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A Productive Morning (First Goal... MET!)

Thursday, July 01, 2010      2 comments

I've had a great morning. First of all, I got up and did about 10 minutes of yoga using the Wii. It felt good just to stretch and hold (though I don't hold to the yoga philosophy, I do think they are great stretches and really like how Wii... Read more

July Goals

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      4 comments

I just read 4EVERADONEGIRLS July goals and thought I'd post mine, too! Does anyone else post their goals? (Also, I'd love to find SP challenges, but haven't really figured out how to do that.) Here are my July goals: 1. Track my food EVER... Read more

Active Day! (Start of week 5)

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

After 3 days without any real exercise, today: elliptical: 8 minutes treadmill: 25 minutes (ran: 2 mins, 2 mins, 1.5 mins, 1 min) strength: 2 core and 4 lower exercises swimming: 500 yards in 20 minutes Whew! Read more

Personal Trainer... Kind Of...

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      3 comments

I went back to the gym I joined yesterday. For now, it is a 7 day trial membership. It is just a small gym, but part of a larger chain. And, the owner is wonderful. I will be going to the gym Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri this week (while my dd ... Read more

Gym Trial Membership

Monday, June 28, 2010      5 comments

I spent about 2 hours at a new gym today. Not working out, just getting oriented and talking to the owner. I'm now doing a 7 day free trial. I'll be working out there the next 4 days while my daughter is in class. I really like the gym and ... Read more

Name Change!!!

Monday, June 28, 2010      2 comments

I have a new user name. I created "tryingtolose38" when I signed up almost 2 years ago. At the time, I was 38 years old. I am now 40. And, my main goal isn't 'trying to lose' now... but trying to get healthier and meet some goals. So, I wanted a... Read more

Not too bad...

Monday, June 28, 2010      2 comments

I had my weigh in this morning. After 8 days on the road, I weighed just 1 pound more than when I left! Not bad! (Also considering I have some water retention.) I was disappointed not to get a workout in this morning. My daughter is in cam... Read more


Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

I'm home! We've been gone 8 days and it is good to be home, though we will miss New Mexico! I did a lot of exericse: 3 runs, 2 bike rides, a lot of hiking and walking, and some ping pong. On the other hand, I ate well the first 4 days, but... Read more

Still off track!

Saturday, June 26, 2010      3 comments

I still ate horribly today! Part of it wasn't my fault as there were no healthy options at ranch we were at...but I guess I could have prepared better. But, I also just let myself go again. I won't be home until dinner time tomorrow, so it might... Read more

Fun exercise at pong!

Friday, June 25, 2010      0 comments

This morning I did w2d3of c25k. It is still hard to do but seeing sandia peak near me makes it so much more fun. We actually went up the peak today, though we used the easy way...the tram. Tonight we are at a hotel and I played some ping p... Read more

Hiking up a volcano flow

Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday i hiked to the top of a volcano flow! It was hot (the weather not e flow!), but I was determined to reach the top. The view Was incredible! I could see the city of Albuquerque below me and sandia peak in the distance. What a view! ... Read more

Sunset bike ride on vacation

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      3 comments

Last night my sister-in-law and I rode 7.4 miles through the hills at the base of a mountain in a desert in NM. The sun was setting and the sky looked like it was on fire. There is one peak on the other side of the city and it was beautiful to s... Read more

Running in NM

Tuesday, June 22, 2010      3 comments

Last night I did w2d2 of c25k. My mother-in-law watched the grand babies in the park while I ran near a mountain in NM. I quickly learned i needed to drink lots of water! I got dizzy during my first run. And I learned to run down a long hill and... Read more

On the road again

Monday, June 21, 2010      4 comments

I am on the road again in two ways. One, as I mentioned yesterday, is that I am riding a bike again! The other way is that I am on vacation! (also, I am borrowing iPad to type so slow going) Bicycling...As I mentioned it has been several ... Read more

Bike ride

Monday, June 21, 2010      3 comments

I went on my first bike ride in many years tonight. I was nervous, but it was great! We rode about 5 miles through the desert. It was hilly and beautiful and I loved it. Read more

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