Oh Dear

Well, this is what being in a funk leads to. Sorry I've been completely absent the last week and a half. Things have been happening pretty fast. The funk is gone, so that's the best news. Beyond that, a lot of changes in my Chicago living situation have gone on. I still can't give you all the details, but by the end of the summer they'll add up to no more traveling for me! I'll actually get to live in the same place as my husband all the time. Omgosh, I can't wait for that!

Workouts are getting better. Starting May 1, I wrote up kind of a competition plan for myself. Different things I do give me different points (based on how good they are for me). Then I can "spend" the points when they accumulate enough to earn a day off from counting calories. I'm a super competitive person, and I wanted to come up with a way motivate myself to stay on track. So far it's working great! One of the things I gave myself points for doing is stretching (because I know I need to do it, and I'm horrible at actually doing it). Because I get points for it, I've done it after every workout since May 1. Yay!

I think the absolute best part of the whole thing is that getting into a funk and getting back out of it only took about 2 weeks this time. That's a HUGE improvement from the last few times. My energy is better now that I'm working out more, and writing is seriously the thing that gets me pointing in the right direction again so having this outlet in addition to my journal really makes a difference.

Okay, I have to get to work now. Have an amazing day, peeps!


Hi, peeps...this week has been such a struggle. I did a walk instead of a run yesterday and didn't write about it because it was time for the hockey game. I'm so sad my team's hockey season is just about to come to an end. Bleh.

I did get up this morning and do a deck of cards without weights. I doubled the number of exercises this time so it took 22 minutes. It felt pretty good. I may add in another walk this evening and keep doing that to see if I can pull myself out of this dumb funk.

Counting calories is still going on. It's going okay. I'm down 3 pounds in a little under 2 weeks. The half marathon messed with that a little bit. I'm not trained well enough, and that make doing a half marathon really hard on me physically. I honestly still haven't decided if I'm going to do the mini. I think I probably will, but I'm not sure I'm looking forward to it.

Oh well...work time now. Have a great today!