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Monday Runday

How has your life been lately?

It seems like everyone is taking vacations and spending quality family time. Chris and I are working a lot and he is finishing up his Masters! We've also been tackling a lot of house projects (read: tithing to Home Depot).

I also wanted to update you on my fitness goals. I mentioned them back during Diabetes Blog week but haven't talked about them a lot since. So, lets see...

I have kept my goal of cardio (run/walk) at least 3 times per week, at least 30 minutes, and at least 2.5 miles! I've made a little progress in my time to complete certain routes, the numbers are still a little embarrassing, but just know, I'm making progress! Also, albeit extremely slow, I have lost almost 4 pounds. That doesn't sound like much, but I'm trying not to focus so much on the number and instead focus on how I feel. Even though it sucks, exercise time is MY time - I don't have to worry about house chores, work, or other stressors. I sweat like mad, but when I get home I feel really accomplished. Woot.

I've also tried to encourage the hubbs to run/walk with me a few times a week and he has lost around 5 pounds by combining exercise and taking his lunch to work! So proud of him!

My Diabetes has also been holding steady and I've finally worked out some of the kinks to make Diabetes and exercise play nice together.

Side note: I'm going to work around noon today since I have a class that will go until 9:30pm, so I decided to take a run in the morning (I prefer after the the sun goes down, but I won't have that luxury tonight). I was surprised when Ween didn't meet me at the door, but then I found her like this:


PS: That picture really had nothing to do with exercise, but everyone can use some cute wiener dog pics!

Comments

  1. Great job! 4 pounds is a great achievement! I think you should make a sticker chart and put one up every time you run so you can have a visual of your awesomeness. It's way more fun than looking at a scale :)

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    1. Ok, confession here...I've been using My Fitness Pal which also ties in Map My Run and I pull up the "report" charts on almost a daily basis. This engineering mind is motivated by handy, inspiring plots! I feel dumb even saying that...but I bet you understand Geneva ;-)

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  2. Go to the grocery store and look at 4 pounds of hamburger and just think that used to be on you but now it's gone! Congratulations!

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  3. I am so proud of both of you!! Love you Pam

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