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Devon and Cornwall Constabulary do it Gangnam Style for Charity

Monday, January 07, 2013

Please do read and watch this, maybe even donate a few pence if you can manage it. Such an awesome job these guys have done for a truly awesome kid!

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KAYELENE 1/8/2013 6:58PM

    Loved it. I hope they manage to raise the rest of the funds.

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    emoticon Hope they raise a lot of money.
Thanks for sharing Lex. Hope Sophie is a little better today

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_LINDA 1/8/2013 12:39AM

    They did a fantastic job! Hope they raise lots of money!!

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    That was a great video!

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Sophie Update + Streaking

Monday, January 07, 2013

So far, so good. Sophie hasn't had another fit. She was quieter than usual for most of the weekend, but given what she'd been through it isn't surprising. Sophie is back sleeping upstairs on her sofa in Bry's old room, with the bedroom doors open in case she needs us. We are just blocking the stairs at night so that if she does have another fit she can't fall down them. I'm going to try and find a child safety gate to put there for the future (seen one online that is made of material), but we used a couple of laundry baskets the first two nights, and we have now exchanged that for a fold up bed frame that sits comfortably across between my bedroom door and Tara's. With a towel draped over it looks solid enough that Sophie won't touch it, and is soft enough if she knocks against it she can't be hurt. And it easily slides out of the way in a second if we need to move it.

It's weird. She never sleeps downstairs, because she hates being alone, but the night she had the fit, she seemed so reluctant to come upstairs that I put the light out and left her in the sitting room, but with the door open so there was a little light coming in and so that she could come upstairs if she changed her mind. I guess someone was watching over her that night to make sure she was in a safe place when she fitted.

Clare (K9 Ambulance lady) said that she probably sensed something and that was why she stayed put, but she has been more and more reluctant to attempt the stairs at night lately anyway, and I've had to really cajole her to get her up them in the last week or two. Maybe she had been having petit mal seizures up to this point. They would have been enough to make her feel wary I should think, even if they weren't obvious to us at the time.

Tara came up with an interesting speculation that I will put to the vet on Wednesday when he rings with Sophie's blood test results. The light in the sitting room was off, but the internet was on, and in the dark the lights on the modem flash very fast and seem very bright, so Tara wondered whether the fit was as a result of photo sensitivity to the flashing lights.

Sophie was quietly sick once yesterday evening and turned her nose up at breakfast this morning, but she gets like that sometimes anyway, and it may be a reaction to a bit of a change in routine. She has to have her dementia pill half an hour before food, so she is fretting that her bowl isn't on the floor. She is unusual in that she doesn't just wolf her food down. Instead she goes to her bowl and grazes at intervals through the day.

To try and deal with her not being able to do that this morning, I gave her the pill in a teaspoon of pate, got dressed, and took her for a 15 minute walk, which is about her limit currently, and by the time we got back and got dried off it was time for her food. She picked out a favourite piece of Baker's Complete from her food bowl, put it on the floor, stared at it for several seconds, then looked at me and walked away. Hmmm...

She curled up on the sofa, looking miserable, so I left her to rest, and when she perked up a bit later, I played with her food, rolling it along the floor for her to chase, and soon she was eating out of her bowl again.

And she loved her walk. Which is a good sign. :- )

This afternoon, Tara and I barricaded ourselves upstairs with Sophie and spent some time trying to fit-proof her room in case she fits in the night again. It is a small room about 7ft by 8ft and has a 3ft wide single bed and a two seater sofa in it, as well as a tall, thin bookshelf and a small dining table with folding leaves. Sophie gets up on the bed to look out of the window, but sometimes when getting back off she kind of gets one of her back legs stuck behind her, which can occasionally result in a bit of a limp, so that needed to be moved. Also, if she had a seizure in there the amount of floor space is so small that she wouldn't be able to stretch out, so could really do herself a mischief.

