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12/15/09 8:48 P

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emoticon Sue!

"To keep a lamp burning, we have to put oil in it." --Mother Teresa


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12/13/09 9:57 P

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So how did we all do? Thanks again Sue for a great challenge!

Christie

I can do this. I will do this. Becoming the Christie I want to be.

Focusing on fitness minutes and not the scale! Just me and my fitbit.



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12/8/09 10:04 P

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Sunday, December 6
Water - 9 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 60 min. - The Firm 500 calorie workout - 60 points
Fruits/veggies - 5 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 0 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. Today is DS 19th birthday, so it's all about him.
2. His blue eyes, like his dad's.
3. His willingness to work hard
4. His practicality (most of the time!)
5. That he loves cake--so do I!

Point total for week 6: 75

Monday, December 7
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 35 min. stationary bike - 35 points
Fruits/veggies - 8 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 0 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. That children were well behaved today when I was out with my mother
2. That my dad's eye procedure went well
3. That's my mom's diagostic test went as scheduled
4. That I didn't overeat at my mom's house
5. A traffic-free ride home

Point total for week 5: 125

Tuesday, December 8
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 0 min. rest day - 0 points
Fruits/veggies - 8 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 1 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. Spark pals
2. My friend Diane
3. The hug she gave me today
4. Fresh produce
5. Having more time to cook at home

Point total for week 6: 141

Wednesday, December 9
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 60 min. The Firm Power Half Hour 2x - 60 points
Fruits/veggies - 6 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 0 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. The howling winds that froze my car doors but made beautiful snow drifts
2. How all of today's snow fell perfectly on the evergreens
3. Road salt
4. Long underwear
5. Staying home instead of going out tomorrow!

Point total for week 6: 216

Thursday, December 10
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 39 min. stationary bike - 39 points
Fruits/veggies - 7 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 0 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. Cell phones
2. Texting my kids
3. No band class tonight!
4. Electronic banking
5. Free DVDs from my library

Point total for week 6: 270

Friday, December 11
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 60 min. The Firm 500 calorie workout - 60 points
Fruits/veggies - 7 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 1 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. Hot soup
2. Fudge
3. A whole hour to talk with my daughter
4. Naps
5. Digital cameras

Saturday, December 12
Water - 10 glasses - 5 points
Exercise - 40 min. stationary bike - 40 points
Fruits/veggies - 6 servings - 5 points
Comment on page (or Spark Goodie) - 0 point
Gratitudes - 5 points
1. My daughter's flute teacher
2. A good dress rehearsal today for tomorrow's concert
3. Expressways
4. the convenience of debit cards
5. learning to split my workouts in two

Point total for week 6: 401
Point total for week 5: 361
Point total for week 4: 403
Point total for week 3: 391
Point total for week 2: 218
Point total for week 1: 416

Edited by: JCEDIT89 at: 12/15/2009 (20:47)
"To keep a lamp burning, we have to put oil in it." --Mother Teresa


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12/6/09 10:14 P

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Sunday December 6

1 water no
2 fruits/veg yes 5 pts
3 exercise no
4 gratitudes yes 5 pts
5 page note yes 1 pt

grateful for a wonderful family
grateful for laundry that's almost done
grateful the lap top is back in commission
grateful for a weekend of fun
grateful I got more Christmas shopping done yesterday

Sunday and week six running total 11 pts

Water YES 5 points
fruit/veg 5 points
Exercise 40 points
gratitudes 5 points
mommy note 1 point

grateful I made myself exercise today (shhh it felt good)
grateful for very little traffic on the long way home
grateful for a slightly less hectic week
grateful DH is thinking (schedule snafu averted)
grateful I can be in bed now

Monday total 56

Tuesday Dec.8
water YES 5 points
veg/fruit no
exercise 30 min. 30 points
gratitudes aways 5 points
mommy mail 1 point

I am grateful
... I found the rest of those ornaments we needed for the kindergarten craft
... I got the supplies for our family craft project (do you see a theme here?)
... for a lunch invitation from "summer" friends
... Tim got out of school early and picked up the kids from choir so I could accomplish #s 1 and 2 above.
... I'm getting it done, baby stepping, T!
Tuesday total 41 points

Wednesday Dec.8
water yes 5pts
veg/fruit no
exercise 10 minutes 10 pts (exercise tape with the K)
gratitudes always 5 pts
mommy messages 1 pt

grateful I had a good massage
grateful Claire has a good handle on her project
grateful driving was reasonable today
grateful for our new furnace
grateful DH had dinner on when I got home
Wed total 21 points

