I can't believe I let this happen
Thursday, August 09, 2012      7 comments

Almost two years ago exactly I started the 30 day shred and completed it. Nine years ago my son went to college and my role and how I defined myself and what I did with my time was gone. I needed a hobby and took up working out and working on me... Read more
Ripped in 30 update
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      5 comments

I have not fallen off the face ofthe earth or quit this workout. I completed week 3 and extended it a couple of days as I went to San Diego on the 14th on a business trip and didn't want to start week 4 for a day or two and then stop. Week... Read more
Ripped in 30 week 2 results
Monday, April 04, 2011      8 comments

Well I survived week 2 and even though I thought that I would have to extend the week because I wouldn't be ready to move on, I am. It is amazing how much stronger you get and how you are able to do moves you think will take you weeks to master ... Read more
Results from week 1 of Ripped in 30
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      5 comments

First let me stand up and say that I am a Jillian Michaels dvd junkie. I have never gotten results like I have with her workouts. No, the pounds are not melting off of me, but I don't have a lot of weight to lose. What I am reaping from the work... Read more
Day 10 again of the 30 day slim down
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

So I did restart my program since having to stop from having the flu. I started back Saturday instead of Sunday so that makes taday day 10 the second time around. Tomorrow is weigh in so a little nervous as I layed in bed for 3 days. But one goo... Read more
Restarting the 30 day slim down....sort of
Friday, January 28, 2011      4 comments

I made it all the way to day 11 of the 30 day slim down, I was loving the program and doing so good. Then the flu hit. I have been down for the count for 3 days now. I have decided that instead of starting where I left off I will begin with day ... Read more
Update of 30 day slimdown - day 4
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

So the first two days were level one of the 30 day shred dvd's. I thought I would breeze through them as I have been letting Jillian kick my but for over 3 months. Well let me tell you, it was not easy. Granted I pushed it as hard as I could, bu... Read more
Tomorrow I start Jillian's 30 day slimdown workout
Friday, January 14, 2011      6 comments

I have been wanting to do this program for a while and there is no time like the present. I have been doing Jillian dvd workouts since the end of September and I really like them. I like the changes in my body so far that have happened since inc... Read more
Done with the 30 day shred on my Birthday!
Sunday, October 24, 2010      6 comments

I have completed 29 days and tomorrow is day 30! Tomorrow is also my 47th birthday. After today's workout I was amazed at how strong I have become and what I am able to do now. I still dislike the rock star jumps and I have calluses/scabs on my ... Read more
Loving level 3 of the 30 day shred!
Saturday, October 16, 2010      5 comments

So I am done with day 4 of level three of the 30 day shred. I am moving along quicker than the plan is set for but that is because I will be leaving for my backpacking trip in a few days and wanted to get some of level 3 under my belt before goi... Read more
Halfway through the shred!
Sunday, October 10, 2010      0 comments

Today was officially day 15, the mid point of my 30 day shred. I completed day 7 of level 2 and I completed it with no stopping or modifications. That's right......I did awesome and it felt wonderful. My shoulders are still sore, between the wal... Read more
Today was day 4 of level 2
Thursday, October 07, 2010      2 comments

I am still struggling a bit with this level. It is a major kick in the butt. The moves are intense and my shoulders are not very happy with me right now. I imagine they will widen and then my hips will look smaller. Hmmm....that's not all bad. W... Read more
Moved to level 2 of 30 day shred today
Monday, October 04, 2010      4 comments

I was going to stick to ten days for each level. Then I looked at a calendar and realized that I would be at about day 5 of level three and then go on vacation. I am hiking the Grand Canyon and that is why I started this program. I am in fairly ... Read more
30 day shred 5
Thursday, September 30, 2010      4 comments

So I have made it through day 5 and I can honestly say that I feel so much better today than I did after day 1 and 2. Day 3 I started to feel better, but today I finished strong. There is only one part of level one that I am struggling with. Tha... Read more

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