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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (to habits)

Monday, April 01, 2013

To Life!
To Spark People!
To Changes!

I thrive on change and lack of habits. I live to put spice and spark in my life. So this morning, I'm starting a new habit.

Actually, I was forced into it last week when the hypothyroid diagnosis said, "Take this pill, then wait about an hour and a half to eat."

And while I was wondering what to do while I waited an hour and a half to break my fast, and wondering if I would become a ravenous bear while I waited to eat my berries, yogurt, and nuts, I read about SP April Rise and Shine challenge. The SP Gods were smiling on me then because I get to rise, take that pill, then do my workout before breakfast. I checked with the doctor to be sure that would be ok.

So you get to watch this streak unfold because I will have to report here on my blog since I closed that Facebook account. No, that wasn't a case of spicing up my life. It seems I'm also very opinionated. But I'm happy to report I have survived without it.

So Rise and Shine Day 1 report: Walked a mile. Had a breakfast of strawberries, raspberries, banana, Greek Yogurt, TJ flax seed with blueberries, and raw almonds. To my opinionated mind, it was a delicious awesome sunrise to this rising, shining morning!!

For you inquiring minds, I DID NOT turn into a ravenous bear. Of course you would have had to be here to form your own opinions

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JUSTYNA7 4/2/2013 11:12AM

    I have such a conflict with meds and food. I'm diabetic and hypothyroid so on one hand take a pill and wait.. on the other eat every few hours and definitely within a half hour of rising. We are doing a dance.

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CHRISTINASP 4/2/2013 5:13AM

    YOU? Opinionated?! :)

I'm sure you will as usual find your way with this and get all the positive out of the situation.

Comment edited on: 4/2/2013 5:14:16 AM

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PATRICIAAK 4/1/2013 7:10PM

    You are making lemonade out of a lemon.

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POPSY190 4/1/2013 5:15PM

    I saw the April challenge and thought it looked great. You have made a great start to it. emoticon

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NELLIEC 4/1/2013 5:05PM

    Mine say to take 30 minutes before eating. That allows me to feed all my pets after taking the dogs out and then I get to eat.

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LESLIELENORE 4/1/2013 12:28PM

    How great that you found a silver lining!

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MAUITN 4/1/2013 11:44AM

    Don't know what medication you are taking, but mine says wait 30 minutes to an hour. I take it as soon as I wake. It and a glass of water is on my bedside table. I don't like to eat soon after I wake, but even if I did, getting up, bathroom, dressing, making coffee would take 30 minutes or more. Check your medication instructions to make sure you have to wait that long.

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LVSHOPE 4/1/2013 10:27AM

    I take the same daily pill. When I awaken in the middle of the night , I take the pill & when I get up 1-4 hours later I can have breakfast without setting a timer.

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SHARJOPAUL 4/1/2013 10:02AM

    Sounds like a great way to start the day.

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AUGUSTDRAGON 4/1/2013 9:42AM

    Might have been fun to see a ravenous bear playing a harp! Your breakfast sounded perfectly wonderful...for a bear. emoticon

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MJRVIC2000 4/1/2013 8:27AM

    Find strength in weakness, and overcome life issues. God Bless YOU! Vic.

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