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July Recap (wow it flew!), goals for August-just a disappointing month

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

emoticon July Goals emoticon

Most weight related, some not so much...

1) track points daily, and faithfully. emoticon minus 1-2 days when I was super sick, I feel I really did this well.

2) Continue with DDP Yoga 3 times a week. emoticon I tried, but somehow 3 times a week was just really hard for me to manage.

3) Continue blogilates workouts at least 2-3 times a week. emoticon Even when I am slightly under the weather, Cassey has short workouts that I can usually work into my day somewhere

4) Lose 5 Lbs over the next month. emoticon I lost 0.6. It is a serious kick in the pride. I am not sure where I am in my journey, but stuck seems to be the best way to describe it.

5) Work towards 8 hours of sleep. emoticon

6) Wash the giant mountain of clothes no one wears, and make a serious run to good will. I put a dent in it, and 2 giant bags to good will...but there is still more to do.

7) A solid summer cleaning of the master bedroom and master bathroom, and guest room. Master bedroom and bath were both done...guestroom is still a disaster, but slowly.

Looking at it overall, I think its kind of a wash. I have things I need to work on, and hopefully I can figure out a way to do it. I think my main issue is that I am putting a ton on my plate. I may need to tweak it. Monday through Wednesday I am working at least 10.5 hours a day, and then 8 hours of Thursday. I have Friday off, but I am just exhausted by the end of that work week. Add to it that I work normally 12 hours of urgent care another day that week...it just feels like my life is becoming work, which is just not healthy for my well being. I'm just not ready to say no to helping people out.

emoticon August plan emoticon

1) Continue tracking every day

2) Seriously working on DDP Yoga 3 times a week for stress relief and flexibility

3) Blogilates 2-3 times a week

4) walking 3 times a week to hopefully get back into wogging

5) Losing 5 lbs this month

To accomplish this, I am going to try to sneak a workout somewhere before the end of my work day-either a pop pilates workout before work or during lunch. I then plan on using the walk to decompress after work, and maybe use Yoga as a way to decompress as well. I am going to keep working on my points/calories, and just keep plugging away.

On one wacky note though, I did lose 1 inch in my waist, 0.5 inch in my hips, neck, and thigh, and an inch in my upper arm. So...maybe muscle? Not sure, but overall, it is pretty cool.
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KA7MONTOYA 8/1/2012 3:10PM

    You go girlfriend! It's amazing that you fit in all that you do with your work schedule! So yea! for you! You've got it goin' on. Remember it's okay to lose the battle as long as you win the war. You've got plenty of days ahead of you and plenty of success inside of you!
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STUFFANFLUFF 8/1/2012 1:22PM

    Sounds like you had a good month, even if the scale doesn't reflect it. Let's make July count!! emoticon

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/31/2012 8:13PM

    Way to go on the tracking and exercise!!! I do think the inch loss in the waist is a clear indication that it's paying off....even if it didn't show up on the scale so much.

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BIGPAWSUP 7/31/2012 5:57PM

    I think you are doing well, so you just keep going. You can do this and you will make your goals.

Kitty

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A*L*P* 7/31/2012 5:01PM

    Yoga is always good. Always. I've never heard of DDP Yoga so I googled it. Looks interesting... what do you think of it? Good luck with your 5 pounds this month, you'll do it! .6 is something but those inches gone are AWESOME!!! Great job!!!

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MABTE52 7/31/2012 3:48PM

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TWEETYKC00 7/31/2012 3:44PM

    You're still working pretty hard and trying out your goals, you can still make them out, just with some management. I'm sure you can make your goals for August.

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