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8/24/16
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      10 comments

Today was a rough day. I only got 2 small walks done, totaling 2.12 miles. The good news is, I did 15 minutes worth of strength training today! I'm sure if I keep taking it slowly, I'll be back to my 20-30 minutes ST, 3-4 days a week by the e... Read more
8/23/16
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      9 comments

We got 3 bigger walks in today, totaling 7.84 miles. I'm so glad I was able to get out walking! I'm going to attempt some upper body/core strength training tomorrow. I think during the cold months when I can't get out walking, I'll focus on m... Read more
8/22/16
Monday, August 22, 2016      6 comments

Well, I was only able to get out for 2 walks today, a very small one and a longer one. Total mileage: 2.6. I DID mow the lawn today with our motor-less push mower, though. It took 55 minutes because our lawn hadn't been mowed for 2 weeks! We... Read more
8/16-21/16
Sunday, August 21, 2016      6 comments

I'm still here. I just keep forgetting to make a blog post each night! For all who are wondering, I'm still dealing with sciatic issues, but not nearly as bad. The pain is not intense anymore...just a dull ache....it's the half numb foot that... Read more
8/3-15/16
Monday, August 15, 2016      5 comments

I am so sorry for not blogging in almost 2 weeks!!!! Getting ready for vacation, then vacation, made me forget about blogging and keeping you guys up to date! I've had sciatic nerve pain for the whole time I haven't blogged!! I think I overdi... Read more
8/1-2/16
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday, I got 8.79 total miles walked, 15 minutes swinging at the playground and 25 minutes strength training done at the gym; today, I got 8.04 total miles walked, 15 minutes swinging at the playground, and 15 minutes strength training at th... Read more
7/30-31/16
Sunday, July 31, 2016      4 comments

Well, we DID go swimming yesterday! It was SO cold!!!! But it was so fun! Hubby surprised us with Michigan City, IN...picnic, zoo, lighthouse, beach, shopping!!! We found the boys each a pair of shorts, $3 a piece. Before that we found Emil... Read more
7/29/16
Friday, July 29, 2016      2 comments

Hubby had a half day today, so I got to go to the gym in the afternoon. I got 30 minutes of strength training done on the machines. I took a nice walk afterwards with no kids arguing with each other, so that was relaxing. I only got 3 walks t... Read more
7/28/16
Thursday, July 28, 2016      7 comments

Fitness report today: 6.85 total miles walked and 20 minutes swinging at the playground. I have a boatload of pics!! First, from Em's first moments, then from today. ... Read more
7/26-27/16
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      2 comments

Fitness update: 7/26: 48 minutes mowing the lawn with my motorless push mower, 7.76 total miles walked, 25 minutes ST on the equipment at the gym, 15 minutes swinging at the playground 7/27: 8.08 total miles walked Weigh-in update: ... Read more
Positive vs. Negative
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      12 comments

I have learned several times over that we need to speak (and even think) in the affirmative. When we do this, it's easier to stay that way all day. Instead of saying things like "don't forget...." say "remember....". Or instead of telling you... Read more
7/24-25/16
Monday, July 25, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday, we went out of town to continue celebrating Aidan's 11th birthday! My MIL took more pics! We walked a total of 4.5 miles (several rests, like the playground at the town we went to, and then the bleachers for the outdoor concert on t... Read more
7/21-23/16
Saturday, July 23, 2016      5 comments

Here's a fitness update: 7/21: 7.41 total miles walked, 15 minutes swinging at the playground 7/22: 8.02 total miles walked, 40 minutes ST on the machines at the gym, 30 minutes swinging at the playground 7/23: 5.5 total miles walked ... Read more
7/20/16
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      3 comments

I've been very busy. Here's what I've been doing, fitness wise, these past several days. Walk 1: .7 miles, Walk 2: 2.5 miles, Walk 3: 2 miles, Walk 4: 1.4 miles for 7/13; 15 minutes core ST, 15 minutes swinging at playground (in the evening afte... Read more
7/17-19/16
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      3 comments

I never did post those photos for you all! Or my fitness progress!!! Well, I'm too tired to look at the fitness progress, but here's some pics of this past weekend's concerts! ... Read more

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