So, after some experimenting, we have put the bed base on end against the wall, and wedged the mattress lengthways between that and the table, with the last 1/4 of the mattress bent over against the bed base, to wedge it firmly and prevent it from falling even if knocked against. It is a very old bed and a pretty solid mattress, so I'm not worried about it getting damaged this way, and it means Sophie can clamber on it, sleep on it, and generally muck about without hurting herself. I've also used a couple of old pillows to pad out the table legs. She still has her sofa. It is nice and low to the ground, so easier for Sophie to negotiate. I don't want to change more than I have to so that she doesn't get disoriented. The room is now really safe for her, and if she does have a fit in there she should be well cushioned. Plus whoever is sitting with her while she recovers will have something comfy to sit/lie on.

I had to go downstairs during the re-arranging, to get the hoover amazing what accumulates under a bed when it hasn't moved in two years! I found a pair of nesting socks for a start! LOL I slid the new barrier aside, walked through, replaced it, and started down the stairs. As I reached the bend I turned round and could see the tip of a wet doggy nose and two eyes peering desperately over the top of the barrier to see where I'd gone.

I told Tara to keep an eye and continued down to get the hoover. When I came back up a minute later there was Sophie wagging her tail madly. She apparently had a good sniff at the edges of the barrier to see if there was a way through, quickly realised there wasn't so she stood and waited for me to come back. This is good. The big test will be when the postman comes. LOL

Incidentally, Tara is being very brave. She was terribly shaken up by the whole experience, and I was worried that she wouldn't be persuaded to stay alone in the house with Sophie, but she is coping. Hats off to her for getting a grip on her fears for Sophie's sake. She really does deserve a special mention. :-) It is so hard for her to cope with stuff like this, especially the total unpredictability of it all. I think that getting her involved in some practical efforts to at least minimize the potential problems should Sophie have another seizure has helped her feel like she does have at least some control of the situation. I know it has helped me. :-)

In other news...

Streakwise, I'm doing pretty well.

9/9 days spinning the sparkwheel.

9/9 days at least ten mins exercising.

8/8 drinking at least 8 glasses of water and well on track today.

6/8 eating at least 5 freggies. The two fail days I ate 3 and 4, so could have been worse, and as one day was caused by a diverticular blip and the other was due to Sophie being ill, I don't feel bad about it. Besides, after being up all Friday night with Sophie, and sleeping away Saturday afternoon, I simply didn't have time to eat all my meals that day. :-) As it was, I ended up eating my evening meal at 11pm on Saturday. :-) Mind you, I kept it lightish a piece of hake grilled, and topped with tomato salsa and melted cheese, with some broccoli on the side. Very tasty. :-)

Hoping for a good week.
Hugs,
Lex xxx
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BOVEY63 1/8/2013 7:16PM

    Sounds like you're doing great on the streak!
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Hope the vet has some ood answers for you and Sophie!
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_LINDA 1/8/2013 12:30AM

    You are doing wonderful looking after Sophie -great idea setting up her room for safety!! So glad Tara is coping, something like is so very frightening. It brings back memories when we were worried about Rio (died from brain cancer) was going to have convulsions. There is nothing worse to see then that :( as there is nothing you can do to help except wait it out.
Hey, how did my two missing socks get over there, you sock theif you!!
You have done fantastic with your program! Well done in spite of this trauma! Looking after your fur baby has to have first priority!
Thinking good and healing thoughts that Spohie will have no more trouble and that this med will help her out.
Hugs,
Linda xxx

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CHEVY63 1/7/2013 9:06PM

    Sending good thoughts your way! Sophie is lucky to have such loving people.

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CAT-IN-CJ 1/7/2013 4:23PM

    Sounds like you're making the best of the situation. Sure hope things continue to go well . . . and improve. Good for you for taking the extra precautions necessary to ensure her safety. (Well, as best as can be for the moment.)

Congrats on your streak. . . . keep it up!!!

Gotta go . . . my fur-kid is giving me the 'eye'.
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NEW-CAZ 1/7/2013 3:34PM

    I hope Sophie is on the road to recovery Lex , with you taking care of her she should be.

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ANNEMAC5 1/7/2013 3:28PM

    Thanks for the update, your love for that old mutt shines through. You have a great writing style you ever try sending short stories to magazines ?
Tara has done great and I think having a practice run of what to do during a fit would be great. You have been thoughtful on the room and great that Tara helped, what a team.
Doing well with your streaks keep it going ,
Anne :)

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CARLA-216 1/7/2013 3:12PM

    I just got caught up on your blogs. I'm sorry Sophie is having some difficulties. I hope for no more fits and for good blood test results. You are a good doggy mom to get things set up so that she doesn't injure herself if she has a fit when no one is around.

