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Well... keeping it going...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

I managed to walk 3.85 miles tonight on TM, I was alternating walking 3.5 mph (17 min mile) for 2 minutes with walking 4.0 mph (15 min mile) for 2 minutes... and it felt great... I mainly was going for an endurance thing rather than an exertion thing... it worked well. I burned lots of calories and kept it going.

My eating was good. I am doing a lot more advanced planning of my foods now than I did the first time and I'm finding it to be an interesting approach that is rather different in my head.

But all is good. I will get back in goal range quickly if things continue and if I continue to do what I know I need to do.

Talkin' the talk and walkin' the walk!
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KAYOTIC 1/13/2010 9:52AM

    You Go! emoticon

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ANNIEONLI 1/12/2010 11:10PM

Using Spark's newest emoticon ...I like it!

BTW - love the Markbuck's background pic!

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TWEETYKC00 1/12/2010 9:53PM

    just keep up with it, all work can be good work!!! hang in there and stay with us!!

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Really hating this cold...

Monday, January 11, 2010

I made it through 9 minutes of 30 day shred.... and then ran out of gas.

This is far from the worst cold I've ever had, but it is sapping my energy... so I'll just baby step it and rebuild slowly.

Just frustrated... But I did manage to do 34 sit ups, 14 push ups, and 30 back extensions on the ball.

Very very tired.

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COOP9002 1/12/2010 4:53PM

    Be sure to take care of yourself. By the way, the weather is supposed to be better next week.

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ANNIEONLI 1/11/2010 8:26PM

    then GO TO BED!!!!! emoticon

Good job listening to your body...now, seriously...go to bed and rest up.

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Yesterday's Random mp3 Playlist for TM

Monday, January 11, 2010

1) The Fear-Lily Allen
2) Boom-Anjulie
3) Obsession-Animotion
4) Losing My Religion (cover version)-Colton Ford
5) Fortune and Fame-Naked Eyes
6) No Life Without Wife-Bride & Prejudice Soundtrack
7) Nanafushi-Kodo Drummers
8) I Do the Rock-Tim Curry

As usual, it was my eclectic mix... stuff from the 70s to present.

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COOP9002 1/11/2010 2:02PM

    Interesting mix.

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THATWEIRDGIRL 1/11/2010 11:26AM

  I love eclectic mixes. And I actually own the first two songs.

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Last week's recap...

Monday, January 11, 2010


I managed 5 of 7 days exercise last week.
I hit 300 of my 300 minute goal.
I only was 7 calories short of my 1500 calorie burn goal.
Steps, well my pedo needs a battery.

My sit ups are at 33-34 of 32 Army minimum.
My push ups are at 14 of 12 Army minimum.

All in all not a bad week and this is with a cold at the end of it...

So I feel good about last week. I did manage 33 mins on TM with this cold... it's not a bad one, but it is sapping my energy and endurance. I was about whipped with that. I also mostly kept my calories in check and in range... and the end result...

I weighed in at 147 this morning!!

I can also tell that might thighs aren't rubbing together already. I love that since that was a condition that I have lived with since I was a teenager, but for the last 16 months of my life... and it was starting again.

I don't have any of my old fat clothes left... except for a few comfy things I couldn't part with... like sleep pants, sweatshirts, sweaters, etc... (not stuff I wear in public). And I can't afford to buy new clothes... so I have no choice but to stay at my healthy weight. (Not to mention that I don't want to go clothes shopping for new bigger stuff, HELLO?!)

Maintenance is a journey, not a destination.

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ANNIEONLI 1/11/2010 11:15AM

    Totally! On all points, it WAS a good week! and things are changing even though you feel like crud...just have to keep moving forward! emoticon

I hope you're feeling a bit better this week...with more energy! emoticon


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Only one day off, despite coming down with a cold...

Friday, January 08, 2010

Only did 38 minutes on TM tonight, but I kinda ran out of gas... and I am sure I'm coming down with a cold.

But I exercised and stay just within calorie limits.

My old resolved is returning... and my random playlist helped:

1) Janine-Kim Wilde
2) Legs-Art of Noise
3) Hungry Like the Wolf-Duran Duran
4) Hold on Tight-ELO
5) Take 7/8-Ofra Haza
6) My Lips Are Waiting (Goa Groove)-Ashanti
7) A Passage to Bangkok-Rush
8) Singing Out My Life-Paula Cole
9) Love Is All We Need-Celine Dion
10) Rock Lobster-B52s

It's also nice feeling myself tightening up enough to not have my thighs rubbing together.

I did 33/32 sit ups and 14/12 push ups today... continuing to rebulld.

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FISHING88 1/9/2010 1:05PM

    You are doing awesome! I hope you are able to fight off the cold so it won't affect how you feel for the coming week. Keep up your consistency!

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