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22 more days in Russia, let the countdown begin!!!!

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

We are back from our wonderful trip to the US! Everything went extremely well. We bought a house in an area north of Houston called The Woodlands and could not be happier! We love the area and cannot wait to start our new life there! We accomplished a great deal while we were gone. We bought both of our cars, set up the gym memberships and finished everything related to the house. We are now back in Russia for 22 more days, and then on Feb 25th we fly out and begin a whole new adventure back in Texas!

During these last few days I have a list of goals that I would like to reach. It will not only help the time here pass by, but it will also give me a chance to finish strong the journey I started here 3 years ago.

Thank you for your comments and support while I was gone in the states, you guys are the best!!! I am going to spend some time this week getting back with all of your emails and comments. I am looking forward to getting back to the states so that I can start posting my workouts again. 2009 is going to be such a great year and I look forward to sharing my new and exciting journey with you!

Goals for February -

1. Log my foods daily
2. Drink at least 128 oz of water
3. Complete schedule workout for the day
4. Take all vitamins and supplements.

Schedule for the week -

Tuesday - Off (recovering from flight back.....jet lag!!)
Wednesday - ST full body with 45 min treadmill walk with running intervals
Thursday - 45 min treadmill walk with running intervals
Friday- ST full body with 45 min treadmill walk with running intervals
Saturday - Off
Sunday - Off
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  • KIMBEROU812
    So excited for you Jen!! Glad things went so well here in the states and you were able to accomplish so much. I'm sure you can't wait to get back and get life started back here. Great plan for passing the rest of your time in Russia. I just love how organized, focused, posititve you are and you inspire me more than you could know!!
    4363 days ago
  • HSMOM2FOUR
    I'm so glad that your trip to the States was so productive and that you have things lined up for your arrival in just a few weeks! Congrats on finding a house!!

    Make the most of your time in Russia - enjoy every minute of the rest of your journey there. I know that another adventure awaits you once you get to the States, as it seems all of your life is an adventure! I love that go get'em attitude!
    4364 days ago
  • TRAINER_T
    We are missing the HECK out of you...have a safe trip back. Counting the days, hugs T.
    4364 days ago
  • EAT_MOVE_LIVE
    Wow, what an adventurous life you lead!! Congrats on moving back to the states and on your new home!
    Candace
    P.S. I have to share...we recently traveled as a family overseas for the first time and my oldest son who is 4 got the flu within days of returning to the States, he was the usual stuffed up and very, very tired both from flying and from being sick. When my Mom asked him if he had jet lag he replied "yeah I got some of that jet wack, it makes your nose run awot and makes you get a fever!" I thought it was cute anyway :) Welcome back State side. emoticon
    4365 days ago
  • FATCATTN
    Glad you had a good, successful trip to the states. It's got to be a load off to know that everything is ready for your arrival. Enjoy your last days in Russia. I know you will make the most of them.

    Missy

    ps - love your new background!
    4367 days ago
  • KYBOURBONGAL413
    I love that everything in your life is an adventure. Your attitude is inspiring, and I cannot wait to see what you'll get into next!! I like to think your motto is something like - Live it up and be fabulous!! That's how I see you living your life, anyway. I hope that I can one day do the same.
    emoticon Welcome back!!
    ~Liz
    4367 days ago
  • ERIN1022
    Woohoo!! I know you are so excited! It sounds like your time in Houston was definitely productive. I'm so glad to see you back on Spark, if only for a bit. Good luck getting everything wrapped up in Russia! I've missed you! emoticon
    4367 days ago
  • SEEHOLZ
    Congratulations on your new house and car! 3 weeks of finishing of 3 yrs-- what about dedicating each week to each year and doing a little recap for yourself?

    I absolutely love your new attitude about performance vs. weight loss!

    Enjoy the last 3 weeks!
    4367 days ago
  • ELFITZPA
    Congratulations on the new house!! I'm so excited for you and your big move!!
    4367 days ago
  • WITTYFLOWER
    Welcome back to the U.S.! The Woodlands is a beautiful and peaceful place to live. I love it up there with the beautiful trees! Don't forget to check out the 10 for Texas race in October...It's gorgeous and breathtaking running through the trees!

    You could have not settled in a better place!!!

    Nice to hear that you are home!

    Konnie
    4367 days ago
  • ALEINEN
    good luck with your move! After your journey to discovery there, it must be kind of sad to leave Russian behind?
    4367 days ago
  • JARMOOZLE
    Good luck with your new life in the States! :)
    4368 days ago
  • SUEKKY
    Really happy that every thing went well on your trip back! I am still very jealous!!! O Well, patience, I know that eventually I will get back.
    4368 days ago
  • SHAWNATONY
    GodBless ya Jen! Im SOOO happy for you!!!
    *see* ya when ya get here!
    LOl..now when ya post it will be just an hour differance! LOL
    Shawna
    4368 days ago
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