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Hello Sparkers! (Day 1)

Monday, October 07, 2013

Yup I had to restart my day count! I have definitely fallen away from my good habits. I did get into school, I am still leasing King Arthur, and I work full-time. Healthy lifestyle went to the bottom of my list. I am sure I've gained all the weight back... I have not stepped on the scale in months. I'm starting to see the weight in my face again. I'm not upset. It is what it is. I changed my normal routine so the rest suffered. But I want to get back to caring about myself. It isn't going to be much. My routine just doesn't allow for much down time and since I've started school I am just sooo mentally exhausted. But I need to check back in here to get back to the me I know I can be. Soooo here's my plan:

- Eat more FRUIT! Start snacking on fruit when I'm hungry.
- Get 1 hour of exercise unrelated to horses.

That's it. Right now I work 40 hrs a week, spend 3 hours commuting each day, 7 hours of classes a week, 7 hours of homework a week, 6 hours of horses a week. I am tired!!!! I have a plan to get back into working out when school is over in the beginning of December. I figure 90 minutes riding a week plus one hour of another activity will be okay when school is in session. When school is out I want to up it to 90 minutes of riding and 3 hours a week of another activity. I also want to start cooking again, I think once I add in the hour of exercise I can figure out how to fit in the cooking/shopping time.

Gosh I hadn't realized it had been so long. No one to blame but myself, and I'm not playing the blame game. I love me I love who I am and I am bettering myself. I just have to learn to balance my life. I won't be able to blog much but I need to track my progress.

Arthur news:

I am still leasing Arthur. We are doing great together! We are finally getting on the same page and we have been jumping 2'6 regularly. I am really working on us as a team I want to reach the 3'0 mark!!!

Other horsey news:

I found an awesome trail riding barn near me. And me and my friends went to check it out. It was loads of fun... I will definitely be going again! (I'm the one it the black shirt.... riding a horse named Gunner.)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    looks like we came back to sparkpeople around the same time!
    Welcome back! emoticon
    1710 days ago
    Yaye!!! I found you! LoL I'm trying to find all my old spark friends now that I'm back too lol. Glad to see you're around. It doesn't matter how many times we have to start over, as long as we start, right!?!? ;)
    1711 days ago
    Awesome! :) And yes, I'm alive LOL, I'm just struggling and trying to find balance like you!
    1713 days ago
  • KNH771
    emoticon That commute sounds tough! Glad you're back on track though...
    1718 days ago
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  • KAB7801
    Wow girl, nice to hear from you, so happy you're doing well!
    Don't be a stranger! emoticon emoticon
    1720 days ago
    Yay! Welcome back! I've missed you too. Love the picture of you with King Arthur. emoticon
    1720 days ago
    The main thing is:

    1. You are starting over, not giving up
    2. You are much wiser, you've learned so much more about yourself than you knew before.
    3. You've created a plan that is YOUR plan and works for YOU.
    4. You understand your life and its limitations right now.
    5. You are still an amazing and wonderful human being!!!
    6. Glad you are back!!!!
    1720 days ago
    It's always great that we can always restart. I'm glad you're back. I missed you!
    1720 days ago
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