The K9 Animal Ambulance sounds like such a great service. I'm glad that is there for you. I don't know if we have such here, but I'm going to find out.

Sending hugs to you, Sophie, and Tara!

xoxo
Carla
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Back from the Vets!

Saturday, January 05, 2013

So we are back home, and THAT decision has been staved off for the moment. Thank the gods!!! You must have all been sending some really powerful vibes our way. Thankyou!

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Clare, the K9 Animal Ambulance lady got here at ten this morning and was absolutely brilliant! She hauled a very reluctant Sophie in and out of her car, metaphorically held my hand through everything, explained what the vet had told me while he was in the back getting Sophie's blood taken, then brought us home, and clipped Sophie's nails for me!

It was expensive. 90 all in, including her middle of the night visit. However, she is worth her weight in gold, so I'm joining her monthly payment plan so that we have transport to the vets should we need it in the future. Currently Sophie can't walk that far, even though it is only takes 15 minutes, and with no car this was proving tricky. Paying around 8 a month means that we have transport whenever we need it. :-)

At the vets...

Once in the examination room the vet examined Sophie quite thoroughly, and explained some of the causes of fits in dogs generally, and old dogs in particular.

He also noticed some other issues that I had seen but which hadn't made me worry, like her aimless wandering about which she was doing in the vet's office and which Clare the Pet Ambulance lady noticed last night.

So, he has taken blood for a 'fits and faints profile idexx' which includes the liver test she was booked in to have on Monday. He says that these most commonly come back as 'normal' but that will at least eliminates certain causes. The blood test results will be back on Wednesday, so the vet will ring me then, to tell me the results and talk about where we go next.

He also gave me tablets in case she fits again. He says that it is impossible to say whether she will have another fit, or whether this was a one off, but that if she suddenly starts having several fits in one day, the chances are that her body couldn't cope with the strain, so she will have to take the tablets daily for life IF she has another fit. Hopefully the tablets will control the fits.

The fact that Sophie has a number of lumps that are most likely tumours does suggest that it could be a tumour in her brain that gave her the fit, in which case she will get worse as it grows. However, the only way to confirm a tumour is a very expensive brain scan, and he feels that at her age, quality of life is more important than what is causing the fits, so if the blood panels come back normal, our actions will then be dictated by whether or not she fits again and how it is affecting her quality of life.

He has also concluded that Sophie has a level of dementia. To try and help with this he has given me tablets for her that simply increase oxygen to the brain to ease her symptoms.

And she has some anti inflamatory pain meds for her arthritic back legs, which he says are significantly weaker than they were last time he saw her.

BUT I mustn't give her the pain meds unless I absolutely have to, until the blood tests are back, just in case her liver is affected.

So this is where we are. I'm now on tenterhooks in case she fits again, but hugely relieved that she is still with us for now. Hoping very much that it was a one-off fit, and that the meds help her still enjoy life, even if it is a bit limited for her these days.

And if she is going doolally in her old age, well, she is in excellent company, don't you think? LOL

Enjoy your day. I'm going to stay up a wee bit longer and then go to bed for some sleep. I can't pull all-nighters anymore.

Hugs,
Lex xxx
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NOREGRET2010 1/6/2013 6:41PM

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MARUKI52 1/6/2013 10:08AM

    I'm so sorry to hear about your dog. I do hope she improves soon.

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ODDLASS 1/6/2013 6:52AM

    I hope Sophie is doing okay now? am pleased you have found a vet that isn't 'pumping' you for money and being honest about the point of paying for a scan!

You just have to enjoy the time you have with them, just the same as with any other friend or family member. I think our first little dog we took in, got dementia towards the end as well. She rarely left the garden, but then took to wandering off down the street. And when we went after her to walk her back, she just turned and plodded after us. Bless!!