Thurs. Dec. 10
water no
veg/fruit no
exercise nope (meant to)
gratitudes always 5points
mommy mail 1 pt

I am grateful
... the big union meeting is over
... the big union sub committee meeting afterward didn't happen
... I found some great "stocking stuffers" by accident tonight
... Tim's finals are done (less work around here for me, happier more relaxed Tim)
... No center tomorrow in K

Thursday total 6

Friday Dec. 11
water no
veg/fruit yes 5
exercise 45min/45 points
gratefuls yes 5
mommy comment yes 1

Friday total 56

Saturday Dec. 12
water no
fruit/veg no
exercise no
gratitudes yes 5pts
mommy message yes 1 pt

I am grateful ...
... for how Tommy is growing up
... for a fun afternoon with my sister
... that our tree is up
... that DH "let it out"
... I feel like I'm getting a handle on things

Saturday total 6 points

week 6 grand total 197

Edited by: OMELYN at: 12/12/2009 (23:56)
Lynn
"Joy lies in radical gratitude." Robert Morneau

"There's no such thing as coincidence." Fr. Leo Sabourin

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." Teddy Roosevelt


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12/6/09 6:20 P

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Sunday, December 6

Water: no :(
Exercise: scheduled DOR
Fruits/Veggies: no
Gratitudes:
1. for a wonderful family
2. for the warm, fuzzy feeling I get when we go to church..best word I can use to describe it: peace
3. to almost be done with this weekend's laundry, and to the very real possibility that it will be done before I go to bed tonight!
4. for the beauty of new fallen snow
5. for an almost clean but definitely straightened up house

5 pts.

Mommie Note: done, 1 pt.

Daily total: 6 pts.
Weekly total: 6 pts.

Monday, Dec. 7

Water: yes, 5 pts.
Exercise: 30 minutes, 30 pts.
Fruits/Veggies: yes, 5 pts.
Gratitudes:
1. for squeezing out some time this morning to actually buy a couple of Christmas gifts
2. for a wonderful support system that enables me to "keep all the balls in the air"
3. that election day is almost here, and consquently, almost gone!
4. that I got myself up early this morning to exercise
5. that at least during the day, I make good food choices..

5 pts.

Mommie Note: done, 1 pt.

Daily total: 46 pts.
Weekly total: 52 pts.

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Water: yes, 5 pts.
Exercise: no
Fruits/Veggies: yes, 5 pts. (unfortunately, lots of other stuff not nearly so healthy along with them, though!)
Gratitudes: as you can see, never got to them

Mommie note: yes, 1 pts.

Daily Total: 11 pts.
Weekly total: 63 pts.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Water: no
Exercise: no
Fruits/Veggies: no
Gratitudes:
1. an easy election day yesterday on which I was able to get lots of other stuff done, too
2. I can now think about Christmas and get to it!
3. that my dear friend Lynn has taken on that baby steppin' mantra!
4. that my boys had a blast last night at the Celtics game
5. for a wonderful staff who work hard and never, ever, leave me alone..

5 pts.

Mommie Note: done, 1 pt.

Daily: 6 pts.
Weekly: 69 pts.

Thursday Dec. 10

Water: yes 5 pts.
Exercise: no
Fruits/Veggies: done 5 pts.
Gratitudes:
never got to them

Mommie Note: 1 pt.

Daily: 11 pts.
Weekly: 80 pts.

Friday, Dec 11

Water: yes 5 pts.
Exercise: no
Fruits?veggies: no
Gratitudes:
thankful for much, but never got to them

Mommie Note: yes 1 pt.

Daily: 6 pts.
Weekly: 86 pts.

Saturday, December 12

Water: yes, 5 pts.
Exercise: no
Fruits/Veggies: no
Gratitudes:
1. that even though I have much to do at work, I have a job and have the ability to get it done.
2. that my troubles, if you can even call them that, are small in comparison to people who's lives are in jeopardy, who don't know where they are going to sleep tonight, who don't know where their next meal will come from
3. that T got an awesome progress report from school
4. that I don't have another cub scout Den meeting until January
5. that I AM going to "Christmasize" my life today.

5 pts.
Mommie Note: 1 pt.

Daily: 11 pts.
Weekly: 97 pts.





Edited by: TINATC26 at: 12/13/2009 (16:23)
It's not a diet, it's not exercise, it's a way of life. Period.


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12/4/09 10:55 P

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Here's to the final week! I hope you've enjoyed it. I really will try and get points tallied up soon.

Sue - IL (Central Time)
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