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How will you do that?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Well..........and so on about developing habits! I am still working on the 64 ounces of water daily, and minimum of 10 minutes of exercise daily.

So, how am I doing it?? Well, the water for starters.... Every morning I wake up and right away down 16 ounces of water. Two of my eight are done right away. I have a couple cups of coffee (I have limited myself to 2 - some days I only have 1) and then I start with water. Usually as early as 9 AM. I can EASILY finish my water intake by the end of the day, as long as I remember to fill my water bottle, and take it with me places!

Now the exercise - this has been a little harder. I have had to work really hard to "give myself permission" that 10 minutes is enough. I have SUCH an all-or-nothing attitude, and I often have felt that 10 minutes isn't "good enough". So what is my solution? I do nothing. (How stupid!) So far I have almost three weeks of that minimum done. There were a few days that were SUPER hairy, and there wouldn't have been ANY working out going on - but I was adamant about allowing at LEAST 10 minutes. Other days, I haven't FELT like working out, and started out thinking "I'm ONLY doing 10 minutes", and I end up doing a LOT more. So far it's working. I'm going to keep at it! :-)

~ Christa

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SJKENT1 3/11/2013 11:44AM

    one step at a time and one glass of water at a time and one 10 minute exercise at a time.... YEAH!!!

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WONDERWOMAN 3/6/2013 10:43PM

    Great suggestions.

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DONNABRIGHT 3/6/2013 9:28AM

Some mornings I drag myself out the door and think I will walk for just 15-20 minutes and once I get started I am OK and usually do at least 45 minutes. That first step is always the hardest!

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KLABELL 3/6/2013 9:13AM

    10 minutes a day is great, it is so much better than not doing any at all. Can't wait for the longer days and more time to get outside and walk in the evenings after dinner.

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TEQPEACH 3/5/2013 11:47PM



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    A step at a time! You'll get there!!!

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PKCTTS 3/5/2013 11:05PM

    Great job! emoticon

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SEBRING8 3/5/2013 11:02PM

  emoticon Hi,

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