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3/1/11 2:32 A

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Many of the suggestions I am already doing. I am very conscious to not drink caffiene in the evening and limit more what I eat in the evening. I am feeling better.

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2/26/11 7:13 P

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Well, I did get to bed on time all nights but one. I do try the relaxation technices and they help. I did find that if I walk at 10 o'clock, and go to bed at 12, I sleep better. I am trying NOT to eat much after 10 too. I still have trouble getting up at 8 am, I usually up at 7:30.

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2/26/11 1:03 P

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Wow! You're under a tidal wave without a board. I agree on the emails being a little overwhelming. Check out the little button below the message? click it so you don't have to read responses from everyone when they, too, respond.

Good luck, and may the Source be with you,
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Week 2 has been a bit of a struggle and a bit of a success.

I did NOT get to bed on time EVERY night -- I only managed four.

I did NOT get 7+ hours of sleep EVERY night -- I only managed three.

The struggle is not having a hard time getting to sleep. Most nights, I fall asleep not too long after I get to bed.

The REAL struggle is the number of hours in a day. With family, work, church & volunteer activities, I just don't get done early enough. When you get home between 9:30 & 10pm some nights, and you need to get up at 5:30 the next day, you barely even have time to say hello and get ready for bed, if you want any chance of 7 hours sleep! And I already knew that before -- That's where lots of stress and weight gain came from in the first place. It's just NOW that I and finding ways to manage that better. There out to be a time-management Spark Challenge!

Another thing that is keeping me up some nights is... SparkPeople.

I see that as a temporary thing. I need lots of time on it now, to keep my focus. I'm working my time on that so that it's not taking as much time at such late hours. It's a tough balance to try to keep up and improve your health when you have two conflicting goods to choose from: Support of SparkPeople, or sleep.

That's really where the success is coming in. I'm actually ABLE to start choosing between two positives! In the past, it was more like two negatives keeping me up. Along the way this week, I was finding that I was able to sometimes say "enough" and go to bed, and sometimes to say "I need the Spark, even if it costs another hour." I'm balancing things that are BOTH of value!

If I had NOT put such a focus on Spark these past 6 weeks or so, I would not have made it to bed on time ANY days -- so I got to bed on time 4 more times thanks to Spark.

And if I had NOT put such a focus on Spark, I would not have gotten at least 7 hours of sleep on ANY night this week. So three more nights of longer sleep thanks to Spark.

So... a difficult week in the challenge, but success along the way... and hope for even better things down the road!

Keep looking forward. The BEST is yet to come!

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2/24/11 1:15 P

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WOW! I so impressed with your success, WEYRCAT. Marvelous. Stupendous. Terrific.

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2/23/11 11:38 P

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I've always had such a hard time 'waking up' in the morning, driving to school groggy, fumbling through classes, living on caffeine. Since I've gone to bed an hour earlier, to wake up an hour earlier (match hubby's up time, so no more multiple harsh wake ups from his snooze button!), stopped pounding water before bed (no more midnight potty breaks!), and used my new morning time to do 10mins of sun Salutations, I'm way more awake in the mornings. I haven't missed breakfast yet, and while I'm tired at the SAME TIME I always was (10-11pm) I'm not forcing myself to stay up til midnight or later, staring at the computer screen and accomplishing nothing, JUST to 'get in my free time'. The only thing I've lost time on so far is World of Warcraft, which was my way to have free time. I'm findin NEW 'me time' by popping in audiobooks on my 20mile drive to and from school. :) So far, there are way more smilies in my daily log than there used to be! I'm checking off week 2!

Still writing in my sleep log, and all the other 'habits' have become natural. I can't wait to see what week 3 has!

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2/23/11 7:23 A

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Yesterday, my DH and I put a 4 inch foam topper on the bed. It seemed to help a lot. I was able to get comfortable quicker and even fell asleep quicker. Still don't know what wakes me up every 3-4 hours.

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.


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2/22/11 7:29 P

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Good for you, HoneyLea. I'm glad things are working out well for you. emoticon

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2/22/11 10:04 A

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I have been doing better about trying to go to bed earlier, but I'm finding that my work has been stressing me out this week and it makes sleep difficult. I think that I'm going to follow Karen's comments and learn to put work or other things away and have a set scheduled bedtime that affords me more sleep.

On a positive note, I'm getting back into the habit of using my BiPap at night, so that has helped me feel a bit more rested in the mornings.

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.

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2/22/11 2:27 A

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Cooknkel, I might be. From my understanding, if you don't sleep and have REM dreams, your body gets distressed. It has no way to rejuvenate your body.

