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Week One of the November Challenge 2008

Sunday, November 09, 2008      1 comments

I think that I did well on week one of our November Challenge. I only went to the gym three times this past week. (a big difference from previous weeks where I was going all seven days) I did two to three hours of water exercise every day that... Read more

November Challenge Goals

Monday, November 03, 2008      2 comments

I'm very excited to begin the November Challenge. I'm re-dedicating myself to healthy eating, fitness and taking care of me. Here are my goals for November: 1.) Do 5 lunges/squats on land 2.) Take time daily to relax and lie flat -... Read more

October Challenge Reflection

Monday, November 03, 2008      0 comments

As I think about my part in the October Challenge, I'm pleased with my overall progress. I can now do 3 lunges/squats on land. I still need to work on using moderation in my exercise but I did ramp up my intensity a bit on weekends. I am real... Read more

October Challenge Week 4

Saturday, October 25, 2008      2 comments

This week I did lots and lots of exercise and I'm sore. It's time to change to easier exercises for a few days and listen to my body. I'm only going to do walking on Saturday and Sunday along with lighter hand weights. (They will probably thin... Read more

October 2008 Challenge Week 3

Sunday, October 19, 2008      2 comments

Week three of the October Challenge is drawing to a close now. This week I think I have hit a plateau but for some reason, I'm not real worried. I'm just going to keep on with my Spark People program of eating and exercising. I think I'll tr... Read more

October Challenge Week 2

Monday, October 13, 2008      2 comments

During my second week of the October challenge, I worked out somewhere between 60 and 185 minutes every day,7 days a week, including the weekends. I stayed within my calorie range each day too. I've been able to do lunges in the water at the p... Read more

Another First!

Saturday, October 11, 2008      4 comments

I think I'm making progress with my exercise. It has been at least 13 years since both of my legs felt well enough to do any real challenging exercise. Now I'm able to participate fully in water aerobics (quite vigorous) and ride the stationer... Read more

I Just Have To Share This!

Friday, October 10, 2008      6 comments

I just had to share this! I went to a local clothing store for a sale this week. I was purchasing several items to reward myself with when I've lost 15 pounds. I reached for the size 3X tops and realized that they were too big!!! Yea!!! So I ... Read more

A Good Kind of Tired

Wednesday, October 08, 2008      3 comments

Today I did 80 minutes of water aerobics with water weights and 60 minutes of aqua jogging. After that, I did 5 weight machines. On the way home from the gym, I walked up and down every isle in the grocery store for 30 minutes and finished up ... Read more

Reflection First Week of Halloween Challenge

Sunday, October 05, 2008      0 comments

This has been an interesting week for me. It looks like my weight is finally dropping a few pounds and suddenly I'm feeling much more confident about me. I've been doing 60+ minutes a day of cardio instead of the 30-45 minutes I was previous... Read more

Tired but feeling healthy

Saturday, October 04, 2008      0 comments

This week I tried to rev up my cardio a bit to see what effect it would have on my weight loss. So far I've lost 2 pounds!!! I'm pretty tired but I feel okay. I've noticed a change in my balance, endurance and the definition in my arms! I ... Read more

Three Goals For October

Tuesday, September 30, 2008      2 comments

For the month of October I'm going to try to do these 3 things: First I'm going to work on my abs but not overdo it because of my spinal problems. I will use moderation. Second I'm going to try to increase aerobic activity on the we... Read more

It's a Good Day!

Saturday, September 27, 2008      0 comments

Today I woke up and the sun was shining (it shines a lot here in Florida) and I felt great. My gym workout went smoothly. I did 50 minutes of cardio and all of my weight machines. Later my husband and I took a walk with our dogs. Then I took ... Read more

Overdoing It Hurts

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      1 comments

I felt so good today after 60 minutes of water aerobics that I acted like the Eveready Bunny. I ran 7 errands, walked for 40 minutes and did an hour and a half of yard work. This is certainly a case of more is not better. I hope I can move t... Read more

Who Is That Person In My Mirror?

Tuesday, September 23, 2008      0 comments

When I look into the mirror I am often surprised at the person I see. Inside I am merely an improved version of the person I was 10-15 years ago. Outside, I hardly recognize the person I have become. To say I'm disappointed in myself is a gro... Read more


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