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January is approaching its end

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

This month has had it's ups and downs. I started the couch to 5k program on January 4 and 4 weeks later I am getting around to day 1 week 3 of the program. But I am still doing it and I signed up and paid for a 5K yesterday -- I will be running it on March 20. I better keep my schedule or I won't be ready.

I have eaten out an immense amount this month...my addiction to groupon www.groupon.com/r/uu1316
and living social livingsocial.com
saves me a ton of money on eating out but sometimes if I don't plan it right, I end up going out to eat 6 days out of 7 like the beginning of this month. Follow that up with a weekend of union business that includes meals (served buffet style) and I am up to my highest weight ever.

I had some disappointing news when some one convinced me to be more persistent in following up on old career dreams and then to suffer rejection again. I am not good with rejection. Not to mention on the same day, I got some disappointing medical news. I had my suspicions that it was a possibility but the actual news from the doctors office hit like a ton of bricks.

I am trying to find a font of positive self talk and motivation. I can do this -- we might be starting a WW at work session which words way better for me than the regular meetings which I have a hard time fitting in my schedule. It worked for me before and kept me motivated and accountable. I keep wondering if I should pay for more training but it is so expensive, and they don't have that many good times open at my center either. Maybe pick up a couple of sessions at the Y? I don't know, I imagine life will just get too busy again but I will find a way to make this work. I am going to come up with some goals for February and post them sometime over the next couple of days.
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    There always seem some up and down.We just got to deal with all the stress that surround us Keep you head up Kiddo and keep moving forward one day at a time emoticon emoticon
    2608 days ago
  • UMDAWG04
    emoticon on signing up for the 5K and keeping your C25K training going.

    This month, I've been trying to work on adding a little strength training into my schedule, so I've been using some of the short videos here on SP. I just shoot to do 10 minutes a day, and so far, it's been helping me work it in. Maybe something like this might help when time is tight?

    Hope you have a great week!
    2609 days ago
    Sorry you got bad news. emoticon
    2609 days ago
    Wow, I'm impressed that you've signed up for the 5K. Good for you!
    2609 days ago
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