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Fun in the Sun

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

I took every opportunity available today to go for short walks through the park and enjoy the sunshine. I'm praying for a chance to repeat tomorrow. Oh, and my knee was fine. I think I'll try for 30 minutes straight tomorrow!


Sunday Goal

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Progress reports are due tomorrow, so my goal today is to limit my workout time to ten minutes and complete paperwork instead. Crazy! I had no idea that healthy habits could be so addicting!


Love The Bike!

Friday, March 02, 2012

After my fears of being unable to get any cardio without causing more damage to my knee were relieved, I followed my doctor's advice and tried a stationary bicycle. Amazing! I only rode for 10 minutes a day for the last two days, but I love it! The bike I used got my heart rate up quickly and made my legs feel rubbery after just 10 minutes. My new cardio goal now is to hit the bike every weekday and work up to 30 minutes by the end of March. :)


Drugs are Good

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Okay, I finally took my bum knee in to my doctor on Monday. I didn't want to quit all these healthy changes just because I was experiencing some pain! He said I "just" had a lot of arthris in that knee and applauded the changes I was working toward. I got a shot in my knee and a prescription, and I actually power-walked for a few minutes today! Yippee!


Only Wednesday?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wow! I feel like I've put in a full week already, but it's only been two days! The good news is that my knee is much better today, so I have hope that I'll actually get back to some fun cardio next week! It is so much easier keeping a positive outlook without that pain!

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BETTA13 2/23/2012 12:44AM

    Knees are funny things...pain can come and go and it's hard to tell if it serious or "push through it" pain. Hope yours is doing great!
...Yeah, me too...can't wait for Friday.

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SERASARA 2/22/2012 9:53PM

  I agree about the pain. I hope you can keep up the good work.

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