I have struggled with this issue since returning to work full time in September. I am a first-year teacher in a special needs class, have 5 kids of my own, and am in grad school. I have set a minimum 20 minutes of exercise daily, and get in some strength training daily, usually first thing in the morning before I get everyone else up.
If we look for reasons why we can't, we are sure to find them. I did for the first few months I was working. Now, I continue to search for ways to make it work because I am worth it! Thanks for reposting!
~~Kim in NC~ EDT Aug 2009: 175 Dec 2009: 142 Aug - Dec 2012: 135 size 4 *30lb gain in 8 weeks* Feb 2013: 164 Hypothyroid Diagnosis, April/13: 166 size 12-14 July/13 Jaw surgery Sept- confirmed Hashimoto's Dec 2013: 162 March 2014: 155 Goal: 135-140 size 4 �Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength!"~ Unknown
current weight: 157.8
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blog Chuck. Just what I needed to today. As a matter of fact earlier on this morning in response to a few blogs I mentioned that it was time for me to really stop making excuses and really push towards achieving my goals. I know I can do it so the only thing thats keeping me back is my lame excuses.
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Thanks for the link to the blog Chuck! I agreed with you when you wrote it and I still agree! Let's make this a no excuse zone! It's okay if you don't exercise or eat right from time to time... but recognize that you made a choice, don't make excuses! Duffy
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