7:30 PM Sep 27, 2012
The weeks are just flying by! I'm getting more overtime at work again. But I still managed to get in my three weekly workouts at Anytime Fitness in Norwalk. By Sept. 20, I was pretty tired at my workout. Ken has stepped up my routine by increasing my reps from 12 to 15. The weights stayed the same...
6:30 PM Sep 27, 2012
From an experience standpoint, this past week was absolutely wonderful. On Tuesday, I was given the opportunity to be the introductory speaker for the seventh-grade class STEM project at Briar Middle School.  The students were beginning a project on healthy living, and the staff asked me to come in...
7:30 PM Sep 26, 2012
This past week has been a blur. Lots of markdowns at work. Setting up Halloween product and starting the setup of *shudder* Christmas stuff. Its been interesting, to say the least. In the gym I've started a new program, on top of my normal workouts with Patrick Carmean, I've decided to learn to...
7:30 PM Sep 26, 2012
FIT CHALLENGE: Collins survives her first jog
7:30 PM Sep 25, 2012
My YMCA trainer Joyce Niedzwiecki went home this past week to visit her family. We were able to meet Sept. 17 before she left and the rest of the week I was on my own. I dusted off some exercise videos I had in the basement and went to water aerobics. Yes, Joyce I lifted weights while you were...
7:30 PM Sep 25, 2012
FIT CHALLENGE: Chrislip hits a speed bump
7:30 PM Sep 24, 2012
Well, it’s Sunday afternoon, and today is the first day in a long time that I felt as though things were getting back to normal.  My car is back running again (thanks Joe), and I was at the gym by 7:30 this morning.   I’ve got to tell you, though, this morning was a bit of a struggle, as I’d not...
7:58 PM Sep 21, 2012
I'm still working as hard as ever with my workouts and making sure that I am eating right. Sometimes it seems like all I see are fast-food commercials.
3:03 PM Sep 21, 2012
Our FIT Challenge contestants went head to head recently to test their new found strength and endurance. Check out a video of the challenge here.
7:17 PM Sep 20, 2012
Another week has gone by. Dieting has not gotten any easier for me. My life was all about food and eating. Weight loss has really been slow, but I have not cheated.