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_LINDA 1/6/2013 12:21AM

    Oh my :( Our dog Rio died at the young age of only eight because of a tumour growing out of his brain :(( Mom was worried it was going to make him mad and not recognize us and snap out at us, but fortunately, it never happened -he just got very weak. He never had fits though fortunately. The way you describe Sophie, that was just so frightening! They don't have such a thing as a pet ambulance here :( Glad you have something worked out for the future that is more affordable.
Keeping everything crossed for better news..
Hugs,
Linda xxx

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ARTJAC 1/6/2013 12:03AM

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SUNNYBEACHGIRL 1/5/2013 11:44PM

    Giving your heart to your dog has so many rewards.

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-POOKIE- 1/5/2013 6:02PM

    I'm glad you had a sensible vet not ready to just take money and do whatever they can to make more.

I had a horrible experience with my rabbit... they overdosed him on anaesthetic and had to use two lots to bring him round...and charged me for two lots... THEIR mistake!

I hope your girl does ok x

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LYNNA1968 1/5/2013 5:39PM

    the k9 sounds like a great idea & one less worry for you. Its tough watching something like that & be completely powerless. Your being a great comfort. The pictures, especially the middle one. Lol hysterical!

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JANETTEB553 1/5/2013 3:19PM

    Oh it is hard.. Hope for good results and a long happy life for Sophie..

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CHEVY63 1/5/2013 3:15PM

    So sorry to hear of your scare, but glad the visit went well. Sending good thoughts to you and Sophie - our pets bring so much love into our lives, it's hard when they're not well.

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CHICCHANTAL 1/5/2013 3:02PM

    It's hard having pets isn't it? You know when you get them they are not likely to outlive you. Then they live with you for years, you fall in love, they are part of the family and one day . . . Hope Sophie is with you for a few years yet.

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RAINBOWCHOC 1/5/2013 11:05AM

    sounds similar to the advice we had. We were also advised to change his food to Chappie which is fish and cereal. There are many alternatives available these days and we feed Flower on dried food. We all wish you and Sophie a pleasant restful w/e

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KPA1B2 1/5/2013 9:56AM

  Awe, poor Sophie & family. Sending prayers your way.

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LOVESLIFE48 1/5/2013 9:13AM

    Keeping my fingers crossed for Sophie!! emoticon

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YOYONOMORE1 1/5/2013 9:09AM

    Praying all goes well for Sophie and thank goodness you now have transport to the vets if need be.

Hugs,
Shirl

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SHAWFAN 1/5/2013 8:33AM

    Hoping for a good outcome for the tests and Sophie doesn't have any more fits. emoticon

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BYEPOUNDS 1/5/2013 8:13AM

    sophie sounds like a loyal dog

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Sophie (my dog) had epileptic fit!

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Around 1am ish, maybe a bit earlier, Tara and I heard an almighty crash downstairs, followed by what sounded like someone throwing stuff round the sitting room. Raced downstairs to find Sophie in the midst of an horrendous fit!

Scared me to death, and sent Tara into a total panic.

Rang for a vet and got put through to emergency one, explained situation, by which time Sophie was coming out of the fit and trying to sit up, but kept collapsing.

No transport so they rang the K9 Animal ambulance for me.

Clare, when she arrived, was brilliant. She assessed Sophie very carefully, and told me my options, and which of them she felt were in Sophie's best interest. As Sophie was able to drink water, accept a piece of Frolic, could focus her eyes, and (with a lot of coaxing) walk around, albeit with impromptu sit downs whenever her back legs gave out, we decided to wait until my usual vet opens this morning, at which time the ambulance will return and take us there, and Clare will stay with us and bring us back home afterwards.

However, if Sophie had another fit, she would come straight back and take us to the emergency vet.

Well, it is now nearly 7.30am, and so far so good. Sophie slept deeply for a couple of hours, but was wide away, panting hard, and unable to settle from 5am onwards. And as I spent the time she was asleep panicking at every slight noise she made in case it was the start of another fit, I've had absolutely no sleep, and feel lousy!

Apart from anything else, I didn't dare risk her on the stairs, so we camped in the sitting room. That thin mattress I have is all well and good for a short seated exercise, but is no cushion for a night's sleep.

