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Day 91 Accountability

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Tuesday --

emoticon1 - Exercise - 25 minutes elliptical, 5 minutes stretching.
emoticon2 - 100 mile challenge - 2.62 miles today, 17.87 miles for the month.
emoticon3 - Calories - 1535.
emoticon4 - Sleep - 5.5 hours.
emoticon5 - Spark curfew - 11:45pm.
emoticon6 - Freggies - 1 fruit, 4 veggies.
emoticon7 - Soul food - John 13:21 - 38. Jesus identifies Judas as his betrayer and tells Peter that he will deny him three times. Jesus puts his total trust in God, and so should I.

NEW MONTH, NEW GOALS! The old ones are working really well, so i'm just tweaking them. Following my buddy, ThinGettinOut's lead, I removed water as a goal, since I almost never miss that one.

April 2012 accountability goals --
1 - Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. I had to back off of running until I get the results of my MRI in early AprilI.
2 - I accepted a team challenge to log bicycling miles in April. My goal is 100 miles. My team mates have decided we can rack up the miles any way we can. Mine will be a combination of bicycling and elliptical.
3 - Track my food and limit my calories to less than 1800 per day. Goal weight is 145 pounds by end of May.
4 - Sleep 6+ hours per night.
5 - Stop Sparking by 10:30pm. I'm moving up my curfew by 30 minutes. I'm not getting to bed early enough to get my six hours of sleep. We'll see if this 10:30 curfew works better in April.
6 - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
7 - Feed my soul by reading scripture daily.

  
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JANETRIS 4/8/2012 5:05PM

    Way to go tracking the miles...I need to get caught up for the week!

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FREDANN 4/5/2012 10:49PM

    You are really riding along that bike challenge aren't you?! Great job! emoticon

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LUCKYDOGFARM 4/5/2012 1:05AM

    WooHoo Nan! love the new additions to the goals!

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IUHRYTR 4/4/2012 9:05PM

    Your streak continues. emoticon -- Lou

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1HOTMAMA2BE 4/4/2012 9:46AM

    As always, you're doing emoticon!!!!!

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THINGETTINOUT 4/4/2012 6:40AM

    You are really moving along on the 100 mile challenge. Well done.

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QUEENMOXIE 4/4/2012 5:57AM

    Good luck on your goals! ....Woo Hoo! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JOYINKY 4/4/2012 12:57AM

    I see you haven't missed a beat while I was gone. Still doing great! WooHoo!

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Day 90 Accountability

Monday, April 02, 2012

Monday --

emoticon1 - Exercise - 30 minutes elliptical, 15 minutes stretching.
emoticon2 - 100 mile bike challenge - 0 miles today, 12 miles for the month.
emoticon3 - Calories - 1637.
emoticon4 - Sleep - 5.5 hours.
emoticon5 - Spark curfew - 11pm.
emoticon6 - Freggies - 2 fruit, 6 veggies.
emoticon7 - Soul food - John 12:1-11 Judas is upset with Mary Magdalene for anointing Jesus with a litre of costly perfumed oil - worth 300 days wages. The meditation booklet challenges the reader to think of a way to love extravagantly this week. What does loving extravagantly mean to you?


NEW MONTH, NEW GOALS! The old ones are working really well, so i'm just tweaking them. Following my buddy, ThinGettinOut's lead, I removed water as a goal, since I almost never miss that one.

April 2012 accountability goals --
1 - Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. I had to back off of running until I get the results of my MRI in early AprilI.
2 - I accepted a team challenge to log bicycling miles in April. My goal is 100 miles. I'm being realistic with my schedule. If I find that 100 is pretty easy, then I'll raise it later in the month.
3 - Track my food and limit my calories to less than 1800 per day. Goal weight is 145 pounds by end of May.
4 - Sleep 6+ hours per night.
5 - Stop Sparking by 10:30pm. I'm moving up my curfew by 30 minutes. I'm not getting to bed early enough to get my six hours of sleep. We'll see if this 10:30 curfew works better in April.
6 - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
7 - Feed my soul by reading scripture daily.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

LUCKYDOGFARM 4/5/2012 1:10AM

    "What does loving extravagantly mean to you?" great question! and really, it has nothing to do with money! yay for that. doesnt mean it is free either. Priceless. ya, that is pretty extravagant.

