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Happy Columbus Day

Monday, October 11, 2010

Woot Phillies are moving on. That is good. The sleep deprivation not so good. ha.
This morning, I have a staff meeting to attend which will resemble more of a retreat atmosphere. I hope to get something out of it. It is a "generational" class. I thought it was about dealing with older vs. younger workers, and then one of my co-workers pointed out to me it is to help us relate to our students. DUH! ha!
I thought I was one of the younger minded ones. ha. It is NOT about me. :)

Had a productive weekend. Got up early on Saturday and stopped at Walmart for a couple of things. Guy behind us flagged us over and pointed out we had a really low tire. We tried it with fix a flat at first, but then we stopped at car place and had 2 tires replaced. Hubby and I both put about 50-60 miles on our cars a day. Eventually we made it up to my folks to help them with the basement area. Work on it begins today and there was a lot of junk still left around down there.

Major progress for me for I was able to do a lot more work then in the past. I got up and down those steps several times. I lost track of how many after the 3rd trip but glad that I was able to do it. Hubby was also a GIGANTIC help. My mom was a happy little camper.

Yesterday, I did a bunch of cleaning, laundry, and refrained from taking a nap. The latter was the shocker. I still have loads to do in the cleaning dept, but it feels good when you chip away at what has to be done.

That's the same story for my work pile today. Lots of stuff to be done, but the best that can happen is a chipping away at the pile. It's all good. :) It will all be waiting for me tomorrow.

Hope everyone has a Happy Columbus Day today and a super Sparky day! WOO HOO!


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BRIGHT551 10/11/2010 8:33PM

    Your joy of life shows so well in your blogs and always brings a smile to my face. Thank you. Keep chipping away and soon you will be done!!! Hope your day was a glorious one!!!

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LOOKN_UP 10/11/2010 5:18PM

    Believe it or not C. Columbus was a really mean guy. Quite a whack job. Saw a biography about him on the history channel not too long ago. It's funny how we remember things from grade school compared to the way it really was. Anyway, hope you're having a good Monday!

As for cleaning, etc. I like to set my timer for 15min and see what I can do in a room in that amount of time then do the same in the next... It's crazy how much can be done in 15min!
Take care!
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PARKERB2 10/11/2010 3:31PM

    A friend of my mine tells me "the housework will be there later" so I try to go enjoy myself first. Have a good day. emoticon

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BIGBOOTYBETTY 10/11/2010 10:58AM

    Happy Day to you too!

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BAYBELIEVER 10/11/2010 9:45AM

    Love when you say: "I still have loads to do in the cleaning dept, but it feels good when you chip away at what has to be done." Isn't that so true of everything? I still have loads to lose, but it feels good when I chip away at those pounds and inches! You too!

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POOKAQUEEN 10/11/2010 8:10AM

    Keep chipping, before you know it you'll be done! I love how I can hear your cheerfulness in your blogs! Good job on your hard work, you're doing great!

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SJSLIM2B 10/11/2010 7:57AM

  Hapy Columbus Day to you too!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/11/2010 7:43AM

    Have a great day... chipping away at that pile! I know what you mean. I had planned yard work today because I'm off work... and woke to gentle rain. Love the smell of rain, but will have to accept that the yard work will all be waiting for my next opportunity to work on it... which could be in two weeks or longer!

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In my Heyday

Friday, October 08, 2010

While driving to work this morning, I was thinking about how times have changed for me. Even though I have not yet lost a bundle of weight (but I will), my habits have become so much healthier.

I stopped at Wawa (a convenience store) for gas this morning. They are advertising 2 breakfast sandwiches for $3. Mix and match. Some kind of meat, egg and cheese on a muffin, croissant, biscuit, bagel, whatever.

In the past when I went to get gas, I would go inside and buy said breakfast sandwich, sometimes two, along with other assorted snacks and drinks - sometimes another bagel with "just" cream cheese, and string cheese, candy, sports drinks, etc. In other words, a whole big pile of calories. I would eat them in my car on my way to work. I just kept eating the whole time.

While I was driving today, I was thinking that is what I used to do in my "heyday." I nearly stopped the car when I thought about it. That was not my heyday - this is ---- now is the time that I am taking better care of myself than ever. Now is the time when I pushing myself to the front of the list and taking care of me. It doesn't mean I don't care for my family, or tend to the needs of my hubby, it just means that I find room in there to make my opinion count. I am worth it. I matter! A HA!

