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Tried Clipless Shoes in Spin Class

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      0 comments

Brought my clipless shoes to spin class this morning. Took me several minutes to get them to clip in, then the instructor told me to adjust my seat - seems the seat needs to be lower, probably because there is no sole on the shoes. I had a lot... Read more

First Long Ride of Season

Monday, April 13, 2015      1 comments

We went on our first long ride of the season yesterday. It was a bit cool in the beginning, but warmed up as we went along. Went to the Farmington Canal Trail - parked by the Crossfit at the corner of Putnam and Dixwell Ave in Hamden. Went al... Read more

Finally warm enough to bike!

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      0 comments

The weather is finally warming up enough to get out on our bikes again! Last weekend I purchased bike shoes and clipless pedals. Went on two rides to learn how to use them. The first ride, it was so windy - steady at about 20, with gusts up t... Read more

Feeling Better

Friday, February 13, 2015      2 comments

Feeling much better. Now I need to get a routine going again, including tracking in here. I've been researching things that I can do to help myself feel better through diet and exercise. I will be doing the autoimmune paleo diet, I did ... Read more

Going to have to start over.

Saturday, January 17, 2015      3 comments

Tests results show I am very low on iron, so I have put my workout routine on hold for now. My energy is coming back slowly and not using the little I have on fitness is giving me the energy I need for other things (boring stuff like work, clean... Read more

Day 9 of 60

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      0 comments

So where am I at? The weekend had two rest days in the program. My body seemed to really need them! Talked to my doctor on Monday, found out my exhaustion is from really low iron levels. So I need to become much better at taking my iron (I w... Read more

Day 5 of 60 Day Insanity Max 30 Challenge

Friday, January 09, 2015      0 comments

Day 5 of 60 day Insanity Max 30 challenge - I completed most of Fight Friday - I think he took the hardest stuff from the other days and put them all together! Thinking of pulling out my old kickboxing bag to use during this workout, so I can pu... Read more

Day 3 of 60 Day Insanity Max 30 Challenge

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      0 comments

Day 3 of 60 - this was the hardest workout for me so far, they have gotten harder each day, so I am afraid of what tomorrow will bring! Maxed out at 8:26 during my favorite things - pushups! This workout has so many squats and lunges, I can see ... Read more

Day 2 of 60 Day Insanity Max 30 challenge

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      2 comments

Day 2 of 60 - Insanity Max 30, the tabata was a hard as I expected! Maxed out at 7:40, my weak arms and upper body get me every time. A lot of core work in this workout!!... Read more

Day 1 - 60 Day Insanity Max 30 challenge

Monday, January 05, 2015      1 comments

First day of my 60 day commitment to Insanity Max 30 and it kicked my butt! Because I can't jump, I follow the modifier, so it takes longer to max out, but I did max out at 17:55. Then my least favorite 5 minutes came up, 20 minutes to 25 minute... Read more

Prep Time

Saturday, January 03, 2015      3 comments

Made it to spin class for the second Saturday in a row. It's so good to have people who want to go with me, makes me more accountable. Looked for a spring charity ride we can do together, so I have a goal to aim for, but there are still only a... Read more

Struggling

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      0 comments

I've been struggling this week. Haven't been feeling well - not a virus or other typical sickness, but a too much sugar (cookies) and carbs (tried black bean pasta), not enough protein and vegetables. Plus, some coffee really gives me heartbur... Read more

Obviously not a habit yet

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      2 comments

Starting over again. I lost the habit of coming here to log food and fitness first, then I lost the habit of writing everything in my paper journal. So I am starting over on both habits. Tomorrow will be Day 1 of the new streak. Today i... Read more

Day 4

Saturday, December 13, 2014      0 comments

My scale is showing I am .9 away from this week's goal. I should reach it by Monday. My calories are super high for yesterday. Either there is a calorie cycling effect going on or it's because i remembered to set the timer in my phone and ea... Read more

Day 3

Friday, December 12, 2014      2 comments

Got my calories down yesterday. Increased my fiber. Fat is still a little high, but not by much. Didn't get my workout in yet this morning. It's cold out. The house feels cold. Makes me just want to sit under a blanket snuggling my beagle.... Read more


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