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KRISTIN9924
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1 Month Down
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      1 comments

Despite a brief hiatus due to arch pain, this month was definitely a success. I have lost 5.5 pounds, one inch from my waist, one inch from my hips, 3/4... Read more
Trying something different
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      0 comments

I am having to find an alternative to my walking/jogging routine. I injured my knee about 12 years ago. Most of the time it doesn't bother me, but it has flared up since the weekend. So I am still getting my steps in, walking doesn't bother me.... Read more
Day 12: vacation
Friday, July 08, 2016      4 comments

On vacation for the weekend. Still made it to the YMCA to workout. Met my step goal for the day, did strength training, and stretching too. I went over my calories a little today, but I didn't over do it and burned a good number of calories wit... Read more
Day 12: Road Trip
Thursday, July 07, 2016      0 comments

I am going on a road trip for the weekend. Since I knew I would be spending several hours in the car, I got up early and got in my workout first thing. Once we got out on the road we stopped at a diner for breakfast. I had an egg white omelet wi... Read more
Day 11: Tried a New Class
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      0 comments

Today was a cross training day. I decided to try out a body sculpting class. I got there early so I could talk to the instructor and let her know this was my first time. Several of the other people showed me what equipment I needed. This class w... Read more
Day 10: Back to Work
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      1 comments

I ate well today. Breakfast was scrambled eggs with veggies, turkey bacon, and fresh fruit. Lunch was chicken salad with mixed greens, and dinner was chicken and vegetable soup and a nišiose salad. I had a hard time with my water today. The... Read more
Day 9: July 4th
Monday, July 04, 2016      4 comments

My biggest challenge today was working out. I usually go to the YMCA, but because of the 4th of July holiday they are closed. So my backup plan was to use the workout room in my apartment building. This room is small, but has weights, a treadmi... Read more
Day 8: Small Improvements
Monday, July 04, 2016      3 comments

Today was the first day of week 2. It was time to increase my jogging intervals. I went from 1 minute 30 seconds of jogging to 1 minute 45 seconds of jogging, with 2 minutes of recovery walking in between. I was surprised that I was able to do t... Read more
Week 1 complete
Saturday, July 02, 2016      3 comments

Week 1 is through and I think it was a success. I lost 3 pounds, have more energy, and haven't felt deprived. We had dinner tonight at a friend's house from China. I really had to guess at what to put in my food log. It was mostly vegetables a... Read more
Week 1 complete
Saturday, July 02, 2016      1 comments

Week 1 is through and I think it was a success. I lost 3 pounds, have more energy, and haven't felt deprived. We had dinner tonight at a friend's house from China. I really had to guess at what to put in my food log. It was mostly vegetables a... Read more
Day 6: Strength Training and Yoga
Friday, July 01, 2016      0 comments

So today I did strength training (upper body and core) and yoga for about an hour. I also went on a couple of walks on my breaks at work, so I still managed to get about 13,000 steps. I had a lunch meeting and think that I made good choices: mu... Read more
Day 5: Healthy Dinner and more Intervals
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

I did another walking/jogging interval workout today. I am already able to run farther during my jogging intervals. Next week I up my jogging intervals from 90 seconds to two minutes. Although I might try one minute and 45 seconds the first day.... Read more
Day 4: My "Before" Picture
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      4 comments

So I am on Day 4 and decided that I should document my body before I make too much progress. I am also tracking my measurements, so this will help me s... Read more
Day 3
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      1 comments

I did another interval walking/jogging workout. I am currently doing intervals of 2 minutes of walking and one and a half minutes of jogging. I did about 35 minutes (with a warm up and cool down) then did about 5 minutes of stretching. I al... Read more
Day 2
Monday, June 27, 2016      1 comments

I'm doing a 30 Day walk/jog challenge. This is Day 2: cross-training. Yesterday I did 25 minutes of walking/jogging intervals and then another 15 minutes of walking/walking lunges intervals. So today I did yoga. It was a great decision because I... Read more

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