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grannyannie - Tuesday Oct 06, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.4

Big day out. Picking up groceries in town. How exciting! LOL.

Had my weekly beers yesterday and much more than my quota. And extra popcorn and rice cakes.  It was a very tough day emotionally. 

So my weekly calories are way off and I’ll just stick to 1100-1200 daily for the rest of the week and start over again Sunday with weekly total.

I was very sore last night and this morning. I did a lower body muscle workout yesterday including about 5 mins of step aerobics. So whatever I did was not good. Feels like a really tight corset from under my arms and nearly down to my waist. 

B: porridge, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, quinoa bar

L:  6 veg salad with chicken breast and cheddar, clementine

D:  Indian curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic, or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total: 1205

 

Progress as of today: 5.6 lbs lost so far, only 20.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 10/06/2020:
My.big exciting day, once a week, is picking up groceries at Walmart, Preferred shopping myself, but can’t get the 5% off unless I order online and pickup. Still go inside, but only for a few things.

Had a stepper once, never used it much.

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
I never liked the stepper. I like the elliptical and the spin bike and treadmill and rower.

I used to do pickup but also do inside for certain items they didn't have online. But now I can get it all online. But I'm tempted to go inside once a week so I can bag my own berries and tomatoes properly. I found heavy stuff on top of my tomatoes this week and often have squished raspberries.

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
Oh, I did step aerobics not a step machine. I just have one step.


Donkey on 10/06/2020:
Oh my, your description of your pain does not sound pleasant at all! Light stretching? Heat?

I'm glad to got through yesterday, and your plan for the rest of the week sounds good.

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
I did light stretching then took an ibuprofen with my lunch which helped.

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
Anyway, this pain is nothing compared what I felt the first 5 or 6 weeks.


Jacky82020 on 10/06/2020:
Hated the stepper, but the husband still uses it

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
I used to use it at the gym when I first joined, but really didn't like it. And when I still went to the gym they only had one and hardly anybody every used it.

Bought this step years ago but used it for muscle work. But since I'm stuck here I looked at some step aerobics videos online to get ideas to make it more fun. Was doing that when I crashed bike. So I'll get back it soon I hope.


Maria7 on 10/06/2020:
We all have to take a day off now and again. Hope your day is better today, Annie. Hubby and I were sitting outside on the front porch early this morning and I was telling him about what you went through earlier this year. We just had a neighbor to pass with Covid 19.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/06/2020:
sounds like good eats!!!!

i don't do so well with popcorn ... sometimes it doesn't fill me!


Maria7 on 10/07/2020:
Hope you are having a good morning. I am up 'late', so it is nite-time over here. Just wanted to say hello.



grannyannie - Monday Oct 05, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.4

I'm going to try to resist the scale and have put it in the guest room. My goal is to wait until Nov 1st.

Exercise bike 30 mins. 3 sets of 10 each lunges, squats, calf lifts. Some aerobics with minimal arm use and no weights. Still sore but I only notice it when there is pressure on that part of my back.   

6 months today since I lost my son. This might be my beer day.

Edit: this is a beer day and also I will not be counting today. Besides grief I am furious at a certain politician as it relates to my son. 

B: porridge w/berries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  6 veg salad with chicken breast and cheddar

D:  Leftover Massman curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic, or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total: 1135 (6388 remaining for the week)

 

 

Progress as of today: 5.6 lbs lost so far, only 20.4 lbs to go!

thinkpositive on 10/05/2020:
Good for you - not getting on the scale. Looks like you have a good plan . Glad you are feeling better.

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thanks! So much better than I was.


Coffee&Calories on 10/05/2020:
Annie, I am so incredibly sorry to read that you lost your son. My whole heart breaks for you. I hope you're doing okay. XO

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
It's not as raw as it was 6 months ago, but still incredibily difficult. He had Covid.


Donkey on 10/05/2020:
(((hugs))) I applaud you for taking care of yourself emotionally today. (((hugs))) again, and then some more.

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thanks. Needs hugs.


Maria7 on 10/05/2020:
Bless your heart, Annie. Thoughts and prayers with you today.

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thanks Maria.


legcramps on 10/05/2020:
Sending hugs... I am so sorry for all the emotions you are going through

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thank you, legs.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/05/2020:
good idea with putting the scale aside...it can be frustrating when looking at it too often!

sending you a hug...we will get thru this!

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thanks. I know I will eventually.


