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Despite the Cold...

Monday, December 06, 2010

I woke up to a blustery day with a temperature in the 20's, a wind chill in the lower teens, and snowflakes blowing around. I really thought about not taking my walk at lunch. But, I know I need a break from sitting in the office. And I know it would be even colder when I got out of work. So, I was a good girl and took that walk. I was definitely cold when I got back, but I warmed up quickly and felt ready to get back to work. It did me good. I have decided, though, that I am taking a scarf tomorrow since the weatherman said it will be a little colder.

  
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JAMESCHIC7 12/9/2010 7:27PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticonWay to go taking your walk despite the cold keep up the good work!

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KAMAPERRY 12/7/2010 12:16PM

    Way to go! emoticon

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KKP4673 12/7/2010 1:10AM

    Good for you!! Way to go and way to keep working on getting healthy!! You can do this!!

(You might want to look on Craig's List for a free treadmill, though!) emoticon

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KKP4673 12/7/2010 1:10AM

    Good for you!! Way to go and way to keep working on getting healthy!! You can do this!!

(You might want to look on Craig's List for a free treadmill, though!) emoticon

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KKP4673 12/7/2010 1:09AM

    Good for you!! Way to go and way to keep working on getting healthy!! You can do this!!

(You might want to look on Craig's List for a free treadmill, though!) emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 12/6/2010 9:26PM

    emoticon How inspiring you are!

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CARRAND 12/6/2010 8:29PM

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I'm impressed that you walked at lunch in the cold!

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DEEO12 12/6/2010 6:44PM

    emoticon!!! You didn't let the weather get in the way of reaching your goals! emoticon

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KELLSOUTH 12/6/2010 5:51PM

    In the 20's and you still went walking?? You deserve a medal!

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I've excused myself from walking because it was low 50's outside. Of course, that speaks to my lack of willpower. lol

You've inspired me to bring a scarf or earmuffs to work. No more excuses!

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Thinking About New Goals

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Maybe it's the time of year, but I have been thinking about setting some new goals for myself. I'm trying to give it a lot of thought. What do I want to do next year? What do I don't want to do? What needs to change and what needs to stay the same? What is the best way to accomplish all this? All these questions will take the rest of the month to think about. But, I think it's time to come up with New Year's Resolutions that I will follow through on.

  
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STARLIGHT22146 12/6/2010 2:26PM

    That's a good idea to start early! I should start as well! Good luck!

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KAMAPERRY 12/5/2010 5:03PM

    Good for you!

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CESIRACOLLINS 12/5/2010 3:26PM

    I've been doing the same thing, also. My big thing is trying to make my goals not about weight or inches lost. It's hard not to focus on those things when trying to do health related goals.

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NPA4LOSS 12/5/2010 2:42PM

    emoticon You have come so far these last few months I know you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. emoticon

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SPWHITESTONE 12/5/2010 2:41PM

    Great idea. I've been thinking the same thing, but haven't had the time to really sit down and give it the thought it needs. Let us know how it goes.
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Holiday Happiness is Emerging

Saturday, December 04, 2010

I started the week slightly panicked about the approaching holidays. I was so not ready. But, slowly, during the week I would accomplish a couple things here and a couple things there. I went to my niece's holiday choir concert Thursday. I am definitely feeling like I'm more in the holiday spirit today. My aim is to be child-like in my celebrations and just enjoy every activity to the fullest.

  
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DEEO12 12/4/2010 6:01PM

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NPA4LOSS 12/4/2010 5:19PM

    You Go! Let's put all the negative that followed us this year in a box with a pretty bow and leave it by the curb. They can take it to the landfill. Have a Glorius holiday! emoticon

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CARRAND 12/4/2010 1:19PM

    Sounds like a great plan. My cards are out, and I've done some shopping and wrapped some gifts. If I didn't buy anything else, at least I would have some gifts under the tree.

I like your idea of approaching the holidays with a child-like spirit.

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KAMAPERRY 12/4/2010 1:04PM

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The Weekend's Finally Here

Friday, December 03, 2010

It's been soooooo boring at work that I'm extra grateful that it's the weekend. I know I will not be able to get everything done that I want to. So, I'm going to just dive it, have fun, and see how much I can accomplish without stressing. It is the holiday season - so I'm going to enjoy it.

  
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NPA4LOSS 12/3/2010 9:30PM

    emoticon I hope we can all keep that positive attitude as the season gets into full swing. I am hoping to get some things done also!

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NPA4LOSS 12/3/2010 9:30PM

    emoticon I hope we can all keep that positive attitude as the season gets into full swing. I am hoping to get some things done also!

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CARRAND 12/3/2010 9:09PM

    I get off work every other Friday. I work 9 hour days the rest of the time. I just love having those free Fridays! I got so much done today.

I hope you have a really wonderful weekend!

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Another Boring Day

Thursday, December 02, 2010

I had even less to do at work today than I did yesterday. I was climbing the walls by the time it was time to leave. All I kept thinking about was how much I had to do at home. But, I did get paid to make to-do lists.

  
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NPA4LOSS 12/3/2010 3:20PM

    Some days are like that. I am Sparking and just waiting for someone to tell me it's not OK. You are doing great with dealing with the wind down of the job. emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 12/3/2010 11:01AM

    At least you were productive! emoticon

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KKP4673 12/3/2010 2:09AM

    Can you do any work-outs while you're bored at work?! --Just an idea!!

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BGR8FUL1 12/2/2010 9:07PM

  Kind of the same day at work. I get to write in my planner and make grociery lists.

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SPWHITESTONE 12/2/2010 7:10PM

    I guess it could be worse! Good for you for taking advantage of the down time to get yourself organized.
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