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Probably Just Something Totally Inelegant

Sunday, October 07, 2012

The old me would have been really excited because after weighing 132.4 at Weight Watchers and 130.8 here at home yesterday, I weighed 127.8 here this morning. But now I know better.

The truth is that I had a strange sharp pain under my left rib cage that I had never experienced before. I just could not eat supper last night. The pain is better, but not gone this morning. I decided to skip my regular Sunday bike ride. I'll putz around the house and do a little housework before the kids come at 11am for child care. It very well may be something totally inelegant like gas pain. In fact, I hope it is.

No, now I'm not excited about a three pound drop in weight. I'd much rather be pain free and out riding my bike! After a healthy day of eating I'll be pretty much back where I was, at a healthy weight, but a few pounds over my ideal. And I'll be still contradictorily celebrating 185 weeks of maintaining an over 80 pound loss and still wanting to be a few pounds less.

  
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SWEETYOUNGTHING 10/7/2012 8:23PM

    You're always an inspiration to us all. I hope your problem 'passes' quickly!

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MOBYCARP 10/7/2012 8:07PM

    I hope it's nothing serious, but I agree that an unexplained pain in the side is more worrisome than being 3 pounds away from the weight you want, in either direction.

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FROSTY99 10/7/2012 6:19PM

    emoticon this is nothing serious and you are back up to par quickly.

emoticon on maintaining your weight. I hope I can do as well when I real goal.

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CLEARSTREAM 10/7/2012 4:26PM

    Please let us all know how you are tomorrow. There's a hundred innocent things that pain could be due to and only a couple that might be of concern. Take it easy and try not to worry, but if it persists PLEASE get it checked out.

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123ELAINE456 10/7/2012 3:10PM

  Please call your Doctor today to be no the safe side. And have your Heart check out. It could be just Gas. I hope that is all it is too. The heart can cause pain anywhere. Could be a Heart Attack too. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Hope you begin to feel better real soon. Take Care. Congratulalaions on your Weight Loss and Maintaining the loss for so long.

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FRAN0426 10/7/2012 2:57PM

    emoticon on the maitaining Marsha. emoticon , hope the annoying pain is gone reals soon.

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MIRAGE727 10/7/2012 2:20PM

    Wow! I must have had sympathy pains and didn't know it! I started to feel pain inb my stomach yesterday evening! I was out with D & Gianna when it hit. The good thing is we were at Gattitown (sorta like Chuck E Cheese but better..food wise too!)
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When I got home I popped some Pepto tabs and finally felt better. Go figure. If your pain doesn't go away in the next day, see your doctor. Better safe than sorry. I also want to be able to run with you soon, Marsha!
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AQUAGIRL08 10/7/2012 2:06PM

    You're right - being healthy is key. I hope you feel better soon! emoticon emoticon

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MEXGAL1 10/7/2012 12:21PM

    I am with you on wanting to be healthy more than anything. I so understand not feeling well and out of control due to it. It sure can ruin your day when you are not up to the normal activities.
Hope you are feeling better today.
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Sallie

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JOYINKY 10/7/2012 10:42AM

    Ah yes! Health trumps the scale every time! Hope it was one of those passing "stitches" and that you are back to feeling great soon!

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DONNABRIGHT 10/7/2012 10:14AM

    Sometimes we do just get these odd little pains here and there and they do usually leave just as quickly as they come. I hope that is the case for you!

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WILLOWBROOK5 10/7/2012 10:04AM

    Hope you are better soon!

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JAZZEJR 10/7/2012 9:18AM

    Yes, everything is relative, isn't it? Hope it's a minor "stitch" in your side. emoticon

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BUSYGRANNY5 10/7/2012 9:13AM

    Hope you feel better soon! Congratulations on maintaining your weight loss so successfully for so long... Very inspiring!



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NEW-CAZ 10/7/2012 9:09AM

    Hope it's gas Marsha,sounds painful hun and I hate to think of you in pain emoticon emoticon

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IAMWINNING 10/7/2012 8:27AM

    emoticon Let's hear it for gas! That's something benign and will go away (hopefully very soon).

