Me back in 2006 - My goal waist size (27 in this pic).
::::Countdown to Building the New Me::::
1. Form better habits.
2. Focus on college more/no procrastination.
3. Follow my Swami Blood Type Diet.
4. Drink more water.
5. Stop Smoking.
1. Run more (five 5k's by December).
2. Meditate more.
3. "Summer Fitness" with friends.
4. Think positive thoughts.
5. Be grateful.
1. Plan ahead more.
2. Be outside more - even in winter!
3. Lose 50 lbs by my birthday.
4. Be more independent.
5. Read more.
1. Be strong (mentally and physically).
2. Try new things.
3. Be more optimistic.
4. Prepare for University.
5. Love myself more.
::::Over All Goals::::
1. Lose the 50 lbs of fat, and gain lean muscle.
2. Be a mentor (or at least inspire someone).
3. Live longer because of healthy habits.
4. Commit and Conquer for the rest of my life.
5. Love life and my tribe to the the fullest.
My goal at first wasn't really to lose a TON of weight, but rather to just feel good in my own skin. With that said, its hard to do when my body is my worst enemy. But now with some research and motivation, I'm giving full blown exercise another try. I'm mainly doing Tracy Anderson's Metamorphosis workout videos and lifting weights (because I want to have that slim and toned body builder look) until I can get the majority of the weight off. Once that happens and my joints wont be as helpless, I want to learn MMA, and try my hand at running a marathon.
Those are my ultimate fitness goals, and I don't know if I can achieve them, but I have my whole life ahead of me to try. And that's enough inspiration for me. If you'd like to someone to talk to, to keep motivated or for advice, I'm here for ya. Just drop me a line. God bless.
I have many goals, but my biggest is to look as strong as I feel on the inside. Being a person who suffers from Fibromyalgia I think that my body should really portray how I really feel, and that's STRONG! I'm a fighter! I don't let the daily pain get to me, I don't let people walk over me, I've dealt with a lot and its only made me an even tougher chick and I'm damn proud of it!!
- T. A.'s Meta videos
- Lifting weights
- Run, run, run
- Eat right
- Drink plenty of water
My name is Melinda, born and raised in Alabama. But hope to be moving to Tennessee soon for my University training. I'm 26 and already falling apart - I have Fibromyalgia, Gastroparesis, Minor Bipolar, PMDD, EBV, Insomnia with Sleep Apnea, Exercise-Induced Asthma and considered obese.
I have a lot of hobbies lol. Some of them include: Knitting, photography, crocheting, hiking, camping, jogging, lifting weights, and of course I gotta have my music and movies lol.
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