88 total / 0 in 2018

Life-long in-shape athletic body - fell into gluttonous laziness quitting smoking a few years ago. Need to get mySELF back b4 my 13-year-old thinks this IS me!

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Diane logged 88 miles.

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  1. walk
    great short path quick morning walk... 0.84 mi 00:13:37 16:12 pace

    First time back at it since I broke my toe. It has been four weeks and xray on friday showed it to be okay so I don't have to worry about it flinging back into displaced crookedness unless I ... read more

  2. VELO
    alright recumbent bike at home 7.07 mi 00:30 14.1mph pace

    Husband dusted off the recumbent bike for me this morning, and swept off all the spider webs (it's in corner of our screened in porch) and sat down to get the pedals moving, from their creaky ... read more

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      Yeah, something is better than nothing. I'm sorry your toes hurt you. Bad toes! I hope they heal up soon :-)

      over 5 years ago Like

  3. Shared Photo

    Short story: this book was on the floor in the hallway and i came out of the bedroom and accidentally kicked it. RESULTING IN A SEVERELY FRACTURED TOE. What?!?! I wish I was kidding.

    • Diane

      How I *broke my toe* on such a thin book -- granted, a hardback large format, but STILL -- I don't know. I can only think I must have kicked it into the wall and that's where the force came from. It all happened so fast and HURT LIKE HELL. But I went to the gym to weigh in and then to my bowling league and it hurt the whole time and then the first time I stepped up to bowl it hurt so bad I burst into tears.

      over 5 years ago Like

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    • Susanne T.
      Susanne T.

      Oh that sucks! SO sorry and heal quickly!

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

    • Alicyn H.

      Oh no! I am so sorry! Hope you're feeling better soon!

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

  4. walk
    great leisurely walk with hubby on ... 0.84 mi 00:16 19:00 pace

    we weren't going to walk today -- despite our being tentatively scheduled to walk m, w, f -- because i was so tired from the week that I told husband I didn't want to go twice today. Tha... read more

  5. walk
    good Cold morning walk/jog on the ... 0.84 mi 00:13:46 16:23 pace

    I meant to do two loops of the path at a bit slower rate, but it was so windy and cold and dark-sky out (unusual for here) that I had to fit in two or three one-minute jogging bursts just to warm u... read more

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      Great job, Diane! It's so good to see you posting on here. I was really worried about you and your health for a while. I'm glad your able to get out there again :-)

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

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    • Diane

      Tiffany - thanks! I was starting to worry about myself there for awhile. :) Too soon to say for sure (don't want to jinx myself!) but I seem to have re-found the mindset that even if it is just a little bit -- like what I did today -- getting out every day is something I have control over. And that it is mine, for me. With a 13-year-old in the house, it's also nice to feel in some area that I am actually in charge. :P

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

    • Jillian H.
      Jillian H.

      Great workout Diane!

      over 5 years ago Like

  6. FIT
    good Circuit Training and Stretching 00:35

    Ouch. My thighs clearly remember that it has been a LONG TIME since I've done squats. I'm sweaty and gross but feel great. Glad I made myself go because part of me was busy trying to t... read more

  7. Shared Photo

    urban lake walk. It was so lovely and windy out today. We won't have *too* many more nice evenings like that. It will be consistently in the 90s soon.

  8. walk
    good 1.1 mi 00:23 20:29 pace

    Leisurely evening walk with hubby around the urban fishing lake, while the child was in tae kwan do. Beautiful windy evening and it made a good Thank You walk of gratitude for the peacefulness in ... read more

  9. walk
    good 0.8 mi 00:13:44 17:09 pace

    Just a morning walk around the short walking path. I'm determined to do something every day, even if it is just .80 mile at a regular walking pace.

    • Alicyn H.

      Love that attitude! Great job Diane!

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

    • Diane

      Alicyn - I have to fight against a tendency towards "all or nothing" thinking. Like, I had planned/wanted to do 3 miles this morning but as soon as we got the morning going (drop child off at school, etc.) I knew I was too tired to do 3 miles. Generally I then follow that thought with " might as well not do anything." So, I'm determined to thwart that! :)

      over 5 years ago Like

    • Alicyn H.

      That's a great strategy. I am battling similar things with my work hours. It's hard but you're doing great!!

