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Day 137: Discouraged

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Be prepared for a semi-rant, friends.

I'm frustrated with both the sudden cold weather in the Chicago suburbs and living with roommates and having the semester being so close to ending. I feel like I'm slipping on my November goals and I hate that. I've worked out almost every Monday of the semester and yesterday it was windy, snow/rain, and super cold, so I decided to skip my workout and just relax in the warm apartment. I regret that today, seeing as I gained the weight I had lost last week back over this past weekend. I love going home to visit my family but it puts me in an immediate comfort mindset where I don't want to do anything. Plus, I worked all weekend so I've been trying to catch up.

I would ideally love to get up every morning and go to the gym, but that realistically will end up being stressful because my one roommate is kind of a bathroom hog, and trying to come back, shower, and get ready might be too much for me. I suppose I could try it and see. I just haven't found something consistent yet and I think that's why I keep plateauing... Which is annoying but at least I know I'm not the only one with that same problem.

I'm working towards trying to set up a gym membership for when I move back home. I want a good price but also something that will give me options. We'll see on that... I just know that running outside is probably not going to be my thing during the winter.

On a brighter note, my Spark Activity Tracker has been ordered, so hopefully it will arrive at home by Friday when I go back to do laundry and start moving things home. Eeep!

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BOBCATGIRL76 11/12/2013 1:39PM

    Definitely do the gym membership! It's been all the difference for me! It snowed here today and is only going to get colder so I know it will be nice to have the indoor track, treadmills and ellipticals available for the next three months. I'm already planning on getting a membership for next semester too! It's just been a nice routine. And yay for the Spark Activity Tracker! I hope you love it as much as I do! It's such a good little motivator. I'm going home this coming weekend after two weekends on track and am hoping to stay on course rather than getting comfortable. I know we can do this!

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