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Sometimes the pieces fall into place...

Sunday, September 19, 2010

1. stayed on track yesterday
2. did a 10 minute workout last night
3. stayed on track all week
4. actually slept a full night last night
5. no alcohol all week

I am looking forward to today. I am challenging myself to stay on track and to workout. I am going to help my dad change the oil in the tractor and mow around the barn and my house. I also am looking forward to another afternoon of playing bridge with my mom and grandmother.

I'm finally getting back to my routine. I am looking forward to this week. I am challenging myself to running monday through friday, swimming monday and wednesday and biking or bike trainer tuesday and thursday. I can do this and I'm not going to beat myself up if I fall short of my goals. I'm reaching for the moon and if I fall short, I will still fall among the stars. :)

  


I'm going to make it...

Saturday, September 18, 2010

through this weekend. I had a lot of hurdles to overcome, but I did it... and I stayed on track today.

I don't really know what else to say. I am happy and proud of myself.

  


Good all week!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Just have to make it through a rather stressful (emotionally) weekend and I will be giving myself a gold star. At least I will be surrounded by mostly good people and old friends... just can't let them tempt me into anything calorious (is that a word??).

Have a great weekend!

  


Wow, the last time I blogged...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I got laid off from my job that day. I think that was the worst day of my life... with filing for unemployment being the second worst.

Fortunately:
1. I got married as planned! It was wonderful!
2. I had about 2 months off from working so I got a lot done around my house and got to spend some quality time with the new husband!
3. I was rehired to a great position at a forestry company (long drive and a pay cut, but great people to work with!)

I had to can half marathon training, but I am still running. I gained some weight while I was laid off, but the scale is now on the decline, as it should be. My new goal is to be 145 by the new year. I think I can do it sooner!

I need to stay focused, I need to stay disciplined. Now that I am back into a daily routine, I believe this will be much easier for me.

  


So much to do and so little time...

Monday, June 14, 2010

Wedding day is rapidly approaching with pictures tentatively being done Friday. I don't even have shoes yet!! I keep thinking how much more of a nightmare this would be if I had an actual wedding/reception to plan! Thank goodness for little things.

This past weekend was difficult. Saturday was very busy and Sunday was completely dead. I don't want to have another Saturday. The calls I took were sad and one was tragic. It broke my heart.

I'm starting half marathon training today! I did a run last week to see if I could still run 3 miles and ended up running almost 3 and a half. This week's training is 2 days of 3 miles, 2 days of 4 miles and 1 day of 5 miles. I am ready to do this. Even if I don't do the race in October, I want to prove to myself that I can run 13.1 miles. I know I can do this. I've run 7.5 before, but I really want to arrive at the half marathon level... regardless of my finish time.

Peace.

  


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