Weekly Workout

Tonight I returned to exercise!  It’s been a full month since my surgery to give my pelvic organs a “face lift,” and the doc gave the official thumbs-up to return to yoga, walking, and biking this week.  So, tonight my bones and muscles celebrated by working out with Yolanda Pettinato’s gentle DVD, “Simply Yoga.”  Simply […]

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Working out at Planet Fitness is everything it’s advertised to be!  It’s a “no judgement zone” where you are free to choose cardio, fat burning, stretching, or whatever, and where you receive support to fulfill your goals. Wednesday evening I attended the introductory class in “Designing Your Workout Plan.”  Robert, the personal trainer, asked about […]

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Kathy on October 5th, 2008

Planet Fitness just opened a fitness center here in sunny DeLand, Florida, and I am their newest member! Yup, I joined up Friday afternoon after school. Cost?  $10 per month–actually $10.65 including the tax–plus a $29.00 one-time set-up fee and a $20.00 guarantee of the $10 per month fee for one year.  I signed up […]

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Kathy on July 10th, 2008

It’s been three weeks since I fractured my shoulder in a bicycle accident. At this point, I’m up to an hour per day of exercise while my shoulder mends: 1) Stretching: 5 minutes 2) Stationary bike: 1 mile or 4 minutes 3) Walking, both for exercise and for fresh air and sunshine: 30 minutes 4) […]

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Kathy on February 18th, 2008

What a lovely beach day it was with blue skies and a high of 82! Breakfast: Fruity Protein Shake, 2 pieces of Applesauce Coffee Cake (See Recipes) Exercise: At the beach – Boogie Boarding! Snack: Banana, water Lunch: 2 pieces of Applesauce Coffee Cake, tuna salad, celery & almond butter Snack: 1 piece of Applesauce […]

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Kathy on February 16th, 2008

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. 1 Chronicles 16:34 It’s been a while since I’ve written, but not because I haven’t wanted to. I’ve been tied up with school work, as our state tests are approaching. Also, my dear aunt moved in with us, and we’ve been making […]

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Kathy on January 25th, 2008

After my last 5-K race, I got a strange sort of pain on the top of my right foot. I asked Dr. Bourne, my chiropractor, why the TOP of the foot might be hurting, and he said it’s usually because of a strain to the muscles on the front of the leg. Sure enough, when […]

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