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I've lost 45 lbs since the pix below with daughter & g'sons was taken.

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2/21/11 10:34 P

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I have been having back pain all week, and this has not made sleeping any easier. I went to the Docs on friday and asked for a pill to help me sleep. That night, I took it...with NO effect! I was up for 3 hours waiting for it to do SOMETHING. Finally, I got up and went back to my 2 benedryl and 2 melatonin to help me sleep. I have been getting to bed earlier all week, and this has helped. Last night I went to bed 2 hours early, and at midnight had to visit the boys room. Fifty-five minutes later, my dog walked on my chest, and started licking my face. He wanted to go outside and visit his favorite tree! So, I am not getting a break here! I will keep trying though.

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2/21/11 9:45 P

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I do dream occasionally, very actionpacked, vivid, colorful but since I can't count on it / control if I do or don't dream, I don't look forward to it..and sometimes I wake up wondering "what on earth..." I sleep in the same position all night, on the edge of the bed, no nightmare issues (praise God for His protection over my sleep). I have friends who crave sleep and cherish it. Are you one of them?

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2/21/11 9:20 P

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Maybe you are having way too much fun and don't want to miss any of it by going to sleep. Do you remember your dreams? They can be fun too, ya know?

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2/21/11 8:48 P

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Hi. R...not sure? Maybe you are right about the assoc thing, i never thought of that. I lead a fairly normal life. Almost as if I hate to admit the day is over or something???? Its just very hard for me to "give up" and go to bed. any thoughts welcome...funny thing is, I never was so aware of it until I checked out this challenge!

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2/21/11 4:34 P

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Cooknkl: Say what!? You don't like sleep? I'm confused. Is it the actual sleep you don't like, or is it some other association? Never mind, you don't need to tell me.

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Good food, good sleep, good friends create a Spark for Life!

I've lost 45 lbs since the pix below with daughter & g'sons was taken.

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2/20/11 11:09 P

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Sorry, I haven't learned to like sleep yet. If I go to bed before 11, i lay there for a loooong time. No amount of deep breathing helps, I just getmore frustrated. Praying is good, or if I do 100 jumping jax before I get in bed ok .....but the fact is I DON'T LIKE IT. So, I find myself prolonging my day, procrastinating bedtime, then passing out and feeling exhausted. I am sleeping deeper, YEAH! because of beefing up my workouts and tracking food means I limit (so I don't have to track after I'm done for the day, by 7)

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2/20/11 6:07 P

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Now that I know I can get drowsy and fall asleep when I followed my steps from my challenge of week 1.

1. I'll continue preparing for bed early enough so that I'm not defeating the purpose.
2. Continue relaxation processes before bed.
3. Have a cup of camomile tea at bedtime (it's okay if I don't drink it all.)
4. Take the appropriate amount of insulin and a small snack like crackers and cheese.
5. Definitly continue with sleep journaling.

I think I can actually see some progress, that I didn't think would work. Sorry, SP.

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I've lost 45 lbs since the pix below with daughter & g'sons was taken.

Let's all have fun and encourage others while getting healthy!!


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2/19/11 3:43 P

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I have to say that the changes I have made are really working for me. I have been going to bed at a consistent time and setting the alarm to wake up at 6. I also started doing Wii free walk for 10 minutes in the morning atd Wii Zumba when I get home from work. I can't believe that I am sleeping through the night ( except for 1 bathroom break) and getting up without hitting the snooze button 6 times. I also am more alert and have more energy throughout the day. This week I am adding some guided meditation prior to going to sleep. This is GREAT!!!

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Even though I am going to bed more regularly, I do not feel completely rested during the day. I think it is because I frequently wake up during the night. I am still trying to figure out cause and the solution for this problem.



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2/18/11 12:49 P

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Week 2 was okay for me. I met 1 out of my 3 goals. I guess practice makes perfect. I also have to find a new way to get all of my calories in before 9pm because my "bedtime" is 11pm. Sometimes I don't eat until later because I'm simply not hungry. Also, I bought some chamomile tea, but haven't tried it yet. Hopefully week 3 will go better for me and I will meet my goals.

