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Forum: Exercise 10-16-2012, 08:47 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
I’ve been MIA due to a lot of pressure at work,...

I’ve been MIA due to a lot of pressure at work, but I’ve got two workouts not reported yet – yesterday kettlebells (killer squats!) and today a nice long run.

Kaitlyn, welcome back – I find...
Forum: Exercise 10-10-2012, 04:48 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Thanks Ron, yes. I guess it is a habit, one that...

Thanks Ron, yes. I guess it is a habit, one that continues to surprise me. Today I had a dentist appointment ,so no Y, but I got in a neighborhood run. I live in a very hilly part of the world, and...
Forum: Exercise 10-09-2012, 06:31 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Jamie, hope you got your worries in order – the...

Jamie, hope you got your worries in order – the time on the water should provide a relief, but you do have to be able to get there!

Ron, not bad indeed, impressive day – glad you could get your...
Forum: Exercise 10-05-2012, 12:59 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Whenever I do get to run outdoors it is a cause...

Whenever I do get to run outdoors it is a cause for celebration, but I mostly and a treadmill user, just my habit. Last night turned into a late night, so I set the alarm for six instead of five,...
Forum: Exercise 10-04-2012, 01:46 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
How long is the outdoor rowing season in your...

How long is the outdoor rowing season in your parts? It seems to end with “Head of The Charles” here (end of October)

Ron, hope you were able to drag your son to the gym!

Thursdays normally...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-03-2012, 02:17 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Looks like it's you and me Chris. I spent the...

Looks like it's you and me Chris. I spent the week working hard at not making exceptions, being careful, and the scale rewarded me with a 152.2 (down 1.3 pounds) some of that is fluctuations, but...
Forum: Exercise 10-03-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Nadine, no harm in back to back posts, glad you...

Nadine, no harm in back to back posts, glad you are using this resource. I had the same reaction to Zumba, moving was fun, but I couldn’t do the choreography without very slow careful breaking it...
Forum: Exercise 10-02-2012, 01:40 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
MzMiNi – an hour is something to be proud of! ...

MzMiNi – an hour is something to be proud of!

Ron, your arms must be screaming at you – looks impressive.

Pam, we are having beautiful fall in New England – I’m currently fretting that my...
Forum: Exercise 10-01-2012, 06:23 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Yes, Nadine, calories burned in real life count!...

Yes, Nadine, calories burned in real life count! And I hear rest days are a good idea.
Ron, sounds like hard work,
SW, no one is alloed to call 11.5 miles “falling short”.
Jamie, congratulations...
Forum: Exercise 09-29-2012, 12:37 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Welcome Nadine, you could have written my story...

Welcome Nadine, you could have written my story ... hated PE and was sufficiently out of shape to be embarrassed by my running. But, I came to realize, I didn't look silly, I looked like someone...
Forum: Exercise 09-28-2012, 04:27 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Ron and Pam, you are so right, this place creates...

Ron and Pam, you are so right, this place creates a great encouragement – this board is why I came to Fitday, so I could chat out workouts without people rolling their eyes – it has worked!

Jamie ...
Forum: Food talk 09-27-2012, 05:51 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
I had some leftover chicken (grilled, boneless...

I had some leftover chicken (grilled, boneless skinless, the boring blob o protein, but some nice seasoning), cut it up, put it in a wrap with a little hummus, sliced cucumber, tomato

A few...
Forum: Exercise 09-27-2012, 02:01 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Took a minute off my 5K time! (But it was all...

Took a minute off my 5K time! (But it was all flat). This was before a yoga class, I really like starting class sweaty and having worked hard, the body feels ready for the poses. I love this...
Forum: Support group for just women 09-26-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 44,118
Posted By dear_abby
Chris, it must be very challenging to balance the...

Chris, it must be very challenging to balance the weight loss with the insulin, good luck!

And for me, 153.4 – my body really likes it here, but I know there are lower numbers in my future!

Abby
Forum: Exercise 09-26-2012, 06:26 PM
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Posted By dear_abby
Ron and SW, thanks for keeping me laughing! I...

Ron and SW, thanks for keeping me laughing! I bet Jamie rowing can beat the motorbike, and the runner on the same course (as those don’t function well on water, except in one case Jamie can tell you...
Forum: Exercise 09-25-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Jamie Row for the Cure sounds amazing – ...

Jamie Row for the Cure sounds amazing –

Ron, I’ve spent days on booth duty (not at a gun show, insurance conference, even more fun), it is exhausting, just when your feet kill you,you need to get...
Forum: Exercise 09-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Jamie, good for you getting out on the water,...

Jamie, good for you getting out on the water, sounds remarkable – that “not let someone down” can be an amazing force – there used to be a receptionist at the Y who would say “see you tomorrow,...
Forum: Exercise 09-21-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Hi Nightshade – why a sad face with “new here” –...

Hi Nightshade – why a sad face with “new here” – it is a time to be excited, you are beginning a journey which for me has made me better in so many ways! Glad to see it turned into a thumbs up by...
Forum: Exercise 09-20-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
LadyMisery – sounds like a steady plan, I’ll be...

LadyMisery – sounds like a steady plan, I’ll be rooting for you !

Jamie – is this your first 5K? It is inspring once you get moving with the crowd, and eveyone is cheering you!

MzMiNi –...
Forum: Support group for just women 09-19-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 44,118
Posted By dear_abby
From 9/05/2012 And, finally it is, 153...

From 9/05/2012

And, finally it is, 153 maybe 153.5 :) – there is an element of judgment call on the balance scale at the gym – I’ll go with 153.5, it’s the right direction but not an unlikely...
Forum: Exercise 09-19-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
If it is a personal best, it is a great time! ...

If it is a personal best, it is a great time! You were out there moving, so that's the path to being able to say "more fit" instead of "incredibly unfit".


Ron, congratulations on missing...
Forum: Exercise 09-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Jamie, trying that “masters” group is courageous!...

Jamie, trying that “masters” group is courageous! You may get to watch yourself move from least athletic to middle of the pack, amazing to be taking these steps

MzMiNi – outdoor running on a...
Forum: Exercise 09-17-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Welcome Loobie – it always feels good to be able...

Welcome Loobie – it always feels good to be able to post a “I did exercise”.

Ron, still with those personal bests!

SW – I didn’t go for a 10 mile run, and I’m ready for a nap!

Pam good...
Forum: Exercise 09-14-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
Nice work Ladymiseryali, and look at those...

Nice work Ladymiseryali, and look at those results ! We’re right at the same range, but my 155 is down from 200, and seems to really like it here!

Ron, my knees hurt reading aobut your stair...
Forum: Exercise 09-13-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 190,769
Posted By dear_abby
I’m back! Monday and Tuesday I added one more...

I’m back! Monday and Tuesday I added one more life complication, my sister was staying with – she’s awesome, but I did have to be polite to someone early AM – however, I cut my pre court stop at the...
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