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Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Friday, April 19, 2013

I canít believe that I am still somewhat sick from this cold. I am still coughing and stuffed up. Not to mention, I have been feeling really really lazy. All my energy flew out the window. It has been a really lazy week. Anyway, I plan to get back into my workouts easy. I do not want to injure myself and I am still so tired. So, right now I am going to concentrate on walking and my kettlebell workouts, but to take it easy and not push to full gusto. I do not want any further injuries. My left shoulder has been quite stiff and painful from lack of exercise, so I need to find that sweet spot for it to get some therapeutic exercise but not to much to cause injury.

Today is a brand new day for meeting goals and its time to get serious. I stepped on the scale today and read 222 lbs- yikes! Oh well, it is what it is. It is time to get this body moving in the right direction. Although I do not really care what the scale will read at the end of my transformation, it obviously needs to go way down. My target weight for my height and frame is about 130, so we will see. I am going to lean and rely on the Lord for the strength to stick to my diet! The support I have from my wonderful Spark friends keep me motivated to press for the mark!!

Fridays Goals:
Walk 1 mi

Stick to my diet

Drink 64 oz water

Kettlebell swings 10 min
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LIVELYGIRL2 4/20/2013 4:18PM

  Doing anything at all, when you feel crummy counts. And you are going in the right direction. Get rested , strong, and well. emoticon

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LADYFROMTHEWOOD 4/20/2013 8:17AM

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Just the fact that you are trying to get back into the swing of things is a sign that you will soon be back on your feet. Best wishes for quick recovery.

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STAY39 4/19/2013 11:23PM

    I like the exercise and goal modification! Listening to your body is so important. Here's to a great day- one day at a time! emoticon emoticon

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HONOURIA 4/19/2013 3:38PM

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CHERIJ16 4/19/2013 2:30PM

    Hope you feel better soon! emoticon

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JOHGLO2011 4/19/2013 2:15PM

    Hope you feel better real soon. Just keep focusing on small goals each day and soon you will see big success! Best Wishes!

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DONNA19711 4/19/2013 11:59AM

    Hope you are feeling better soon.

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VHALKYRIE 4/19/2013 11:46AM

    Bummer that the cold is still causing trouble! Hope it clears out fast!

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EDITOR 4/19/2013 11:32AM

    I have no idea why there is no cure for the cold yet. I do know opinion is divided whether to exercise or not, but you do have added reasons to try movement. The scale is not friendly each time we step on it but it hasn't been taught who is boss yet! emoticon "Weight" until next weigh-in, so teach it a valuable lesson. emoticon

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