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2/18/11 9:34 A

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In order to improve my sleep, I've moved my workout to before dinner instead of after because I just can't get myself to do it in the morning. However, moving my workout also moved my dinner and in turn my night time snack. So I'm not sure how helpful this change really was. Some of the tips from the better sleep article were things I already do. For instance, my bedroom is not somewhere that I do activities associated more with my daytime routine. And I do keep a fairly structured bed time routine, but I'm trying to be a little more rigorous with it, particularly on weekends. I've also never been much of a napper unless I'm sick, but did enjoy learning a little more about how to do it the right way. However, a lot of these tips seem to be more geared towards people that have trouble falling asleep, which most of the time isn't my main problem. My main issue is actually feeling rested when I wake up 7-8 hours later. Does anyone have suggestions for actually getting better sleep instead of just how to fall asleep more easily?

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I'm on day three of week 2 and so far I get my son to bed around 8 PM and rush to get everything I need to get done before I start my night time routine at 9 PM to get in my 8 hours of sleep. The first night I went to sleep fine with some chamomile tea. Last night I tried a progressive relaxation audio track and it took me awhile to fall asleep after because I just felt rushed into bed and thoughts were still swirling in my head. I am hoping tonight goes a bit better.

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2/16/11 11:19 A

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Hard to believe this week's nearly gone by already... overall I feel that I'm getting higher quality sleep but still don't sleep through the night. The conditions are right, it's external factors waking me up at inopportune times! I suppose in the long run the only thing I can do for that is move into a cave in the woods... *sigh*

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2/16/11 2:07 A

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Week 2 hasn't been going that great for me. :( I didn't go to bed on time a lot of the days. I just wasn't tired. Then the one night ended up messing up the other nights. I've been slowly getting back to where I was. I'm looking forward to week 3 :)

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2/15/11 12:16 P

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I started week 2 yesterday and have decided that I need to have a better routine around sleep and wake time. I don't have a regular sleep time and often have trouble getting up in the morning after tossing and turning at night. So I have established a routine bed time and a routine wake time. I have committed to not hitting the snooze button more than 3 times (thats good for me) and I have started to incorporate 10 minutes of cardio exercise a day. Last night was night 1 and I was able to live up to my committments.

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2/14/11 3:19 P

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I've been going to bed about an hour earlier each night and have no trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Last night though, I did get up and head to the couch. My husband was snoring something awful. I woke this morning well rested and ready to tackle a hectic Monday.

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Already I've noticed that I'm generally sleeping more soundly and am ready to get up in the morning!

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2/13/11 8:12 A

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Well I am going to bed at the same time. If I go to sleep I am awake at 1. I don't eat after 6pm. I don't drink alcohol or smoke. I exercise but not after 5. I am taking 5 HTP trying, I thought I would work but it isn't yet. I will get 8 hours sleep. emoticon

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2/12/11 2:23 P

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Going to bed an hour earlier all week, getting 7 hrs most nights. My goal is 9 pm at least 2 days next week. A 5am wake up makes it diffiult to get more than 7. but I am sleeping better

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Disastrous ...
BIG sleep (7.5 hrs) took me hours to feel civilised & get mooooving.
Death warmed up!
Bed routine has always been fine…rare I can’t snooze… just can’t get “sparking” when I go over 6.5 hrs..
Rather frustrating!
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I am now starting to feel tired close to the time when I should be getting to bed, which is helpful. Now if I can actually be IN bed by 10, not just starting to get ready for bed. Then I can start getting up at 6, which will help my morning workout be a little less stressed.

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I have been sleeping so much better, thanks in large part to my consistent exercise routine. This week, I plan on continuing my daily exercise and following a night-time routine to get my mind and body ready for sleep.

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Had a sleepless night last night; but so far the only night for week two. The reason being, has to do with the book that I read before I went to bed. A little too engrossing. I didn't read in bed, I read out on the sofa for about an hour. Hopefully tonight will be better...! emoticon






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2/8/11 8:35 A

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Finding this week so far that I am sleeping fairly well. Sleep routine in place and warm milk before bed my sleep anxiety has been kept at bay.




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2/6/11 7:49 A

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Week 2 I found I did sleep better, even on Thursday with my midafternoon visit to Starbucks.

I exercised every day, switched up my evening snack to only a glass of skim milk and found that having water later in the evening helps end the urge incontinence that had me up and running during the night. (Doc once told me that drinking enough water lowers the ph balance in one's urine which can cause the problem.)

For week 3 I need to keep my journal and stick with my evening routine.

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I'm starting to get to sleep a bit faster, going to bed at a descent hour, and the last couple of nights, I have slept through the night.

I quit writing in my sleep journal and that seemed to help. I seemed more concerned about how many/what time I was waking up, that I really think it affected me. The journal was good to show my patterns, and I changed up a little.

The most significant thing I did was quit playing my game. I play World of Warcraft and my normal playtime is after the wife and daughter go to bed, so that would keep me up for an extra hour or so.

