The magical RESET button

The beautiful thing about every day is that it is a fresh start.  A new beginning.  You can choose to continue on living the way you always do OR you can give it a

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There are always things that I can work on, whether it’s personal, professional, or health related.  Today I am going to do a major RESET. 

I am resetting my diet.  I have been a little slack on the paleo in the past two weeks. That stops now! I just feel better on it. Period.

I am resetting my workouts. I need SIX days a week.  No excuses. I have been maintaining for too long.  I need to be in lose mode. (Aka get faster and climb easier.) I think my vacation put me in relaxation mode and that is over. Today.

I am resetting my parenting.  No TV. No video games. No easy out. These are now earned by physical activity and good behavior.  My kids have been stuck in a whiny, talking-back rut. They have been couch potatoes this winter. AND it has to STOP!

Yesterday I had the brilliant idea to take the boys cross country skiing for the first time at Lebanon Hills.  They were all smiles to start.

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But then, it was hard…and then there was falling…and then crying…some yelling…some “I hate skiing”…some actual smiles…some whining…and last but not least, some RESET planning.

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Don’t get me wrong.  Skiing had it’s moments of fun, but overall, I was hoping for more smiles then tears.  What I got was more fighting than fun.  😦

Will we do it again? Absolutely. 

Will I be more prepared? I hope so. 

Do I need to work on my patience? Yes!

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RESET on getting these boys outside even in the harsh MN winter.  It starts today.

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About spinningitall

Join me as I try to spin it all; work, family, exercise, healthy living, and healthy eating. Perhaps we can learn together. Hilarity is certain to be involved.
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2 Responses to The magical RESET button

  1. Renee says:

    Even if they’re unhappy, they are still ADORABLE! And I LOVE your determination!

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