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Learning all the benefits of exercise

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      5 comments

Of course exercise is good for us. When your journey to healthier living includes weight loss, exercise is a good part of that. It helps us burn calories we've taken in during the day. It helps us take off the inches as well as the pounds. B... Read more

Things that make you go OW!

Sunday, February 01, 2015      8 comments

I slept in a terrible position last night apparently, because this morning my neck and shoulder don't like me very much. It's not going to stop me though. It's just going to slow me down a little is all. So very pleased with the 4 pound l... Read more

First Zumba Class

Thursday, January 29, 2015      9 comments

The first class was 45 minutes long. At 30 minutes in I was beginning to wonder if this was such a good idea. At 45 minutes, I was glad I went. I don't know all steps, because, hey, it was my first time! The instructor was super nice. I... Read more

Setting the schedule

Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

Plex and I decided that workout days will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We do travel a bit on weekends, so those days are always iffy at best. That being said, we left Wednesday open as an optional day in case we start travelling on... Read more

Know what helps a stressful day?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

EXERCISE!!! Yesterday was stressful at home due to issues I won't get into, but after my workout last night I felt in better control both physically and emotionally. What a wonderful feeling! Today started out high on the stress level... Read more

First night back at the gym

Monday, January 26, 2015      4 comments

I decided that I would wait until Thursday to begin the Zumba class. Thursday night classes are 45 minutes, and Monday nights is an hour. I wanted to go in and do something else instead, so tonight we walked. We explored a little bit, fin... Read more

New adventures are exciting!

Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

I can't begin to tell you how excited I am about having joined the Y. I am really and truly excited! So much so, in fact, that I told Plex I want to go tonight to walk the track, even if it's just for 30 minutes. He's on board, and this to me... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Welp, I did it

Sunday, January 25, 2015      124 comments

Two blogs in a single day! Holy moly! I did what I said I was going to do. I went to the local Y and checked it out today with Plex. We are now officially members! Go us! Not only that, but we have a scheduled appointment Tuesday ... Read more

Week 2 complete

Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Week 2 of the 5% Winter Challenge has come to and end. How'd I do? I lost .8 pounds. I'll take that thank you very much. So far that is 3.2 pounds gone. I'm a little behind schedule but not by much. I expect that to be picking up again... Read more

Am I ready for this?

Friday, January 23, 2015      7 comments

So yesterday I did some research into area gyms. Let me amend that. I did some research into a specific type of exercise class available in my area. Zumba. It's always intrigued me since I first heard of it, and I have a friend who has done ... Read more

Week 1 complete

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

Sorry I am late getting this posted, but I was travelling this past weekend and didn't have my laptop with me. Week one of the 5% challenge saw a 2.4 pound reduction in my weight. Yay!!! Weight going downwards is the goal after all. I di... Read more

Today it begins

Saturday, January 10, 2015      9 comments

I am beginning the 5% Winter Challenge today. My team is the Champions in the Kitchen, which I have been with for the last 2 challenges. I have yet to actually meet the 5% goal in any of them, but I am not giving up. No siree. I WILL do this... Read more

Hello 2015! What will I bring to you this year?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      7 comments

So far the year has started out with a surprise for me! I ended up losing about 8 pounds over the holiday season, which believe me I am not going to be looking for anytime soon. Sorry, but there will be no missing weight reports filed for thos... Read more

There's an app for that

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      3 comments

When I get back to basics, I start out with lots of energy and enthusiasm, which usually drops off after the first month. I'm full of good intentions, strong starts, but not so good on the follow through. This is changing. You see, when I... Read more

Ooops I did it again

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      3 comments

Falling off the wagon is such a strange phrase, or at least I think so. Needless to say, I was a stress eater last night, and I know it. The worst part is that I made the conscious decision to do it. Long story short, my bank account appe... Read more


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