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Costa Rica Challenge 30 minutes of exercise per day
Friday, December 04, 2015      3 comments

I'm leaving for Costa Rica at the end of February. I've challenged myself to exercise a minimum of 30 minutes each day. Today I cycled for 45 minutes and completed my fifth consecutive day. Setting a small goal of 30 minutes makes it more manage... Read more
Goal of 30 minutes cardio every day
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      3 comments

Today is day two. Walked on lunch hour 35 minutes. ... Read more
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

I put my bike on a trainer and I'm really getting into biking. My goal is to bike four times a week for sixty minutes and two days of strength training. My workout partner just moved back home and I'm excited to do the fun exercising too. We ... Read more
Schools Done-No Excuses
Thursday, July 07, 2011      1 comments

May 14th I graduated from college after setting out three years ago to finally finish my Bachelors Degree. While in school I struggled to keep up with my workouts, work schedule and homework needs. I first sacrificed sleep and then came my wor... Read more
Friday, June 20, 2008      0 comments

Today I weighed in at 134.5...that is 15 pounds less than my original goal of 150. I first set the goal of 150 in Nov 2006. I met that goal last summer and still wanted to lose more fat and tone up. I set a new goal of 140. It took me longer... Read more
Dealing with ITBS
Friday, January 18, 2008      2 comments

I completed my 1st half marathon on August 10th, 2007. The day had such significance as my mother died on the same date but 5 yrs earlier. I started training for the half marathon in April '07. I finally worked up the determination to follow ... Read more
Losing Steam
Wednesday, June 27, 2007      0 comments

Ever since the challenge at the gym ended in May I have been on a roller coaster. I take 2 steps forward and one step back. Now that makes for progress but not the progress that I want. Everyone tells me how much easier it is for them to lose... Read more
Friday, June 22, 2007      0 comments

Today for the first timein a decade I saw less than 150 on the scale! In the AM I weighed 150.5 and after my workout this afternoon I hopped on the scale just to see if it was possible. I saw it and it was GREAT! I know that I changed my goal... Read more
Down in the Dumps!
Wednesday, June 06, 2007      1 comments

Last week I hurt myself on Monday and was not able to work out the rest of the week. Then I had a graduation party, the 3rd one in 2 weeks, and despite my best intentions I blew it! We were traveling and I snacked on chips and animal crackers.... Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday while running all of a sudden I had pain running through my knee. At first I thought it was over the knee cap, but I stopped running, rubbed it and began to walk when I felt it getting even tighter. It was knotting up on the inside ... Read more
12 Mile Run
Monday, May 21, 2007      1 comments

For the first time today I ran 12 miles and finished it in 1 hr 57 minutes with my last mile done at a pace of 8:45. It felt great and I am so excited to be focussed on the cancer run on June 9th and the half marathon on Aug 11th!... Read more
Gorge Recovery
Monday, May 14, 2007      0 comments

Today I am recoverying from a weekend of gorging. I have been so good and I really worked hard during the fitness challenge so I figured I deserved a break. I know I shouldn't reward myself with food and this weekend wasn't about reward. It w... Read more
Winning the Battle
Thursday, May 10, 2007      0 comments

Today I found out that I won part of the fitness challenge at my gym. There were a couple of ways to win..the most pounds, the most inches and then individually $5.00 to participants for every 3% lost. Well I lost 19 pounds since the challenge... Read more
Rough Patch
Tuesday, May 01, 2007      0 comments

Things were going great, I was losing weight consistently and now I'm in a funk! I thought when I hit 160 I would probably give up and be happy with that. Now I'm at 158 and I feel like even when I hit 150 I won't be happy with my body. The o... Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2007      0 comments

Today I saw my doctor's assistant at the gym and we struck up a conversation. I realized that going to the gym is kind of like watching Cheers! Everytime I go there I see someone I know and it is fun to catch up. It also makes the workout go ... Read more

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