Monthly Archives: May 2012

Insomina prevents early morning workouts…

So last night was one of those nights where I could hear every noise in the house, every thought in my head and everything that occurred last night.  Those nights are NOT conducive to an early morning workout!  But that’s

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Apparently the noise an alarm clock makes, makes a difference

You, my dear readers, have undoubtedly seen me write about how I would like to get up and work out in the morning.   In addition I am sure you remember my posting about how much I enjoy my sleep –

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Running and Biking Oh My!

Couple of days to catch up on.. But since I haven’t posted about them it must not have happened right? I decided that it was finally time to face my fear, strap on my running shoes and head out the

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Back at it! Did you miss me?

So, I have been quite quiet as of late!    The good news is that it isn’t due to any unforseen disaster with my Mother in law’s heart surgery.  She is doing AWESOME!  They kicked her out of the hospital earlier than

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Sometimes a change of perspective helps us see what is important.

So for the last 24 hours I have been in the Cardiac Care Center of Wilson Memorial Hospital while my mother in law had a valve replacement done.  The surgery went well and she is recovering nicely.  In fact, the

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New Shoes! New Shoes!

Yesterday’s workout was the cardio recovery Insanity DVD.  As the name suggests it is a “recovery” day, so the workout was a bit different.  Instead of a fast paced high intensity workout, the pace is slower with controlled movements.  Apparently

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The Insanity Continues with a pending shoe delivery!

So last night, I popped in the next DVD for Insanity.  The flavor of the day was Cardio Power Resistance!  Granted I had a break that Shaun T. hadn’t worked into his schedule, but this one seemed significantly easier than

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I have never been so happy to see my Mother in Law.

So, my son’s latest Parlor City Boy Chorus concert was last night Well, before the concert I rushed home after getting the kids so that I could get a workout in.  After a quick change I grabbed a water bottle

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So, in theory I am “allowed” to start running again this weekend. The Podiatrist said I could give it a shot. This leaves me running in the “improper” shoes however, and my new (although still not what the podiatrist ordered – it

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Visit with the Podiatrist

So I posted a brief bit on Facebook about what the podiatrist had to say, but I have been crazy-busy so I wasn’t able to get back here until today. First, I expected one of two (From what I have

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