Six days!

I did it, I exercised for six days straight. I completed my six days of exercising this morning on the stationary bike. I didn’t push myself too hard but I did exercise for 45 minutes. I think that’s good enough for the sixth day. Tomorrow is my well deserved rest day before I get started … Continue reading Six days!

Setting goals

The first week of blogging after exercising has been a success. I have been able to work out every day this week. I didn’t blog last night but I did exercise. And finally today, when I was tired and just wanted to be lazy, I decided to get up and walk to at least let … Continue reading Setting goals

Morning workout

Exercising in the morning is the best. This forces you to wake up and then you can just rest when you come home from work. This morning I finished working out before I had lunch and before I went to work, so now that I’m tired I don’t have anything to worry about, I can’t … Continue reading Morning workout

It worked!

I was right when I said I was going to regret saying that I would write about my workouts to force myself to exercise. I didn’t want to walk when I got home from work but I didn’t want to quit on the second day. That’s the complete opposite of unstoppable. Today I got on … Continue reading It worked!

Can’t quit, won’t quit

The first few days after I did the virtual 5k in September I was really tired so I decided to take it easy for a couple of days. A couple of days turned into a whole week and after that I just exercised a few times a week, I just walked and didn’t do anything … Continue reading Can’t quit, won’t quit

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

Three miles in less than an hour

I did it, I walked for three miles in less than an hour! Well, it was 56 minutes and 44 seconds and that’s less than 60 minutes even if just 3 minutes and 56 seconds less. Today I also walked at home but I didn’t use the treadmill, I did walking videos on YouTube. Each … Continue reading Three miles in less than an hour

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

My first virtual 5k

I haven’t done a 5k in a very long time and with the pandemic I didn’t think there would be any anytime soon. Then I heard that some people from work were doing a virtual 5k. In my head this meant walking in front of your computer for three miles, but that’s not the only … Continue reading My first virtual 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…

Blogging for National Insurance Agents

A couple of weeks before the pandemic hit and isolation began, I was hired as a blogger for National Insurance Agents. They are an insurance agency licensed in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida which specializes in suplemental health, critical illness, funeral expense and life insurance products. Since I started writing this blog I have been … Continue reading Blogging for National Insurance Agents

Day forty something in quarantine, what else can I do?

When the quarantine started I promised myself I would organize my closet during this time I couldn't leave my house. I thought I would be so bored staying home all day that I would be happy to organize my closet and have something to do. I never did it during those first two weeks like … Continue reading Day forty something in quarantine, what else can I do?

This weekend I painted

Last week I wanted to paint something, anything really. I started with a bottle, when that didn’t work, I moved on to a coloring book. This weekend I went bigger, I painted my apartment walls. It really wasn’t anything drastic, I didn’t want to change the color or paint the whole room, just a few … Continue reading This weekend I painted

5 years seizure free!

I made it another year! I’m five years seizure free! This would be a great reason to go out for dinner to celebrate and we have on past years but sadly we can’t this year. The best and safest way to celebrate is staying home but this doesn’t stop me from being incredibly happy! Five … Continue reading 5 years seizure free!

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