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Monday, July 05, 2010

1. Name something you use in the shower?
loofa

2. Something people hate to find on their windshield?
bugs

3. Name something a man might buy before a date?
flowers

4. What is something you cook in the microwave?
leftovers

5. Name a piece of furniture people need help moving?
entertainment stand

6. Name a reason a younger man might like an older woman?
matureness

7. Name something a dog does that embarrasses its owner?
i really couldnt tell ya...

8. Name a kind of test you cannot study for?
nursing fundamentals :P

9. Name something a boy scout gets a badge for?
starting a fire

10. Name a phrase with the word 'home' in it?
go big or go home

11. Name a sport where players lose teeth?
football

12. Name something a teacher can do to ruin a good day?
detention

13. Name something that can brighten your day?
daughter's smile

14. Name a bird you wouldn't want to eat?
blue jay

15. Name something a person wears even if it has a hole in it?
jeans

16. Name something that gets smaller the more you use it?
scoth tape

  


It's July?!!??

Thursday, July 01, 2010

I can not believe it is already July! Where did the time go?

emoticon My trip to Cali was AMAZING! The sun was always shining and the weather was absolutely perfect! I actually did a lot of working out while I was out there. One day I went on a 7 mile hike in Muir Woods. That was intense! We did a lot of walking around when we went to San Fran, Sacremento, and Monterey. Then there were days where we had unit pt so we all had to work out for a hour. I thought it would be difficult to work out for a full hour because I usually only go for 30 mins but I did pretty well. I usually did 30 mins on the ellipitcal and then 30 mins on the treadmill. So overall I kept up with my exercising. But then there was the food.... yeaaaaa... didnt do so hot in that area. I couldn't really make food since we were in a hotel so there was a lot of eating out. I tried getting healthy stuff but I didn't. I had a great time but I was very happy when I got back home :]

emoticon I weighed myself the other day and I am back up to 156 :[ It's so depressing but I did it to myself. There is no excuse to the excuses I keep making but I keep making excuses. I'm thinking of starting 30 DS back up. I lost inches when I did it the first time so I want to see if it'll work again. I'm hoping to start going back to Zumba classes with Tasha because I really did enojy Zumba and I burned a lot of calories while having fun. So, I'm slowly trying to get my way back up there. I'm still trying to put my apartment together but that should not be an excuse because I should be able to fit in 30 mins somewhere! THE EXCUSES NEED TO GO!

emoticon I really suck at making goals because I don't know if the time frames are reachable or to hard so I'm going to try and make some for July.

1. Drink 8 glasses of water a day - this use to never be a problem for me but I have been slacking

2. Eat out only 1-2 times a week - this will be hard!

3. Do 30 DS every day or every other day.

4. Do at least 30 min exercising 3-4 days a week.

5. Snack on fruits and veggies!

That looks good for now. I need to write this down on a piece of paper and post them everywhere in my apartment lol


emoticonI hope everyone has a great 4th and doesn't slack too much :]

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

YINYANGSJM 7/1/2010 9:17PM

    You can totally do this Ashley! I have no doubt that by the time it's the end of July you will have met your goals and the weight will be gone. Have a great weekend!!!

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MARYONAMISSION 7/1/2010 3:52PM

    Great goals Ashley. I know you're back up but if you stick to your plan it will come off in no time. Awesome for all the exercise you got on your vacation. Not a lot of people can say that. Good luck on July and keep us updated!
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ASHESS85 7/1/2010 3:09PM

    Hey our goals sounds very similar. You're right excuses aren't worth it! So no more of those excuses for the both of us! I think July is going to be great!

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TEAM-SARAH 7/1/2010 11:19AM

    You got this! Just keep going to lots of Zumba since you enjoy it. You'll get into a routine and you'll be doing something you enjoy so it will be really easy to stick with. You just gotta keep going. Make a plan for your workouts so you can fit it into your day!

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BEACHMOMMY87 7/1/2010 10:27AM

    Great job on exercising while on Vaca, that's hard for a lot of people!! Just keep at it!! emoticon

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Changes :]

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A lot has happened and its making me crazy busy! Lol! I went to PA for Memorial Day weekend to visit family and see my friend since 7th grade get married :] I will admit that I didn't eat too great but I did actually get to workout... the fun way lol. I played two games of wiffle ball with my cousins and man hunt. I was very very sore for two days.
I signed the lease for my *FIRST* apartment today!! YAYYYYYYY!!!! I want to try and box all my stuff up and move everything into the apartment by next thursday or friday. Then it will stay there for two weeks...
It will stay there for two weeks cause I'll be in Cali for my military tour. I will definitely be working out, out there becasue they will make us. lol. So, I just have to eat good. I think we're trying to take a trip out to Yosemite on one of our days off too. Gotta remember to bring the hrm although I think it may be broken :/
So, I will be MIA because I gotta get all this stuff done in 9 days! eeekkkkkk! I wish I could get to this page from my cell phone...takes too long to load :P
But I will miss you sparkies and hopefully not too long after I come back things will be settled and I'll be back. keep up the great work yall are doing!!!!

