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Day 77

Monday, February 13, 2012

Today I was able to get back on track with weights. For various reasons I was only able to get one weight session in last week. Today I did 30 min elliptical, weights (chest, bicep, delt, quads), crunches (regular, bicycle, reverse) and then 20 min of Zumba.

The Zumba game is a little frustrating at this point. It takes me a while to log on. I don't know if they could make it more complicated. It used to be (way back in the nintendo years) that you plug it in, turn it on, and you were good to go. I'm having Mikey, my oldest, figure out how to open up more sessions for me. Right now I can only do two easy sessions, which really aren't that easy at all. Zumba is fast, it's fun, but it's fast.

We've got another busy week ahead. Basketball practice for Stevie, Piano for four kids, guitar practice for one, track practice starts for Mikey, Valentine's parties for the three elementary kids, and I work on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. That means I have to get all my home jobs done by Thursday, and have some food ready to take to work this weekend.

I'd better get at it!!!

  
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MUSICMOMOF2 2/14/2012 12:40PM

    That is a busy week! Hope you are able to find some time for yourself!

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KPETSCHE 2/13/2012 9:29PM

    Busy, busy, busy. Hope you have a great week - even with all the running you have to do for the kids. Great job on all the exercise today!
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Day 76-Still going!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Yes, I did Zumba again today, for 32 minutes. Wow! The fast parts are really fast and I'm only on the first easy level. I need to "earn" more levels.

I'm ready for the week to start. I had way too much activity this weekend. I hope there isn't any snow. I really need the kids to go to school so I can get some stuff done.

  
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MUSICMOMOF2 2/13/2012 9:11AM

    Way to go Chris! Have a great week!

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ALLISON145 2/12/2012 11:11PM

    You're on a great roll!! Keep it going!!!

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KPETSCHE 2/12/2012 11:05PM

    I know what you mean, Chris. I don't get near enough done when the kids are home.
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Way to go on the exercise streak! I need to try the Zumba at some point.

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Day 75-More Zumba

Saturday, February 11, 2012

I navigated my game a little easier today. I hope I can figure out how to log in when the kids are at school. I did 30 min of Zumba today. I love this game!

Today Stevie had his second basketball game. My parents were able to go. His team won and he scored two baskets! The score was 18 to 8, so four points is a lot for him to score. He also played fantastic defense and had an awesome assist. Stevie is very talented in both music and sports. He's fun to watch!

  
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MUSICMOMOF2 2/12/2012 7:29PM

    Glad to hear you had a great day!

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KPETSCHE 2/12/2012 12:23AM

    Sounds like a fun day. Zumba sounds like a lot of exercise - I've never tried it but it looks fun. Way to go on the day 75!

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Day 74-Zumba!!!

Friday, February 10, 2012

I went shopping today with all the kids. Yes, I'm nuts!! They all needed different items, and they didn't have school, so we all ventured out first thing in the morning. I think I found everything I was looking for, even Zumba for the Xbox360 Kinect. So today for my workout I did my first Zumba class. I'm glad it was at home. It's been many years since I took Jazzercise, and Zumba has a lot more hip motion. The kids were all busy with their own computer games, so they didn't laugh at me. I managed a total of 42 minutes with doing some tutorials and one 20 minute class.

I love it!!! This will be such a fun addition to my exercise routines!!!

  
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LIVERIGHTNOW 2/11/2012 10:30PM

    I go in the bathroom with my computer (DVD) and close the door to do my Zumba. I am such a klutz! ....but keep trying

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BRANDTSGIRL 2/11/2012 11:19AM

    Your doing great with Zumba, and yes Zumba is allot of fun and you move real fast.
I have the first kit that has 4 Cd's to it along with shakers. Afer I've done Zumba for 1 hour I'm exhausted.

I must be nuts I'm always with my kids while shopping:)

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BRANDTSGIRL 2/11/2012 11:18AM

    Your doing great with Zumba, and yes Zumba is allot of fun and you move real fast.
I have the first kit that has 4 Cd's to it along with shakers. Afer I've done Zumba for 1 hour I'm exhausted.

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MUSICMOMOF2 2/11/2012 10:03AM

    Sounds like fun! Have a great weekend!

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LESLIE_2B_LESS 2/11/2012 12:34AM

    I love Zumba - but haven't tried it at home. I take Zumba classes 3x a week, and I love them! For awhile we were getting together at my church on Saturday am and doing the original Zumba tapes together.

Good for you!

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KPETSCHE 2/11/2012 12:14AM

    Good job, Chris. Sounds more productive than my day. I sewed a cape for Kyle to wear to the opening of Star Wars Episode I in 3D (his little group were going to dress up in Star Wars outfits but he forgot to tell me until last night). Needless to say, I didn't get the cape done so he'll have to wear it for the rest of the movies when they come out in 3D - I'm sick of sitting at the sewing machine and cutting fabric! Ugh! What we do for our kids - right?!? Have a nice weekend.

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BLUE42DOWN 2/11/2012 12:08AM

    Sounds like a lot of fun.

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Day 73

Thursday, February 09, 2012

I got called in to work today out here in my small town hospital. It was my first time being the only pharmacist on duty. The technician was there too, so she could help me if I had trouble finding things. It was a good day. Slow at first, then really busy for most of the rest of the day. The last half hour slowed down a bit too. That shift will help make up for the fact that I stayed home for a shift last weekend during the snow storm.

I did my workout after work today. I did 40 minutes on the elliptical. I wish I could do more, but TOM hit and I need to go slower. I overdid it last month, and had a tough time recovering. I won't be able to swim or do weights for the next couple of days, but that's okay. I'll try to do 30-60 min on the elliptical, probably just 30 tomorrow.

  
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BRANDTSGIRL 2/9/2012 9:07PM

    Take care of you:)
And great about the work out !

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MUSICMOMOF2 2/9/2012 8:20PM

    Glad that you were able to make up some of your hours. Take care of yourself!

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