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Wednesday Morning...

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Good Morning!

Feeling pretty awesome today and I'm doing my very best to connect the dots as I go. My glucose came in @123 early this morning and I got my 60 sit-ups in.

I have a whole bunch of work to do over the next few hours and thenI'll do some dumbell work later and it might end up being a rest day from the pool, as I'm super sore from yesterday's fantastic session w/Annette in the rain. She had me doing all kinds of really cool stuff, jumping up and down, like rocket booster squats...jumping straight up out of the water...like 50 of those. And then this other interval exercise in the pool which was awesome cardio and great strength training too. Same deal, jumping...but I would jump up and forward very quickly, 8-10 times going towards the deep end forward facing and then reverse and jump backwards to where I had started...and then repeat that quickly several times....super fun, exciting & great exercise! The water was cold with the rain yesterday, but I wasn't cold at all doing those 'leap frogs'.

It was great to work-out w/Annette again and to really be able to see just how far I have come over the last 8-9 months.

I'm pushing pretty hard this week, nothing crazy...but a genuine push. I've got a weigh-in Friday and the news folks are coming on Friday too for another update over at the pool.

It's been tough emotionally for me lately, but just like the weather...it comes and it goes. Sticking to my plan for getting healthier no matter what and just keeping my focus there & on my work for business...trying to be creative and adapt within what's been a pretty scary time over the last 18 months or so for any small business. Big picture, I'm a really lucky dude and days like this when I feel calm inside and have clarity....they are absolutely priceless!

I hope everyone has a really Smooth Wednesday!
Ryan a.k.a. 'Big Happy Water Jogger'
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  • HONORINGGOD
    emoticon you are a inspiration , emoticon &God bless you
    4030 days ago
  • CAROLANN27
    Hi Ryan,

    It's good to see such a happy blog. I'm glad everything feels right today. SPent the day on the road helping daughter move her things and her bunny, Frankie, into our place. We're all glad today's over!

    Hope tomorrow is great for you too!

    Carol
    4031 days ago
  • JANEYINMADTOWN
    Wow! Awesome work out today. I am looking forward to seeing the next news report so I can see your really cool pool workout! Woo Hoo Ryan!
    4031 days ago
  • FLEMIDG
    Sounds like you have a lot of fun doing your pool exercises. That's half the battle. You are doing a great job. Keep up the great work. You can accomplish all that you set out to do.

    Darlene

    4031 days ago
  • MSEVERLAST
    I love days like this don't you?

    Your pool workouts sound great and an excellent way to get some really good cardio in!

    Can't wait to see the next broadcast!
    4031 days ago
  • MISTYBLUE23
    pool exercises you need to blog what your doing so I can use some of those moves...I have a small above ground pool nothing special for limbering my body as in water I am so free as all those sit ups gosh I can't do one yet you are far above me on the ability level but I find you very interesting in your journey to better health you have the foundation to success so I am hoping to watch you and learn.

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    4031 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4363972
    That pool workout sounds great!
    4031 days ago
  • SHELLY_DO
    I am happy you sound so happy. Sometimes I wish I did not feel like I had to weigh in. I know I have to, to keep up with what I am doing and to make changes in case I get off course. Good job keeping up with your plans and sticking with it. That is the most important part.
    4031 days ago
  • MASRITE
    So glad that you're enjoying your pool workouts. It's great to get in the water and exercise. Easy on the joints. Have a great day!
    4031 days ago
  • TAMINGDRAGONS
    I´m back home now after a month away with family after my daddy´s passing. So I should be able to check in with you more often. I ahve missed your blogs! Yes, I know about those up and down emotions too. Has helped me to recognize that for ME this is a part of life and i need to just keep right on going, going, going!
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    4031 days ago
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