Day 62/100 – Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
I haven’t been Sparking very much lately. I’m afraid all my energy has been dedicated to my return to work, which continues to go well, and recovering from my workouts with my personal trainer.
Pain! I’ve been in so much pain! It wasn’t une... Read more
Day 69/100 – PT Session 1/144
First session with personal trainer! This may be the best money I’ve ever spent!
My trainer came to our session with a plan, was able to explain the exercises really well, and especially when an exercise to target a particular muscle didn’t... Read more
Day 70/100 - Ugh.
Well, this is not going the way I want it to. My throat is very sore and feeling raw, I'm having trouble swallowing. Not good.
Today will be a day of sipping herbal teas with honey, and generally trying to get rid of this. I will have to ge... Read more
Day 72/100: Summer 5% Pre-Challenge Assignments
Yikes! I thought I had posted this yesterday, but here it is sitting on my PC. I’m catching up on my pre-challenge assignments; the challenge starts tomorrow!
Day 74/100 – Early Birthday Gift
Well, the end of this 100 day challenge for me was supposed to be going on a hiking trip to the Adirondacks for my birthday. Boy, has that ever changed!
I had my physical assessment at the gym Monday evening, and we discussed how useful hav... Read more
Day 78/100 - Been Overwhelmed
Well, my guys are away this week-end at a soccer tournament, so I’m going to dedicate this “ME” time to re-set my compass and get back on track.
The past couple of weeks have been tough for a lot of reasons, and at some point I just surrend... Read more
Day 91/100 - First time at the gym!
This week was difficult, in that I had three nights that I didn’t sleep at all. I’m not sure what’s going on, if it’s a bit of anxiety with the return to work, but I’ll fall asleep on the sofa, my DH will wake me up to go to bed and I’ll be awak... Read more
Day 92/100 - Off to a Good Start for the Week-End
I’ve read some blogs that got me thinking this week.
In her September 23 blog, SeptemberSpirit’s talked about clearing pebbles from her path. She shared a quote which is very a propos. “Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble ... Read more
Day 94/100 – Just passed the longest day of the year, and still the days are too short!
Today’s “Healthy Reflection” could have been written by me: “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” (John Burroughs,... Read more
96/100 Short and Sweet
Today was a work day for me, and it was very productive. Ate a healthy breakfast, brought a healthy lunch to work, had a healthy supper. I’m happy with where I’m at in my reintegration to work, and with the projects they’ve given me to do. I can... Read more
97/100 – Not a good night or morning or afternoon... but I closed the day with a bang!
Yesterday went pretty well, and we got the back gardens started. There is soooo much work to do back there, it looks like a wild field right now, but framed in by the fence. It’s really just a postage stamp sized yard, but I haven’t been able... Read more
Day 98/100 – I save his life, he pees on my foot!
So I had thought through what needed to get done yesterday, and had a plan. Then I asked hubby what he wanted to do for Father’s Day week-end, and he wanted to go for a drive “in the country”. “Today”, that is Saturday, not Sunday. We wound up ... Read more
Day 99/100 – Yesterday I was an idiot! Today I'll be smarter! Promise!
For the first day of my challenge, yesterday was pretty good. It was a work day, and I got thrown into a meeting at the last minute. A 4-hour meeting... really changes your schedule! I ate very well, resisted pop & pizza at the meeting and broug... Read more
Day 100/100 - Back to basics
My goals for this week are in the areas of Health & Fitness, Money, and Household. I’m returning to the basics this week, which means:
Health & Fitness:
• Minimum of 10 minutes of cardio and 10 minutes of weight training per day
• Eatin... Read more
My 100-Day Framework
So tomorrow is Day 100/100, starting the count down of my 100-Day Challenge. I’ve been working hard this week thinking thinky thoughts, to identify the right my priorities and goals, that is achievable but not so easy that I get bored, not so ha... Read more
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