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CANDOSUE52 10/7/2012 8:19AM

   


could be a little gastritis or reflux.... whatever it is, I hope it goes away soon.



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MSLZZY 10/7/2012 8:16AM

    Painful and maybe inelegant. Could be almost
anything. Have a great day and putz away. HUGS!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/7/2012 8:13AM

    Interesting, the transition to where the scale is no longer the central focus of "happiness"... have we changed to being real, long-term maintainers, Marsha?

Feel better, soon! emoticon Putter gently and Spark on! emoticon

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MAGGIE101857 10/7/2012 8:12AM

    Sounds funny to say, but I hope it's just gas as well!!! Feel better! You have so much to proud of - celebrate!!!! emoticon

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Unwavering Support

Saturday, October 06, 2012

It was a heady experience finally getting a Popular Blog Award after three years of regular blogging. Thanks At Goal & Maintaining Team for highlighting me! And then a second award a week later without even being highlighted. That blog was selected by SP and e-mailed out to a whole lot of people. (One of my SparkFriends claimed it went to 1.5 million people, but I can't confirm that.)

I took the time to thank many of the 185 people who commented on that blog. Not a bad thing to do.

But you know, I often don't thank you who take the time to comment on my mundane, day-to-day, not so exciting blogs. Well, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. I owe you who read my daily musings so much more than those who just stopped in to see what all the fuss was about. If I don't thank you on each comment it is not because I don't appreciate it. I truly do.

It helps me a great deal to write blogs of all types. I write to celebrate small achievements, like swimming a whole lap of American crawl; running farther than I've ever run before; trying a new recipe or food. I write to share disappointments like when the scale is up more than I think it should be; or when I can't sleep and it is triggering hunger; or when I fall off my bike, fall on my treadmill, and fall down on the curb. (Note to self: no more falling.) I write about my wise choices and my not so wise choices, my struggles and my victories. I write to set goals and usually remember to report the outcome. I write to declare how great a healthy lifestyle can be. I write to commiserate on how challenging a healthy lifestyle can be.

And you, my SparkFriends, never, never let me down. When I need to be picked up, you encourage me. When I need someone to say, "good going," I can count on you. When I am facing an issue, you have great suggestions. And in your own blogs you model living as I want to and share solutions I need.

For me SparkPeople, and especially my SparkFriends, are the most consistently positive force in my life. I mean, I adore my grandkids. They make me laugh often. But they will occasionally scream in my ear and/or kick me in the shins. SparkFriends are only kind, caring, supportive, and wise.

So most of the time, almost all the time, I am not writing blogs for a mass group of people or to win an award. I'm writing to express what I need to express especially for those few of you who understand. Thank you for your unwavering support!

  
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AQUAGIRL08 10/7/2012 2:05PM

    Thank you for sharing your blogs with us, Marsha! Sometimes when I read about the struggles that you have, I know that I'm not alone. It also makes me happy to share in your celebrations so keep those blogs coming!!!
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VALERIEMAHA 10/7/2012 10:21AM

    You're danged amazing, grrl, and it's ABOUT TIME that this be recognized and celebrated!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/7/2012 9:39AM

    Thanks for sharing your journey, tricks, and wisdom!

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GOLFGMA 10/7/2012 6:56AM

    Congrats on your awards. Awesome when we get an unexpected reward. Keep blogging because you are reaching a lot of people with messages that mean something and help others. emoticon

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123ELAINE456 10/7/2012 4:11AM

  Awesome Blog!!! Congratulations on recieving the Well Deserved Awards. You are Amazing. Enjoy your Blogs. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Enjoy Your Day.

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NEW-CAZ 10/7/2012 3:17AM

    emoticon emoticon I love your blogs and following your daily musings Marsha, you're one amazing lady!

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PMFISH 10/6/2012 10:41PM

    emoticon emoticon Reading our daily blogs we think we know a little more about each other and I always learn something! Congrat on your awards!

