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Overwhelmed-but still on track

Monday, January 24, 2011

In November, I went from being unemployed to working 8-10 hours a day - 7 days a week. This is only a "temporary" project that I am doing but my life as a fitness trainer has been totally put on hold. I've noticed that the harder I work, the more I eat and less I have time to exercise. Luckily, I have an agreement with my employer that my exercise has priority in my life. I still go the the gym and work out daily, take 3 spin classes a week and even get in an occasional bike ride or ski trip.
I think I have gained between 5-10 pounds in the last 3 months - probably from sitting at the computer so much. Also, the holidays were somewhat stressful (but fun). Lots of eating and drinking.
Now, it is time to starting planning 2011. I have several goals this year. 1. I will complete my goal to ride 6000 miles by my 60th birthday (coming up in August). I have 2727 miles to go. I will also ride my first century ride on May 1st. Plus, no matter what - I will do some sort of exercise every day for at least 60 minutes a day. Today makes 24 days out of 24 days that I have met my 3rd goal.
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    What an energy level you must have. You are doing great to keep up with your fitness goals without letting circumstances get in your way .
    1588 days ago
    great goals for 2011! keep up the good work!
    2097 days ago

    Know what ya mean about the work. When college is out or on break. I can exercise like a champion. Then the seesions start, teaqching kicks in, I am busier than ever in class and keeping up outside of class.

    It takes extra effort for sure to keep up with the needed exercise!
    2101 days ago
    Kudos to your consistency...! Need to improve on MINE...!

    2101 days ago
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