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My New Program - Day #17 August 04, 2010

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Back from office, I got this boost-up spirit to finsih my dry laundry ironing and get deep into this decluttering my stuffs in bedroom, which mainly consists of folded dry laundry that I haven't put back into their own places (drawers, wardrobe cupboard, etc etc). And I'm proud to say, I finished all my ironing and I managed to put back lots of clothes, bedsheets and towels back to their own "home". So, another items checked from my Declutter & Cleanup Challenge:
- #3 finish ironing dry laundry
- #4 start initial process of making big dent in my cluttered bedroom
I strongly believe I can complete my challenge on the dateline - Sunday, the 8th day of August 2010 emoticon And next week, I can start my New Program after 2 weeks of pre-plan - jumping rope emoticon and jack, walk in park emoticon based on Walking For Beginner program and maybe even do a bit of jogging emoticon! I also pretty excited to start back my toning plan after reading one of SP member on getting great abs, want to get healthier, gorgeous, curvy me emoticon

Starting from Day #15 August 02, 2010, I started to up my yogurt drink intake, from 100ml to 200ml daily, first thing in the morning before I have my breakfast. At first, though I was food poison as I had to go to the ladies for quite long time but on third day (today), the stomach was getting settled, guess I nearly cleanup my intestine or whatever the yogurt actions was emoticon. Had lunch with my colleagues/lunch chat friends as usual. Actually, I went down earlier than others and just wait whoever from my department wanted to join my table. A very satisfying lunch, didn't get too hungry afterwards, so perhaps I got correct amount of rice emoticon

However, I didn't get good quality sleep - instead of went to sleep directly in bedroom just before hour 22:00 as planned, I gathered up my blanket from my bedroom to join my mother sleeping in living room emoticon And around 1am, I woke up, had a shower, Isyak prayer and went back to sleep in bedroom. Not something to brag about, huh? The next morning, didn't feel I get a satisfying rest emoticon

Bonus: Felt wonderful, pat on my back after a great change in my bedroom once I get started to make elephant-dent in the cluttered things!

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FATHINSN 8/5/2010 7:02PM

    I keep pushing the need to cleanup my room. So, will have a full weekend, hopefully no temptation to be lazy!

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XENA1956 8/5/2010 6:14PM

    Wow you have done a great job of keeping to your goals of cleaning up you room. So your not getting all the rest you need. Have a wonderful week OK Teri

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FATHINSN 8/5/2010 10:08AM

    If I can leave early after work, meaning need to arrive very early to work, I think I can squeeze a bit of toning workouts before Maghrib, so I need to conserve a lot of my energy or I might be too tired to do toning. Perhaps I try to do at least once a week but lots of walking as cardio, hehe. After Maghrib might be a bit bad idea as my parents and I will rush to perform Maghrib prayer then Terawih prayer at nearest mosque.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 8/5/2010 9:41AM

    well you are a bit ahead of me on your bedroom i have done nothing on the kids bedroom since the last time we conversed,guess i better do something.like your plans for your toning programm but donīt forget it will also be ramadam inshallah.or will you do it in the evening after maghrib?well done anyway,keep up the good work

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My New Program - Weekend Day #13 July 31 & #14 August 1, 2010

Sunday, August 01, 2010

I was so excited to start my weekend - going to do half of my Declutter & Cleanup Challenge's list. But I didn't take the probability of hot, hot weather, made me headache almost all day for both Saturday and Sunday. Although, I was proud to do my laundry (by hands, not machine!) and finish ironing of three-quarter of my dry laundry that need to be ironed - going to do more after wrote this blog. Sadly, I wasn't made any dent on my clutter in the bedroom - just adding more stuffs. But on my defense, those two days are too hot and opening windows wasn't an option to air the room as (my mom's theory and don't want to against it) frequently open the windows equals to making the window much easier for robbers to use the windows as their break-in gateway. But, I still able to keep the top of my drawers where I keep all my skincare and makeup products organize even though the rest of the bedroom was too shameful to declare itself as sweet bedroom emoticon

I wonder if I able to get complete my pre-plan of my new program aka Declutter & Cleanup Challenge before end of next week, 8 August. Just barely before start of Ramadhan, fasting month. I really, really need to shoo away my laziness of clearing my clutter at my personal space. emoticon