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AMANDAJCD 10/6/2012 9:46PM

    Marsha, of all people here, I am so tickled you got those awards! You've earned them, and I'm thrilled because we can all bask in your reflected glory emoticon

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CANDOK1260 10/6/2012 8:42PM

    emoticon for sharing all your blog with us

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JOYINKY 10/6/2012 8:05PM

    Congratulations Marsha! The recognition is well deserved. emoticon

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FROSTY99 10/6/2012 7:23PM

    Keep on expressing yourself-that is what blogging is all about-the fame is fleeting, the friends you make you cannot put a price on that.
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WILLOWBROOK5 10/6/2012 6:57PM

    This IS a wonderfully supportive site, isn't it? Congrats on the well-deserved recognition!
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MAYBER 10/6/2012 6:48PM

    spark friends are great and we are here to give support encouragment and inspiration and you certainly do all that
love reading all the blogs have yet to write my first one
on the average write 10 to 20 snail mail and email letters each month to friends and family the snail mail goes to elderly ( am quickly aproaching that group myself) who need not write back to me do it in memory of my mother who loved to get mail but was unable to answer
one day at a time

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GABY1948 10/6/2012 5:22PM

    I also agree it just cannot be done. I never expect anyone to come by personally and thank me...I don't go out and thank others either but I hope they know I appreciate them because I comment on theirs...you see a couple years ago, I got to a point that I was team co-leader of 4 teams and doing all the extra stuff that I thought was required and it got so overwhelmin and took so much of my valued exerecise/active time that I just quit spark...for a year! I don't want to get to that point again...all that said, don't ever feel obligated to come and thank me...you are awesome and I am so glad that you got the recognition TWICE for what you do! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MSLZZY 10/6/2012 5:18PM

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DONNABRIGHT 10/6/2012 4:05PM

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/6/2012 3:48PM

    I totally "get" where you're coming from today, Marsha, having been through the "15 minutes of Spark fame" experience relatively recently myself! It's hard to answer every comment, and I don't expect folks to. Only 24 hours in a day, and of those, we should be limiting our time on the screens.

So... Spark on! Write what you need to express... I kind of like seeing the day to day activities of my spark buds and how we all keep keeping on. Oh, and NO falling during the HM... for either of us!

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Planning on 100%

Friday, October 05, 2012

There were 9 of us at the local SparkTeam dinner last eve. It was my first time making the reservations and it worked out fine. I do enjoy getting together with our team, local people trying to improve their lifestyles. I enjoyed some broiled salmon on a delicious salad with a bit of balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

My weight was up a bit at Weight Watchers this morning, more than last month but less than the month before. Perhaps that salmon had more sodium than I figured!? In my head I blamed my outfit and that I didn't get to the restroom right before the weigh in. I started to feel disappointed with my weight, but the person who weighed me helped. She pointed out that I have done very well and told me I look fantastic. So, I've never left WW with a gain feeling as good as I did today.

I know, I know. I shouldn't need someone to tell me I've done well. I know I have. I know weight fluctuates. I know that the scale does not measure my worth. And if I am tracking accurately I should not even need the scale to let me know how I am doing weight-wise.

So, how did I do in September? Excellent on exercise with half marathon training right on schedule. Water = good. Sleep = pretty good. I ate lots of good food, and tracked most of it, but sometimes ate more after I was done tracking. That is my area for improvement in October. I'm going for 100% tracking. I'm not really trying to lose weight in October, just looking for optimal nutrition for half marathon training. But I really, really do not want to gain any weight this month. Perhaps I could just fluctuate down this month??! LOL

  
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_LINDA 10/7/2012 1:03AM

    Echo everyone else saying eating out means extra sodium even on healthier choices :( Lesson learned, never eat out before a weigh in. So happy the person weighing you in reaffirmed how well you have done and how great you have looked as none of your internet friends can really have that pleasure. Photos are great but not the accurate 3D look. I absolutely love tracking and every single thing I eat down to the last taste testing morsel (Costco trips can be bad for the extra calories of the samples)
Well done with your training and water! Good luck with the tracking!

