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Happy Thanksgiving! :)

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Sleep:
slept in, it was nice.. it rained this morning so we stayed in bed longer 'cause we could

I'm thinking that I'm gonna' drop some of my shifts at the gym so I can get better sleep. I was thinking that it was helping me with my training 'cause I was getting in a lot of the pushups, etc. in-between things there early in the day... but I was also not getting enough sleep over time. The lack of sleep has affected my training and the rest of my life, so I don't think it's worth it. I've tried various ways of making it work, but nothing really has. We'll see if cutting back on my shifts is enough to make it work, otherwise I might have to quit completely. Too bad, 'cause I like that job, like the people and all...

Food:
lunch: lotsa bananas
dinner: hodge-podge of stuff at Thanksgiving living food potluck, probably too many ingredients to list, heh, oh well, it's once a year

Here are some pictures (click 'em to enlarge):
This is the turke…

Raw Food Thanksgivings of recent past...

Someone asked me on Facebook about what my Thanksgiving menu looks like these days and I looked up the pics and posts about my past Thanksgivings to answer...

I figure they should be all in one place for any of y'all that are looking for that too, so I added some targets in my old journals to get directly to those posts and have compiled this list for you of them for easier reference. I also created a new blogging label for "holiday food" for those of you who search for things that way. Here are the Thanksgivings so far:

Thanksgiving 2002 - posts about it actually start a couple of days before (on Tues.), so you might want to scroll up for that too...
Thanksgiving 2003
Thanksgiving 2004 - oops, missing for now (if I find it, I'll add it to the logs & come back to this post and edit it to link to it...
Thanksgiving 2005
Thanksgiving 2006
Thanksgiving 2007 - Um.. I think that one's not gonna' be found or recalled. I don't think I took pics that year. Went to…

11-14-09 Happy to be alive! :) Food/produce video too...

Sleep:
almost caught up now! Yay! :)

Food:
breakfast: the rest of the melon we got Wed. (see video)
brunch: equivalent of 12 or 13 bananas (was more, but eating around bad spots and all)
lunch: about the same as lunch in bananas again...

the rest is TBD... probably have the last 2 bags of garbanzo sprouts as snack w/son when watching SGU with him, then salad and/or tat tsai with avocado and lemon juice dressing or dip

We took a video of the food we got this week and put it on my Facebook account. I'm embedding it here (below) too for y'all. :)

Exercise:
5 sets so far of:
   15 reps. each of pushups
   10 reps. each of jump lunges
   10 reps. each of jump squat foot clap thingies
2 sets of:
   30 reps. each on Leg Magic
   10 reps. each of knee-up with a little shoulder lift
4 sets of:
   1 rep. of assisted chin-ups

I plan to do 5 more sets of the first group (pushups, etc.) and one more chin-up throughout the day. I'm done with the middle group as far as my goal for today i…