Finished the virtual 5CAP!

Today was the day I had been looking forward to for weeks. I had been training and I thought I was ready but I didn’t count on one thing, a very small detail. We were starting at 6 so I had to get up between 5 and 5:15 am. I was still half asleep as … Continue reading Finished the virtual 5CAP!

Almost three miles

After resting yesterday, I want back to trying to complete the three miles today. Today I tried something new; I have been trying something different almost everyday. I decided I wanted to do something different for each mile today, so three different exercises. First I walked/ran on the treadmill. Here I did one mile in … Continue reading Almost three miles

Getting ready for the 5k

Today I decided to start getting ready for the 5k I signed up for last week. This means walking for a lot longer than just thirty minutes which is what I usually do. It took me 113 minutes to walk 3.33 miles on the treadmill. That’s too much; last time I did a 5k I … Continue reading Getting ready for the 5k

I’ve been thinking…

My family seems to worry every time I say something that starts with the phrase “so, I’ve been thinking...” This phrase is sometimes followed by something random I’ve been wondering about that really shouldn’t worry anybody; it’s just a question. Then there are the times that I’ve come up with a change I want to … Continue reading I’ve been thinking…

All I needed was a little silence

At first I found it pretty weird that I was a pretty consistent writer during those two months in quarantine. I always found inspiration while I was at home all day yet I was out of it pretty soon after I started working again in mid May. I didn’t know what happened, why I had … Continue reading All I needed was a little silence

Social distancing: Day 1

As of last night, Puerto Rico is in quarantine and will be for at least two weeks. The governor had to take these drastic measures to ensure the safety of the island and although this will be tough on our already weak economy, it has to be done for the safety of the Puerto Rican … Continue reading Social distancing: Day 1

A day in San Juan

I thought our Sunday walk would not be that long today because we walked with Indy and Sandy yesterday and it looked like it was going to rain today. We first did the Paseo de la Princesa and El Morro walk, which seemed shorter today. Maybe it was because we had already done it, maybe … Continue reading A day in San Juan

Let’s go on another walk

We did it, we walked again this weekend; first on Saturday night night then again on Sunday morning. Both days we walked in Old San Juan but we took different routes, we don’t want to get bored of the same thing. It was a little difficult on Saturday night because we had to go up … Continue reading Let’s go on another walk

Our new stationary bike

A couple of years ago I took a spinning class at the gym for a while. It was a lot of fun and a great workout but I hadn't done spinning or been on an exercise bike since I stopped the gym. In fact, I haven't even ridden a real bicycle in over ten years. … Continue reading Our new stationary bike

Who doesn’t like a morning walk?

I never liked morning walks or mornings when I was young, but as I got older and things changed in my life I now like doing things like walking and exercising in the morning. So when my parents wanted me to go on a walk with them to Old San Juan I said yes. They … Continue reading Who doesn’t like a morning walk?

We got the treadmill!

Remember that treadmill I mentioned not that long ago that we wanted? Well, my mom and I found it yesterday. We walked into Sam's Club and there it was waiting for us; it was exactly what we wanted, a good price, small and foldable and a well known brand. I even looked it up on … Continue reading We got the treadmill!

Getting a treadmill

I started doing some very serious, in depth research on a very important topic that may change the way my parents and I live our lives. I am very excited to embark on this journey so I decided to jump right in and learn as much as a could about treadmills. We have decided we … Continue reading Getting a treadmill

A pain in the neck

I don't know what happened but I have this unexplainable pain in the neck, literally, my neck hurts. I'm sure it could be explained but I really have no idea what I did or what happened. At first the pain felt like I had hit myself from a fall or something. Then I remembered that … Continue reading A pain in the neck

Good morning!

Last night I decided to do something I have been thinking about for a long time but I just couldn't get myself to do: wake up earlier to work out. I didn't think I would wake up, I have set the same goal before and haven't heard the alarm, but I miraculously did it today! … Continue reading Good morning!

Stop making excuses, you’re unstoppable

After a month of being extremely tired after work, today I decided it was enough. I had stopped working out when I got a job because I don't have time first thing in the morning and I just didn't feel like doing anything when I come home from work, but I decided to stop making … Continue reading Stop making excuses, you’re unstoppable