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FROSTY99 10/6/2012 7:20PM

    Sounds like a wonderful motivator who did the weigh in. That is what one needs to keep you feeling good about yourself instead of down because of a gain.



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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/6/2012 1:11PM

    I'd imagine this to be a typical challenge throughout maintenance, so my heart goes out to you. Keep up the determination and get accolades anywhere and everywhere. I believe they just help us remember our positive perspectives about ourselves - don't be afraid to take them in! You're awesome!

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KITTYF54 10/6/2012 11:50AM

    good luck Next time. I hate that sodium weight, but it will go away in a few days.

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AQUAGIRL08 10/6/2012 9:25AM

    I am right there with you on the sodium, Marsha! I just told Peggy the same thing because she went out to eat and gained a pound. I wish the restaurants would cut down on the amount of sodium that they put in their food. It plays havoc with our systems!

You are doing such a great job. I guess we get so used to doubting ourselves that sometimes it takes another person for us to feel validated. I love the way I feel after weighing in at WW. The support is fantastic!

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GABY1948 10/6/2012 7:39AM

    Try not to be too hard on yourself...sodium does that to me also and is just plain UNACCEPTABLE..but you ARE doing great and my hat's off to you! You look even MORE GREAT! emoticon

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MAGGIE101857 10/6/2012 6:50AM

    That sodium is evil! It's hidden everywhere!! Glad to hear the HM training is going well! I'll be moving my training outside the next two weeks as I will be traveling...we'll see how it goes.

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MARYJOANNA 10/6/2012 5:38AM

  I found the secret to weighing in at WW is to wear the same outfit each time. Pick the lightest weight outfit you can find and wear it to each meeting.

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ROOSTER72 10/6/2012 4:59AM

    So great that you meet up with some local spark buddies every once in a while!

Having a monthly weigh in is tough! Fluctuations are really felt, since you know it is a month until you can check if it really is a fluctuation. You are right though - the number on the scale is not the end story - your healthy lifestyle is what it is all about.

Thanks!

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123ELAINE456 10/6/2012 4:14AM

  You are doing Great!!! Keep It Up!!! God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Enjoy Your Day. Take Care.

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NEW-CAZ 10/6/2012 3:11AM

    You're doing great Marsha, weight fluctuates naturally, as long as I stay 3 pounds either side of goal I'm happy.
Hope it fluctuates down for you hun, but you know it's just an indicator- you are one fit and healthy lady!

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MSLZZY 10/5/2012 8:47PM

    Fluctuate down-that's a good way to look at it!

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MEXGAL1 10/5/2012 8:27PM

    You know you are doing great and when I continue to read how much exercise you do.....perhaps the muscle is weighing more? Just a thought.
I love tracking...it just keeps me honest.
Have a great week end.
Sallie

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WATERMELLEN 10/5/2012 8:22PM

    You are doing absolutely great! And it's OK if you need someone else to reassure you of that from time to time . . .

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ELAYNE39 10/5/2012 7:57PM

    We all need someone to confirm for us that we are doing well and look great every once and a while. Nothing wrong with that. Maintenance is a learning process and a small gain is no biggie as long as you stay on top of it. Sounds like you are on top of it!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/5/2012 7:56PM

    emoticon indeed. Good nutrition for training... that's the plan. I, too, have no desire to gain this month... I'm right at center of my maintenance range this morning... and I like it here.

Here's to being fit, no matter WHAT the scale says! And your WW attendant was right... you look marvelous, Marsha!

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JOYINKY 10/5/2012 7:53PM

    May we all fluctuate down! ;) Would be a great way to head into the challenges of the holidays! You are doing great Marsha.

