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10/21/14 - Bedtime
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      5 comments

Driving to the gym, I only had green lights!!!!! emoticon I found some more ripe tomatoes in the garden!!! ... Read more
10/20/14 - Bedtime
Monday, October 20, 2014      5 comments

When I got up this morning, it was raining. By the time I was ready to leave for work, the rain had stopped, so I didn't have to drag an umbrella to work. ... Read more
10/19/14 - Bedtime
Sunday, October 19, 2014      3 comments

It was a lovely fall day, and the temperature was perfect for raking leaves. I filled the yard waste container and two great big paper bags. I went to the gym this morning and got in 85 minutes of cardio. Along with the 90 minutes it took... Read more
10/18/14 - Bedtime
Saturday, October 18, 2014      4 comments

My instructor complimented me on my TRX crunches. They're killer, but it feels oh so good to be able to do them. I got in another 90 minutes of cardio at the gym and sweat like a beast. I was wearing one of those moisture wicking T-shirts... Read more
Am I an old fuddy duddy?
Saturday, October 18, 2014      9 comments

Going to the gym is often an exhausting experience. If you're working hard enough, even the cutest outfits end up soaked with sweat. After all, isn't that the point? Then, of course, there's stretching. It's usually done after a workout, bec... Read more
10/17/14 - Bedtime
Friday, October 17, 2014      6 comments

My doctor thinks I look younger. My heart rate was measured at 60 BPM, and my blood pressure is 117/70. Went to the gym after my doctor's appointment and logged 85 minutes on the treadmill and 25 minutes on the recumbent bike. I'm tir... Read more
10/16/14 - Bedtime
Friday, October 17, 2014      5 comments

For a change, we had no rain. emoticon I got a high five from Tom, but I'm not exactly sure why. I'm guess... Read more
10/15/14 - Bedtime
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      5 comments

I remembered to bring a magazine to the gym, so my 55 minutes on the treadmill were productive. My lunges today were much better than yesterday. I'm glad I bought the Honeycrisp apples because they're really good. Sweet dreams eve... Read more
10/14/14 - Bedtime
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      5 comments

After my training session, the last thing I wanted to do was put in 45 minutes on the treadmill, but I did it anyway. I mailed my entry fee for a two-mile walk at the end of this month. I brought some Autumn Chicken Stew to Tom. It ma... Read more
10/13/14 - Bedtime
Monday, October 13, 2014      4 comments

My boss gave me his newspaper, so I didn't have to buy one. emoticon As I sprinted to catch the train, the ... Read more
10/12/14 - Bedtime
Sunday, October 12, 2014      4 comments

Today was the Chicago Marathon. Although I didn't walk 26.2 miles, I spent 80 minutes on the treadmill. It was about 4 1/2 miles. Since it will be in the 50's overnight, I'm going to open the windows a bit and enjoy the fresh air. I ... Read more
10/10/14 - Bedtime
Saturday, October 11, 2014      5 comments

I paid $.79 a pound for Honeycrisp apples. emoticon I started cutting the grass at 5:50 PM and managed to g... Read more
10/9/14 - Bedtime
Thursday, October 09, 2014      6 comments

I ride Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line to and from work each day. When I got to my subway stop this evening, I could tell there hadn't been a train in awhile. I checked the tracking board and saw that a train wasn't due for another 10 mi... Read more
10/8/14 - Bedtime
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      5 comments

Since I've been spending so much time on the treadmill, I've decided to subscribe to yet another magazine. I need all the reading material I can get. I did a side plank on my left side - yippee - but I wasn't getting it done on the right s... Read more
10/7/14 - Bedtime
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      7 comments

Today I was the first person to arrive at the office, so I enjoyed the peace and quiet. The mirrors at the gym aren't nearly so frightening or intimidating as they used to be. While I still don't like them, I no longer hate triceps dip... Read more

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