This November I Will...

themedalist
themedalist Posts: 3,211 Member
edited October 2023 in Social Groups
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And hello November!

I love this time of year, although I could skip the 6:30 wakeup in total darkness. The holidays are just around the corner, and as we know, it's all too easy to let healthy habits slip. Let's not let that happen! Whether you want to continue to work on a habit you started earlier, or select something new, working on good habits this month can help you navigate the holidays better, setting a positive tone for closing out the year and getting a jump start on 2024.

What will you be working on this month?


🌷Denise & 🌸Maddie
@themedalist & @MadisonMolly2017


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  • TerriRichardson112
    TerriRichardson112 Posts: 18,002 Member
    edited November 2023
    I had quite a successful October. Still maintaining in the middle of my range.

    Pondering on my November I will…..

    In the meantime, I will stick with consolidating my Solid Habits

    BHH November I will …..
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂 November 2023 🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    I am a person who values the health and fitness of body mind and soul

    Habits keep me going when motivation flags.

    In November I will …..
    November focus:

    📍Consolidate Solid Habits
    🪴
    Great Oaks from little acorns grow!
    vr1awsjfroqv.jpeg

    Daily Solid Habits:
    💎Right This Minute: Anti procrastination strategy
    💎Just DO it!!!
    Morning Routines:
    💎Daily Meditation
    💎Walk/Make beds/Shiny Sinks
    💎Post Sole Mates steps
    💎Weigh < 140/log
    💎Monitor %age Fat/Muscle
    💎Log CI<CO/Balance macros
    💎Herbal tea/supplements
    💎Self care
    💎Quality time with DH
    💎Ablutions/dress/Shiny sinks
    💎Breakfast
    In between:
    💎Intentional exercise > 60 minutes
    💎Cardio > 5500 steps
    💎Strength > 15 minutes
    💎Flex > 15 minutes
    💎Active hours > 6
    💎Zone minutes > 25
    💎Declutter > 15 minutes
    💎Daily chores
    💎paint/draw/write/read
    💎Craft/crochet
    💎General chores
    💎Gardening
    💎jigsaw/puzzles/TV favourites
    💎Meet with friends
    💎Quality family time
    Evening Routines:
    💎Sole Mates evening reminder
    💎JGM10Ds/JFT/UAC/Hogwarts
    💎Close Fitbit rings/Zone minutes
    💎Building Healthy Habits
    💎Duolingo Latin
    💎Update Women over 50
    💎Switch off screens at 11.15pm
    💎Clutter Sweep
    YOU are worth the effort!

    🦃 Terri 🦃
  • 77tes
    77tes Posts: 7,711 Member
    I’m going to try to purposefully write at least one thing I’m grateful for in my journal since this is a a rough time. I need to maintain a positive attitude of gratitude.

    I’m also going to work on maintaining my daily healthy habits at a minimum level:
    1) track food and stay close to calorie goal
    2) daily cardio exercise (usually spin bike or walking)
    3) daily yoga
    4) strength at least once a week

    Fun fact - I’ve been journaling for over a year on Day One and it’s fun to see what I wrote this time last year since I can click through on it.

  • snowshoe072
    snowshoe072 Posts: 4,502 Member
    My Nov will bring me success in meeting my spin goal of 50 miles or more. Each day I do some form if structured exercise with 1 rest day built in.
  • TerriRichardson112
    TerriRichardson112 Posts: 18,002 Member
    edited November 2023
    BHH November I will …..
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂 November 2023 🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    I am a person who values the health and fitness of body mind and soul

    Habits keep me going when motivation flags.

    In November I will …..
    November focus:

    📌Exercising to raise my heartbeat
    30+ Fitbit minutes 4 days per week
    ❣️💓💓💓

    📌Consolidate Solid Habits
    🪴🪴🪴🪴
    Great Oaks from little acorns grow!
    vr1awsjfroqv.jpeg

    Daily Solid Habits:
    💎Right This Minute: Anti procrastination strategy
    💎Just DO it!!!
    Morning Routines:
    💎Daily Meditation
    💎Walk/Make beds/Shiny Sinks
    💎Post Sole Mates steps
    💎Weigh < 140/log
    💎Monitor %age Fat/Muscle
    💎Log CI<CO/Balance macros
    💎Herbal tea/supplements
    💎Self care
    💎Quality time with DH
    💎Ablutions/dress/Shiny sinks
    💎Breakfast
    In between:
    💎Intentional exercise > 60 minutes
    💎Cardio > 5500 steps
    💎Strength > 15 minutes
    💎Flex > 15 minutes
    💎Active hours > 6
    💎Zone minutes > 25
    💎Declutter > 15 minutes
    💎Daily chores
    💎paint/draw/write/read
    💎Craft/crochet
    💎General chores
    💎Gardening
    💎jigsaw/puzzles/TV favourites
    💎Meet with friends
    💎Quality family time
    Evening Routines:
    💎Sole Mates evening reminder
    💎JGM10Ds/JFT/UAC/Hogwarts
    💎Close Fitbit rings/Zone minutes
    💎Building Healthy Habits
    💎Duolingo Latin
    💎Update Women over 50
    💎Switch off screens at 11.15pm
    💎Clutter Sweep
    YOU are worth the effort!