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I Decide to Take My Own Advice

Thursday, October 04, 2012

I spent some time thinking about it. Why is it that as an "adult onset athlete" I've come to enjoy running, walking, cycling, Zumba, elliptical, and many activities and exercises, yet I have not enjoyed the one athletic activity I liked as a teen, swimming?

The first time I tried swimming after years of not swimming, I dove in in front of my child, grandkids and husband and swam the American crawl. I kicked with all my might and thought I was doing really well, when I ran out of steam and had to stand up after probably 20 yards, 5 yards from the wall. I was totally out of breath and uncomfortable. What a disappointment!! A couple more times I swam and found I could swim 16 or 20 laps breast stroke or backstroke or sidestroke, but when I did the crawl I felt uncomfortable. I just couldn't seem to make it 25 yards doing the crawl.

Today I decided to take my own advice and approach swimming like I do running. I swam a lap breast stroke slowly to warm up, then I swam one lap crawl slowly, breathing every 2 or 4 strokes. I swam another breaststroke lap and a fourth lap of crawl, just a little more vigorously. I did not feel claustrophobic or uncomfortable. Then I got out, considering it a success.

I'm thinking of crawl/breaststroke/crawl as being equivalent to run/walk/run. I believe with this slow and steady approach, I'll come to enjoy swimming again!

(PS That was not my total workout today. I did 30 minutes on the elliptical and a fast 10 minutes on the stationary bike before the pool. I still need to do 10 more minutes of cardio to meet my goal for the day. I'll do it!!)

  
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CATMAGNET 10/6/2012 9:20PM

    You know, that makes total sense to me, as someone who swims as well as runs and have had my own issues with crawl stroke. I'll definitely have to try that approach! THANK YOU!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/5/2012 12:02PM

    Congrats and Great job! Very admirable work!

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SWEDE_SU 10/5/2012 4:24AM

    sounds like a great workout to me! emoticon emoticon

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_LINDA 10/5/2012 2:05AM

    Way to challenge yourself again Marsha!! it always helps to change up your exercise! I do hope you regain the love of swimming you once had! I certainly can understand the joy of gliding through the water, losing yourself in the motion and cushioned by the water although I tend to sink like a stone :P
Enjoy this new dimension in your fitness level!

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JIBBIE49 10/4/2012 10:51PM

    hugs.

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AQUAGIRL08 10/4/2012 8:37PM

    I'm so proud of you for taking the plunge into the water. I wish I had been able to be there to swim with you. See? You went to water and I went to land. What a pair!!! LOL

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GABY1948 10/4/2012 7:32PM

    You are such a great inspiration...thanks for sharing such great nuggets!

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MEXGAL1 10/4/2012 7:27PM

    good for you. I know swimming is so good for us, especially as we age. I have a wonderful pool and it's heated and I just don't like swimming either the way I did when I was young. I spent my entire summers in the pool. So you are making me thing, perhaps I should work at it again. The other thing that is a bit of a pain in the butt is messing up my hair each time I swim. I know, not an excuse. So Marsha, thanks for the blog. I am going to rethink it.
Sallie

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/4/2012 6:40PM

    Absolutely the equivalent... I've dropped back to rotating strokes now that the triathlon is in the rear view mirror myself. I love rotating: right side, left side, breast stroke, elementary backstroke, front crawl, back crawl is a six length rotation. I get in the groove and just count the number of rotations, multiply by 150 yards to get my distance!

When I was tri-training, I was moving to all crawl (slow) in my swim workouts, and easily lost track of my counts.

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ROOSTER72 10/4/2012 5:10PM

    Great work - with that kind of effort you will get there.
I have heard people say that a single adult swimming lesson can be terrific too - just to give you some pointers!

You'll be doing triathalon next!

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MIRAGE727 10/4/2012 5:01PM

    What a victory, Marsha! I'm so happy for you!
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JOYINKY 10/4/2012 2:10PM

    I like "adult onset athlete" too! Sure beats most everything else that is "adult onset"!! emoticon

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GLASSART43 10/4/2012 2:03PM

    Good plan. I love swimming and made that my main form of exercise two summers ago when I joined SparkPeople. Like you, I was disappointed in my lack of endurance and enjoyment, but over a few weeks was soon swimming three times as many laps in half the time as I'd started. Most of the time I had the pool to myself, which helped.

