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The Plan..

Monday, December 13, 2010

HollyL7 had a great blog that brought home a message I needed today.

emoticon Holly!

Up and down.. off and on.. in and out.. yin and yang. Ok, I'm playing with my words, I admit, but still. I've been dithering about, getting serious on one aspect of this lifestyle gig, and letting another component slip. Then I'll flip-flop and buckle down on the slippage, only to find the other side lacking. Well, time to tighten up and bring it all together. Sort of like gently but firmly drawing the laces of a corset tight.. tighter.. to attain the most pleasing affect. Heh. I've had corsets on the brain lately, but that's another blog.

I need to firm some things up, and I'm sharing with YOU for accountability. Especially with the upcoming weeks. My mom arrives for a 2-week visit on Monday, Dec. 20 (next week, YAY!!). The woman can eat. Let's just leave it at that. She out eats my DH somehow, and he packs it away as well. AND I just found out my daughter and her boyfriend are coming home for Christmas. I'm nearly in tears simply typing that, because she's been gone so long! No weeping until I get home!

Anyway.. onward!

Accountability--- Fitness minutes for the week 12/13 - 12/20
Monday - emoticon
~ Strength training (core) before running - it's the only way I'll be able to get it in, I know myself.
~ C25K W5 - I'm repeating, yes, but it's a good thing. I'm happy with it. 2.5 mi and/or 40 min.

Tuesday - emoticon
~ KettleWorx DVD - 30 min - I'm counting this as ST for the day

Wednesday - emoticon
~ ST (Upper body) before running
~ C25K W5 - 3.1 mi and/or 50 min

Thursday - emoticon
~ Shred-It DVD - 30 min

Friday - emoticon
~ ST (core)
~ C25K W5 - 3.5 mi and/or 60 min

~ Fit, Firm, Fired up DVD - 45 min

Sunday - rest (I'm building in a possible elliptical workout here if I need to burn off nervous energy)

Monay - emoticon
~ ideally I'll run, but Mom arrives this day, at 1:30 a.m., so I'm allowing myself to free-float on this day if need be.

That's my fitness plan. Better than "I'll run three days this week and.. uh.. hm. Well, do something else," which is what I've been doing lately.

I'm also going to sit down and get my menu in order for the rest of this week, especially for dinner. Breakfast, lunch, and daytime snacks are fine, but dinner has turned into a question mark, which isn't good. I'll get that organized this evening.

Once they're here, I'll have to work around them, and/or incorporate them into my routine, which I would much rather do. I think I have a chance with my daughter, not so much with my mom, but mom surprises me sometimes, so we'll see.

I feel good. I have it in writing now. I can come back and check off my goals as they're completed. I like that. Good.

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    Ok my beautiful emoticon !!!

    1. I have missed you!

    2. loooove that new running pic!!

    3. So excited for you! glad your family is coming in for Christmas!!!

    4. Love the goals babe!

    5. Sooooo proud of you! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3844 days ago
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    Candy, that is one FIERCE, FABULOUS PLAN! emoticon

    3845 days ago
    Way to go Candy! I love your plan. You will do really, really well.

    Having your Mom and your Daughter home for Christmas sounds FANTASTIC! I hope you really enjoy that.
    3845 days ago
    WooHoo Friend, Love the plan. Sounds like you are going to have a busy, fun filled family Christmas. WONDERFUL.

    I haven't been planning very well lately either. Had about 3 weeks that I did great and now I feel like I'm a fish flopping around not know which way to go. So tomorrow it's back to my focus ~ forward, forward, forward.

    3845 days ago
    sounds like a plan! go make it happen!
    3845 days ago
    What a nicely laid our plan. You can do it and you can succeed. By allowing the success of this greatly planned out week you might feel so good that next week with family you will want to really continue it! Hurray for daughter and hubby coming. Enjoy!!!
    3845 days ago
    What a great plan you have worked out for the week! I'm not quite so ambitious. How great to have mother and daughter with you for the holidays!
    3845 days ago
    Good will do fine. I started a plan several weeks before the Thanksgiving, actually right after Halloween. I added more cardio and strength workouts as well. It has been working for me. I promise myself I would do this routine until the end of the year. I WILL FINISH STRONG! Then I will have to switched it up again or the dreaded plateau will appear!

    I am so glad to hear you daughter is visiting. I remember when you blog about how you find out she was leaving. All well that ends well. As for mom, let her do her own thing. Just let her know right up front you will be doing your own thing. Eating right and exercising!! Ask her to join you or step aside so you can watch that DVD!!!

    Good Luck!

    3845 days ago
    Great planning Candy! I am SO happy for you to have your daughter home for Christmas! That's what the holidays are about ~ Family and Friends, so ENJOY it! :D emoticon
    3845 days ago
    Good plan!How exciting your daughter is coming.
    3845 days ago
    Yay! What fun to have a houseful for Christmas!
    Work up some good healthy menus and you'll be fine.
    Your exersise plan sounds good! Go for it!
    (I made some fitness vows two weeks ago and promptly aggravated a very old foot injury...sigh.)
    3845 days ago
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