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March Be Gone - March 31st , 2009

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

This one double-posted. Don't know why....

  
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KWASYLIW 4/1/2009 2:01PM

    Its a new month for both of us! Lets show April who is in charge!

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A good start to the sixth week

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Yesterday I only went 41 calories over the top of my range. In my defense, if this had been last week I'd have been under because my range changed on Sunday when I adjusted my calories burned for the week. Oh well.
I had TEN servings of fruit and vegetables.
I drank TWO litres of water.
I did over 30 minutes of cardio.
I did two sets of the FitFix circuit.
In other words, I met all of my goals for the day. I can't wait to see what today brings.

  
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EVAHUNTLEY 3/31/2009 2:47PM

    Way to go Penny!

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KWASYLIW 3/31/2009 1:01PM

    Go Penny Go!!!

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SKOUET 3/31/2009 11:25AM

    This is a great read for a great morning start! I hope today brings you that much satisfaction!

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GEOGIRL 3/31/2009 10:37AM

  Excellent! Now you are in control and kicking butt!

...and I'm still procrastinating at work :)

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Week 5 draws to a close

Monday, March 30, 2009

Last week's challenges were:
Nutritional - 2L water/day, 6 servings of fruits/veggies
Cardio - 30 minutes per day 6/7 days OR 180 minutes total for the week
Strength - planks (3 @ 30 seconds), 2 full-body workouts
And another pound release!

So how did I do?
water - 6/7 days
fruits/veggies - 4/7
cardio - 258 minutes
strength - no planks but I did do ONE full body workout
pound release? NO

Better luck this week. Richard's vowing to start eating healthier so that'll be a help of sorts. The kids are back at their dad's, too, and that will mean less chance of my eating out or eating less than nutritious snacks with them. Can I get back on track?
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SKOUET 3/31/2009 10:25AM

    I am sure you will be on track this week! It's sunny out, we can already hear Summer around the corner. AND the snow is melting (until the next dump...)! It's great that Richard has the intention to go in your direction regarding healthy eating - I hope he sticks to it! Good luck for your goals this week!
Your comment made me smile! Thanks!


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KWASYLIW 3/30/2009 1:51PM

    I have faith in you!!!

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GEOGIRL 3/30/2009 10:45AM

  Agreed, of course you can get back on track! You know what you have to do this week so do it!

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MACBERG 3/30/2009 5:30AM

  Of course you can!

Keep up the good work!

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Are you F'n kidding me?

Sunday, March 29, 2009

I'm up early on another SNOWY Sunday morning to head to the Running Room for our LSD run. For the third or fourth week in a row, Mother Nature has decided that we need to run in 3+ inches of snow. I have NEVER seen this much snow in a 16 week clinic before. I gotta tell you... much needed moisture or not... I'm getting a little peeved. emoticonC'mon Spring!!! Get your butt in gear, I know you can kick winter's scrawny behind out of Calgary for good! Do it!!! emoticon

Breakfast was good this morning.
Lunch is already made and will ALSO be good.
Just have to keep the snacks and dinner in line and it'll all be A-OK today.
Yesterday, not so much. :~) Dinner was at Montana's. Enough said.

  
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PINKCHICK130 3/30/2009 3:26PM

    All I can say is "GO AWAY SNOW"

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EVAHUNTLEY 3/29/2009 4:31PM

    That's why I love my treadmill :~) Gotta agree though, it's more than time for spring to get here. Enough with the snow already!

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GEOGIRL 3/29/2009 12:23PM

  I know! We drove home from Airdrie last night in a freaking blizzard and woke up this morning with more snow that ever in the backyard....more than a tad depressing! I hope your run goes well, I'm sticking to the treadmill today :)

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LAB-LOVER 3/29/2009 11:58AM

    Ugh! I feel for you! I just did 7 miles and it's 40 degrees and raining. Yuck! I got absolutely soaked! It's just got to improve!

-LL

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COOPSM 3/29/2009 10:11AM

    Penny---we have rain right now and its 56....might get wet snow tonight, be cool tomorrow and then it looks like where we are to be with the weather.....I am sending the Buffalo weather up your way girl...enough already!!!

I need to get my eating back in check still.....bad choices..over on calories....
Sounds like you have a great plan....good luck today!!!

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GIGI1222 3/29/2009 9:43AM

    I know how you feel about being ready for spring. We had a very snowy winter, and they are calling for possible snow showers today here in Ohio. I hope you are able to get out and run. Be safe!

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This is more like it.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

I drank my water, ate my fruits and veggies, got a bonus 20 minute run in today AND only went over my calories by 13!! It won't make up for the last two months of crazy eating but it certainly is a step in the right direction.
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GEOGIRL 3/28/2009 10:23AM

  woohoo :) I went over cals by about 25 but that means nothing when the rest of the day was so good!

Happy Saturday!

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