This last summer I still swam, but had added biking, walking, Zumba and strength training. It still amazes me that for someone who never exercised consistently in my 50's, in my 60's I miss the activity if I don't do something every day.

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FROSTY99 10/4/2012 2:03PM

    emoticon Marsha, I hope you regain your love of swimming again.

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123ELAINE456 10/4/2012 1:27PM

  Swimming is a fun thing to do. Hope you can come to enjoy it again. Good for you to start out slow with it. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Enjoy Your Day. Take Care.

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81MSMITH1 10/4/2012 12:49PM

    I haven't heard the phrase 'adult onset athlete' before, but I love it. I think I will definiately be using it in the future.

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-PAULA 10/4/2012 12:18PM

    Good for you! Swimming is great exercise!

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NEW-CAZ 10/4/2012 12:12PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Marsha

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DONNABRIGHT 10/4/2012 12:10PM

    Good for you!

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Eggplant Surprise

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

When I stopped at the produce stand between my house and my daughter's they had a special on eggplant, just 50 cents each instead of $1.29. So I got one.

Usually, I spray a non-stick pan with olive oil Pam cook the eggplant until soft and brown. Sometimes I add tomatoes. I really like it either of those ways. But I couldn't find a good pan or spray at my daughter's house, and I knew she would not have any tomatoes in her house -- she doesn't eat them. I hadn't brought any other veggies to eat, so I was perplexed. Hmm.

I microwaved a whole eggplant, stabbed with a fork a couple times. Then I cut it in half, tasted, and it wasn't bad. But then I added an ounce of low fat mozzarella cheese and microwaved 30 seconds more. Then added a tablespoon of sunflower seeds. I was surprised at how good it was. The other half was just as good later!

  
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AQUAGIRL08 10/4/2012 8:41PM

    Sounds interesting! I like eggplant occasionally but can't eat it fried. Your way sounds like a good alternative!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 10/4/2012 8:12AM

    I don't eat enough sunflower seeds! Way to be resourceful.

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123ELAINE456 10/4/2012 7:24AM

  Sounds good. Thanks for sharing this with us. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. En Joy Your Day. Take Care.

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GOLFGMA 10/4/2012 7:23AM

    I love eggplant. Like the suggestion for using spaghetti sauce over it. I use spaghetti sauce over french cut green beans. emoticon

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WATERMELLEN 10/3/2012 8:25PM

    That sounds really good: how inventive of you!

I enjoyed your comments on my fat kids blog . . . like you I'm a "fueller" when it comes to eating, looking for the best possible nutrition "buy" for the calorie "cost". And: gotta weigh/measure/track, probably for the rest of my days. Still, it beats gaining weight!

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GABY1948 10/3/2012 7:29PM

    Sounds DELISH! Now I have to find one! Thanks for the idea! emoticon

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PMFISH 10/3/2012 5:15PM

    Thanks for sharing! What a bargain on something that is so delicious. Will have to try out your discovery.

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FLORIDAGHOST 10/3/2012 4:33PM

    Simple and delish! Wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

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DONNABRIGHT 10/3/2012 3:50PM

    Sounds good!

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MEXGAL1 10/3/2012 3:20PM

    wow, that sounds so interesting Marsha. I am going to give it a try. I love eggplant.

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MSLZZY 10/3/2012 2:56PM

    My oldest son would peel the eggplant, then cjunk
it up and pour hommade spaghetti sauce over it.
Between him and his friend, they could each eat
a large eggplant for an afternoon snack. Just
another option! HUGS!

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FROSTY99 10/3/2012 1:45PM

    I like to make eggplant lasagna-my DH prefers that to plain ole normal lasagna!

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NATPLUMMER 10/3/2012 1:35PM

    That does sound tasty.....good way to improvise.

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