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What do you do on a Friday?
Saturday, May 19, 2007      0 comments

Yesterday was bike to work day in Austin. It was a bit soon for me to pull that off, so I put my bike in the van (I vanpool to work) and left early. Put the bike on the bus and went downtown. There was the 10th annual political pedal...with the ... Read more
New Bicycle
Monday, May 14, 2007      0 comments

Not much action here lately. LOTS going on in my life. I decided that I'm healthier when I'm happier and that includes thinner. Sooo, I'm going to grad school in Sept. and I bought a bicycle. Sold my recumbent and bought a very lightweight, high... Read more
TGIF
Friday, April 27, 2007      0 comments

Feeling good today...a small setback yesterday...fell...landed on my left knee. It's skinned an a bit swollen. I pt ice on it on and off all day yesterday. Couldn't do my work out...darn. It mostly hurts when I stand up from a chair...putting wt... Read more
A New Day
Wednesday, April 25, 2007      0 comments

Did my P90X cardio workout last night. I sure love this program. It makes me sweat like nothing else and it's plain fun. While I've been working on intuitive eating, I am still feeling like my pants are getting tighter. I was visiting a friend w... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, April 24, 2007      0 comments

As much as I've loved having family visiting, I am ready to get my life back. I have missed too many w/o's and eaten out a few too many times. Tonight starts back on track. I am traveling for work, lving on Sun. and there's no dvd in the hotel ... Read more
In Pain Today
Friday, April 13, 2007      0 comments

I'm bummed that I had to skip my wo today. I did the cardio wo last night and woke in the night in pain and unable to sleep. I have had hip problems for years and this level of exercise (lunges, squats) sure has irritated things. I put ice on m... Read more
ICE
Thursday, April 12, 2007      0 comments

Ice is so wonderful! esp on my right quad after doing too many lunges! I find that I might not be able to do as many reps as the program calls for, but I don't quit, I just walk in place until they change moves and try the next ones. I finished ... Read more
Feeling Good
Wednesday, April 11, 2007      0 comments

As I continue to read Health at 100 I must say that the book to read is The China Study. Probably the most important book written on nutrition, curing & preventing, heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Most books & research done on nutrition is a... Read more
Yeah it's Monday!
Monday, April 09, 2007      0 comments

Had a good weekend. Continued w/my exercise, ab wo, tonight is Kempo karate...shd be fun. I've decided to lean my diet more toward veggies and less fruit. I bought some tofu and more beans. I really like beans, so that's no problemo. My recovery... Read more
Rainy Saturday
Saturday, April 07, 2007      0 comments

This temp is very unseasonable in TX. I have a massage this morning and I'm going to walk cuz I'm not willing to take my scooter out in a cold drizzle. Did the YogaX this morning and boy did it kick my butt. I had to stop. I will go back this af... Read more
OMG
Friday, April 06, 2007      1 comments

I've done the P90X wo two complete days. kicking my butt, but I'm still walking...lol. And as they say, if you continue to "Push Play" you'll get there. Took "before" pictures. This roll around my middle is going. I want to be strong and healthy... Read more
P90X
Wednesday, April 04, 2007      0 comments

My exercise/wo P90X arrived yesterday. It's supposed to be this killer program that is going to give me ripped abs in 90 days. SP folks have warned me that if I'm not already in pretty good shape that I shouldn't do it cuz I'LLL HURT MYSELF...we... Read more
It's Monday!
Monday, April 02, 2007      0 comments

So, a couple of things...one, I've been doing yoga stretches before bed...and sleeping better. I read somewhere that yoga helps w/sleep so I started doing asanas. I used to do yoga a lot when I was younger. I've been doing about 10 min of stretc... Read more
Healthy at 100
Thursday, March 29, 2007      1 comments

Last night, instead of plopping in front of the TV, I worked in the yard for 1.5 hrs. I moved rocks, put away the lawn mower and tarp that covered my plants over the winter. I weeded, raked, swept and now I have a cleaned up patio. I need to mov... Read more
Back at Work
Tuesday, March 27, 2007      0 comments

I'm feeling lots better. As far as eating goes. My appetitie def lessened while sick. I got to really notice when I was hungry and when I wasn't. I feel like I've lost wt from being sick, but resisted this morning getting on the scale. We have a... Read more

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