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Never underestimate an old gal

Thursday, March 25, 2010

emoticon emoticon emoticonI am hooked on Zumba emoticon emoticon emoticon
Today is another gorgeous day that makes you glad to be alive and want to take long brisk walks in the sunshine and then come inside and zumba.

Here is Inspiration for anyone interested in the power of staying fit while having a good time. The woman is well into her 80's.
Some copies say the guy she's dancing with is her grandson.
Mama mia......Go Girl, Go !!!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkHvRCp3z5A

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Exercise Plan for Day 10
walk 2 miles
zumba 30 minutes
strength train

  
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PATRICIAANN46 3/26/2010 3:54PM

  I have seen the video of the 80 year old woman and her grandson before and also an interview of her. If you NEVER stop dancing, you can DANCE FOREVER!!! A friend of ours played for the Chicago Bears. One summer their coach arranged for the entire team to take ballet lessons for the entire training period. The guys were pooh-poohing it and thinking it would be a piece of cake. He admitted when it was over that it was the most difficult training session he had ever done and that he had a whole new respect for dancers. He also said that he had never been in better shape.
Do you have a DVD that you Zumba to or do you go to a class?

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LAURIEKRGR 3/25/2010 8:26PM

    I love the video it is fabulous!!!

So are you, Zumba on babe!

Thanks for sharing!!!

emoticon emoticonMiss Laurie

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DESERTDREAMERS 3/25/2010 8:25PM

    Go, Granny! Oops, entered twice

Comment edited on: 3/25/2010 8:26:02 PM

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DESERTDREAMERS 3/25/2010 8:25PM

    Go, Granny!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/25/2010 12:41PM

    I have a new role model. I prefer to think of her as a cougar. This is so going to be me in my 80's. You can plan on it. emoticon

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SHEALUNA 3/25/2010 12:30PM

    Can't WAIT to Zumba for the first time EVAH on Saturday. Woot!

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Einstein Strikes Again -- Day 9

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Once again the medical experts have come out with the results of another 13 year study on 34,000 women and the battle of the bulge. This time they’ve determined that for middle aged or older women…even 60 minutes of daily physical exercise will not prevent most women from GAINING weight, under the NORMAL American diet.
And ‘If the weight is already on…it’s almost impossible to lose it’

Oh good! Really Einstein ???

They spend tons of money on these studies and end up knowing ‘Jack’.
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34276015/vp/360
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Just tell me how you fight ‘ninja’ metabolism, and avoid the frustrating plateaus....I’m already doing 1200 to 1400 calories.
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Exercise Plan Day 9
Brisk Walk 2 miles
Zumba 30 minutes
Strength Train 30

  
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DOCYJK 3/24/2010 3:46PM

    I'm eating between 1400-1500 calories a day, and I'm doing cardio for 90 minutes (at leas) including circuit strength work. My calorie deficit is about 1000 a day, and I'm still only losing 1/2 - 1 pound a week! Either I have a VERY VERY VERY slow metabolism, or my thyroid autoimmune problem really holds things back.

Of course, if I ate the 'normal American diet' I'd gain a pound A DAY!!! What's up with this?!?

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PATRICIAANN46 3/24/2010 12:35PM

  I have decided to stop reading and spend that time exercising. That way, depression has a lesser chance of taking over my life!!!!! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/24/2010 11:58AM

    I've known this since day one of menopause. No study needed. LOL.

I do 2 hours of cardio a day. I am trying to do a minimum of 12,500 steps a day and on most days I get in much more up to 25, 550. My best so far.

I eat 1200 to 1500 calories a day now. Usually on the low side.

If all else fails I may have some of my organs removed to lose weight. emoticonI'm really not using my uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and appendix. I probably have too much liver. And they can suck out some fat while they get rid of all of those too. emoticon

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SHEALUNA 3/24/2010 9:33AM

    I wish somebody would pay me to do a study. About how stupid these studies are! emoticon (Big fat eye roll.)

