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What I did today that I have been putting off.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021      7 comments

For about the last month or a little longer we have been getting flyers from candidates who are running in local and state political races. I have been collecting them and putting them in a pile. Didn’t even need them. I am eligible because I... Read more
What I can accomplish in 8 weeks for the Spring 2021 Challenge
Friday, March 19, 2021      10 comments

1. I can maintain my weight, not gaining. 2. I can continue my habit of using the elliptical 6 out of 7 days a week. 3. I can increase my time on the elliptical slowly. 4. I can buy some new spring clothes in a smaller size that will fit m... Read more
2021 Spring Challenge Exercise Plan and commitment
Sunday, March 14, 2021      6 comments

First, I am a Shooting Star. This team is active and very supportive. I am thankful to have found them. During the winter I started using the elliptical we have at home. I commit to using it 15 minutes 6 out of 7 days a week, slowly increa... Read more
Small steps bring huge results
Friday, March 12, 2021      6 comments

I have had a great day. Went to see my neurologist who I started seeing a year ago because my husband and daughter thought I was loosing my memory. He felt at the time that my issues were medication related and encouraged me to try to switch som... Read more
10 Weeks down on Elliptical
Monday, March 08, 2021      9 comments

So today I completed 10 weeks exercising on my elliptical. Remember back when I was making a habit in 21 days? I am so glad that I did that and have continued. I am so much more healthy after all this time. But I also have not been legalistic ab... Read more
2021 Spring Challenge Community invitation
Sunday, March 07, 2021      7 comments

I have done many seasonal challenges. I have greatly benefited from them, Getting fit, developing healthy habits, making friends, loosing weight, . If you are interested this is your chance. Read the following and follow the directions. If you h... Read more
Celebrating 700 days on SparkPeople
Friday, February 26, 2021      9 comments

Today I got a Fitness gold medal trophy from SparkPeople. It is also my 700th day in a row for spinning the wheel. Almost 2 straight years. I joined in 2011, but was not consistent in the beginning. Since then I have participated in at least 8... Read more
Sunday afternoon stroll
Sunday, February 21, 2021      4 comments

Today is Sunday. We usually worship with our church virtually but at the same time it is happening. Today my husband had an appointment with the county to get his first Covid vaccine at the same time, so we worshipped after he got home and afte... Read more
Day 45 Elliptical report
Thursday, February 11, 2021      4 comments

45 days since I started this exercise. I have only skipped two. How do I know? I keep a detailed chart. It encourages me to keep on. I have grown to enjoy it. And yesterday I also committed to my adult children to pray for their families every d... Read more
My response to the Question “Do you enjoy exercise?”
Friday, February 05, 2021      6 comments

The question actually was “How do you feel about exercise?” I used to hate exercise with a passion. That was when I weighed 250 lbs (My highest, many moons ago). I had to have both my knees replaced and thought I could never exercise again. It... Read more
Day 39 elliptical report
Friday, February 05, 2021      5 comments

Today for the first time ever I never felt the burn in my legs. According to what my husband told me, then my heart rate was already high enough to avoid that. My heart rate was up because I had just spent an hour sorting through the recycling a... Read more
Day 36 elliptical report
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      6 comments

Today is the first day of week 6. Statistics: 10 minutes, 70 calories, 1125 strides, resistance 2. I continue to have burning (what my husband told me it is) just above my knees. It happens around one minute. We talked after my time, and h... Read more
1/ 29/21 Elliptical report, Covid-19 report
Friday, January 29, 2021      3 comments

Just finished 10 minutes, resistance 10. Fatigue set in before 1 minute mark, but as I got t going I was energized. Spent time in prayer meditation on the sacrifice of Christ on the cross for my sin. Minutes - 10, calories 70, up 1.5; s... Read more
1/27/21 Elliptical report
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      6 comments

Yesterday I talked with my husband about my exercise on the elliptical. He encouraged me not to focus on my strides or calories but to increase my resistance. I did that this morning. It wasn’t really much more difficult. It did decrease my... Read more
Elliptical 1/26/2021 9:00 am
Tuesday, January 26, 2021      3 comments

I don’t intend to blog every day about the elliptical. However want to record what I did today. Instead of just focusing on my time, which I did keep to 10 minutes, I focused on my speed. I tried to go faster which entails a lot of concentrat... Read more

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