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A Nice Little Surprise This Morning :)

Friday, September 24, 2010

Got up and went walking at 5 a.m. this morning like I always do. My friend Karen goes with me every morning. We started walking the track, flash light in hand... I started noticing smiley faces chalked on the path ever so many feet. I thought it was pretty cool. The path is about a mile long and the smiley faces kept coming and coming. I got a little smile on my face... well as we went a little farther we saw this.



whoever did this put a lot of energy and work into leaving these little messages. Whom ever they were for I hope they saw them and felt pretty special. Then I can to the final message.



That just made my morning!! I know nothing big just little chalk messages but it made me feel happy to seem them just the same. You never know where you will find encouragement or who it will be from.... even a perfect stranger!

  
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HOLLIEAYNE 12/1/2010 2:12PM

    Wow...that was awesome.

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ALLABOUTPUNKY 10/8/2010 5:06PM

    That is sooooo neat! Things like that don't just happen every day!

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BAMAJAM 9/27/2010 11:42AM

  Wow... What a great message, and thank you for sharing it with Sparkpeople! I want to pass along to everyone reading this,
HAVE AN AMAZING DAY !! --- Please spread this spirit!!! :-)

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KERPER79 9/27/2010 10:23AM

    That is pretty cool. Someone is probably inspired by you & with good reason. emoticon

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HARISHABAD 9/26/2010 12:08PM

    That is so neat. More of that sure would make the world a better place.

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XPHOENIX 9/25/2010 11:55PM

    So awesome. I do this all the time, but usually in the form of a sticky note on the bathroom mirror that says "I love your smile, do it again" or "Have a great day, beautiful" Once, I saw someone find one and she took a pic of it, then snatched it off the mirror and put it in her purse, she immediately picked up her phone and called someone and said "hey babe, just wanted to see how you are... something reminded me of you just now. I love you" Awwwww! I dont know who she was talking to, but my note made her tell someone ELSE that she loved them!

I bet the person (or people) that left those was feeling especially happy and wanted to pay it forward. I wish MORE people loved others like this! :) Great find... thanks for sharing it with us!

XOXOXOX

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DJS-DEBBIE 9/25/2010 10:05PM

    That is so wonderful! Who knows, maybe it was meant for you...

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MARYANNGI 9/25/2010 3:40PM

    What an incredible thing for someone to do!!

Welcome back to the Spirit Team. We are so happy to have you back.

When you are weighing-in and logging the cays activites, take the time to check out the team page. We have added several new things like Team Goals and the Spark Spirit Award to name a few.

Also check out our plane. Persistans123 arranged for a truly awesome ride including a mini-gym and healthy snack bar with fruits and veggies. emoticon

See you on the plane!!
MaryAnn

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 9/25/2010 3:08PM

    Very cool! Hope you are enjoying your weekend! Nice proflie pic:)

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OFFDREA 9/25/2010 1:12PM

    That is so neat!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 9/25/2010 11:10AM

    Awesome! What a great surprise and encouragement this morning. As it says, keep walking, moving towards your goals.
Cyndi

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BUTTERFLYBLUE67 9/25/2010 9:06AM

    That's awesome.

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PERSISTANT123 9/25/2010 8:30AM

    I can certainly see why this made you smile. Someone certainly paid it forward to lots of people!

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PHYL220 9/25/2010 7:50AM

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EPIPHANYANGEL 9/25/2010 5:32AM

    That's so cool...how nice. emoticon emoticon

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 9/25/2010 1:07AM

    How cool is that? What a nice surprise to make you feel even BETTER about getting out there!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 9/24/2010 9:56PM

    That is so precious.

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SLIMPAM23 9/24/2010 9:49PM

    That is crazy awesome!! Who knows...maybe it was divine intervention made especially for YOU and your friend--You never know!!

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LAVENDERLILY 9/24/2010 9:15PM

    What a nice idea! Thanks for sharing!

