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Ew. Seriously? So gross.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      13 comments

So maybe you've seen the Geico car insurance commercials where there's this guy who's trying to save money. One of the ways he tries to save money on losing weight is by hiring three teenage girls to follow him around and police his food choice... Read more


Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

I got up... did my workout as usual (woo!)... drank my protein shake... got ready and went to work. Didn't pack my yogurt for a morning snack because I knew I had one at the office, in the fridge. And it's not there this morning. I only J... Read more

Pesach! And Easter!

Friday, April 06, 2012      3 comments

I love Passover, I really do - especially when I can get to a seder. They're usually a great time for fellowship and reflection. And yeah, the food. :) So what's this got to do with fitness? One of the things I *don't* like about Pa... Read more

Good grief.

Thursday, April 05, 2012      3 comments

Plyometrics this morning really whipped me. I was bringing the intensity, to be sure - but about two thirds of the way through, my body began to do weird things... I got lightheaded, I could hear my pulse in my ears, and I felt ready to pas... Read more

I love how it's only Wednesday...

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      3 comments

...and I'm already WAY past my "calorie burn" goal for the week. :) I did my ballet workout last night, and felt sooo much better afterward - it's true, once you get into exercise and find something you really like, it feels bad when you m... Read more


Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

I woke up early enough today to do the P90X Stretch - an hour of really delicious stretching that my body was really rejoicing in. Did NOT wake up early enough, however, to do the Stretch AND the ballet workout, as I'd hoped. I'm a little baji... Read more

Gettin' busy!

Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

It was a very busy weekend - hence, no blog. BUT - I did not skimp on my workouts! Saturday was my P90X Yoga X day... it was an hour and a half, and a SOLID workout. You normally don't think of yoga as being like that, but it was. An... Read more

Day 3

Friday, March 30, 2012      2 comments

Shoulders/Arms and the Ab Ripper today. Starting to feel really and truly worked. Just about my entire body is sore now, which is a good thing because it's temporary, tangible proof that it's working! We usually have to wait a while befor... Read more

Day 2 - picture time!

Thursday, March 29, 2012      6 comments

Hey there! I got up and did my second day of P90X today - plyometrics. I don't know why I built it up in my head that it was going to be next to impossible to do... it's hard, don't get me wrong - wrung about a quarter-pint of sweat out of... Read more

Day 1 - reporting for duty!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      4 comments

So, as per the plan, I began P90X today. Oh, kids. Let me tell you... I got served up a big slice of humble pie. Still warm. It's hard. There's a reason they say that you should take and pass the basic fitness test before you try it... Read more

DAY 90

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      3 comments

That's it! Done! 90 days of consecutive workouts, Power 90 program done, "wildcard" workouts on my rest days, and here I am! I am looking and feeling better than I ever have in my entire life, and I owe that to Tony Horton and Sparkpeople. W... Read more

Quicky bloggy

Monday, March 26, 2012      2 comments

I finished my last Power 90 workout today! WOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!! Tomorrow, it'll be officially 90 days - so I'll get up, do my "wildcard" workout, and then take my "after" picture. Maybe I'll shower and put on makeup first for this one, LOL.... Read more


Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

I can't even believe it, but that's it - only one more day each of cardio and weight, and I am DONE with Power 90! My chin-up bar is put together; my brain's in the right place. I'm ready for P90X. :) *~*~*~* Okay, so... yesterd... Read more

"So... how does it feel..."

Friday, March 23, 2012      1 comments

" have a six-pack now?" Says Andrew this morning to me as I'm getting into the shower after a really fantastic workout. He gives me this great big hug and kiss - even though I'm sweaty and undoubtedly clammy and smelling pretty ripe -... Read more

Weird day

Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

Not bad... just busy. INSANELY busy. Woke up late, and only could do half my workout... but that's okay. It's weight training today, so I can do the other half when I get home tonight. But I CANNOT let this happen again!! I need to be mu... Read more

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