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I am now a fitness nerd.

Friday, August 10, 2007


I WANT THIS SO BAD.

Yes. It is amazing. It's a Heart Rate Monitor. :D It comes with a "foot pod" that you attach to your shoe that will track your distance and pace and all that good stuff, and without the footpod you can even take it swimming!!! It's water resistant up to 50 meters, which I'm sure I will never be that deep anyway.

Too bad it's SOOOOOOooooooo expensive. I can't help it though. Now that I'm getting healthy, I'm getting interested in all the gadgets that go with it. Because I'm a technophile. Maybe for Christmas? Next year? hahahahaa :D

I have a "Fitness Items" wish list on Amazon.com now with a stability ball, resistance bands, this and another more fancy model of the same kind. I found it because I really like the way the Nike+Ipod works, but of course I have an iPod video and like anyone who's been reading my blog knows, those don't go running! SO! They aren't compatible with the Nike+Ipod product -- smart enough for iPod so they aren't condoning people running with their dard disk memory iPods, which will then most likely break, and then it'll be all Apple's fault. So they were smart. It only works with the new Nano's, which are flash memory.

SO ANYWAY -- this does that and MORE, because it actually includes a HRM and you can take it swimming and all that good stuff. It does have software you can download your information into from the unit so that you can analyze your performance, etc. Seems to have gotten all positive reviews from users as well. (Have to look on the one that's BLACK for that, because no one reviewed on the RED version.) So it's about $210.00.

Something to aspire to -- maybe my goal reward?
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000H26FZK/ref=wl_it_dp/105-1125408-4626841?ie=UTF8&coliid=IRGNMBES

  
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SECRETFUN 8/12/2007 9:21PM

  I have the F6 (which I got with a discount at REI) and adore it. Even my husband now asks me what the watch says. It has been a good feed back loop, although now walking aorund my neighborhood is not providing a really good workout! Still good, but not as good. Looking at this Polar you site, though, I now adore the one you are looking at more :-) I hope you are able to procure it! Maybe I need to do some planning of my own.......

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TERRIEBNL 8/11/2007 9:37PM

    you so need that... "I" so need that now LOL thanks! I'm already broke :D

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TORONTOGAL 8/10/2007 8:42PM

    Wow... that one is really cool. I, too, have become a bit of a fitness nerd. I have the timex hrm (it works great and has some helpful features) but this one is totally amazing.

Definitely get this as a reward -- and then post a review of it. It would be great to get a first hand review of it.


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Compliments day! :D

Thursday, August 09, 2007

My newfound "overweight" confidence must have been showing -- either that or my endorphins from working out this morning... or my makeup just looks extra fly...

Because everyone was complimenting me today on my weightloss and how good I look. :D WOW! It's really a little overwhelming when it comes all at the same time like that. But I am NOT COMPLAINING. :D hehhe.

Off to look at stuff on amazon.com and try to stay unbored for the next 2 hours.

  
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TERRIEBNL 8/10/2007 3:27PM

    hey girly! Thank you for all those websites. I have been reading them and should put them to practice... although, I don't think I could afford all the lotion it would take to rub on my big belly :D

but adding muscle behind the flesh makes sense...

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LAURANICOLE3 8/10/2007 10:27AM

   
Dana, have I mentioned yet that you're looking super fabulous today? (Even though I can't see you I'm sure it's true and I wanted to be part of your compliments day!)

It can be overwhelming when you get too many compliments at once though. It's not happened to me very often but when it does I start to get all paranoid like it's some kind of conspiracy and really I just have food stuck in my teeth or something on my face and the 5th or 6th person to compliment me ends up getting interogated. Maybe that's why I don't get too many compliments anymore...

Have a good day girly! =)

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UNIFLAME 8/10/2007 4:27AM

    Good for you! It must be nice to get complimented on your archievements! Dont underestimate self confidence. It shows!

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TOBICAE 8/10/2007 3:44AM

    Congrats and a HUGE congrats on going down a weight category. I have to look up what I need to lose to do that as well. It'll be a while, I just hope that I never actually made it to morbidly obese. TTYL on gold!

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A milestone I almost forgot...

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

I AM NOW OVERWEIGHT. :D

No longer am I obese, never again will I be obese.

WOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I knew I was close, and I've been weighing in at about 229 the past 2 days, so I am officially no longer obese.

*throws a parade*

  
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AFICIONADA 8/9/2007 3:35PM

    Hee hee, I had the same kind of entry when I went from "Overweight" to "Healthy" - such a great feeling! Congrats, congrats!!!

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LAURANICOLE3 8/9/2007 8:49AM

    I'm totally jealous too! I've got to get down another 26lbs to be "overweight". Good for you though! Obese is such an ugly word. I can't wait until I can rid it from my personal vocabulary. You're doing so great! =)

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TERRIEBNL 8/8/2007 9:46PM

    color me jealous!! I can't wait to be there! but I have to be 191 before that happens.. (arg)

Congratulations!! :D

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RAGE!

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

PPJDAPSJDAOSHRASR

Sometimes....

the people I have to deal with on the phone at work.....

I take the supervisor calls. You know, the crazy irate people????

Sometimes they are just too much. Mostly I just laugh at them.

But this woman called me lazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ooooh something about her just got my blood boiling, FO REAL.

  


WaHhh. :( Downside of losing weight...

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Wahhh!
I lost my wedding band. :( It fell off sometime while at work and I've looked everywhere I could think of (even in the trash) and can't find it.
*sigh* It was really too big and I should have stopped wearing it but I just couldn't NOT wear it.

  
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LAURANICOLE3 8/8/2007 8:51AM

    Ugh I know how you're feeling. Same thing happened to me in April only it was my engagement ring. I thought it fell off somewhere at a baseball field my son was playing at and I went back that night and looked everywhere with no luck. I knew it was too big and I should get it resized but I didn't. Well, after about a week my son ended up finding it under the drivers seat of my car but still it was a stressful week thinking I'd lost it for good. Don't get stressed though it'll turn up eventually =)

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UNIDENT 8/7/2007 8:57PM

    Aw, dang! Have some more looking, get everyone else looking, hopefully it'll still turn up, probably in just the weirdest place! Then put it on a chain around your neck. :)

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