Tag Archives: exercise

2015_Day 175: Tired evenings a drag

A couple years ago, I went through a long stretch where I had a hard time staying awake in the early evenings. I would sit down in my chair after supper, and I’d zonk out. It didn’t matter if it was 7 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Reading would put me out. Ditto for watching TV. Sometimes I’d only doze off for 10 or 15 minutes, but suddenly I’d feel my neck bobbing (sleeping while sitting in a chair is a terrible thing for a bad neck) or more embarrassing, hear daughter sighing or giggling. Continue reading

2015_Day 67: One week into #fitat50 challenge

imageSo, I’m one week into my personal challenge to get back into shape by my 50th birthday, and I can honestly say there was a day toward the end of the week where I thought about quitting. After just a couple days working out to the “Cardio Sculpt” program at dailyburn.com, I was sore. Continue reading

2015_Day 60: 50 and fit is my goal

imageIn a little more than two months, I turn 50. I don’t know exactly what 50 is supposed to feel like, but I’ve come to the realization over the past few months that I want to feel better about myself physically. That means it’s time for me to get my butt in gear and get back to a regular exercise program. Yes, I’ve gained a few pounds over the past couple years, but the thing that bothers me most is that I’m out of shape. Continue reading