I was really ticked off a couple of days ago, and I ranted and a few of you may have seen my blog. I deleted it once I got it off my chest, because I didn't want that negative crap sitting on my page. I was so happy with myself - that I expressed my anger and did not trade it in for a snickers bar. Learning how to express myself in a meaningful "I count" kind of way has been eye-opening for me.

So this morning, I passed on the "bargain" breakfast sandwiches and just filled my car up with gas without venturing inside. I had a headache this morning from family related stress and I soothed my aching head, by TAKING A WALK!
I'm enjoying my heyday!

What sort of things are you doing for yourself that are healthier than when you started?

  
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LOOKN_UP 10/10/2010 9:02PM

    emoticon Fresh air - my favorite "pick-me-up".
Thanks for that great blog. I didn't get a chance to read your "negative crap" blog which is just fine cuz this one was just so positive I couldn't help but be happy for you, and myself, and all of us who are trying to better our lives with healthy lifestyle choices. emoticon

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DJS-DEBBIE 10/10/2010 8:59PM

    Good for you!

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POOKAQUEEN 10/9/2010 9:52AM

    Congrats on your changes! That's fantastic!

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MAMADWARF 10/9/2010 1:45AM

    Good for you!! (except when I hear the word HEYDEY, I think of these cookies that Keebler used to make called Heyday caramel peanut logs... OMG they were the best things ever and I am glad those elves quit making them but even now, they haunt me..). I digress.... either way, congrats on your will power and changing your life... all for the better!

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NOTABOUTHEFACE 10/8/2010 10:21PM

    Good for you! It's an easy thing to do and the norm for so many but you show everyone that you can get past the mindless munching and put your health first! Your heyday is most certainly now!

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BAYBELIEVER 10/8/2010 10:16PM

    Wonderful! You are finding your path and making it work!

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BRIGHT551 10/8/2010 5:49PM

    Awesome accomplishment!!! I too have realized that I can pass up those things I used to think I wanted. Now I want what is good for me and make healthy choices. Be proud of yourself and your great accomplishment and Keep moving forward!!!! You can do it and You are worth it!!!!!

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SLIGHTLYBRAINY 10/8/2010 3:52PM

    Good for you!!! Exercise and good food choices help shape a new life style along with a positive attitude.

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BAMAJAM 10/8/2010 3:39PM

  Hi MickeyMax! Good for you indeed...passing up the bargain breakfast sandwiches!! Recently while in the grocery store, in the bakery dept., I picked up a package of those creme horns, and they were a special low price. I coveted it in my grip, then I released it back to the shelf!!! hooray!! Oh, the temptation was strong--love those pastry things, but I was "stronger" in resisting. Then, as I pushed my cart through the store, I deliberately noticed other shoppers and WHAT they had in their carts. One very fit woman (dressed in work-out clothes) wheeled past me. She had ONLY healthy items in her cart. NO junk stuff. Looking at the shoppers, and looking into their carts--was revealing. (No, my observation was not obvious...haha, but I proved a "lesson" to myself.) I must train myself to skip that "bad stuff" department completely. There is a good sense of triumph when you make the right choice for your health's sake! Again, good for you, for being close to temptation, and TRIUMPHING--because you are worth it!!!

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STIPER23 10/8/2010 2:28PM

    Good for you! I used to start my mornings with a Mt Dew and didn't think I could make it through the morning without one. I had my last one on January 20, 2010. It was a hard and painful habit to break (OMG the caffiene withdrawl) but I did it! Feels good!

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FARMERJENN73 10/8/2010 2:07PM

    Now that's what I call a "EUREKA" moment. Feels good, doesn't it?

What have I changed? Well, I used to go to McDonalds every mornign on the way to work and get two sausage burritos and a medium diet coke. That was such a difficult habit to give up. BUT - since I gave up my McDonalds breakfast habit, I'm much lighter and springy in the morning. Must have been all that grease weighing me down.

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MUGGLE_MOM 10/8/2010 1:43PM

    What a great blog!!!
You are absolutely right --- THIS IS YOUR HEYDAY!!!!

I am so impressed and proud of all you're accomplishing!
Keep on Rockin'!

I hope you enjoyed your walk. And you weekend!

