Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Day Three

Well, if I go with the theme from the past two days, the day went well, there is room for improvement but it could of been worse.  But, while I was running, I realized that I am kidding myself.  The tire I carry around my belly, yes that is a direct looks like one of the doughnuts I consume every day.  Guilty as charged.  It probably wouldn't be so bad if it was one, or maybe two, but yes three doughnuts every morning.  So, there you have it.  It is my vice and I guess if I am going to make it a new habit, the doughnuts have to go.  Tomorrow it is.

So today I had my favorite is so easy and yummy and really not too bad for ya.  I buy the small lettuce bags from HEB.  They are a 1.02 and make either two small salads or a big salad.  So for lunch, I have a big salad.  I then throw in 3 ozs of chicken.  Oscar Meyer has this pre-cooked cold packs that are yummy.  Throw in some blue cheese crumbles, some strawberries and a light balsamic vinegar....tasty.

Exercise for the day, Self day 3.  It wasn't as bad as I thought it could be.  Today it was a 5 minute warm up and a five minute cool down.  In between, it was two minutes running, two minutes walking, repeating 7 times.

Here is my summary for the positive habits:

Eating - Okay but room for improvement
Exercise - 48 minutes, 3 1/2 miles
Cleaning - Cleaned the kitchen, vacuumed and 3 loads laundry
Money - Good, outside of the morning doughtnuts, I picked up salsa and a dessert at the grocery store on the way home.

Now, on to more important things, does someone want two dogs?  They are ready to send me over the edge.

Day two

Well, day two was an okay day.  The eating wasn't perfect but it was better than not trying.  I successfully stayed away from the vending machine (win) and I passed on eating out for lunch (win).  So while the food eating wasn't perfect, it could of been worse.  Exercise for the day was a zero.  It was a Lowe's day which means I have enough time at home between the two jobs to change clothes, grab something to eat and feed the pups.  Of course, another win would probably be that I didn't grab something to eat via the local drive thru which unfortunately has been the norm on Lowe's days. 

Here is my summary for the positive habits:
Eating - Okay but room for improvement
Exercise - Zero  (Lowe's Day)
Cleaning - Zero (Lowe's Day)
Money - Good, earning money at Lowe's and didn't spend any

Now, I hope I have a good report for later today because right now I am exhausted and just want a nap!

Monday, September 27, 2010

My favorite little man

I so luv this little guy and miss him bunches!  It's hard to believe he is the same little guy that I saw in February that wouldn't let me get any sleep his first night home. 

He is always on the move.  He isn't crawling yet, but is close to being on his way.  Right now he is getting up on all fours and rocking. 

Junior is getting closer to being allowed to see his little guy as well and something tells me that these two guys will be in their fair share of trouble together!  Now if the judge just puts CBM (crazy baby mama) in place, these boys can start movin and shakin together.

It takes 21 days to....

Can you complete that sentence?  No? Maybe? It takes 21 days to form a habit.  Today is day one!  So how my eating and exercise got off tracks I really don't know.  In the past two weeks I have accomplished a lot getting better organized around the house but the food and exercise went to make room.  But, it isn't going to be about just the food and exercise.  I have been lazy lately and not been doing what I should be doing.  Church on the weekends, cleaning and everything else.  So, today was day one of putting it all together.  Managing the two jobs.  Having a clean house so it wouldn't be a scramble if unexpected company came. Being in control of my money so I don't have to have the Lowe's job.  Putting my body first so I can shop in my closet by exercising and making healthy food choices. 

Hopefully if all goes well - I'll be able to share my tips and tricks that I learned along the way.  Maybe a new recipe or two. 

Over all, today wasn't too bad.  Eating, well there were a few things that I could of done better but it was day one without the vending machine at work and eating fast food.  Win, win.  Another win was taking the two flights up to my desk.  On the way home I stopped at the grocery store and picked up a few staples I was missing, the fruit, the veggies, the things I go through every week.  After a supper of soft tacos with Chicken and salsa it was time to walk the dogs.  We did our two mile walk.  I am not sure how long it took because the pups beg the attention of the neighbor kids so we always have to stop and say hi. 

Then it was home for my two of Self's Your Weight Minus 8.  Today was 30 minutes of pound zapper and the strength cards.  I don't know what was worse, the pound zapper or the cards.  The pound zapper was 4 minutes of jumping rope, 1 minute of jumping jacks, 1 minute rest, repeat the sequence three more times.  Four minutes is a LONG time to jump rope.  Then the strength cards.  WTF is all I can say.  I think the gym cards are easier than the at home cards.  I mean, do a squat on your tippy toes and then stand up, still on your balls of your feet and push weights over the top of your head.  It was a combination pilates, weights and torture.   Thank god I don't need to think about that for another three days!

So that was day one...time for a shower and early to bed...I'm exhausted!