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Tuesday, May 21

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

It's been a solid day. Yay!

Exercise today:

32 min treadmill--C25K. Slow and steady.
60 min Zumba
2 sets 15 Reps compound row 80 lbs

Food:

Within calorie range AND healthy, home prepared meals. (Yes, food is being cooked in my kitchen, by me). This included lots of veggies! I came really close to stopping at Subway for dinner at 8:45, but remembered my goal. It's still a work in progress, but won't it always be?

What I'm proud of today:

Jumping jacks--and lots of them! Up until now, I have simply not been able to go vertical. Whatever muscles, joints, whatever, has consistently said, "No way sistah!" Tonight in Zumba I was able to pound out at least 20-40. Woo Hoo! Like it happened overnight. The jumping jack fairy must have visited me in my sleep last night. I was diagnosed about 5 years ago with osteoarthritis of the knees. Devastating news for a 30 something year old. I have seen such dramatic improvement over the past year and a half.

Good night dear friends. Been a long day.
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  • v AWOOD1973
    It's all that weight that you have lost, that has given you your knees back! Congrats on all of your proud moments! YOU are doing a FANTASTIC job of staying on track!! Woohoo!
    1159 days ago
  • v SANDRA2BSKINNY1
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    1162 days ago
  • v SIMONEKP
    awesome job emoticon
    1162 days ago
  • v EMMACORY
    WOW! Jumping jacks!!!! I can do them in the pool but have not tried on the land in awhile. I might just have to do that when I get finished here....you are inspiring me. Keep up the fantastic work. You are on a roll gal! emoticon
    1162 days ago
  • v LADYFROMTHEWOOD
    Jumping jack fairy... bwhahahaha! He must be kin to the cleaning fairy around here. Glad you were visited!
    Sounds like a super day. Cooking isn't something I enjoy so I'm a little envious of (but happy for) those who enjoy the process. I'll grow it, harvest it, maybe even can it, but let someone else cook it!
    It's good to hear you are having such solid days.
    1162 days ago
  • v BRADMILL2922
    Way to go sistah!!! Who is this jumping jack fairy? Any relation to Tooth?

    Love to hear a SOLID day! Glad to hear you got in the kitchen because I was really thinking I would have to throw on my Chef Boy R B garb and come cook! I would do it too and it would be really good! Lol! Not to toot my own horn or anything...toot, toot!

    Congrats on the good day, now build on it!
    1162 days ago
  • v MSEMBERSTORM
    I'm proud of you! Keep pushing. You can do this! Big hugs and a high five!
    1163 days ago
  • v JO88BAKO
    Good job!!
    1163 days ago
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