On other updates, I think finishing the whole bottle of low-fat yogurt drink 700 ml in a week is a very, very bad idea. Upon drinking the strawberry flavour this week on third day, I noticed that the taste got a bit bitter (or sharper sensation at stomach?) and it might be sign that I shouldn't keep it for a week. So, starting next week, I'll cut one week to 3-day, should be safer and still in my food budget emoticon

Oh, and news about my broken elliptical machine? Apparently, after I changed back the resistance level from 5 to 1, the machine worked again emoticon. I tested the machine by increasing the resistance again - 1 till 3 felt OK but when I changed to 4, I felt the pedaling movement a bit not smooth as if something restricted the belt in the machine, nearly similar with how bicycle's chain not properly adjusted. Maybe it's time to sell it, buy a new one - there's a promotion on elliptical machine emoticon in a fitness store that supposedly no complain from customers. Oh well, sometimes I think the machine problem is a sign to get me to start do exercise outdoor instead of stuck at home.

Bonus: On Friday, went to buy more of my Clinique skincare - nearly out of my sunblock and eye cream. I need to have extra care on my skin, I easily get tanned and weather here is so bright and sunny, which is my current favourite weather emoticon. Got a nice bargain - bought the products at certain amount and received goodies, which fortunately, everything except that Turnaround Instant Facial I can use. Looks like I'm back to use Clinique! Oh, and good deed for the week - I smiled to the Clinique girl who looked so exhausted after long string of customers and corrected the cashier when she gave me less than the actual total amount - it was one of those days we got 5x bonus points of what we purchased, so it was no surprise they looked tired.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 8/1/2010 10:16AM

    i have been abit like you with decluttering the kids room been at it hap hazzardly for the last three days and only about a tird of it is done.will also have to pull my socks up to get everything that needs to be done ,done for ramadam.let have a race to see who does thereīre room first.youi your bedroom ,me the kids room.let us know if you are up for it.my be the push we both need.re the yogurt drink it is cheaper to make your own and they last longer as the yogurt and milk are kept seperate till you use it.give it a try you might be surprise and as i said it is a lot cheaper.

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My New Program - Day #09 July 27, 2010

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

So excited to finish up my ironing but once I arrived at home, the drowsiness hit me full impact. Luckily, I've enough energy to change my bed sheet and pillow cases, clear up things that are not bed accessories from the bed. Two things checked off from my Declutter & Cleanup Challenge emoticon - #1 Make sure the bed sheet is changed weekly and #2 Remove any non-sleep related from the bed. So, sleep report for that night - more restful than previous day!

I was so hungry yesterday, I ate full bowl of rice instead of half bowl as usual . Felt a bit guilty (but cheered up a little as I got my favourite veggie!) but it was end of month and I need to keep my budget on line, so had to do the alternative menu instead of usual lunch menu (half bowl rice+1 cup cooked veggie+chicken+2 cups fresh fruits). Word of advice: when feeling very down, sad or bad mood, don't go to shopping mall where all wrong decision can be made, which I did early this year, an elephant-big dent on my monthly budget emoticon

Bonus: My cat, Arnab (Rabbit in english, because of his tail curl up like a rabbit emoticon) is always happy to see me which help boost up my mood after long day working at office!

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KHADEEJAH1 7/29/2010 5:55PM

    I like your declutter thing and you really have a good attitude. Much success to you. As Salaam Alaikum

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EVER-HOPEFUL 7/28/2010 7:53AM

    assaalmau alaik kum,first emoticonon the two things from your decluttering list emoticon.second emoticonon your healthy choices in food inspite of having to budgit.you should be proud of yourself.i have also done a lot of spending yesturday but i am seeing it as an investment but if i am being totally honest it has more with vanity to do than with investment.went to optisions the otherday and he upset me saying i now need bifocials,i thought what me you have to be kidding i am not old,theey are for people like in their 60īs and 70īs,i felt so old and depressed i tell you.well yesturday i went to order myself the new glasses.(500€)because i wanted the special glass that people canīt see that they are bifocials.is that vain or not?so know how you are feeling i am going to have to budgit for more than next month but i am going to delude myself and say it is an investment.anyway.enough about me .you keep up the good work inshallah.assaalamu alaik kum,karima

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My New Program - Day #08 July 26, 2010

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Last week, I was so low energy to do anything - bombared by phone calls from teams whole weak, my elliptical machine just broke down when I was so excited to start my program, my mom kept threathening to throw away all my cats, it was my monthly period, I kept getting frustrated on how guys are so coward to approach me since I'm a teenager emoticon

So, this Monday, I created new strategy - instead of doing my program straightaway, I'm going to do pre-plan. Quote my mom, "Do what you need to do before you go out to do what you want" so I think I better declutter my stuffs in my bedroom and all those goods/junks that I collect since I remember. Besides, how am I going to start walking and running if I can't find my sport socks? Good thing my other workout clothes are "manageable" so I still can do workout at home with mats and videos. So, this is my challenge to myself: Declutter & Cleanup Bedroom before or by Sunday, August 8th!!!

