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a great workout,a great time.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

today i had a workout with a differance.i know it was a workout as my body is aching and complaining now especially the top off my arms and my work out was to go to the local flea market.i walked there instead of taking the bus(7 bus stops)then spent a couple of hours walking round.the first thing i brought(had to see them at the start of the market not the end,lol)was a pair of dumbells,each weighing 2kg which at 2€ was a bargin.though when i brought them they didnīt seem that heavy towards the end of the market they seemed to get heavier or was that because i brought more stuff.them i saw what they call here a vene is for people that had varicus viens but in the packet is a pilates ring and a couple of sets of resistants bands,another bargin at 2.50€.then not such a bargin as it didnītwork when i got home i brought one of these electronic exercise belt things for the muscles which sends out electric pulses.i thought great i donīt have to feel guilty anymore for being so long on spark people as i can exercise well on the computer.but as i say it didnīt work so no quick fix,get out of exercise for me i am afraid back to the old fashioned way of sweat and toil.brought loads of toys and games for the kids a couple of which are to make them move.(have to encourage them to exercise somehow.)some dressing up clothes for them,a super hero and a zebra.also brought for when i go into hospital a craft kit(bargin at 2€the price written on the kit said 19.95€)it hadnīt even been opened.also brought 4 big thick romance to read.thought it was better to get light reading as not to certain if my brain will be up to concentrating reading in german a heavier english yes but german i am not with them and the spark as well as a couple of puzzle books and a radio i should all be set for the hospital.just need some healthy snacks as i tend to eat more out of with the weight of all that shopping i decided to get the bus back instead of walking as it was hot 29,having said that even taking the bus i still walked 12,346steps just going to and around the market according to the all in all a good work out,including weights,and fun at the same time.i had stopped going to the flea market because of the kids,they always wanted something,would make a scene if they couldnīt have it,they would wander off to look at things without telling me or they wouldnīt come away from a stall if we wanted to move on to the next so was pure stress and no fun.but since the kids arenīt here i can go so you know where i will be next saturday morning,getting a great workout in while having fun.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
UMMRANIA 8/6/2010 2:17PM

    Why havent I seen updates that you posted on your blog??? Weird, anyway, thats why I havent responded, I simply havent seen you have posted until now!

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MEESHA_DCATDIVA 8/5/2010 12:34PM

    Fun and a workout what more could you ask for

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HEHECATY 8/4/2010 3:38PM

    good for you dumbbells are the greatest exercise for arms and you will see the difference from the first days .keep going emoticon emoticon

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B-N-ME 8/2/2010 7:08PM

    Great job, don't over do it, but making little changes you will see results!!

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DEE797 8/1/2010 9:23PM

    WOW! You did a lot of walking and got some great deals. So glad the day went well for you.

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IOWAGAL1957 8/1/2010 9:05AM

    a great day!!

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    Glad you enjoyed yourself at the Flea Market !
I hope you'll have a great week !
I hope you have a nice experience, next Saturday.

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    So glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself.

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JEM0622 7/31/2010 4:58PM

    Very proud of you for walking and all the bargains to boot! ~Julie

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PAULA3420 7/31/2010 4:42PM

    Dear Friend, Your blog today, made me Very Happy. It is so good to see you having some FUN and getting in some of the exercise I know makes you feel so very good.

This is wonderful news, I have thrilled that you found so many good deals and treasures for you and the family and reading that you are ready for your surgery is good news as well.

I know you will be feeling like a NEW WOMAN shortly. I am looking forward to all the fun you will have at the flea market next weekend too.

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers always. emoticon emoticon Paula

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HIPPIE44 7/31/2010 3:06PM

    Good for you! Sounded like a great time!

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FIREWIFE9900 7/31/2010 12:44PM

    ooooo! That does sound like fun!!! Glad you enjoyed your workout!!!

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NABDULSABOOR 7/31/2010 12:02PM

    12,346 steps is amazing. emoticon

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POSITIVELY_EB 7/31/2010 9:33AM


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SLOLOSER 7/31/2010 8:30AM

    Walk there, take the bus back.

Great plan! Especially since you bought all that heavy stuff!
Enjoy your flea market trips!

Maybe when the kids come back you can get someone else to watch them at least once a month so you can continue to go. (If your husband won't watch them for you, maybe you could trade babysitting with another mom?)

Have a great day!

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MUSIC66 7/31/2010 6:58AM

    that great i haven,t been to our flea market in a long time they are such great places lol.

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SUSIEPH1 7/31/2010 6:29AM

    Hi Karen ...Loved that you had so much fun and exercise !
It is good for the Body and the Spirit .. have a great day tomorrow love thank you for your comments on my activity feed ...I am on my way to bed ! very tired had a good day today ..busy with Computer and exercise ..Take Care My Sweet Friend ...always in my thoughts and Prayers Love Susie emoticon emoticon

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