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Because sleep is a beautiful thing and walking is free.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Sleep, the often forgotten equation in weight management--who hasn't skimped on sleep a time or two to get in an early workout? I am so very guilty of doing this but the past few days I have been letting myself sleep in until the last possible moment. I've gotten up, drank my lemon water (so good for detoxing and kick starting digestion), prepared my breakfast smootbie (kale, spinach, fruit oh my!)and drank it--then headed out the door. It's two miles to my job so it gives me time to just breathe, listen to music and think about my day-and it is free. Simple and beautiful to just enjoy nature-and sing aloud like a goofball. Freedom at its finest emoticon

Changing things keeps my interest up too-I still work out hard at work (weights, sprinting)and when I come home I do my DVD workouts but it is only after I have taken care of seeing to the kids' homework and dinner, packed my lunch for the next day and my clothes for work too. Even then doing whatever evening exercise I do I am happy and relaxed because I have done what I can to make the next day go smoothly-and ready myself for my good sleep and morning walk. Heavenly!

Sleep IS a beautiful thing and walking to work is free--and being organized helps ! emoticon emoticon
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  • DRB13_1
    love how you plan and budget your time and make the most of your workouts! emoticon
    1722 days ago
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    1723 days ago
    Sounds like you are making the perfect choice of balance! I am so guilty of skimping on sleep to get more things done and getting up early to do a workout (even when I don't feel well!) I'm trying to break that. Yesterday I wasn't feeling well, so for today I had my husband get the kids around so that I could get up a little later in the morning, leaving just enough time to get ready, read my Bible and eat a quick breakfast before headed to work. I told myself not to feel guilty about taking that day off of exercise, it was much needed for my recovery and to prevent feeling even worse later that day!
    1724 days ago
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