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Old 04-25-2013, 03:20 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Well went swimming this am, again for the first time in months. I am trying to figure out my exercise goals. Without doing (or trying to do) too much too fast. I am looking at weights 1x week, swim 1x week, walk 12k along with the other "regular" stuff (yoga and TKD). When I write it this looks like a lot but it ends up being about 30-60 mins per day (not counting yoga). As long as the scheduling and the back hold up (fingers crossed).
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Old 04-25-2013, 05:19 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Jenn - WONDERFUL poem!

Robin - I think itís great how you do so many different exercises.

April - good going on the walking - youíre sure to make your walking goal - and probably surpass it.

Donna - Wow - youíre doing great on all your goals - awesome! It HAS been quiet this week. I hope everyoneís off enjoying fabulous vacations, but theyíre probably just busy with work and real life. Something youíve never done before? Gosh, thatís hard. Thereís a ton of stuff iíve never done, but itís really hard to think of something. The one new thing Iíve done this year is go paddleboarding (where you stand up on a surboard-like thing and paddle with an oar). I was actually good at it - i didnít fall off at all and stayed out for an hour.

epi - hope your week calms down. Good going on the calories - one day and your average is back down! I just noticed your signature - love your attitude about "13.5 pounds still gone". That is an achievement - anything but up is a success!

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Old 04-25-2013, 09:48 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Jenn, your poem was so lovely and moving; thanks so much for sharing. Good to have the poetry back.

Epixi, if only I had stopped with the cashew butter but I have been on a two day binge of epic proportions... but I did take a small walk and wrote yesterday and managed to get into PT today, called an oesteopath on a friend's advice. Anyone have any experience with osteopathy?

Welcome Katie! Sounds like you're off to a great start!!!
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:24 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Hope - I have no experience with osteopaths, but I say, give it a try. When you're in pain and miserable, anything is worth a try. What works for some people, doesn't work for others. Even if I knew something had only a 1% chance of success, I'd give it a try if nothing else was working.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:10 AM   #55 (permalink)
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Happy Birthday, Hope. Wishing you all the best...
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:06 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Happy Birthday, Hope! Virtual (((HUGS))) coming your way!
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:11 PM   #57 (permalink)
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It can sometimes be hard to cope,
with the aches that can cause one to mope.
But live life to the fullest,
and just say "WE'VE GOT THIS!"
Like the Fitday writer named Hope!

Happy Birthday Hope.

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Old 04-26-2013, 01:26 PM   #58 (permalink)
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  • Workout > 150 min/wk: 55, 15, 60, 10
  • Calories Avg. < 1400 /day: 937, 1130, 1498,1493
  • Cholesterol < 200mg: 176, 67, 132, 4,
  • Vegetables > 3 / day: 3, 5, 5, 2
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Half an awesome sourdough baguette, no meat, few vegetables. fresh squeezed juice.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:34 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Goals for this week....
1. Lots of water M: yes, T: yes, W: yes, Th: yes,
2. Exercise 2 times before work M: no, T: no, W: no, Th: no, F: no - Total flop on this goal this week
3. Exercise 2 times after work M: no, T: no, W: no, Th: no, and I already know that F is a No also - another failed goal for the week
4. Take Chloe for 1 walk (30 mins) M: no, T: no, W: no, Th: no, F: no
5. Planned foods during work & snack M: work yes but snack no, T: Yes, W: Yes, Th: Planning lunch with hubby,
6. Walk 9 miles on lunches M: 3miles, T: 2miles, W: 3miles, Th: 0miles,

Life Goals...
1. Be honest (even the white lies) M: yes, T: yes(didn't want to a few times but I did), W: Yes, Th: Yes,
2. Do something to the rest of the laundry daily M: yes, T: yes, W: Yes, Th: No,
3. Wipe down kitchen cabinets M: nope, T: No, W: no, Th: No,

How much more red marks can you fit in a week? I guess at least I drank water and walked. I must have done pretty good at watching what I ate.
Today was weigh in day here at work and I am down 1.2lbs since last Friday.
I hate this. When I started losing weight over two years ago I could drop 6-7 lbs in a week with little effort. Now some weeks it feels like all I do is work out & walk and drink tons of water and have a few unhealthy foods in there and I barely lose anything. It is so hard to get back into healthy living when the rewards are so small right now.

Sorry just feeling down on me for all the red this week. I do have a fun weekend coming up with just me and the hubby home after dinner tonight until Sunday for dinner. But hubby has to work Sunday so that will still be my cleaning day. Having the house to ourselves for two nights in a row hasn't happened in years probably. One night, yes, but not two nights in a row.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:36 PM   #60 (permalink)
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Hope, I have limited, but positive experience with an osteopath. My Mom started seeing an osteopath who is also a geriatric specialist. The Gerontologist she had been seeing previously left her on all the meds that the prior GP had prescribed for her various aliments. The osteopath weaned her off half the meds, and now Mom is doing much better! She will turn 90 in July. I think she the best doctor I've been to, even if I'm not her patient.

Jenn, Welcome back! Sweet poem

April, Don't loose motivation! Weight lose seems to come and go in spurts.

Welcome Katie!

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