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And then there was a rest day:)

Friday, September 27, 2013

I woke up today so sore. I feel every push up, squat, lunge, jump, chin up, pull up, row, everything I have done this week. I saw that SWEAT's workout today was upper body and decided to sleep instead. Ready to hit the weights again tomorrow before my shift at the Y:)

This week has been great! My energy level has been amazing! My stomach has been completely fine, no stress knots:) I have been following the eating guide lines in a Mark's Daily Apple 21 day Challenge, similar to Paleo but protein powder is included. I have been using Plant Fusion. It is a vegan protein powder but does contain Stevia. Only 2 grams of sugar per serving. I can live with that. It does not spike my blood sugar at all. I feel great!
The only part of the challenge I have been struggling with is sleeping. Each night the goal is to get 8 hours. There were two nights this week it just didn't happen. I had quite a few papers to grade one night and volunteered to cover a strength training class at the Y one night.

Speaking of the Y, things have been going so good there:) I love the environment. Everyone is so positive and friendly. The members that I have chatted with have left my office very excited to start a healthy journey:) I hope they stick with it. I have 4 members to call Saturday to schedule appointments and have regularly been meeting with a member for personal training. Things have been going great!

Tell me something amazing about your week!
Happy FRIDAY!!!!
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    1389 days ago
    Looks like you had a great week! I did too... (see my blog!)

    I am doing better at controlling my chocolate cravings and did not binge! Your positive attitude is inspiring! Keep it up, you are doing great!
    1391 days ago
    Wow, you are so full on - what a wonderful feeling to face to face encourage someone to live a healthier life - that is special and if they stick with it, they'll certainly be thanking you one day. Yes REST REST REST !!
    1392 days ago
    Sounds like a great week.....enjoy your rest day, they're important
    1392 days ago
    emoticon Sounds like you have had a fantastic week!
    This week I climbed back on my wagon and came back to SparkPeople after several months of being absent!
    Hope you have a fantastic weekend!
    1392 days ago
    emoticon c0ngrats
    1392 days ago
    1392 days ago
    Sounds great - I'm thinking a bit of rest might be a good thing for me today. I've been pushing on my walk/running and I know my daughter wants to do some tomorrow so I have aikido tonight and its a long stint so maybe I need to go easy on the run - but it's so nice out...... Have a great day.
    1392 days ago
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