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Water, Water Everywhere! and Other Challenges

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Yesterday's SparkCoach challenge was to carry a water bottle with you all day. It didn't specifically state you had to drink it, just carry it. Well, I did it and was surprised that I drank even more water than usual and was really surprised that I enjoyed having it with me. My only problem was that the kids wanted to drink from my bottle rather than theirs, so I had to have 3 bottles and keep washing them, especially since Gwen has a bit of a runny nose.

Yesterday morning I weighed 127.2, tieing my lowest weigh in of 2012, and just 1.2 pounds over what I call my "happy weight". I'm not sure that is what I should call it, because I can be happy at other weights, too. But I do like that feeling I'm beginning to feel, especially in the core, of being tight and lean!

Today's challenge involves thinking about and then writing long term goals. I'm going to have to give that one some thought. Maintaining around 126 may or may not prove to be a good long term weight goal, but I probably need some other life goals. Now that I'm retired I'm not as goal oriented, but it could be a good thing. Hmmm.....
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AQUAGIRL08 2/1/2013 7:43PM

    Well done, Marsha!

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RUN4FOOD 1/30/2013 7:51PM

    Enjoy your middle 2 and thinking about your long term goals.

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CINDYW1102 1/30/2013 7:24PM

    Keep at it! emoticon

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IAMWINNING 1/30/2013 5:31PM

    Fabulous challenge. Glad you also influenced your grandkids. : )

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_LINDA 1/30/2013 4:36PM

    Once again, a fabulous role model for your grandchildren! Kudos they want to drink water too instead of juices or sweet drinks!! These challenges sure are giving you new things to think about!
Keep up the great work!!

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MIRAGE727 1/30/2013 2:06PM

    I'm always find inspiration and motivation in your training blogs, Marsha! Love the water tasking and the fact that kids are conditioning to it as well! Stay strong and keep rockin' it!
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NATPLUMMER 1/30/2013 11:56AM

    "It didn't specifically state you had to drink it, just carry it. "
What a wiseguy ;-)
Yay for getting close to the "happy weight".


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MEXGAL1 1/30/2013 9:43AM

    Funny how when we retire we aren't quite as goal oriented. I had so many goals my whole life....I like not having to have so many goals each day...loving the retirement!
Have a terrific day.
Sallie

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GABY1948 1/30/2013 9:21AM

    Another great day for you! Have another one today! emoticon

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RITAROSE 1/30/2013 9:13AM

  Good for you drinking more water! I crave water now after being a drinker (water) for the past 3 years. Glad you're experiencing the wonders of water too!
Good for you setting and working towards goals--goals that may evolve and change as need be! Have a great day friend!

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JOYINKY 1/30/2013 9:01AM

    Goals keep us moving in positive directions! It doesn't matter if they are big or small, just that they keep us going! Enjoy those girls they grow up fast!

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TORTISE110 1/30/2013 8:42AM

    You sound so healthy and curious! I hope you discover some goals you love.

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PINKKITTY65 1/30/2013 8:21AM

    have a great day love this thank you emoticon

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ONEKIDSMOM 1/30/2013 7:29AM

    Goals are good things. Help keep one getting out of bed every morning! emoticon In retirement, I hear that's an important thing?

Hey, it's important NOW!

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WATERMELLEN 1/30/2013 7:22AM

    Good for you! You make retirement look vibrant and focused!!

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DONNABRIGHT 1/30/2013 7:21AM

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FREELADY 1/30/2013 7:15AM

    Fringe benefit ......kiddos are getting the impression that having water along is status quo!

Thanks for inspiring me. Your focus is contagious! Three cheers for you!

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MSLZZY 1/30/2013 7:08AM

    Having goals is a good thing but can be changed. emoticon

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