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WSTXBLUEBONNET 9/24/2010 9:04PM

    That is wayyyyyyyy cool!!!! I walk at that early hour too!!! Maybe I ought to make a pit stop by the track...I might find a surprise too!!!! Happy walking!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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POOKAQUEEN 9/24/2010 8:53PM

    That's so cool! What a great surprise!

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DANIELLEBREEN 9/24/2010 8:38PM

    that's a lovely idea! I just may do that one of these days!

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MAGPIE17 9/24/2010 8:13PM

    That's so cute!

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SUGARSMOM2 9/24/2010 7:38PM

  well it is nice to have a little pick me up along the way . yes someone was feeling good themselves to do that . makes your heart feel good .

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FERGSGIRL2 9/24/2010 7:37PM

   
Wonderful!

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SUNSHINESKYWAY 9/24/2010 7:37PM

    That's awesome, thanks for sharing!

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Change of Attitude!!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Hello Sparkers :)

I feel like I have been such a slacker lately. I was doing so good and just shedding pounds left and right. I was feeling so upbeat and proud of myself!!

I have been so down on myself lately though.... I am still loosing weight but it has slowed down quite a bit lately. A lot of it has to do with school being back in. I am taking 4 classes and all of them have a heavy work load. Plus I also have work, a husband and a 15 year old daughter. I know the weight loss is slowing down because I'm not cooking as many meals at home and I have been neglecting my ST. I am feeling like I just can't get ahead.......

But I really think the reason is because I am letting school and life become a convenient excuse. I would feel better about school and other things if I was feeling better about taking care of myself. If I let one thing slide I let other things slide!! I know I am stronger than I am showing myself to be right now! I am getting down on myself so when I am struggling to get something done I give up and tell myself "oh well.... you can't do everything".....

But I don't want to have that attitude!!! I want to do everything and I want to start proving that I can do it!! I want to prove that I won't let life get so hectic that I can't even take care of my health. I worked so hard to lose 42 pounds that I am not going to give up!! I will lose that other 28 lbs I have left. I went from 230 to being in the 180's for gosh sakes!!.................................

Today is a new day and I am going to make it mine!!

  
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 9/23/2010 11:02AM

    See the problem - fix the problem!

I don't know if it will help you, but what helped me was to make my veggies in the morning while I was getting ready to leave.

All I did was bring the frozen veggies to boil and put them into a container. I did 3 packages at a time (it's just what I did) and at night there was no longer an excuse to pass on the veggies - they were already ready for me. Funny how I always found time for proteins and starches but too tired to cook a pot of veggies.

Just keep trying - you are doing great!

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TEENY_BIKINI 9/23/2010 10:36AM

    It is okay, boo. It slows down for a lot of people. I think I am in that boat too.

But we are still fabulous though - and your hair is ah-mazing. It will come if you just keep on going and in the meantime - revel in all of your success [that should take a while :) ]

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READY4LIVE 9/22/2010 7:15PM

    Whew dear that is a lot on your plate! I admire your determination, its really motivating :) And I KNOW YOU CAN DO IT!! emoticon emoticon

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HONEY323 9/20/2010 8:27PM

    Don't be too hard on yourself. Life does have a way of slipping into our plans. You see the problem. Try to fix it the same way you started losing weight, one step at a time. We are all behind you. You are an inspiration and a team leader in weight loss. emoticon emoticon

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XPHOENIX 9/18/2010 10:58PM

    OMG you are so right, babe. I am doing the same thing!! When I let one thing slide, EVERYTHING starts to go.... I have begun to slack on my ST, too :( OMG your entry just showed me that I am being a slacker a bit, too.
I'm SURE you will find a nice routine SOON and you will kick major BUTT! You won't let this stop you... you deserve better than that... and you know it :)

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 9/18/2010 5:56AM

    Cheering for you!!! You will do it!!

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MOMFAN 9/18/2010 12:12AM

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MARYANNGI 9/17/2010 10:07PM

    You will definitely bouce back. You have done so well and were an inspiration to me during the Summer Challenge.

hang in there!!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 9/17/2010 6:10PM

    I think many of us have been in the same situation. It takes time to settle into a new routine when we have schedule changes. Great job in catching it so quickly. Good luck with balancing everything.
Cyndi

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BODYREMEDIATOR 9/17/2010 2:22PM

    Great attitude! Being overweight it hard. Losing weight is hard. And, maintaining your weight is hard. We all have to pick one hard.

