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Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

I am determined to have a productive day. I have a 7am call for work so I actually got up early today, got dressed and ready to start the day. I forgot to mention that I had a huge cup of hazelnut coffee to give me that extra jolt.
I am usually not a morning person so I have to really work at it to function at this time of day. I went outside to get some fresh air but believe it or not I already feel the humidity at 6am in the morning.
I am trying to get better about balancing work and my personal life. Since I work from home it is easy for me to procrastinate doing things and then working late in the evenings. I need to work like I have something exciting to do every night and need to get done by 6pm at the latest. I usually am a really social person but lately I haven't put that much effort into my social life.
I want to start being more active in the community by volunteering in order to meet more friends in the area that do not work in the banking industry. I need some diversity. I also want to make more of an effort to meet someone whether it be by online dating or other ways. I usually try for awhile but give up. I cannot give up the idea that there is some great guy out there for me that is the perfect match for me. Someone that gets my sense of humor, my quirks, can tolerate my sometimes crazy family and loves me for me. Is this too much to ask? I think not.

That's enough for today. Everyone have a terrific Tuesday.

  


Just another Manic Monday

Monday, July 11, 2011

I am getting more involved on the Sparkpeople website and I love the motivation it gives me. i am a project manager who works from home so it gets lonely sometimes.
I've been on sparkpeople for about 3 years but just started using all the tools available. I also joined a running group that also keeps me motivated. I've lost almost 10 pounds since I started seriously tracking my food and exercising since March.
My 25th high school reunion is in early October so I am using that as a key motivator for now. I know there is a bigger reason I am doing this though...to be healthier.
There is a more shallow part of me that just wants to look really good at the reunion. I want to see some of my old friends but also really self conscious about the fact that I am still single after all these years. People think it is so strange when you have never been married at my age. It's not that I don't want to get married but I haven't found the right one yet. I've also thought it is better to be by myself than with someone who is not right for me.

Thanks for all the motivation from all the people on sparkpeople. After reading several awesome blogs, you have inspired me to write a blog. It does help to clear your mind and get out your feelings for the day.

  
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NOMUFFINTOP3 7/12/2011 6:24AM

   

There is nothing like a reunion or other big event to inspire someone. My event is a wedding, my youngest daughter is getting married in October.

Looks like you are doing a great job. Keep it up. emoticon

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SPRINT2011 7/11/2011 10:46PM

  I don't think you're shallow for wanting to look great! It is important to take pride in yourself and your presentation, in moderation. Good luck!

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Making some nice progress

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

I've lost a little more weight and I am trying different WII fitness games and classes at my gym to keep my interest in working out. I also bought a heart rate monitor to see where I get the biggest bang for my buck emoticon.

This site helps so much with so many resources to help with this ongoing battle.

Happy Tuesday!

  


Things are going well....getting stronger everyday

Sunday, February 06, 2011

I've been exercising most days this week and even tried a hot yoga class. I've lost about 5 pounds and want to keep losing. I want to keep the momentum going. I need to find someone close to me to exercise with me. If you are in North Charlotte and are interested - send me a note. Send good vibes my way!

  


Saturday in December

Saturday, December 11, 2010

I am happy to see that my weight is back to where it was prior to Thanksgiving. I had a good week. I made it to a Zumba and Yoga class. I want to keep my momentum and keep eating healthy and exercising. I know I feel better when I do. It is hard for me to spend too much time with my family during the holidays because they eat so unhealthy and are really resistant to change. Sparkpeople gives me the motivation to keep going :). Thanks!

  
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MAMASALLYSOCKS 12/11/2010 10:13PM

    Your doing great!

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BUDDHABOI 12/11/2010 10:20AM

    Thanks for sharing!... emoticon Best wishes for SUCCESS in your journey! emoticon

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