Day 36 + Refections on 2011 and Goals for 2012
I continued my streak of 10 min/day of exercise. Inspired by my reports I looked at last night and the goals I'll mention in a bit, I increased my time on the elliptical to 60 total minutes (three sets of 20). I also did my weight set one (bic... Read more
Today I felt a lot better. I spent most of the day in the kitchen. I wanted to finally finish my Christmas cookies. There were two batches of dough in the refrigerator since before Christmas. My grand total of cookies was: 551. I managed t... Read more
Just a quick blog to say I've kept my streak intact, even though today I feel exhausted. I did 10 min on the elliptical, but went slowly so I wouldn't over do.
(I need to post the blog so I can keep count)
Happy New Year Everyone!!... Read more
I need to keep blogging so I can keep count of what day I'm on. My SparkStreak ticker is inaccurate. I didn't set that up right BEFORE starting the 10 min /day challenge. Ooops!
Today is day 30 and I swam for 20 minutes with stretching a... Read more
Day 29 of 10 min/day
Today I swam for 30 minutes, including 1000 backstrokes (2 sets of 500). It feels great to have such a streak going. It definitely makes me more motivated to keep up with it.
I'm trying to get my motivation back for eating better. So far,... Read more
Today I did 30 min on the elliptical before coming into Omaha for the zoo, and then work. It's been nice having the warmer weather this Christmas. I've been playing catch (nerf football) with a few of my kids and today we walked around the zoo... Read more
Day 27 Merry Christmas
My gift to myself: I kept my streak going. First thing in the morning, I got on the elliptical for 10 minutes.
Have a Merry Christmas!!... Read more
I squeezed in 10 min of elliptical. Now, to shower, eat lunch, and start playing games with the kids!!
Merry Christmas everyone!!... Read more
Day 25 of 10/day
Today I did the elliptical for 10 min while I hurry to get ready for work in Omaha. Yesterday I got called into work out here, so my baking has been put on hold until at least tomorrow. Mary, my 12 year old daughter, may finish up the two batc... Read more
I thought I'd explain a little about my Christmas cookie tradition. The thing I remember most about Christmas as a kid was that my dad would bake cookies, lots and lots of cookies. He counted one year. He had made over 3000 (yes, three thousa... Read more
I just finished 25 minutes in the pool. Hubby wanted a turn, or else I would have done 30. I did 800 total backstrokes (2x400) with various kicks holding onto the kickbar.
Today was a busy day of baking. I've finished two double batches ... Read more
Today I squeezed in 30 min in the Endless pool. It feels great to get 30 min done!!
Very busy day with hubby. He's got two weeks off now. We bought outside Christmas decorations, more presents for the kids, and some other odds and ends. ... Read more
I did 10 min on the elliptical. Not much time today. We've got church this morning. Then, we'll be hosting mom-in-law's birthday party.
Enjoy this beautiful day!!... Read more
Today I did 30 minutes on the elliptical. I had the kids cheering me on while I was on it.
Pat's play last night was so funny. He was great as the ghost of Christmas future, dressed as Darth Vader. His best friend was Scrooge, dressed ... Read more
Day 18 of 10min/day
I just did 10 minutes on the elliptical again today, same reason as yesterday. I know my body just can't handle any more, and I still have chores around the house to catch up.
Tonight we're going to Patrick's play, "A Seussified Christmas ... Read more
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