I do feel a bit more cranky and out of sorts-I'm chalking it up to the whole experience though, not blaming it all my sleep...


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Good Luck everyone!

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This week I tried to implement a bedtime routine, write in a journal before bed, and eat one of the recommended snacks before bed.

The bed time routine just did not work, it seems something always got in the way.

Writing the journal did help me to ease up on my bed time worry as I call it. I would write about 15 minutes before bed. It seemed as though once it was all on paper and I thought of actions plans as I was writing it, that the worry subsided a little, not completely BUT enough for me not to concentrate on it while trying to go to sleep.

I read in one of the links that eating befor bed, if it is the wrong food can keep you awake. I use to eat a small bowl of oatmeal before bed but felt guilty about eating before bed so I stopped. However, in the article it stated that a small bowl of oatmeal was a GOOD snack before bed. I went back to eating it and woke up not feel quite so hungry as I had been. I am not sure how it affected my sleep, I still woke up a few times each night.

Looking forward to week 3!!!!!

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This week wasn't bad. Tried to get to bed around the same time each night, limit eating before bed. A little better sleep.

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I'm just finishing the 28 day exercise challenge and I found it helped me get moving again. The videos here were brilliant because I would do one, then found I had energy to do a second. The time adds up quickly and you can work different body areas. It has certainly contributed towards better sleep for me.
Last night I paid the price of forgetting to put my memo pad by the bed. 3am - brain started buzzing over yesterday's work and today's plans...and I had to get up and find pen and paper to write my notes. First time since I started the challenge. I'll know better tonight!

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1/31/11 10:56 P

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This week I was very sick so my sleep schedule was very off. I had 103 temperature most of the week. I basically slept all week but still felt very tired. I might have to try to retrain myself but I can see certain patterns that are already helping.

I have really been trying to go to bed earlier and watch less t.v. in bed. I have also been doing meditation in bed as part of my way to help myself fall asleep. I find that when I don't do that it takes me longer to fall asleep.

It is interesting that one of you mentioned physical activity. I have noticed this weekend that the days that I did less physical activity, I was more tired then the days that I had not. I really need to implement more activity this week.

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1/31/11 3:12 P

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Reflecting on my journal entries I noticed that my lack of exercise and consumption of caffeine throughout the day is part of my bad sleep pattern.

Taking it one day at a time I am making improvements. I joined the 28 day challenge to help me exercise daily, even if it is for 10 min but it is better then nothing.

I feel good that I am writing in my sleep journal daily and checking in daily. I have commitment issues and this challenge has helped me focus.

I feel good not perfect but good. emoticon emoticon

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1/30/11 3:21 P

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well I have cont to work on going to bed on time--have not been so good at not hitting the snooze button in morning---but I have limited it to just one time not the 2-3 times I usually hit it. I have taken ibuprofen 2x/day to help with pain & have tried to have 15 minutes of calm relaxation time prior to bed. For the most part I have met my goal of 7-8 hours each night except 1x this week. Ready for week 3!

Live every day to the fullest-- leave no room for regrets...

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1/30/11 11:32 A

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This week I have learned so much on supplements, herbs, exercise, sleep, caffeinated drinks and chocolate, pre-bedtime snacks, stop eating at least two to three hours before my bedtime, limit the consumption of liquids in the evening, Limit: fried and fatty foods, and refined carbohydrates. I'm on my way to a better sleep! I would like to stay another week here just to be aable to stick with it.

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1/29/11 2:55 P

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Think I am going to stay in week 2 for another week - still having trouble making my changes and sticking to my goals. I guess its great that I am looking at it but my bad habits keep coming back. I like reading the discussions - makes me feel like I am not alone.

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1/29/11 12:58 P

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Doing good so far this week, only one bad night. I think that not having caffeine after lunch time has helped along with no late night sugar-fests.

Amy ~ Currently in Alaska. 4 hours behind EST.

The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. ~ Marvin Phillips

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. ~ Carl Sandburg


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1/29/11 10:12 A

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Six hours unbroken sleep plus two extra. Best yet!! emoticon

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1/28/11 9:23 A

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Improving my routine. I need to stick to my goals on this one. They work.

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1/28/11 7:37 A

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Week 2 was great! I started doing at least 15 additional minutes on the treadmill, hitting the showers, closing down the house,watching the evening news or falling asleep during the news.

We'll see if I can keep this up and change my old ways of being that night owl who has noooooooooo energy during the day!!!

This is working for me!

Together we can do it!!

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle



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