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Great day!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      2 comments

Today is my weigh day. This morning, I was at 240.6. I'm liking it. Looking forward to more lower numbers. In other news, I did my interval training and, while I didn't use the hand grips again, I didn't feel I was losing my balance. Also, w... Read more
Back to the routine
Monday, October 28, 2013      0 comments

Monday. Another pretty day here with crisp temps, beautiful colors. We're to have rain tomorrow, so need to enjoy the colors today since the leaves will probably fall fast now. Also, back at interval training. Felt better than last week, so ma... Read more
Back at it......
Thursday, October 24, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was not a good day for me. I did get a bone density scan--my first--and my annual mammogram, but I didn't exercise. So, in some ways I was making a healthy choice--and I did stay within my calorie limits--but exercising always seems l... Read more
Going on......
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      4 comments

Interval training yesterday for the first time didn't kill me, so I tried it again today. I found I can manually set the intervals; by moving the "slow" speed to 2.5, I was given the fast speed of 5.0--too much for me right now. So, back to 2.... Read more
New Start
Monday, October 21, 2013      0 comments

So, today, I tried interval training. My doctor recommended it, and I spent some time looking at suggested programs and reading about it. All the evidence does seem to indicate that it does burn more calories. Some of the programs were for ... Read more
food
Thursday, August 01, 2013      2 comments

My healthy food choices are doing well. But I am the queen of 2nd guesses, so I often do myself in by thinking again of how good a not-to-healthy choice would taste. Yesterday's zucchini bread, the 2nd slice, thin or not, should not have been ea... Read more
more time
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      3 comments

With an extra hour I would spend 20-30 minutes on another exercise session. The rest of the time I'd also spend on healthy choices--reaffirming or setting goals, thinking about healthy food choices, enjoying my successes.... Read more
the real test
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      1 comments

Today starts a real test. I rode all day in a car and got almost no exercise. Tomorrow I spend time riding again. But then I return to my walking.... Read more

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