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I WILL, I WON'T, I WANT

Arriving at a goal weight, and learning to maintain that healthy weight, takes some effort.

Some?

Okay, a lot!

I'm almost there. I'm within 5 pounds of my goal. It has taken me 2 years to lose those 60 pounds. I've learned a thing or two along the way.

I know that in order to maintain that loss, I have to work just as hard as I did to lose it.

I need to know what I WANT. I want health. I want energy. I want to look my best and ...
Arriving at a goal weight, and learning to maintain that healthy weight, takes some effort.

Some?

Okay, a lot!

I'm almost there. I'm within 5 pounds of my goal. It has taken me 2 years to lose those 60 pounds. I've learned a thing or two along the way.

I know that in order to maintain that loss, I have to work just as hard as I did to lose it.

I need to know what I WANT. I want health. I want energy. I want to look my best and feel my best.

In order to achieve those things, I WILL continue my exercise, I WILL improve my nutrition, and I WILL stay engaged in the process through my accountability to various challenges and teams. I WILL pick my self up when set-backs happen, and I WILL surround myself with positive and supportive people. I'll make it fun!

I WON'T give up. I WON'T return to old habits. I WON'T decide I don't care anymore.

I WILL, I WON'T, I WANT!!!

It's all within my power.

It's all within my choice.

And I can and will reach and maintain my goal!
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Member Since: 1/25/2010

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My Goals:
Gain health and energy and vitality!

Find joy in the journey!

Original goal:
Lose 50 pounds!
*Halfway there! 3/3/13
*Down 35 8/29/13
*Lost 50 pounds by 12/18/13! Reassessing my goal.

*Aiming for 60 lb loss - then MAINTAIN!


My Program:
Cardio - 250-300 minutes per week

Strength Training - 2 times per week

Stay engaged by signing up for Challenges ... and participating fully!

Develop a nutrition plan, and stick to it!

Personal Information:
50+ years old
Happily married to my best friend!
Mom of 4 wonderful adult children!


Other Information:
I work full-time as a Dental Assistant, love to eat fresh produce and fruit from the garden (when the critters don't get to it first!), would like to quilt again someday, and remodel my home. We can always dream, right?

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FITNHEALTHYKAL
11/15/2014 6:38:40 PM

Hey you. Still doing Beck? emoticon Are you in the BLC or you aren't this round? Take a step back and just breathe k? We're headed into the season when it gets even more frenetic. What are your Thanksgiving plans? BIBO (breathe in - breathe out). emoticon



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STEVEN2GO2
10/28/2014 10:28:45 PM

Steps,

Actually the next year I had the chance again with Michele & Paul, who live in Moab Utah. This time I did use my legs. I had rented shoes which pinched my toes and caused a lot of pain. I plan next to buy shoes for climbing which will fit and be comfortable for my feet, so next time, I will not have discomfort!

If you take look at my spark page pictures, the day before when we went canyoneering, which I really enjoyed. The next day I attempted to climb again. This time I made it about 80% to the top.

My motto is 'DON'T GIVE UP!"

emoticon and next time I hope I can say emoticon

Steven



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FITNHEALTHYKAL
10/14/2014 10:49:25 AM

emoticon for sharing forward that wonderful blog entry today!

LOVE your page. Days now until I'm there reveling in a little bit of God's artwork!



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FITNHEALTHYKAL
9/20/2014 6:20:01 AM

emoticon emoticon emoticon eRO!

YOU have been caught being and doing good! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

YOU are a bright and shining emoticon and a emoticon


http://youtu.be/FOTZJ8EFgpk

emoticon for all you do! emoticon



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CHERIONE
9/14/2014 8:55:03 PM

I'm going to miss one of my favorite mocha sisters!



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