June - Swimsuit bootcamp bonuses
Because I don't remember from day to day.
6/2 - Bonus - keep sodium low (under 2300) - not quite, but at least I was below 3000, LOL!
6/3 - Bonus - create a workout plan for the month - the plan is to walk every day, at least 30+ minut... Read more
I guess it's working! - Bootcamp update
Within the last week, three different people have commented that I've lost weight.
The scale says I haven't.
Which must mean that either A. three different people have seen the same wrong thing about me, or B. I've lost inches.
I'... Read more
Bootcamp update - 5/21/08
I can do tricep dips with a chair!!!!!!!! Two sets of 10!!!!!!!!!! Woohooooooo!!!!!
Even if I can't do plank (due to my foot injury) and no way no how side plank (just can't) and my floor pushups leave a lot to be desired - I can now do t... Read more
SO MUCH FUN!!!!
We went out for bkfst, then went over to the Eco-tour place - got suited up with lifejackets, climbed into the kayaks (watching DH do this was worth it!), paddled about a mile in a lagoon lined with mangroves, beached the kayaks, hiked about 20 ... Read more
I have walked 429.79 miles since 1/10/08
How far is that?
Well, according to the Google map distance calculator, that's pretty close to walking from Sacremento to San Francisco to Los Angeles.
New York City to Quebec.
New York City to somewhere in mid-North Carolina.
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May step log
Apologies to my adoring fans who subscribe to my blog - I know this is boring, but I kind of like stats. Mwaaaaaaaah!!!!!! Big hugs and kisses!!!! You know who you are!!!!!!
5/1 - 5971
5/2 - 5885
5/3 - 8452
5/4 - 7709
5/5 - 6952 ... Read more
Phebe's Official Swimsuit Bootcamp Blog
Day 1 - 5/4/08 - Cardio video twice - 20 minutes; Walk for cardio - 30 minutes; ST (pushups, crunches, 21s, shrugs, side bends, stretch).
Bonus - Done - start this blog, post picture. Picture won't post from home, will do this at school tomo... Read more
"Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation."
-George Bernard Shaw
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Frustrating morning but NO emotional eating - woohoo!
I needed to take photos of my artwork, to send to my professor (from last summer's class, I've been procrastinating). I put the expanded memory into the digital camera, and it wouldn't turn on. I changed the batteries. It wouldn't turn on. I... Read more
My back is stopping my Carnival
I love Carnival! But my back is out, due to wearing the orthopedic bootie and being uneven all the time. So I'm on a heating pad, and doing my back stretches, and haven gone to a single Carnival event!!!!!!
But DH was wonderful and brough... Read more
Rain Don't Stop De Carnival
It's raining. It's pouring. We need the rain, the island is turning brown.
But it's Carnival, baby. Everyone is out and about, building the booths at the Carnival Village or getting their costumes ready for the parade or practicing steel... Read more
Fire at the landfill - across the street from school
This is the view from outside the front office at school, looking south.
We got a day off.
Even better, there were no injuries reported from the explosion at the dump.... Read more
April Step Log
4/1 - 5049 steps
4/2 - 6913
4/3 - 4740
4/4 - 5732
4/5 - 5538
4/6 - 3835
4/7 - 6379
4/8 - 2859 (wardrobe malfunction!)
4/9 - 4484
4/10 - 3709
4/11 - 5432
4/12 - 5479
4/13 - 3867
4/14 - 5740
4/15 - 5827
4/16 - 8308
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Focus on the positive
It's my sister's birthday tomorrow. I agonize every year about whether to call or not. And I inevitably call.
My sister is one of the most negative, mean-spirited, down people I know. She's a master of the back-handed insult. On the s... Read more
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How my injured foot helped me break my plateau
I've been pretty much on a plateau since July 2007. That is 8 months. I lost my first 40 lbs from January to June 2007. In June/July, I lost 5 lbs without trying. I spent August in Italy, and came back about 3 lbs over. I quickly lost that.... Read more