5-2 reflection, 5-3 goals: resisted Teacher Appreciation spread!
Woke up at 5:15, just minutes before my alarm, and stayed up. Got 2 loads of clothes washed before school, workout done before school, packed lunch and ate a healthy breakfast. Day went pretty well, except frustration with students who are being... Read more
5-1 reflection, 5-2 goals: tracking food and Summer Kick-off Challenge starts!
Tracking went well today. In range for everything except fat (within 1 gram!!) I found I was much more aware of what I was eating, how I was eating (slowed down) and whether I was really hungry or just tired, etc. Think maybe I've been so hungry... Read more
April Reflection, May Goals and Spring 5% challenge assignment 5
~ continue to maintain weight 134-139: oops! Went up a few pounds after the challenge ended!
~ continue minimum 20 minutes daily exercise: haven't been consistent with this one
~ focus on eating when hungry, not just beca... Read more
4-30 reflection, 5-1 goals
As usual, I tried to do way too much today! Got my workout in before dd's game, then took the family to eat at McDonalds (I just had water while they ate) then went to Sam's and Aldi to pick up some groceries, got everything put away and ate lun... Read more
4-29 reflection, 4-30 goals and refocusing beginning this weekend!
Setting goals to get me through most of the rest of the school year. Since I finished up my classes this week, I hope to start refocusing on tracking my food intake so I can see how many calories I am actually taking in and what I am lacking. Ne... Read more
Summer Kickoff Challenge
Starting a summer countdown challenge with one of my teams, hoping setting these goals and tracking everything this month while I am out of school will help me get it back together!
Goal weight: 134-139
-I am not sure of a goal amount to ... Read more
4-28 reflection, 4-29 goals- is tomorrow really Friday already?!
another stressful, tiring day. My assistant was out to take her dh to the dr, my mentor and I sent her TA home after lunch because she has been feeling really bad and was looking pale. Her dh is making her go to the dr. Kids were wide open this ... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Trigger Foods/Situations
List ALL your trigger foods. Is it a snack food or part of a meal? Are they sweet or salty? Hot, cold or room temperature? Carbs, comfort foods?
- I eat very healthfully- low sodium, whole foods. However, I find myself snacking too much, and t... Read more
4-27 reflection, 4-28 goals- too worn out to care today!
Got up way too early to take dd to leave for her trip. Started the day off wrong, with her teacher being very rude to me over AR points. She had a paper she was giving out, which I thought was related to the trip. When I asked about it, she info... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Committment
I have joined the 5% Spring Challenge and this is my commitment to the team. The challenge is 56 days long and starts May 7. I have done several of these challenges before, meeting my goal in the first few and maintaining my goal weight through ... Read more
4-26 reflection, 4-27 goals- need to find a way to rest!
Completely exhausted, need a real break (shopping, etc. with 4 kids and working on schoolwork/housework didn't feel like much of a break!) Feel like I'm being hit from all sides and can't manage everything at once. Nowhere I can cut back though,... Read more
4-25 reflection, 4-26 goals
Rough day, expected being the first day back from spring break. Starting to get ready for EOG testing!
50 push-ups, 40 tricep kickbacks, 50 upright rows with lunge, 100 calf raises with 12lb weight, , 100+ crunches
mowed th... Read more
4-23 & 24 reflection, 4-25 goals
Girls had a good time at gymnastics, and 13yo dd got her nails done.
Got some work done in the garden and planned out some other things that need to be done.
Relaxed a bit, grilled kabobs and veggies, and ate out on the dec... Read more
4-22 reflection, 4-23 goals
~ finish unpacking from our trip- almost everything is unpacked, and a lot of it washed already
~ laundry- 5th load is in
~ Make a grocery list and go grocery shopping- done, also bought some plants and seeds for the garden. Ho... Read more
4-21 reflection, 4-22 goals- glad to be home
~ eat healthy meals and snacks
~ Enjoy, but make good choices when eating the pizza buffet and ice cream
~ work on classwork
~ get a workout in
~ have fun with the family
Did ok eating at the pizza buffet for lunch. H... Read more