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Great class

Tuesday, February 03, 2009      4 comments

Spin class is always very good and exhilarating but some days are much better than others--today was one of those days. When the music is just right and everything clicks, you're in a zone and you can't think of anything you would rather be doin... Read more

Metabolism 101

Monday, February 02, 2009      0 comments

In technical terms, metabolism is the sum total of all the energy you use each day in your body, from breathing and pumping blood to thinking and making your cells work. More simply put, it's how many calories you burn every day. The averag... Read more

Super Bowl

Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

Had a relaxing day today. Wish I didn't feel guilty about not doing any exercise. Diet Myths 1. Calories from certain foods burn fat because they have a negative calorie effect. Thisnk again say Liz Applegate, Ph.D. director of sspo... Read more

It's amazing

Saturday, January 31, 2009      1 comments

I did not feel like going to yoga this morning. I really wanted to stay in bed, and when I went out to warm the car, and felt how bone chillingly cold it was, I really wished I had. But, I got up ate a quick breakfast and went to the gym. Since ... Read more


Friday, January 30, 2009      1 comments

Another day, another successful week coming to a close... Strength training 45 minutes Super sets Wide grip lat pulldown 3x12 75lbs seated row 1x12 70lbs 2x12 60lbs pullover 3x12 30lbs standing DB crossbody curls 1x15 20lbs 2x12 3... Read more


Thursday, January 29, 2009      2 comments

today was cardio-55 minute spin class 10 minutes on the treadmill before class to get warmed up. 10 Reasons why YOU should lift weights: The majority of women steer clear of the weight room and head straight for the cardio machines when ... Read more

What we're made of...

Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

days like today test what our metal and determine how dedicated we are to our healthy lifestyle. This morning I woke up to at least 6 inches of snow, freezing rain and ice. My car was undrivable unless I took the time to scrap/sweep and shovel i... Read more

dodged another bullet

Tuesday, January 27, 2009      2 comments

We keep getting lucky with the forcasted snow around here. We got another dusting last night, but nothing to be concerned with. It's merely enough to get your car all full of salt. Tonight they are saying we will have snow changing to freezing r... Read more

need to get my sleep

Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

My new bedroom is amazing, it's like being at a beautiful hotel with all the amenities. My new mattress is totally comfortable and I love it, however, I guess my body is taking some time to get acclimated to the new surroundings as I keep waking... Read more

Football officially over

Sunday, January 25, 2009      1 comments

Well today was our son's football banquet. The end of his football career. The event is lowkey and it's meant to honor the seniors who are leaving the program. A few post season awards are handed out and the seniors are given their jerseys and p... Read more

sometimes the written word doesn't relate

Saturday, January 24, 2009      3 comments

It's amazing how your true meaning sometimes gets lost in the process of writing. Thursday's blog was meant to show how far I've come, in that exercise is now an enjoyable way of life for me. It was however, misconstrued as being accusatory towa... Read more

I know how far I've come!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009      3 comments

This morning, cold as it was, my alarm goes off at 6:00 am and up I rise. Brush my teeth, and hair, put in my contacts and quietly get into my gym clothes. Once downstairs, I go out to warm up the car, come back in and fix my oatmeal, finish pac... Read more

Being in Control and taking ownership

Tuesday, January 20, 2009      3 comments

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John Maxwell, author and public speaker Negative attitudes affect your life by creating cynicism, a pessi... Read more

Something we were withholding

Monday, January 19, 2009      0 comments

made us weak until we found it in ourselves. = Robert Frost When you think of who and what is standing in the way of your dreams, itís easy to forget your own responsibility. Even the best of us can be guilty of unknowingly hurting our own pro... Read more


Friday, January 16, 2009      2 comments

My it was cold here this morning! Around 10 degrees and only went up to about 17 for the high. But it was very toasty in spin class! We made the mirrors steam up and I burned 466 calories. Today's workout: leg day super sets standing cal... Read more

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