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Do the math!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      12 comments

Three steps forward and two steps back still equals a step in the right direction. emoticon Read more

Stairs, stairs and more stairs!

Monday, January 28, 2013      20 comments

I have a new goal of climbing the stairs in my building three times per week. Last week I made it twice after setting the goal. This is a new, full week so I know I can do it. Seven floors are a challenge, but I can now climb without using th... Read more

New Week, continuing Goals

Monday, January 28, 2013      5 comments

I ordered a fitbit and am so eager to get it, set it and find out what it thinks of my workouts and activity level. Specifically, will it agree that I'm working hard on that elliptical trainer, treadmill, with those weights, those staircases, ... Read more

Eat. Sleep. Gym. Repeat!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      11 comments

I managed 75 minutes on that elliptical yesterday. ..nearly six miles towards my 1000 mile elliptical challenge. I also checked off another new goal by taking the stairs up to my seventh floor condo this afternoon...huff and puff! I sure hope... Read more

62 Minutes on Elliptical!, What Next?

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      10 comments

New or revised non-scale goals for this year - keep attacking that elliptical on a regular basis - keep tracking to 1000 mile challenge victory - reduce waist to below 30 inches - reduce screen time by one hour to start and more to follow ... Read more

Elliptical Day 4!

Monday, January 14, 2013      8 comments

Today I did 36 minutes on elliptical followed by 24 minutes on treadmill (3.5 mph walk). It felt so great to do this contraption four days in a row. Today I actually craved that elliptical! Now, that is a huge change for me. This evening I w... Read more

Conquering that Elliptical Trainer

Sunday, January 13, 2013      11 comments

I've struggled with this contraption for ages. A few minutes now and then with longer sessions at times. But, as a regular cardio challenge, I've not succeeded with this. However, today was my third day in a row. The first day was just 20 mi... Read more

Thanks SP Friends!

Thursday, January 03, 2013      6 comments

Dh and I worked out at amazing gym today that is walking distance from our condo. I asked you for suggestions to help us decide if I/we should join. Your suggestions were very helpful. Not sure if we will join, but in any case, not right now.... Read more

To Gym or Not to Gym...

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      8 comments

We visited a rather amazing gym this afternoon. We do have a small one in our condo building. It has been enough for me to date. But, I think I would like a pool and some classes. Debating whether I want to pay the price that comes to over ... Read more

I reached a goal!

Sunday, December 30, 2012      9 comments

I'd only used this statement in regards to weight loss. But, today it finally occurred to me to share the sentiment on my team postings as related to something else. I just finished the 50 workouts in 50 days challenge. However, it was more l... Read more

Plan for 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012      3 comments

Some are new, some are to renew, some are to continue....Top 10 for the new and improved me! 1. Purchase (finally!) and use a kitchen scale ... More often than the bathroom scale! 2. Minimum of 5 freggies each day 3. Get at least 7 hour... Read more

Holiday Adventure

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      7 comments

For many years i'veencouraged newlyweds to enjoy their adventure. But, sometimes I forget to remind myself that each day is an important adventure onits own that will become a page in my life story. Right now we are in the midst of holiday adv... Read more

On my way to 50 days!

Saturday, December 08, 2012      8 comments

I'm in the middle of a 50 workouts in 50 days challenge. I did miss one day and did very little on a couple when sick, but being on about day 28 has brought me to a good place. Just remembering I will need to log it encourages me do something... Read more

Corn muffins and Coconut

Friday, December 07, 2012      11 comments

I was asked to bring corn muffins to a dinner party this week. I made the mistake of bringing home the leftovers. I must be very careful to limit that treat, but I am enjoying each bite. For extra fiber I have an ounce of dry coconut almost e... Read more

The middle of the muddle

Thursday, December 06, 2012      7 comments

Though I'm not much of a jogger due to knee, back and balance issues, I think this time of year many of us are on that never ending treadmill. I find myself putting too many things on hold while not accomplishing nearly enough on my to do list... Read more


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