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Daily Commitment Thread for 2020 -- JUST FOR TODAY

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  • SERmom3SERmom3 Member Posts: 543 Member Member Posts: 543 Member
    MONDAY:
    - Log it all🔴 / Stay green🤷‍♀️
    - NO CHIPS🟢
    - Budget🔴
    - House chores (wash softball uniforms)🟢
    - 2 softball games - Pack ice rags - it’s gonna be HOT! ☀️🔥🟢
    - Continue scraping the house🟢 / buy can of paint🟢
    - Figure out CCD schedule for S🟢

    I didn’t sleep well last night. I woke up with cramps in my feet. Ugh! Probably dehydrated from the heat. I need to make sure I drink a lot of water today because I’m giving blood tomorrow.

    JFT TUESDAY:
    - Log it all / stay green
    - Drink water
    - NO CHIPS
    - Fold and put away laundry
    - Continue scraping house
    - ccd for S
    - Meal plan/grocery list (maybe shop)

    JULY CHALLENGE:
    In an attempt to refocus this month, I’ve decided to try and give up chips. This will be extremely difficult. I eat them almost daily. They are my weakness. I’m using a bikini as my emoji, since that will be a goal for next summer!

    *************NO CHIP CHALLENGE*************

    July 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27
    👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙👙
  • aerochic42aerochic42 Member Posts: 739 Member Member Posts: 739 Member
    aerochic42 wrote: »
    still working on trying to log regularly (or at all).
    so JFT
    1) log all food - meh did ok through lunch but dinner and snacking not recorded
    2) snacks of veggies fruit or weighed nuts - nope ate the other stuff
    3) get 5 sets of workout in throughout day. - nope did one
    4) 8500 steps - got in 9400 yay

    so rinse repeat ( but do better)
  • pridesabtchpridesabtch Member Posts: 792 Member Member Posts: 792 Member
    JFT Monday
    - Work by 8:00 :smiley:
    - Protein bar for breakfast :smiley:
    - Work stuff :smiley:
    - Meeting :smiley:
    - Try to walk after work, depends on how I feel :(
    - Log everything :(
    - Stay within maintenance ???
    - Try not to let this derail my efforts over the past few months :(

    Happy Monday y'all!

    Having a difficult time staying on track. I had convinced my husband that I could ride this evening, but it's raining. Peleton it is. I gotta do something, I'm falling apart. All I seem to want to do is eat and sleep.

    JFT Tuesday
    - Work
    - Log everything
    - Stay Green
    - Peleton
    - No alcohol
    - No candy or cookies or ice cream (maybe a small piece of pie)
  • merope2merope2 Member Posts: 56 Member Member Posts: 56 Member
    Monday: all food logged.
    Tuesday: log all food.
  • cschmitz110515cschmitz110515 Member Posts: 2,573 Member Member Posts: 2,573 Member
    Recap M 7/27 ~ too hot & humid to walk dog
    1) X-train before work :smiley:
    2) Move hourly / stairs breaks (3 floors) / 5 somethings :smiley: 14/14 boom!
    3) Decide protein for supper / net cals green / 14c water :smiley: net cals 12 lol & 10c water :/
    4) AICPA invoice / print list / submit leave request forms / check into conf room tech / GA-IT progress / Facebook Live noon (pace) canceled/rescheduled = :) for all
    5) Mail absentee ballots & bday card / wash towels / prep lunch/snacks/water bottle & overnight oats / one other to-do = :) for all
    6) Unplug 9:00 :s / floss / retainers / set 5:40 alarm (walk dog before work) :smiley: 3/4

    JFT T 7/28 ~ humidity finally dropped and temps more comfortable ~ yay!
    1) Walk dog before work B) 4 miles on gorgeous morning = happy dog & happy me
    2) Move hourly / stairs breaks (3 floors) / 5 somethings
    3) Grill yak ribeye for supper / net cals green / 14c water
    4) GA-IT progress / end of day pack box to work in conference room W
    5) Call ex-roomie 7 p.m. my time / prep lunch/snacks/water bottle & overnight oats / meal plan & grocery list / one other to-do
    6) Unplug 9:00 / floss / retainers / set 5:40 alarm (walk dog before work)

