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Day 279+ 280
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      5 comments

Monday almost got away from me. We were doing jobs around the house, and before I knew it, it was 7:30 in the evening. I walked one mile with my son Stevie (10). My time was 17:40. I figured since it was later, I didn't want to get my heart ... Read more
Day 278-Another quick mile
Sunday, September 02, 2012      5 comments

Good Morning everyone! I really enjoyed my one mile jog this morning. It is beautiful outside today. The thermometer read 68 degrees and the sun is shining bright. I didn't even take my iPod today. I just wanted to listen to the "quiet." M... Read more
Day 277-Quick one mile jog
Saturday, September 01, 2012      3 comments

I finally got outside when it wasn't too hot to jog. I did a quick one mile, 13:12 was my time. Afterward I was able to do some weights (bicep curls, tricep "curls", and delt presses). Hubby finally got the adjustable hand weights working aga... Read more
Day 276-Still Busy!
Friday, August 31, 2012      3 comments

Still trying to get too much done in very little time. Last night, my oldest son, Mikey, received his academic letter that he earned last year. It was a nice banquet, and free, so that's always a bonus. The down side was that the food was hig... Read more
Day 275-Busy!
Thursday, August 30, 2012      5 comments

Too much going on today, and too much laundry to catch up, so I only did 10 minutes on my elliptical this afternoon. I wish I could have gotten outside early, but I couldn't due to orthodontist appointments for my kids. I also have just one da... Read more
Day 274
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      6 comments

My two best friends came over for coffee this morning, so I ran out of time to get a good workout in. It has been too long since we've visited, and I think we are planning to do coffee more often. I'm not planning on volunteering at the school... Read more
Days 271, 272, 273
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      4 comments

My blog from yesterday disappeared, so I have three days of exercise to talk about. Day 271 (Sunday)- We went to the zoo for the first time this year. I estimated a total of two miles walked at a pretty slow pace since I had hubby and the... Read more
Day 270 Weekly totals
Saturday, August 25, 2012      5 comments

I love my elliptical on rainy days! I was able to get 30 minutes in on the elliptical today. I'll call it 2.2 miles. That's between a 13 and a 14 minute mile, my usual jogging times. My elliptical measures miles pretty generously. It said I... Read more
Day 269
Friday, August 24, 2012      6 comments

I jogged two miles straight today, and tried to go a little faster to compensate for less time exercising. Here's my breakdown: 0.25 mile walked 2 miles jogged (13:35, 13:16) 0.25 mile walked Walking time was 9 minutes total, tota... Read more
Day 268 Three straight miles jogged today!
Thursday, August 23, 2012      10 comments

Wow! It feels good to post that again. I jogged three straight miles today. I kept telling myself, "Just go slow and you can do it." I've also added more walking time at the end. I think that helps my recovery. I'm not so stiff. Here's my... Read more
Day 267-Thanks for all the comments yesterday
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

I appreciate all the comments yesterday on my shoe question. I have gone to a running shoes. It was when I got the asics that are now wearing out. I've been thinking of trying on the kayano style to see how it compares to the cumulus style. ... Read more
Day 266 & What is your favorite brand/style of running/walking shoes?
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      8 comments

Today I set two goals for my workout: 1. To jog for 2.5 miles straight and 2. To do cardio for one hour. I met both goals. Here's what I did: 0.25 mile walk 2.5 mile jog 1.25 mile walk My jogging pace was a 14 minute mile and ... Read more
Day 265 of 10 min of exercise per day
Monday, August 20, 2012      4 comments

I was able to jog again today, which is my fourth jog in five days. The last two jogs have been short, one mile jogs, so I wanted to go longer today. Here's what I did: 0.25 mile walk 1 mile jog 0.5 mile walk 1 mile jog 0.25 mile ... Read more
Day 264-Kind of a break day
Sunday, August 19, 2012      3 comments

What a beautiful morning! I decided to quickly get my workout in before mass this morning, and work after that. I did a 12 minute walk today. I wanted to give my body a rest from the jogging I've done the last three days. I went about 0.7 mi... Read more
Day 263
Saturday, August 18, 2012      3 comments

I did one mile today, walked the first 1/8 and then jogged the rest. I did this in 13.5 minutes so I'm maintaining a pretty steady pace with my jogs. Working this weekend so not much time for long workouts. I'm looking forward to next week wh... Read more

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