Day 66 ~ January 12th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: gasconade ~ extravagant boasting
Today’s Calendar Quote: “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” — Basho
This morning was the first solo session with the new Speech Therapist that is slowly replacing the one my son has used for the last two years. It went way better than I anticipated and I am so grateful that he seems to handle new people a hundred times better now than in the past. I hope he ends up liking her just as much as his previous one, but those are hard shoes to fill! She is amazing!
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Day 63 ~ January 9th, 2018
Today’s Calendar Word: dight ~ to clothe or equip
Today’s Calendar Quote: “How wonderful! How wonderful! The inanimate expounding the Dharma. What an ineffable truth!” — Tung-shan
Energy-wise it was an extremely slow morning. I couldn’t get my ‘get-up-and-go’ going a hundred percent until much later in the afternoon. I nearly opted to do groceries a different day, but I knew that would just make me frazzled as far as time goes so I didn’t choose that route. I am so glad I didn’t because I saw a co-worker from my old job at the grocery store and I hadn’t seen him in a couple of years. Turns out he is about to leave the same place as well for partly the same reason I did, but it’s now a thousand times worse than when I left about 4 years ago. Considering how much it is stressing him out, I am so glad to hear he is cutting himself loose and I know he’ll find something better if he chooses to find other work.
He is easily one of the most interesting people I’ve ever met and I was so glad to run into him randomly this afternoon!
Day 56 ~ January 2nd, 2018
I slept terribly last night…. I didn’t even fall asleep until almost two in the morning *sigh* And this is the reason I am so unmotivated today I think. Though the stupid grey, cloud coverage for nearly a week isn’t exactly helping either… I hope I sleep better tonight in any case.
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Day 27 ~ December 4th, 2017
A fairly relaxed day I suppose. A fantastic morning with the kiddo and my friend (his EA), they are getting along so well! It makes me incredibly happy! We had about a 30 minute hiccup in the afternoon when I decided TV was done for a while and I also needed to get my run in for my workout program today. Thankfully he was less physical today than he has been the last week or so and he used his words more than I expected, though still not a lot either. It’s always a work in progress and next time will be better!
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Day 8 – November 15th, 2017
*sigh* If I miss one day then it’s so likely that I will miss two… I’ve been so sore (hard DOMS) the last few days so sitting at my computer wasn’t appealing. Plus, with the snow melting this past week I wanted to get out to the yards to clean up most of the leaves before it snowed again and lost my chance.
I worked my core too hard this weekend, it’s a mistake I haven’t made in a long time and I’ve mentally berated myself several times over the last few days. I won’t make this mistake again!
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Day 30 ~ February 5th, 2017
It’s the end of the day and I am extremely sleepy so hopefully I get a good sleep tonight. Last night definitely sucked, ended up only getting about 3 hours and I did a ton of working out this morning/early afternoon too so that should help tucker me out!
I am over 2,000 push-ups for the annual quest of 20,017 by the end of the year as of today. I did almost 600reps today alone *phew* my chest and shoulders are going to be sore tomorrow for sure! I think I am going to set my minimum daily amount at 100reps so I don’t end up falling anymore behind than I am at the moment. I don’t think it’s by too much now, but better to do more and finish early than get behind and need to do more than body can handle, especially towards the end.
Things I am grateful for today:
~ realizing that driving in snow isn’t as big a deal as I thought it would be 🙂
~ lots of exercising today
~ doing yoga with my son –> Day 5 of Yoga Camp via Yoga With Adriene on YouTube
~ getting the errands done early and quickly this morning
~ that I don’t need caffeine to get through my day even when I am sleepy *thumbs up*
Cheers ~ ✌
Day 6: back & biceps ~ 25lb dumbbells for the bicep curls, 30lb dumbbells for the bent over rows, and 50lb dumbbells farmer’s walk
Day 7: legs ~ 50lb dumbbells for the squats and calf raises and 30lb dumbbells for both lunges
Day 8: abs ~ doubled all reps or time for each exercise
Day 9: shoulders, chest & triceps ~ 25lb dumbbells with the shoulder and chest press and 15lb dumbbells for the lateral and forward raises
Day 10: back & biceps ~ 50lb dumbbells for the shrugs, 30lb dumbbells for the deadlifts and alt. bicep curls, 25lb dumbbells for the upright rows, and used 15lb dumbbells for the renegade rows.