    2020 Goals:
    1) Get weight below 160# (last time was 4/20/19)
    2) Plan meals most days & prelog meals/snacks whenever possible on MFP
    3) Post weekly weigh-in on JFT for accountability
    4) Take measurements & log on MFP monthly (I stopped as weight plateaued & went up) = 2.1.20 / 2.29.20 / 4.1.20 (forgot 3.31.20) / 5.1.20 (forgot 4.30.20) / 6.3.20 (forgot at ME again)
    5) Exercise 5-6x per week (minimum 4x) ~ mostly walking but include weights/circuit & other x-training
    6) Participate in race events ~ have planned 7 5Ks and 2 10Ks at minimum = Frenzy on the Fox 5K 49:36 ave. pace 15:29 / Seroogy's Valentine 5K 46:26.7 ave. pace 14:47 / Badger State Brewing 10K virtual race w/ dog on 4/2/20 1:44:16 ave. pace 16:33 / Prevention virtual 5K Fun & Fit Team on 5/2/20 I walked 3.48 mi w/ dog in 1:01:10 ave. pace 17:33 / RonaRunOff 5/16/20 virtual walk 5.08 miles with dog in 1:23:15 ave. pace 16:23 / 100 Miles Challenge fundraiser (per fitness tracker) & completed 5/18/20 / Bellin Run 10K virtual race w/ dog on 6/6/20 1:41:03 ave. pace 16:14 dog definitely slows my "race pace"
    7) Be considerate and loving to hubby and have fun together
    8) Make efforts to keep in touch with parents, siblings and friends (most live in other towns or states)
    9) Declutter home office, bedroom and basement = basement (boxes) Jan. / home office desk (some) & more basement boxes Feb. / basement boxes & home office (some more) Mar. / decluttered/cleaned in bedroom & more basement boxes Apr. / basement boxes May ~ very pleased w/ my progress / reorg in basement June & July
    Word for 2020: Persist
  • TerriRichardson112TerriRichardson112 Member Posts: 10,418 Member Member Posts: 10,418 Member
    @teigansdad
    Congratulations on the race.
  • Snowflake1968Snowflake1968 Member Posts: 4,784 Member Member Posts: 4,784 Member
    JFT - Monday July 27
    1L of Water - :)
    Log all Food - >:)
    No Chips - >:)
    Gratitude journal - >:)

    JFT - Tuesday July 28
    1L of Water
    Log all Food
    No Chips
    Gratitude journal

    Yesterday was a busy day at work and right after work I went and helped Kaitlyn clean the apartment to get ready for their move out inspection on Friday. I didn't get home until 10pm.

    Hopefully today will be a better day.

  • HEGoddard0928HEGoddard0928 Member Posts: 673 Member Member Posts: 673 Member
    @Snowflake1968 My headaches probably are because I've been staring at a computer screen all day for the last like 3 weeks. I even bought blue light reduction glasses. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't so I'm not sure if they're completely caused by it. But you're right though. I probably should go get my eyes checked. It's been like 2 years now. Matt needs an eye appt too. Maybe I'll call today and schedule them for Matt's next day off.
  • TerriRichardson112TerriRichardson112 Member Posts: 10,418 Member Member Posts: 10,418 Member
    @HEGoddard0928
    So pleased about the negative result! I will read your blog when I get off here. Good to Go for It with the networking.
  • clicketykeysclicketykeys Member Posts: 4,429 Member Member Posts: 4,429 Member
    JFT Wednesday
    1. Therapy exercises: crunches, lunges, push-ups, squats, ankle lifts, box jumps, plank. Balance work. Feed cats. Meds. Tea! WHATEVER WEDNESDAY.
    2. Check email. Write everything down before it goes in the mouth. AM walk. Bike ride?
    3. Review papers by desk. File or trash. Check green room for paintbrushes and donations.
    4. Lunch: soup. Write a blog post - album? Running, Racism and Rum: Learning to Handle Discomfort
    5. Write a letter. Dinner: leftovers. 1 hr writing: letter to B. Set up extra credit letter project.
    6. Color! 1 hr reading. RUN LINES. Type BS jobs. WRITE STORY.
    7. Drink more water. No, more. Keep the pitcher in the fridge full. You're not actually hungry. Make some tea. Drink more water!
    8. Writing: Album post. Message Z. Rehearsal 6:30-?. Need to work on unit plan for research.
    9. Gratitude journal. Therapy exercises: crunches, lunges, push-ups, squats, ankle lifts, box jumps, plank. Meds. Floss, rinse, brush teeth. Wed book group. SHBP screening - August? Thursday visit parents - take photos. MH Monday check-in; Whatever Wednesday AMA. Indochino suit fitting - Atlanta or Nashville? Meet with Z&M Sun Aug 2 Stone Fort Stare.

