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Days 271, 272, 273

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      4 comments

My blog from yesterday disappeared, so I have three days of exercise to talk about. Day 271 (Sunday)- We went to the zoo for the first time this year. I estimated a total of two miles walked at a pretty slow pace since I had hubby and the... Read more

Day 270 Weekly totals

Saturday, August 25, 2012      5 comments

I love my elliptical on rainy days! I was able to get 30 minutes in on the elliptical today. I'll call it 2.2 miles. That's between a 13 and a 14 minute mile, my usual jogging times. My elliptical measures miles pretty generously. It said I... Read more

Day 269

Friday, August 24, 2012      6 comments

I jogged two miles straight today, and tried to go a little faster to compensate for less time exercising. Here's my breakdown: 0.25 mile walked 2 miles jogged (13:35, 13:16) 0.25 mile walked Walking time was 9 minutes total, tota... Read more

Day 268 Three straight miles jogged today!

Thursday, August 23, 2012      10 comments

Wow! It feels good to post that again. I jogged three straight miles today. I kept telling myself, "Just go slow and you can do it." I've also added more walking time at the end. I think that helps my recovery. I'm not so stiff. Here's my... Read more

Day 267-Thanks for all the comments yesterday

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

I appreciate all the comments yesterday on my shoe question. I have gone to a running shoes. It was when I got the asics that are now wearing out. I've been thinking of trying on the kayano style to see how it compares to the cumulus style. ... Read more

Day 266 & What is your favorite brand/style of running/walking shoes?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      8 comments

Today I set two goals for my workout: 1. To jog for 2.5 miles straight and 2. To do cardio for one hour. I met both goals. Here's what I did: 0.25 mile walk 2.5 mile jog 1.25 mile walk My jogging pace was a 14 minute mile and ... Read more

Day 265 of 10 min of exercise per day

Monday, August 20, 2012      4 comments

I was able to jog again today, which is my fourth jog in five days. The last two jogs have been short, one mile jogs, so I wanted to go longer today. Here's what I did: 0.25 mile walk 1 mile jog 0.5 mile walk 1 mile jog 0.25 mile ... Read more

Day 264-Kind of a break day

Sunday, August 19, 2012      3 comments

What a beautiful morning! I decided to quickly get my workout in before mass this morning, and work after that. I did a 12 minute walk today. I wanted to give my body a rest from the jogging I've done the last three days. I went about 0.7 mi... Read more

Day 263

Saturday, August 18, 2012      3 comments

I did one mile today, walked the first 1/8 and then jogged the rest. I did this in 13.5 minutes so I'm maintaining a pretty steady pace with my jogs. Working this weekend so not much time for long workouts. I'm looking forward to next week wh... Read more

Day 262- Muscles a little sore, but I jogged again

Friday, August 17, 2012      4 comments

Today I was running short on time, and I had a longer workout yesterday, so I only did 1.5 miles. Here's the walking/jogging breakdown: 1/4 mile walk 1 mile jog 1.4 mile walk My jogging mile was 13 minutes (12:55) and my walking 1... Read more

Day 261-Jogging again!

Thursday, August 16, 2012      2 comments

It's been two weeks since my "gall bladder" (or whatever it was) attack and my trip to the hospital. It was the first day of school and I spent all day starting to get caught up around the house. What a disaster area! I made a small dent in ... Read more

Day 260-Last day of summer for the kids

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      4 comments

Well, tomorrow is finally the first day of school. I feel like we've been preparing for weeks now. We've done way too much shopping, and I haven't found a single thing for myself. I don't know if I'm too picky but I can't find any clothes for... Read more

257,258,259

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      4 comments

Sunday: I did a walk with four of my kids. We had to go pretty slow since we had the twins with us. We went 1.5 miles in 40 minutes. Monday: I did mall walking and did one mile in 20 minutes. Lots of shopping done though. Tuesday:... Read more

Day 256

Sunday, August 12, 2012      5 comments

I got another walk in yesterday, 1.5 miles in 33 minutes. That's pretty slow for me, but I've had some aches and pains in my feet and side. I was also worn out from shopping for kids' clothes. We did really well, and shopped in some stores I ... Read more

Day 255-Family exercise day

Friday, August 10, 2012      3 comments

We drove up to Sioux City today and used our favorite bike trail. We took Hwy 75 on the Nebraska side up north. That is a very scenic drive. We were way up on the bluffs for so much of the trip. There's also a beautiful scenic overlook, some... Read more


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