14 February 2015

Very lazy day


Today I was lazy. I went to Crossfit this morning and did two WODs. I stopped at Burger King for breakfast and I came home and did nothing the rest of the day. I watched Sons of Anarchy on Netflix and napped on the couch. It was completely awesome. I had one small assignment due that I just busted out and submitted. Now my classes are officially done and I can rest for two weeks. I'm so very excited about that. It helped that I got little sleep last night. It was so windy that it kept waking me up. Then the weather today was rainy and ugly. Perfect day to be lazy. I so needed a complete down day and I'm glad I got one. Don't know what's happening tomorrow but it will start with Crossfit. Now, I'm off to lie back down on the couch.

13 February 2015

Time for an update


This week has been pretty good. Last weekend I read a really good book about losing weight and it beginning in your head. The book lays out steps to get into the mode of weight loss slowly and not overwhelm yourself. Since I tend to try and make huge, sweeping changes and failing miserably, I decided to give it a try. Week one I was supposed to:


  1. Not eat sweets.
  2. Get 8 hours of sleep a night
  3. Walk for 15 minutes every day
  4. Meditate for 3 minutes every day
That's it. I was mostly successful. I did not walk on Monday and Thursday due to conflicts in scheduling. I forgot to meditate on Wednesday, just plain forgot. So for a first week I consider it a success.

Next week, I continue this and add some to it. I have to look up exactly what I add, but it's not too crazy. 

I actually found that it was not too terribly hard to avoid sweets this week. I thought about it every day and kept telling myself no sweets. Hubby had dessert a couple of nights and I easily passed it up with no problem at all. 

Everything else is going well. I am working out and walking the dogs 66% of the time. Not great, but much, much  better than it was. Also, I missed some things due to weather and a job interview, so it was not just because I was lazy. 

I made my food on Sunday and took breakfast and lunch every day this week. 

So overall a good week. Definitely room for improvement, but as my mentor says; progress not perfection....


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