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Fitbit False Sense of Security and Candy Crush Calories
Sunday, February 21, 2016      1 comments

I made up my mind that EVERY DAY in February I would get at least 10,000 steps on my Fitbit. And I told my husband that if I failed once, that would not be the end of this challenge. The plan was to keep going and get my 10K as many times as I c... Read more
Plateau- Busting Challenge
Friday, October 16, 2015      1 comments

This is for the challenge: to write a blog post about my current exercise schedule. I try to walk as many day of the week as I can. I am terrible about doing either strength training or stretching, even though I am sooo aware of the benefits! I'... Read more
New Year's Day Challenge
Thursday, January 01, 2015      1 comments

I decided to participate in the SP New Year's Challenge, which is a 30 days of changes. Today's challenge is to tell about my goals. Back in August when I went for a regular check up, I had to endure my PCP once again chiding me about being over... Read more
Mindless Eating
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      1 comments

Here's my thought for the day: My definition of Mindless Eating is anything I eat during the day that I forget to log onto my food tracker! If I don't even remember that I ate it, it's mindless! Ha ha. Really. Yesterday it was a 4 oz. carton o... Read more
Finished swimming 25 miles!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      3 comments

This is the 7th year I've done the 25 mile swim challenge a my pool. They have a few rules: All laps have to be swum in that pool. No assisting devices- flippers, kick boards, etc., can be used. If you do swim team, practice laps don't count. I ... Read more
step class routine
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      0 comments

Warm up witth lots of corner to corner moves and 3-repeaters. After ~5 mins., stretch on step and then begin: Skate on top x3, step down, corner outer thigh each way, then 3-repeater of choice. V-steps x8 each direction followed by V-step... Read more
Sunday, March 24, 2013      0 comments

Today was the final weigh-in (with measurements) to end the 6-week fitness challenge I have been participating in. I weighed the exact same 169.9 that I did at the beginning of the challenge! My BMI was the same, but I believe my body fat meas... Read more
Boot Camp Day
Thursday, February 28, 2013      0 comments

Today was THE day for Boot Camp. I'm participating in a "Healthiest You" Challenge, and we are required to go to certain classes to fully participate and be eligible for prizes. I had been dreading this class, which I was sure would be full of... Read more
Annnd the workouts get better
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      2 comments

Thurs. was the Pilates class. Then, on Fri. I realized that there was a line dance class at the fitness center- SCORE! I'll admit it seemed wrong to go into a fitness center wearing jeans and my 20 year old suede cowboy boot/shoes (short like ... Read more
Pilates Class
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

Today was my first "required" class in the Healthiest You challenge, set up by me. I chose Pilates for the first of my 3 requirements. ... Read more
Kickin' It Into Gear
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      1 comments

OK. I won a spot in the Healthiest You Challenge, one out of 64 contestants who are trying to get in shape and lose weight. There were over 250 people who tried to get into it so I'm happy I got in this year. (Not so lucky last year.) We hav... Read more
Going through the motions
Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

I am going through the motins right now but not really into fitness, weight loss or health. I hope to be back at full attention soon. Just finished putting the Christmas stuff away 2 days ago, I've been sick with a nasty URI virus and am just ... Read more