Dr. visit and knee review
Monday, June 28, 2010      8 comments

Finally was able to see the doctor about my knee that was injured 7 weeks ago. I do not require surgery - yipee! However he indicated that I have a ridge on my knee joint and continued pounding on the knee joints are not good. He has ruled ou... Read more
Vacation and the Real World
Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

We had a great vacation to Maine last week. Unfortunately, we ate more because we ate out for all meals and there was not a computer available to enter my food. I did track my cardio - a lot of walking and climbing and I even walk/run 3.5 miles... Read more
Missing the cardio
Thursday, June 17, 2010      5 comments

I have been at a conference that tied my time up without breaks and a 20 minute lunch from 7 AM to 10 PM. I has driven me nuts not to complete my cardio and strength training. I am excited that tomorrow is Friday and I get to exercise and ... Read more
The week ahead
Sunday, June 13, 2010      6 comments

I am kind of bummed about this week. Last week I was on such a roll and really proud of all that I had done and was ready to move it to this week. Then I remembered... I am in a 3-day conference this week that is ridiculous and totally at... Read more
Day 4 - Walk/Run
Thursday, June 10, 2010      3 comments

I teach a sewing/quilting class one Thursday evening a month. Tonite was class. When i got home it was light enough, I thought I can get my walk/run in yet. So off I went. I was not able to get 3 miles in before dark, but I was able to get 2.... Read more
Walk/Run - Day 3
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      5 comments

Today I went to a cemetary to complete my run/walk. It is absolutely beautiful with very tall white birch trees with chirping birds and scammering squirrels. The heat was not too bad. I completed 2.5 miles in 40 minutes. The cardio began with... Read more
2nd day of walk/run for 2.5 miles
Monday, June 07, 2010      4 comments

I have set a goal to complete 2.5 miles of a walk/run in 50 minutes. Tonite I am more sore than last night - but I feel good. Now I am getting ready for 30 minutes of strength training. Today is also the first time I did not go over my ca... Read more
Sunday - a new week
Sunday, June 06, 2010      1 comments

I am determined to be very committed and focused on strength training and cardio. I have done well in the calorie intake, got my fruits and vegetables. I just need to be consistent with the fitness. It is hard when it is sooooo hot and humid.... Read more
Not myself
Saturday, June 05, 2010      2 comments

This week I went to the doctor for poison ivy and sumack on my forearms. I had helped my husband clean up our driveway the last two weekends (great workouts) and I wore long sleeves the first weekend and still got some poison ivy. The next week... Read more
Challenge update
Saturday, May 29, 2010      5 comments

I have been enjoying the challenge team. The challenges really help me to stay focused and motivated. I have a weak knee yet I have been walking vigorously for 40 minute the last 4 days. The walking seems to be strengthening my knee instead o... Read more
5% Summer Challenge - Determined Daisies
Sunday, May 23, 2010      4 comments

I really like this weeks goals to hold me accountable. No junk food, at least 8 glasses of water, cardio 30 minutes per day, and complete the spark nutition journal. I do well except for junk food and sometimes the cardio. I did not lose ... Read more
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      3 comments

I desperately want to exercise hard and reduce my fat percentage. My knee is giving me problems. I have a doctor's appointment next Tuesday because it swells up when I over do it on my knee. It is just not fair when I am committed and my ... Read more
Fresh Start
Sunday, May 09, 2010      3 comments

I have joined a summer 5% challenge and very excited about it. The goal is to lose 5% of my weight in the next 8 weeks(10 pounds). My ultimate goal is to be down 15 pound by July 3. This team tracks weight and exercise minutes. I love th... Read more
Workout Today
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

Today I was able to complete strengthening exercises for my upper body and abs. My knee is still a little sensitive and I do not want to over do it. My trainer agreed and we walked briskly one mile and then focused heavily on the upper body an... Read more
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      2 comments

The last week has been kind of a downer since I cannot complete cardio workouts. Today was an uplifting day. I received several compliments today on my appearance and they noticed my weight loss. It felt great and it was also great to talk abo... Read more

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