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My Arsenal - no excuses!

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

I really have no excuse not to exercise. I have plenty of ammunition in my arsenal. The only thing holding me back is laziness.

I have (almost) new running shoes.

I have 2 working legs & knees (a little sore sometimes, but if I dropped some pounds, that would probably fix that problem.)

I have a great neighborhood to walk in. Weather an issue?
I have a membership to an indoor walking/running track.

I have warm clothes for cold Chicago days.

I have plenty of dvd's for those days that aren't so nice.

I have plenty of Wii games to keep me active. EA sports active, Wii fit, Dance dance something.... and others.

I have a hula hoop and an indoor spot big enough to do it in.

I have a dvd to go along with the hula hoop.


I have a balance ball and a dvd to go with it.

I have all sorts of sporting equipment. Basketball, volleyball, baseball, football, tennis rackets etc. (Let's get the kids involved.)

I have a resistance band.

I have just acquired a heavy bag for boxing.

I have a dog that I should be walking.

I have children that I need to set an example for.

I have a husband that loves and cares for me no matter what my size. He wants me to be healthy.

What is holding me back? Laziness. Pure and simple.

November is a new month. It's MY month. I declare this my official kickstart to an active, healthy life!


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DOGSTARDADDY 12/12/2011 12:16PM

    Hope you have reeeeealy warm clothes! Those winds are rough.

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ELLIEFUNT 11/7/2011 2:28PM

    The boxing bag was a gift to my 13 yo dd. It's a Century Hydrocore water filled bag. We need to get it hung up! You can check Craigslist for one.

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NORAB52GOOD 11/7/2011 9:50AM

    Lock and load, baby!!! emoticon

I am jealous of the heavy boxing bag. I watch The Biggest Loser and have decided I need something to beat the snot out of with a metal pipe or similar. I think one of those would do the trick. Just not sure where to get one. Can I ask where you got it and how much it cost?
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NEELIXNKES 11/1/2011 12:06PM

    emoticon Make the choice to get up and move today!

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ROTTMOM71 11/1/2011 9:22AM

    Great attitude! Consider this your chance to wipe the slate clean and start kicking butt in November! emoticon

Remind yourself where you want to be and that you have to get moving in order to get there. You can do it, and your Spark Buddies are here to encourage and support you along the way! Take charge!

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EMGERBER 11/1/2011 7:59AM

    WOW I like how you took inventory of all that you have. You will be successful, but true to yourself.

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