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JANETRIS 4/3/2012 8:11PM

    Nice blog tweaking Nancy! Oh...and your new car sounds great too!

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IUHRYTR 4/3/2012 6:51PM

    Happy to read you're still on track. How's your knee holding up? -- Lou

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MSANITAL 4/3/2012 3:16PM

    woohoo on the bike challenge glad you with us.. keep up the great work


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THINGETTINOUT 4/3/2012 6:37AM

    Good day my friend. You are a leader.

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DARINGR8LY 4/2/2012 11:45PM

    You've got great goals for April. I am especially amazed at your bike riding schedule. Good luck this month! emoticon

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Day 89 Accountability

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Sunday --

emoticon1 - Exercise - 60 minute bike ride.
emoticon2 - 100 mile bike challenge - 12 miles today.
emoticon3 - Calories - 1730.
emoticon4 - Sleep - 7.5 hours.
emoticon5 - Spark curfew - 10:00pm.
emoticon6 - Freggies - 1 fruit, 4 veggies.
emoticon7 - Soul food - Today in church, we read the Passion of Christ from Mark 14:1-15:47. It's the cliff notes of what is to come this week.


NEW MONTH, NEW GOALS! The old ones are working really well, so i'm just tweaking them. Following my buddy, ThinGettinOut's lead, I removed water as a goal, since I almost never miss that one.

April 2012 accountability goals --
1 - Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. I had to back off of running until I get the results of my MRI in early AprilI.
2 - I accepted a team challenge to log bicycling miles in April. My goal is 100 miles. I'm being realistic with my schedule. If I find that 100 is pretty easy, then I'll raise it later in the month.
3 - Track my food and limit my calories to less than 1800 per day. Goal weight is 145 pounds by end of May.
4 - Sleep 6+ hours per night.
5 - Stop Sparking by 10:30pm. I'm moving up my curfew by 30 minutes. I'm not getting to bed early enough to get my six hours of sleep. We'll see if this 10:30 curfew works better in April.
6 - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
7 - Feed my soul by reading scripture daily.

  
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LUCKYDOGFARM 4/5/2012 1:11AM

    wonder how i missed so many of your great blogs? i am really loving your soul food.

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FREDANN 4/2/2012 9:08PM

    Love, love, love your new goals!! You are awesome!! I joined the bike challenge as well but still have to go for a ride this month! Thanks for the reminder!
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1HOTMAMA2BE 4/2/2012 9:44AM

    Great goals for April! I agree on the bedtime. emoticon You need your zzzz's. My ultimate goal is 135, but I won't be there for quite a while. I love your goal of 145, but I won't be there for a while. I hope to be at 150 by the end of the month. We'll see what April brings, BUT I KNOW YOU'LL HIT YOUR GOAL!!! Congrats!!!!

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MSANITAL 4/2/2012 8:36AM

    Way to go Nan, love your goals.. and they are so reachable.. you always inspire me.. as well as others..


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THINGETTINOUT 4/2/2012 7:28AM

    Great day you had . I really like the 12 mile bike ride. I am going to find out if I can go that far soon. You inspire me to do better.

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Day 88 Accountability

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Saturday --
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I passed my real estate broker's exam with flying colors! Thank you for all your words of encouragement and good wishes. I know that they helped. I woke up in the middle of the night for about an hour - worrying that I didn't study enough. Oh me of little faith!

emoticon1 - Exercise - Planned day of rest. I was out joy riding in the new car after passing the broker's exam!
emoticon2 - Calories - 1778.
emoticon3 - Water - 8 cups.
emoticon4 - Sleep - 6.5 hours.
emoticon5 - Spark curfew - 10:30pm.
emoticon6 - Tax prep - done & filed! And my refund is now in my savings account. No longer burning a hole in my pocket!
emoticon7 - Freggies - 1 fruit, 5 veggies.
emoticon8 - Blog

NEW MONTH, NEW GOALS! The old ones are working really well, so i'm just tweaking them.

