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2009/210: I’d Rather Be At The Gym

Yup, the GYM! I love being there, and when I’m home, I want to go back! I could seriously spend ALL day there. On Sunday I was there just before 5am for about an hour and a half, and then went back in the afternoon with Greg and the kids. Last week on Tuesday I walked 10 miles on the treadmill, and on Friday I walked 10.5 miles!
I’ve been told that I’m crazy (thanks, Amber!) and that I’m obsessed (thanks, honey!) but who knew that it would be so much fun?! And so rewarding to get on that scale and see that another pound or two fell off.
Joining the gym was one of the best things I’ve done for myself 🙂

(If anyone has a 24-Hour Fitness nearby and is thinking about trying them out, leave me a comment and I can do a friend referral. You will get  an e-mail with an offer for a free 24-day trial membership instead of their standard 7-day, plus a  coupon for $24 off your initiation fee if you decide to join)


(What does this song have to do with the gym? They play it there and it’s one of the very few that I like)

9 responses

  1. doreen3boys

    LOL! Good for you, that’s awesome you’re so in love. There are way worse things to be crazy and in love about!

    I love Beyonce, that’s a great song!

    29. July, 2009 at 07:36

  2. Thanks Doreen. I like “in love” much better than “crazy” or “obsessed”! LOL

    I looooooove that song! I could listen to it all day long.

    29. July, 2009 at 07:56

  3. plainmama

    I too am a gym addict. Sometimes it is hard to get up at 4:45, but once I get my rear there, I am pumped. Now I hurt my knee and am longing for the gym 🙂

    Congrats on your dedication and shedding all those pounds. It really isn’t easy and you have done fabulously!

    29. July, 2009 at 08:20

  4. 10 miles…wow…what speed to you walk at? I haven’t worked out in a while and I too am looking forward to getting back into the swing of things…I was thrilled when I got on the scale when I got home and it was the same as when I left…I worked hard over the winter and was pleased that I to lose the last 20….

    29. July, 2009 at 08:22

  5. Hehe, glad I’m not the only one!
    Hope your knee feels better soon, Amy.

    Cheryl, average speed is about 4.0
    I start out a little slower (around 3.7) and increase to about 4.2. The treadmills I use have an incline, too, and the lowest I use is 2.5, up to 15.

    29. July, 2009 at 08:29

  6. Oh, and anyone wanting a referral, please let me know in your comment.
    I won’t submit any e-mail addresses unless you ask me to.

    29. July, 2009 at 08:30

  7. dalia

    I wish there was a place that that around here. Good for you!! Your hard work really shoes…you look awesome!

    29. July, 2009 at 21:52

  8. The gym is great. It really has worked out well this summer too.

    30. July, 2009 at 09:55

  9. Yay! I love the gym too. Sadly, i haven’t been able to fit it into my life this year. But when school starts, I will be going back!

    30. July, 2009 at 13:17

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