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Early workout

Sunday, January 24, 2010

This morning I was a bit sore so I ran for a half hour going three miles then walked 1.5 more in another half hour. I was so proud that I did it early. To hubby and I kinda just had a lazy day hanging out. I don't feel too bad about it though because I got my exercise in and didn't go over on my calories. Pumpkin also chilled out with us today. Here is a picture of him on the couch, he doesn't look comfy to me but he sure was purring and layed there for a while. Good night, I think I'm going to go to bed early start the week off with 7 1/2 - 8 hours :o)

  
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BOBBI1968 1/25/2010 10:11AM

    emoticon!!

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SALINA78 1/24/2010 10:23PM

    Great 3 mile run!
WOOHOO!

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HAASESH 1/24/2010 10:11PM

  good job

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Sudden darkness

Sunday, January 24, 2010

This morning I got up and went to pick Coryn up from a friends house and took her to practice. Then I went by Starbucks to get me free perfect oatmeal :o) then went to pick up my collection from the co op (www.bountifulbaskets.org) picture of todays offerings are below.

Then I went home and chopped up veggies for a couple hours and made lunch. Steamed veggies and rice with a veggie burger for me and chicken for Trever :o) It was a nice day without the kids even though we didn't do anything active during the day we ate healthy. We watched a movie then went out to Subway, walmart, etc.

I was going to walk after we got hoe but decided to run instead, about a half a mile the treadmill stopped and it went almost pitch black. The darn power went out. Then after it came back on I didn't let it get me too down and got right back on to finish my 3 miles. I did 2.5 miles in 22 min and 39 sec YEAH!!! Tomorrow I may work more on distance and go slower. Thanks to everyone for the encouragement and especcially to Selina for inspiring me to run and for Barbara I had posted that I might run then decided not to yesterday then after I read your post Barbara I just had to run. :o) I'm well on my way to the half marathon at the end of March!!!!

Hugz to all goodnight

  
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KRYANPRINCESS 1/25/2010 3:15PM

    Woo Hoo!!! YOU GO GIRL!! Good for you for making it happen! And thank you for the website post, I am so gonna check out it out, sounds like a great way to pick up veggies and fruit! keep going girl before you know it you will be finishing that half marathon! emoticon emoticon

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BOBBI1968 1/25/2010 10:26AM

    Way to go!

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SALINA78 1/24/2010 10:25PM

    Aw, I'm glad I helped to get you running!
GREAT GREAT job!!!

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BARBARA_G 1/24/2010 8:49AM

    I'm so excited for you to be doing a half marathon! And girl what a great time on your treadmill! I'm sorry your power went out. Before I read on I thought your treadmill broke and was beginning to feel really bad for you. It's happened to me. Anyway I'm glad your power is back on and there is nothing wrong with the treadmill :)

I love that assortment of veggies and fruit. It looks delicious.

I'm so happy I was able to help motivate you a little bit. Thanks so much for mentioning it. emoticon
Barbara

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Fab Friday

Friday, January 22, 2010

So today I'm home with my son because he got in trouble yesterday. Had a major detour this morning taking my daughter to school due to road closures from the weather. Then went to sprouts, wholefoods, dealer , etc.

Then I cam home and made lunch, I really liked it. The picture is below. I also added it as a recipe. Next time I'm going to add a little more veggies. My son even liked it. :o) I better get back to work. Also later I'm thinking of seeing how far I can run now that I've been inspired. Not sure though I still feel blah and tierd.

Have a great day!!!

  
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KRYANPRINCESS 1/23/2010 1:13AM

    Yummy!! Looks Good!! Congrats on your workout! I saw your post earlier!! Woo Hoo!! You go Girl!!

PS..I LOVE Sprouts!! emoticon

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SALINA78 1/22/2010 9:39PM

    I'm so glad you got inspired to run! Woohoo!

glad you found a new recipe. Looks yummy!

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BARBARA_G 1/22/2010 8:20PM

    I hope you had a great run!
Barbara

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BOILERINAZ 1/22/2010 6:25PM

    your recipe looked pretty yummy! I'll have to try it!

have a wonderful weekend - let me know how the run goes!

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CLALIZ 1/22/2010 4:36PM

    yummy!
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TINK9305 1/22/2010 4:31PM

    The rice pilaf that I used is a blend of whole grain bulgur wheat with toasted orzo pasta Heres the link to the recipe I put in. http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/reci
pe-detail.asp?recipe=900497

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CLALIZ 1/22/2010 4:09PM

    Is that quinoa? It looks delish! I think I have to try it! :D
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Thursday adventures

Friday, January 22, 2010

Today I had work then I took my son Chance to the dr. to check his adenoids etc. because he has been having trouble sleeping. So we found out that he is going to be scheduled to get both his tonsils and adenoids out. I really hope it helps. The nights he gets worse sleep he really has a rough day at school.

When we got to the dr I realized that I forgot my walet at home, luckily they were able to look up the insurance info. After that I decided to go to Trader Joes, when I got out of the car I quickly realized oh yeah I forgot my wallet. So I scraped up $5 and just got some yogurt and whole wheat pasta for now.

After we got home I cut up bunches of veggies for everyones omlette and went next door to help mom set up her new body bugg. By the time Trever and coryn got home pretty much all the veggies were ready and everyone portioned out what they wanted (the kids picked two colors of veggie 20g each) then made the omlettes and watched Mercy. It was so good!!!!

After I ate I went on the treadmill for a half hour then I did a 20 min DVD workout :o)

Here is a picture of me getting one of my DVD's for Christmas this year. NExt Christmas you won't even be able to recognize me from this picture. :o) Good night

  


Long Day

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Had a dr. appointment today work then an after work meeting till 7:40. I am so tierd. But I did say no thanks to the dinner tonight and just had my water I brought. They brought in mexican food. Then I had dinner when I came home and now I'm typing from the incline trainer. even though I really didn't want to go on here tonight. :o) Hope everyone had a great day!!! Hugz

Amy

Here is a picture of our kitty pumpkin when he was a few days old with his sister in my hands :o)

  
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BARBARA_G 1/21/2010 1:00PM

    Congratulations on waiting till you got home and could eat something healthy. Way to go to get on the incline trainer despite not feeling up to it! emoticon
Barbara

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BOILERINAZ 1/21/2010 9:18AM

    You resisted Mexican food? wow go you that's a major downfall for me!!! I'm so proud of you for hoping on your trainer even when you didn't feel like it - hope you felt better after!

Kitty is cute!

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TINK9305 1/21/2010 12:47AM

    Some of the days I just walk on the incline trainer like today. Yeah I walked for an hour but it was walking. No running tonight. I have a desk job so need the steps :)

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KRYANPRINCESS 1/21/2010 12:23AM

    Don't forget to take a rest day girl!! You're body needs it!! Your doing soo great!! emoticon

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