Tag Archives: exercise

Tis the Holidaze

I need to learn to JUST MAKE THE COFFEE and not eat cookies and candy with every cup!  Friends, I wish you well as you prepare for the Christmas season. Advertisements

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A summer morning walk

Come along and walk with me!  I’m trying to get back in shape.  A 15-minute walking mile is my goal.  Two miles in 30 minutes with a short warm-up and cool-down added on.  40 minutes or less and done!  So, … Continue reading

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Sigh….NO baby goats, yet.

 Seriously…Miss Gertie, who I thought would not make it to Christmas without kidding is now kidding me!  Yesterday was the due date for she and Posey … and it came and went and turned February 5th with no kids.  I … Continue reading

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Take this, Jillian Michaels!

Well, I’ve done it again.  In an attempt to simplify my life … I made it more difficult! It’s December – Christmas prep, shortened daylight hours, more cumbersome chores, etc. I decided to abbreviate a workout session in lieu of … Continue reading

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Angry Hams

Saturday I royally ticked off my hamstrings.  They took revenge by restricting and contracting.  My morning walk, a fast clip for an hour including a steep hill, followed by a lot of bending-over-weeding of flower beds made me realize on … Continue reading

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Heat Advisory vs Exercise

A heat advisory is a good reason not to exercise.  Well, exercise outside anyway.  The way Summer 2012 has gone, it would be easy to never exercise.  Which is sorta what I have done. Normally, I retire the treadmill and … Continue reading

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High Horses and Other Cowboy Philosophy

“Someone needs/got knocked off their high horse.” “Pull yourself up by the bootstraps.” “Success is getting back on the horse one more time than you fall off.” “Cowboy up.” “My heroes have always been cowboys.” “True Grit.” Have you heard … Continue reading

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