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EPIPHANYANGEL 9/17/2010 2:19PM

    emoticonYou've achieved so much already emoticon

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MAGPIE17 9/17/2010 12:59PM

    Woohoo! Own it!

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HALFANGEL 9/17/2010 12:29PM

    Great Attitude! I'm in the same boat lately. Just not motivated. Hand me an oar and let's row this boat out of our slump!

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BLYNN710 9/17/2010 11:32AM

    You can do this. Acknowledging the difficulties you have been having will help you push past them. Before long you are going to be at your goal weight.

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JERSEYDEVIL66 9/17/2010 11:28AM

    You can and will do this I know you can. I always say, gotta take care of #1 before you can take care of #2,3,4,......1,000

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MISSROCKABILLY 9/17/2010 10:53AM

    You can do it!

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POOKAQUEEN 9/17/2010 10:37AM

    Way to bounce back! It is very hectic, but maybe there are things you can do to prepare for this time. The crock pot is my best friend when it comes to good dinners that are easier to handle in the busy afternoon. Start it in the morning and let it cook. Batch cooking is good too. I like to search spark recipes for quick meal ideas for my work day too.
It's the little things that add up!
Good luck with your classes, keep up the good work!

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GLAMIT 9/17/2010 10:25AM

    It happens we all go through it and it is hard to keep up with all the demands. I don't think it's an excuse I think we just have to find other ways to make time for us is all. A lot of times that just means re-evaluating what we are doing and where we are going. You have accomplished so much you should be very proud. Now keep going, reach for your goal. Let's give each other a kick in the hiney.
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JODIANN421 9/17/2010 9:52AM

    YAY! We are going to rock this!!! I was so glad to read this :) emoticon

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 9/17/2010 9:21AM

    You can do this! When things get hectic, it seems the things we do for ourselves are the very first to go! You've worked hard to get this far, and your health is every bit as important as everything else. Besides, if you WEREN'T healthy, then who would take care of all those things?? Remember how important, beautiful and strong you are, and make yourself a priority! (yeah, I know, easier said than done!) When you feel good, the rest will follow. Take care!!

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LITTLETEALOVER 9/17/2010 9:20AM

    I am a staunch believer that we aren't supposed to be able to do everything. If you're having trouble cooking dinner every night, enlist the help of your husband and daughter. Teach either or both of them to cook one healthy meal and ask them to cook at least one night a week. Sometimes we think we have to do everything, but it's better for us (and our families) when we delegate a bit.

It may also help to decide on an order of importance. That way, if you can't get everything done, at least the important things are done. What's most important to you?

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SHERYLP461 9/17/2010 9:08AM

    Good job, you will make it!
Sheryl

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DALAI_LALA 9/17/2010 8:51AM

    Just keep in mind that your health is at least as important as your job or doing the laundry! It isn't selfish to take care of yourself, it's a necessity.



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Lose 10 by 10/10/10!!

Friday, August 27, 2010

I do declare that I, Jessica Martin aka Frostynal, will lose 15 pounds by 10/10/10. Today I weigh 194. My weight on 10/10/10 will be 179 or less.


I will accomplish this goal by completing the following:

- eating in my target range of 1200 to 1550 calories
- planning my meals ahead each week and shopping for them
- preparing healthy good for you meals
- eating lots of fruits and veggies!!
- walking 45 min every morning & doing 4 days of additional cardio
- doing at least 5 days of strength training
- drinking 12 glasses of water each and every day
- getting no less than 7 hours of sleep
- giving myself at least 30 - 60 min of relaxation each day


I will try 10 new healthy recipes.
I will do 10 new activities I have never done.
I will read 10 new health and fitness articles.
I will support 10 new Sparkfriends.
I will take care of myself and let me be the best me I can be!!


I'll keep you up to date on how it goes!!

