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A Purposeful Life

Monday, December 02, 2013

I have been fighting a cold ever since Black Friday. I missed my C25K run on Sat due to this. However I was feeling a bit better yesterday and thought I was over it. Pulled weeds in the front yard (weve had a lot of rain so far this winter) and mopped the whole house. So that was pretty vigourous exercise so I counted it emoticon
But couldn't get to sleep last night, probably because I slept in til 10. Oh and the mid season finale to The Walking Dead. OMG!!! I haven been that sad over the show since Sophia died. So sad. So moving. So CANNOT believe I have to wait til February for the next episode emoticon

I did do my C25K tonight, kinda cheater cuz I forgot my MP3 player so didnt have my intervals, but had my new phone to time my intervals on the treadmill. I also prefer to go outside, but it was more feasible to get it done by taking the treadmill route and I didnt want to skip AGAIN! I still feel crappy, but not any more than before I exercised, maybe better. Definitely better right after, felt like i sweated it out a bit. But got some food in me, now waiting for DD and DH to get home from the latest cheer fundraiser. They are wrapping presents at a big sporting goods store for $$$. Hope its worthwhile.

I also hope I can get some decent sleep tonite! emoticon Sooo tired today. Long payroll day after a long holiday weekend. Ugh! But its didnt go too bad and I went out and picked up some invites for DD Bday party next weekend. Officially a preteen at 12. Scary! emoticon

Well its been up and down for me lately, what with being sick and relationship problems. The scale also. But I want to keep on track with the exercise, because I do feel like its helping me to feel more positive and have more direction. I guess purposeful is the word that comes to mind. Im not even sure its a real word, but I like the sound of it. Because for the majority of this year I have been drifting, no direction, no drive. No nada. The only thing that really moves me is my love for my daughter, but I am so grateful I have gotten myself moving to be MORE for her. She needs that. And I love her that much emoticon
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LILMISSRED79 12/3/2013 2:34PM

    Purposeful is absolutely a word. I think it's fantastic that you're sticking with your exercise plan because it's helping you in a variety of ways. Good for you! I'm so glad that you're enjoying the new phone so much, too. Your daughter is very lucky to have such a caring, thoughtful Mom- you obviously love her very much!

Keep on going, you will rock that 5k!

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RUNNERRACHEL 12/3/2013 1:24PM

    That definitely counts as a workout. Hope you feel better. Good job getting in your workout even while sick.

Sorry you are having relationship problems. Is there someone you can talk to? A counselor? Marriage help from a church?

Happy birthday to your daughter! Wow, 12. My daughter is 6. It's amazing how fast it goes.

Keep up the great work!

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STRONGMOMMA2014 12/3/2013 8:20AM

    Hang in there! Putting yourself first, making time for your health, will help you get through the rough spots in life! Stay strong!

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CIPHER1971 12/3/2013 1:18AM

    Well done, it is amazing how much better you can feel after a workout.

Have a great day

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JULIA_RUN2SMILE 12/2/2013 11:34PM

    Keep up your positive spirit... my daughters kept me going too...

Good for your - you did your C25K - even if you did not feel like it at first. Many times I feel like skipping too and I am always happy I did my workout (even if it is not my best one - it is a workout !)

Have a great week... Take good care!

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