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What a week!

Monday, June 21, 2010      1 comments

I actually did good eating all week, didn't go horribly over any day. Exercise fell off Friday and Saturday... but I was travelling in a car for 6 hours on Friday and then had to come home and get packed up for Reserve Drill weekend and then cu... Read more

WooHoo!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      4 comments

Day 3 for exercise... calorie count... well we will see how the day pans out! I certainly plan to make it a 3/3 for 3 day! I did Jillian's 30DS at lunch like I said. Again, it's going back to the basics and the small goals that will g... Read more

Monday, I'm counting as day 2 in a row...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      3 comments

... even though I didn't stay in calories... It's hard to explain, but suffice it to say I mystery shop a restaurant chain and sometimes literally cannot choose what I can order. But I was in every other range. So I took a good 50 m... Read more

Restart... day 1... and a new week.

Sunday, June 13, 2010      0 comments

I didn't fall off the wagon until Thursday evening and I only stayed off, sort of, until today. So 3.5 days good last week and I got a great restart today. It's not about perfection but taking one day at a time to rebuild ... inch by inch... Read more

4 days... taken one at a time can teach you a lot.

Thursday, June 10, 2010      1 comments

The last few weeks of May, my eating and exercise just fell apart. I wasn't feeling bad per se... maybe I was depressed, I really don't know. I was mostly just feeling lazy and I kinda decided I didn't want to care. Other than that... I was v... Read more

63 degrees and drizzly...

Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

I went a bit over on calories today, but less than 100, so I'm not sweating it. I also got out and ran/walked at a 13 min/mile pace. It was nice and relaxed, running when I felt like it. It was enough to burn about 240 calories. One of ... Read more

Woo-hoo!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010      3 comments

3 days of exercise so far this week and 2 days of being in range for calories. That is motivating. I have avoided the cake a co-worker brought in... and I ate the strawberries instead (fresh, no sugar). I feel like I am getting some contr... Read more

...back on the horse...

Monday, May 17, 2010      0 comments

Due to the travel and stress of the other week, I really just kind of put myself into "to heck with it" mode. Passing the APFT really has buoyed me up and fueled by zest for feeling t'riffic and all exercisey. That led to my running last eveni... Read more

The day AFTER the PFT...

Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

What do I do? I go out and run/walk and keep a decent pace. Running is hard... but I always feel so good afterwards I feel alive and vital, like I could conquer the world single-handedly. Hooah! Life is so much calmer this year than last... Read more

Long due for an update...

Saturday, May 15, 2010      2 comments

Eating and exercise have been kind of up and down based on what has been going on. Weight is maintaining fine. My daughter got married and let us know by text message the next day... I was glad to have my trip to Philly for my niece's wedd... Read more

Oh well.

Friday, April 30, 2010      2 comments

This hasn't been the best week in eating or exercise. Had a great start and then kinda fell off the wagon. I have been short sleep... and I discovered something... I eat when I am tired in a ploy to help me stay awake. I am not hungry, but I ... Read more

That was the weekend that was.

Monday, April 26, 2010      2 comments

I didn't eat too badly on Saturday, I just ate a lot and was afraid to tally the calories. I did eat salad twice, so it's prolly so so bad as I thought. Didn't get any exercise in to speak of either, apart from a few sit ups and push ups... oh ... Read more

BETTER!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

Well, I'm not quite down to the 23:42 for the 2 miles yet, but I did do it in 24:05 and that includes 2 running stretches of 6 & 3:45 minutes each and only one minute walking. My sit ups are up to 38 and my push ups are well over 20!! ... Read more

drill weekend...

Sunday, April 18, 2010      4 comments

It was another long weekend, but it was actually great. Drill weekends kind of give me time away to be removed from the day to day grind. I like my unit a lot and and have a great time with the people there. I feel strong and energized. ... Read more

bouncing back again and again and again...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      5 comments

That's life in maintenanceville... I'm not down or anything, but resilience and the ability to bounce back from a not so good day/week/month has to be a characteristic of many MaintenanceVille residents from what I have seen. It just goes t... Read more


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