Friday, June 26, 2009

No More Pity Party

So, just went without the computer for a week - and it was pretty awesome. I suddenly found the time to read a book I'd been meaning to read for a while (Eat, Pray, Love), I got a couple of projects done around the house, I read LOTS of books to boy#3, and I was able to pull myself out of a serious funk that came about for no GOOD reason.

First, Eat, Pray, Love is a really good book (despite the fact that I resent when something I'm interested in winds up on Oprah - I don't like being a minion). I was in such a crappy, feeling-sorry-for-myself-little-snit; and this book met me right where I wanted it to. I've been putting too much energy into feeling overwhelmed lately, and that is total crap.

It's pretty late, so I'll update more in the morning. Have a good night.

Monday, June 15, 2009

30 27 Days of Exercise in June: Still Going

Let's keep the ball rolling and see 7 days of activity this week.

Mon, June 15: Gilad's Bodies in Motion and Total Body Sculpt w/ Gilad Did I do it? Yes I did! Kickboxing and TBS back, chest, abs, thighs. Arms aren't sore from yesterday's Cathe workout.
Tues, June 16: Yoga Did I do it? Yup. Inhale w/ Steve Ross
Wed, June 17: Run/walk 5 miles, upper body Did I do it? Too much rain for the run, so 1 hr on mini trampoline plus a bit of abs.
Thurs, June 18: Jillian Michaels Banish Fat, Boost Metabolism Did I do it? Nah, but I did do 30 min of yoga.
Fri, June 19: Short Run, yoga Did I do it? Stuck inside w/ storms & rain, so Gilad's Bodies in Motion and Total Body Sculpt w/ Gilad
Sat, June 20: bike ride, yoga Did I do it?
Sun, June 21: Yoga, Run, or Cathe - depends on T's Father's Day requests Did I do it?

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Yay Pens!

...So excited that the Pens won the Stanley Cup 'n'at!

Monday, June 8, 2009

30 27 Days of Exercise in June

Okay. Last week didn't work out as well as planned, but I am going to work out every day for the remainder of June. I finally made a schedule to see how well I can follow an actual plan from week-to-week without having to rebel against myself.

Mon, June 8: Gilad's Bodies in Motion and Total Body Sculpt w/ Gilad Did I do it? Yes I did! Kickboxing and Total Body Workout II
Tues, June 9: Run/ walk 5 miles, yoga Did I do it? I did it! 5 mile run and 30 minutes of yoga.
Wed, June 10: Jillian Michaels Banish Fat/Boost Metabolism, yoga Did I do it? Yes I did! Fitness trail w/ kids, Jillian Michaels, then 30 minutes of yoga. I'm exhausted today.
Thurs, June 11: Fitness Trail, and 50 states or playground sprints Did I do it? Sort of, too rainy, so went for Bodies in Motion and Total Body Sculpt. Abs are actually a bit sore today. The first time in a while.
Fri, June 12: Kick, Punch and Crunch, yoga Did I do it? Mostly. Cathe's Kick, Punch, and Crunch after Pens game because I worried that turning the game off would mean that they'd lose.
Sat, June 13: arms/upper body, yoga Did I do it? Yoga (Crane sequence) and Cathe Friedrich's Stretch Max 1
Sun, June 14: bike ride (16 miles minimum) Did I do it? Yeah, Forgot that T had a triathlon at Belle Isle today, so no bike ride. Instead ran three miles, and one hour of biceps and triceps. I haven't worked my arms that well in a while - I think that I'll be hurting tomorrow.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

30 Days of Exercise in June

So, I'm starting June off with a bit of a challenge for myself. I plan on finding some way to fit in exercise everyday in June, even if it means only 30 minutes of yoga. Last week was a bit of a disaster with exercise, I let myself slack off for almost the entire week.

So this week, I'll be logging my exercise weekly, and editing posts to records the week's activity.

1:Jillian Michaels Banish Fat, Boost Metabolism
2:5 mile run/walk, Cathe Friedrich Pyramid Upper Body
3:50 states and capitals, Total Body Sculpt w/ Gilad

Wah-wah, totally skipped the next three days - but wound up in a frenzy of painting, upholstering, planting and shopping for things to get the house looking more homey.
7:30 minutes of pilates. Might start adding more pilates because I felt really good afterward.