December’s Fitness Challenge, day 16

Once again I am challenging myself to 100 crunches a day in December.

I am generally a very joyful person, but without enough Vitamin D (i.e. sunshine), I find myself in an emotional slump… which can lead to me finding a “pick me up” with a cookie (or 4).

While I do things (like take extra vitamin D and exercise to create endorphins), it sometimes isn’t enough.

This article suggests using light therapy to help beat the winter blues… My dad’s mom, Nonna, used to have a full spectrum lamp & used it during the winter months.  She especially used it more as she got older and couldn’t get outside as much.

Do you have one? How do you like it?

 

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Kristi aka FiberFool - December 16, 2011 - 3:07 pm

I have full spectrum bulbs in a few lamps that I use fairly regularly. Partially because they help when knitting with darker yarns. I’ve been contemplating a therapeutic full spectrum lamp though. I just don’t know how to choose one.

Jen - June 29, 2012 - 7:41 am

Hey, I am here to tell you that you have inspired me to do this challenge (: i have a question, what kind of crunches did you do to get results like this? thankssss

Heather - June 29, 2012 - 9:35 am

I did side , middle & other side… usually ten in a row then switch. I kept it very simple!

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