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I'm a graduate student (final stages of PhD), a teacher, and a lover of beaches, books and sunsets. Always busy, I have been finding that consistent exercise also functions as "me" time. I need to be better about not letting myself off the hook. While I may not want to go out for that run, I *never* come back regretting that I exercised.

I'm a work in progress. I struggle with insomnia, anxiety, and stress. I'm working on the idea that food is much more useful as fuel (and offers ...
I'm a graduate student (final stages of PhD), a teacher, and a lover of beaches, books and sunsets. Always busy, I have been finding that consistent exercise also functions as "me" time. I need to be better about not letting myself off the hook. While I may not want to go out for that run, I *never* come back regretting that I exercised.

I'm a work in progress. I struggle with insomnia, anxiety, and stress. I'm working on the idea that food is much more useful as fuel (and offers much less in the way of emotional salve) than I've previously accepted. One goal of this journey is to be present and aware, as well as to be kind to myself. This is a daily struggle, but one that seems to get easier with practice.




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Member Since: 7/19/2010

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Fitness Minutes: 17,580

My Goals:
-Actively and carefully reach my goal weight to be firmly in the "normal" BMI range for my height; to be more fit, active, and healthier

-Get 7 hours of sleep per night on a consistent basis

-Learn to set and reach attainable, intermediate goals


My Program:
-Tracking!
-Biking, hiking, yoga, and strength training
-Sticking to a reasonable bedtime
-Dealing with anxiety-causing issues in small, manageable chunks and making incremental progress

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I'm perpetually overbooked and need to learn to make time for myself.

I need to learn how to say No to some things so that I can say Yes to the things that I really want.

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NUMD97
1/19/2015 9:29:06 PM

Truth be told, I played hookey. Shhhhh! Don't tell!

Comment edited on: 1/19/2015 10:50:13 PM

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NUMD97
1/19/2015 12:50:50 PM

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my feed. It is nice how you're breaking up the day and giving yourself some gym time before going back to work. A really nice reward for hard work done!

Keep up the GREAT work!

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DDOORN
1/15/2015 3:27:26 PM

Many thx for the info! I'm filing away under Bucket List Rides! :-)

Looks do-able, barring excessive rains...

Don



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1/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

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Greetings ! This is your friendly WL Leader from the Tiger Monarchs. Just wanted to wish you a warm welcome to the team!

-Mandy (MBUICE)



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NUMD97
1/6/2015 9:12:18 PM

"Don't plan, do!"

Push me and I'll pull you.

Think about it. But don't take too long, the train is about ready to leave the station.



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