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Friday, March 12, 2010      1 comments

Long week! Eating well - not so much - exercising some but both could be better. Feel like I need to buckle down and keep my focus. I coached a co-worker today through some bad feeling sshe was having, and reminded myself it is no different for ... Read more

Gym Dandy

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      12 comments

My hubby was due at work today at 5am! Yay! His early departure helped me get up and get over to the gym by 5am. That is a personal best arrival time! WOO HOO! I rode the bike for 20 mins, doing intervals, which always give me a better wo... Read more

Ups and Downs

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      10 comments

Been in a funk for the last couple of days. Just not feeling like myself - feeling sad over minuscule things - feeling out of sorts. I think maybe its hormonal, but I don't know. This is exactly how I derailed in the past. It was like the anti-... Read more

Pluses and Minuses

Sunday, March 07, 2010      12 comments

It's easy for me to talk the big game when the scale is speaking my language. Today, not so much. It read the same as last week. Ok, I am a little bummed, but keeping the big picture in mind this is what I am telling myself. This is normal.... Read more

Woo hoo, It's Friday!

Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

This is my Friday mantra! Fridays bring out my inner conga dancer (Friday, Friday, Friday!) I DO love my job, but I love Fridays a bit more. :) Been to the gym - to do a bit of cardio and mostly strength training. Psyched, it is all un... Read more

Taking Breaks

Thursday, March 04, 2010      6 comments

Went for a walk - it cleared my head --- and gave me a much needed break from sitting at my desk. I'm happy I got my cardio in - but here is the really great part ---- I wanted to go for the walk. I had to postpone it for a couple of meetings, b... Read more

It's Real

Thursday, March 04, 2010      6 comments

I woke up with leg cramps at 4am, and decided I would putter around and stretch this a.m. instead of going to the gym. I'm committed to doing a walk later around campus and I may in venture into town. Read some inspiring blogs this am (esp... Read more

Back on the Bike

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      6 comments

Alarm goes off. Followed by snooze button. Alarm. Snooze. Alarm. Snooze. I'm tired. My head hurts. I don't want to get up. I could sleep 2 more hours before I "really" have to go to work. I roll up and out. I remember telling my husband this mor... Read more

Had to give a pep talk

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      5 comments

What a funny turn of events after I was feeling blue this a.m. One of my University students came to do some work with me this a.m. - and while here had a meltdown before my eyes, repeating that same overwhelmed scenario that I just blurte... Read more

Seeking serenity

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

I vaguely feel like I am having a crisis. I am overwhelmed at work. I am not happy with the state of my relationship with my husband. And I am not overhauling my life as quickly as I want it to be done. Aaaaaaah! I can stay focused and taki... Read more

Part 2 of my day

Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

I built errands into my day at work and walked to the bank. Frequently in the past, I would send one of my student staff in my stead for that bit of business. Not today! I used the time to build on my cardio from earlier. I completed my goal of ... Read more

Goals for March

Monday, March 01, 2010      9 comments

Keep consistent with exercise - 4 x a week. Add strength training 2 x a week. Build to 1000 fitness mins in March. Meal plan and execute meal plan for lunch and breakfast 2 x/week. eat 5-6 veggies/fruit servings a day. Top 5 motiva... Read more

Gave it what I got

Monday, March 01, 2010      6 comments

This morning kind of kicked me. I rolled out of bed as hubby rolled out the door to work. Figured it was a good time to jump around the living room with Richard Simmons. I got through 10 mins and and fizzled out. What's up with that? I have been... Read more

Doing Cartwheels!

Sunday, February 28, 2010      9 comments

I'm doing cartwheels across the lawn! (well virtually for now --- cause we still a yard full of snow -- and because I've never done a cartwheel. One day, though, I will do cartwheels. For now, I am spinning in delight in my mind. :) I we... Read more

Goodbye Ruby Tuesday

Saturday, February 27, 2010      6 comments

It's hard to show up at that restaurant without singing that song in my head. I wonder if everyone feels that tug. :) I ordered the Asian Glazed Salmon which I THOUGHT was a good choice. When I can home and googled the nutritionals, I found... Read more

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