  
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SLIMPAM23 8/31/2010 5:09PM

    Kiddo - I know you are going to DO all of those things....and I know you are going to LOSE all those pounds....and I do declare that you should be the Poster Child for SP cuz YOU are exactly what SP is all about. You Go Girl!!!

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 8/31/2010 12:33AM

    Sounds like a fantastic plan! Your enthusiasm is contagious and it inspires me to get out there and make a new plan!!
You can do it!!
Kristi

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READY4LIVE 8/30/2010 2:05PM

    I know emoticon! You've been just melting away! And with great goals like that, seems like a certainty verses a possibility emoticon

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NITSA05 8/29/2010 6:59PM

    I wish you all the best. I am new to SP - this is the beginning of my 3rd week. I could be one of the new ones that you support. You CAN do it!!

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XPHOENIX 8/29/2010 5:16PM

    Oooooh sounds awesome!! :) You Go GIrl!!

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JOYCEMARIE9 8/29/2010 10:51AM

    What great goals I'm sure you will make it. It makes me feel like I need to get busy and do something too. emoticon

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KDEEMAY 8/29/2010 9:23AM

    You've got a great goal and have done an excellent job! Good luck!
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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 8/28/2010 5:41PM

    Sounds like a great plan to me. You have the motivation, a goal and a plan. Now you just need to do it. I KNOW you can.
Good luck!
Cyndi

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KELRAJ 8/28/2010 4:34PM

    You sound very motivated and ready to go with a plan! Good luck!

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KEL_BEL_FX3 8/28/2010 2:57PM

    Excellent plan! You can do it!

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CHARLENERAE12 8/28/2010 9:21AM

    Good luck!

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MOLGRA2 8/28/2010 9:00AM

    Your motivation and determination is so inspiring! I know you can achieve your 15 pound goal! emoticon

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DENALOU18 8/28/2010 8:20AM

    I am so excited to be on this team! We can do it!

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DJS-DEBBIE 8/28/2010 7:56AM

    Love it!

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-POOKIE- 8/28/2010 3:20AM

    10/10/10 seems to be inspiring a lot of people to a lot of things! Funny how 'strange' dates can motivate people to think.

good luck with your goals!!

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DLEE27 8/27/2010 11:38PM

    emoticon emoticonSo happy to have you on the team!

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SOUNDANDVISION 8/27/2010 10:47PM

    you ROCK!! this is a great blog/set of goals! you are sooo going to do this thing!! i can tell! yipppeee!

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SHAKENMA 8/27/2010 10:41PM

    Good Luck! Great goal setting.

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BLYNN710 8/27/2010 9:39PM

    I love it. You will do this!!

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BARBARACT 8/27/2010 9:21PM

    Sounds like a great plan! I am looking forward to seeing your progress on 10/10/10!


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Making A Plan And Putting It In Motion!!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

It has been two weeks now that I am getting up at 5 am and putting in 3.5 miles to start the day. That sounds really good but on the negative side.... I have a hard time getting to bed early and therefore have not been getting my much needed amount of sleep. Because of this I am tired, worn out, lacking enthusiasm.... I really have to push myself!! Plus the added homework and going to class my free time is about zero! Because of this I haven't been planning my meals like I should and I've been going for easy things to prepare instead of healthy. All of which are eventually going to catch up with my weight loss!!

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I DO NOT want to give up walking in the mornings!! If I do that I don't trust myself to get it in at the end of the day....... so what to do???

Well I am going to work on my organization skills and I am going to make a plan and I am going to stick to it!!!

DAILY ROUTINE!!

1) I am going to go to bed by 10!! That gives me 7 hours sleep.... not wonderful but doable!!

2)Wake up at 5 am eat a good healthy nutrition bar and walk 3.5 miles (about 45-50 min)!

3)After walking immediately come in and do my ST!! That way I am already sweaty and dressed for a workout!!

4)Take shower, pack gym bag, pack nutritious lunch..... head off to school or work!

5)After work (3:00p) or school(3:40p) head to the gym for a class or a little time on the machines.