Maria7 on 10/05/2020:
Still thinking about you, Annie. Hang in there.

grannyannie on 10/06/2020:
Thank you Maria. Better this morning.



grannyannie - Sunday Oct 04, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.4

Weigh in day: 165.4 - 1 lb down from last Sunday, but 0.4 more than Thursday. Sigh.

8600 calories for the week.  1 beer this week.

Yesterday I did exercise bike for 30 mins, 1 set of 10 each of lunges, squats and calf lifts. I’ll do the same again only increase to 2 sets and for calf lifts I’ll do 4 sets.  No weights. 

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  6 veg salad with chicken breast and cheddar

D:  Leftover Massman curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic, or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total: 1106 (7494 remaining for the week)

Some photos from a previous bike ride in another area of our county:

 

This one is in an area packed with neolithic sites (5000+ years old) - Kilmartin Glen

 

 

 

Progress as of today: 5.6 lbs lost so far, only 20.4 lbs to go!

coffee&calories on 10/04/2020:
Those pictures!!! So beautiful

grannyannie on 10/04/2020:
Thanks! Gorgeous place to bike ride peacefully.


Donkey on 10/04/2020:
Yes, I think I would bike these too. I was going to say "walk" but then I realized that walking doesn't cover the distance too well. If I lived there, I'd be doing some serious biking outdoors. For these roads that are in the photos, are cars and autos courteous of bikers and pedestrians? Or is it more like the German autobahn, "save yourself, I'm in a big hurry".

grannyannie on 10/04/2020:
Most cars are very considerate of bicycles because there are so many here. The pics I posted were two 40-50 miles per day bike rides (we stayed in a local B & B). But we do have pedal assisted electric bikes which makes it much easier.


Donkey on 10/04/2020:
Also meant to say, I think you're at an ideal point to drop a couple of more pounds. I find that when the body starts wavering a bit on the numbers, it's trying to "decide" if it can let go of the weight. Stay the course, my friend!

grannyannie on 10/04/2020:
Thanks! I've decided to put the scale away in a guest room and won't get on it until Nov 1. It's too disheartening to work hard and the scale doesn't move enough.


Maria7 on 10/04/2020:
What a beautiful place you live at over there in Scotland! Thanks for the photos! Congrats on being -1 for the week!!! SMILE!

grannyannie on 10/04/2020:
Yes, it's gorgeous! Thanks!


happy-1 on 10/04/2020:
BEAUTIFUL. Good, strong, positive mindset!

grannyannie on 10/05/2020:
Thanks!



grannyannie - Saturday Oct 03, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.0

Exercise bike today and I’ll try the lunges and squats and calf lifts I had planned to do yesterday. 

Laundry but otherwise lazy day.

B: porridge w/berries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  6 veg salad with chicken breast and cheddar

D:  massaman curry with chicken, veggies, potatoes

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic, or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total: 1054 (surplus of about 21 cals this week!)  Ha!

 

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 20 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 10/03/2020:
Enough Cals for a few big dill pickles!

grannyannie on 10/03/2020:
LOL. Looking forward to starting over again tomorrow.


KathyBlue on 10/03/2020:
That dinner sounds delicious. I love curry. I have to do it myself!

grannyannie on 10/03/2020:
Husband cooks all different kinds of curries.


innerpeace on 10/03/2020:
Love lazy days! Have a great day.

grannyannie on 10/03/2020:
I did work out first and laundry, then lazy!


Donkey on 10/03/2020:
What is your weather today? I loved that picture you shared of the path/road along the lake (loch). I think I'd walk/bike/jog that thing as often as I could.

grannyannie on 10/03/2020:
Gorgeous yesterday but mostly cloudy and drizzly today. I love to bike that road. It's actually a sea loch, not a lake as it's not enclosed and is saltwater and has big tides.


Maria7 on 10/03/2020:
Happy that you are feeling better.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/03/2020:
good plans, good eats. nice job doing some leg exercises. I don't do mine as often as i should, but, i plan to do them Monday or so ;)


happy-1 on 10/04/2020:
Hugs. Love your consistency.



grannyannie - Friday Oct 02, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.0

I had 1 beer yesterday. 

Was busy rearranging furniture and dusting unseen places in the living room yesterday since hubby had ordered a recliner as well since he liked mine, so I didn’t workout. But now we are both happy.

Sunny today so taking a drive to a brewery we love. It’s about 56 miles roundtrip.  We’ll sit outside and I'll have ½ pint and pick up a variety of their awesome beers/ales.  I guess I’ll have one beer a week - that’s the plan anyway.  It’s a lovely drive to the brewery with forests, countryside and 3 lochs that we pass. 