The really crappy news: Clare felt Sophie over and can feel several lumps that do not feel like fatty tissue. That coupled with the fit and other recent indicators could mean we are on the slippery slope. :-(

Wish us luck please, especially if the time has come for me to need to be strong enough to make THAT decision. :-(
Hugs,
Lex xxx

  
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_LINDA 1/6/2013 12:14AM

    Oh No :(((( Don't want to hear this :((
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LEB0401 1/5/2013 4:57PM

    Oh no, I'm so sorry. My childhood dog Maxwell had grand mal seizures. It was so scary to watch, and even after they were over he was so out of it. It's really tough to see the pets we love going through such a terrifying experience. For 10 years Max had a dose of Potassium Bromide (or something like that) drizzled over his breakfast. The medication worked wonders, and he didn't suffer from his epilepsy anymore. He lived a long happy life. He died at age 11 from liver cancer, and my parents donated his brain to Duke University for medical research. My little story...

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CHICCHANTAL 1/5/2013 2:59PM

    Oh dear. Hope things go as well as possible. How old is Sophie?

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SENATOR9 1/5/2013 9:46AM

    Hope everything come out good

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LOVESLIFE48 1/5/2013 9:09AM

    Oh Lexie. I'm so sorry to hear about Sophie. I know pets are a big part of our families. Whatever decision you make, you friends here will be by your side. Sending love, hugs, prayers and positive vibes. emoticon

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GARDENCHRIS 1/5/2013 7:09AM

    so sorry for you about Sophie .... it is hard when our pets get older.

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RAINBOWCHOC 1/5/2013 5:50AM

    Please feel our love for you all. We had a dog that had fits (over 20 years ago). He was a big dog and had been much loved. All we can say is your own vet will have some answers, trust your own instincts, and know you make good choices.
big hugs from Flower too

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APED7969 1/5/2013 5:42AM

    Sorry you have to go through that. It can be very scary! I hope that it isn't a more serious cause. Sometimes dogs will only get one seizure and never do it again. i hope that is the case with Sophie. Glad to hear you are getting the lumps checked out. emoticon

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BUBBLEJ1 1/5/2013 4:41AM

    Sorry, Lexie. My childhood cat has fits all the time, and it is very scary :( Hope you doggy is OK!

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ZURDTA- 1/5/2013 4:34AM

    Oh Lexie, I do hope the vet has good news.

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-POOKIE- 1/5/2013 4:34AM

    oh goodness poor doggy! I hope things go ok x

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ANNEMAC5 1/5/2013 3:54AM

    So sorry Lexie you have had a rough night must have been so frightening for all 3 of you. So glad you were able to have a good person come and check things over in the middle of the night.
Pets are such a part of the family but you will know although it will not be easy if you need to do a final vet visit. Hope that time is not now.
Hope you and Tara get some rest today
Love and hugs
Anne

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RAINBOW_LADY 1/5/2013 3:52AM

  This is a terrible time for you - I'm so sorry for you and really hope Sophie will be ok
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Belt-Hitchin' Arm-Pumpin' 3 Mile Walk With Leslie Sansone

Thursday, January 03, 2013

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My Leslie Sansone Walk Away Your Waistline with Walk Belt arrived this morning, setting the seal on what I would do for exercise today.

I did plan just to do one of the miles, but was so into it by then I didn't want to stop. I ended up doing the full three miles, and LOVED it!

I was surprised to find that as soon as I put the belt on I automatically straightened up. I know I can be a bit of a sloucher sometimes, so that is really helpful.

I was then surprised that we didn't seem to use the belt much at first, and even when we did it was for barely a minute before we tucked the handles back into the belt again. And that was how it went right through the DVD - short bursts with the belt and the rest of the time as normal.

Have to say, though, that I certainly knew I'd used it by the end of the three miles. Wowser!



Things I love about Leslie Sansone Walks:

Number 1

You can try her out for free online first, with three different walks available on her web page:

http://www.walkathome.com/try-walk-at-ho
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Not to mention that a search for Leslie Sansone on You Tube yields all her Exercise TV videos, plus extra ones posted by other Leslie Lovees. :-)

Number 2:

She sweats! Sorry, ladies... She glows! emoticon

I like to see that she is putting in a good effort on my behalf! And she is proud of her sweat! She calls us 'Sisters in Sweat'. I like the sound of that. :-)

Number 3:

She uses real people on her DVDs. Real people of all sizes and shapes and fitness levels. Gives you confidence that her workouts are aimed at all of us, regardless of ability.

