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My 2011 Quest for Inner Peace and Other "Bright" Ideas...

Saturday, January 01, 2011

well, i was feeling a little zen emoticon when i found this article completely by accident. first it made me giggle and THEN it made me think, deSPITE the congratulatory glass of champagne i was enjoying at the time.

therefore, i thought i would take a moment to post my recent discovery here. i mean if ANYone could use the ability to harness the ultimate power of "inner peace", we could right? i don't believe it is quite the equivalent of george lucas's "force" so while we may not learn any "jedi mind tricks", i found this gem both entertaining and thought provoking. may it help YOU start the new year with a little zen as well and when all else fails--"use the force".

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ZANNACHAN 1/5/2011 11:05AM

    Cute! Thanks for sharing.

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DEELYNNE1 1/3/2011 8:38PM

    I may have to break down and buy a copy of that poster to share with friends and fam. Thanks for this post.

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BOOKSCATSTEA 1/2/2011 1:33PM

    I enjoyed that - thanks for sharing it!
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ZURDTA- 1/2/2011 10:42AM

    emoticon very good... and yep, making ME think too...!!

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'Words to Detox By"--Pt Deux (And Long Overdue)

Friday, November 05, 2010

i was reading a blog post this morning by fearless leader extraordinaire of the slowest loser team, bruce corwin. in short, it was a repudiation of the negativity exhibited by politicians (on BOTH sides) in the lead up to the mid-term elections. therefore, in his desire to "purge", he spent a considerable amount of time on the sparkpeople motivational pages and came up with 21 "pearls of wisdom" to "exorcise", "cast-out" and "cleanse" the soul-crushing energy that was generated by having viewed all those political ads. (i am paraphrasing of course.) in case you missed it in one of your spark newsletters, i have included a link to the original article below:

www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=wor
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anyway, i have been quite ill the past week and a half, which i have alluded to in some past status updates. i don't know if you've ever had/heard of shingles but it's like a special kinda chickenpox for adults only worse because of the pain that typically accompanies it. ( www.sparkpeople.com/resource/health_
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) well, in my particular case it came with a side order of often-times, heart-stopping spasms of stabbing pain in my HEAD which would then radiate down toward my left eye. in short, it hurts like a motherfu--well--you get the idea. while the rash has clearly begun to heal, i am still feeling somewhat "touched in the head" but grateful that the pain, while still present (and expected to continue for some time after the rash has all but disappeared according to my doctor), is not nearly as severe as earlier this week. but for several days, i was REALLY down on myself--lamenting my general, overall health, setbacks in physical goals, not being able to work out, worrying about regaining weight i had worked so hard to lose, disappointment in the election results and basically an overwhelming feeling of apprehension regarding the future for not only myself but america as a whole and my citizen-brethren (some of whom are faring far worse than me), that i think i only just admitted to myself after reading bruce's blog. (and now you all--LOL. well, i figure if i can share my number on the scale and that i am working toward a 100lb-weightloss, y'all can handle my doubts about the future and the world, right? no worries!)

consequently, bruce's blog, thinking about all the great peeps i've met on sparkpeople from ALL walks of life (who continue to renew my hope in humanity EVERYday) and FRANKLY, watching my share of drug commercials for every condition under the sun (and even a few i have never heard of before--POSSIBLY made up--but it's too early to say...), thus was born MY inspiration. and SO-O-O...i decided to create my own list of "21". i hope you enjoy them and perhaps you, TOO, will go on to develop your OWN soul-building "colonic", if you will, in whatever form that takes.

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"We need to build millions of little moments of caring on an individual level. Indeed, as talk of a politics of meaning becomes more widespread, many people will feel it easier to publicly acknowledge their own spiritual and ethical aspirations and will allow themselves to give more space to their highest vision in their personal interactions with others. A politics of meaning is as much about these millions of small acts as it is about any larger change. The two necessarily go hand in hand." -- Michael Lerner

"The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being." -- Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven." -- Johannes A. Gaertner

"The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship." -- Francis Bacon

"Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death."
-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment." --Greenville Kleisser

"The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character." -- Margaret Chase Smith

"Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." -- Rumi

"Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness."
-- Leo Tolstoy

"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."
-- George Washington Carver

"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"And Joy is Everywhere;
It is in the Earth's green covering of grass;
In the blue serenity of the Sky;
In the reckless exuberance of Spring;
In the severe abstinence of gray Winter;
In the Living flesh that animates our bodily frame;
In the perfect poise of the Human figure, noble and upright;
In Living;
In the exercise of all our powers;
In the acquisition of Knowledge;
In fighting evils ...
Joy is there Everywhere." -- Rabindranath Tagore

