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Changing WorkOuts

Saturday, June 23, 2012      1 comments

Met with my trainer and got a new workout plan designed. The new plan actually alternates days, so that I'm doing upper body one day, lower body the next, with some core exercises every day. Each workout actually has two complimentary exercises... Read more

Doing Something Right

Thursday, June 21, 2012      0 comments

Decided to see how I'm progressing, so had the gym redo my measurements yesterday. I was happy. In two weeks Dropped some pounds and .7% of Body Fat (Down to 18.1). The Neck, Chest, Waist and Hips have hall gone down (Waist and hips down 1 1/... Read more

Vacation Day = Vacation from Diet

Saturday, June 16, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was not my best day for nutrition. Being out on a bus trip I realized ouch gotta plan ahead. First off it was a Hardee's Stop for Breakfast... ok not too bad a 210 calorie Breakfast Wrap.. I can live with that. Lunch on a luncheon crui... Read more

5k Under 45 minutes

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      3 comments

Well after a stressful Monday at work, I went to the gym and did my complete program, even tho I had already walked over 12 miles that day. So Tuesday I really felt like working out, but didn't want to do the complete program, instead I just di... Read more

Slow Blogging But Still Working

Saturday, June 09, 2012      1 comments

OK I know I haven't been very good about blogging everyday, but I'm still sticking to my diet and fitness plan. Been working out at the gym for 2 weeks now and LOVE it. Today also marks 1 month that I have gone without a soda! So proud of myse... Read more

Chugging Along

Monday, June 04, 2012      0 comments

Well it's been a long week. Had some up and downs, but I've stuck to my diet and my exercise plans. Almost gave up a few times, but I've decided I'm better than that. So here I go chugging along!... Read more

Hit the Gym

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      0 comments

Today was the first day using my new gym membership. Nice place with indoor track, and a ton of equipment and types of equipment. Since I'm still having some hip pain, spent most of the workout on abs and upper body. Will be working with a pers... Read more


Monday, May 28, 2012      0 comments

Took a little bit of a break this weekend, since I have been having a touch of pain in the muscle on the hip. Got back out and ran today even tho the heat was getting up there. Start working with a personal trainer at the gym on Wednesday so h... Read more

Shoot for the Moon!

Friday, May 25, 2012      0 comments

"Shoot for the Moon! Even if you miss... you'll land among the stars." - Les Brown What a great quote. As long as we've set our goal and are aiming for them, we can't loose. Every little step we take towards our goal is a good step. Never s... Read more

Works keeps me moving

Thursday, May 24, 2012      0 comments

I used my Striiv for the first time yesterday while at work. Granted it was a busy day and I was constantly on the move more then normal, but I was shocked to find that I had reached over 27,000 steps by the end of the day. That was over 11 mi... Read more

Taking the Next Steps

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      0 comments

Spent a lot of time in the car today, but did a double workout this morning with both a 30 minute run/walk and a 30 minute workout. While out and about I found a running store, and decided to go forward with buying an actual pair of running sho... Read more

Not So Sore!

Monday, May 21, 2012      0 comments

I noticed the first week or so, I had constant soreness in different parts of my body each day. The soreness has gradually faded, even to the point where yesterday I was so frustrated I did an extra mile and half walk/run in the evening. So much... Read more

Do it For Yourself!

Saturday, May 19, 2012      0 comments

I've often found the only reason I start a diet or exercise program is because I'm seeing someone new or trying to impress someone before asking them out. Sure it's great to get things started, but often once the relationship is on a downturn, ... Read more