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Lessons in Food Journaling, The Runners Guide to Life and C25K

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had forgotten how quickly C25K ramps up the running in the 6th week. W6D1 in the books and ran 18 out of the 20 minutes and was totally excited. Part of the inspiration I’m sure, was finishing reading last night The Runner’s Guide to the Meaning of Life by Amby Burfoot, winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon. Being only in W6 was a bit embarrassed to have picked up this book, like I was calling myself a

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Flexible to Frustrated to Fuming to Fixated With Fingers Crossed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flexible: Yesterday morning when I was ready to head out on my run, discovered the battery on my phone was dead. The C25K Program I use is an app (imagine that) which tells me when to walk, run, stretch etc. Now I suppose I could have written the intervals down on my hand and used my watch, however that has not always been a very safe choice for me. Being a bit uncoordinated, I’ve found it works best

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Choosing Gratitude over Resentment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This morning I slept an hour later than I meant to. When I realized what time it was, the 1st thing which came into my mind was I will skip my walk. It will be OK since it’s not a C25K Day and ONLY a walk day. Each day I add a minute until I get to 60 minutes walking and thought about how long I’ve been at 27 minutes. Have been skipping walk days a bit too

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Franklin Covey -The 5 Choices, Getting Things Done, The 1 Thing, Couch to 5K and Getting Organized

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spent most of the weekend in my Team Beachbody Franklin Covey training on The 5 Choices and it reminded me of why continual personal development is so critical to our success. When I discovered The 1 Thing concept, I made a number of changes in my life which have almost become habit. Studying the 5 Choices reminded me how reaching success involves more than just doing the 3 most important things first each day. There needs

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Overcoming Doubt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This morning was the first day of Week 4 in my C25K Program. Definitely more running than walking now. And this morning for the 1st time I felt a tiny bit of hesitation in me. For a second even thought about putting it off for later today and then caught myself and got my running shoes on and headed out. The statement you never regret a work out you do, only those you don’t, is ringing in my ears right now.

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Whenever Never Comes, Couch to 5K, Dr. Fuhrman 1st Official Cookbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whenever never comes unless you put it into your calendar. Listening to a great interview about working at home and the interviewee was a woman who coaches on organization and professional efficiency. She said when she first started working at home, she just figured she would do her workouts whenever. What she realized is whenever never came and other things just filled in the time. Really spoke to me as I began Week 3 of Couch to 5K. I know me well enough

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9 Days and Counting, Mini-Meltdown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today marked 9 days in a row working out which I’m pretty sure is a lifetime record for me. No matter how consistent I have been, the weekends have been left out for some reason. The 1st Team Beachbody Program I ever completed long ago was Kathy Smith, Project You, Type 2 and was 90 days long. Kevin and I both did the whole program from beginning to end and even that was only 6 days a week. I have completely embraced

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Walking for my Freedom. Shrink Yourself

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This morning Kevin and I got up really late and to be honest I had decided it was too late to walk (don’t ask) and figured I had walked 1 day of the weekend already and blah, blah, blah. Thank goodness I had asked Kevin to walk with me today, yesterday. He walked into the office ready to go and well what could I do but go? So glad, he inspired me to get out there and go.

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I’m Declaring War Today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normally when I’m out doing my C25K program is where I mentally start writing my journal post. Also, normally, I skip Saturday and Sunday for working out and don’t want to run out (literally) on Kevin first thing in the morning. Today, however, since my freeze frame incident I decided to ask him to go with me and he said yes. How fun is that? And if my 1Thing really is my 1 Thing, who has time

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Mama Cass, What’t Up? It Never Rains in Southern California, Does It?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So glad I freeze framed how great I felt yesterday when I got home from my C25K. When I woke up this morning, I hesitated for just a moment and then started getting dressed. Imagine my surprise, when I opened the front door and it was raining. Not the typical occasional little drizzle I like to call rain. Real rain with big drops, making noise and all the ground was wet. I stood there for a few

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