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Getting my extra hour per day

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

I'm working on getting that extra hour per day. I refined my number of trips to the gym to what really matters: personal training, body combat, zumba, and swimming. Training and use of the pool really motivated me to go to the gym.

I took cycling off my gym plan. I have a spin bike at home to use. I use Pandora with an upbeat station. I keep pedaling away. Sometimes I use my DVD spinning classes or rides for variety. Hence I save 40 minutes driving back and forth to the gym.

I am cooking two meals at a time and freezing one of them. I went back to my favorite 100 meals to make.

I also studied how much I volunteer. I end my term as president on 12/30/14. I will still help out, but will be selective in what I do. I can do the newsletter at home.

I have a housekeeper once a week as I have limited use of my hands due to RA. I value her time. I also try to decrease clutter a little bit each week.

I have lists for the grocery store and farmers' market. I can do when it is best for us. I try at 8 am to 10 am on a Monday or Tuesday for the grocery store and Thurs and Sat for the market. These places are 1 block from my home. Hence I can have fresh produce and fish.
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  • KERRYG155
    Good job on the scheduling. I imagine that being president has to take a lot of time. Even if it's only a little bit at a time even if it's done just a little bit at a time. I wish I could get so efficient to freeze meals for another day.
    1325 days ago
    good for you for prioritizing and re-organizing AND getting the help you need. Awesome and so smart in taking care of yourself and your DH.
    1325 days ago
    You are amazing! Thanks for sharing these details, it helps me understand what I need to do to be more effective also. emoticon
    1325 days ago
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