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Little irritated today...

Thursday, August 15, 2013

I worked out at the Y with Andi, and Kathy again today. Andi brought a new torture victim with her today also named Sue. It is always nice getting new workout buddies. Today I walked for an hour against the river and ten minutes with the river. I was then feeling rather invigorated so I decided to get back at my laps because I really enjoy those. I got in and started swimming and then the swim lessons started. This is usually not a problem you just have to go to the deep end and swim back and forth on the end. It is only five feet shorter than the long way so I don't really mind this. I was feeling up and going strong and really enjoying my swim when I got inundated with little kids swimming in my path. There is supposed to be space for lap swimmers all hours Monday thru Friday. I was unhappy that I had to stop because there was no path for me. I only got twenty minutes of lap time in. I think I could have done an hour. I have finally seemed to build back up to the amount of exercise I was at before the bronchitis hit and was upset not to be able to continue on. I did mention it at the front desk after I checked the schedule to make sure I should have been able to do laps. They assured me it would get taken care of. I hope that tomorrow I have enough energy to do it again. It felt good getting my sweat on!

I just got a couple new swimsuits. I wanted to stock up some because my income has just been cut in half. I haven't really been losing weight but I did recently take off the 15lbs that I had gone back up. I am happy about that. I was also able to order my suits in one size smaller. Not the progress I wanted to see but I am thankful that I am not gaining every year like in years passed. People who haven't seen me for a year have noticed the weight loss. It is harder to tell that you have lost weight when you are so high on the scale to begin with. My birthday is quickly approaching and I am looking forward to wearing a new dress that I just bought! It is fun enjoying clothes again. I am not small by any means but I am smaller than I was and it sure makes a difference.
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    Kids will be back in school soon, so maybe they won't be an issue anymore!

    I have been swimming a lot lately as well, but I do have the luxury of swimming at my "surrogate dad's" house (my best friend's father's home) where there in an inground pool with tons of beautiful landscaping and he is an absolute doll, so I love it. And since no one swims over there anymore, he is happy to see me swimming in it at all. Thank goodness it is there! And I just hit a sale at WalMart where they had most of their swimming separates on sale for $5 a piece. So I bought the identical suit I bought earlier this year, one for my mother to wear laying out, and an extra swim skirt in case my thighs don't ever firm up like I wish they would. (Inner thigh fat is HARD to get rid of!!) And I broke out my old suits that now fit me. I think the smallest one is a 14. The 16 fits great, but my boobs tend to fall out when I do the breaststroke! LOL

    So I am with you on enjoying the swimming, and love that you have bought smaller suits. And you are gaining all that strength while swimming, so be prepared for new muscles to add a little bit of "healthy weight".

    Hugs, Ang
    1653 days ago
    I would have been irritated over the lack of a swim lane too. Good job on getting all that exercise in ! And good job on losing the 15 pounds!
    1653 days ago
    Congrats on ordering bathing suits a size smaller. I'm glad you have been able to build back up to your exercise routine!

    I hope you have fun plans for your birthday!

    1653 days ago
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