April 2012 accountability goals --
1 - Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. I had to back off of running until I get the results of my MRI in early AprilI. I accepted a team challenge to log miles on my bike in April. My goal is 100 miles. I'm being realistic with my schedule. If I find that 100 is pretty easy, then I'll raise it later in the month.
2 - Track my food and limit my calories to no more than 1800 per day. Goal weight is 145 pounds by end of May.
3 - Drink 8 cups of water each day.
4 - Sleep 6+ hours per night.
5 - Stop Sparking by 10:30pm. The # of hours that I sleep is directly proportional to how late I Spark. I'm moving up my curfew by 30 minutes. I'm not getting to bed early enough to get my six hours of sleep. We'll see if this 10:30 curfew works better in April.
6 - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
7 - Report my progress to the world every day by writing my accountability blog.

  
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FREDANN 4/1/2012 3:21PM

    You ARE ON FIRE!!!! New car, exam passed, great goals, great consistency, amazing attitude! You rock girl!! Congrats on all your accomplishments!
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JANETRIS 4/1/2012 10:16AM

    A passed test... a new car....goals met! Wow, what a great day for you! emoticon

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THINGETTINOUT 4/1/2012 6:18AM

    Love all the goal met thingys. Well done.

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/31/2012 11:45PM

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Day 87 Accountabiliity & Weigh-in

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Friday --

Friday was weigh-in day for my team. I was down 1.0 pound. I've got 1.8 pounds to go in the next 10 days to meet my goal of weighing what my driver's license says that I weigh.

Meet Pearl, my new (to me) 2011 Blizzard Pearl Prius! I finally got off the fence and bought it.


emoticon1 - Exercise - 30 minutes recumbent bike, 15 minutes stretching.
emoticon2 - Calories - 1865. That egg roll and shrimp pad thai put me over a little bit.
emoticon3 - Water - 9 cups.
emoticon4 - Sleep - 6 hours.
emoticon5 - Spark curfew - 9pm. Cramming for my real estate broker's exam.
emoticon6 - Tax prep - done & filed! And my refund is now in my savings account! And no longer burning a hole in my pocket!
emoticon7 - Freggies - 1 fruit, 4 veggies.
emoticon8 - Blog


March 2012 accountability goals --
1 - Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. I'm training for a triathlon sprint. I did something to my knee (perhaps torn cartilage), so I'm not able to run right now. My knee swells anytime I do something that is high impact. So, in March, I will swim, use the elliptical machine, walk, or bike as the weather permits.
2 - Track my food and limit my calories to no more than 1800 per day. Lose 5 pounds by Easter so that I'll weigh what my driver's license says that I weigh.
3 - Drink 8 cups of water each day.
4 - Sleep 6+ hours per night.
5 - Stop Sparking by 11pm. The # of hours that I sleep is directly proportional to how late I Spark. I'm going to be accountable to this Spark curfew.
6 - Progress on tax preparation. Goal date to get everything to the accountant is March 19.
7 - Eat 1 fruit and 4 veggies per day.
8 - Report my progress to the world every day by writing my accountability blog.

  
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FREDANN 4/1/2012 3:23PM

    Pearl is just beautiful, congrats again! And you lost 1 lb, which is fantastic! I'm sure you'll reach your goal in the next 10 days!
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SUZANNE0606 3/31/2012 11:19PM

    Pearl is BEAUTIFUL!!! Congrats!!

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LUCKYDOGFARM 3/31/2012 10:02PM

    now, wasnt your RE brokers test today? how did you manage to find time to buy Pearl with MY money? haha. I am glad you got a new car. hopefully she is paid off or has REALLY low payments. does it plug in? or is it all gas?
Enjoy!!

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SEAGIRLRUN 3/31/2012 8:16PM

    I love that you wanna weight what your driver's license says! I am gonna do that! thanks for the inspiration. :)

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/31/2012 5:57PM

    OHHHHHHH ... WooHoo on the weight loss, too! Next time you get your driver's license, you'll have to tell them you weigh 10 lbs. less because I bet you will! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1HOTMAMA2BE 3/31/2012 5:56PM

    I love it! I bet you will, too. Especially when you fill up at the gas station! As a matter of fact, my husband traded in his Tundra today for a Venza. Also, blizzard pearl! We hardly drove the truck because it was HUGE and gobbled up a lot of gas. Now we have two blizzard pearl white vehicles. It doesn't show dirt and looks clean almost all the time. Let me know what you think here in a month or two. I'd be interested to see what difference you see.

I hope your exam went well today. I was thinking about you when I was working my booty off in the yard.

Rock Chalk Jayhawk...I just had to say it. Good luck!

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