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Flexibility and Strength
Sunday, November 08, 2020      3 comments

Have you ever woke up and just felt stiff all over? Today it was my turn. Making a goal of working on Flexibility and Strength training today. First on the agenda, is going to be some stretching. Low impact and maybe some yoga moves. I am s... Read more
Made it to 10,000 steps today
Wednesday, November 04, 2020      2 comments

Didn't get to exercise all day until I got off work. I met a high school friend at Shelby Farms and walked around the lake- about 2.5 miles. Enjoyed good conversation and was able to talk without running out of breath for the first time in a v... Read more
Got my motivation back
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      2 comments

Didn't feel well Monday but, today was WOW. I walked 11000 steps, fixed my lunches for the rest of the week. Got all my snacks prepared for the rest of the week. Tried a new recipe for dinner (pork chops with pineapple juice, pineapple chunks... Read more
Had a mini cupcake today, feeling a little guilty
Friday, October 23, 2020      3 comments

One of my co-workers was selling cupcakes to help fund her Mother's mission trip to Uganda. So a lot of people bought cupcakes and they were everywhere. I haven't been eating sweets for several months but, today I just had to have one. She is... Read more
10,100 Steps
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday, I walked about 4 miles and got in 10,100 steps compared to my usual 6000 steps each day. It was hard to eat enough to get to my calorie range. I guess the more you exercise the less hungry you feel. Or, at least that is the way it ... Read more
Autumn has arrived in Memphis
Saturday, October 17, 2020      5 comments

Good Morning, it is a cool 45 degrees this morning. Looking forward to my walk this morning. Waiting for sunrise and ready to get started on loving my weekend. ... Read more
Productive Sunday
Monday, October 12, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday was a day of new things for me. I created a new recipe for Lasagna with about 1/3 of the calories of a classic Lasagna. I replaced pasta with Spaghetti Squash and used Greek Yogurt instead of cottage cheese adding 19.2 g of Protein. ... Read more
Happy Sunday
Sunday, October 11, 2020      1 comments

Great walk this morning around Hyde Lake @ Shelby Farms. 54 minutes. 2.31 miles and 5428 steps. #Let'sGO!... Read more
RAIN, RAIN and more rain
Saturday, October 10, 2020      3 comments

Good Morning, Hurricane Delta is pouring lots of rain today in Memphis, TN. I just received a new pair of New Balance Walking Shoes yesterday, guess they will have to wait for a dryer day to really get started. I did wear them for a 30 minute ... Read more
Friday, October 09, 2020      4 comments

Thank goodness, it's Friday. Been a long week at work. I work for a Medical Communications company and it is Flu season. I am a medical information assistant and the calls and emails about Flu vaccines is in full swing. I am sure today will ... Read more
Good Morning, this is my view as I walked this morning...
Sunday, October 04, 2020      1 comments

Beautiful walk this morning. You can smell fall in the a... Read more
Changing my attitude
Tuesday, September 29, 2020      6 comments

So far this morning has been fulfilling. Got up before the alarm....is my body getting used to getting up a hour earlier? It is 5:30AM and I have already got my 10 minutes of exercise in and walked the dog. The scale isn't moving as quickly a... Read more
Bootcamp Challenge
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      5 comments

emoticon Started the 28 day bootcamp challenge yesterday. Looks like I have a lot to learn about my fitness. Ma... Read more
Yesterday's Disaster
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      0 comments

Day started off pretty good. Good day at work, very productive. Got home from work and had no electricity.... lasted all night and most of today. Lukewarm shower this morning and had to take my makeup to work with me so I could do it there. ... Read more
Reached a milestone
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      1 comments

Wow!!! I weighed yesterday and this is the first time in at least 10 years the scale said under 230 lbs. I am so excited. This is a great feeling. I even took the stairs today. Woo Hoo!!!!... Read more