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Walk and Talk
Saturday, May 25, 2013      1 comments

Today was a great day with my Walk and Talk group. My personal trainer, Ross, was the guest speaker. He did a fantastic job educating the variety of people in my group and helping individuals with concerns or problems they were experiencing. He... Read more
Got My Butt KickedToday - Episode 6
Friday, May 24, 2013      4 comments

I had another fantastic personal training session this afternoon! Ross has me doing things that I had no idea were possible. I can now do a modified squat, dead-lift a barbell that is taller than I am, and comfortably use kettle bells. I was als... Read more
Still Energized!
Friday, May 24, 2013      2 comments

Had a great strength training session Feels good! Looking forward to tomorrow's session with my trainer!... Read more
Still Standing!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      1 comments

It has been a fractured last couple of days, mostly spent sitting in meetings all day and trying to shake off the lethargy that comes with that particular activity. After 1-9 hour meeting with minimal movement, I had a terrible case of numb bu... Read more
Sore but Happy!
Monday, May 20, 2013      2 comments

I am really surprised at all the things I am trying lately. I have started going to a runners training session on Sunday mornings. It is run by my personal trainer and is a total group activity. There is a lot of moral support, both from the co... Read more
And The New Total Is...
Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

95 and 1/2 pounds lost. It has been a productive week. I am happy!... Read more
Logged another good day!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      3 comments

It has been another really good day! I walked a mile and a half with my Group Health Walk and Talk With Your Health Care Team friends, managed a 90+ minute strength training session that included 120 situps and rowing almost 800 meters, and eve... Read more
Got my Butt Kicked (Round 5)
Saturday, May 18, 2013      1 comments

Had a phenomenal training session today with the best trainer on the planet. He has begun to reteach me how my legs need to work in concert with the rest of my body and that the angles I have been using my body at need to be altered to help me ... Read more
Monkey Mind and Menopause Brain
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      4 comments

This is the time of the year where I really have a difficult time trying to remember where I left my sanity. Nearing the end of the school year is always like that, but this year it seems to be more pronounced than in the past. I guess with all ... Read more
Finding my way
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      2 comments

As with all people, some days are easier than others. Today has not been one of those days for me and it is all centered on a decision I made in 1993. Hard to believe that a desperate act from so long ago can still come back and bite you in the ... Read more
Proud of myself today!
Sunday, May 12, 2013      1 comments

I was blessed to get in 2 workouts in today. I had plannned to observe a program this morning, but ended up getting totallly sucked in to participating for an hour (in street clothes no less) and had an absolute blast for almost an hour and a ha... Read more
I Am Amazingly Blessed
Sunday, May 12, 2013      2 comments

I work in a profession that is often maligned, but when I have experiences like I had today, it doesn't matter a hill of beans what people think about what I do or whether or not it matters in the scheme of things in the world. I live to teach a... Read more
Got my butt kicked today (to the 3rd power)
Saturday, May 11, 2013      1 comments

I had a really phenomenal workout with my trainer today. It was the 4th of the 12 sessions I have contracted with him ad I am willing to do almost anything to figure out how to pay for 6 additional sessions once my initial 12 are done. This man ... Read more
Struggling today!
Friday, May 10, 2013      7 comments

One of my students decided to share a bit of an intestinal bug with me (and I have no clue how many others) this week. I have been very uncomfortable for the last 40+ hours. I even had to take off the rest of the day today to come home and sleep... Read more
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      1 comments

There are many things in my life that have motivated me to do things, not all of which I wanted to do. We have all been in that position at one time or another, and we all have our own ways of coping with these situations. For me, motivati... Read more

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