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Days 196 & 197-Swim Team Update

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

Monday and Tuesday were painful days for my workouts. My shins and calves were acting up Monday, so I only jogged one mile and walked a half mile. Tuesday my calves were ok, but my shins were acting up, but I managed two miles jogging and half... Read more

Day 195-Music or No Music for your workouts?

Sunday, June 10, 2012      8 comments

It is a beautiful, sunny morning here in western Iowa. It does feel like it's going to get hot later. I squeezed in a quick one mile walk before getting ready for church. My time was 18 minutes. I decided not to have my iPod with me. Someti... Read more

Day 194-Hiking with the family

Saturday, June 09, 2012      6 comments

Hubby wanted this morning to be a celebration day for my birthday too. He and the kids made breakfast again. Then the kids and I played the Wii for a while. After that we went to Hitchcock Nature Center north of Crescent for our first family ... Read more

Day 193-Happy Birthday to me!

Friday, June 08, 2012      8 comments

My day started nice with breakfast in bed. It's my 44th birthday. Hubby and Patrick (14) brought me eggs and coffee at 7:40 this morning. I was kind of in and out of sleep anyway, but it was a little earlier than I had planned. Then I rememb... Read more

Day 192-I have a question for other Sparkers

Thursday, June 07, 2012      13 comments

Today I did 4.5 miles of walking/jogging: 0.25 mile walk, 4 mile jog, 0.25 mile walk. My jogging mile times were : 14:04, 14:29, 14:33, 14:08. I think that's pretty consistent. I still felt good out there, slow enough to keep going a... Read more

Day 192-I have a question for other other Sparkers

Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

Today I did 4.5 miles of walking/jogging: 0.25 mile walk, 4 mile jog, 0.25 mile walk. My jogging mile times were : 14:04, 14:29, 14:33, 14:08. I think that's pretty consistent. I still felt good out there, slow enough to keep going a... Read more

Day 191 (10 minutes/day of exercise)

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Today I walked/jogged: 0.25 mile walk, 3 mile jog, 0.25 mile walk. My jogging miles were: 13:42, 13:50, 12:50. That's a little faster than yesterday when all were over 14 minutes. It felt good today. I didn't feel like I had to tell myself ... Read more

Day 190

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

I was able to get my workout in earlier today, before 11am. I prefer that schedule. I did another walk/jog: 0.25 mile walk, 3 mile straight jog, 0.25 mile walk. My jogging miles were: 13:59, 14:31, 14:45. I went slower since I knew I wante... Read more

Day 189-Too much running around, then running

Monday, June 04, 2012      4 comments

I did way too much running around today. I made two trips to Omaha, two trips to Costco, and more running around our little town. I know I have more trips to Omaha to make this week. Yikes! I'm also trying to keep track of whose kids I'm dri... Read more

Day 188 of 10 min/day of exercise

Sunday, June 03, 2012      6 comments

Whew! Is it hot out there! I decided to keep it short since it really warmed up today. I walked/jogged 1.5 miles total: 0.25 mile walk, 1 mile jog, 0.25 mile walk. My total time was 23 minutes, my mile time was 14 minutes. On our way ... Read more

Day 188 of 10 min/day of exercise

Sunday, June 03, 2012      0 comments

Whew! Is it hot out there! I decided to keep it short since it really warmed up today. I walked/jogged 1.5 miles total: 0.25 mile walk, 1 mile jog, 0.25 mile walk. My total time was 23 minutes, my mile time was 14 minutes. On our way ... Read more

Days 186 & 187-More walking

Saturday, June 02, 2012      3 comments

Lately, it seems I'm doing a lot of walking for my workouts. That's ok. I'm doing something! My body is a bit worn out anyway from all the running around this week and from TOM. Walking is probably best now. Yesterday I went for a one m... Read more

Day 185-Summer?

Thursday, May 31, 2012      3 comments

The temperature outside right now is 55. What happened to summer? We didn't have swim team today, and I'm ok with that. I'm tired from working until 11:30 pm last night. I've been doing some depressing things like going through paperwork and... Read more

Day 184

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      3 comments

I went for a walk/jog today: 1/4 mile walk, 1 mile jog, 1/4 mile walk. My jogging mile was 14:22. My body was a little sore from all the activity over the last week. Swim team started this morning for my two younger kids. Bridget did fi... Read more

Day 183-Six months of my streak!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      7 comments

Today I celebrate six months of at least 10 min of exercise per day! I went for a nice walk with my best friend who helped rescue my family from our van breakdown on the interstate last night. See my previous blog for those details. We went t... Read more


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