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We had a lot of fun last night and did some exercising! A local water park had an adults only night in their outdoor area with a pool and wave pool (and drinks).
We were active in the wave pool for about 90 minutes and had so much fun! With... Read more
Weight issues in a YA book - jsut angry
I haven't posted a blog in a really long time, but I feel like I have to. I just finished a YA book about body issues that centers around a teenager who is overweight. It isn't out yet, but I was reading reviews on goodreads and it seems like ev... Read more
Things have been going okay. Not going to the gym as much as I want to, but when either Jason and I are sick, it is harder. Trying to go for more walks and do more strength stuff though!
I was doing well with eating until the weekend...but ... Read more
So I haven't posted in a while, but that is okay. Things are good. We left the gym because it was too far and we weren't going, but we joined one that is only eight minutes away.
We went for the first time today and it was actually great! ... Read more
So I kind of gave up for a little while because I felt like I was working hard with no results. But I am back because I miss having the energy I felt when healthier and since I now have a job (YAY!) I need all the energy I can get when at home.
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Now I Need the Motivation!
It has been an incredibly stressful week. Mostly because of money (my husband is a teacher and doesn't get paid in July and August). Also because there is a big law being voted for in NJ this week that is about public workers pensions, healthcar... Read more
How do I Motivate Jason?
I am very motivated in losing some weight so my hip hurts less. I want to increase my fitness so I can run and do a triathlon (a lifetime goal of mine). I was an athlete and remember how much better I felt then.
My husband (Jason) isn't mo... Read more
So I tried Pilates...
Well...kind of. I found a cardio Pilates video that did 25 minutes of cardio that used the core and mixed in cardio, then had 15 minutes of mat pilates. IT said that the first part is also known as standing pilates.
The cardio was great, i... Read more
Hope everyone had a good weekend, had fun and could relax! On that point, that definitely happened! We saw two groups of friends and had a nice lunch with my father-in-law.
Health wise, I was okay. I only ate half of meals when we went out... Read more
Yummy pasta salad!
My allergies are killing me today! Pollen counts have been astronomical the past couple days and I am pretty miserable. Instead of sitting and moping, I decided to make another huge bowl of my pasta salad which will last a couple weeks!
I ... Read more
So my awesome friend Amanda has started a book blogging/fitness challenge. 52 weeks, 52 books, 52 pounds. It started yesterday and I joined the second she posted it...with some tweaks!
Mine will go for 52 weeks, but I read over 100 books ... Read more
Spinning for the first time!
So I think I realized what my problem was with my training...sitting on a bike for about an hour was boring. I tried a book, I tried listening to music and my ipod...but it was just boring. So this morning, I tried spinning.
Wow. What a dif... Read more
This week looking up!
I am happy to say I have some good news to report! A week ago, my husband said there was a surprise coming later that day. He came home and suddenly said "We have to go" after looking at his phone. We went to the train station and I was complete... Read more
Training not going well
Three weeks later, and I am still on week 1. If i can't complete a week, I am not moving on. It has been one thing after another. One day, my car died when I was on my way to the gym. The next, I almost got into an accident and came home freaked... Read more
I started my training today...but more on that in a bit.
First I went to the doctor. The OBGYN to be specific. While my primary wasn't concerned about my weight, this one was. I know why I have gained weight
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