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Shopping

Monday, June 18, 2012

Wasn't totally mortified by clothing shopping yesterday.

  
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BLUE42DOWN 6/18/2012 3:20PM

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What an exciting Non-Scale Victory!

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LORELAI19 6/18/2012 11:29AM

    I can't wait for that day!! Good for you!
~L


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Trying Something New

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Today I tried something new- something I thought was for 'fit people'. I went with some co-workers to Santa Monica Pier and we did interval training on sand.

I felt so good during the work out- to have my body answer in performance to the demands of my ego was a quiet victory during my work out. The fellas I was with who are 10 years younger were doubled over after the short running. I felt light on the sand! Me-- feeling light, as the muscles responded.

What a fantastic way to start the day.... except for the piss smell in the parking lot, of course.

  


Non-Numbers Rewards

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ya know, what your husband says- "Hey, I can really see your hips and thighs shrinking", you can be sure I woke up feeling fabulous.

Had three co-workers notice my efforts this week.

Jumped rope for longer than I ever had (okay, it was only five minutes straight without stopping).

Will be running with co-workers at the beach this weekend.

Loving it!

  
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CHACKER2 6/15/2012 11:03AM

    Thats great that you have encouragement from you husband.

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Cardio Difference

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Yesterday I noted the cardio improvement by leaps and bounds. As part of my warm up for the boxing/weights cardio class, we can either run the perimeter, or jump rope.

I jumped rope for 5 minutes straight without feeling labored. I quickly broke an sweat and my heart rate was elevated, but I can only describe it as if the blood flowing through my veins was flowing through smooth glass tubes, not tumbling and struggling over rocks.

I felt like a well oiled machine.

  
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CHACKER2 6/13/2012 11:14AM

    After being a couch potato for 30 years. Exercising feels great. I actually feel bad if I miss a day. emoticon

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TISTEN23 6/13/2012 11:07AM

    Thats great!

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Renewal

Monday, June 11, 2012

I am not pleased with my food choices over the weekend. Good thing today is another day. I'm ready to roll!

  
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CHACKER2 6/12/2012 11:07AM

    Just resolve to do better at picking the right foods and then get back on the program. I always have problems with eating the wrong things after I see the number on the scale go down. emoticon

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KLAISAWESOME 6/11/2012 2:37PM

    I had the SAME issue this weekend. We're in the same boat! Thank goodness it's a new week!

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