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Slow Monday
Monday, February 19, 2018      1 comments

My office is closed today so I went to a later workout class and was joined by a colleague from work. I think I mentioned before that the group of us that usually hang out on Fridays decided that instead of happy hour every couple weeks we would... Read more
No Fun Sunday?
Sunday, February 18, 2018      4 comments

Had a winter storm last night, dropped 8 inches of snow on us but it's going to be 45 degrees today, 45 tomorrow, 55 on Tuesday and 70 on Wednesday so I'm seriously thinking of not cleaning the snow at all. Tomorrow is arms and abs day at the gy... Read more
Rest Day Musings
Saturday, February 17, 2018      5 comments

Took today off from the gym for a hairdressing appointment. The last time I made the mistake of working out out before the hairdresser it was decidedly unpleasant- apparently open pores and chemicals do NOT go together, who knew ... Read more
Float like butterfly, sting like a bee- Knockout- the review
Friday, February 16, 2018      5 comments

Today was my 7th session at the new gym and it was all boxing and plyo. Thank goodness, a break from running! my knees were protesting the running a bit this morning so I could not have been happier when I walked in and the trainer said no runni... Read more
Rock hard Abs- the review
Thursday, February 15, 2018      3 comments

Today was abs day, double strength. That means 15 minutes cardio and 35 minutes strength. Cardio was my least favorite- running. Jog 60 sec, sprint 30 sec, fly 15sec rinse and repeat 3 times followed by a similar type circuit with squats and pul... Read more
I can't feel my Chest, Back and Abs when I'm with you and I love it....
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      8 comments

And I know you'll be the death of me, at least we'll both be numb And the gym always get the best of me, the worst is yet to come But at least I'll be beautiful and stay forever young This I know, yeah, this I know They told me, don't wo... Read more
Leg Day is the Best Day...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      8 comments

Day 4 at the new gym. Today was legs and butt- double strength. It was a beast of a workout- 1 round of cardio, 1 round of strength-all legs and butt, mini cardio break (yeah, that was considered the "break" to "rest" our legs) 2nd round of stre... Read more
Arms & Abs- workout review
Monday, February 12, 2018      4 comments

Today's burn was 829 calories which is outstanding for a mostly strength training day, especially upper body. I'll see how long it takes me to catch that elusive 1,000 calorie burn in a session. The one thing I was worried about is the ru... Read more
The gym review
Sunday, February 11, 2018      5 comments

Went to my first official session yesterday and it was all that it was advertised to me, fun, hard, loud, dark- basically the nightclub gym. The people were enthusiastic, friendly and encouraging. Saw many of prior success story of the month mem... Read more
How do you plan to advance on goal?
Friday, February 09, 2018      5 comments

Side note, did I ever tell you that I am a football (soccer) fanatic? No? I am. This morning I asked myself what small actions I will take today to advance toward my goal- total opposite of what you're supposed to do in the beautiful game but yo... Read more
It's going down!
Thursday, February 08, 2018      3 comments

No, not the scale- still working on that. Today is opening day for my new gym and I am pumped to start. I think I might be an adrenaline junkie.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Perception
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      42 comments

How do you see yourself? Where ever you are on this journey, do you see yourself as the person you are becoming or the person you were? Or, do you see yourself as others see you? For the longest while when I started seriously trying to lose... Read more
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      8 comments

Two days before the grand opening of my new gym and I am pumped! I love boxing and I think the whole night club atmosphere for a workout is innovative and fun, who doesn't love dancing? I mean, there won't be much dancing but there will be black... Read more
2018 Goals
Monday, February 05, 2018      6 comments

So first, let me say I'm nervous based on the 2016 and especially 2017 I've had. However, I am optimistic and rededicated so here goes... My reach goal is 160 by January 1, 2019- that's approximately 7lbs per month from now through the end ... Read more
Sunday Funday
Sunday, February 04, 2018      7 comments

It's like 40 degrees outside! I hate cold weather and every winter I ask myself why am I in the north? I'm revamping my laundry room today and cooking for the week ahead- salmon, chicken, roasted brussel sprouts, steamed cabbage, and steamed bro... Read more

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