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Sunday, February 12, 2012

I am so happy for your feedback on yesterdays blog, made my thinking moving, and have lots of ideas and encouragement to go forward.

I have decided to keep it simple, and first I finish my SP diet plan, I am in stage three.
It also tells to watch motivational movies. This sounds a bit light, so I am double motivated to do it.
I made a list of the movies, and started to watch Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
I like it!

Tomorrow, I'll have a 6+6h trip driving to Munich (Germany). I plan to stop for a short 5 min exercise break every hour, to freshen up my focus, and to stay energized.

Today, I was eating healthy food, mostly fruits and vegetables, 8+ glasses of water and tea, and my run finished at 11K. I ran yesterday 1:04:45, and today 1:04:40, it is funny I stopped my watch at exactly the same time (I took very different roads).

As for the gym, I looked up the webpage, put the phone numbers into my phone, checked the opening times, so one more step towards the gym.

This is just 10 mins from my appartment, I could also fit in some ice skating!
I hope they have rental boots.

Any tips for long distance driving?
I plan to shop fresh grapes just before start, so I can munch on healthy if I want to.
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  • LAURIE9404
    Enjoy the trip. You sound like you have a good plan and with all the traveling you do anyway, you pretty much know what to do. I also enjoy the audio books. There's always the self help ones and just plain old fiction stuff. Of course, if you're not too embarassed, there's always car dancing. I'll move around and sing loudly and badly when I need to keep some energy up. Have a great trip!
    3062 days ago
    That is a good film! Loved it! There are several others with musical themes you might like- Shine with Geoffrey Rush, Music of the Heart with Meryl Streep.

    I like listening to good music and singing along when I travel. Good for the spirit and at least part of me is "working out" - grapes sound good as a snack, or any other cut-up fruit! enjoy your trip!
    3062 days ago
    Oh, and I'd love that postcard you owe me from Germany - I have many ancestors from Germany. emoticon
    3062 days ago
    I love reading your blogs - long trips - can you do books on tapes? I usually travel with my DH so I read a lot during the trip and we always pack our own meals. Lots of lean lunch meats/ healthy breads/ fruit & low fat snacks.
    3062 days ago
    The picture is beautiful. Good plan to stop every hour!
    3062 days ago
    Great job and great plan Oliver. Your driving ideas sound good.

    I like to listen to audio books or plays when I drive.....helps the time go and it beats just listening to music.

    I try to do abs also...just sitting up straight and keeping my core firm helps a lot.
    3062 days ago
    Just got caught up on both your blogs. I love how you always come up with a new plan rather than excuses. Sounds like you have some plans to move forward! I don't have any advice for driving - I usually fall asleep at the wheel after an hour or so!
    3062 days ago
    My tips for the drive: lot of music, big bottle of water, healthy snacks (like carrot or cucumber sticks, apples, cheese, walnuts, almonds) and 1-2 health packed meals, but #1 is yours, the hourly exercise breaks.
    Have a good and safe drive!

    3063 days ago
    Oh, I LOVE "Mr. Holland's Opus"!!! What a beautiful movie!
    3063 days ago
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