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biscottibody59 - Monday Nov 10, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Happy Monday!

Exercise: Housework

Sleep: 6.5 hrs

Water: 45ish oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Wt Trng

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/10/2014:
Happy Monday to you. Another cloudy day. Have a good day.


thinkpositive on 11/10/2014:
Hope it was a good day for you.



biscottibody59 - Sunday Nov 09, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Gotta love those deadlifts--especially when my muscle tells me it got worked. It's a start. Another day of rest from wt trng won't kill me, but I must commit to something (again:-) tomorrow.

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 55 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/09/2014:
Have a great evening.


museumgirl on 11/09/2014:
One day at a time :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 11/09/2014:
re your comment...I was thinking you might be on a different track than me regarding weights ;)


thinkpositive on 11/09/2014:
Having a plan is progress.



biscottibody59 - Saturday Nov 08, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Yesterday I got in a short wt trng workout--woo-hoo!

Exercise: Airdyne 12 min;
Wt Trng (8# Dumbbells--except pushups):
Shoulder Press (3 sets)
Bent-knee pushup (2 sets)
Deadlift (2 sets)
Biceps Curl (2 sets)

Sleep: 8 hrs

Water: 34 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/08/2014:
I am amazed at your routines. You are an inspiration what you do would kill me. LOL Keep up the good job.

biscottibody59 on 11/08/2014:
Thanks--but I'm actually in the worst shape I've been in since about age 40 (I'm 55).

Anyone can do wt trng!


Horn_Of_Plenty on 11/09/2014:
ohhh how I miss weight training...the best exercise to shape your body. honestly, if there is one most important exercise for making your body look nice in and out of clothing, it's weights.

biscottibody59 on 11/09/2014:
Vanity's down on the list for me of late. I'm just wanting to establish a routine I can live with so I can maintain lean muscle, keep my bones healthy and strong and have a strong immune system for the rest of my life.

I hear you though:-)



biscottibody59 - Friday Nov 07, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

I guess if it takes baby (embryonic even--haha) steps, I will commit to wt training again. If I fall off, I'll try to get back on again quickly rather than putting it out of my mind. If all I can do is a minimal workout, well I'll just have to accept that. That's that. Not doing anything for weeks is just about as bad for me as never doing anything.

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 6.5 hrs

Water: 34 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Some Wt Trng

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/07/2014:
Baby steps is the best way to start sometimes. Good Luck Have a great evening.


museumgirl on 11/07/2014:
Anything is better than nothing. Good luck!



biscottibody59 - Thursday Nov 06, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Sunny, but a bit too cool for my taste--but yeah--sunny for a change of pace!

Exercise: Airdyne 11 min; Partial Mini Boot Camp

Sleep: 6.5 hrs

Water: 32 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

Maria7 on 11/06/2014:
Wow! 151! You are doing FANTASTIC!!! :-)


puddles on 11/06/2014:
It is cool - will have to dig up some heavier clothes soon. I seem to be refusing to go there yet. Have a great evening.


museumgirl on 11/07/2014:
You are an inspiration to me :) You're doing great.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Nov 05, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Happy Wednesday!

Exercise: Shopping with cart abt 60 min; Housework 45 min

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 40 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/05/2014:
Sounds like you are having a good day.



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Nov 04, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

I'm down 2# on my weigh-in today.

Hmm--there's this liquidy stuff falling from the sky--been falling for quite awhile now--not sure what to make of it--haha!

Exercise: Housework 1.5 hrs

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 48 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

Progress as of today: 38 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

Jezebel on 11/04/2014:
Congratulations on your 2 pound loss.


puddles on 11/04/2014:
Congrats you are certainly working your program well. Have a great rainy day. I call it liquid sunshine.


museumgirl on 11/04/2014:
Congrats on the weight loss!


Soon2BThin on 11/05/2014:
It looks like you're doing great. Good to "see" you.



biscottibody59 - Monday Nov 03, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

Happy Monday!

I updated the challenge results in the previous entry. Enjoy your day all!

Exercise: Some Housework

Sleep: 5 hrs

Water: 30 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/03/2014:
Happy Monday to you also.


OhioRaven on 11/03/2014:
Have a Happy Day.



biscottibody59 - Sunday Nov 02, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 2: I did well--didn't quite hit the cardio goal or the water goal. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 3: No goals met. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 4 & 5: All goals died on the vine, though today is still Day 5, so I may be able to pull something out worth counting as a win:-) I didn't do too badly on water yesterday. *** UPDATE 11.3 *** Nothing to write home about--no goals met for Day 5.

These short challenges always yield some lessons for me. I know I'm on the right track with the challenge goal food. The one thing I badly need is some wt trng--I won't go on about it, but if you read me, you know how I feel about it. My age 55 body (such as it is) bears no resemblance to me at any age of the last 40 years ending in a "5." I better stop before I begin to whine any more than that.

I had another entry prepared, but it kinda goes off on a couple of my pet tangents, so this will have to suffice for now:-)

Like a friend's outgoing VM msg used to say simply, "You know what to do!"

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 8 hrs

Water: 52 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/02/2014:
Tomorrow is another day. Have a good evening.



biscottibody59 - Saturday Nov 01, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 2: I did well--didn't quite hit the cardio goal or the water goal. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 3: No goals met. I did well on my food--apple, oats, a little peanut butter (just nuts, nothing added) on the apple, quinoa, tomatoes, onions, beets--until I had a chance to go out for pizza. I haven't had pizza in forever, so I indulged. It can be a big trigger for giving up on it all for me, but I don't anticipate that happening today. I need to see the walls of a grocery store pretty badly, so I'll get some fruits (for one) that I hope can help derail any thought of going off track again today.

Exercise: Airdyne 16 min; Jog in Place abt 2 min

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 48 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Yard Work; Housework

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/01/2014:
Pizza is a big one for me also. Better days ahead. Have a great day.


museumgirl on 11/01/2014:
Oh, pizza sounds so good! We had some 2 or 3 weeks ago and it was amazing. Glad you enjoyed the indulgence :)



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