Sunday, May 6, 2007

Water, water everywhere...

and yes I did drink! I didn't actually measure my ounces, too much going to and too forgetful of a brain to do that. But, I knew how many times I needed to refill my cup for the day to get what I needed and almost every day I got at least the minimum in.

And now the goal I've been putting off...the one I've been dreading figuring out how I'm going to actually be successful at. Can you guess?? Yep, its the increasing exercise goal. These days I can't seem to even get the most basic stuff all done in a day...anything extra just doesn't happen. So I have no idea how/when I'm going to actually get any exercise in. I know this is the goal that I NEED the most so I HAVE to do it, but just thinking about it makes me tired.

The book lists different levels of activity and even though I haven't been exercising in weeks I don't really fall into level 0, but at the same time I don't think I do quite as much as is listed in level 1. I'd guess I'm at about a level .75...yeah, yeah, I know that sounds ridiculous. Anyway, my goal is going to be for this week to get to at least a full level 1. So, I'm going to get in as much walking as I can - walking to get Ethan from school most days, walking the dog more, parking further away, etc. And, I'm going to aim for 3 days of 15 minutes on the elliptical. If I can do the elliptical as well as the extra walking that it would put me slightly above a level 1, which would be even better. Slow and steady wins the race right? Maybe if I make baby step increments in my exercise it'll be easier...maybe.

1 comment:

Siuan said...

Walking is a great form of exercise. I've gotten in about 3 pilates workouts since baby, so walking has been it for me. I walk everywhere I can. Stroller and bikes for the oldest and we are off. I'm really enjoying it because with the oldest on a bike I'm trying to keep up to him and not vice versa.