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Week 17, day 6

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Day 2, 5% Challenge 2
My healthy habit is to get to bed earlier, so I can get up earlier and get my exercise in early before life takes over and it gets pushed to one side. I didn't sleep so well last night so was later getting up than I planned but still early enough to walk to Church for the 8.30 service, before breakfast. Once I got home I got my breakfast and then dinner sorted out before heading out with Daisy for my 2 mile walk, which is part of my training for the 5K challenge. It took me 65 minutes and I walked alongside Norman's Brook and saw the large bird of prey which I saw last weekend. It looks as if it is a red kite from the bird book. By the time I returned from the walk I had completed my 10,000 step target, so pleased with that.
My sister came for dinner again and brought her laptop and printer with her so she could scan in some of my husband's old photos of his father. Norman will be 85 next year and we are hoping to transcribe his father's WW1 diary and include a bit of family history and photographs and get it published for his birthday. My sister is an expert in the family history and has done quite a bit of research on Norman's side as well. I'm interested, but I don't seem to find the time to do it properly.
Second son, Phil, also came round to catch up with us. Last weekend he ran a half marathon and showed us some photos. He is manager of TK Max and has taken his digital piano in to work and has been playing it dressed in a monkey suit during peak shopping times to raise money for Comic Relief. So far he has raised nearly £3,000 which is fantastic.
Having done my exercise I can now relax for the evening and get my sparking for the day in.
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    Busy day, but sounded good. Hope you get some well deserved rest.
    1908 days ago
    Wow, sounds like a busy day. Love the new habit challenge though. Blessings with that! Thanks for stopping by and commenting on "Complicated Blogging"......I appreciate all the encouragement! Hugs!
    1908 days ago
  • JDOWM62
    My stepmother and father are doing our entire family history. They travel all over the world to look up people in cemeteries and such. I take sleeping pills to help me sleep. They don't always work, so I know how hard it is to get up after a bad night. Sleep tight tonight!!
    1908 days ago
  • JUDY106
    Sounds like a busy but nice day. I have trouble sleeping too. I try to drink Herbal tea that stated that it would help you sleep. It seemed to work at first. Maybe you would have better luck with it and get better sleep. i have been at the computer doing the bookkeeping for my husband's company. I work long hrs. at a time so I can get as much as I can done,before my scheduled exercising classes during the week. So, not moving much and it makes me ache all over. I also seem to be a lot more hungrier then when i am moving around. Well I got to send this time because of filling tax for the year. We file only once a year and it is a lot of paper work all at one time that way. I am determined to still do my two exercising class through the week and get this done before my dead line. so, working way up into the nights right now. It is good to take a break and do Sparking and do my tracking.
    1908 days ago
  • IMATE3
    What a project for your husband! Good job!
    It's awesome you made the plan work even if it wasn't on your perfect schedule.

    Better luck tomorrow on getting up on goal.
    1908 days ago
    My, what a full day. Good for you. I too have been having difficulty sleeping. I am trying to set an earlier (for me) time to go to bed and a set time to get up. Once the routine kicks in, I have high hopes it will help. I'll see how that goes. Lack of good sleep is a challenge worthy of figuring out.

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    1909 days ago
    sounds like a busy but good day. I hope you will sleep better tonight emoticon emoticon
    1909 days ago
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