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Consistency, not perfection

My goal is to building consistency with the following habits:

1) Exercise for 10 minutes or more daily

2) Walk 30 minutes 3 times or more a week

3) Do yoga in the mornings to keep stress levels down

4) Eat 5 or more servings of fruits and veggies each day

5) Strength train 2 times or more a week

6) Plan menus weekly menu before grocery shopping

7) Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night

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My goal is to building consistency with the following habits:

1) Exercise for 10 minutes or more daily

2) Walk 30 minutes 3 times or more a week

3) Do yoga in the mornings to keep stress levels down

4) Eat 5 or more servings of fruits and veggies each day

5) Strength train 2 times or more a week

6) Plan menus weekly menu before grocery shopping

7) Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night

8) Drink at least 64 ounces of water each day

9) Forgive myself when I don't follow my plan "perfectly"

My plan is to focus on one item each month until it becomes a habit, then I focus on the next item. That way I won't become so overwhelmed and each habit will become ingrained in my life. June 2014 my focus was on getting at least 10 minutes of exercise a day not matter what. I did not reach that goal so it is time to forgive myself and try again.

I got a new job in July so my focus has been there for the past couple of months.

It is now September 9, 2014. My goal this month is to set a 30 day streak of at least 10 minutes of exercise a day and to track my progress on the SparkPeople fitness tracker. My plan is to walk my dog, Libby, every day. That way both she and I get our exercise in. She really loves to go on walks and I don't want to disappoint her.

My Fastrack goals are:

1) Eat a healthy breakfast: 1 x / day
2) Walk my dog: 1 x / day
3) Read from a motivating story or book each day : 1x / day

One day down, 29 to go.
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Member Since: 4/26/2007

SparkPoints: 24,301

Fitness Minutes: 3,327

My Goals:
Short term -
Lose 6 pounds by July 31, 2014.

Mid term -
Participate in a 5K walk/run by July 30, 2014

Long term -
Weigh 145 pounds by
January 30, 2016.

My Program:
1) Exercise for at least 10 minutes daily

2) Walk 30 minutes at least 3 times a week

3) Do yoga in the mornings to keep stress levels down

4) Eat at least 5 fruits and veggies a day.

5) Strength training at 2 times a week

6) Plan menus weekly menu before grocery shopping

7) Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night

8) Drink at least 64 ounces of water each day

Personal Information:
My name is Dawn.
I live in Southwest Missouri.


Other Information:
Really enjoy reading books. Reading books by Diane Mott Davidson at the moment.

Before that it was the Agatha Raisin series by M.C. Beaton and the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich.

Currently on a Doctor Who kick. Watching season 4 this week.

I enjoy romantic comedy movies. I try to watch things that make me happy.

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5/19/2015 10:56:09 AM


T -think positive

O - open your heart to others

D - do something for yourself

A - aim for 1 goal

Y - yell I LOVE YOU to someone.




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