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October Report

Friday, November 06, 2015

Unfortunately I got pretty sick for half of the month. At the same time the stationary bike (my main form of exercise) broke down. So this was not my strongest month, but I tried to make the best of it!



NUTRITION

I met my caloric goals of 1450 calories or less 16/31 days this month, which is only 51% accuracy! However when I was sick I did not track for 3 days. I will do better next month!



FITNESS

This month I earned 2,390 fitness minutes! I met my cardio goals easily - even when the stationary bike needed repairs! I did fairly well with strength training. My goal was 2 to 2.5 one-hour sessions per week. I did 7 this month, which is about what I could manage while I was sick.



WEIGHT AND MEASUREMENTS

I maintained 159 all month. I am ready for a new weight!



OTHER OCTOBER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

emoticon I read 4 books last month: Aesop's Fables; Sophie's Choice; The Art and Science of Teaching; and Billy Budd, Sailor.

emoticon I wrote 5 blogs last month!

emoticon I am still working on 2 Metamucil a day and only 1 dessert a day. (For those of you asking about the Metamucil, it is a fiber supplement that promotes digestive wellness and also aids in lowering cholesterol. Frankly I feel much better taking it regularly).

emoticon As many of you already know, I also landed a long-term subbing job teaching 7th grade English. It will run 8 weeks from late January through spring break! I also have another long-term subbing job possibility. It's 8th grade English, and it will run from April through probably the end of the year if I get it.



NOVEMBER GOALS

emoticon Write 8 blogs

emoticon Meet my goal of 1450 calories with 75% accuracy. Holidays be darned!

emoticon Do 2-3 one-hour strength training sessions and 4 cardio sessions per week

emoticon Earn 2,500 monthly fitness minutes

emoticon Take measurements this month

emoticon Take 2 Metamucil daily, and only 1 dessert daily

emoticon Lose 4 pounds and reach 155!
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