Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Hot and Healthy Tuesday Check In!


Hey Hot and Healthy peeps! Are you feelin' Hot and Healthy yet?!!

It's time for our Tuesday check in...Blog Hop style!

Today means we have completed two full weeks of commitment to being Hot and Healthy...wow, time flies, huh?!

We bumped up the cardio goal last week to 170 minutes...did you meet it? Exceed it? Coulda done better?

How about the eating? Snacking less? Or "snacking smart"?

How's the water consumption going?

Have you been trying Keely's recommended Pilates exercises?

We have an awesome giveaway goin' on over here! Check it out...it'll be up for grabs for someone who links up with their progress today! (Well...the Blog Hop will actually be left open until Thursday...to give everyone time!)

So...let's hear it! Tell us your ups and downs and in betweens!! And, remember...we all love comments...be sure to stop in and visit and support and encourage and applaud one another's efforts!

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We bumped up the cardio goal last week to 170 minutes...did you meet it? Exceed it? Coulda done better?

Oh, boy...I failed miserably. I was resolved to kick it in and "git 'er done"...but
then, life happened...and it was hard for me to think about exercise amongst "stuff" (I promised no more sad talk...so I won't! Er...I guess I just did...sorry.)


So, since I know exercise is good for the soul and a natural "spirit lifter"...I'm gonna do it. I am gonna get my cardio in this week!!!

How about the eating? Snacking less? Or "snacking smart"?

Once again, I did pretty well with the eating/snacking bit...but, coulda done better! Of course...unless McDonald's counts as health food?

No?

Oh...yeah, need to shape it up a bit there!

How's the water consumption going?
I've been trying to drink 'til I can't see my pee in the toilet...and I'm doing okay. Um...speaking of water...check out the giveaway...it's awesome!

Have you been trying Keely's recommended Pilates exercises?

Um...well, you see...I kinda...it just...er...no.

I didn't. It scares me! I did a Pilates exercise video once, and I couldn't walk for days! Weeks, maybe!

Ladies...I need a good swift kick in the rear to get goin'!!


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8 comments:

  1. I am completely failing on the Hot and Healthy plan that I had with you and Keely.

    But since you two are doing such a good job I have an award for you on my blog...cuz I know how much you live them ;) Oh, and because you make me laugh with you labor and delivery stories.

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  2. Well, while I'm so not hot & healthy...I enjoy reading all about your endeavor to be so! Keep it up!

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  3. Mama M, I have to encourage you on the Pilates. Take this with a grain of salt from someone who did not join the Shred. lol

    I LOVE Pilates. You will be sore in the beginning, but I promise it is so worth it! I love how it sculpts the body. I always dread it so bad when I first start, but once I have done it for a week, it makes me feel so good, and I look forward to it.

    I am inspired to start Pilates up again.

    Signed,

    Sandi who is scared of the Shred.

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  4. I so completely understand your fear of Pilates! I'm RIGHT THERE with you! I am trying though....sort of! Since I'm new and hoven't been following your blog...you're an L&D nurse too?!?!? SO am I! We're too cool for our own good!!

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  5. I so completely understand your fear of Pilates! I'm RIGHT THERE with you! I am trying though....sort of! Since I'm new and hoven't been following your blog...you're an L&D nurse too?!?!? SO am I! We're too cool for our own good!!

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  6. You GOTTA do one of these after the holidays....then I am SO on board. Right now I can hardly see straight. I know this should be a priority but with work, baby, hubs, house....ugh!

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  7. Pilates scares me too! Actually, it just makes my stomach really, really sore. So, I generally avoid it. But I might just have to try Keely's exercises soon. I bet it works!

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  8. I've just found your hot and healthy challenge...and well I've been on the weight loss train for some time now. I am unfortunately trying to break a vicious cycles of losing seom and gaining some...each week varies. But I am going to get through the holiday next week and then get my booty on the right track!

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