Thursday Fun

Community Leader
Registered: 04-05-2002
Thursday Fun
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Thu, 04-11-2013 - 7:47am

It's all the mindset, right?  I've been eating really poorly lately and feel it. It's time to get back to eating well (no more impulse popcorn from Costo--two bags of cheese, one of chocolate). It should be easy now that summer fruits are starting to show up.  I'm teaching step conditioning this morning, have aerial silks semi-private and then teaching dance conditioning.  I feel like I'm either working out too much, or not at all.  Balance? Who needs it?






iVillage Member
Registered: 05-08-2006
In reply to: jeanwl
Fri, 04-12-2013 - 5:47pm
This is very nostalgic for me...we are at West Point, where it all began oh those many years ago. I am missing my mother who would be so proud...
Community Leader
Registered: 04-05-2002
In reply to: jeanwl
Fri, 04-12-2013 - 12:58pm

Good luck to your brother! How fun that you get to celebrate all that together!

I hear you on ibu and ice. I was taking advil before skiing and one of the younger women in the group asked me what was wrong. I laughed and said it was like candy to me.






iVillage Member
Registered: 05-08-2006
In reply to: jeanwl
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 9:58pm
Saw that everyone had warm weather yesterday. I would wish for some here but the Boston Marathon is Monday and last year was record breaking heat...two years in a row would be crazy. My brother is returning from the Army on Saturday and running the Marathon Monday...and his birthday is Tuesday...so this weekend is all about him. The daycare story is crazy...we don't have gym day care...I love the people at the gym but they are more like kids than kids sometimes...I think we are a city gym, where people are going around work more than real life...FSN - one place I loved in Nashville was Andrew Jackson's house...but I am a history geek. Opryland was not my thing, but it is pretty...the city is beautiful. Gymrat - feel better...Jean - I hear you on old injuries. Years ago both bones in my arm got broken and I have plates and screws, and a huge scar. I don't have a lot of problems with it, but tonight I was doing bicep curls with a bar and it pushed me right to the limit of where it could turn. But I am grateful that I have almost full range of motion...after months of physical therapy, the therapist told me that they never thought I would get full range...good thing no one told me. Now my foot is a different story...I think it will always hurt. But I try to manage with ibu and ice. I went tothe gym today. One quick minute on the bike,lifting for shoulders, bis, tris, abs, and ran 1.75 miles, 25 minutes. I tried running slower to see if I could run longer without walking, but it didn't make a bigg difference,..so I ran longer to up the calorie count. I only managed three gym visits this week, but I did good cardio and lifting each time.
Community Leader
Registered: 09-25-2003
In reply to: jeanwl
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 6:42pm
Whaaattt?! My Wednesday post is missing...I must not have pressed the right button. (Sigh). Life is so busy, and I am making the most of it. I had a jam-packed work day, and I actually had fun! Purpose if the reason why...I had true, direct objectives that were accomplished. I got work done and OUT. Now, I am pooped, although I think part of it is because I am down to one cup of caffeinated coffee a day. (Yawn). That is a major accomplishment for me. I am trying to force myself to not go to sleep! I have a massage scheduled in the morning, along with a big meeting/appointment in the afternoon with an important customer. Then, I have a ton of stuff to get done this weekend before I get on that plane Monday morning. Although I am tired, it is a good tired since I am getting so much done. B one cup coffee, one cup green smoothie, salad S healthy, non gluten granola bar L small taco salad S no sugar decaf vanilla frappuccino, cheese and crackers D Brussels sprout chips with chopped salad sounds good right about now Dessert. Cosmo
Community Leader
Registered: 04-07-2008
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 11:08am

Wow! I can't believe someone would bring her daycare to the childcare center at the gym. Is that even legal? What if something had happened-who would be responsible?

I think I will check and see if anyone that sits would mind a special needs child. I hadn't thought of that. I may be able get in during the mornings when it's not real busy.

Karla
Community Leader
WALKING
EXERCISE and HEALTHY LIVING

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Registered: 03-15-2004
In reply to: jeanwl
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 9:06am

Karla - The fact that you would even be concerned about taking advantage is wonderful.  I wish more people would be like that.  I can't believe a woman brought her daycare?!?!?!  

I'm feeling somewhat better.  Not sure if I'm going to work out today.  The house needs some cleaning so I may do that and count that as my workout.  I've got one client this morning and a massage this afternoon.  

Community Leader
Registered: 04-05-2002
In reply to: jeanwl
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 8:45am

I love thunder and lightening, especially when I don't have to venture out.  Glad to hear your husband is on the mend.

As bringing a special needs child to the gym day care, you could ask first. Maybe someone enjoys it or has special training so it's not a big deal but if it is crowded, I can see how it might be a difficult. There was one woman at my old gym who brought her home day care.  It was only $1 per child back then, no limit on time, etc. so she spent every day there for an extra long workout, like 2-3 hours, mostly socializing. I always wondered how parents would feel that their kids weren't being watched by the woman.  Anyway, the gym put a stop to it because it was too much for the child care person--it's crowded enough w/out someone leaving a day care!  






Community Leader
Registered: 04-07-2008
In reply to: jeanwl
Thu, 04-11-2013 - 8:25am

It is raining hard here. I laid in bed far too long this morning listening to the thunder and rain. I was so comfortable. 

Hubby is still sick but definitely improving. I am hoping he is up and about tomorrow so I can get to the gym this weekend. I used to drop my kids off in the childcare facility at the gym but I can't do that with her. I don't think it fair to drop a special needs child off with someone who is untrained and just trying to work off her gym membership. 

I may make chicken soup for dinner since hubby seems to be on the mend. I don't want to make anything too heavy. 

Karla
Community Leader
WALKING
EXERCISE and HEALTHY LIVING