I’ll be almost exactly my weekly calorie allowance at the end of tomorrow. 

B: porridge w/berries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  pb and set honey on 1 slice of bread

D:  massaman curry with chicken, veggies, potatoes

S:  packet of popcorn, 1 beer plus the ½ pint at the brewery 

Drinks: diet tonic, or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total: 1379 (1075  remaining for the week)

 

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 20 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 10/02/2020:
Dang, your menu sounds terrific!

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
Grateful for my husband who likes to cook!


innerpeace on 10/02/2020:
I'm glad I don't like beer! Sounds like a wonderful trip, enjoy your day!

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
I wish I didn't like it! We had a nice day.


Donkey on 10/02/2020:
His and hers recliners! Love it!

Your Sunday adventure sounds like fun! And I like your plan to have a beer a week. Everything in moderation.

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
Our adventure was today. Very nice. Hope I can stick to one beer a week. If I stick to weekly calories I'll just have to.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/02/2020:
Well, I have to second everything Donkey said!!!

How cute, both of you reading in a recliner ;) haha

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
Yes, reading or watching tv. And very comfy.


Jacky82020 on 10/02/2020:
I have a weakness for champagne myself. 600 cal in a 24 oz bottle

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
Ouch! I'm not a fan of champagne but I do like a wine that isn't too dry.


happy-1 on 10/04/2020:
I love that you stuck to your guns and your recliner is still yours and not now his!



grannyannie - Thursday Oct 01, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 165.0

Exercise bike and/or go for a walk since it's going to be dry today. Will try to gently do some lunges and squats and calf lifts. No floor exercises of course and no weights.

Was curious so got on the scale this morning as I felt like I'd lost.  Down 1.4 lbs since Sunday. 

My weekly sandwich day!  

Got hungry yesterday afternoon so had a rice cake. So had to recalculate but if I stick to calories until Saturday I’ll have 362 cals surplus which I intend to use. 

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  egg salad sandwich

D:  massaman curry (chicken, veggies, potatoes)

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total:  1251 (2624 remaining for the week)

Dug out some photos of our area I took a few years ago. 

This is from the hill and forest behind our house: 

 

Just down the road from us:

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 20 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 10/01/2020:
Great progress on the woeful loss. Love your photos. Always wanted a house with a water view, but it was not to be. Always crowded in and too expensive.

grannyannie on 10/01/2020:
I had 165 as a goal for Sunday morning, so I'm pleased.

Our peninsula is too inconvenient for people so homes aren't nearly as expensive as those in other areas.


Donkey on 10/01/2020:
Well done on your weight loss! 6 pounds overall - that's great!

I wouldn't mind living on the water. I picture my daughter probably doing that, some day. Around here, though, there's substantial flooding concerns with houses along the lake and river.

grannyannie on 10/01/2020:
Thanks! Happy with my progress.

We could never flood. Aside from our house being a bit uphill, the water is a sea loch and flows into the Atlantic. So the ocean would have to rise substantially!

I could never live inland again after 20 years on the water.


Jacky82020 on 10/01/2020:
Yep!


legcramps on 10/01/2020:
Some beautiful views for sure! I think if I lived where you do, I wouldn't want to go back inland either :)

grannyannie on 10/01/2020:
This is the last house I'll ever live in. Many areas and islands here have gorgeous white sandy beaches. That would be a bonus.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/01/2020:
great eats, great photos, great scenery. GREAT LOSS!

nice job, annie, sticking with your goals. excellent exercise too!

grannyannie on 10/02/2020:
Thanks! :)


happy-1 on 10/04/2020:
Beautiful!



grannyannie - Wednesday Sep 30, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 166.4

Exercise bike today and more housework. Rainy all day or I'd go for a walk.

I have the option of 1 slice of bread with pb and set honey when I feel extra hungry on any day this week. Or I might just have one bottle of beer. 

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  6 veg salad w/chicken breast, cheddar, clementine

D:  veg and chicken curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total:  1141 (3925 remaining for the week)

One of my favourite flowers in our garden - aquilega

 

Progress as of today: 4.6 lbs lost so far, only 21.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 09/30/2020:
Such a pretty flower!

grannyannie on 09/30/2020:
Love them. We have them in many colours and they come up in huge numbers.


Donkey on 09/30/2020:
I like how you give yourself a choice of treat. I'd probably put off making a decision lest I change my mind. Whichever you choose, make sure you enjoy every bit of it!

grannyannie on 09/30/2020:
Yes, I will definitely enjoy whichever I decide on! I'm doubting there will be any more outings to outdoor cafes - weather will likely stay cool from now on.