    Scale goals
    End of 2017: 174.6
    End of 2018: 189.2
    End of 2019: 196.4
    End of January: 194.6
    End of February: 196.2
    End of March: 193.8
    End of April: 192.6
    End of May: 191.8
    End of June: 192.2
    Today: 190.0

    Ongoing plans/ideas behind the cut
    1. Purchases: Look for an "ugly Christmas sweater" and a long-haired doll at thrift stores. Practice French braiding. Go to used bookstore and look for On Writing (Stephen King), Dying for a Paycheck (Robin Hardman), The Prince (tr. Tim Parks, Russell Price, or Robert Adams), The Secret Adversary (Christie).
    2. E2: What should the controlling ideas be in a study of world literature? Review world lit options. Create vocabulary lists for each unit that come from the texts used: Animal Farm, Julius Caesar, Wes Moore, I Am Malala. Find a way to incorporate changing words from one part of speech to another. Students need to know how to review multiple sources and synthesize information in order to draw a conclusion. Need practice with the difference between transitions and overlapping (at end of paragraph - "another issue is Y" vs "there are other issues besides X"). Quit using "in conclusion" and "I believe" and other writing-about-my-writing phrases. Confusion between direct/indirect objects and prepositional phrases. Use the UDHR and the Declaration of Independence to study paraphrasing; use that to front-load Machiavelli and how to deal with challenging texts. Confusion between everyday / every day and similar constructions.
    3. E1: Need practice with quoting & paraphrasing sources, identifying claims that would need support, use of last names for reference, and capitalization practice (common/proper nouns, titles). Difficulty using possessive nouns in their own writing. Honors: practice subject/object pronouns (my friend and I / my friend and me). Poetry: Revise "Songs are Poetry" handouts.
    4. Curriculum Development: Writing mini-unit. Review scholarly research on 5PE. (I think I can have this as an intro to the research unit so that they also get exposure to how quotes are integrated and cited.) Parallel structure; use of emotional language, specific detail. Use "Write About a Pebble" lesson from Atwell. How long should each unit take? Do research on characteristics: curiosity, persistence, resilience, creativity, responsibility, optimism, courage, integrity, authenticity, leadership, self-awareness, humility, compassion - others? Include grammarly check on essays! Review assessments. What is the purpose for each unit? What should the controlling ideas be in a study of world literature? Review world lit options. Schedule assessments for Fall 2019; plan out return times. Write 1 reflection weekly; type one in Classroom by Weds. Copy-paste to discussion board for comments due Friday. Homework: Online journal Mon due Tue; Reflection Tue due Wed; C&P journal in class Wed; Comments Thu due Fri. Bonus if you are the first response; further bonus if you respond to comments on your post. Grammar practice Mon & Wed; quiz Fri.
    5. Professional Development: Write blog post weekly. Comment on 3 posts each week - Tu Th Sun? Check with PSC. Talk with Z about articles and/or conference proposals. NOTE: ATTENDED PRE FLEX DAY.
    6. Medical: Dentist call to schedule cleaning. PCP July 15 10:30. ObG schedule for October. PCP - allergy shots? left toe joints. Sleep center 778 3316.
    7. Theater: 1984.
    8. House: Crawl space repairs. After that - siding? Or perhaps bathroom floor.
    9. Fun: Open beading on Thursdays. Coloring at library on Tuesday. Put jewelry away. Edney Hack Nights alt Weds. ASL? Spanish/Portuguese practice? Practice piano. ROL Secret Adversary. Buy bike rack for car.
    10. Volunteering ideas: Theater. Library. Animal shelter. Community Kitchen. Emerge Georgia training.
    11. Family: Google Hangout. Dinners?
    12. Other: Practice hair braiding with D. Check on appts for drs. Remind D to ask his dad about the table and check with home repair contractors. START BLOGGING AGAIN. 3 posts/week? Create test for MLA format. Create test for infographics and visual information. Therapy exercises: lunges, push-ups, ankle lifts, box jumps, plank. Remember that M does not like surprises! Check dates of classes and update semester plan. She Should Run vision statement. Update standards on board. When to change bulletin board?

