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Some adjusting

Sunday, August 19, 2012

My schedule is a little different for Monday. I am actually working overnight today instead of my normal 6-4:30 pm on Monday. However, I think I will be able to accommodate my eating/diabetes schedule. I am looking forward to the challenge.

Spark
Work 11pm to 9:30 am
1st Break: Snack emoticon
2nd Break: Bootcamp video emoticon
Lunch Break: Breakfast emoticon
Daily Reading emoticon
3rd Break: Declutter project
Off at 9:30 (Brunch) emoticon
Bed until.....hopefully not too late.

Afternoon/Evening:
Cleaning
30 minutes of cardio
Dinner emoticon
Evening Snack. emoticon


So far working overnight has been quite pleasant although a bit tiring since it is messing with my body rhymths. I have also been keeping pretty busy w/ manual work so haven't had as much down time as I would have hoped for, but that is what they pay me for. Looking forward to 9:30 am today!

Never so happy to be off at 9:30 am, but working this shift came with a price. I didn't really regain any energy and I am planning on going to bed soon and get back to my regular schedule again.

  


What was I thinking???

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Long work day and readjusting my schedule. I am working my normal shift for Sunday in that I will be working 6-4:30 PM and then my Monday shift will start at 11:00 pm on Sunday night and work until 9:30 am Monday morning. I was interested to see how overnights worked and am also interested in getting off early on Monday as I have a special weekend planned with my husband. My weekend runs Tuesday-Thursday.

Schedule for Sunday.

Morning:
Spark emoticon
Breakfast emoticon
Daily Reading emoticon
Work 6am to 4:30 pm emoticon
1st Break: Bootcamp video emoticon
2nd Break: Snack emoticon

Afternoon
Lunch emoticon
3rd Break: Laundry emoticon
30 minutes of cardio
Dinner

Evening:
Nap until 10 pm.
Spark
Work 11 pm to 9:30 am

I will add to the plan once I have a better idea of my overnight schedule! Perhaps I will work on my vision board!

Today has been going well. A little tired from being at the lake yesterday so I substituted my office chair with my stability ball and bounced and rolled on that for the last 10 hours. I imagine I will be doing that tonight as well.

  


I so wanted a nap!

Friday, August 17, 2012

I had just finished my 10 hour workday, finished dinner and went to sit down on my couch thinking that I should really get up and go for my walk as I laid down and closed my eyes. I kept thinking, only a few minutesÖ. Then I opened my eyes realizing that was my old self speaking and that a walk would help me wake up and finish what I needed for the night. So 45 minutes later and then day2 Bootcamp video later, I took my shower, had my snack and am doing my closing spark for the night.

Saturdayís Plan: This will be a little different as I am still working, then going out of town for a family reunion and I need to figure out how I will be eating, tracking tomorrow???? emoticon


Morning:
Spark emoticon
Breakfast - Track emoticon
Financials - update the budget binder emoticon
Work 6am - Noon emoticon
1st Break - Boot camp - Day 1 video emoticon
AM Snack emoticon

Afternoon:
Lunch - Salad (light) emoticon
Family Reunion @ the lake emoticon
30 minutes Cardio at the lake during family reunion. emoticon
Track everything that I eat and be very cautious of portions. emoticon

Evening:
Dinner @ lake??? emoticon
Evening Snack Dependent on time of other meals emoticon
Spark emoticon

Highlight of today was seeing cousins, aunts and uncles that I haven't seen for a long time.

My eating was by no means perfect and my timeline was messed up, however I was able to watch portions and I didn't go as hog wild as I would have in the past.

I also took 1/2 hour walk w/ my aunt at the lake and it was nice to catch up with her.

All in all, good day. Still have learning to do, but that's ok.

  


Good day.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Today was a very busy day! Highlights include a 40 minute evening walk, completed my biometric testing and accomplished a couple of projects around the house that I was procrastinating on. I didnít get to my bills today, so will need to work on that. I am finding that I do accomplish more when I do this every night and plan for the next day, even if I donít get everything done. I took my walk this evening strictly because I wanted to put emoticon next to it. emoticon

Friday's plan:

Morning:
Spark emoticon
Breakfast emoticon
Shower emoticon
Work 6am - 4:30pm emoticon
AM Snack emoticon

Afternoon:
Lunch emoticon
(anytime) 30 minutes Cardio emoticon
Financials emoticon
Declutter Project emoticon

Evening:
Dinner emoticon
Evening Snack emoticon
Spark
emoticon

  
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PAMSPARKS 8/17/2012 12:05AM

    Kudos on getting the walk in! Some days it's just hard to get it all done. Best of luck in your fitness journey.

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Walk with a Big Stick!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

I really enjoyed yesterday. Toward the end of night, I heard from a friend of mine and she invited me over to her house to learn about weaving on a loom. We had a wonderful time! While I was preparing to leave, my knee gave out and I went straight down on my behind! I wasnít sure if it was my knee or something else but when I went down the steps, my knee seemed a little weak. That made me nervous, especially after getting back to my exercises. I wonder if I did a bit much yesterday. However, I canít let that stop me from the progress I have been making. So today, I decided to limit my exercise somewhat. I went for a walk and decided to let my body heal from the strength training. I didnít let my fear of my knee giving out stop me! I just took my beautiful walking stick that my husband made me. I felt better that I had something to hold on to if I did start to go down. I walked for 50 minutes outside today and it felt great.

Tomorrow is a busy day, so here goes:

Morning:

Biometric appt @ 9:45 am (Fasting) emoticon
Late breakfast emoticon
30 minutes Cardio emoticon
10 minutes Strength training
Housing project - Declutter emoticon

Afternoon:
Lunch emoticon
Meeting @ 1 pm emoticon
Meeting @ 5 pm emoticon
Grocery Shopping emoticon
Bill paying -- Whoops
Snack emoticon

Evening:
Dinner emoticon
Snack emoticon
Relaxation before the work week starts again on Friday!


  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

IREN0169 8/16/2012 11:37PM

    Thank you both. I have limited my cardio to walking and haven't done strength training for the last couple of days. Thank you for the words of encouragement. emoticon

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DJ4HEALTH 8/15/2012 11:27PM

    That is great that you were able to walk after your leg giving out. You might of over worked it and that is happened but if it happens again then I would get it checked out to see what is going on. Better safe than sorry. emoticon

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SLUNDQUIS 8/15/2012 11:22PM

    I hope you get to feeling better soon.

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