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Making a gingerbread cookie. (2013)
I see you! (2011)
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I had a baby in December 2009 and then one last year in March 2015. Last time I lost the "baby fat", it took me two years and a PT and many, many hours at the gym, like at least two hours a day. This time, however, my time is more limited, and I want to focus on health instead of driving myself crazy trying to get to some fantasy body. Heck, I will settle for my pre-pregnancy weight at the rate I'm going.
I want to focus on healthy eating and keeping an organized, clean home for my children. I also plan on taking my children on regular outings. I won't be a gym rat, this go round, because I would rather spend time with my kids. But, I do plan to take up yoga again and maybe hit the gym two to three times a week or do something comparable, like take a morning walk.
My ultimate goals are to get back into healthy movement and continue to achieve healthy eating and exercise goals. Also, I need to get my knees back in shape, as post baby #2, I am struggling to climb stairs.
So, here's to a fresh start and a better, saner focus. (Which I am sucking at, thus far. I wrote this blog almost a year ago. The intentions were great.) In 2017, I am not going on a diet or having weigh loss goals. Dang it.
My goal is to develop a more compassionate, attainable health plan that won't have me camping out at the gym because I don't have time to do so. I also want to eat healthier without going on a diet. Also, I want to reduce work and teaching stress.
My current post-pregnant program:
(1) Get 30 to 45 minutes of exercise or clean the house every day.
(2) Eat healthy foods more often. No calorie counting yet (I don't have time.)
(3) Log on to Spark People every day and spin the wheel.
(4) Drink water first 8 to 12 glasses a day.
(5) Pack a healthy lunch.
(6) Turn it over to God every plate and snack and drink.
(1) Pray every day.
(2) Stop eating when full, not stuffed.
(3) Exercise regularly.
(4) Focus on positive thoughts, actions, and words.
I am happily married and have a lovely seven year old for a son and 21 month year old daughter. My husband is incredibly supportive and is encouraging my restart mode.
I recently finished a collection of stories and am working on a novel.
Still working on these. When you are on mom time, every day seems like a reward.
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Thank you & you're right, I meant self-discipline & I agree. We are a society of undisciplined individuals. It feels great to practice self-discipline again! It really does!
221 days ago
You are so sweet! Thank you for thinking of me! The no sweets....umm, well not so well right now. Maybe today :) My son's birthday was this week and I couldn't resist cake and ice cream. Today is a new day! Thanks for the encouragement!
241 days ago
Hope you are doing well and that you have a great week!!
252 days ago
Thank you for the goodie ! I burn through tennis shoes like you wouldn't believe ! I think it's super that your son cherishes your walking time together :)
255 days ago
Just wanted to say hi and i hope your having a great weekend.
260 days ago