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Day 171-weights

Thursday, May 17, 2012      6 comments

I had to take Patrick to the doctor today. He woke up with a swollen eye. It wasn't goopy, so I figured it wasn't pink eye. The school thinks any eye problem is pink eye, so I just kept him home and planned to take him in. It's a good thing ... Read more

Days 169 & 170-Still going!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      5 comments

I wasn't able to get my workout in earlier in the day yesterday. I volunteered at the school, then went grocery shopping. After that I was in the kitchen most of the evening, except for walking down to the school after school and a trip to the... Read more

Day 168-Good 3 mile jog

Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

It's a little warm out there today, temps in the 80's. Fortunately, the humidity isn't bad, so I went for a jog. I was able to do 3 miles today in 41 minutes. My miles were: 13:10, 14:15, 13:55. These are pretty normal times for me. My... Read more

Day 167

Sunday, May 13, 2012      3 comments

I did another quick 10 minutes on the elliptical today. Busy day today, so I'd better go. Happy Mother's Day everyone!... Read more

Day 166

Saturday, May 12, 2012      3 comments

10 min on the elliptical today. Other news: I avoided all kinds of cookies and treats at work last night. It was tough since I was really craving those things. That was probably because I forgot to take my morning doses of thyroid/hydrocort... Read more

Day 165

Friday, May 11, 2012      4 comments

Oops! I didn't mean to mislead everyone yesterday. I'm not training for a half marathon. I haven't even run an official 5k race yet. Family commitments always come first. I'd love to train for a 10k. With my longer jogs this year, I think ... Read more

Day 164-13 miles jogged this week, half marathon in four days

Thursday, May 10, 2012      5 comments

I realized as I was jogging my planned three miles today, that if I extended by just a half mile, my total would be 13 miles in four days. So today, I totaled 3.5 miles in 49 minutes. I did this in intervals, one mile, one mile, 1.5 miles. In... Read more

Day 163-Slow jog

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      5 comments

I got called into work today, so my afternoon is getting cut short. It's probably a good thing. My body is tired, my legs feel heavy. I did a slow 2 mile jog today. My times per mile: 13:34, 14:56 for 28.5 minutes of jogging. The sun felt ... Read more

Day 162-More jogging

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      5 comments

I was hoping it would be a little more sunny out there. The clouds decided to come out while I was jogging, and the wind is nuts. I broke up my workout into intervals today: one mile jog, one round of weights (tricep pulldown, front lat, trice... Read more

Day 161-Finally cool enough for a jog

Monday, May 07, 2012      5 comments

After getting sick 1 1/2 weeks ago, then the super hot May weather, it feels like forever since I've jogged. I was getting some good distances too. Today I planned on jogging 3 miles, but I got in my stride. I hate to stop when I'm there, so ... Read more

Day 160-Fun Family night last night

Sunday, May 06, 2012      3 comments

After soccer, napping, and a quick workout, we did decide to go out last evening. We took the whole family to see "The Avengers." We even got popcorn and drinks for the full movie experience. What a fun evening! All the kids enjoyed the movi... Read more

Day 159

Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

We had soccer games this morning, 30 minutes away from town. It was hot out there! Stevie (10) got asked to fill in for a second team, so he played two whole games. He did have an hour rest in between. Mary looked so hot out there. Her game... Read more

Day 158 (10 min/day of exercise)

Friday, May 04, 2012      4 comments

It got hot and humid quickly outside, so I looked at my inside exercise options. I haven't done weights in a while, so I decided on one of those routines: 10 min elliptical, one round of weight set one (chest press, delt press, bicep curls... Read more

Day 157-Happy to have this challenge!

Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

The temps and humidity are rising, so I stayed inside and swam today. I did 30 minutes including 600 backstrokes, freestyle kicks, back kicks, reverse crunches, and ab/adductor kicks. I also stretched afterward, especially to loosen up my neck... Read more

Day 156

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      4 comments

32 min walk-1.8 miles, about an 18 min mile. It's pretty humid out there!... Read more

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