Faith and Fitness with Marsha Apsley

Faith Focused Fitness Inspiration and Motivation

Pretzels for Lunch: Heading Back to the School Cafeteria

That phase when I had pretzels for lunch.  Every. Single. Day.

pretzels for lunch

National Pretzel Day took me back to high school.  More specifically it took me back to the high school cafeteria.  I don’t remember it to be a necessarily “bad” time, but I know it was not a happy stage.  Overall, I spent my high school years feeling insecure and struggling with body image.   

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A Glimpse Into My Planner – What Happened in September

I got a new planner this year and so I started a series that I’m titling “A Glimpse Into My Planner”.
Each month* I’m giving you a glimpse of what’s been happening, because I now keep EVERYTHING in this planner since there is a space for EVERYTHING.

September 2018 planner

Just to recap:

Each day not only has lines for my to do list, it also has 3 sections that I love:  

  • The Big 3 – This helps me prioritize.  What 3 things MUST I get done today?
  • Wellness – Daily workouts.
  • Gratitude – 3 things for which I’m grateful on that given day.

I also make note of things the Lord shows me during my daily quiet time.  

This new planner has reduced my desk by 3 books, and I have it all in one place and I love it.  I also love going back through my month to see what worked, what didn’t, what I got done, what I still need to do and so on.

September is a transitional month.  Summer is over. School is back in session.  But we’re not officially into the holiday season just yet. Still, for me, it’s a full month.  It’s the month I celebrate my birthday, and this year I celebrated the one year mark of 40 Days of Faith and Fitness.  I also attended my 100th training run with our local running club.

So let’s get into some of those highlights and other notes you might see if you took a glimpse into my planner.

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I’m 46 and I’m Okay

I’m 46 years old today, and I’m okay with that!

okay at 46

Last year I posted 4.5 things I’d learned in 45 years.  So over the last year did I learn that thing I was only halfway to?  

First let’s review:

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