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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Summer is halfway over... how are you doing?

 Summer seems to be flying by... we are in the second half of July already and I feel entirely unprepared for the rest of it! With summer I made a lot of promises to myself...:
1. Read more.... (ugh! I have so not followed through)
2. Get to the gym daily as it gives me and the kids a break from the heat (ugh, double ugh!)
3. Drink more water (ok a bit better at this one).

I hate to admit it, but I have been in a sort of funk this summer so far. Hermitting myself away from friends and just moping about the house. Ironically, I've lost more weight than any other time so far...but I think that has more to do with a smaller appetite because of the heat and lack of sleep I have been getting.

I need to take advantage and get back on the horse for these last 5 weeks or so. I need a routine, a habit. If I go into the school year without being set in my ways on a few certain things, I will fail. This fall I have 15 credits I am taking, both kids will be in school all day.... busy is probably an understatement!

So with that, I am renewing my summer promises. I will get to the gym 5 days a week, I will drink more water. I will make a stronger attempt to sleep more than 5 hours a day. I will finish a book! ;)

On the good side: I am down another 2 lbs since my last post. At least things are still going in the right direction, tho it frustrates me to think how much better they could be going if I could get a handle on things!




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So, how is your summer going? Have you made any changes because of the heat and how are you doing with them?

3 comments:

MamaKitty on July 22, 2010 at 5:53 PM said...

Ugh. Summer. Summer in Texas. Double UGH!

I've been drinking a LOT of water lately. I've always preferred water over soda, but now I don't even have any in my fridge. It's too freaking hot to bother with that stuff. I backed off the coffee to wake up for class in the mornings. And I'm wearing capris & shorts more often than jeans. Those are my biggest concessions to the ridiculous, oppressive Texas summer heat.

You can do this! I will make sure to stay on your butt. If I'm going to suffer at the gym every day, you will to! ;)

Partymomma on July 22, 2010 at 5:58 PM said...

It's never to late to dust off and start over. I am just starting but we sound like we are in a similar place. I have 2 kids (in scholl sept) and I am going back to college. I felt like starting a routine before school starts was essential too. I'll be following you

The Book Pimp Blogs on July 22, 2010 at 6:22 PM said...

Getting into a routine is key because I could talk myself out of going to the gym every day. So I don't give myself the choice, home from work, change clothes and go. As Nike says - Just Do It

 

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