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

  10. walk
    alright Walk/Run on the walking path 1.49 mi 00:25 16:48 pace

    Back at it! I don't know how it got to be mid-April already but here it is. This was one of my walk-shufflejogs. I'm always, afterwards, kind of bummed by how slow the pace is when I s... read more

  11. FIT
    alright XBOX Zumba 00:20

    Hubby got me Zumba Fitness Rush for the days I don't want to go walking because I do like Zumba. But man, this really highlighted how even *more* out of shape I am in because 20 minutes of th... read more

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      Sweet! I can't dance for the life of me, but it sounds like all kinds of fun! Great together time for you two.

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

    • Diane

      Tiffany - it really is fun. And I have to say, it helps when I am pissed at the husband for something because I think "the dude can't do a cha cha cha hip shake for beans and yet he is doing zumba with me" and can't help but know he loves me (whatever he has done to piss me off at the time notwithstanding!). Those kind of moments are really nice to still have after all this time (considering we've been married 16 years and together 23.)

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      Awww, that's so sweet. He must really love you. Congrats on being together for so long. It's rare these days. We just hit 12 years on St. Patty's day :-)

      over 5 years ago Like1 person

  12. FIT
    good XBOX Zumba 00:15:00

    Backdating this entry so that it is in my total log. Hubby brought me Zumba Fitness Rush for the kinect today, because he knew I didn't want to go walking at 6pm. Srsly, I am much more of a m... read more

  13. walk
    injured 0.71 mi 00:11:25 16:04 pace

    Well, the Child on spring break and other things have gotten in the way our my/our buckling down, but back at it this week! This was with the hubby and we walked our 5 minute 'warm up' w... read more

    • Jillian H.
      Jillian H.

      Great effort Diane, go get 'em Wednesday!

      over 5 years ago Like

    • Tommy P.
      Tommy P.

      Still got out there. Take care!

      over 5 years ago Like

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      Definitely hydrate better next time and eat those bananas :-)
      Great effort! Keep at it.

      over 5 years ago Like

    • Lisa A.
      Lisa A.

      Yeah, the heat's a bugger. You got out there, that's what's important. To tomorrow! :-)

      over 5 years ago Like

  14. walk
    good walk with hubby 0.75 mi 00:15 20:27 pace

    This was another of the 3x a week walks with hubby (which was only 1x last week and will probably be only 2x this week but still!). SO SLOW. Thank goodness I had that stomping rage walk yesterday... read more

    • Clara L.
      Clara L.

      think you've got it right! as a workout you will continue to feel frustrated, but as bonus time with you husband it'll be a nice time to chat...enjoy!

      almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  15. walk
    alright Ms. Pissy Pants Walk 3.1 mi 00:55 17:45 pace

    This was me stomping home from an event I was at with the husband and child, because I had apparently reached an irritation overload point (the child is 13 and so seems to build toward that point p... read more

  16. walk
    great 0.77 mi 00:15 19:56 pace

    This was the first of our 3x weekly walks with the husband. We only planned it for 15 minutes because we wanted to see how the time would work out if we went in the evening after dropping the chil... read more

  17. walk
    alright 1.8 mi 00:30 16:40 pace

    Back again! Again!

    This was a walk with shuffle-jog segments. So, my shuffle-jogging was faster than my usual 'brisk walk' but my walking after the shuffle-jogging was probably consi... read more

  18. walk
    alright neighborhood stroller walk 1.5 mi 00:25 16:40 pace


  19. walk
    good 1.17 mi 00:21 17:56 pace

    Starting over again, again! ::SIGH:: But, started a new part-time nanny job for a newborn so that should at least get me out walking once a day for four days (stroller walks are a great way to sp... read more

    • Deb C.
      Deb C.

      Way to go Diane!

      about 6 years ago Like1 person

    • Tiffany H.
      Tiffany H.

      I'm so glad your back! I wonder quite often where some of my original DM friends went. I'm looking forward to more posts from you:-)

      about 6 years ago Like1 person

    • Ines H.
      Ines H.

      Good to see you back. I hope you will be able to fit in some walks into your busy schedule.

      about 6 years ago Like

    • Clara L.
      Clara L. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      YAY...pushing the stroller should help keep you motivated to keep a walking routine

      about 6 years ago

  20. FIT
    good Circuit 00:30

    another slight increase in weight. I'm glad to have gotten this out of the way early this morning!