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Hi, I'm Christy. I'm 26 and live in VA. I'm not really here to lose weight, but am working on making healthy eating and exercise into a habit. I just ran my first half marathon and am looking to find a new weekly workout routine where I won't get bored. I am highly motivated by beating my own PRs, so my rewards are all based on fitness accomplishments.

Goals:
**Do 50 consecutive pushups (Reward- use my massage gift certificate)
**Run 1 mile in under 7 minutes ...
Hi, I'm Christy. I'm 26 and live in VA. I'm not really here to lose weight, but am working on making healthy eating and exercise into a habit. I just ran my first half marathon and am looking to find a new weekly workout routine where I won't get bored. I am highly motivated by beating my own PRs, so my rewards are all based on fitness accomplishments.

Goals:
**Do 50 consecutive pushups (Reward- use my massage gift certificate)
**Run 1 mile in under 7 minutes (Reward- running gadget TBD)
**Touch my nose to my knee when stretching (Reward- use my other massage gift certificate)

Without stopping...
**Run 1 mile- Accomplished 6.18.12!
**Run 2 miles (Reward- new running shorts): Accomplished 7.3.12!
**Run 3 miles (Reward- new hiking shorts): Accomplished 9.2.12!
**Run 4 miles (Reward- jeans- $3 at the thrift store!): Accomplished 9.8.12!
**Run 5 miles- (Reward- ??)Accomplished 9.30.12!
**Run 6 miles (Reward- Sign up for my 1st 1/2 Marathon- April 14, 2013!)- Accomplished 10.11.12!
**Run a 5k in under 25 minutes (Reward- plan a date night with my husband!)



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CLRWILLIAMS25 's mom has shaved 15 minutes off of our 3 miles walk/runs since we started going together! NSV for mom (GETMYSELFBACK1)!
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Member Since: 10/12/2011

SparkPoints: 29,488

Fitness Minutes: 23,067

My Goals:
-Stay within calorie limit 7 days per week
-Get some visible abs!
-Be able to run a 5k without walking DONE
-Be able to run a 10k without walking DONE




My Program:
Right now:
-Run 2-3x/week
-fitnessblender.com videos
-yoga 2-3x/week
-get as much movement throughout the day as possible


Personal Information:
Height: 5'3"
Age: 26

Longest run without stopping: 11 miles
Fastest mile ever: 7:34

Currently streaking... 10 minutes of daily exercise!

Other Information:
I love camping, hiking, festivals, grilling out with friends, making soup, cooking in general, reading, crafting, the beach, multi-tasking and RUNNING!



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HUSKERLAND3
1/23/2014 9:40:39 AM

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IAMZBEE
1/14/2014 11:31:09 AM

1) I followed the pita bread recipe from smitten kitchen: http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/03/pit
a-bread/

2) To be honest, I'm just trying to think positive. Without going into too much detail... There have been some unnecessary stressors in my life over the past year or 2 that I have determined was a result of having negative thoughts run the show. When I was able to stand back and reflect on the situation, i realized that I was displaying a person that I didn't like nor believe it. The first step I took was blocking out when someone started to be negative (I have a coworker who just tends to find the negative and bad in just about everything). Next, I started to be mindful of my thought process. Every single time that I would go into a negative thought rant, I would FORCE myself to look at the positive (ie. Negative: stress and uncertainty at work; positive: I have a job, medical insurance, and people who give me challenging projects to grow myself).

I'm hoping to take this new found positivity into the new year as I am a FIRM believer that you get from the universe what you put out. And... it takes a lot less energy to be happy than to be mad or depressed, especially if they are things that you can't control. emoticon



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IRP1114
1/13/2014 11:22:33 AM

Thanks for stopping by to comment on my blogs!

I hope you get tons of motivation from your new hr monitor ; )! It can be very motivating to see good numbers.

I need to step up my efforts and get myself as motivated as I was during that time you just mentioned between holidays! You are so right I was very determined at that time. Not easy getting 100% back in that mind set for some reason but I know that is what I need!

Let's make it a great week! emoticon

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SDLEE514
12/16/2013 3:59:26 PM

Thanks for your comments on my blog! Great ideas; the bf did suggest bringing the cat to his parent's house, but they have a dog and I'm not sure that would go over well. But maybe my parents will be gracious and watch the cat and I can still take a little break and go up there. And yes, I think trying to get even small workouts in will be key!

Thanks again for your comments, and happy holidays! emoticon

p.s. for the record, I have not had pepper jelly and wheat thins in I don't know how long! But I appreciate that you know what my guilty triggers are lol



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IAMZBEE
12/3/2013 9:24:36 AM

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Yes, you *MUST* find the sugar cookie tea. I'll be honest though-- i've only been able to find it at Target so far. And yes, Maurice's is a chain. It's kinda one of those hidden gem stores... not a lot of people know about it, but once you do... you're hooked!! LOL!!! www.maurices.com emoticon



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