7 Day Motivational Thread Starting 7-15-2013
Good morning everyone.
I intend to do my best this week on food, water, and exercise.
Goals same as always and I'll post them tonight or tomorrow with my Monday report.
Good Morning Mern!
We started threads at the same time... oops! :o
I feel really motivated this week. I'm feeling great, my strength is doing amazingly well and I'm ready to keep pushing. It's suppose to be in the mid-90's today so my slave driver/coach/husband pulled me out of bed at 7:30 this morning and told me to get my walk in before it got too hot and I had an excuse. :) I'm glad he did though... it's absolutely gorgeous this morning... the very best part of the day! 1.5 miles in today... check! :D
Goals for this week are a little vague, but it's hard to tell what they should be...:confused:
1. Increase walking distance every other day as tolerated working toward 4 mile goal.
2. Eat only nutrient-rich, healthy food. No bakery, soda, deep fried, fast food... nothing. (Hard because well-meaning friends and neighbors keep dropping off incredibly delicious food and baked goods. Gotta love my chef buddies... they are the best!)
3. Do something each day that I couldn't do the day before.
Quinn, great minds think alike. :p I like your START FRESH addition, though.
Great to read that you're strength is doing amazingly well. I love your simple but aimed-straight-at-improvement goals.
UGH, it's supposed to be in the 90s here all week. I'll be exercising in the air conditioning in my living room.
Terri Taubele, wishing you great happiness as you celebrate today.
calories under 1,100:
water 8 glasses:
I need a FRESH START and these are my goals for the week. My weight was up from last week 179 from 178.4 so I want to lose that plus more this week.
My plan is to exercise every day and to drink a green smoothie for breakfast every morning. Lets all have a great week.
The green smoothie turned out to be a green chunky. yuk. I am going to eat my vegies instead of drink them. As for the exercise, it's too hot. I'll do what I can.
Mike, can you fix my misspelling of the word Starting in the title of this thread?
Quinn, we should have gone with your opening. You can spell! LOL
I have these other special days we're celebrating this month in our group. Anyone else have a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion for which we can congratulate you?
Quinn--birthday July 19
Hope and her DH-- wedding anniversary July 25 (31st in 2013?)
Pam (RunBikeSki) who posts to us sometimes-- birthday July 28
Quinn you are doing so well!
My goals will be simple this week as it is too hot to do much--40 celcius with humidity ALL week. We have a/c but I think it's working at full capacity today!
1. Keep to carb limit
2. Drink at least 6 glasses of water--probably should do more!!
3. 4 servings of fruits/veggies
4. Work on some writing
5. Clean kitchen
Good Monday everyone.
I have no goals yet. Other than to stay cool lol. The heat bothers me a lot (MS) and so I really need to just listen to my body's needs. I pushed myself on the weekend (on-going struggle) and was cranky.
Went for a noon hour swim. It was cooling. Nice.
Libby good luck with the green smoothies. Very nutritious. I saw a 3 day watermelon fast. Tempting haha.
Geez, it has been so long since I last posted. Had some unscheduled things happen two weeks ago (nothing bad, just extremely time consuming), then last week I was embarrassed 'cause I hadn't posted the week before :D. Today, I figured it was time to put on my big girl pants and jump back in. So here I am!
Didn't do too badly food-wise over the past two weeks, but sort of slacked on the activity side. I need to get back to the physicals. Doing physical stuff is not "natural" for me -- I have to make myself do things. I'd much rather be on the computer. I guess you could say I'm whatever the opposite of hyper-active is.
Building habits is HARD (and making myself do physical stuff consistently will have to be building a habit for me) and it is sooooooo easy to let things slide. It's amazing (and rather disheartening) how much I did NOT miss doing physical stuff!
So, I hope you all had a couple of fabulous weeks! Good to see you, Mern -- thanks for starting the thread! I'll try to get some goals posted tomorrow, with a report on how today went.
So, last week was totally bust.Not only did I fail to meet any of my goals, I also backslid.
Goals to be posted when I get home tonight.
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