Sunday, September 07, 2008

Week 1 of the new exercise program -- success!

So here was my exercise week:

Monday: Ran 25 minutes, walked about 45
Tuesday: Strength training at the gym, biked to work (about 1.5 mi)
Wednesday: Did 20 minute A.M. Yoga tape, ran 30 minutes, warmup and cooldown walk (12 minutes)
Thursday: Strength training at the gym, 45-minute Spinning class, biked to work
Friday: Walked to work (rest day)
Saturday: Swam for 25 minutes, walked around at an art festival
Sunday: Ran 3 miles, warmup and cooldown walk, lots of standing volunteering at a different art fair

I have felt great doing all of this. Like I said, I'm starting to feel like myself again. The food is still iffy, which is the next thing to tackle. But I don't want to lose focus on what I'm doing right as I'm looking forward to other changes I want to make to improve.

Short post, but I just wanted to check in with my online family. I'm reading a great new book, The How of Happiness, and will post on it soon.


  1. Sounds great!! Focusing on what's going right is smart, and something that will pay off in the end. Too often we focus on what isn't perfect and get down. Great job!!

  2. yep yep.

    baby steps.
    leave the food until youre ready.
    I adore that youve used the word SUCCESS with regards to your work out and GREAT in regards to, well, YOU!!


  3. You're really doing good with all of the things going on in your life (new job, closing on the house which has to be a BIG relief). Your exercise level is good and you're feeling better about things. In short, maybe you are where you need to be. :-)

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  5. I totally agree - it just feels great to get moving!

  6. wow you worked it girl. Keep it up.

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