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Zumba...baby...Zumba ! ! ! Day 8

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Outside is a gloomy, drizzly, dreary day.....
But inside...I have the Salsa Music going...the hips are moving,
And the music is ON ! You have to love it.
emoticon emoticon Zumba baby....Zumba emoticon emoticon

And here is something sure to put a smile on your face
I Love this kid -- Baby Dancing to Beyonce
CHECK OUT THE LEG ACTION
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aswr40bLaE
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Exercise Plan Day 8 of 100
Raining Again
Zumba - 30 minutes
Strength Training

  
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ROWAN532 3/26/2010 5:38PM

    followed Morticia here.......i loved the baby.........now i am wanting a grandbaby..............OMG did i just type that out in the open...............yeah i did.......

great blog emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/23/2010 8:43PM

    Love the zumba!!

The dancing baby was hilarious. Love it!!

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BROOKDOESLIFE 3/23/2010 2:42PM

    You are rocking it! I love it. Keep up the GREAT attitude through the dreary day. Love the video!!

I am thinking about trying Zumba tomorrow night at the gym. emoticon

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SHEALUNA 3/23/2010 2:28PM

    Can't wait to try it! Zumba! Zumba!

Love the baby. That's hilarious and soooo cute!

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Acceptance - Day 7

Monday, March 22, 2010

When I was younger, I was soooo obsessed with what others thought of how I looked and what I did, that I drove myself into yo-yo dieting all over the place. I was far more willing to hear the negatives, that when an actual compliment came my way, I thought I was being patronized. So when it comes to acceptance, I have a great appreciation for people who care about me, even knowing all my 'flaws'.

Which brings me to a smile for the day: Mark Gungor -- Song of Solomon Girl.
enjoy !
www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuGKDLleNiY
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Exercise Plan Day 7 of 100
Raining Outside
Zumba - 30 minutes
Strength Training

  
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PATRICIAANN46 3/23/2010 11:26AM

  That is definitely one advantage I have found re: aging. I don't care even half as much what others think. It is so liberating!!!!!
Thanks for the YouTube. It was hysterical!!!
You are doing so well with your exercising. I am proud of you!!! emoticon

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BARBARAROCKSIT 3/22/2010 10:37PM

    Love it ..

Thanks for sharing!

I'm still laughing!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/22/2010 10:20PM

    Very funny. I loved it!!

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SHEALUNA 3/22/2010 5:30PM

    Oh my word I nearly wet myself! That is one of the funniest things I've seen in awhile! Of course, I've read that before, but he is hilarious presenting it. Gosh, I feel like one HAWT chica!!!!!!!! emoticon

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Food and Friends -- Day 6

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Almost every time I get together with friends, it always comes back to food. And it is hard to resist when the person you are with, thinks they have to shove food at you, to show you how much they care. I think I am going to make myself a button that reads: ‘Do Not Feed Me’,
so when they go into their ‘Would you like some …’ mode,
I can whip it out and put it on my shoulder.
I guess changing roles is hard on everyone, including the people who are used to seeing you a certain way.

To that, here is something to make you smile ….
Another clip from 3rd Rock From the Sun …Romantic Interlude:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmBJwcWRhdk
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Exercise Plan for day 6 of 100 day challenge
Walk 2 mile -- done
Zumba 30 minutes

  
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PATRICIAANN46 3/22/2010 12:53PM

  I could use one of those buttons too. I find myself suggesting alternative activities when one of my friends suggests going out for lunch. She is always pushing MORE and MORE to eat. I like her alot, but do have to avoid food situations. emoticon

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SHEALUNA 3/22/2010 5:07AM

    I need a "Do Not Give Me Alcohol" button. I've gotten pretty good at resisting food (even when it's thrust upon me), but alcohol is another matter. Especially in a culture where buying random people drinks is quite normal and drinking alcohol when out is pretty much expected. People have problems when you want to stop at one or two. I'm not sure why. Do they feel guilty because they are drinking more? No idea.

Bizarrely, it's the ones pointing out my weight gain and telling me I need to lose weight that are the worst culprits.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/21/2010 4:16PM

    Another funny video.

I want a "Do Not Feed Me" button too. LOL.

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BARBARAROCKSIT 3/21/2010 4:16PM

    I thought about getting one of these last month myself

http://www.tackytclot
hing.com/servlet/the-109/*DON'T
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Happy Sunday.

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46SHADOW 3/21/2010 8:24AM

    Like this. I know about the food thing.Peer pressure to eat.

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