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This challenge will be a stepping back & turning to look in the mirror. An evaluation, if you will. This time of the year, starting with Yom Kippur, is time of looking inward to evaluate my progress, my reflection (is Yeshua (Jesus) shining through me or am I showcasing myself & my own abilities?), & to think about goals for the coming year. I will be continuing to exercise & do household things regularly; but it will be based on my health bar status so I will have goals for when I'm at 100% & goals for when I'm at 10%. Shout out to @Jupiter for this idea. T
So, after losing pretty much all progress over the holidays, I spent last challenge slowly trying to get myself back on track. Some things are in maintenance mode: I'm not currently tracking calories, but I have enough of a general sense of how much I'm eating that I seem to be sticking close to 2000 calories a day, most days, which is about right. I'm not weighing myself right now, because I don't want to stress out about it. On the other hand, there are some things that need immediate attention: my wildly fluctuating sleep schedule, staying hydrated, and trying to start working out again.
â€œDonâ€™t get your hopes up yet.â€ That was how Erik started this morning. He was holding a brown folder. An official looking brown folder. Didnâ€™t he know that being told not to get your hopes up did just the opposite? Itâ€™s just like someone telling you, â€œDonâ€™t think about elephants.â€ Whatâ€™s the only thing youâ€™re thinking about right now? Elephants. The folder contained a mission. A real mission. Not training. â€œItâ€™s not your official deployment. Not yet. We still have several more months of training before youâ€™re ready for that. Itâ€™s a short-term scouting mission. Weâ€