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11/23/15 - Bedtime
Monday, November 23, 2015      6 comments

Tonight I did 2 sets of 50 pound chest presses with 15 reps. One of the other trainers had been watching and commented on my strength. Since it was still slippery from the weekend's snow, I walked very carefully to catch the train and mana... Read more
11/21/15 - Bedtime
Saturday, November 21, 2015      6 comments

We got more than our share of snow today - 11.2 inches. It was the heart attack variety; wet and heavy. Between my shovel and snowblower, it took me 1 1/2 hours to clear it. Not what I had in mind, but a good workout none the less. ... Read more
11/20/15 - Bedtime
Friday, November 20, 2015      5 comments

With snow in the forecast, I finished my yard cleanup. I put away the garden hose, dug up the last of the tomato plants, pulled out the marigolds, and stored the planters. My brother dropped by and made sure my snowblower started. It did!... Read more
11/19/15 - Bedtime
Thursday, November 19, 2015      8 comments

I completed a 100 pound dead lift this evening. emoticon It was so nice and toasty in my office that I coul... Read more
11/18/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      5 comments

Today was TRX/kickboxing. The kickboxing portion of the session is high energy cardio, and I so my best to keep up with the class. It's hard for me, but it's fun to listen to everyone else moaning and groaning too. There's also a lot of sweat... Read more
11/17/15 - Bedtime
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      7 comments

This evening it was weight training with Trainer Nick. I chest pressed 60 pounds and leg pressed 130. While I was at work, it really stormed. On the way home from the office, the rain stopped, so I didn't need an umbrella. I had a lo... Read more
11/16/15 - Bedtime
Monday, November 16, 2015      6 comments

I've progressed from lady push ups to military push ups on the TRX. They're not perfect, but I did them. ... Read more
11/15/15 - Bedtime
Sunday, November 15, 2015      5 comments

I couldn't avoid it any longer. I pulled out of bunch of tomato plants. Sigh. It's been really hard to let go of summer. When I drove to the grocery store, the car's thermometer read 62 degrees, and it's the middle of November! Earl... Read more
11/14/15 - Bedtime
Sunday, November 15, 2015      7 comments

I drove out to see my aunt, the retired nun. She lives in a retirement village, and there was a memorial services for residents and friends of residents who had passed away. My aunt's brother and my uncle was one of those being memorialized. ... Read more
11/13/15 - Bedtime
Friday, November 13, 2015      4 comments

Although I was frustrated trying to find the office, I am thankful that my home qualifies for the residential noise insulation program. Due to jet noise, my home is getting new windows and central air conditioning. My foot is feeling much, ... Read more
11/12/15 - Bedtime
Friday, November 13, 2015      4 comments

Although I got through the high intensity intervals on the elliptical, it was not fun. I was definitely glad when it was over. Holy smokes!!! It been windy. Thankfully nothing sailed away. Had a great time talking to the young'uns a... Read more
11/11/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      5 comments

I took a kickboxing/TRX class this morning, and I'm very glad that there are fans in the fitness studio. emoticon... Read more
11/10/15 - Bedtime
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      5 comments

At work, I was pretty much glued to my chair. As I do a lot, I kicked off my shoes. After several hours, I put them back on but they were really tight. I could tell I was retaining some fluid in my feet and ankles. After getting home from th... Read more
11/9/15 - Bedtime
Monday, November 09, 2015      6 comments

While watching DWTS, little Sami girl slept in my lap. She could care less about all the drama. When walking to and from the fitness center, I listened to my iPod. It made the trip go faster. It was The Phantom of the Opera heading out a... Read more
11/8/15 - Bedtime
Sunday, November 08, 2015      5 comments

Although winds at gusts of 50 MPH are predicted by Tuesday, I spent a couple of hours raking leaves. Since my trees have dropped most of their leaves, I hope I'm finished raking for the season. Unfortunately, some of my neighbors' trees are st... Read more

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