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I'm Noticing Things by Journaling

Thursday, August 15, 2013

One odd pattern I have noticed is I seem to fizzle out in the exercise department mid-week. I always say Sonday is my rest day, but then end up doing lots of non-structured exercise. Come Tuesday or Wednesday I just can't give it my all. From now on I'll listen to my body and take it easy one or both of those days.

Another strange. If I don't get my peanut butter and banana sandwich sometime during the morning, no matter what else I am eating, I just seem hungry. I've tested this theory and sure enough, it holds water.

I'm sure I'll notice other things as time goes on and I read old entries.

  
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OJ_2_OK 8/19/2013 4:32PM

    peanut butter and banana...hmm Il'l have to try it.

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LOVETOLAUGH56 8/17/2013 10:01PM

    That's great emoticon
I just can't seem to get my self to journal. A lot of it is the pain it causes my hand and I don't like to journal online

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MRSBETH99 8/16/2013 10:08AM

    I love how you're learning what works for YOU! emoticon

It sounds like you're body is telling you it needs a rest day or two. Smart body!! Currently I take my rest days on Saturday and Sunday, just because they're so busy I can't fit any exercise in anyway.

You're doing awesome!! emoticon

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LOOKINGUP2012 8/16/2013 10:05AM

    Glad that yummy sandwich is holding you!

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KADULAC 8/16/2013 12:19AM

    That is interesting.

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PLATINUM755 8/15/2013 11:41PM

    emoticon what journaling helps us to see...Keep up the good work!

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The Morning of Day 12

Monday, August 12, 2013

I'm doing it! I'm amazing myself. I don't know about losing pounds, but I do know I feel better and am sleeping better.

I'm getting my tracking done early. Last week was a struggle keeping in range. The weekend was a struggle getting enough calories and nutrients. It has all worked out.

I'm going to take my border collie to the park and do walk/jog training 5K after dinner. That is, if we don't have a repeat of last night and thunderstorms came up suddenly.

  
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GMALUCKY13 8/16/2013 7:10PM

    It sounds like you are doing great! Thanks for the goodie!!
I also have a border/collie. She is awesome!

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LOVETOLAUGH56 8/14/2013 10:21PM

    Sounds like you are doing so emoticon

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OJ_2_OK 8/13/2013 9:00PM

    Keep focusing on the nonscale victories! You're doing great!

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FUNKY5RED 8/13/2013 10:36AM

    You are doing a great job! Keep it going!
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FUNGIRL81005 8/12/2013 10:16PM

    Gotta love this rain we prayed for!! Oh MY!!! What Craziness!! emoticon

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MRSBETH99 8/12/2013 9:09PM

    emoticon Way to go, Bri!! Keep it up! :)

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KADULAC 8/12/2013 7:29PM

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KATI5668 8/12/2013 11:04AM

    emoticon enjoy your walk...
Have a great week..

let's pile up some numbers for the LCW.....

Off to work I head..have a great day!!

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Two New Beginnings

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Today begins week #3 of the summer 5% challenge. Sleep is the goal this week for Living the Good Life points. (also the theme of today's Spark Coach plateau buster program). I was shocked to get in 8 hours.

The other beginning today is training for a 5k (two coming up) walk/jog program here on SP. Day One done! Hubby went along and the time passed quickly. I did get a little winded and was sore from doing a 2 mile Leslie Sansone routine in the pool yesterday, but I did it!

Signed,

Happy & Optimistic


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LOVETOLAUGH56 8/15/2013 9:43PM

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OJ_2_OK 8/13/2013 7:55PM

    Awesome that you got the sleep! Stop by the cat chat room and share with us how the 5k is going! It seems many of us are struggling and your experience might motivate us to get through it!

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KADULAC 8/11/2013 2:46AM

    Sleep has been a struggle for me lately. My family's schedules keep changing so that changes our sleep patterns and I'm lucky to get 6 hours some nights. I hope you get the sleep you need.

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SILVERWITCH59 8/10/2013 8:35PM

    I just logged my points on the challenge too. Let's hope it is a good sleep week ;) emoticon

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LADYVOLSFAN1954 8/10/2013 7:03PM

    I've been thinking about doing some Leslie Sansone routines in the pool when I go to Florida next month. Thanks for the reminder you can do them there.

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Waldo Waldo

Friday, August 09, 2013

I'm sure many of you remember hearing about the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs last year. There was a 5k held to raise money for the victims.

In October Waldo Waldo #2 will be held at
America the Beautiful Park. I plan to be there in costume.

Time to resume training!




http://waldowaldo2013.eventbrite.com/

  
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One Week Down

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

My new mindset of just getting as healthy as I can has lasted a full week. I must admit, the last few days have been a struggle. Fact is, I was trying too hard and ended up battling with myself more than once.

I've been in range with all my nutrients except sodium. It's been high 2 days in a row. I'll be more mindful of that. Otherwise, even with treats of dark chocolate, a cookie, or even a parfait I did good.

For this personal challenge I intend to only weigh in x1 per month once the summer 5% challenge is over. That requires a weekly weigh-in.

On to week two.

  
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KADULAC 8/11/2013 2:43AM

    emoticon Sounds like you are doing great.

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LINTPICKER 8/8/2013 8:19AM

    Great job! emoticon emoticon

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DOVESEYES 8/8/2013 7:41AM

    Keep it up you will see results. emoticon

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EMMACORY 8/7/2013 11:38PM

    One day at a time...One choice at a time..... emoticon

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JIACOLO 8/7/2013 11:37PM

    Keep up the hard work! You can do it!


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