6)Come home and take a short nap!! (I never take naps but I am going to do it)

7)Finish up what ever homework I have. Most of my classes give me time to work on homework in class and I am going to start utilizing that time!!

8)Make a healthy nutritious meal for my family and enjoy their company!!

9)Relax for a little while watch some TV... snuggle with the DH.

10) Go to bed by 10!

I think that this list is all doable if I stay up on it.... which means!


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WEEKLY ROUTINE:

1)Plan the meals for the whole week on Sunday!!

2)Go shopping for everything on Sunday or Monday after school.

3)Sleep in on Saturday and Sunday and walk later around 8 or 9am before it gets too hot.

4)Clean the house on the weekend so I don't have to do it during the week except upkeep.

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This isn't a major change from what I am already doing except going to bed earlier, getting a nap, doing ST earlier so I have more free time in the afternoon and making sure all of my meals are planned out, purchased and packed and my gym bag is also packed and ready to go! All of these thing should hopefully make my day a little less hectic!!

Anyone out there have any more suggestions on how to make life a little easier?? :)

  
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HARISHABAD 9/26/2010 12:11PM

    Sounds great!

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MVICKERS21 8/23/2010 4:48PM

    Some easy things to have if you don't have time to think about making a healthy meal. I always have staples. Like fresh veggies and fruit. If I don't want it in the mornings it doesnt matter I don't have the choice once I'm at work. I like to keep things like veggies and whole wheat pitas and hummus. So no matter what I have something quick and healthy.

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XPHOENIX 8/23/2010 12:54AM

    Seems like you have an amazing plan ready to be set in motion. Wow that you walk in the morning, do ST, then everything else, then go to the gym also! OMG I feel so lazy now. lol If I workout in the morning, I have so much energy for the day, but I don't usually workout again. lol

You have things all figured out and I'm SURE you can work it out. Some weeks will be more hectic than others, but planning is the first (and most important) step :)

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TEENY_BIKINI 8/22/2010 8:47PM

    I love your plan. I need to get some sleep too - maybe I should follow your lead and pack it in at 10.

You are doing great.

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MARYANNGI 8/22/2010 3:38PM

    Sounds like a great plan. Keep me posted on how it works out.

Thanks for the comment on my Spark Blob. The comments and support help to keep my motivated when I want to slack off! emoticon

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EPIPHANYANGEL 8/20/2010 3:01PM

    Sounds like a doable plan. emoticon

It is hard trying to juggle so many things but you've already come a long way. Best wishes. emoticon

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 8/19/2010 8:03PM

    Sounds great! You can do it! I make a menu for the entire week also and we shop once a week. Our lives are crazy during the school year to the point that if I have to stop at the store on the way home I am liable to hurt someone:) I refuse to stop...I am usually way too tired or hungry.

Try your plan for a week and see how it goes!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 8/19/2010 12:29PM

    Sounds like you have a plan in place. I know it can be challenging to get into a new routine. (Especially going to bed earlier. I have a real problem with that.)
Good luck!
Cyndi

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FITJANE 8/19/2010 12:09PM

    I am inspired to be so organized. Good job!

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POOKAQUEEN 8/19/2010 10:35AM

    Sounds like a great plan to me!

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QUE-SERA-SERA 8/19/2010 9:56AM

    sounds like a SOLID plan to me! awesome!! keep it up!

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JOYCEMARIE9 8/19/2010 9:48AM

    Keep playing with your schedule and you will find what works for you half of the battle is knowing what the problem is and finding ways to work it out and you will. Try working backwards set a time to go to bed and schedule your day back from that so that bedtime take priority and is not pushed back all the time. Good luck you can do it when there is a will there is a way.

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BRILLIANTAQUA 8/19/2010 8:18AM

    Sounds like a plan!! You'll work out what sleep schedule works for you--it may take some playing around with though. I'm a huge fan of naps, but sometimes they can interfere with going to bed at a reasonable hour, just something to keep in mind. For me it's not as important that I get a full 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep as getting ~7 for the day so it doesn't matter (7 hrs/day seems to be my ideal amount of sleep at the level of exercise I'm currently at), but some people seem to really need their sleep to be in one long chunk.