"To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others." -- Tony Robbins

"The gods who have been appointed to be our companions in the dance, have given us the pleasurable sense of harmony and rhythm; and so they stir us to life, and we follow them, joining together in dances and songs." -- Plato

"Do unto others 20% better than you would expect them to do unto you, to correct for subjective error." -- Linus Pauling

"We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." -- Jimmy Carter

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." -- Edith Wharton

"I believe in one God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life.I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow creatures happy." -- Thomas Paine

"We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection." -- Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"Today you are you, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is youer than you." -- Dr. Seuss

"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination." -- John Lennon

Mahalo
~shauntay, proud sparkpeople member

p.s. now if you'll please excuse me, i gotta go look up the episode of "the dog whisperer" on my video on demand channel that i missed when i was busy penning this damn blog entry...
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ZANNACHAN 11/9/2010 5:16PM

    Oh no! I hope you feel better soon! I've never had shingles but I know friends who have and it's a miserable illness.

Great list of detoxifying quotes!

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MCJULIEO 11/6/2010 10:56AM

    Oh My Goodness! I'm just now recovering from Shingles on my face, right around my eye...It took a couple of doctors over a course of several days to make the diagnosis (apparently shingles symptoms masquerade as a LOT of things until the lesions finally pop out)

A couple good things came from it:

Though my case wasn't too bad (only a few episodes of blinding stabbing pains to my head, with only a few blister like lesions on my face), I can REALLY sympathize with those who experience the excruciating pain that lasts sometimes for months.

I have only a few residual pains (I've been recovering for about 3 weeks), but it makes a wonderful explanation for any crankiness or irritability on my part....I'm normally very even tempered, but if I get a flat tire and I'm upset, I can blame it on the shingles!
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If someone says something mean to me and I uncharacteristically feel like crying?..... It's the SHINGLES!
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Since I am so rarely sick, I might as well get some mileage out of it... one doctor told me that shingles is the only condition he treats that is absolutely caused by stress...

And I don't plan on having a relapse! No, No, NO!

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BOOKSCATSTEA 11/5/2010 6:51PM

    Loved it! A lot! Thanks for sharing! I've known a couple people who had shingles and it is very painful. You have my sympathy. I'm sending positive healing thoughts your way today...
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LITTLEGIRLSMOM1 11/5/2010 6:15PM

  That was wonderful!!!!!!!!!

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October Zumba Challenge

Sunday, October 10, 2010

My October Goals:

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1. flexibility 2x/wk (yoga melt down w/jillian michaels, ellen barrett or jennifer galardi)
2. cardio 5-6x/wk: zumba, TJ, HHA, & WATP (w/or without wrist and ankle weights)
3. strength training 3x/wk: (core fusion: pure abs & arms, no more trouble zones)
4. be in bed by 9:30PM
5. official better sleep challenge-wk 2: develop relaxation & bedtime routine
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October Fitness Schedule (Post Type of Workout + Minutes)
1: REST
2: REST
3: REST
4: 30 min. jillian michaels no more trouble zones, 30 min. zumba
5: 30min. WATP 2 miles w/hand & ankle weights
6: 60 min. zumba
7: 45 min. zumba
8: no workout
9: REST
10: REST
11: nursing a sore throat & a slight fever (gonna be back at it tho' tomorrow...)
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12: 60 min. zumba (30 min. w/1 lb wrist weights)
13: 20 min. TJ (ab jam); 60 min. WATP--4-mile challenge w/1.5 lb weighted gloves for 45 min.
14: 30 min. Yoga Meltdown w/Jillian Michaels (AM); 60 min. TJ ab jam + cardio party 2 (PM)
15: 15 min. 1-mile WATP, 45 min. Ellen Barrett Skinny Sculpt
16: REST
17: REST
18: 70 min. zumba
19: Rest
20: 45 min. zumba sculpt & cardio
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RORYLYONS 10/17/2010 3:27AM

    Whoa emoticongoals... emoticon

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ZURDTA- 10/11/2010 2:57AM

    emoticon great goals!

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ZANNACHAN 10/10/2010 10:09PM

    I hope you have a great month!