Horn_of_plenty on 09/30/2020:
sounds like a very productive day over there, Annie. you are so much healed compared to a month ago. You should be so overjoyed that your body healed well :)

also, good eats. i've been having a beer / alcoholic beverage a day. satisfies the craving.

grannyannie on 09/30/2020:
It's actually been 8 weeks and no comparison to what it was like the first month. Sore but very manageable except that I still have to be careful.

Checked the calories in the beer I bought for myself and it's only 3.8% so not high cal - only about 150 for the bottle - might have 2!


legcramps on 09/30/2020:
BF bought some alcoholic coolers a few weeks back, they are watermelon flavoured and have Jack Daniels in it. I am astounded at how delicious they taste! It has been difficult not to grab one, especially when I am not going anywhere these days and it would likely put me right to sleep haha! Anyways, we have two left and I'm finding it hard to leave them for when BF can enjoy one with me ;)

grannyannie on 09/30/2020:
There are lots of yummy alcoholic coolers - I'm not a fan of vodka but there is a fruity vodka cooler which is nice.



grannyannie - Tuesday Sep 29, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 166.4

Exercise bike 30 x 1 or 2

My weekly adventure today - going to the car park of our supermarket and waiting for them to load my shopping into the car.  Something new this week - I ordered caramel rice cakes. 

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, caramel rice cake

L:  6 veg salad w/chicken breast, cheddar, clementine

D:  veg and chicken curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total:  1141 (5066 remaining for the week)


Sharing more photos I took of flowers in our garden. 


Progress as of today: 4.6 lbs lost so far, only 21.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
Love it! You take great photos. Just started my Walmart pickup for Friday AM. They didn’t have my 40 pds wild bird seed, but are likely to have it in the store by Friday. We had a few hot days, ~80. Cooling and rainy now, a few leaves falling.

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
Thanks! When I got that dslr camera in 2011 I did photos of every flower in our garden by the month. We have dozens of species from Jan to Sept.


Donkey on 09/29/2020:
I hope you like the caramel rice cakes. I was using those, pre-keto, as a sweet snack at work in the afternoons.

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
They are good, not exactly filling. I used to buy them all the time years ago. Nice to have with coffee mid-late morning. At 51 calories it's better than the quinoa bars I buy for hubby which are 141 cals (and I occasionally eat).


Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
Love the Carmel rice cakes. Should bust out the old canon dslr and photograph my orchids.

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
Yes do! I love orchids!

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
We can't grow orchids here but they have them all over Thailand. Love them!


Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
Mine all live in the house. I do get them to rebloom, must have dozens of plants. But I am too cheap to keep them at the optimum heat, humidity & lighting, so mine don’t do all that great. Spent a while a few years back experimenting with how they dye them bright blue. It was fun. You can’t simply inject the dye into the stem. You have to insert a tiny funnel full of dye into the stem and let it uptake for 24-48 hours. Did that in the bathroom with hi heat and humidity.

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
I'd love some in the house but don't want to ask my neighbour to take care of them while we are gone for long periods. We already have him check on the house and water my weeping fig tree.


Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
Perfectly understandable. I have a great big fig inside too

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
I fill and label tonic water bottles for the 3 months we are gone to Thailand (in a normal year) and he waters it every 2 weeks. Plant food every month.


Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
I’m afraid to feed this one, it’s big enough. But I really should.

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
Mine is huge. I have to cut it or it will take over the dining room!


legcramps on 09/29/2020:
I am going to try the grocery pick-up next time I'm in the city. I haven't tried it there yet, and I think it would help keep me from the larger crowds inside the store. I only hope I actually get what I pay for!

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
I'm happy with all that I can get online from this small town store. I get everything I need most of the time.


Jacky82020 on 09/29/2020:
Mine needs to be trimmed, touches the ceiling. Used to let him summer outside in the shade, but kept him indoors this year.


Horn_of_plenty on 09/29/2020:
great eats, those flowers are so pretty they don't even look real!

grannyannie on 09/30/2020:
Some of my flower photos look 3D or like a painting.



grannyannie - Monday Sep 28, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 166.4

Housework today. Then maybe 30 minutes on the bike. Getting really impatient for this soreness to disappear so I can do normal workouts.  Do NOT want to aggravate the injury. It's been 8 weeks today since I crashed.

