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Bleary, but focused.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      0 comments

Sleep has been very weird lately... but I'm trying to not let my workouts suffer for it. Today is a rest day for P90, so I did a Pilates workout this morning, and i may do another light workout this evening. "Rest day" does not necessarily... Read more

Lookee what's waiting for me!!

Monday, January 09, 2012      0 comments

My brother gave me an Amazon gift card for the holidays this year, and I spent part of it on this:
0_i00_details It's been delivered and is sitting in the mail... Read more

Awake before my alarm

Monday, January 09, 2012      1 comments

And I can't get back to sleep. Trust me, I've tried! Six hours is not enough. Today will be challenging.... Read more

P90 - day 11!

Sunday, January 08, 2012      0 comments

I'm 1/9 of the way through! Woo! I've decided I'm going to take a picture of myself every ten days while I'm on the program so I can (hopefully!!) see my progress. I will share those pics on Sparkpeople. It'll help keep me accountable!... Read more

Sparkin' on the weekend.

Saturday, January 07, 2012      0 comments

Yeeeeaaaahhh! P90's done, Wii Fit has been... Wii'ed. :) I'm still very motivated. I think this is due to the fact that I started BEFORE the New Year... Didn't attach the stigma of "resolution" to it. Funny the psychology we have... Read more

Aw, yay.

Friday, January 06, 2012      1 comments

Andrew just told me he's proud of me. :) *~*~*~* Workout is DONE - it was a real trudge at first, because I did NOT want to get out of bed, but once I got up and got going, it got much easier. I need to remind myself of that next tim... Read more

Sleep Log?

Thursday, January 05, 2012      0 comments

I absolutely need to focus on getting more sleep... I'm finding that everything I do is affected by it. Anytime I am under-rested, everything - workouts, job performance, initiative in general - suffers. I'm going to hone in on sleep as a g... Read more

good news/bad news

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      1 comments

Bad news first: My UP bracelet died. Apparently, they still haven't quite figured out the capacitor issue. Andrew's is still working fine... which has me a little jealous and grumpy, but I'll get over that, LOL. The support folks at Jawb... Read more


Tuesday, January 03, 2012      0 comments

I did not go to bed early enough last night... which is completely my fault because I got involved in a new knitting project and wanted to get to a good stopping place before packing it in for the night. Thus: getting up early to exercise ... Read more

Day five!!

Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

Woo hoo! I'm almost done my first week of P90! Got another day of cardio tomorrow (day six), then a rest day tomorrow (hey, even G_d rested on the seventh day - LOL). In actuality, I'm sure I'll still do something on my rest day... probab... Read more

Happy New You!

Sunday, January 01, 2012      0 comments

I've already begun working on my improvement goals - started a week ago - because it psychologically makes me feel like I'm ahead of the game. It's weird, I know, but I also know what motivates me - and feeling successful DEFINITELY motivates me... Read more

It's always better...

Saturday, December 31, 2011      2 comments just get up and DO the workout, even if you don't want to. Had a low motivation morning and basically just forced myself to do the workout. I actually feel much, MUCH better now that I did. :)... Read more

P90 - day 2

Friday, December 30, 2011      0 comments

I'm on a mini-roll! :) Going to try to do some bellydance drills later, too... and maybe some Wii stuff, if my dog will let me (she likes to get in on the action, too!). *~*~*~* Also - Andrew and I got UP fitness bands - it's nea... Read more

Restarted P90

Thursday, December 29, 2011      0 comments

Long may it last! Did the Phase 1 strength training this morning with the new hand weights - WOW what a difference! I feel really worked out. :) Want to do some bellydance drills later, but this is a good start to today. I'm on ... Read more

tools of the trade

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      1 comments

Hand weights... check! Body fat scale... check! Fitness ball pump... check! There's something to be said for making an investment in things that will help you get closer to your goals. Whether it's quality (i.e., non-fad) equipme... Read more

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