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Still walking forward....

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

How lucky I am to have an air-conditioned house and an air-conditioned gym!
That has made it possible for me to exercise 3-6 days every week since the start of May. Doing that has been very eye-opening.
I haven't lost weight---not a single pound!---or even gotten much slimmer, but I am stronger and healthier, and I feel in better shape than I have in quite some time.
Naturally, it's hard to see the changes day to day, but I just looked at some of my past blogs and they gave me a very good perspective on how far I've come. I can get through an entire aerobics class! I can do Zumba! I've actually increased the weights I lift! I can jog! For more than a minute! All of that---every single step---is a miracle, and I am grateful!
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  • SUPERSMILE37
    Love the attitude. Keep it going!!! You definitely are FIT Mary!!! :)
    3552 days ago
  • ROXIT22222
    And I was going to say try walking back wards for a mile.. it'll work them bumm muscles. umm anyways..

    I'm sure it's frustrating to not be loosing weight when you want too. But as you said you are imporving in other areas. Sounds like your cardio is doing great! And some muscle gain too.
    3555 days ago
  • MRSKATWAT
    Hooray for health and happiness xx
    3556 days ago
  • MKGARNER1
    What a happy post! Its great that you are not only looking at the scale for your positive results. Don't you just love to challenge yourself and hit those goals? It makes me feel so good! Keep it up. : )
    3556 days ago
  • TAFODIL24
    It's tough not seeing the results yet you are seeing strength this consistency has given you ~ Keep the focus!

    Hugs & Love ~Taffi emoticon
    3557 days ago
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