Last week I was excited for our morning walks every day, except Saturday because it is my rest day so I didn’t go. I was afraid I wouldn’t want to go today either because once you stop it’s harder to start again. The key is not to think about it very much, I just got … Continue reading Three miles and a new gym
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…
I just finished walking and running for an hour on my treadmill. Well, it was more like walking for 57 minutes and running for three, but whatever, I walked for an hour. As I walked for the last few minutes, even though I was tired of walking, I was happy. I thought there must be … Continue reading So that’s why I’m happy
As I mentioned last week I started Focus T-25 for the second time. I'm only half way into a 10 routine and during my workout I was wondering why I'm doing this to myself. This thought often comes to mind when I get tired, when I want to stop, but I keep pushing myself because … Continue reading I won’t give up, I’m doing the best I can
I made it through the first five weeks of Focus T-25! Those first five weeks were the Alpha version, which I supposed were a little bit easier than the second part of the program, which is Beta. Today I started the five weeks of Beta and I was right, this second part is harder. It's … Continue reading Focus T25: Beta
I'm very happy to say I survived the first week of Focus T25 and it was not easy. I've been tired every day since last Monday and it's not tired sleepy, it's tired like, I don't think I can get up. This hasn't kept me from getting up and following my usual routine, but it … Continue reading First week of Focus T25- Done!
So today I had the guts to ask if they got my application for a job at the gym. They had and the woman I asked actually had it in her hands among other applications. I asked her at the right time because the manager was right there and I was able to sit down … Continue reading Last minute interview
I recently made a change in my life, I left the gym I joined after I was done with my therapies. I had ups and downs at the gym, periods of time when I went frequently and really enjoyed it and times when I was bored, couldn't go that frequently and didn't really feel like … Continue reading Workout videos vs. Gym
Yesterday was a long day for me, and now I'm paying for that. I started the day at the gym at 8 am, that was the gym without air conditioner in the summer, near desert heat we're living with in Puerto Rico right now. (The power was out.) After the gym I came home, changed … Continue reading This morning I woke up feeling like I had a hangover
Anyone who reads my blog, even they just read it once, knows that I have no problem talking about my accident. Even if I don't remember what really happened during my recovery or I don't know what happened because I wasn't conscious at the time and confuse the stories I have been told, I am … Continue reading Don’t tell Unstoppable Maria she’s just making excuses
I ran for fifteen minutes today and I am both proud and regretting it. I'm proud of myself because I haven't been running that much and I barely worked out last week and this week. I'm also surprised I could do this; I almost quit 5 minutes in, then seven, then ten, but once I … Continue reading Ouch
At the end of August my Fitbit Charge began to break, I had only had it for about seven months and the wrist band started peeling out, then the button on the right and the piece that held it fell out too. I hadn't done anything except wear it everyday. I didn't know if I … Continue reading My new Fitbit is here!
Today was rainy and a little cold (not cold as in freezing but cold as in you're not sweating when you walk outside) in San Juan. To recharge batteries after the long weekend this is just what I needed to start the week. I rested after going to the gym this morning so I'm still … Continue reading Recharging batteries
For the last like three weeks I have been going to the X-Bike class I talked about the first time I went and it's going pretty well. I'm getting used to it and the people in the class as well as the teacher, are all really nice. I don't feel intimidated anymore, but today there … Continue reading Pay more attention
I have been trying to keep my promise of staying active and going to the gym and I have even been making my own workout routines; today I made three new ones, it's time to change. But yesterday I finally decided to be brave and go to a class I had been wanting to go … Continue reading No pain, no gain, 1 year and 4 months!