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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Swim lessons at least.

Last week I started swim lessons and was mightily disappointed. I was not challenged. (I can already swim, I want to get better!) I spoke with the Director that night and she was going to check into the class and call back. When I didnt hear from her I called back last night.

They DID decide to split the class and since the other person did not show up, I DID get a private lesson at public rates!

Turns out I'm already pretty good, just all the stuff I've figured out on my own, but there are a few tweaks that will improve it even more. Perhaps not 6 weeks worth of tweeks, but definitely an improvement over last week. And it gets me out of the house and having a regularly scheduled exercise time. You cant have everything, but "I have to admit, its getting better....a little better all the time."

A reminder and public service message: if you are not satisfied with something in your life, do something to change it!!
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BIGPAWSUP 1/24/2013 9:35AM

    AWESOME!! Enjoy your private lessons! I'm certain you will learn and have fun.

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OVERWORKEDJANET 1/20/2013 9:32AM

    Yes indeed!

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LESLIELENORE 1/19/2013 2:00PM

    Wise words!

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DOGLADY13 1/18/2013 9:54PM

    I'm so glad you are getting a good deal for the money. Lessons are expensive and you should get what you pay for. Swim lessons were hugely helpful for me. Sometimes they were the only thing that kept me going in the water to practice.

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UNSWEETMAMA 1/18/2013 11:38AM

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GINGERHAWK 1/18/2013 9:52AM

    I think it's wonderful that you're taking lessons to see what tweaks you can make. I mean, there's typically room for improvement and growth in a lot that we do, right? Good for you for taking the plunge (literally and figuratively)!

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FITFOODIE806 1/18/2013 8:44AM

    Such a great reminder for all of us! And I'm excited about your swim lessons. Ease pass on any helpful pointers!! And have fun :)

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ADARKARA 1/18/2013 8:18AM

    I've told that exact thing to so many people lately! If you don't ask for what you want, no one will know you want it!

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CINERICIA 1/18/2013 7:43AM

    You're absolutely right. Sometimes, it is so much easier to complain about something than to step up and make the change. Good for you for pursuing this and getting what you needed. And every lap is one lap closer to those awesomely strong and sculpted swimmer's shoulders. I'm a touch jealous.

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AUTUMNBRZ 1/18/2013 7:24AM

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GODIVADSG 1/18/2013 7:02AM

    emoticon emoticon Love that you are perfecting your stroke! Way to speak up too!

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KBSPARKY 1/18/2013 6:16AM

    That is an excellent public service message! (and I would like to take swim lessons to get better also.)

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JPONCIN 1/18/2013 5:34AM

    Wow that is so awesome! Good for you! I want to take swim lessons too. I hope you have a great time!!! :)

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VIXSTERLU 1/18/2013 12:16AM

    Woohoo! A private lesson at public rates :) Way to speak up. Good luck.

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IMREITE 1/18/2013 12:15AM

    Good message. unless we work for and seek out opportunities to get better we will stay the same.

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MIATIA1 1/17/2013 9:33PM

    Love your message for I say all the time you can't just wish for a change you got to make it happen... emoticon

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