June 11th Goals...And A New Poem

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Well I didn't do as much exercise as I would have liked, but at least I didn't let the fibromyalgia keep me from doing some and taking my walk. So I'm proud about that! I managed to meet my goal by doing my challenges on my group H.E.R.O.E.S and PMS Munchie Survivors!

1. Drink no less than 8 cups of water daily - emoticon

2. Don't drink any sodas or sugary drinks - gave them up.

3. Only allow myself one cup of coffee a day, then drink green tea - lovely blend of green and peppermint tea/no caffeine emoticon

4. Consume 5 servings of fruits and veggies daily- emoticon

5. Keep sodium in check and nutrients balanced by using the meal planner - I stayed below my allowance! WooHOO! emoticon

6. Exercise at least 30 minutes of cardio per day - emoticon

7. Walk as long as I can once daily - emoticon

8. Do some form of strength training with bands and dumbbells every other day. - emoticon

9. Keep up with my housework - none on the weekends - emoticon

10. Go to the spa and workout in the pool 2-3 hours 3 times a week - I haven't been able to go this week, and boy can I tell! emoticon

11. Go to bed and rise at the same time every day and get 8 hours of sleep - emoticon

12. Dance at least once a day! Just like MUMBLE in Happy Feet...I'm going to let my feet dance away the pounds!

11 out of 12 is good, but I want better! I know I have to be careful...but I'm so over not going to the spa, plus the hot tub would help my fibro!

I'm too tired to come up with anything sagacious. I'd take a snooze emoticonbut So You Think You Can Dance is on at 7, and I wouldn't miss it for anything. So anywho, here's a poem I wrote today, I hope you like it! It was written off the cuff in like 5 minutes, so it isn't perfectly metered.

The Steps Of Life by Pami

We take the stairs of life
One step at a time--
Leaning on each other in strife;
As we struggle to climb.

Asking our Lord in one accord
With impunity in unity--
Abundant blessings to us award;
Drawing closer every opportunity.

Pain and illness may find us
Times may turn hard--
Yet always faithful is our Jesus;
Who is ever on guard

His love and mercy frees us
We need never fear--
One day He will release us;
In the sky He'll appear.

'Til the day whisked away
To Heaven's courtly realm--
We'll lift one another up and pray;
When life shifts, and overwhelm.

We take the stairs of life
Yes, one step at a time
Leaning on each other in strife
As together, stronger, we climb.

Hugs and high fives! Did you meet YOUR goals today? emoticon

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    Wonderful poem!
    You're doing an excellent job with your goals.
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    No, I haven't met my workout goals this week.
    Keep up all the hard work! (but take care) Love ya, Ang
    4488 days ago
    To pamijane that was a wonderful poem and i hope alot of people comment on it it is so ture and i like your goals and i am hoping and praying for all of us to reach our goals to.
    4488 days ago
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    I didn't do so well today, but tomorrow will be better. My hubby actually asked me to go on a walk with him tonight, so we did. I figure that's a good start for tomorrow!
    4489 days ago
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    You're doing fantastic!

    Me? Today was a good day. Tomorrow will be better. I hope to lose 2 pounds by Sunday. That means strict calorie intake for this jeany beany :)
    4489 days ago
    You are doing it! Keep up the good work!
    4489 days ago
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