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If you've been following me you know that last semester was stressful. Group projects out the wazoo, two part time jobs, plus trying to keep in shape and have a social life.

 

Unfortunately for me, break wasn't as relaxing as I wanted it to be. I spent three weeks home with my mom and grandparents. However, this turned into a lot of errand running and cooking though I did get some workouts in, more than I had in a while.

 

But its mid January now and I haven't worked out since Jan 1 :( I really wanted to participate in this challenge but it started right around the time I was trying to leave my family and get back to my own apartment. There were a million and one things to do and creating my challenge thread ended up at the bottom of the list.

 

 

I've also been struggling for inspiration as far as my challenge goals go. For the longest time the goal in the back of my head was to get back to my high school weight of 155. I've done that now and I look better than I did then. I'm in better shape and am stronger. I still can't do a pushup but somehow that hasn't been enough to really motivate me to workout.

 

But I know if I don't do this challenge at all its just going to get worse.

 

So roughly I want to be:

 

1) Working out 3 times a week by the end of the challenge. I will work up to this. And then next challenge will be setting the habit back in stone. Now is building that habit again.

 

2) Think about my future goals. Figure out what motivates me now. What do I want from working out?

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STR: 22.5 | DEX: 13.75 | STA: 15.75 | CON: 18.5 | WIS: 17 | CHA: 12
 
Challenges: First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Unchallenge, Seventh

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Hi Sammie! Welcome back :) 
 

You shouldn't feel bad about not working out since then, because you're getting back into it :D I hope the move was okay :) 

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Pushups is a good first goal but it's not a end in itself I think. Do you have access to gyms or dojo or things like that? I found that doing a sport and not only workouts helped me a lot for my goals and for keeping in track.

 

Maybe you could have a look at the phonebook for inspiration? http://rebellion.nerdfitness.com/index.php?/topic/43110-the-assassin-phonebook/ Climbing and aerial seems to be in fashion this challenge :P Or maybe just browse other people thread and steal their workouts, you may find your level 50 that way :)

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I think this type of unchallenge is a great idea. It seems like life has been so busy for you over the last few challenges that you've fallen out of the habit of exercising. So, trying to re build the habit is a great idea.

Have you considered finding a simple workout app or program for those evenings where you have 30 minutes, but it takes too much mental effort to figure out what to do? I use the yoga studio app, and a lot of other people use the doyogawithme website.

Good luck this challenge!

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I'm with Nymeria on this, after all the crazy-busy you've had, a laid back unchallenge is probably a good idea. It's a good reset kind of thing, keeping you involved without the pressure. I'm lookin' forward to following along, and will be joining you on the reset track as of Thursday.

 

P.S. I may be biased, but climbing might be a thing for you try...

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And this didn't post last night as I had intended. Oops. But I did work out after I typed it up so yay!!

 

Looking back my workout habit really got destroyed early last semester (neck problems, goat sitting and getting sick). Since Aug 31 I have only done full strength workouts 12 times. Granted I've had some yoga in there and other fairly active things but it still is disappointing. But I'm committed to doing better now!! So I'm going to work out right now :D I will be happy if I can get back to two times a week consistently at this point.

 

List of workouts (mostly I'm putting this here so I have it somewhere):

Aug 31

Sept 4

Oct 27

Nov 3

Nov 5

Nov 18

Dec 10

Dec 15

Dec 19

Dec 21

Dec 28

Jan 1

 

 

Level 7 Half-Elf Assassin
STR: 22.5 | DEX: 13.75 | STA: 15.75 | CON: 18.5 | WIS: 17 | CHA: 12
 
Challenges: First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Unchallenge, Seventh

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2 times a week seems like a good goal! Can't wait to hear how your workout went

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Thanks Nuala!

 

Recently I've just been struggling with everything. I haven't been cooking as much or cleaning as much or keeping up with my homework as much as I should be. I think the weather has a lot to do with it. We've had two snow days in the past few weeks, and my University NEVER cancels class. Its too cold to wear dresses too :(

 

But I've still been doing some yoga. And trying to do some random pushups throughout the day. I was also sick for a week which didn't help matters. I don't think the unchallenge is working for me. It was worth a try, but I need real goals with rewards (even if the rewards are points that mean nothing in the grand scheme of things). So next challenge I will have real goals again. So I'm going to use the rest of this challenge to start figuring out what I should do next challenge to get myself back on track.

Level 7 Half-Elf Assassin
STR: 22.5 | DEX: 13.75 | STA: 15.75 | CON: 18.5 | WIS: 17 | CHA: 12
 
Challenges: First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Unchallenge, Seventh

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****This is a semi-automatic message from your robot guild leader****

 

End of the challenge! Time to report.

 

This time, to be eligible for the most wanted list of the challenge, to allow us to have more data about the guild and many other good reasons, the most important being: you don't want to make your Robot guild leader cry :'(, please report a summary of your challenge wrap-up in this online form:

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1szgyHJNfrdtRWfCwCMKbC5Q3IiGziI_enFGsBzNRfo0/viewform

 

It shouldn't take you more than 2 minutes of your time, but it would save us a lot! As Usual, you can also write a more detailed report in the Challenge wrap-up thread:

http://rebellion.nerdfitness.com/index.php?/topic/44145-challenge-wrap-up-thread/

 

And in your own thread. Thanks for your time!

 

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Nuala, level 13 Robot mistress of pain, Assassin Guild leader

 

First journey: The Rise and fall of an Assassin

#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13

Second journey: Crawling back

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