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk

L:  6 veg salad w/chicken breast, cheddar, apple

D:  veg and chicken curry

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total:  1165 (6379 remaining for the week)


Sharing some of the photos I took of flowers in our garden a few years ago.

 

 

Progress as of today: 4.6 lbs lost so far, only 21.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 09/28/2020:
Spectacular!

grannyannie on 09/28/2020:
Thanks!


Donkey on 09/28/2020:
Yes, patience is what is called for. Healing WILL come. Difficult, I know.

Your photos are so beautiful!

grannyannie on 09/28/2020:
Thanks. Yea, patience is not one of my strong suits.


Horn_of_plenty on 09/28/2020:
you are lucky, in a way ;), that you have healed so well in 2 months.... :)

grannyannie on 09/29/2020:
The doctor I saw the morning after the crash said I could have pain for months. Gee, thanks doc.



grannyannie - Sunday Sep 27, 2020
(Healthy eating, exercise)
Weight: 166.4

Weigh in this morning. 166.4.  Down 2.8 lbs from last Sunday.  

Exercise bike 30 or 60 minutes. No leaning on handlebar this time. When I am painfree I'm going to do serious workouts 5 days a week! I did two sets of 30 minutes.

Had a really nice visit with my friend yesterday at the outdoor cafe. I had coffee with milk and a small square of delicious lemon drizzle cake. It was a 4 mile walk roundtrip.  

Calories for the week:  8600 (gives me a bit more flexibility than 8400)

B: porridge w/blueberries, tea w/soy

S: coffee w/coconut milk, quinoa bar

L:  6 veg salad w/chicken breast, cheddar

D: Thai green curry with chicken (the last of the huge pot of it)

S:  packet of popcorn

Drinks: diet tonic or iced tea, or low cal fruit drink, lots of water, occasional diet pop, tea

Total:  1228 (7372 remaining for the week)

Not enough colour here yet so I'm sharing one of a previous autumn here. This is from our local Botanic Garden.

 

 

 

Progress as of today: 4.6 lbs lost so far, only 21.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 09/27/2020:
What a picture, looks like a famous painting!

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
It does! I love those red trees but they ended up being cut down because they go some disease. I loved taking a photo of them every autumn.


Jacky82020 on 09/27/2020:
Annie, Do you use a digital camera or your cell?

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
This photo I posted was done on my DSLR camera. But I got tired of lugging it around and mostly use my phone now.


Jacky82020 on 09/27/2020:
Have a nice DSLR camera too, doesn’t get much use these days, Years ago I was really into photography and had a home setup to develop 35mm film and print photos.

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
I got my DSLR in 2011 and was taking photos ALL the time. Love macros of flowers. But then started just using my phone a couple of years ago.

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
I'll post some of my flower photos in our garden. I've take many hundreds of them.


Donkey on 09/27/2020:
Well done on your outing! Lemon cake is a good idea, because the flavor is intense. A little bit can do almost as well as a lot.

I would find an upright bike to be difficult for me, because I really need that back support. Having said that, I'll tell you that I have considered many times getting a spin bike.

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
It was nice cake! And so small it was only about 4 bites. So guilt free.

I love a recumbent bike. I could ride one all day. No room for one. I used to do spin bikes classes, then did it on my own in the gym. Would love one of those at home as you can make so challenging. But the good ones cost thousands.


Jacky82020 on 09/27/2020:
I paid $1500 for a Schwinn studio quality spinner, did a lot of researching. They said it was ok for people down to 4’10”. I am just under 5’2” and can barely use it. Even need a step stool to climb aboard. And it’s uncomfortable, feel like my legs are pulling way down. The husband uses it, so all is not lost.

grannyannie on 09/27/2020:
Not wanting to spend that much. Would be nice to have though. I'm guessing I will feel safe going back to the gym in about a year. Maybe earlier.

Plans were to join a really good gym on next trip to Thailand.


Jacky82020 on 09/27/2020:
Usually easy to find used exercise equipment. People quickly lose motivation and don’t like them taking up space Got my first treadmill used decades ago for $100 and sold it for the same when I upgraded.

grannyannie on 09/28/2020:
Not so easy here right now. It would need to be in my area which is not highly populated. And we're not allowed to across on the ferry to get to the city where it would be easy to find used equipment. We're on partial lockdown again.


Horn_of_plenty on 09/27/2020:
beautiful photo Annie!

next, a 4mi round trip leaves a great opportunity for a refreshing snack :)

good goals.

grannyannie on 09/28/2020:
Yea, no guilt with that small piece of cake!



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