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Movin' and Groovin'


Monday, March 11, 2013

I'm enjoying watching Biggest Loser...puppy at my feet...what a sweetie. I completed C25K W3D2 today. Yay! Running is still hard but I can tell it's getting easier. On Saturday, when I did my runs, I felt so winded. Today, I was winded but it felt like an 8 on the challenge scale instead of a 10. That's encouraging. I really want to be a runner...what a great exercise...that you can do anywhere...no equipment...great cardio...great fun alone or in a group.

I'm at 7300 steps for today. I consider that a victory...considering I sit at a sedentary job for 8 hours a day M-F. To have hit 3/4 of my goal on a "forced sedentary" day is really a win. I did manage my 10 flights of stairs. My water consumption is way up for today too. One thing I have noticed...a mental change. When I "have" to move to do something...go downstairs to get clothes out of the dryer...let the dog out...walk around the office...I'm thinking, "Yay, I can get some steps in"...instead of, "ugh, I have go..." Thanks, Fitbit!

DD continues to send me adorable pics of the new granddaughter. I can't wait to hold her! I have most of my stuff packed. What I can't pack because I am still using it, I have on a list so I don't have to worry about it. I packed workout clothes! I don't imagine I will be too sedentary on this trip. Yay! Hope my Fitbit can handle it!

Hope you all had a great Monday! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon
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SHARON10002 3/12/2013 11:57PM

    emoticon on your new granddaughter. Sounds like you have found a valuable resource and motivator in the Fitbit. emoticon with your emoticon !

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ALOHAEV1 3/12/2013 10:28PM

    That bittie will keep you right on tickin'. Awesome job with the steps, etc, keep it up!
Yes we can't wait to meet the little one ourselves.

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ANATASHIKI 3/12/2013 2:17PM

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KKKAREN 3/12/2013 10:09AM

    the fitbit sounds fun!

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DS9KIE 3/12/2013 9:34AM

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BAZOOKABOBCAT 3/12/2013 8:53AM

    I have the same thoughts since getting my FitBit! Honestly, I'm super impressed with your 7k steps. I have an office job as well and most days I have a hard time getting my steps over 5k. Drives me nuts!

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BAKER1009 3/12/2013 7:43AM

    That is what I love about my FitBit too! The one night it was encouraging me to do more stairs...so I walked out my door and just ran up & down the stairs 5 times (I live in an apartment, on the 2nd floor). The neighbors probably wondered what was wrong with me, LOL!
Keep up the great work Cathy!
Oh, and thanks for the coffee yesterday!! On to a new week of school today.

Hugs,
Beth

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DUXGRL1 3/12/2013 6:47AM

    ...and pretty soon you will know how many steps you can get by doing different things! Sounds like a great day!


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ROSEWCI 3/12/2013 5:42AM

    emoticon for the fitbit!!! That little gizmo is worth it's weight in gold!!! You ROCK Cathy!!! emoticon

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PROUD-GRANDMA 3/11/2013 11:45PM

    I love the Fitbit! I think the same way. Enjoy the little one!

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KJMPEACHES 3/11/2013 10:21PM

    Congrats on the new baby!!!! Keep sparking my friend! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/11/2013 9:49PM

    I think the fitbit would work for me in the same way!

I hope you post more pictures of the new baby!!

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