I love my morning walks/runs outside (and I think I might go a little nuts without them), but sometimes I absolutely cannot fit that into my schedule and so will either take a rest day or go to the gym at some point for some other kind of cardio--don't beat yourself up if you find with your class/life schedule this fall that you need to be a little more flexible with your workouts (it's something I have to keep telling myself as sunrise gets later & later...). Oh, and I was going to add...once it cools off you could consider doing some of your walks on campus in between classes.

I have every confidence that you'll make this work this fall!!!!

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-POOKIE- 8/19/2010 3:30AM

    Goodness, busy busy plan, best of luck sticking with it!

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PERSISTANT123 8/19/2010 2:18AM

    Sounds like you have devised a workable plan. Don't worry about adding any more, and be flexible if you need to tweak it some in the coming week(s). emoticon
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LISAALVORD 8/18/2010 11:10PM

    I think this plan looks great. I am heading back to work after staying at home for 3 years so I have to re-arrange my plan and schedules too. Great job planning. I know you can do it.

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HONEY323 8/18/2010 10:53PM

    Great plan. It is hard to balance everything, but worth it. I need to make a plan too. emoticon

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JESSCKAH 8/18/2010 10:40PM

    writing out a plan like this always helps me stay focused. I have the same problem with getting to sleep early... it seems like no matter how tired i am, I'm never in bed by a reasonable time.

But good luck with your plan and don't give in to the exhaustion!
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AIRBO1 8/18/2010 9:55PM

    Good plan! You can do it. Once you are in a routine it will be second nature and you won't even remember how it was before. emoticon

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SLIMPAM23 8/18/2010 9:53PM

    You go girl!!! You have to get that sleep - I am really working hard to get 8 a night. But planning ahead is essential too -ESPECIALLY when you have work...school....family....If you don't plan - it will all overwhelm you!
Hugs!

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OFFDREA 8/18/2010 9:24PM

    Looks like a great routine!!!! I find following a routine really helps me. If I stray from it then I am in trouble! I wish you the best of luck and I know emoticon

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DRB13_1 8/18/2010 9:15PM

    Sleep helps develop memory, so plan to study then sleep. I wonder if you can nap after class/workout AND still go to sleep at 10? That may be a challenge, you may not be tired.
But the best thing is you are making time, which insures you'll get the priorities in and continue to see progress. It can be hard juggling "life" but you are!

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SHAKENMA 8/18/2010 8:53PM

    Good luck Girl! I have to follow a schedule too..still working on it....we'll get there because WE are worth it! emoticon

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BLYNN710 8/18/2010 8:40PM

    It looks like a wonderful plan. I'm sure you can do this.

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JODIANN421 8/18/2010 8:38PM

    Love the plan!! I really need to start thinking about my schedule since school starts for me next week. :) Thanks for the motivation!

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_COSMOPAULATAN_ 8/18/2010 8:20PM

    I'm proud of you! Working out has become my second job. It's not easy, but it does pay off.

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Summer is officially over for me... Celebrated with Zumba :)

Monday, August 16, 2010

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Well today was the first day of a new semester.... only one more to go after this fall till I graduate!!

I got up at the butt crack of dawn to go walking with my friend Karen at 5:00 am. Got in a good 3.5 miles.... yay! Kind of woke me up lol. Now normally I have Mondays off and would have enjoyed playing on the computer but instead I had to get ready for my 8 am class. I was in a rush to get to class because silly me forgot my phone at home and had to turn around to get it. Besides forgetting my phone school was uneventful... my classes all seem pretty cool and the teachers are all nice..... But I am going to have a ton of homework this semester that is for sure.... so many writing projects!!!

I was feeling tired and exhausted when I finally got done with my last class at 3:40 but I was proud of myself.... instead of sitting on the couch vegging in front of the TV I decided to drive back to school and take a Zumba class with my daughter. I am so glad I did! It was so much fun!! I have absolutely no rhythm and can't dance to save my life but it was nice to cut loose and be crazy after such a long day. I am definitely now a fan and I plan on going again!! I just wish spark had Zumba on our cadio tracker.............

