January 30 miles challenge

Life is slowly going back to normal after the holidays, which means taking down Christmas decorations and going back to work. I haven’t started putting away decorations, even though I planned on starting today. I’m not ready to got back to normal just yet, especially since going back to normal will probably mean not having … Continue reading January 30 miles challenge

All day exercising

Today I had all day to do whatever I wanted and I had a few things in mind. Before doing anything else I wanted to exercise and get that done in the morning, then I would have the rest of the day to do everything else. I didn’t do anything else. I started at 10 … Continue reading All day exercising

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

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

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…

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

So that’s why I’m happy

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

Long Day, driving lesson plus Focus T25

Yesterday was a weird day, I wanted to drive since I have improved a lot but something just wasn't right yesterday. I can't blame anyone, not the car, not the Sunday drivers, or the messed up streets, there was something wrong with me, either being tired, nervous or just scared, but I had trouble keeping … Continue reading Long Day, driving lesson plus Focus T25

Sandy and Indy meet “el patio”

I hope everyone had a good Christmas Day! Today, it felt really special to see my puppies enjoying their first Christmas playing with presents my brother got them, but it's even greater seeing them fighting over the same toy, when they got three toys, one squishy for each and a set of chewable Christmas lights … Continue reading Sandy and Indy meet “el patio”

My new Fitbit is here!

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!

Culson, you are a champion

As we all know and have been able to witness this summer, every four years, countries from all over the world send their best athletes to compete and represent them in the Olympic games. Athletes give it all they have in them to make their people proud. They spend four years, day in and day … Continue reading Culson, you are a champion

Why did I say I was going to do this?

Day 3, but i've been working out everyday since Monday so really it's day 4, and I'm feeling it. Not the work, the pain. I am so tired and I can't believe tomorrow I have to go again. Why do I do this? Well, I said on my blog so I don't want to be … Continue reading Why did I say I was going to do this?

Day 1- I’m not quitting

Day one of my new healthy lifestyle went very well. I don't know if I'm doing this right because I'm not on a diet so I ate my cheeseburger and Ruffles chips with sour cream and onion dip for lunch, but the cheeseburger wasn't big. I also went to the gym after that, so that's … Continue reading Day 1- I’m not quitting

Personal record braking time in Walgreens 5k

A few hours ago I completed my 6th 5k in a little over three years. It was a great accomplishment for me, not only because it was the sixth, and I did it all by myself, but because I beat my personal record time. If I remember correctly my fastest time had been 50 or 55 … Continue reading Personal record braking time in Walgreens 5k