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I'm not perfect and I don't have a smartphone

Thursday, January 17, 2013

This week I started my third semester in a four semester nursing program. I am overwhelmed. There is so much to know!

My teenage daughter is on the bowling team for her high school. They practice or have matches Monday through Thursday. They do not offer busing, so parents/students are responsible for getting to and from the various lanes. I do employ the aid of others as much as possible, but sometimes it all falls upon my shoulders to make it all happen. (most of the the time, really...)

It is time consuming to write a blog. To track food. To plan food.

Working out can be time consuming, but I do try to fit in snippets throughout the day. I don't feel the same as I do when getting a solid 30 minutes of cardio in a row, but it is an effort toward burning some calories.

I do not have a smartphone. Which is feeling like a necessity in my life. I could track much easier if I had one! I could check all kinds of info if I had one. But, I am in no position to afford one. Someday. Maybe. I will own one.

This is not going to be a particularly great weight loss week. But I knew this would happen. It's always hard to try and balance everything the first week of school. And, well, quite frankly, until my DD finishes her bowling season, it's still going to be hard. But I am not giving up! I am taking the small steps I can right now. I am building momentum. I am seizing opportunities. I am tweaking. I will be the woman I always thought I would be!
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  • JLITT62
    I don't have a smartphone either - believe it or not not everyone does! I do a lot of ST in 10 minute increments - it really does build up & make a difference!
    1956 days ago
    Wow, sounds like you need a little break. I know it can be challenging juggling school, kids, kids' sports. When are you supposed to be able to track, log, blog, workout? As moms we tend to put all needs above ours. I understand this. Just think though, you have one more semester left. Things will get easier. But don't stop making the time necessary for your own health. If you aren't healthy you wont be able to adequately care for those that need you. I know it's much easier said than done, but it is true. Hope you have good day.
    1956 days ago
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