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I'm so excited!

Thursday, June 04, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday I added a few leg exercises that I've avoided for a few weeks due to my knee(like leg press, hamstring curls and glute work)and then today I did the entire spin class for the first time in weeks...hooray, no pain!!!!! I'll give back to... Read more

MIA but still in the game

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      3 comments

I've been sporadic with my logging in and tracking of my exercise and nutrition, however, I'm still in the game. While I've dialed back my cardio, specifically, spinning, I'm still doing no less than 30 minutes of cardio daily, and often still ... Read more

What You Can Do

Wednesday, May 13, 2009      5 comments

"It's not about what you weigh; it's about how you feel." Research confirms this. Weight loss is not a goal. Weight loss is a long-term outcome of changing old habits into new habits that make you feel better. Those are the goals that are short-... Read more

Cross Training....

Tuesday, May 12, 2009      1 comments

today I was reminded why I love spinning class. due to mild discomfort after spin yesterday, I decided to do the elliptical in it's place. I normally burn a minimum of 400 calories in spin so that was my goal today. I started on the elliptical b... Read more

New week

Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

Today was my first day back in spin class. I made the full 60 minutes, but felt some pain after. It wasn't horrible though, certainly manageable though. Tomorrow, I think I'll try the elliptical machine instead of doing spin class and then try i... Read more

Gratitude and regret.

Friday, May 08, 2009      4 comments

First, let me thank all of you wonderful Spark People for setting me straight and being so supportive! I realize that my negativeness was of no use and certainly was unworthy of the time I spent on it. All of you made me see that quite clearly(s... Read more

What's the deal?

Thursday, May 07, 2009      2 comments

I've spent the entire day (and most of last night) thinking this is something that will heal on it's own. I've waffled between thinking, "it's feeling better", to "why is it so painful? What is going on?" and finding reasons not to go to the doc... Read more


Wednesday, May 06, 2009      3 comments

two days of getting through the entire spin class, today I couldn't even get on the bike! I lifted my chest and back before and I had the knee brace on, but when I finished after going up the stairs and back down, I could barely stand on that le... Read more

Friday Finding and celebrating the joy in life

Friday, May 01, 2009      0 comments

Well, today I was back at the gym. I did my back/bicep workout and then gave spin class a try. I made it for the first 40 minutes, but couldn't do any of the standing climbs and after 40 minutes even with the knee brace, I had to stop because it... Read more


Thursday, April 30, 2009      2 comments

Well, missing two spin classes this week is really crummy. This morning I woke up and the swelling in the knee was so bd that I couldn't bend it past 45 degrees and even that was a struggle. Climbing the stairs and even getting in the shower was... Read more

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009      3 comments

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach Believing In Yourself Limitations can either define us or give us a challenge to outwit. When you look at your abil... Read more

Oh NO!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

I can't believe that I took the day off from spinning class, but I did this morning. Knowing that I have games every day this week, and how difficult it was yesterday to do my game after trying to do spin class, I listened to my husband, and bod... Read more

Learning more and more

Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

Pay attention when an old dog is barking. - Old Proverb Learn From Someone Who's Been There You can learn a lot from someone who's been sniffing his/her way around the neighborhood for a while. "Experienced" individuals have uniqu... Read more

Now is the time for us

Sunday, April 26, 2009      1 comments

Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. - Maurice Setter Appreciation of the Good Things in Life How many times are we blind to the good in front of us because we're looking past it for something bet... Read more

Another beauty of a day!

Saturday, April 25, 2009      1 comments

The sun was shining and the temps where in the mid 80's! What a fabulous day it was. As the week has ended I reflect with great pride upon what I accomplished this week. I was struggling with my knee all week among other issues. But I didn't all... Read more

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