    🦃 Terri 🦃
  • TerriRichardson112
    TerriRichardson112 Posts: 18,002 Member
    @77tes Sorry you are going through a rough time. Journaling is a good way to work out your emotions and feelings. You will get through this. You are stronger than you think.

    I’ve been journaling on and off for nearly 30 years. It’s very comforting to read back and see how things were in the past and what you learnt from events, good AND not so good.
  • snowshoe072
    snowshoe072 Posts: 4,502 Member
    edited November 2023
    So far with only 3 rides in I have 15.1 miles it doesn’t sound like much but it’s only 35 minutes of exercise and if not careful my knees will revolt!
  • 77tes
    77tes Posts: 7,711 Member
    Emojis - gratitude 🙏, tracking 🥗if close to goal ✅, cardio 🚴🚶‍♀️, yoga 🧘‍♀️, strength 💪

    November - Give Thanks
    1. Wednesday - 🙏, 🥗✅, 🚴
    2. Thursday - 🙏, 🥗, 🚴, 🧘‍♀️
    3. Fri - 🙏, 🥗✅, 🚴🚶‍♀️, 🧘‍♀️
    4. Saturday - 🙏, 🥗✅, 🚶‍♀️,🧘‍♀️, 💪
    77tes wrote: »
    I’m going to try to purposefully write at least one thing I’m grateful for in my journal since this is a a rough time. I need to maintain a positive attitude of gratitude.

    I’m also going to work on maintaining my daily healthy habits at a minimum level:
    1) track food and stay close to calorie goal
    2) daily cardio exercise (usually spin bike or walking)
    3) daily yoga
    4) strength at least once a week

    Fun fact - I’ve been journaling for over a year on Day One and it’s fun to see what I wrote this time last year since I can click through on it.

  • laughingdakini1
    laughingdakini1 Posts: 52 Member
    I only rejoined myfitnesspal yesterday, so this month I will fill in the food and exercise every day and not give myself a hard time if I have to skip a day here and there for health and sanity reasons!
  • donna25trinity
    donna25trinity Posts: 2,984 Member
    Hi all,

    I am on leave from work and using this time to catch up on rest! The last few weeks prior to my leave was rocky I was so irritable of an evening hubby thinks I'm suffering from exaustation. So I've made a decision to try working out after work instead of waking up at 5am! This was a hard decision to make as the morning workouts is something I hve been able to proudly stick to consistently for 3.5 years but by 6pm I crash and im not able to be a parent at night! I am going to try heading to the beach straight after work and do my workout there before I get home! This will mean I need to work out on time.

    So this month I will focus on
    3 uac goals
    Try to make winners circle
    Leave work on time, log on at home once bub is asleep if I need to catch up.
    Work out in the afternoon.
    Focus on more rest
    Xox

  • snowshoe072
    snowshoe072 Posts: 4,502 Member
    I really wasn’t motivated to spin today but I did ride this evening I got 3.1 so my numbers are going up getting closer to 50!
  • donna25trinity
    donna25trinity Posts: 2,984 Member
    edited November 2023
    9th Nov- *Allow 5 min to go over intentions in the morning Y
    *Focus on rest Y
    *Make the winners circle Y
    * Focus on change with tracking, track in real time, track as precisely as I did the last time I lost weight! Y
    *No cheating or picking at bubs food.Y
    *Maintaince for the rest of my holidays Y
    *Leave work on time, me and fam bam come 1st! (Log on at home once bub is asleep if I need to catch up) N/a
    *Work out in the afternoon b4 I get home. Y
    * Focus on change, let go of control in all aspects of my life, relationships and work! Y
    * Focus on change, not reacting when frustrated or irritated. remembering we dnt react to the situation we react to the perception of the situation! Y
    * Have an afternoon activity organised for bub and I!
    * Prepping and eating dinner is not a race, acknowledge its a time you feel anxious due to the anticipation & just take it slow Y
    * Let go of mum guilt! Y
    * Allow 5 min pm to reflect on day Y




  • TerriRichardson112
    TerriRichardson112 Posts: 18,002 Member
    BHH November I will …..
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂 November 2023 🍂🍁🪴
    🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴🍁🍂🍁🪴
    I am a person who values the health and fitness of body mind and soul

    Habits keep me going when motivation flags.

