MMAVAB's Blogs

made it to the gym
Thursday, March 24, 2011      1 comments

despite my stiff ankle and sore elbow. i biked for 30 mins then walked on the treadmill for 30 mins (resisting the urge to do jogging intervals & instead did fast walking ones), then i did a full weight machine circuit. yeah for me. i fe... Read more
oh well, missed my workout today
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      0 comments

when i got to the gym tonight i found that i had left my gym bag at home. i left home with the wrong bags. being half organized is such a pain! oh well. my back was feeling pretty tight all day, so maybe the rest will be good. came home & a... Read more
springtime & back in the garden.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      0 comments

for the first time in a few years i'm excited about my garden. so in addition to the flower borders i'm planting a vegetable garden. this will help me with my goals to eat healthful food and cut down on packaging/eat local. so i'm enjoying th... Read more
making it work
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

it's just a work in progress, this getting in shape/being healthy thing. i set goals for myself, but that's not very motivating for me. and funnily enough sometimes the goals i set aren't really the thing i need to work on. so i'm not sticking... Read more
2011 - trying to budge the pudge
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

I'm back again. I made it through a personally challenging fall - hard college classes, lots of office work, family adjustments, and a hurt back. I didn't gain much weight (3-4 pounds), though I lost some of my fitness. I'm pretty happy with w... Read more
boring, but okay monday
Monday, October 18, 2010      2 comments

enjoyed a yoga class, but no cardio. ate okay. i will do better tomorrow. now i need to get to bed so i can get a good night's sleep. nothing profound, no deep insights. but i guess that's okay.... Read more
another internet free weekend :)
Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

had a great visit with my sister & her family (little girls & old dog). it was relaxing and restorative - just what you want from a weekend. but even though i brought that evil netbook with me, i never opened it. oh well. i didn't overeat. ... Read more
am i the boss of me?
Thursday, October 14, 2010      0 comments

The other day a friend & I were having some empty-nest-mom talk. She said that her daughter used to say "you're not the boss of me – I’m the boss of me" all the time. Without really thinking, I said that "no one is the boss of me - not even me... Read more
what i did at starbucks
Friday, October 08, 2010      3 comments

I switched to a blueberry scone instead of the morning buns and got a smaller nonfat latte. I can’t believe this is taking so much of my attention. As usual the best part of the starbucks stop was the chat with barista-friends. The s... Read more
if i eat everything i'm supposed to...
Thursday, October 07, 2010      3 comments

there's really no room for the not-so-healthy stuff if i eat all the fruits & vegetables, whole grains, beans, lean protein. hmmm i need to view this as a positive challenge. maybe i need to eat the healthy stuff first thing? then if there... Read more
on spark tonight to rack up the points & keep my blog pledge
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      1 comments

the wednesday schedule looked good & sensible way back in august! but let me tell you working all day, then taking two 2.5 hour classes back to back is HARD. oh well, it's week 7 of 16. and i'm two classes closer to my degree & new opportuni... Read more
another day, another chance to do things right
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      3 comments

okay nutrition, yoga class, 30 minute bike ride around the neighborhood, good night's sleep i just want to remember that every choice is an opportunity to get healthy. example 1: i gave in at starbucks this morning, but finished up... Read more
report from the internet-free weekend
Monday, October 04, 2010      0 comments

We were out of town Friday through Sunday. Even though I brought the evil netbook, I never turned it on. Instead I focused on enjoying myself & making good choices. I don’t think I did anything differently because I wasn’t logging in. In ... Read more
blogging cause i said i would
Thursday, September 30, 2010      0 comments

just doing what i'm supposed to today: 1.focused on completing tasks at work 2.emptied that email in box 3. did an errand i would have put off in the pastgaga 4. went to yoga. 5. then the gym where i swam, biked and walked (not the be... Read more
bnd2 - positive inputs help
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      1 comments

1. reading fitness magazines - got the new issue of fitness and read it while biking at the gym tonight 2. watching the biggest loser last night - seeing how hard they have to work to lose weight makes me feel better about my slow progress. ... Read more

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