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Day 61: Renewed mindfulness
Sunday, June 30, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday, Tommy and I travelled to KY after feeding sister Cindy and JJ a BIG, big b-fast. Then Tommy and I had a BIG, big lunch on the farm with Amy and her mother Sharon. Then had a BIG dinner ( and BIG drinks) at the Mexican restaurant wi... Read more
Day 59: Weekly Fitness totals are good...
Friday, June 28, 2013      0 comments

...averaging 40 minutes a day each of 6 days a week. Good job, me. I had a thought yesterday...on Day 100 (August 8th) I should revise my "plan", re-dedicate myself... Read more
Day 58: mid summer
Thursday, June 27, 2013      0 comments

Well, I have made it well past Day 50 and plan to celebrate when I get to Day 100 of my streak. Hmmm. Maybe I should compute that right now. I started on May 1--so month of May is 31 days. On June 30th I will have accrued 61 days. On... Read more
Day 49
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      0 comments

Wow. Tomorrow will be day fifty of my Summer 2013 Fitness Streak. I probably need to think of a way to celebrate/reward myself for consistency. Hmmm. I read a helpful article/ guiest blog post today. I think the author's name was Chalen... Read more
Day 42: Setting a fitness goal
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      0 comments

SP Coach program today asked us to set a fun fitness goal. The examples were being able to do a pull up, or a set of push ups or run a 5K or cycle. Well, my first goal may be a little ambiguous, but I in pursuit I should be able to see pro... Read more
Day 40: Bumping up the intensity
Sunday, June 09, 2013      0 comments

I just worked out the the 28 Day Bootcamp DVD. I completed all but one 30-minute workout. So, with the warm-up and cool-down, that makes 54 minutes. In some of the workouts we used hand weights. That bumps up my intensity and works some new ... Read more
and onto to Day 39.
Saturday, June 08, 2013      0 comments

These past couple of days have been busy. I worked out briefly yesterday morning, but this morning we were up and at the church yard sale very early. I did check into SP before we left, but I did not set aside time to work out soooo early. ... Read more
My 38th day on a fitness streak...
Friday, June 07, 2013      0 comments

I got a really good report from doctor on my blood work (and echo cardiogram). She is recommending vitamins, so i will add those to regimen. I do have elevated Lp(a) which is a high risk factor for cardiovascular disease. (My dad ended up... Read more
Whoo hoo, Day 37!
Thursday, June 06, 2013      0 comments

I have on a pair of shorts that would not fit a few weeks ago. My scale said 160 lbs this morning, but I recorded 161 to be on the conservative side. I am looking forward to that number 1-5-9. I remember that number from 2 years ago. It rep... Read more
Day 36 of my current streak
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      0 comments

I have been traveling and have had my parents visiting. Though I have stayed on track with my fitness program. (Yay me.) However, I have not been able to maintain the intensity with which I have been using SP. I was not able to check in ever... Read more
more from day 24...
Friday, May 24, 2013      0 comments

I am really wanting to try two things: 1) Cutting out coffee (caffiene) and the Splenda I use to sweeten it. 2) Take a multivitamin each day (nurse practicioner suggested that today). I have concerns for August-April: 1) Will I ... Read more
Day 24
Friday, May 24, 2013      0 comments

I have bloodwork and a doctor's appointmet this morning, so I am killing a little time. Cannot drink coffee or eat/drink anything for that matter until I get that bloodwork done. Hoping that once my (very few) stitches come out that I can get b... Read more
The start of Day 23
Thursday, May 23, 2013      1 comments

I may have went a bit overboard with fitness and health activities yesterday, but I had a lot of fun. I have "discovered" Spark Radio. I had planned to clean out and organize my home office anyway, so I turned on SP radio while I worked. Fun.... Read more
Day 19 : continued reflection
Sunday, May 19, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday, I began a list of good things to report: maintaining streak, enjoyment, time with spouse, less hunger/cravings than with unhealthy foods, re-learning healthy portions, better sleep.. I plan to continue that list...but first I ha... Read more
Day 18 of my streak
Saturday, May 18, 2013      0 comments

All in all I only have good things to report: 1. I have maintained my initial streak that started May 1. 2. I have enjoyed my fitness activities. 3. One of my activities, kayaking, includes my spouse. 4. Only on occasion have I fel... Read more

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