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Day 50! WooHoo!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      6 comments

Wow! Have I really done 50 straight days of 10 min of exercise per day? I really try to make my minimum 20 minutes, so I am rocking this challenge! Today I got a full workout in: Elliptical total 60 min- pretty fast for most of it ... Read more

Day 48 and I survived the sleepover

Sunday, January 15, 2012      5 comments

What a busy Friday it was! I managed to get a workout in to keep my streak going, but I had lots of picking up to do around the house to get it ready for Stevie's party. I also had to get some groceries and party gifts and be sure I was at the... Read more

Day 46

Friday, January 13, 2012      2 comments

Wow! I really overdid it yesterday. Hubby came to my rescue and warmed up my dinner for me while I guzzled some water. I've learned a valuable lesson, when TOM hits hard, take it easy on the workout! I'm proud of myself, however. I remember... Read more

Day 45

Thursday, January 12, 2012      5 comments

I did 60 minutes on the elliptical today, all at one time, not divided like I normally do. I also did weights, and a non-crunch ab routine. I hope to stretch later. I hate these frigid temps! I want our unseasonably warm weather back. I... Read more

Day 44

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      3 comments

Today I swam to give my body a break from the jogging and elliptical and weights. I swam for 30 minutes including 1200 backstrokes (500+700). Today is early out so we'll be having some friends over. Only the older three kids will have friends... Read more

Day 43- Streak intact and going strong!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

The projected high today, January 10th, is 58 degrees. I decided to walk/jog today for my workout. I'm glad I did. It lifts my spirits so much to get outside. I went a total of 4.5 miles, three one-mile jogs, the rest walking intervals. I ... Read more

Day 42 of 10 min/day

Monday, January 09, 2012      3 comments

Today I rested all morning. Sean stayed home sick today, so I hugged him up. I also didn't sleep well all weekend. I rarely do when I'm working. So at 2pm today I rushed to get my workout in before the rest of the kids came home from school.... Read more

Day 41

Sunday, January 08, 2012      3 comments

Taking a little break at work to post a quick blog. It's been a busy weekend here, but I'm making myself take breaks. I just took a long walk to the exit door to the employee parking lot (opposite side of the facility than where I work). I wa... Read more

Day 40 (and 38 and 39)

Saturday, January 07, 2012      7 comments

Wow! Today is day 40 of my streak!! Here's a breakdown of my workouts the last few days: Thursday (Day 38)- I walked a total of 2.2 miles, jogged 2 miles (times per mile 13:28, 13:10 second mile faster than first). Then I did weights, cr... Read more

Day 37

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments

Well, I've been exhausted today. I didn't sleep well. Politics always bothers me, and last night was our caucus night. I know I need to get involved, I just have to stop obsessing over it. I stayed up way too late to see the results, and th... Read more

Day 36 + Refections on 2011 and Goals for 2012

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      4 comments

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

Day 35

Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

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

Day 34

Sunday, January 01, 2012      4 comments

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

Day 30

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      4 comments

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

Tuesday, December 27, 2011      4 comments

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


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