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Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Today I spent a long time going through this sight. I read many blogs, got many ideas and put some ideas to paper to remind myself.
I am older and forgetful, more so because I have so much on my mind than on age, I hope!!

A Spark friend has continuously sent me emails with links and ideas. I read them all, but today I reread and made some goals for me. The ideas are wonderful. I think what is difficult is
1. What would work for me?
2. Could I realistically do what some of these ideas are?
3. If these ideas would not work for me then what would?
4. What has worked in the past and what has not? Do not set myself up to fail..yet again!!
5. Do not wait start now!!

So the first thing that I am going to do is move. I do not mean move where I live. I mean move this big old stiff and sore body!! I read a blog with excellent ideas. I am starting today to put one into action. My husband and son leave soon to go to the tutors. So once they are gone..on goes some good moving music..out come the cloth's, mop, etc and away I go. I have things to do, so why not have fun and move and dance to the music while I do the work?/ I love this idea.
I will do it when they are home once I get it sorted out. I just usually do housework when they are out Tuesday evening. So first start.

Next I have sent an email to a Spark friend and asked for her to be a walking buddy 2-3 times a week even just for 10 - 15 minutes. Now this may not seem like much. However, believe me when you have not walked for years very much and can now get shoes on because your leg is healing..you are thankful for a few minutes of walking and trying to breath!!

I have also started to eat more what I want and not always what Stan and Brandon want. I am being me.

So now I am going to go and do a few more things and get ready to move. No cameras today!!

On another note, Mom seems to be settling in her new room. I am going to see her tomorrow.
Her phone should be in soon and even my cousin did not find her paranoid yesterday. So I am hoping this works for now.

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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon It is often hard to get started but if you schedule your "MOVE" time, you are more likely to do it!!!! I KNOW that you CAN do this!!!!
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    1652 days ago
    Just moving around and dancing a bit while you clean can be some of the best (and most fun and productive at the same time) exercise!

    I'm glad you're going to focus on yourself some more. Only when we do that is when we can succeed.
    1653 days ago
    So good to see you moving forward again. Keep up the good work!
    1653 days ago
    I'm so happy to see that you are planning, and I can't wait to see you work it!!! :)
    1653 days ago
    I know your going to be successful! I like how you have taken other ideas incorporated them for you. Had to laugh at your move more comment. I know the feeling. emoticon
    1653 days ago
    oh way to go so excited for you, looking forward to a walking partner.
    1653 days ago
    “This one step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything.” ~Scott Reed
    1653 days ago
    AWESOME and don't forget the chair exercise team too, for days when you can' walk or it is pouring etc. I am so glad you are going to try to move now. And so so thankful that your leg is healing - long overdue!
    HUGS and have fun with that other walking buddy. Me well we can' walk together via here.. I have done3.8 miles today way low as we were babysitting Thomas and Eva this morning! that kept me busy and tired and now I have a sore back.
    Have a great evening!

    1654 days ago
  • NHES220
    Good for you. It is great that you are setting goals and increasing activity will definitely help get that metabolism going!
    1654 days ago
    Be good to yourself and the everything else will follow emoticon
    1654 days ago
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