Last 90 Days Challenge

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On October 1st 2019, My cousin (my accountability partner) sent a video to our group chat of the Last 90 Days Journal, I was officially intrigued, did a quick google search, came across The Hollis Co, Last 90 Days Challenge. Right there and then at 8:30 am I signed up to get the weekly emails and do this whole thing. Around 2:30pm I purchased the journal( not necessary to participate) and waited. From that moment on (not that I had connected the dots yet) I made a commitment to my self to do more of what I love, to find my why, to dedicate time to what makes me happy.

The challenge (a free one), is about committing yourself to doing 5 things everyday. It’s called “5 To Thrive” and its a promise to yourself that you will dedicate time for yourself in your schedule. A promise to yourself that you are working for a better tomorrow.

5 To Thrive

  1. Daily Gratitude Practice
  2. Drink half your body weight in ounces
  3. Move your body for 30 minutes everyday
  4. Give up 1 category of food
  5. Wake up one hour earlier.

Now let me tell you how I am doing this. 1) Every Morning I use the journal I bought, I write 5 things I am grateful for from the day before. Every-night while in bed I write things I am grateful for in my personal journal to then transfer to my “Girl Stop Apologizing” Journal. 2) I absolutely love Starbucks (not and Ad, but definitely open to that) so I have way to many of their Trenti Reusable (with straws) Cup and that is what I use to drink my water, As soon as I get up I fill that up with Ice, Lemons and Water and start drinking, I did the math and if I drink about 6 of those cups a day I am drinking around half my body weight, I also have 4 reminders on my Todoist App that say ” Girl did you finish your water”, so I hold myself accountable to this. 3) This is the hardest for me but it is also the one I invested most in, I hired a personal trainer to create monthly workouts I can do by myself at the gym, cause as much as I love her, I can’t afford her one on one’s. My workouts at the gym are for 3 times a week, and the rest of the days, I either run in the mornings, (Who am I?) or walk in the afternoon with my dog. 4) I work late, sometimes so I find any excuse to not cook, So For October I gave up Fast Food (forcing myself to cook), In November it’s Fast Food & cheese 🧀, and in December it’s Fast Food, Cheese and Bread. 5) Waking up early sucks for me so, I decided I would push myself to create a full routine as I NEED my 8 hours of sleep. My routine is to Be asleep/in bed going to sleep at 10:30pm every-night and wake up at 6am, 1 hour earlier than I am used to.

Now doing all of this hasn’t been easy, it has sucked, but I am committed, so committed that October was one of the most amazing months I have ever had, but then came November with the expectations and needs from other people, and I slacked off for 1 day, and said it’s fine tomorrow I will get back on track and now its November 20th and I fell of the boat, so bad that I even bought the “Girl Wash Your Face” Book by Rachel Hollis, as a tool to get me back on track, have I succeeded? hell no, I keep putting excuses and not prioritizing myself but I know that as long as I keep trying to get back on the boat, I am working towards the better version of my self.

Whats Next? Its the Wednesday 20th, We are one week away from Thanksgiving and I am not allowing this holiday to literally be the current pulling me away from the boat. So I promise this to you and myself. Today I will go jog for 30 minutes, I will drink 6 of my cups of water, and will not eat any fast food or cheese, and this will continue, and not stop.

I will check back in next week after the holidays and give you guys an updated!

Happy Thanksgiving!, Enjoy the food but eat healthy and drink your water!

Directly from the shark tank XOXO- Ada

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  • Mariangie (accountability partner) 😁😊
    November 26, 2019

    Love it!! ❤️ I am so, so proud of you!!
    Love you