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I sorta did it and I did do it and I'm gonna do it!

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

So, for the week of Thanksgiving, my goal was to stay in my calorie range every day except T-day and to stay under 2800 calories that day. I did really good until T-day. After that, I was WAAAY out of calorie range.

I also planned to work out every day. If you count 7 1/2 hours of shopping on Black Friday, I did that.

I did get up this morning and went to the gym! Yay!! I wasn't sure what that dang noise was when the alarm started ringing, but I figured it out. Dang it! LOL!

AND, I'm gonna do it again tomorrow! I like being home with the family at night. Plus, I need to get to the library tomorrow after work. Hope I remember! Planned to go tonight and remembered at 8:00. Library closes at 8:00. Oops!

kay...things to do, Biggest Loser to watch. Later taters!

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RWETHAIRYET 12/2/2009 1:45PM

    I'm still struggling with that get up and get it done thing...but every other day is definitely an improvement over none at all, lol

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CARLANNIE 12/2/2009 9:28AM

    You have my admiration for working out before work! I am not a morning person. But on the rare occasion that I do, it makes me SO gun-ho for the day! Great job! I had a good exercise day yesterday with a WATP video in the morning, and then treadmill & bike at the Y followed by a not-to-strenuous swim. I was pooped. Who are you rooting for on the Biggest Loser?

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BKNOCK 12/2/2009 6:26AM

    Good job! You can do it, you can do it, Yay!! I hope you like my cheering. Have a great day!

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DUTCHIEKIWI 12/1/2009 11:36PM

    You guys have another series of biggest loser going?? I'm jealous as that program motivates me A LOT!!!! ( here we get the aussie biggest loser)

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GEEMAWEST 12/1/2009 11:14PM

    Good Job, Barb. I also find that working out in the morning works better for me. I also blew it big time around Thanksgiving. I took it as a free for all. What a mistake. I felt horrible, physically and emotionally. Glad I learned my lesson before Xmas. I'll be thinking of you when I am up and exercising at 6:00 tomorrow morning.

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I'm telling you so that you can check on me...

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

I'm getting up in the morning and heading to the gym. I was going to today but didn't. The part that sucks, is that I didn't sleep very well after I got back in bed. Shoulda just gone!

So, this time I am telling my spark friends my plans so that when you ask me (and you will ask! LOL!), I can tell you the truth...I went to the gym!

On that note, I'm going to bed so that I get a little bit of sleep before that darn alarm interrupts me...again! LOL!


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STEELERCRAZY 12/1/2009 1:37PM


Kinda annoying, isn't it? Haha...but....


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BKNOCK 12/1/2009 1:29PM

    I hope that you did!

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RWETHAIRYET 12/1/2009 11:19AM

    So did you???
I got up and did my run, even though it was below freezing and very dark.
Funny, if hubby gets up when I do, that bed looks much less appealing to crawl back into. (He puts off more heat than the furnace, lol) Wonder how I can get him up every morning before me?????

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AWYEAGLE 12/1/2009 10:13AM

    So the big question is did you go this morning (Tuesday) also? Glad you got up and went on Monday, you did better than me.

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GEEMAWEST 12/1/2009 1:01AM

    And I will be checking on you. Bwaaaaa Haaaaaaa

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_MAOMAO_ 12/1/2009 12:56AM

  Nighty night!
Have FUN at the gym!
You're coming back to 'fess your workout manana, right-o?

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HHI0901 12/1/2009 12:25AM

    Good luck getting up!! I have to get up for school and I'm not going to get enough sleep because I wasted too much time on here today :)

Work it hard tomorrow!

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Dang, it was a busy day!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Got up early and let the dogs out. Tried to get back to sleep, but that didn't happen. Started laundry and an auction for DH on eBay and then took the kids out for breakfast. Off to WalMart to get a gift for the Mitten Tree at our local library and pick up some nails.

Came home, worked on laundry and then hung up the Christmas lights outside. Started more auctions for DH and went to the gym. Came home, started dinner, took a shower, did more laundry, started the last three auctions. Wrapped two presents, served dinner and made sure the kids got their reading and homework done. Sparkin' folks and then I need to make my lunch for tomorrow. Then...I might get to sit down and read the newspaper I bought. Maybe. Might just have to go to bed instead.

See y'all!

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DOINFINE 12/1/2009 1:54PM

    You are so busy! How do you fit it all in without pulling out your hair? LOL emoticon Get some sleep!

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HICALGAL 11/30/2009 6:05AM

    and all this in ONE DAY?!?!! you're good!!!

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Christmas tree, kid-free and me!

Saturday, November 28, 2009

It has been a really good day. Got up after 10 hours of sleep to see DH off to work. He went to Jackpot with a friend directly after work, so I won't see him until tomorrow afternoon. Jackpot is like a really miniature Las Vegas, without the neon, the showgirls or the shows. Just gambling and about four casinos! (And, no, it's not a good day cos DH is gone! LOL!) After he left, I got the laundry going, made breakfast for me, my son and his friend who had stayed the night. Sat on my butt for awhile and finished my book.

Daughter had spent the night at a friend's and wasn't home yet. Then, son went to a friend's house to play. I have two kids and one husband. If you have done the math, you will realize that I am now ALONE! Woo Hoo!!! I actually did a happy dance as I was closing the door after my son left. I sang too, but be glad you didn't hear that! LOL!

I sparked a little and then headed to the gym for a full hour on the treadmill. I decided that I would run until there was 3.2 miles on the display. I walked for two minutes and then ran the rest. 36 minutes and 10 seconds later, I hit that 5k mark! Woo Hoo!

Came home, showered, and ordered Chinese for dinner. Went to get the girl and the boy and now we're going to rearrange the furniture, vacuum underneath and then put up the tree! (We vacuum after moving the furniture and before putting up the tree every year, whether it needs it or not! LOL!)

Okay, she's done eating. Time to go get busy! Night all!

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DOINFINE 11/29/2009 12:37PM

    So glad to hear you had some alone time and spent it wisely, working out! Congratulations on the 5K on the treadmill! I must admit, I am a bit jealous. I've been trying to train to run for weeks now and haven't made it too far, but I'm going to keep on trying! If you can do it, I bet I can too!
Thanks for the inspiration and motivation!
It's a beautiful day outside, the hubby is gone, I have some alone time and I think I'll Spark awhile then try, again, to run. Woo-Hoo!!! emoticon

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Combat shopping and I was victorious!!!

Friday, November 27, 2009

I had a blast shopping. In line by 4:30. Shopping until noon. Then, off to work for three hours. Boise State Broncos are kicking some butt on the Nevada Wolfpack (ran the opening kick off back for a touchdown!). Gotta go support!

More details tomorrow.

Happy Sparking!

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BKNOCK 11/28/2009 2:32PM

    Glad you had a blast!

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