The trick will be to continue doing this.
kkarner's Life List
1. rock climb
2. go on an international mission trip
3. Finish my PhD
4. declutter my house one box at a time.
5. Put in writing the story behind our Christmas tree ornaments
How I did it: My spouse and I followed the South Beach diet as recommended by his cardiologist. Both of us kept tabs on each other. Phase 1 is the most restrictive, and I can see a lot of people giving up on it at that point, but worth getting through. Phase 2 allowed me to prepare meals ahead again, so time was saved. This diet, I'm sure, doesn't work for everyone. It worked for us, though, and even DH is calling me now on too many carbs, a first for … Read how I did it…
Dear Self: Not running for several days in a row just because you think you’re “not up to it” or “too busy” or you’ll “get to it later” makes you grumpy. Fight the urge to sleep in. You’ll thank yourself later. Signed, Yourself
I could have cut through the park when the rain started and cut my run short, but I decided to complete it. Glad I did. Now, pass the hot coffee.