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THEONEBLUEGECKO 10/8/2010 12:54PM

    That is really great. emoticon This is your time now and you are doing so well.

My big changes are actually getting up and walking, and not eating a bunch of extra calories. Before, if I had a bag of cookies they would be gone within a couple of days, now they are lasting weeks and before I would always eat the pastry at work or the candy from the vending machine, now I hardly touch them.

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TONYSSCARLETT12 10/8/2010 11:39AM

    You know, I think I'm in my heyday, too! This business of drinking water and hitting the gym--its addictive. I feel so much better, physically, than I have in a long time.

You're an inspiration, MickeyMax. Keep up the good work.

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BRAVENEWGRL 10/8/2010 11:30AM

    Yeah for making changes! You can do this, you can change and nothing feels better than knowing this!

Way to go!!! And happy Friday!!!!

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GAYLE-G-63 10/8/2010 11:27AM

    Being conscious of what food I put in my body. Making the calories I eat healthy ones. Not binging.

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PENELOPE0831 10/8/2010 11:27AM

    Good for you! It's really important that we carve out a place for ourselves in the chaos that makes up family and work life. I'm still trying to figure out how to do that, but I guess demanding the time to go to the gym while hubby watches the kids is one way. I also put it out there that if he wasn't going to help with the housework then he better get ready to call Merry Maids cuz I can't do it alone (I work full time and we have two kids). He actually said that he would call them! Victory!

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MARYLQ11 10/8/2010 11:24AM

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It's Not About the Bike

Thursday, October 07, 2010

We bought a Harley this year, fulfilling my husband's dream.

I met my goal of getting on the back of the bike --- which to most, would probably not be a big thing, but to me, it was a hurdle. It comes with instructions. Step on foot peg, lean on his shoulder (while he is already sitting on the bike and swing my other leg over the seat and the saddlebags. (not mine, the bike's ..ha ha)

It took me about 15 mins of "lamaze type" breathing and sheer concentration and I did it last week. The intent was for me to get on with him, and then we would go for a short ride around the block.

That didn't happen.

I got on the bike, and he became frozen as to how it felt with a passenger, let alone someone bigger than he is. - Even if I wasn't heavier, I'd still be taller. When I asked if he was ready to go, he said, he didn't know. We just sat there for a couple of minutes and then I gave him the easy out -- Let's practice disembarking. Ha! Getting on was way easier.

I decided that we weren't ready for a ride. By "we" - in this case, I mean "he" --- and that's ok. I have a lot of heft. But it is inching away. It's getting colder; he is less likely to ride much these days anyway. Come the spring or maybe summer, I will be ready to try it all over again.

I did my thing. I got on the bike, like I said I would. Next time, though, I am going to get on and just keep going.





  
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1STARVINGARTIST 10/8/2010 1:49AM

    You did great! Congratulations for making it a positive. You are awesome and inspiring! I love your outlook on life!
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JAKEANDNELLIE 10/7/2010 8:05PM

    Don't worry - the two of you will be burning up the highways on your "hog" come spring! I wonder if you'll be like my sister-in-law . . . she enjoyed riding so much that she has her own Harley now!
Sheila

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DIFROMWYOMING 10/7/2010 6:39PM

    We just sold my husbands, and I would not have gotten on that bike with him for all the tea in China...and I like tea! No way, no how. I was easily 2ce his size and it left me frozen. sadly, I never even sat on it. I probably should have at least done that much. Good for you for trying! And you'll be there next year...wind in your hair...bugs in your teeth! emoticon

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MKT-PLAN 10/7/2010 1:33PM

    You are awesome! Good for you!

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CHANGE_4_ME 10/7/2010 11:29AM

    Be proud of that accomplishment. I went through the same thing once with my ex. He had a "crotch rocket" and did take me on an occasional ride and occasionally rode the kids around the block but he always said it was different with a rider, especially an inexperienced rider. You gotta know how to lean properly or he's doing the work for 2. Keep working at it and you'll be in shape for a ride in the spring. I love riding. My goal for the coming years(bucket list) is actually to be a driver. That may never happen. =]

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BIGBOOTYBETTY 10/7/2010 11:23AM

    If things happen for a reason and patience is a virtue, then by the time you and your hubby are ready to ride that bike together- it is going to be one hell of a ride! Until then,take it one day at a time!

