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Day 129-Slowing down a bit

Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

I have to remind myself to slow down sometimes, but luckily today I remembered. TOM hit, and that's one of the times I have to remember to take it easy. My workout today, a two mile walk in 35 minutes. So, my streak continues, and I'm not suf... Read more

Day 128-Lowering caffeine

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

Well, I've decided to lower my caffeine intake. I'm down to two half caf mugs of coffee. I've been battling a headache for three days, but I'm not budging. I knew there would be withdrawals, so I'm pushing forward. Today's been a shoppin... Read more

Day 127-Adjusting my meals

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      4 comments

Well, I've finally admitted to myself that I need to make a change to my diet. Hubby and I are going to do this together, so I'm really excited. We've got a plan for lots more veggies and fruit, and decreasing the meat and fat. I've also give... Read more

Day 126

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Wow! I am glad I got out around 9:30 this morning to jog. It already felt hot and steamy. I did a 3 mile jog in 42.5 minutes. I'm happy with that time. It felt good to finally get a nice long cardio session in. I worked all weekend, and th... Read more

Day 125

Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

I got a quick walk in today, 11 minutes, about 0.6 miles. Time to get ready for church and work. Enjoy the sunshine today!... Read more

Day 124-Things are looking up!

Saturday, March 31, 2012      2 comments

I squeezed in another short walk today, only 11 minutes. It was fun, though. I took my daughter, Mary, with me. She really enjoyed the "mom time." Hubby and I picked up our new car today. We got the Honda CRV. I took it to work from th... Read more

Day 123-Rough week continues

Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

I was running late getting ready for work, so I only got 11 minutes of walking in. I was going at a good pace and I'm glad I kept my streak going. Tonight was a rough night at work. We usually have four pharmacists, we were down to three ... Read more

Day 122

Thursday, March 29, 2012      4 comments

Again I went a little lighter on the workout. I only did a weight routine. That lasted 30 minutes. My rough week continues. I paid my property taxes today. We are officially broke today. Luckily, hubby gets paid tomorrow. I sure hope ... Read more

Day 121

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

I took it easy today and went just two miles. My jogging mile was 13:45 and my walking mile was 18:15. Another interesting day around here. I went down to the school to volunteer. I'd been in the classroom 10 minutes when I got called to... Read more

WooHoo! Day 120!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      2 comments

That's four months if my math is correct! My math could be off, I just finished jogging. I walked for 0.25 mile, then jogged 4 miles, then finished with another 0.25 mile walk. Total time was 65 minutes. Jogging time was 55.3 minutes. My mi... Read more

Day 119-Total workout!

Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

Last week was kind of a slower week for me with exercising. I still got my time in every day. Some days were more casual than others: disc golf on Saturday, walk with Hubby Sunday. I looked at my chart today to log my weights and I noticed t... Read more

Day 118-Walk with Hubby

Sunday, March 25, 2012      2 comments

It was such a beautiful evening that I talked Hubby into going for a walk with me. We went one mile in 20 minutes. That's a great pace for hubby, and my left knee is sore so I didn't mind going a bit slower than usual. We have friends tha... Read more

Day 117-Disc golf with the family, no fall this time

Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

We finally were able to go disc golfing as a family. We went to the course over in Blair. It's a little hilly, but that made for some good hikes. I had better shoes on than the last time we tried. Last year I had a bad fall wearing generic s... Read more

Day 116- Four miles straight jogging!

Friday, March 23, 2012      4 comments

I'm not sure if I've ever jogged four miles straight before. I know I've done it in intervals, walking and jogging. My jogging time was 56 minutes, that a 14 minute mile. I also walked 1/4 mile before and after. Two interesting things happen... Read more

Day 115-Finally, another jog

Thursday, March 22, 2012      3 comments

It has been a wet, dreary week here in Western Iowa. I finally saw the sun today, and it called me outside for a jog. I only had a short time to work out, so I did 2.5 miles. I walked a total of 0.5 miles and jogged two miles straight (27:20-... Read more

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