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Sunday, August 07, 2016      6 comments

My workout today; build a furniture. My own plan, sized to to match the benches heights. I have another place where I can prop up my feet.... Read more
Sunday, July 17, 2016      2 comments

I finally refinished the old bench we got from a relative a few years ago. I built the other two benches on my deck over a month ago. When I finished t... Read more
Saturday, July 16, 2016      1 comments

I planned on going to the Y today. Not going to happen. My husband is under the weather. I have been playing with the kids most of today to get them outside and not too loud around him. We played badminton for 30 minutes before lunch, board... Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      4 comments

Take that, storm! I rushed out after feeding the family dinner to beat the thunderstorm. Got stuck in traffic for 15 minutes due to a rally on the way to the Y but I made it to the pool with enough time to get in 2300 yd. Got a 48 min... Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      1 comments

Severe thunderstorm in the forecast again tonight. Whee..... maybe I'll do Leslie Sanson's video instead. Not going to burn as much as swimming but it is something. Something is better than nothing.... Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      0 comments

So, that bench making on the weekend? I just need to paint it. I am not letting the kids paint this one. It's my gift to my husband so I'll do it. Monday turned out to be another labor intensive day. My husband and I ripped out several pla... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2016      2 comments

I went to the gym for alternate cardio workout yesterday. The plan was to go swim today but it turned out the lap pool is closed for maintenance. I have time on my hand, so.... woodworking! I modified the raised planter than my daughte... Read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      0 comments

Between using mostly upper body when swimming, increasing shoulders, arms and upper back workout, and woodworking, my shirts are fitting me differently now. Not very comfy at the shoulders. They feel stretched. Other people exercise and get... Read more
Saturday, May 14, 2016      0 comments

My husband decided not to swim today during the kids swim lessons so I get to. It's nice not to have to watch the time. 2250 yard at 52 minutes; 10 laps kicks, 35 laps mix of freestyle pull (sporadic 2 beat kicks to keep balance) and breas... Read more
Sunday, April 24, 2016      2 comments

This line caught my eyes when I open mySpark start page; "Do one thing today to make you feel proud of yourself." Yes. My workout today is building a furniture for my back deck. I am waiting for the lumber order to be ready for pick up. It'... Read more
Thursday, March 31, 2016      1 comments

Here we are at the end of the third month of the year. And you know what? I met one of my goals; not to be obsessed about the scale. I haven't weighed myself for a few weeks and haven't felt the urge to look. I have no idea what I weigh now... Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      0 comments

My 12 years old daughter is working on getting fitter. She has Girls on the Run training twice a week, swimming once a week, and she walks or runs on other days. She is doing much better that I have been doing. I better chase after her... Read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016      0 comments

It has been 5 weekends updating furniture in the house. What started out with changing my work desk, rolled on to various furniture throughout the house. The positive notes to this happening; LOTS of purging. Toys, clothes, books, garbage... Read more
Saturday, March 05, 2016      1 comments

I swam 3.25 mile this week! Much better than it had been the past year and a half. 2 miles left to reach 50 miles mark. My daughter baked a chocolate cake with homemade chocolate marshmallow frosting. I had a really small slice. It was good... Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      0 comments

Got 0.5 mile swim in. It was very slow. I am still exhausted from our 4 days kids bedrooms renovation. I went grocery shopping afterward. Walked around for another hour. And now I am wide awake and it's almost midnight. Argh... I ... Read more

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