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its a hot summer...
..and i continue to address health issues, kid-related issues, school, and trying to maintain some level of healthy nutritional intake...it is so very hot outside, it is unfortunately near to impossible to get out like i need/want to each day to... Read more
its been a year....
wow, its been almost a year since i have blogged...and so much has happened this past year...between my kids challenges, my increasing health problems (and subsequent chemical ablation and, more recently, brain surgery) it seems as if so much ha... Read more
Its getting warmer out..yeah!!!....
It is always easier to be healthy when the weather co-operates isnt it?
I am looking forward to getting outside more, working in my yard, mowing (push mower + big yard = increased fitness and loss of love handles...lol!!), walking, swimming..p... Read more
worn out, feel discouraged...
Sometimes it seems that no matter how hard I work, my body has decided it will be at a certain weight and nothing will change its mind...I am tired and worn out today, I hope i feel more on track again tomorrow...... Read more
i sure wish i had better balance in my exercise life...it seems thats i am either wayyy into activity or wayy out of it....the past three days i have struggled to get in more than 10 minutes a day, yet today i spent 1.5 hours hard and fast danci... Read more
too old for a scooter race?...NEVER!!!!!
Today my six year old and seven year old challenged me to a race down our somewhat steep road.....now, like anyone else i love a challenge, but scooters and steep hills are not a combination i usually get excited about...however the unexpectedly... Read more
aerobics?...what was i thinking?!
in my infinite wisdom, and in a desperate desire to avoid getting out in sub freezing temps, i elected to do aerobics this afternoon...i goota be crazy...i ache in places i didnt know you had places to ache in.....man, i am so much more out of s... Read more
it gets easier...
i jogged again today for a bit and it hurt less than it did the first couple of days...but im still pooped...however, exercise is starting to become a regular thought process in my daily routine...thats good!!... Read more
my first jog
ok, so i walked as planned, but for some strange reason I felt the urge to jog....up asteep hill no less!!! Nothing like a challenge, eh? Anyway, afterwards (once i re-started breathing...lol) I felt like i had achieved something.....yeah...wil... Read more
fell off the wagon today...
it was so cold and snowy today with ice left over from yesterday that I didnt walk anywhere near how much I should have, and I over ate...i was still at less than 1400 calories but i feel like I overate, and i deliberately made a fattening soul ... Read more
ice, cold, freezing rain...ugh....didnt want to do any exercise today, but i did walk the dog twice so it helped a bit... Also, i noticed today that i am feeling full with less...thats a good thing!!... Read more
ok, today i decided i needed to start logging all my dog waking activities...so I am actually suprised at how much it counts...cool....every little helps right?... Read more
starting to get on track....
Today I have managed to eat within my allowance and feel good about it. I even ate fairly well with respect to carb/protein/fat breakdown....wish i could be this dedicated and motivated every day........ Read more