  
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FITBECKSRN24 6/12/2010 11:09AM

    sounds like your in for some good stuff lady =)

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JME1631 6/5/2010 3:33PM

    Congrats on your apartment!

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LISALIVING1980 6/3/2010 6:44PM

    COngrats on the Apartamento! lol Glad you had fun in PA, I live in Pittsburgh. Dying to move somewhere with NO SNOW THO! LOL
Have a great time in CALI...and we will be waitin for you when u get back! :)

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ELIZAGETTINGFIT 6/3/2010 5:57PM

    Congrats on your apartment and hope the 2 weeks go by fast! Take a water bottle and remember to fill it twice a day, and track in a notebook! Cya
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TEAM-SARAH 6/3/2010 12:21PM

    Sounds like you had a really fun weekend. Congrats on your first apartment that is so exciting!! Have a safe trip to California!

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SDKENT79 6/3/2010 9:38AM

    Sounds like you had a fun weekend & got to work out some too! Good job!

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YINYANGSJM 6/2/2010 9:59PM

    You've got a lot of exciting things coming up! Good luck with the apartment and enjoy your trip west. Have fun with the sightseeing on your time off. Travel safely!!!! emoticon emoticon (sunglasses for California & muscles for moving)

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ZESTYREDHEAD14 6/2/2010 8:42PM

    I live in PA... holidays are always a toughie here! Good ol' almish cooking! LOL
Congrats on your new appartment! Thank you for your service. Stay Strong KR

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My ABC's :]

Saturday, May 15, 2010

If you are reading this, you have the honor of copying all these goofy questions and writing your own responses! Paste these instructions in the body of your blog.

A - Age: 23 :]

B - Bed size: full

C - Chore you hate: laundry :P

D - Dog's name: Brownie

E - Essential start your day item: shower

F - Favorite color: teal or magenta

G - Gold or Silver: Silver

H - Height: 5'3"

I - Instruments you play: used to be able to play the piano and flute

J - Job title: Civilian: Patient Care Tech
Military - Med Tech (Medic)

K - Kid(s): Abbie :]

L - Living arrangements: Me, Abs, and Abs Grandma, Joy (not my mother). I know what you all are thinking... lol

M - Mom's name: Soncha

N - Nickname(s): Ash, Ashedie, Ashie.

O - Overnight hospital stay other than birth: none :]

P - Pet Peeve: people who dont rsvp, and people who dont drive fast in the fast lane.

Q - Quote from a movie: "because I said so!"

R - Right or left handed: righty!

S - Siblings: sister and brother.

T - Time you wake up: work days is 6 or a lil earlier than that and days off are 650 to get Abs on the bus :]

U- First word that comes to your mind for U: dislike

V- Veggies you hate: tomatoes!!

W - Ways you run late: snooooooze.

X - X-rays you've had: foot and teeth.

Y - Yummy food you make: um spaghetti lol

Z - Zoo favorite: polar bears :]

  
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ELIZAGETTINGFIT 5/16/2010 12:46PM

    OMG ppl who drive slow on the fast lane also aggravate me!

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TASHISNOQUITTER 5/16/2010 8:41AM

    Im not sure I really ever "knew" your mom's name hahaha How long have we been friends??? haha

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Military Fitness Test

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

I passed my military fitness test on Saturday!!!

My results:

Waist measurement: 32 in. :]
1 1/2 mile run: 14:33 - my goal was to keep it under 15 mins :]
42 push ups in one minute - that's the max
51 sit ups in one minute - that'ts the max

So, I passed, I passed, I passed!!! Lol. Come July though we will have new fitness standards and its a little more tough. Plus, instead of just testing once a year, we will be testing twice a year so now I really can't slack off with the exercising.
I was looking back at my old fitness scores and I saw that one of my run times was 12:52! Now this was when I had to workout. There was no other option lol. But it seems so unreal that I actually have had a run time like that. So. I'm hoping that one day I will be able to run under 13 again!

Hope everyone has a great week :]

  
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CRZANGEL 5/6/2010 1:19PM

    Congrats! Yea my base is getting hardcore about it too. Our next test is Sept under the new standards, and we're going to have 'non-Airmen' counting our pushups and situps so there's no 'Airman counting' going on...they're really worried about people failing this one! Especially with not being able to make up in one area with another. I checked my scores on the new standards, if I stay where I'm at (score-wise) my score actually goes up! But starting July I'm going to be be busting my @$$ just training for those three exercises! Good luck!!

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YINYANGSJM 5/5/2010 10:10PM

    Great job Ashley! I was wondering how the test went. It sounds like you did an awesome job! Even though the thought of a fitness test makes me feel anxious that's a really good motivator, especially now that you have to do 2 a year. Congratulations!!!

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HORSE-NAVY 5/4/2010 6:42PM

    that is great!
now you know where you want your goals to be, don't give up on them

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TEAM-SARAH 5/4/2010 12:39PM

    You could look at it as a good thing that you have a couple fitness tests now to hold you accountable. You can make goals for your 1.5 mile time and challenge yourself with more pushups and situps! Great job!

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SANDYSLAND 5/4/2010 11:15AM

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IAMALIGHTHOUSE 5/4/2010 11:11AM

    great job
And thank you for your service. Many blessing
Sty safe.

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