Last night, I didn't sleep too well, felt like the rest was too short, I think I able to get 5.5hours of sleep. I had a headache, the room was quite hot - had to turn on the air-conditioner for a while. emoticon

And I'm so proud of myself - I managed to eat 5 servings of veggie/fruits emoticon emoticon, more than what I plan (2 servings daily)! And the thinly sliced of fried, very fresh mackerel for dinner emoticon, nyummy! Unfortunately, I drank 2 litres, couldn't managed to drink up to 3 litres. As if no workout, no lots of active movements of the day, no urge to drink more.

Bonus: I clearup the table after dinner, which I normally so lazy to do. It's my unwritten chore at home and even though my mom didn't remark on it, I'm so proud I managed to do it without complaining. Oh, and I got to watched Eric Northman, Sheriff of Area 5 leisurely, without interruption. That's a guy can make my heart beat wildly with his wicked smile, haha (so tempted to upload his picture here but I don't want others to drool, hehe).

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FATHINSN 7/27/2010 8:09PM

    Yup, that's the main idea, finish everything before Ramadhan!
I watched the tv series from HBO and I guess the series should be more advanced at your area compare to here

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EVER-HOPEFUL 7/27/2010 7:31PM

    maīshallah august the 8th you will be finished decluttering just in right time for ramadam inshallah.never heard of this eric though,lol.donmīt get that programover here.

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FATHINSN 7/27/2010 1:07AM

    hehe, feel like a teenage girl again, having crush on a fictional characters - usually from a book, haha. Good thing (or bad?) that I've no co-worker looking like that or I might find lots of excuse just to be near him, emoticon

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XENA1956 7/27/2010 1:01AM

    Wow you have been busy. Helps to declutter your living area every once in a while. Sounds like you have a little crush on Eric the Sheriff. Keep up with your good humour. emoticon

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My New Program - Day #02 July 20, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Exercise? A big NO-NO emoticon as it was my first day of period, had all the aches and cramps, especially at lower body (though mysteriously, my arms but maybe because of jumping rope and jack on previous day, haha), overly tired so suddenso famished and had this huge urge to eat in big bulks of food and most of all, very thirsty. So, I just rest and hope on next day, I can do a bit of walking at park if the weather is fine not raining (it's for my 12-week walking program that I might do in 36 weeks, haha).

The good thing about this day, I slept early and woke up by myself, no alarm, no one to knock on my door. I felt rested (not counted the period cramps, though) and I think I managed to sleep 7 hours!

I just barely drink about 2 and quarter litre even though I was so thirsty, I haven't got the strength to walk down the aisle to get refill (at office) and at home, I refill for my third litres but just managed to drink a quarter of it. My appetite also went downhill as I just wanted to rest and ease my cramps (maybe that why I slept early, hehe).

In short, my period is my first obstacle and the worse effects (aches, cramps, moody, bad appetite to eat) will last in about 3, 4 days emoticon but I'm still positive enough to have a bright hope that I can overcome this obstacle emoticon (which happen monthly, haha).

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FATHINSN 7/24/2010 9:30AM

    Thanks for the advice, I tried to drink more than usual, I also feel overheated and overlazy (haha) so will pick myself up again next week. This weekend I want to regroup all my scattered brain pieces, this week I just felt so melanchony, remembering all sad past that it was so hard to get my mood back up again, huhu.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 7/23/2010 7:09AM

    if your periods are so bad at your age maybe you should get them checked out that there isnīt anything medical behind the bad cramps like endiometirotis(spelt wrong)i always seem to maitain alot of water when i am on so i try to drink more.if you know you are going to be too tired to walk from your desk to hold more water maybe take two bottles with you to your desk rather than one.it is worth a try and before you drink out of them you can use them as weight for some arm exercises.hope you are feeling better soon.

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