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10-28-2010, 09:06 AM #1
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Making progress.... steady and sure.
I just weighed in!!! Down 1.5 lbs from last week, even with some serious indulgences. But ironically, I crave raw veggies most of the time, so cravings for junk don't happen often.
Dh and I agreed on gym membership. Did my research and got it for $20 off per month! Pays to be a community league member. I used to love swimming and weighlifting and the local city run gym(which means my membership is good at a ton of places city wide), has a FULL pool, not a mini, offers lots of "free" with membership drop in programs. I did register for a Women on Weights program. It runs 7 weeks. And since osteoporsis is in the family, I thought this would be great to work in.
So, now, I am officially on the calendar for 7 weeks of weight lifting instruction. We will recruit help for the kids activities if there is a conflict. And once the ice schedule comes in for the kids, I'll be booking my pool and weightlifting times on the calendar. After obsessing on what to do for the last 4 days, tears of silliness and all, I'm feeling excited. I even got a new swimsuit, but that was depressing thing to do, I really don't like full length mirrors, they tell the truth*sigh*, but gotta start somewhere. I picked out a plain one, but when I reach my goal, and if I do like the pool, I have my eye on a really pretty one. It's black background and has what looks like hot pink ribbon ribbon twisting all over it. It's nice. Modest but nice.
Now that covers 2 of 3 components. It may cover 3, a friend of mine may join me at the gym, but I doubt it. Although she said once my cough is finally gone, (dealing with that), she will keep me posted on Zumba that her dance school is offering. So we'll see.
I did touch base with a lady that offers a scrapbooking class. Which would provide the social that is missing in weights and swimming. But hey, when you don't play a team sport....
Now that we looking into it all. I'm excited! I can't wait for Sunday afternoon, and I can go to my first class. I hope to get to the gym, tomorrow evening, tonight I'm on chauffeur duty, dh is working late, so we can add my activities.
I can't wait to get started on the physical end of my goals. That will boost my metabolism, energy and immune. Overall EVERYTHING.
I don't know, but dh is so sweet Although he says I spoil him.... He spoils me even more.Mommy4ever to 4 wonderful kiddos. Homeschooling mom to 2 youngest.
- BEF: Goal 1 met....
- CC1 pif - Jan 30
- cc2 pif - feb 28
- LOC PIF - Nov 29/13
- Car(personal loan of 9 days) - PIF Dec 2/13
- Debt repayment: 100% paid off as of Dec 2/13
- vacation fund for family vacation goal Dec/14
- FFEF 0/6 months
- Retirement savings to start
DEBT, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slave driver.
- Ambrose Bierce
The plan: All debt to be
eliminated in 12 months(STILL ON TRACK)Paid in full after 10 months. Dh is the captain of this ship, this time, and we're sailing into the sunset. Who'd have thought, but this has brought us so much closer and stronger.
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