    WFTY: Progress. Today has been very full, but in a good way.
  • littleblackskirtlittleblackskirt Member Posts: 384 Member Member Posts: 384 Member

    JFT Tuesday 28th July

    Log everything yes
    Stay in the green yes
    Back exercises just stretches, sore after having to weed parents gravel driveway
    5 fruit and veg 7
    Walk 36 minutes
    Foot exercises yes
    Contact bank considered, couldn't decide

    JFT Wednesday 29th July

    Log everything
    Stay in the green
    Back exercises
    5 fruit and veg
    Walk
    Foot exercises
    Bank!
    Mow lawn
    Ironing

    Today is weigh in day, week 2 of my "increase calories" experiment. Have dropped 3lbs this week, so 3lbs in the 2 weeks. From memory, 2 of the days were still at approx 1200 cals, the others were approx 1450 cals. I try not to eat the extra calories from walking, just use them as a cushion if I go slightly over.
    I think the next fortnight will be the decider. I will say that I feel much more relaxed at the higher calories, it's so much easier to stick to. I hope it keeps working.
  • Bex953172Bex953172 Member Posts: 3,121 Member Member Posts: 3,121 Member
    I have has just the worst two days ever!!
    Neighbours bf just went crazy on us, started texting us saying about robbing the house and how he's gonna smash our heads in with a hammer?
    I go knock on the door, I can hear him running about the house because he thinks it police so then I bang on the door because I need to know if he's actually serious before I do anything. and next minute he opens the door.. with a hammer in his hand, ill admit it wasn't raised but he was like "squared up" he realised it was me and slammed door in my face.
    The next person to knock on his door, was police. And get this, if they arrested him (not that they had any proof of him holding hammer so they couldnt) then they'd have to arrest me for banging on the door, despite reading the texts before I even went round. So the police calmed the situation and then left. We didn't know if this crazy guy would come back and try anything so we stayed up all night basically.

    Then yesterday, I get the neighbours sister waiting for me as I leave the house, filming me as I try pull off my drive then SHE starts. Spouting off how she'll smash my head in because I scared the neighbours kids by banging. That's shes been to prison for less blah blah..
    I'm not gonna lie, if we fought, she would of won. But i still didnt back down. I kept answering back and answering back

    I'm not the sort of person to cower and cry. Ill stand my ground to the death. Ill die standing, not in my knees crying like a baby. But flipping heck it still scared the life out of me. I spent the rest of the day crying after lol!

    Ash resolved the sister, she heard half a story and apologised. Not to me, to him. But I don't care.
    But we've deescalated it all so far. But the housing association is involved now so?

    Were playing the long game, keeping it civil until the housing can move us. Unless something else happens.

    Everyone round here is a snake.

    I need to ask, as adults, do you lot have like friends, close-by friends? With no drama? Cause that was our first time making friends in 6 years and as you can see jt went horribly wrong. And its kind of putt us off, as parents with kids do you even HAVE friends or do you just have your partner/husband for all that?
  • littleblackskirtlittleblackskirt Member Posts: 384 Member Member Posts: 384 Member
    Wow @bex95123 , what an awful day! Glad you've managed to de-escalate it a bit.
    Yes, when my kids were small I had friends with kids. Because life happens, there were some dramas, death, divorce etc, but nothing like what you've described. They were all nice people I was privileged to know.
    Don't let this put you off having friends, there are good people out there!

    You don't know what made your neighbour's bf flip out, very probably he has his own problems and it's nothing to do with you personally. You know now to keep your distance.

    I do think it's good to have friends as well as a partner/spouse. When my husband died I was very grateful for my friends. Not relevant to you yet, but I do think it's sad when one of an older couple dies, and the survivor is really alone as "we didn't need friends, we did everything together".

