The past week has been unusually hot here in Michigan. So humid even going for a walk at 6AM is exhausting and hot. I have not felt well in days. My blood pressure has been all over the place. Very low one day (109) to mid-130's the next. I... Read more
I have been lax in my sparking. There are many days were I just don't bother to log in anymore. I continue to walk and eat mostly properly. But the spark burns much more dimly for me. I need to somehow revive how excited I was before. I nee... Read more
Got up and was on the trail at the park pretty early today. Rain was predicted to start around 11 so I needed to be done before that. I get so tired of getting rained on all the time.
I was finishing up and eating my little piece of chees... Read more
Today was a pretty amazing day for me. Went out to dinner with a former student last night (and my two lovely DD's) and he wanted to go bike riding with me today. Okay! I'm always up for a bike ride.
Headed out in the early hours. He a... Read more
One day I was talking with a fellow walker that I have seen many times. She isn't particularly friendly but I mentioned about the new trail and how many extra steps it adds (if you are counting that thing, which I am). She told me she has been... Read more
Yesterday I had to buy a new pair of walking shoes. The ones that I had purchased back in the spring have been hurting my feet since my walk in Vermont during June. They still look fine and I talked with the fellow at the shoe store and he tol... Read more
Started the Bodyweight Blast Boot Camp Challenge today. 5 sets of 10 reps each of pushups, squats, and seated knee lifts. I also walked an extra lap - 5 today in a light rain. I was very tired when I finished. My feet were aching but I did t... Read more
For those who asked -
In a large bowl mix together:
2-3 tomatoes, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1-2 cups frozen corn or corn cut off a couple of cooked cobs
1-2 nice jalapenos (I include the seeds too!), chopped... Read more
Well I'm slowly getting back into my walking routine. I've also added in pushups as part of my cool down. I do them there in the park next to my car. Last week I could only do 20 but Saturday I got in 40, which really surprised me. So, of co... Read more
Family picnic scheduled for today. It was raining all day so it was moved to my younger sister's house. Older brother set up a canopy that he carries around in his truck off her garage and the grills were set up there. I am giving up meat aga... Read more
Woke up today before 6. But today was different than it has been since returning from vacation. Today I was feeling "it" again. I got dressed immediately for a walk. I loaded the car with the recycling (since I would be near there anyway) an... Read more
Got back from Vermont late Sunday. I have been fighting the sleepies ever since.
Turns out R is a night owl. She sits in bed with her computer for hours. With the lights on. It was very difficult for me to sleep. She would complain abo... Read more
My first night of sleep without coughing. It was wonderful. Woke up before 6 rested and ready to go. Was at the park by 6:30 thinking I would have it to myself - nope. It was actually pretty busy. Couple of guys were doing their after-exerc... Read more