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Excuses

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

I have realized that I use my son, Jake as a convenient excuse for not exercising. Yesterday I took off of work for the afternoon since Jake was getting shots and I was expecting a cranky baby. We get back from the Drs office and Jake takes a 3.5 hour nap. During this entire time I could have easily spent 15min on the WII or doing some "heavy" cleaning. But no, I just sat around on the laptop and then took a nap. And when he was awake he had a few cranky moments but for the most part was a very happy baby. I could have taken him on a walk outside, the weather was beautiful but I was too concerned he was going to have a fussy moment. So starting today I am not allowing myself to use Jake as an excuse, I have the hubby and my MIL to watch him if I want to step out for a walk for 15 min. Even if I am alone and Jake is cranky walks usually calms him down. And every time he is napping I will do WII Fit for 15 minutes. I don't have any real reason for not dong any of this!!
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KATRINAWINDHAM 9/4/2012 1:31PM

    Great post! It's so hard to find the motivation sometimes, and so easy to find excuses. But it sounds like you've got great determination within you. I know you can do it!

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AZMOMXTWO 8/29/2012 9:10AM

  babies love to go on walks or any other thing that mom is doing

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