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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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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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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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Otter Box Rox, My New Year and Unprocessed Challenge, Day 3

Week 1, Day 3 of Couch to 5K and the last 2 days I have been going out with an unprotected iPhone. Worried about dropping it or me, I kept my eyes on the road and my hands wrapped tightly around it and made it home safely for both of us. Yesterday my new Otter Box came and was not at all what I expected. Mostly steel gray with a tiny bit of neon green at the bottom. I thought it was going to be mostly Neon Green and was a bit disappointed with it’s plainness. Being the Sapphire by

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100 Pounds Lost!!! Never Quitting on Yourself.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well almost and that was 2 years ago. I had released a total of 99.5 pounds and just knew any day I would break that 100 pounds gone mark and then I didn’t. My goal was to reach that mark by the time I left for my Leadership Retreat and missed by 1/2 pound. Looking back, a combination of missing that goal, then hanging out for 4 days with amazingly fit people who I let make me feel as if I were wasting

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Happy New Year, Walking and Chewing Gum, Keeping it Simple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1st and lots of new beginnings and started worrying about my whole plan to keep it simple and focus on my 1 Thing. Was I taking on 2 much? Was I taking my eye off the ball? Was I letting myself down? It came clear to me when I was wogging through my Couch to 5K this morning. My plan was the main thing, my 1 Thing is attaining and maintaining my ideal weight. The first 3 things I

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