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BOOKSCATSTEA 10/10/2010 8:48PM

    Good plan. I'll check back later & see how you're doing!
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TAYGRL 10/10/2010 6:56PM

    i hope so!!!

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RAINYFRIDAY 10/10/2010 6:51PM

    Great goals! Looks like a good month ahead. :D

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Just DO It Team:

Sunday, October 03, 2010

No More Excuses!! I'm doing this NOW!!!

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This week I, Shauntay, am staying accountable and committing to the following, every day this week:

I will exercise 30-45 minutes 5-6 days per week.
I will drink (8) glasses/oz of water.
I will eat within these guidelines: 1200-1500 calories.
I will "grade" my choices ( bad/ok/good/great) that I made today to help me reach optimal health and weight.
I will do something just for me.
I will get (7) hrs of sleep/night.
I will copy this post and share the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable.

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Monday 10/4:

Exercised? Yes 60 minutes: 30 min. jillian michaels no more trouble zones, 30 minutes zumba.
Drank water? Yes
Ate within my nutritional guidelines? Yes
Made bad/OK/good/great choices today? OK
I did this, just for me! purchased a coloring book and colored at lunch.
I got this many hrs of sleep last night: 6.75
Copied this post and shared the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable? YUP!

100% today? ....1/1 days

Tuesday 10/5:

Exercised? Yes, 30 WATP 2 miles w/hand & ankle weights
Drank water? Yes
Ate within my nutritional guidelines? Yes
Made bad/OK/good/great choices today? good
I did this, just for me! read
I got this many hrs of sleep last night: 7.25
Copied this post and shared the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable? Yes

100% today? ....2/2 days

Wednesday 10/6:

Exercised? Yes, 60 min zumba
Drank water? Yes
Ate within my nutritional guidelines? Yes
Made bad/OK/good/great choices today? good
I did this, just for me! extra stretching
I got this many hrs of sleep last night: 7.25
Copied this post and shared the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable? Yes

100% today? ....3/3 days


Thursday 10/7:

Exercised? Yes 45 min zumba
Drank water? Yes
Ate within my nutritional guidelines? Yes
Made bad/OK/good/great choices today? good
I did this, just for me! did crossword puzzles
I got this many hrs of sleep last night: 6.25
Copied this post and shared the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable? Yes

100% today? ....4/4 days

Friday 10/8:

Exercised? Yes - walked around my community's complex at work
Drank water? Yes
Ate within my nutritional guidelines? Yes
Made bad/OK/good/great choices today? OK
I did this, just for me! word search puzzle at night
I got this many hrs of sleep last night: 6.5
Copied this post and shared the results with my SP friends to help me stay accountable? Yes

100% today? ....5/5 days

End of the week: fridays at work are sometimes "crunch times".

Things I liked about this week: the workouts i did and how i strong i felt afterward

Things I didn't like about this week: could have made better food choices

Things I want to improve next week: dietary selections

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MISSROCKABILLY 10/23/2010 12:18AM

    Way to go on meeting your goals and staying accountable!
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TAYGRL 10/22/2010 11:59PM

    thanks all for the support! feel free to check out my other blog, zumba challenge to see how i'm doing!

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LANEYHAWKINS 10/22/2010 9:05AM

    I love it, well done! :)

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ZURDTA- 10/4/2010 2:49AM

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ZANNACHAN 10/3/2010 1:48PM

    Way to go!

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TAYGRL 10/3/2010 1:37PM

    thanks guys!!! i decided long ago, i just seem to DO better when i put some planning into it.

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BOOKSCATSTEA 10/3/2010 1:08PM

    That's great! You've really thought it all out and aren't letting yourself off the hook. I'm impressed!
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HIPPIE44 10/3/2010 1:00PM

    accountabilty! i love it!

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Official Better Sleep Challenge: Keeping a Sleep Diary--9/30/10-10/7/10

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Spend a few minutes (before you go to sleep) briefly answering the following questions. Do this each night for the next seven days.
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9-30-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 4:30AM
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 10PM
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? read
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? 16 oz smoothie, 7:30PM
5. Did you exercise today? no
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? no
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? yes, (1) 10-calorie effervescent energy tab in H2O consumed mid-morning which also contains vitamins C, B complex, potassium and other essential minerals. i drink it like a tea using hot water.
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? nope
9. Did you take any naps today? nope
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? typical work--busy, lots to get done
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 1
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 4
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 1
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Next, draw a line of Zzz's across the page beneath your answers to these questions. When you wake up, answer the following questions below your "sleep" line:

10-1-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 1/2 hr.
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) 0
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 6

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10-1-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 5:30AM
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 11PM
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? nothing last night
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? (2) halves turkey & cheddar sandwich, around
5. Did you exercise today? nope
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? yes (2) hard apple ciders between 7:30PM-9PM
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? yes, (1) 10-calorie effervescent energy tab in H2O consumed mid-morning which also contains vitamins C, B complex, potassium and other essential minerals. i drink it like a tea using hot water.
8. Did you take any medications yes, (2) extra-strength Excedrin early AM
9. Did you take any naps today? nope
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? typical work stressors, nothing out of the ordinary
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 2
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 4
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 1
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10-2-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 15 min
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) 0
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 6.75

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10-2-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 6:45AM
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 12:30AM
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? none, at a friend's house
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? 6 oz light ice cream at midnight
5. Did you exercise today? no
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? no
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? yes, 8 oz cherry coke at dinner around 7PM
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? no
9. Did you take any naps today? no
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? no, none i can think of.
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 2
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake)
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 1
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10-3-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 1 hr, rubbed my boyfriend's sore muscles in bed
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) 0
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 7

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10-3-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 8:30AM
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 10PM
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? washed my face, wore a mask from 6:30-9PM
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? kit kat bar & milk around 8P
5. Did you exercise today? no
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? no
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? no
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? no
9. Did you take any naps today? no
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? none for today but regular work stressors, reports due, etc.
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 1
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 4
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 1
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10-4-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 10 min
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) 0
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 6

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10-4-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 4:45AM
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 9:30PM
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? hot shower
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? 1/2 cup skinny cow cookies n' cream ice cream
5. Did you exercise today? yes. 60 min. jillian michaels no more trouble zones 30 minutes, zumba, basic cardio 30 minutes
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? (Include type, number, and time of day.)
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? yes, (1) 10-calorie effervescent energy tab in H2O consumed mid-morning which also contains vitamins C, B complex, potassium and other essential minerals. i drink it like a tea using hot water.
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? nope.
9. Did you take any naps today? nope.
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? standard work stressors.
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 2
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 4
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 2
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10-5-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 10 min
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) 0
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 7

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10-5-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 5:30
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 10
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? hot shower, aromatherapy
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? turkey, cheddar cheese and crackers
5. Did you exercise today? jillian michaels yoga meltdown & WATP 2 miles
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? no
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today? no
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? midday, (2) tylenol for muscle aches
9. Did you take any naps today? nope
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? regular work business
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 1
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 3
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 2
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10-6-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 10 min
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) once, 15 min.
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 7.25 hrs

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10-6-10:
1. What time did you wake up today? 5:30
2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 10:30
3. What, if any, was your bedtime routine? hot shower, reading
4. What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? turkey/cheddar sandwich
5. Did you exercise today? 60 min zumba
6. Did you consume any alcoholic beverages today? no
7. Did you consume any caffeinated drinks or foods today?no
8. Did you take any medications (prescription and/or over-the-counter) today? no
9. Did you take any naps today? no
10. What types of stressors did you encounter today, and what types do you expect to encounter tomorrow? work
11. How hungry did you feel today? (1- Not hungry, 2- Normal hunger, 3- Strong hunger, 4- Extreme hunger) 1
12. How awake did you feel today? (1- Exhausted, 2- Somewhat tired, 3- Fairly alert, 4- Wide awake) 4
13. How irritable did you feel today? (1- Calm, 2- Slightly annoyed, 3- Moderately irritable, 4- Highly irritable) 2
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10-7-10:
1. How long did it take you to fall asleep last night? (This may be an estimate.) 10 min.
2. How many times did you wake up during the night? (Include times you woke up and how long you stayed awake.) once, about 15 minutes
3. In total, how many hours did you sleep last night? 6.25

Sleep challenge Goals
i think the most important thing i could do is set a more firm bed time. second would be a consistent wind-down routine.

1. bedtime; 9:30, 10 MAX
2. workout; small meal; hot shower; "me" activity
this could include reading, listening to music, puzzle with a little aromatherapy thrown in for good measure.
3. sleep journal; a least 3x/wk. mostly for tracking fatigue and emotional well-being

  
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BOOKSCATSTEA 9/30/2010 7:03AM

    Hey! I'm glad to see you're trying this! It helped me a lot when I did it. All the writing was kind of a pain but It was worth it. I hope the sleep challenge team works well for you!
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