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OFFDREA 8/18/2010 5:54PM

    Ive heard nothing but great things about Zumba! I have some videos I think I may need to try soon!
Good for you hitting up the class after such a long day!!!

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GISELLE3POINT0 8/18/2010 12:56AM

    Zumba!!! It's so much fun! Keep up the good work :)

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 8/17/2010 8:24PM

    Your last semester! Fantastic! You will do fine despite the homework! I wish you lots of luck! I'm glad you had so much fun at Zumba! It sounds like so much fun, but I am way too chicken!! I have LESS than no rhythm and negative coordination!

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READY4LIVE 8/17/2010 7:49PM

    WOW!! You go girl, after 5 am 3.5 miles work out you STILL managed to get ZUMBA in?! YOU ROCK! emoticon emoticon



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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 8/17/2010 6:32PM

    WooHoo! Sounds like you had a great day and were able to keep focused on both health and school. Keep up the great job!
Cyndi

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SLIMPAM23 8/17/2010 2:52PM

    I am going to have to find a buddy in my area who will go to Zumba with me....I want to go - but I will not go alone!! What are you going to school for?
PS - YOU are lookin GGGOOOOOODDD Sister!!!
Wow!
Pam

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CANDOK1260 8/17/2010 1:36PM

    I have absolutely no rhythm and can't dance to save my life never thought I could do zumba but your blog might have change my mine.

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FITJANE 8/17/2010 1:13PM

    Zumba sounds like a blast. I'd like to try it some day.

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LOTUSFLOWER 8/17/2010 10:41AM

    Awesome on the Zumba!!!

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MICKEYD4 8/17/2010 12:12AM

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HONEY323 8/16/2010 11:42PM

    What are you studying? Great blog. I felt the same way after I walked this evening. Zumba sounds like a lot of fun, I wish we had a class in our town. emoticon

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MOLGRA2 8/16/2010 11:25PM

    Awesome way to end your day with the zumba class. I like to end mine with exercise as well; it helps me clear my mind. Super congrats on being SO CLOSE to finishing school!!!!! Can't you just taste it? Great blog!

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GIRL_IN_GEAR 8/16/2010 11:15PM

    Yay! Congrats on your last semester - it feels great, doesn't it? And way to push through and enjoy a Zumba class even when it would have been easier to veg. I'm glad it was so much fun for you! So guess what, I'm going to go do 30 mins on the elliptical because YOU INSPIRE ME! :-)

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BLYNN710 8/16/2010 10:33PM

    Congrats on almost being done with school. Now if you're like me you will want to go back after you have finished...lol. Anyway I'm glad you had a productive day. The semester will go by quick and before you know it you will be graduated. emoticon

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HEALTHYASHLEY 8/16/2010 10:29PM

    How exciting. You are going to be done with this year before you know it! Way to start out on the right foot!

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RED_WRITINGHOOD 8/16/2010 10:11PM

    I have one more after this semester lol..... but it is still close!

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XPHOENIX 8/16/2010 9:50PM

    Awww congrats on beginning your last semester!! ((hugs)) What is your major? I have a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice and don't have a job yet :( sigh.

Ooooh, Zumba sounds SO fun! I want to try it one day :)

See how much you've changed your life? Instead of "chillin'" you went out and did MORE. That's amazing!! You GO GIRL!!! :) XOXOOXX

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PERSISTANT123 8/16/2010 9:47PM

    emoticonOne more semester! emoticon

You make me feel guilty because I have only done 10 minutes today. I guess I need to start up the treadmill and turn on the TV.

I keep saying I am going to try Zumba, but I haven't so far!
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MISSLOIS 8/16/2010 9:44PM

    Have a great semester.

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KALISWALKER 8/16/2010 9:28PM

    Zumba sounds like so much fun. Wow you will be busy but great that you are exercising and getting your daughter with you. You are a great role model for her.

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