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New goal

Monday, March 30, 2015      1 comments

Today is 7 weeks post-op from my knee replacement. I had PT at the hospital. They rolled me there in a lounge chair and rolled me back most days. I walked to part way to PT and back a couple of days. One day I walked all the way back to my... Read more


Sunday, March 22, 2015      4 comments

I walked over 1000 steps today! Yeah, you read that right, ONLY 1000. Not a huge amount but, considering that I'm 6 weeks post-op (tomorrow) after a knee replacement, it's a major accomplishment for me. I'm sure my physical therapist will b... Read more

Streak broken, but it's OK

Friday, February 27, 2015      1 comments

I had this wonderful streak going, checking into SparkPeople and exercising, but on February 9 I had knee replacement surgery. I am doing very well, recovering and moving well according to all of my Physical and Occupational therapists. I ... Read more

Fit2Feast fail!

Friday, November 28, 2014      2 comments

I failed the Fit2Feast workout challenge. emoticon For the last 2 weeks I've had stomach issues. I'm a lap b... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 20

Thursday, November 20, 2014      0 comments

Finally! I am getting well enough to get back to the Fit2Feast workouts. I managed to do one of Coach Nichole's 9 minute lower body workouts. I even got down on the floor! (and got back up!) Pretty good for my bad knees. Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 18

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      1 comments

Oops! I skipped day 17. We had a beautiful snow storm Sunday night and I didn't do anything except laundry, washed dishes, and mopped the kitchen floor. Today I did a 9 minute arm video by Coach Nichole and some leg lifts.... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 16

Sunday, November 16, 2014      0 comments

I took today off. Too hectic today. Not an excuse, reality. ... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 15

Saturday, November 15, 2014      0 comments

I got my 5000+ steps in today! And used the rowing machine for 11 minutes. I know it's an odd amount of time but when I saw how close I was to burning 100 calories according to the machine, I just HAD too!... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 14

Friday, November 14, 2014      0 comments

Today was a busy day. I took a water Tai Chi class in the therapy pool at the YMCA this morning. I been shopping and working on cleaning but I still haven't logged 5000 steps today. That's not too unusual for a day off. I don't walk as much if I... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 13

Thursday, November 13, 2014      0 comments

I have today off because our work load is down, so I did the recumbent elliptical at the YMCA this morning. The Y was SO crowded! I didn't know so many people went before 11 on Thursday.... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 12

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      1 comments

Fit2Feast is working! I lost 1.5 pounds this week! I don't know how to track today. I did several different exercises from a variety of videos, but I did do something!... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 11

Tuesday, November 11, 2014      1 comments

Happy Veteran's Day! May God bless all veterans for their sacrifice. Today I had to be quick. It was my day to check on my parents and get their dinner ready. So, off to the YMCA I go for 30 (+3 cool-down) minutes on my buddy the recumbent ... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 10

Monday, November 10, 2014      1 comments

I said I'd get back to it for real today and I did. I did strength training for about and hour. And I have a plan for the rest of the week. I have to have a plan or nothing happens.... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 9

Sunday, November 09, 2014      0 comments

I could only do 13 minutes of a 16 minute lower body workout video from SparkPeople. not one of Coach Nichole's, but challenging.... Read more

Fit2Feast -Day 8

Saturday, November 08, 2014      0 comments

I had an extra bad night last night. I ended up getting about 4 hours of sleep last night. I ended up rowing on a rowing machine for 10 minutes. I don't know how I had the energy to do it but it made me feel better./... Read more

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