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Old 05-18-2012, 01:19 PM   #1391 (permalink)
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I too headed to the gym with a "OK at least I'm here" feeling. But once there the spirit of the place took hold and I had an awesome workout! I'm even thinking I may go in tomorrow - 2 days in a row is not my usual MO
Yeah – “once the spirit of the place took hold” is a great way to describe it – it’s hard not to work hard with the encouragement.

SW, good luck with your race this weekend !

Tunnrida – great to see you still going and going and going

DH hates it when I go for a run in the neighborhood, much nicer for him if I’m out of the way while he finishes sleep. But, I had decided to not spin today, (because the “B” instructor was subbing for the “A” instructor) – so I said that I would just go in for a run, he said “why, it’s going to be a beautiful day” – so I decided he can deal with my noise once in a while, and got the most amazing run, it wasn’t very long, about 35 minutes, and 3.2 hilly miles, but what a beautiful world I live in. The sun over the hills, the flowers, if you’ve never visited New England in the spring, come to Boston!
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:51 PM   #1392 (permalink)
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Abby, how lovely to just get outside and enjoy the spring beauty.

SW good luck on your race this weekend, let us know how you did.

Everyone else - keep it up and maybe kick it up a notch .

I wanted to run this morning, but I have too many appointments at work and I was pretty sore from yesterday's workout. (At least that's what I told myself ). Yoga this evening and homemade pizza for dinner. We haven't made pizza in months in deference to my weight loss program, so I am really looking forward to it!
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Old 05-19-2012, 03:58 PM   #1393 (permalink)
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Sorry you’re discouraged Tunnrida, but measure your efforts, not results – you keep at it, and every day you are healtier in small ways.

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Old 05-19-2012, 04:00 PM   #1394 (permalink)
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Tunnrida – great to see you still going and going and going
Yes, I'm going, I hope that will start to see that I travel
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5 Tibetans x 9 - 5min
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Nice, challenging trail run on Sunday. Lots of hills, some longer that others. While I love the short steep hills, the longer ones just kill me . My saving grace is that I am a good downhill runner so I can often catch the uphill sprinters on the downhill.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:29 PM   #1397 (permalink)
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5 Tibetans x 11 - 7min
stationary biking level 4 - 40min
Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 week3 day1 - 30min
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:04 PM   #1398 (permalink)
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Pam, I love watching your life – I see beautiful runs, yoga, homemade pizza, this is stuff to rejoice in!

Tunnrida, I had no idea Jillian made that many different videos – I only knew 30 day shred which I did when I was unemployed and couldn’t afford a gym.

Lazy weekend, and it continuted to Monday morning, but today I got up and spun, worked very hard – with this teacher, it’s up to me to work hard, I know, it always is, but instead of giving “orders” she makes suggestions “you can do some sprints if you’d like”(picture it in a valley girl accent). I’ve gotten better at seeing if I can do every suggestion, and it’s getting better. 15 minutes of sit ups at the end.

It’s going to be a bad Y week – I really shouldn’t have skipped yesterday, as Thursday I have a breakfast meeting (I’ll write on the blackboard “I will not eat the potatoes and muffins”), and Friday AM an appointment, I better plan good runs those days.
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Pam, I love watching your life – I see beautiful runs, yoga, homemade pizza, this is stuff to rejoice in!


It’s going to be a bad Y week – I really shouldn’t have skipped yesterday, as Thursday I have a breakfast meeting (I’ll write on the blackboard “I will not eat the potatoes and muffins”), and Friday AM an appointment, I better plan good runs those days.

Likewise Abby... beautiful spring mornings in New England, walking to the Y and work (and a little mass transit). Not to mention lazy weekends shared w/ the hubby.

stay.away.from.the.carbs! Think: ooooh fruit!

many pull-ups and push-ups this morning but it was all good


Tunnrida, how goes the clean eating?
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