ... Read more
Sleeker, Faster, Stronger-Final
Monday, September 26, 2011      4 comments

The 8-week Sleeker, Faster, Strongertraining program is over. I retested today. Here's my scores Pushups-Start: 15 Today: 20 Situps-Start: 12 Today: 14 Pull-ups -Start 12 Today: 16 1-mile: Start 15 minutes Today: 14:22 I am ... Read more
Fitness Plan-Week 1 Recap
Sunday, September 25, 2011      6 comments

I started the week strong but faltered during the week. Not due to lack of desire but due to illness and work weirdness. Here's the plan with my accomplishments: Sunday: Kettlebell drills DVD-30 minutes, Cardiokickboxing Abs workout-20... Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday was a strange day. Some weirdness going on at work and since I'm still not feeling great, I skipped the gym. Yup-no exercise for me yesterday-except a short walk in the morning. I will try to do some of my fitness from yesterday ... Read more
September Fitness Challenge-Day 1 complete
Sunday, September 18, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday I set my fitness plan for the rest of the month, rotating these workouts: Sunday: Kettlebell drills DVD-30 minutes, Cardiokickboxing Abs workout-20 mins, core ST Monday: Elliptical – 30 mins, upper body ST Tuesday: Rowing ma... Read more
Fitness Plan for the Rest of September
Saturday, September 17, 2011      5 comments

About two weeks ago, I had a plan to structure my exercise to be less structured….. if you know what I mean. Typically on the days that I am in the office (have gym access), I use the elliptical for 30-45 minutes and do core strengthening and up... Read more
Batten Down the Hatches - The Kittens Are Now Jumping On Everything
Thursday, September 15, 2011      21 comments

Much like with babies, kittens give you a few months of false security where you think that you can place things in a "secure place." This may be a table or high cabinet that are out of reach of the "little ones." I had such a place in my ... Read more
Met a Sparkfriend Yesterday
Monday, September 12, 2011      15 comments

Yesterday KELLEEH made it to Massachusetts for her vacation and DH and I were able to meet her. This was the trip that was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irene a couple of weeks ago. We had plans to meet for dinner. We arrived a little earl... Read more
Sunday, September 11, 2011      4 comments

For the Biggest Loser Team Healthy You Challenge this week I was tracking my calcium and trying to increase it. How did it go? Well let's just say that I'm glad that I take a supplement because the numbers are bad! The bottom of my range f... Read more
The Weekend is Here
Friday, September 09, 2011      9 comments

emoticon The weekend is here... well almost. I need it! Still fighting the fluid/nausea/dizziness thing. MUCH ... Read more
Dr. Appointment Today
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      10 comments

Went to the doctor today. I do not have any infections. Just fluid in my ears. Back on claritin-D and bromine for the nausea. Unfortunately it makes you drowsy so I will only take tonight. Maybe it'll counteract the insomnia that the claritin-... Read more
Strange Day
Sunday, September 04, 2011      12 comments

Last night I got dizzy while checking a flower planter. This was right after dinner. The rest of the night and this morning I was dizzy and sick to my stomach. I thought it was vertigo but I'm not sure if that's what it was. I started getti... Read more
Friday, September 02, 2011      9 comments

I had a good day today. I started the day off with one of the blueberry muffins I made yesterday and some egg white and cheese. I did a kickbutt cardio kickboxing workout. ... Read more
Blueberry Muffin Challenge
Thursday, September 01, 2011      6 comments

I am facilitating a challenge on the By the Numbers Team. It's call it's all in the numbers. It's a pretty basic challenge. We track some nutrients, calorie range, fitness, and water, earning a set number of points per item. When we reach 100... Read more

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