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MAMADWARF 10/7/2010 10:49AM

    saddlebags comment was priceless!!! I think you are being really smart. He needs to be comfortable to safely drive you guys around and you need to able to trust that he is. All in good timing. Great blog.

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DONNAEDA 10/7/2010 10:35AM

    I am so sorry the bike ride didn't work out. But maybe next spring you will look so fetching he won't leave home without you.

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NOTABOUTHEFACE 10/7/2010 10:30AM

    That is awesome!! I'm so proud of you! It'll give you something to continue shooting for and he can get in some practice first on his own before you two go riding off into the sunset!

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BAYBELIEVER 10/7/2010 10:24AM

    What a wonderful blog! It shows how much you have accomplished and how truly sensitive you are without beating yourself up! I think this is another of your wonderful accomplishments! Keep on rolling!

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MUGGLE_MOM 10/7/2010 9:59AM

    You never fail to remind me what an amazing thoughtful wonderful lady you are. Hubby is incredibly lucky to have you. Congrats on getting past that first hurdle. I bet it felt great to get on the bike. By springtime, hubby will have had tons of practice on the bike and be ready for a passenger.

You totally Rock!!!!!

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ANGELCITYGAL 10/7/2010 9:43AM

    You're reminding me that this weight loss journey I'm on affects everyone around me. Some will be ready to change with me, and some will need more time. Your story is a perfect metaphor for the need for compassion going both ways. I'll be looking forward to hearing about your rides with your husband! How fun!

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KIYOSHI04 10/7/2010 9:23AM

    wow........... this was a great blog. i am glad that you met your goal and got on it. i am not sure that i could do it. it takes a lot of coordination.
i am glad that your husband didnt put you both at risk and you gave him the easy way out... that is so nice.

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SUNSHINE1234 10/7/2010 8:50AM

    You accomplished a goal! That is very important--- I love Harley's and one day, you both will be flying down the road. Keep up the great work!

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BRAVENEWGRL 10/7/2010 8:36AM

    Go you - way to take on those challenges!

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MYBULLDOGS 10/7/2010 8:30AM

    better to be safe than sorry. i have a scooter and i love it. riding with someone else would make me nervous. you both must be comfortable. you have no protection on a motor cycle. good luck. emoticon

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The Best 3 seconds of my day

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

It happened around 7:30pm tonight. I was walking to my car at work. I walked up the stairs (a set of 5 steps) like a NORMAL person. I did not hold onto the railing to hoist myself up. I climbed up, leaned forward a bit and did not feel anything but normal. big hurrah moment!

I am a recovering scaredy cat ever since I pulled my hammy a couple of years ago - I have had a prob with stairs.

This is giant success for me! Woo hoo!

  
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NOTABOUTHEFACE 10/7/2010 10:31AM

    YAY!! So happy for you! Nothing beats those moments of "normal!"

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DJHAR7 10/6/2010 5:56PM

    Good for you--take time to savor the small moments!

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TONYSSCARLETT12 10/6/2010 5:41PM

    Way to go!!! emoticon

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BODYREMEDIATOR 10/6/2010 3:14PM

    What a great feeling!

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BAYBELIEVER 10/6/2010 2:44PM

    That is awesome! Celebrate all those non-scale victories! That is the true achievement anyways! The scale only confirms what you already know!
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SHUTUPANDSMILE1 10/6/2010 1:35PM

    That is amazing! Keep up the good work! emoticon

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JENNRUHE 10/6/2010 1:23PM

    Awesome keep up the good work. It's hard to do something when your scared so that's a great accomplishment. emoticon

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LOOKN_UP 10/6/2010 11:29AM

    emoticon Yay!! Keep up the great work!


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POOKAQUEEN 10/6/2010 9:54AM

    Yay! Awesome! Congrats!

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BRIGHT551 10/6/2010 9:25AM

    A definite WOOHOO moment!!! Congrats and keep up the great work!!!!

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DIFROMWYOMING 10/6/2010 9:12AM

    Woohoo indeed! I loved that I finally conquered stairs...until this darn faciitis popped up and now I have to be careful with them again! Good for you!

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MUGGLE_MOM 10/6/2010 9:11AM

    You Go Girl!!!!!!

What a HUGE accomplishment!!!!!!

