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I'm so proud of me! Workout/fitness accomplishment


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The sun came out today and although it was brisk outdoors, I decided my workout would be something beneficial in more ways than one.

During the past week or so, one of hubby's workmates gave us 25 or 30 of those huge black lawn bags full of leaves from their yard.

For the past 4 years, I have been unable to help with much of anything to help with the outdoor project. I was so out of shape and my shoulder so messed up that I was not allowed to pick up a rock during the pond 'remodel'. Physical therapy didn't help me a bit, but my chiropractor and his massage therapist (a 70 year old Japanese man who does Chinese torture!) have worked wonders on me. Those two together with this SparkPeople program, have put me back in the game!

So, I loaded 2 or 3 bags in our big wheelbarrow and moved them to the back side of the yard then dumped and spread the leaves around my fairy garden (still under construction) and the deep woods area we put in this summer.

Then I loaded the wheelbarrow with firewood and brought it in for the night.

For that hour, I worked harder and sweated more than I have with any of the workouts I've done.

Yes, I am tired, but I feel great. And what an accomplishment for me!

Hubby will not believe it! How fun!!!

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LEXIE63 12/13/2012 12:51PM

    Awesome! :-)

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MSLZZY 12/13/2012 8:12AM

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DESERTJULZ 12/13/2012 7:33AM

    Huzzah!

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DOUGLYE 12/13/2012 3:53AM

  Hard to tell who is more bagged, you or the leaves . . .
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I mean . . . great job
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LOSINIT52 12/13/2012 1:15AM

    Way to go! You've come a long way baby.

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OTEN36 12/13/2012 12:45AM

    Good Job! Oh I do love adding leaves to my garden also. The rewards are in the next growing season. You are doing very well and should be proud of yourself.
Thanks also for stopping by my sparkpage. I sure do like how you have your page arranged. Good Job.
Dee/Minnesota

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FLEMIDG 12/13/2012 12:12AM

    Good for you. Sounds like you've come a long way. I'm glad you were able to accomplish all that. Great way to get some exercise too. Hope you didn't overdo things.

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DESERTDREAMERS 12/12/2012 8:35PM

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NITTINNANA 12/12/2012 8:31PM

    Now you'll just have to share your husband's response with us too! emoticon

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EENLIGHTENING 12/12/2012 8:07PM

    That is fantastic! I know you must feel really strong to accomplish all of that!

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SACHABEE 12/12/2012 7:55PM

    Nice! Congrats on your accomplishment! emoticon

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PATTOMMC3 12/12/2012 7:53PM

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