    In November I will …..
    November focus:

    📌Exercising to raise my heartbeat
    30+ Fitbit zone minutes 4 days per week
    ❣️💓💓💓💓💓💓
    💓❣️

    📌Consolidate Solid Habits
    🪴🪴🪴🪴🪴🪴🪴
    🪴
    Great Oaks from little acorns grow!
    vr1awsjfroqv.jpeg

    Daily Solid Habits:
    💎Right This Minute: Anti procrastination strategy
    💎Just DO it!!!
    Morning Routines:
    💎Daily Meditation
    💎Walk/Make beds/Shiny Sinks
    💎Post Sole Mates steps
    💎Weigh < 140/log
    💎Monitor %age Fat/Muscle
    💎Log CI<CO/Balance macros
    💎Herbal tea/supplements
    💎Self care
    💎Quality time with DH
    💎Ablutions/dress/Shiny sinks
    💎Breakfast
    In between:
    💎Intentional exercise > 60 minutes
    💎Cardio > 5500 steps
    💎Strength > 15 minutes
    💎Flex > 15 minutes
    💎Active hours > 6
    💎Zone minutes > 25
    💎Declutter > 15 minutes
    💎Daily chores
    💎paint/draw/write/read
    💎Craft/crochet
    💎General chores
    💎Gardening
    💎jigsaw/puzzles/TV favourites
    💎Meet with friends
    💎Quality family time
    Evening Routines:
    💎Sole Mates evening reminder
    💎JGM10Ds/JFT/UAC/Hogwarts
    💎Close Fitbit rings/Zone minutes
    💎Building Healthy Habits
    💎Duolingo Latin
    💎Update Women over 50
    💎Switch off screens at 11.15pm
    💎Clutter Sweep
    YOU are worth the effort!

    🦃 Terri 🦃


  • snowshoe072
    snowshoe072 Posts: 4,502 Member
    Another 3.5 today brings me to 21.6 miles of my minimum 50 mile challenge wonder how far I can go? Maybe 80?
  • donna25trinity
    donna25trinity Posts: 2,984 Member
    10 Nov *Allow 5 min to go over intentions in the morning Y
    *Focus on rest Y
    *Make the winners circle Y
    * Focus on change with tracking, track in real time, track as precisely as I did the last time I lost weight! Y
    *No cheating or picking at bubs food.Y
    *Maintaince for the rest of my holidays Y
    * self care at work, no one else will do it 4 u! N/a
    *Leave work on time, me and fam bam come 1st! (Log on at home once bub is asleep if I need to catch up) N/a
    *Work out in the afternoon b4 I get home. Y
    * Focus on change, let go of control in all aspects of my life, relationships and work! Y
    * Focus on change, not reacting when frustrated or irritated. remembering we dnt react to the situation we react to the perception of the situation! Y
    * Have an afternoon activity organised for bub and I!
    * Prepping and eating dinner is not a race, acknowledge its a time you feel anxious due to the anticipation & just take it slow Y
    * Let go of mum guilt! Y
    * Allow 5 min pm to reflect on day Y




  • snowshoe072
    snowshoe072 Posts: 4,502 Member
    My accountability is another 4.4 which brings me to 26 of my 50 mile minimum spin challenge
  • themedalist
    themedalist Posts: 3,211 Member
    @77tes Sorry you are going through a rough time. Journaling is a good way to work out your emotions and feelings. You will get through this. You are stronger than you think.

    I’ve been journaling on and off for nearly 30 years. It’s very comforting to read back and see how things were in the past and what you learnt from events, good AND not so good.

    I don’t journal but Ive read so many benefits of journaling that it’s definitely on my “I need to try this” list. You and @77tes are very persuasive!
  • themedalist
    themedalist Posts: 3,211 Member
    Hi all,

    I am on leave from work and using this time to catch up on rest! The last few weeks prior to my leave was rocky I was so irritable of an evening hubby thinks I'm suffering from exaustation. So I've made a decision to try working out after work instead of waking up at 5am! This was a hard decision to make as the morning workouts is something I hve been able to proudly stick to consistently for 3.5 years but by 6pm I crash and im not able to be a parent at night! I am going to try heading to the beach straight after work and do my workout there before I get home! This will mean I need to work out on time.

    So this month I will focus on
    3 uac goals
    Try to make winners circle
    Leave work on time, log on at home once bub is asleep if I need to catch up.
    Work out in the afternoon.
    Focus on more rest
    Xox

    Donna, I admire you for working on shifting a good habit like exercise that you have firmly entrenched. Even though you clearly can do it, it sounds like it’s been pretty costly in terms of how you feel later in the day. Great goals for this month!
  • themedalist
    themedalist Posts: 3,211 Member
    Great goals for November, @mmatcha_latte!
  • themedalist
    themedalist Posts: 3,211 Member
    This month I’m reacquainting myself with an old friend: my treadmill. I haven’t used my treadmill much the last few months because the weather has been so conducive to walking outdoors. My goal is simple: a 15 minute walk everyday. Between the elliptical use, outdoor walks at work to and from the parking lot, and the fun VR fitness app I use for arm and core strength, I don’t need to boost exercise time per se, but I miss walking slowly on my treadmill. It’s very meditative! It feels great to be adding it back into my daily routine!