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STEVEOFINDY 10/6/2010 7:50AM

  YES...GREAT JOB!!!! KEEP IT UP!! emoticon

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MSHOPPER63 10/6/2010 7:30AM

    How Awesome for you Mickey, this will be one of many great moments you will have, has you become healthier !! It's these little things (or not so little) that keep us motivated. Thanks so much for sharing and my friend you are doing emoticon

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BOOKLVER81 10/6/2010 5:37AM

    WOOHOO!

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RIGBY31 10/6/2010 12:30AM

    What a great moment! Hurray!

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BIGBOOTYBETTY 10/5/2010 11:33PM

    You are doing it! One step at a time! emoticon

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BRAVENEWGRL 10/5/2010 10:35PM

    Total woooooooooooooooohoooooo! Go you!

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THEONEBLUEGECKO 10/5/2010 10:23PM

    Congratulations!

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    High Five!!! Awesome! emoticon

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Banishing the P word

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

My frequent quest for perfection has gotten me into trouble more than once. Initially, it sounds like a lofty goal, but in actuality (for me), it's a death sentence as I have a tendency to wait until everything is perfectly aligned before I take action. When are things perfectly aligned? Next to never. So, I wait, and in the meantime, I could be making small steps towards my goals, and chipping away at what needs to be done, instead of waiting for the perfect wave.

Here's what I am doing to change that.

GET ORGANIZED

MAKE A DOABLE PLAN; WORK THE PLAN

ASK FOR HELP (stop pretending I have everything under control!)


To get more organized, I have cut way back on watching tv. I am like a bump on a log if I am watching tv. I barely even catch the morning news anymore. I can find out what I need to know when I am in the car. Gotta love the radio.

Simplified plans work best for me. 20 mins cardio every day is where I am right now. It's more than I used to do. I am amping that number up. Today, I have made a goal for myself. It is walk outside around the perimeter of the building once every hour I am at work. It includes going up the BIG hill. That hill is shrinking. I still huff and puff when I get up it, but my recovery time is improving.

I am having a hard time sticking with a food plan, but I am staying in my caloric range. I know I could do a lot better in this area, and I am trying to figure this out.

I have an "I can do it all" attitude at work. I live by this code. Yesterday, I asked someone to sit in for me at a meeting. HUGE step forward. I had to avoid a panic attack last night when I read their email to see all the things that went "wrong" - but I calmed myself and remembered that I don't always have all the answers - nor do I need to have all of the answers.

What kinds of things do you do to keep yourself organized and on track? What plans do you have? How do you keep yourself on track? What do you do to move past wanting perfection and just getting it done?


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RACINGSLUG 10/7/2010 9:02AM

    Oh, man, do I understand perfectionism. It has taken me a LONG time to finally accept that I can't be perfect and never will be. And it's true, there will never be a perfect time, there will always be something happening. At some point it comes down to being honest about your priorities and not making any more excuses and just doing what you gotta do.

Right now I am juggling a number of responsibilities: doing well in graduate school, performing at my internship, keeping the house clean, staying connected to my husband (and my cat), living a healthy lifestyle, making time for other people, etc. It's not perfection, but you know I am handling things a lot better this year than I did last year.

For me it starts with just tiny steps every day. For instance, the cleaning thing is something that has happened not all in one day but over the course of a couple of months. I started by sorting through 3 papers every day, or putting away 5 things before I left a room. I also planned an hour of housework a week on top of that minor daily maintenance. And two months later, the house is staying clean on a daily basis, and I've moved into cleaning cluttered spots like closets. I do a load of laundry a day so it never gets overwhelming. (I use the cleaning example because prior to these last couple of months I was a disorganized mess for my entire life. I regard my clean house as something of a miracle.)

All things in life are like that. Just a little bit at a time, consistently, can go a long way.

I'm not sure what my plans are right now, lol. Just to survive grad school I guess. Losing weight would be ideal but given how busy I am right now, I'll settle for not gaining. I am trying to exercise on the weekends and eat 90% good stuff. I'm far from perfection on this one, but some effort is better than none at all.

One thing I have learned is that I can spend a lot of time planning and not a lot of time doing. I used to make elaborate to do lists and try to schedule out every minute of the day. Now I just do things as soon as I think of them. The minute a bill comes in, I pay it. The minute a paper hits my desk, I sort it. It saves a lot of time. I have decided the most effective plans are the most simple ones, the kind you don't even have to write down.

