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Day 368
Monday, October 29, 2012      5 comments

My streak continues - 15 minutes on my gazelle tonight, 50 jumping jacks and 15 minutes of stretching focusing on stretches for runners. I'm trying to relieve the shin splints somewhat so I'm trying to work on the calves and lower legs in gener... Read more
Day 367
Sunday, October 28, 2012      1 comments

I went out running tonight for 35 minutes, I warmed up by walking 5 minutes and finished up with 6 minutes of walking. I also did 50 jumping jacks this morning to try to wake myself up at work. I also managed to make a full meal tonight and we... Read more
Not the victory but the action . . .
Saturday, October 27, 2012      6 comments

This is the back of a T-shirt on a girl sitting in front of me at a Husker football game. What a powerful statement! What does it say to you? TO me, it's not neces... Read more
Day 366
Saturday, October 27, 2012      2 comments

I had a broken up day of sleep today. Woke up around 3pm to help hubby and youngest son get ready to head to Lincoln for the football game. I had to try to find enough warm clothes, gloves, etc for them to stay comfortable at the game since I ... Read more
DAY 365 - 1 continuous year of daily exercise
Friday, October 26, 2012      8 comments

Today was my 365th day of daily exercise - it corresponded with a 4-mile run for my 10K training plan. I walked for 6 minutes to warm up and ran for 41'32" (pace of 10'22" per mile) and then walked for 7 minutes to cool down. I didn't get much... Read more
Day 364 - 1 day shy of a year-long streak
Thursday, October 25, 2012      2 comments

Today was supposed to be a rest day for my 10K training plan. I got outside this afternoon and raked and bagged leaves for an hour. I started out trying to mow/mulch the leaves but couldn't get either lawn mower (yes, two Toro mowers - hubby u... Read more
Day 363 - testrun (walk) using my new Garmin GPS watch
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      4 comments

Necessity dictated my purchase of a new sports watch. My puppy decided that my MIO watch would make a good chew toy and took a big chunk out of the band. I made the best of it and wrapped a rubber band around the watchband to hold the flap whi... Read more
Day 362 A hilly run tonight
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      2 comments

Wow - just 3 days until my full year of 10 minutes of daily exercise. My 10K training plan had me running 25-30 minutes tonight. I only slept about 1.5 hrs yesterday before going into work and then didn't sleep much today - maybe 5 hrs! Just ... Read more
Day 361 - 2 videos today for my exercise
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

I did 2 SparkPeople videos today. Coach Nicole's 10-minute Crunchless Core Video and her 11-minute Seated Cardio Workout Video. I didn't want to work too vigorously since I want to try to sleep tonight before going to work and I know my abs co... Read more
Day 360 - Jones Bros. 5K-ake challenge today - I ROCKED IT!
Sunday, October 21, 2012      7 comments

My favorite (i.e. only) daughter and I ran our 5K challenge today. The race started a little late - maybe 9:05 or so. There were over 700 racers that signed up (I saw someone with a 760 on their bib) which was much more than they expected. As... Read more
Day 359
Saturday, October 20, 2012      3 comments

Today I did 20 minutes on my gazelle. I may still try to do some weights tonight but I also need to go grocery shopping and do some housework. Oh, what to do.... Read more
Day 358
Friday, October 19, 2012      3 comments

My 10K training plan had me running 3 miles today. I vacillated back and forth as to whether or not I was going to run today since I'm running a 5K on Sunday with Sarah. I decided to run it but do it in walk 2 minutes/run 3 minute intervals. ... Read more
Day 357
Thursday, October 18, 2012      3 comments

It was a rainy, windy day today in Omaha and I had a lot of running around to do with different errands so I just did 10 minutes on my gazelle tonight. My legs yelled at me the entire time, asking "are we done yet?" constantly - sounded just li... Read more
Day 356 - a LONG walk today
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

Today was a day in my 10K training plan to either walk or cross train. I left home with the intention of walking 45 minutes. As I headed out on one of more normal routes I decided to walk around the city mile "block" that I've often wondered h... Read more
Day 355 - 10 more days!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      2 comments

Overall I had a good exercise day. I did 50 jumping jacks and a 15 minute SparkPeople Ab workout video and then tonight I went running with my daughter. We walked 5 minutes, ran for 25 minutes with 4 short walking breaks and walked 5 minutes t... Read more

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