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Pain and exercise

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      2 comments

So once upon a time when I was much younger I injured my knee pretty badly. Now that I am older and overweight it definitely has it's moments. Yesterday was a long moment. I limped on my way into the gym as well as out. I got in my time on the... Read more


Sunday, February 22, 2015      4 comments

So I am trying hard to get back to eating better. Mostly for me that means more vegetables and fewer treats. Feel like I won the battle today. I had oatmeal with a banana for breakfast. Chose to forgo lunch out, a Sunday tradition for us to c... Read more

Food and business

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      1 comments

So today is Ash Wednesday and we enter a time when those of us of a Christian leaning think about preparing for the remembrance of Easter. Traditionally those of the Catholic faith, I am not one of those, give up something for Lent and Fast fr... Read more

The weighting game

Monday, February 16, 2015      3 comments

So here I am trying to lose weight and get in shape. With age it becomes more and more of an uphill battle. I have been discouraged because my weight is not dropping and than I eat more which is illogical. This morning I actually was down... Read more

Baby it's cold outside

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

So for those who know me you know I live in North Dakota. Our winter has been atypical because we had some 50+ days in January. We even had a couple days last week that were pretty nice for the time of year. Now it's cold. we are back to n... Read more

To rest or not to rest

Sunday, February 08, 2015      1 comments

So What really is best. I just read a book that advocated cross training (doing different kinds of workouts every day) strongly and also working out daily. Not it wasn't oh go all out everyday just don't take a complete day off. I tend to ... Read more


Friday, February 06, 2015      3 comments

Too many treats have meant that working out consistently, and I have been very consistant for almost 2 months, has not yielded weight loss, or at least only a miniscule pound or so. What has happen though is my sleep habits are improving some... Read more

Snowy days and Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      2 comments

The song is Rainy Days and Mondays always get me down. However it's a snowy Tuesday and I am not particularly down though not particularly impressed with the snow either. I will say it's pretty though. I have reached 7 weeks of exercising well... Read more


Wednesday, January 28, 2015      2 comments

Today I tried to focus on clutter. Well at least a little. I have been trying to eliminate some clutter daily. I have been but some days it's just not very much. Today it was a lot more. I sorted the stuff my daughter packed up for good will and... Read more

40 minutes

Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

So I actually thought I would work out longer over the weekend but that wasn't the case. Monday's I work in the evening so it's a good day for a longer workout. I might have made it longer than I did but the Elliptical I was on kicked me out of ... Read more

Working Out

Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

So is 25 to 20 minutes of cardio and 5 minutes of weights or sometimes 10 enough to matter. I sure am hoping so. I get a little Obsessive compulsive about some things sometimes. I have been there with exercise before. I don't want to get t... Read more

On many fronts

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      1 comments

Stuggling with stress and anxiety has plagued me the past month. I have changed medications and all the things I am trying to do are aimed at making a difference in my mental health. Today was one of those days but I am feeling victorious. ... Read more

And the Weekend

Monday, January 19, 2015      1 comments

So it was a traveling weekend. Can't say I ate amazingly well but I have done worse. I did get a couple sessions of exercise in if you count when we got home today. It was a long weekend for us because of MLK day. Need to move myself and... Read more

Another day another workout and more

Thursday, January 15, 2015      1 comments

So having hit the midwinter blues with much more force than is usually the case and really struggling with coping with life I established the "I will be healthy in all ways" plan. That is just the best name I can come to off the top of my head... Read more

A new day

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

So my dear husband came home and I transferred my stuff to his car and took him to work and than went to the gym anyway. Yeah for perseverance on my part. Not as much time for working out as I had planned but better than nothing. Bag is again ... Read more

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