Day 9 – One Step at a time

Today I had to do 10 minutes of steps. Now for whatever reason – I am having flashbacks and memories of my eight years of ballet (forced upon me) by Mommy Dearest whilst keeping up with the petite daughters of the Jones’s. I never had the guts to tell her I felt like Dumbo on […]

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Day 8 – Crunch Time

O sweet Jaysus (in my best Irish vernacular – late, on my day off, but I did it! My 10 minute exercise today was the worst thing I have ever had to do. 400 crunches in 10 minutes!  For those not in the know (like myself until today) – a crunch is a supposedly LESS […]

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Day 7 – Holy Communion!

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This is going to be extremely fast – and indeed not even near furious – as we are simply the greatest! As for my 10 minute excercise today – I got it in the kitchen. Yes, I was the “barker” as our chef so lovingly refers to the position. I had the honour of calling away every […]

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Day 6 – Rule of Blog

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I have 112 days in this challenge – which theoretically means not only 106 more days of my programme, but also 106 more blogs. And I sit here, after a very long and emotionally very draining week at work thinking – What are the rules of blogging?  I mean – the weather today was perfect. […]

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Day 5 – Good Vibration

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Like my excercise today – I am going to keep this short – but with HUGE impact. See, Martin decided to go gentle, yet effective by letting me rattle and roll on the Vibroplate! I hear you – you tell me there is no such thing as a quick fix – but at 30 hz, […]

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Day 4 – Definitions

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Spin for 10 minutes – that is what my text said. Right – I realise that across the pond there is a major election going on, and that politics all round is full of “spin” – but I did not know, by definition, that me, talking pure bull for 10 minutes would burn any calories (Now-now – […]

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Day 3 – Tough One

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Yip – one I don’t want to repeat quickly. The advantage though was that it was SO busy, that I did not even have time to think about food. After breakfast it has just been on the hop…. and away! BUT – I would like to tell you about the two COOLEST apps I have […]

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Day 2 – Back to work

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So you ask – what is the 40.40 challenge? In short – to loose 40 pounds before my 40th birthday, which is in exactly 16 weeks from yesterday! Simple? Well it could be, except I have very little to NO self discipline, and the womanly midlife crisis that I find myself having is weighed down […]

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Day 1 – 40.40 Challenge

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That was actually yesterday! 4 litres of water later – a sprint up the country. Much washing and 1445 calories of food intake. That’s all I can say about that. Oh yes – and 40 SLOW push-ups, as instructed – in 10 minutes. Right, it does not highlight what the 40.40 Challenge is all about […]

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