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Gym closing again and I'm lowering my fitness goals to 20 minutes a day = 600 fitness min per month
Saturday, November 21, 2020      7 comments

With the Coronavirus death climbing the Governor of Minnesota is closing down high risk places again, which includes gyms. The online zumba classes which my zumba teachers at my gym taught online when the pandemic first started were free, ... Read more
60 days on my new job at TJ Maxx
Sunday, November 01, 2020      16 comments

Hi every body! Sorry I haven't blogged for a long time...but I've been busy! After I left my last part-time job at LA Fitness in pain... I landed an awesome, sweet part-time job very close to where I live! For those who don't know me... Read more
I keep going...!
Friday, August 07, 2020      8 comments

Back to square one, but I'm okay. I have started back meeting with my Vocational Counselor online over zoom again and applying for lots & lots of jobs. So I should be employed soon. I already have my first interview next Friday. I ho... Read more
I'm back!
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      9 comments

After a day of resting...I feel better! So I'm back exercising. Walked today and did some weights. Getting back on track! Thanks everyone for your support. -Risa... Read more
Still not feeling well.
Monday, August 03, 2020      14 comments

I'm still not feeling well. I went to Zumba class this morning, but now I feel sick. I will be taking a break from exercise and from SparkPeople for a while.... ... Read more
Left LA Fitness Yesterday (in pain!) and Going Forward...
Sunday, July 26, 2020      11 comments

Well, since my last blog and after discussion with my Vocational Counselor over Zoom, I gave my I gave my two weeks notice last week BUT... when I went in yesterday, which was a Saturday, a weekend day. On weekends I am only required to clean, ... Read more
Unhappy at work....
Sunday, July 19, 2020      16 comments

So I have a new job...it should be a stellar job....working at the Front Desk at my gym LA Fitness...and the perk is free workouts at the gym... BUT being in the midst of a pandemic, there is so much cleaning to do....and I don't want to sound ... Read more
New Job! But my job itself is a workout...so I will take a break from exercise on the days I work...
Thursday, June 25, 2020      13 comments

I got a new job! I work at the front desk at LA Fitness, my gym! Yesterday was my first day and I’m bushed. Had to check in and check out people (track people leaving the gym in our computer since we are only open to accommodate 1/4 capaci... Read more
Re-opening...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      10 comments

It’s been roughly 3 months since the closings of gyms, shopping malls, libraries, physician’s clinics, hair salons, etc. Now we are in June and things are slowly reopening… My gym, physician’s clinic, shopping malls have reopened. Some c... Read more
Job Offer then Hiring Freeze
Friday, June 12, 2020      9 comments

I have been meeting with my vocational counselor weekly online for the last month and after applying for lots of jobs..nothing. All my applications have been denied, including the gas stations, grocery stores, the clothing stores, the pet sho... Read more
Highways have been closed off. 8pm Curfew. National Guards Patrolling. Quiet. Peaceful. Safe.
Monday, June 01, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday night was a different story. In addition to the National Guards patrolling the streets there had been a 8pm Curfew placed. All highways have been closed too, until further notice. Peaceful and queit...back to almost normal. M... Read more
Mid-2020 check in...pandemic..riots and looting..
Sunday, May 31, 2020      7 comments

Well, tomorrow is June 1st. We are now in middle of 2020. What a year it has been so far. First the pandemic in the beginning of the year. Now, riots and looting that started earlier in Minneapolis, Minnesota this week and now across ... Read more
Zoom! Online Weekly meetings with my Voc Counselor & Online streaming workouts
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      7 comments

Well...everyday life has been different since the panademic. I'm exercising at home. My zumba instructors and strength training instructors from my gym are holding their classes online. I'm meeting weekly with my Vocational Counselor from the l... Read more
Zumba!
Friday, March 20, 2020      10 comments

Yay! I just did my first online Zumba class, which was taught by one of my my zumba instructors at gym, which she streamed from her own home...and I broke a sweat! Leslie Sansone DVDs are okay, but I don't break a sweat with them. I h... Read more
Life after the Coronavirus Outbreak
Thursday, March 19, 2020      10 comments

On Monday, March 16th, I received an email from my gym that they will be closed now until further notice. Same with my public library. Emails from my favorite restaurants followed. Supermarkets now have limited hours. Everyone now is requried to... Read more

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