Cardio Exercise Gym

I Did It!

I went to the YMCA today as planned, and I completed over two miles on the elliptical. I burned 400 calories in half an hour, and I know I could do a lot more though I’d want to change into different socks. Ha

Then when I left the cardio room I went to the pool and swam an entire mile! πŸ™‚ In my last post I said I’d try that soon, and soon became today. I couldn’t believe it. During my 30th lap I realized I’d easily finish, and a huge grin appeared on my face..then I choked on water. LOL But I resumed, and I feel so accomplished right now.

It may not be a big deal to everyone, but I broke my own record today. In fact, I smoked it. πŸ™‚ I feel strong and capable, and that feels good.

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23 Comments

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    KellyNY
    August 24, 2010 at 12:20 am

    That's great Kenz! Isn't it amazing how much those goals mean to us? Whether it's 4 miles on the elliptical, or running a 5K, it's just a great feeling. BTW, if you're staying in OK, have you thought about hitting up a nearby WW meeting? Maybe you could find one on Thursday nights. Just a thought. Good job!

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    Melissa
    August 24, 2010 at 12:44 am

    Way to go Kenz!

    Many Blessings,
    Melissa

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    Rhonda
    August 24, 2010 at 1:11 am

    Way to go!!!! That's awesome Kenz!

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    dawne
    August 24, 2010 at 1:24 am

    It IS a big deal. Congrats!

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    Shane G.
    August 24, 2010 at 1:33 am

    Can I get a whoop whoop for the Kenzinator!!! She won't be back, she is back!!!

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    Dr. Fat To Fit
    August 24, 2010 at 1:46 am

    Awesome!!

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    Kim
    August 24, 2010 at 1:53 am

    Awesome job!!!

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    SeattleRunnerGirl
    August 24, 2010 at 2:05 am

    Congratulations, Kenz! What a wonderful accomplishment!!

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    Deb Willbefree
    August 24, 2010 at 2:09 am

    Wahoo!!! Sounds like a big deal to me! πŸ˜€ Deb

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    Jill
    August 24, 2010 at 2:22 am

    That's fantastic! 16 to 32 laps is HUGE!

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    Steelers6
    August 24, 2010 at 2:41 am

    Whoa, thatsa lotta laps! Soo wonderful. I am starting to jog a little bit, and am always surprised at what I can do when I put my mind to it and push me.

    I've seen Jillian M push the contestants on TBL, and I'm sure they are amazed at what they can do. She (and you) know the body is capable of amazing things.
    GOOD JOB.
    Chrissy

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    Anonymous
    August 24, 2010 at 3:52 am

    Well done Kenz! You Rock!
    Lisa in NZ

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    Patrick
    August 24, 2010 at 4:00 am

    Oh it is a big deal… being strong and capable is a big deal. Well Done!

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    Sean Anderson
    August 24, 2010 at 10:25 am

    It is a very big deal. You absolutely owned that pool. And you believed in yourself beyond what you thought possible just a day prior, saying to yourself–goal? Whatever, I'm doing it now! You're an amazing inspiration and beautiful example to me. Thank you.

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    Susan Astramskas-Simpson
    August 24, 2010 at 10:30 am

    Kenz that is great…..you go girl

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    Erin
    August 24, 2010 at 11:38 am

    Way to go Kenz! Those little things are so important in this game. Honestly, it's 7:36 AM and I'd rather go back to bed, but this post inspired me to go do my morning yoga. Thank you!

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    Tammy
    August 24, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    Breaking our OWN records are the ONLY records that really count. Good for you girl! πŸ™‚

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    Deb
    August 24, 2010 at 1:55 pm

    Absolutely a big deal! Good for you!

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    Annaleah
    August 24, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    Awesome, awesome, awesome! There is nothing better than setting a goal and reaching it . . . and soon! You are doing amazingly well, and I am so happy that you've reached this goal for yourself. You're an inspiration to get my rear end moving! Hey, I took the stairs today… πŸ˜‰ I'm trying to stay accountable in my blog too.

    Small victories.

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    Erika
    August 24, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    Awesome Job! You are giving me the inspiration I need to get off my butt! Thank You!

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    Keri
    August 24, 2010 at 10:29 pm

    Congrats!! sounds likes you're back on top of your games sister!! xo

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    jenbythesea
    August 25, 2010 at 1:30 am

    Way to go, Kenz! Congratulations. You continue to inspire me. It's funny, I just finished posting my blog and I wrote about the lack of goals in my life. Now I'll definitely have to set at least some exercise goals for myself. Congratulations again!

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    Liana
    August 25, 2010 at 1:44 am

    …great job Kenz!!!! Keep going!!!

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