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SUNSHINE1234 10/7/2010 8:54AM

    i use to try to be "perfect" but it was too much trouble so I became a "procrastinator"---from one extreme to another, lol. You will work your way thru this!

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DJHAR7 10/6/2010 6:08PM

    I'm not very good at planning or perfection. I am a procrastinator with a capital P. Sometimes we adjust our goals if we are having trouble accomplishing them. Small improvements are easier to make. I love your writing style!

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DIFROMWYOMING 10/5/2010 8:25PM

    Now I just make a plan. It doesn't have to be a perfect plan, it is just a plan I can live with...and then I move on from there!
Good for you! Life can really get along without us sometimes!
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HVMBRU 10/5/2010 2:32PM

    Like I think you said, one keeps waiting for that "magic" moment to get the momentum. Well, the momentum only starts after we have gotten off our duffs!!

Helen (P.S. I'm back on my duff!)

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PARKERB2 10/5/2010 11:09AM

    I used to get stressed when I made a mistake or couldn't do something right. I've learned better and I'm not nearly as nervous and anxious as I used to be. I still show up early for most things but I guess that's a good thing. I have a schedule that works most of the time and I don't beat myself up is it gets off track a bit. I'm still learning to go with the flow to an extent. I feel learning how far to go is one of the answers to keeping yourself from getting to the point of trying to be perfect. Have a good day, MickeyMax and keep Sparking.

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DONNAEDA 10/5/2010 10:36AM

    perfection has gotten a lot of us in trouble. No one is perfect and maybe we use perfection for an excuse not to accomplish our goals. "If I can't do it perfect, I won't do it at all." I agree we must banish the "P" word.

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BLESSED2BEME 10/5/2010 9:55AM

    The P word gets me in trouble too. Sounds like you are working a great plan!

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LOOZINITNOW 10/5/2010 9:37AM

    Perfection is my enemy. This is something that I am really working on myself. We can do this with small changes, day by day.

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BRIGHT551 10/5/2010 8:46AM

    I have to give myself a "everything doesn't have to be perfect" pep talk. Realize that I am human and will make mistakes but that doesn't mean it is the end of the world. Pick up and keep moving forward with good habits. Your plan seems like you are heading in the right direction!!! Keep it up!!!

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EMILYBBB 10/5/2010 8:33AM

    Perfection looks at the very long-term goal. I just try to make one improvement after another. When I get one new habit online and I can do it without a lot of effort, I add another or I enhance it to make it more rigorous. Things are slowly getting better in ways that I never expected. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EMILYBBB 10/5/2010 8:33AM

    Perfection looks at the very long-term goal. I just try to make one improvement after another. When I get one new habit online and I can do it without a lot of effort, I add another or I enhance it to make it more rigorous. Things are slowly getting better in ways that I never expected. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MEL_UNRAU 10/5/2010 8:12AM

    Oh Perfection! How you taunt me too! For me, it isn't so much that I wait to start something until everything is ready, it's that I have a hard time calling anything "done" or completed until I have achieved perfection... be it icing a birthday cake or losing weight. Must be PERFECT... oh, me, oh my!

My plan has long been one of "one more". Drink one more glass of water today than yesterday (within reason! No need to drown myself!). Do one more rep with the weights than last time. Run one more minute than I did yesterday. Eat one more veggie. That kind of thing. It is what helped me build the habits. I didn't have to start out at a place of perfection, because there is always tomorrow to add "one more". And when I start feeling off track, I can always get back on track by adding in "one more", again.

I felt like I got pretty off track this weekend. Ate a bit of stuff that I shouldn't have and my workouts weren't the best. (Reality check: a shared order of fries, a shared piece of cake, a slice of sugar-less pie and 2 glasses of wine over 3 days do not the end of the world make! This is where my perfection kicking in!) But, because I feel off track, I am doing my one more! One more glass of water today. One more set on the weights (because today is a weight day!) and one more serving of freggies at each meal today. I'll be back to my "self" in no time...

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STEPPYSUE 10/5/2010 8:08AM

    Sounds like a doable plan. I bought a pedometer with a connection to the computer so I can see my progress in living color. My aerobic steps, aerobic time, etc all out there for me to see. I call him Pedro (PEDROmeter) get it? He's never left my side since I bought him, except at bedtime that is. That just wouldn't be right!
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