Up before the sun, breakfast?
Up before 5 am in order to water newly laid sod. Made a righteous pot of coffee and planned my day. Later this morning DD and I drive 45 miles to ho to an incredible farmers market, then visit my parents. Not to do on an empty belly! (Dangerous... Read more
Need to be up by 5am to water the new sod lawn hubby had installed yesterday. Beautiful time of day. Set up turn on sprinklers then walk around my neigh... Read more
Ego boost and motivation plus!
I love working out with my daughter. She is such an inspiration and motivator. She's lost over 50 pounds, tracks every speck of food that passes her lips, and is battling both PCOS and hashimotos hypothyroidism. Today when we got home from pla... Read more
More incentive, perhaps?
While sweating it out at the gym today, my mind had a horrible realisation. This summer is my 40th high school reunion! Dear daughter saw the look on my face and came running over to see what was wrong. When I told her she just laughed, shaking... Read more
Buddies makes it better.
Dear daughter is joining me in renewed determination for we... Read more
I won't let anything stop me!
after TWO scary hospitalisations, I am finally home and back in control of my nutrition and fitness. In one week hubby and I will be flying to Charlotte to see our son and daughter in law...with a LOT of outdoor activities planned..I refuse to l... Read more
Complete Workout (a prayer)
More and more people today are concerned with their physical fitness and good health. But what about our spiritual fitness? I know you made us and you want us to take care of our bodies, but more important is our spiritual hea... Read more
Feeling happy, positive and proud!
Today my daughter in law ( who lives 850 miles away in Charlotte with her hubby, my son) drove up for a quick visit to us and her folks..when she walked in, and she hasn't seen me since last Christmas...48 pounds ago..she went "Oh NO! Now I have... Read more
another day, a new day
I know it is going to take time to get back on my legs again after that hospital stay..I am impatient..and my body is reacting strongly to no pain meds ( thankful I no longer need them but the withdrawal is brutal)wondering if tracking these day... Read more
recovering from hospital
Well, seems the massage chair at planet fitness ruptured some blood vessels in my lower spine, and caused me to develop a large hematoma (size 2 softballs) in my lower abdomen/back. Since I was already on coumadin, i was in some danger, and pain... Read more
Gently, very gently
Going back to Planet Fitness this afternoon. Still hurting, but doctor's recommendation is to walk, gently , I see him on friday.
I had an appointment with the trainer to demo the 30 minute circuit. He said he'd show me, then write it all dow... Read more
more than a strain :(
Well, it appears the soreness I had yesterday after my workout is a bit more..Torn muscle and tendons( a literal pain in the butt)...
...appt with my orthopedic doc friday..This may be a bump in my fitness plan..but it's a BIG bump. Y'all be c... Read more
Take it easy for Pete's sake!
Overdid it this morning at Planet Fitness..not sure if it was the elliptical or the recumbent bike, but I pulled my adductors..i think...soreness, but I just has a re-replacement of my left hip in June ( Right side was redone in May)..so I may h... Read more
After a highly stressful weekend, I started the week out by going to Planet Fitness, met with the trainer and got some good advice and new workouts. Energized, I them came home, did a boatload of work in the kitchen and elsewhere, and then went ... Read more
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No weigh in?
leaving for WW meeting in 15 minutes. Although I stayed OP all week, I did not watch the sodium as well as I should..I am so puffy and swollen...I will probably go back and forth on my decision all the way there (takes a little over an hour for ... Read more