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I'm Making Progress!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Today I completed my third day of water aerobics this week and I have to say that I'm making progress! I'm finding some of the moves much easier and I'm not as tired when I'm finished. I can feel the increase in my stamina and can see increased tone in my body. I'm enjoying working out and have made several new friends. It has turned out to be a big win/win for me!

  
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WOLFSPIRITS 9/19/2009 8:36PM

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AMYISSUCCEEDING 9/17/2009 5:30PM

    Congratulations on making progress. I think that is awesome!
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I've Achieved My Exercise Goals This Week!

Friday, September 11, 2009

I'm feeling proud of myself today. I set a private goal of going to water exercise four times this week and I met that goal! I also did quite a bit of walking - the team walk yesterday and walking for the purpose of exercise inside an air conditioned place. I'm not sure how sore my muscles will be tomorrow, but mentally I feel great!

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L*I*T*A* 9/11/2009 8:17PM

    fantastic..................you must be soo soo proud................i am too..........
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JULESELLEN 9/11/2009 6:07PM

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A Fifteen Minute Mile

Thursday, September 10, 2009

This morning our Polk County Group team met for our fifth team walk. Once again we all walked a mile in fifteen minutes. We were so busy talking and having a good time that before we knew it, we were all the way around the lake. I would have liked to do a second lap but I needed to get to water aerobics class. Who would have thought last year that I'd be able to walk a fifteen minute mile and not be the least bit out of breath! This is just one more example of measuring progress without the scale!

  
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    I HOPE TO MAKE THE NEXT WALK.

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TBRANCH2 9/10/2009 9:40PM

    I am sooo very proud of you and you definitely should be proud of yourself!! Maybe next time we will be able to do 2 miles??!! That can at least be our goal!! Keep going and before you know it, we'll be down to the size of Donna....hahahaha another goal, huh???!!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BLUEGOOSE2 9/10/2009 8:54PM

  WOO HOO!!

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FITWITHIN 9/10/2009 8:41PM

    I love those power walks.

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This Week's Workouts

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

So far this week, I've done 2 workouts in the water. Tomorrow, I intend to do another one. Tomorrow we have a substitute teacher and I understand he's a lot of fun. I'm looking forward to it! I've been alternating between water gloves and water weights this week and it seems to be helping my muscle soreness. I also cut down on the number of exercises I did with my arms above my head. This has helped with the pain in my shoulder and neck. (I still have pain but it isn't as bad when I'm more careful.) I will continue to do this until I see the neurosurgeon. I'm still waiting to hear about an appointment. I'd like to get it treated and move on with things! Patience is a virtue and all that!

I'm feeling pretty good about what I've been doing. My arms are looking more toned - I expect I'll be able to see more tone as the time goes on. I've only been consistently doing the water aerobics class for 5 weeks now. I'm enjoying it!

  
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    GOOD JOB

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L*I*T*A* 9/9/2009 6:02PM

    how wonderful to hear.............water exercises are the best for most injuries..........so glad they are working for you........i wear gloves in the water too..........mine are made if silicone,and it keeps my hands from getting cold.......blessings and hugs.................lita

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Labor Day Weekend

Monday, September 07, 2009

Today is Labor Day and we're going to a picnic at a neighbor's home. We had company until yesterday morning and were busy most of the time. For some reason I was especially tired after everyone left. Perhaps it was because we were non stop all day on Saturday. I decided to take it easy and listen to my body. Today I feel much more energetic! I guess resting for a day worked. I will try to eat healthy at the picnic and get my walking in early before it gets too hot.

Have a great Labor Day everyone!

  
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    HAVE A GOOD DAY AND A NICE LABOR DAY

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    HAPPY LABOR DAY

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L*I*T*A* 9/7/2009 11:39AM

    have a wonderful holiday monday...........blessings and hugs...............lita

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EDNABP 9/7/2009 9:44AM

    Have a great time at the picnic!

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MITECU 9/7/2009 7:16AM

    Happy labor Day to you also. Have a great time at your picnic.

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