Number 4:

Her videos are well filmed, but not slick. They are real. She jokes with the other people on the videos, and she gets distracted with her counting sometimes, but the camera just keeps rolling. "So what," she says, "if you go right or I go left. We aren't learning dance steps. We're just walking to the beat of the music."

But it isn't 'just' walking.

Number 5:

It is a lot more than just a walk! Walking just takes you in one direction .. forward. Unless you are a Pushme-Pullyu! emoticon

Leslie takes you forwards, backwards and sideways. She also has you doing tap outs and lunges, knee-ups and kicks, arms swinging and reaching. You get little stand up crunches and if you use the belt, or the stretch band. or even a couple of light weights you add an element of strength training to the walk as well.

So it is actually a LOT more than just a walk.

I plan to have a regular Leslie fest as part of my exercise routine - aiming for a three Miler twice a week if I can, with some shorter walks thrown in at other times.

Streakwise, doing quite well.

Spin the wheel - 5/5 days
Exercise at least ten minutes - 5/5 days
Drink 8 glasses of water - 4/4 days (and well on course today so far)
Eat 5 freggies - 3/4 days (yesterday had a diverticular blip that meant I couldn't eat my evening meal as planned, but I got 3 freggies in earlier in the day)

Enjoy your day!
Hugs,
Lex xxx
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CHICCHANTAL 1/5/2013 2:58PM

    so you have to dance about in the middle of the road? I'm impressed.

Posish B by the way. Posish A is further to reach.

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CAT-IN-CJ 1/4/2013 1:19PM

    Thanks for the review. Sounds like it'll get it done alright!
Will tuck it away for future reference.

Today I did 40 minutes of yoga from a new set of dvds . . . yoga for inflexible people.
It's not for weanies!
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CHEVY63 1/4/2013 9:18AM

    Sounds like a great workout! Glad you are on a streak!

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SHAWFAN 1/3/2013 6:33PM

    Glad you enjoyed it and had a great workout!

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    I love Leslie too!! So happy you found something you really like!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ANNEMAC5 1/3/2013 2:05PM

    Glad you enjoyed your walk I enjoy her to but have just used the walks from you-tube. You must be breathing better hope all your bugs have been beaten by the anti-biotics. You are doing great, proud of your get up and go emoticon emoticon emoticon

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3016DEBRA 1/3/2013 1:24PM

  WoW! I've not heard of her but I'll check it out! emoticon

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_LINDA 1/3/2013 11:58AM

    So glad you found something you can really get into (although I thought your wii games sounded like a lot of fun :) There are huge fans of Leslie on this site, including teams devoted to her! Enjoy!
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Have a totally terrific Thursday!
Hugs,
Linda xxx

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MAURIZIA 1/3/2013 11:18AM

    Oh, Lexie, how funny that you blogged about this today. I've restarted my SparkPlan, making one change a week. This week is posting to the food tracker again. Last night I pulled out my Leslie Sansone DVDs so that I can add walking with her to next week. Your blog reminded me of why I loved...and actually USED...her DVDs. She "talks" to us like a normal person who struggles to exercise...rather than as a military drill instructor. Thanks for the reminder!

Enjoy your walks!

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CARLA-216 1/3/2013 10:56AM

    Great job! I'm glad you enjoy your new Leslie workout!

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ANNIE924 1/3/2013 10:45AM

    Ok you have inspired me to start exercising with Leslie again. I have several of her dvds, including the one with the belt. I also like the series she has with resistance bands. I have been so lazy lately, but now it is time to step it up.

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MEEKCOMEHOUSE 1/3/2013 10:35AM

  Thank you for sharing. Many years ago (in VHS days) I too walked with Leslie. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed her sessions. You have reminded me of that, and I will look for more of her stuff to add to my routines!

Enjoy your day, and remember to enjoy now!

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MEEKCOMEHOUSE 1/3/2013 10:32AM

  Thank you for sharing. Many years ago (in VHS days) I too walked with Leslie. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed her sessions. You have reminded me of that, and I will look for more of her stuff to add to my routines!

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