    Btw, I know it's sexist, but shouldn't Ash have been the one to approach the guy?
  • teigansdadteigansdad Member, Premium Posts: 239 Member Member, Premium Posts: 239 Member
    Tuesday goals
    Stay green❌
    No beer✅
    No candy❌
    Fruit and vegetables for snacks❌✅
    1 hr tempo ride on trainer✅
    Clean bike✅
    Push and and pull ups (time to add them back)✅

    Wednesday goals
    Stay green
    Tempo paced trainer ride
    No beer
    Fruit and vegetables for snacks
    No candy
  • Bex953172Bex953172 Member Posts: 3,121 Member Member Posts: 3,121 Member
    Wow @bex95123 , what an awful day! Glad you've managed to de-escalate it a bit.
    Yes, when my kids were small I had friends with kids. Because life happens, there were some dramas, death, divorce etc, but nothing like what you've described. They were all nice people I was privileged to know.
    Don't let this put you off having friends, there are good people out there!

    You don't know what made your neighbour's bf flip out, very probably he has his own problems and it's nothing to do with you personally. You know now to keep your distance.

    I do think it's good to have friends as well as a partner/spouse. When my husband died I was very grateful for my friends. Not relevant to you yet, but I do think it's sad when one of an older couple dies, and the survivor is really alone as "we didn't need friends, we did everything together".

    Btw, I know it's sexist, but shouldn't Ash have been the one to approach the guy?

    Haha we reckoned if he went, there would have been a fight.
    A man's less likely to hit a woman i suppose. Plus Ash honestly didn't believe the rubbish he was texting neither of us did. Thats why we went round before we rang police
  • littleblackskirtlittleblackskirt Member Posts: 384 Member Member Posts: 384 Member
    Bex953172 wrote: »

    Haha we reckoned if he went, there would have been a fight.
    A man's less likely to hit a woman i suppose. Plus Ash honestly didn't believe the rubbish he was texting neither of us did. Thats why we went round before we rang police

    Thing is, if he was threatening violence because he was on drink or drugs, he could attack women too, he wouldn't be thinking clearly.
    Look after yourself.
  • TerriRichardson112TerriRichardson112 Member Posts: 10,418 Member Member Posts: 10,418 Member
    💜💜💜
    I choose to feed my body the nutrition it needs
    and feed my mind with the quality thoughts it deserves

    💜💜💜

    ⛱🎡🎢🎠🏕 JULY 🏕🎠🎢🏕⛱

    To all those essential workers still going out there....
    🙏🏻 Thank you for your service 🙏🏻
    Everyone else, please stay home!!!

    What am I doing to keep busy? To name a few...
      [*] structuring my day
      [*] morning and evening meditation
      [*] Using the internet to ‘talk’ to family
      [*] crochet, jigsaws, journaling, gardening, reading, writing .......
      [*] HIIT videos off YouTube,
      [*] yoga/Taichi
      [*] Walks with DH
      [*] Cleaning! Cleaning! Cleaning! 😂
      [*] Decluttering
      [*] Stress relievers (search YouTube for Paul McKenna)
      Keep your chin up!
      Turning up is the ultimate success!
      2019 DISCARD 5 LBS CHALLENGES:01 Aug 2019: 170.1
      31 Dec 2019: 151.2
      Total weight loss: 19.9lbs
      2020 Personal Weight Challenge
      Name: Terri

      SW: 152.1 (02 Jan)
      GW: 150

      Jan: - 2
      Feb: - 1.3
      Mar: - 0.9
      Apri: +1.3 (not too bad, considering lockdown/Easter/Birthday this month)
      May: +0.7(working on upping my strength to tone muscles, so not unexpected. It's a balancing act! 😂)
      Jun: +0.2
      Weight has stabilised around 151.

      July Daily Goals: Week 5
      Su: ✅ Mo: ✅ Tu: ✅ We:
      Th: Fr:

      Reduce Fat%:✅ 29.3 -> 27.1; 25.2; 25.1
      Increase Muscle%: ✅ 28.7->30.1 30.3
      Calories < in the green 🐝
      Steps > 7500 🐝 10749
      Weight < 155 🐝 151.1; 150.8; 150.6 151.1
      Intentional exercise > 50 mins daily🐝 105
      Active hours > 6 daily🐝 10
      Activities I got to do
      Meditation✅ Exercise✅
      Laundry✅
      Work on Sole Mates Spreadsheet for Aug✅
      2 x 15 min Declutter Hobbies room✅ (Ongoing)
      Prep for shopping Wednesday am✅
      Crochet✅ Puzzles✅ Watch TV✅

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