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Pushing the Limits
Monday, July 29, 2013      0 comments

I'm really loving Body Combat. The music is so loud and upbeat that you can't spend your time thinking -- that's a good thing! The instructor really pushes you and she makes eye contact with. It makes it more personal. It's meatless Monda... Read more
Time & Talents
Sunday, July 28, 2013      2 comments

It's been a relaxing day. I started with Sunday School. Our lesson was about giving of our time and talents. I've just finished reading a book. I just discovered that you can borrow books from Amazon if you're a Prime member. (i've enj... Read more
Have you gotten your dance on?
Saturday, July 27, 2013      3 comments

According to Wikipedia -- National Dance Day is held on the last Saturday in July. DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, a long-time proponent of healthy lifestyles, introduced a National Dance Day resolution in 2010 to promote dance educatio... Read more
Sting of the Scorpion
Friday, July 26, 2013      2 comments

At the end of Body Combat today we did Scorpion push-ups. Just like the real animal, those push ups are wicked! Because my zodiac sign is Scorpio I felt like I had to give them 110%. I'm really enjoying this class. Tomorrow is National... Read more
Thursday, July 25, 2013      2 comments

I didn't sleep well last night (lower back pain & a serious leg cramp) so I skipped going to the gym. However, because the weather was beautiful (low temp & cloudy) I decided to go to the University's fitness trail. What started as a gen... Read more
Warning or Example
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      5 comments

After leaving Zumba this morning, I was listening to a discussion on HLN (Sirius Radio). Unfortunately I don't know who was talking or what the topic was but the gentlemen made an interesting remark. He said, "We live our lives as warnings or ... Read more
Walking the Plank
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      6 comments

A minute seems like a long time when you're in the plank position. In the plank position today, I was thinking how this time last year, I refused to do floor exercises. I felt like a beached whale. I was embarrassed that I couldn't do sit ups... Read more
New Release
Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

Today was the new release of Body Combat. It was quite a workout. Today marked on the 2nd time trying Body Combat. I ran a few errands afterward and came home for lunch & a nap. Today is Meatless Monday. For lunch I made my spinach, t... Read more
The Vacation is over :(
Sunday, July 21, 2013      1 comments

We had a great church service this morning. After service, I went with my friends to the "beach" to dinner. I've been working on Chapter 3 of my class since my return. Tomorrow its back to exercise and diet.... Read more
Vacation Pleasures
Saturday, July 20, 2013      2 comments

I missed posting yesterday but I've truly had a good time visiting with my parents, my sister and her husband in DC. One of the best things about visiting DC is the walking. My sister and husband (who own a car) walk or take the Metro everywhe... Read more
Finishing what I start
Thursday, July 18, 2013      3 comments

I'm looking forward to a break in the weather. It's noon and 95 degrees (without the heat index). I went to RIPPED this am but I'm going to skip Zumba this evening. I need to clean and pack the car. I also have choir practice and plan to lea... Read more
Chapter 2
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

Nothing philosophical today about the blog title. It refers to Chapter 2 of my online class. There are five chapters in the textbook and each has 4 writing assignments. I've been working on this chapter for @ least 8 hours and I'm not finish... Read more
It's a Heat Wave
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      2 comments

One thing about this heat wave emoticon , it has definitely helped me meet my water goal this week. I actually had... Read more
New Diet Plan (haha)
Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

Today I had a different dental hygienist and my teeth are throbbing! I had a (cold) protein shake a while ago but they're too sore to chew anything! What else have I done today? I went to the library to renew my library card. And I've s... Read more
Quiet Time
Sunday, July 14, 2013      2 comments

After playing for two services at church, I'm enjoying some quiet time. It's my day off from exercise but I have been climbing up and down the stairs all afternoon. I'm not able to go to Body combat tomorrow because I have a dentist appoi... Read more

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