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Davy Jones! Oh no!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

So sad to read that Davy Jones has died. I remember The Monkees TV show from when I was in grade school. My own idols aren't supposed to be dropping dead; it's too soon for that!

  
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KATHYSCOLLIES 3/1/2012 1:20AM

    He was my favourite Monkee. I had quite the crush on him too!

He was cute, had a gorgeous accent, and since I too was a "Jones", I could pretend that we were related.... lol

I still have most of the Monkees' records , both on '45's and 'LP's too - now I really have dated myself! hahaha

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DANA48131 2/29/2012 9:11PM

    I loved Tiger Beat! I had not heard about Davy.... very sad indeed! :(

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SHAMILTON311 2/29/2012 8:05PM

    I was in grade school and had a crush on Davy Jones. I used to love watching the program and buying Tiger Beat and mooning over the pictures.

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SUZICANDO 2/29/2012 7:57PM

    I know, it just seems so wrong. I loved Davy when I was growing up.

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Positive week

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The sun is shining, and my house is getting cleaned out! The major declutter continues. How do we accumulate so much stuff?? It's pretty crazy.

I feel like getting my life in order is directly related to getting my healthy living in order. It's like I'm taking so much better care of my body and that's inspiring me to take better care of my personal environs and the rest of life in general. It's a really good feeling!

  
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NATPLUMMER 2/28/2012 9:58PM

    Yay!!

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BLUE42DOWN 2/28/2012 5:07PM

    emoticon

I definitely think bringing order in one area of life helps us bring order into others. You're doing emoticon!

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WOLFSPIRITMOM 2/28/2012 1:57PM

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Planking

Sunday, February 26, 2012

I haven't decided about plank positions yet. They are hard to do and make me miserable, which is an indication that they're good exercise, but I'm not sure exactly what it is they are really accomplishing. Except instilling dread in my very soul on core workout day.

  
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WOLFSPIRITMOM 2/28/2012 1:57PM

    I love planking!

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JLITT62 2/27/2012 8:47AM

    Really, best core exercise out there. And it's supposed to be hard!

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HONBAD 2/26/2012 10:17PM

    I agree - such a seemingly simple task, to just hold a position. But they are tough! It is one of my New Year resolutions to double the time I can hold one. I just did it today for the first time in over a month. My time did improve! I also dislike them but I think it is because they are so difficult.

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DANA48131 2/26/2012 6:45PM

    In Jillian Michael's Yoga Meltdown DVD they do rolling planks. Watching that blows me away. I do my own version on my knees... I don't know if I'm ever going to be able to do them the way the ladies in the DVD do.

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KARENDEE4 2/26/2012 6:14PM

    I did the modified versions on my knees. I can do the full planks now for a little bit. They will make your core stronger. It took me a while. Someday I will be able to hold the full plank for a while.

They also do not make my neck hurt. I had a neck injury in a car accident and crunches make my neck so sore because it is not strong.

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OVERHAULING-ME 2/26/2012 5:59PM

    I've never tried them. I guess I should.

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NATPLUMMER 2/26/2012 4:59PM

    If you keep doing them, you'll have a core of steel.

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OPTIMIST1948 2/26/2012 4:00PM

    I hate planks, but use them in yoga as a indicator of my overall fitness. The longer I can hold it, the bigger victory it is.

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NEWBIEBAIT 2/26/2012 3:42PM

    The nice thing about planks is that they're way more effective than sit ups and work more muscle groups with less moving around. I like them because I can work my whole body with em. What kind of planks are you doing?

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Overdone

Saturday, February 25, 2012

After yesterday's cleaning, I had an hour's workout. And today I am paying for my enthusiasm in a rather unhappy back. Alas, it's a day of rest for me.

  
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OVERHAULING-ME 2/26/2012 2:16PM

    OUCH! Take care of yourself!

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WOLFSPIRITMOM 2/26/2012 11:17AM

    emoticon Relax and take care of yourself, let your body heal!

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KARENDEE4 2/26/2012 10:53AM

    emoticonTake care of yourself!
I have done that before too!

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AFRICANDOLL18 2/25/2012 7:30PM

    Workout and cleaning....that's hard work..rest your bones you deserve it.

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NATPLUMMER 2/25/2012 6:09PM

    Poor back. Hopefully you'll feel better tomorrow.

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I can't argue with Myself!

Friday, February 24, 2012

I tried.

I told Myself I was really too tired, and my back was threatening wonkiness.

I told Myself that tomorrow is a Saturday and there's lots of time for working out.

I told Myself that I really didn't have time.

Myself kept yelling back, "I WANT A WORKOUT!!!!"

So I finally gave in and gave Myself one. A really good one, as it turns out.

Myself is kind of bossy, but she's usually right.

  
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BJUMPINGFORJOY 2/24/2012 9:07PM

    I know how you feel. I think we all have days like that. I know that if I go ahead and work out I feel so much better.

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NATPLUMMER 2/24/2012 7:34PM

    Go, YOURSELF!!

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DIANEDOESSMILES 2/24/2012 7:05PM

    I LOVE YOURSEFL Cos she is RIGHT !! U DID need that workout and it DID FEEL RIGHT !! WOOHOOO YOU GO GIRL !!!

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