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Returning to SparkPeople was one of the best decisions I made in 2012.

I hit my goal weight 12/31/12 and it was the best way to end the year. I maintained my goal weight all of 2013 and to celebrate it I joined the At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance team.

Motto for 2014: I am an adult! (And will therefore think and act like one, when my inner 3 year old wants to take over!)

January- 27/31 workout days; hit my daily steps count 30/31 days. ...
Returning to SparkPeople was one of the best decisions I made in 2012.

I hit my goal weight 12/31/12 and it was the best way to end the year. I maintained my goal weight all of 2013 and to celebrate it I joined the At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance team.

Motto for 2014: I am an adult! (And will therefore think and act like one, when my inner 3 year old wants to take over!)

January- 27/31 workout days; hit my daily steps count 30/31 days. Challenges: 30 Day Abs Challenge and no cookies all month.

February- 18/28 workout days; hit my daily steps count 27/28 days. Challenges: repeat 30 Day Abs Challenge- ended 2/13; day 11 of the challenge (I got really sick).
No Cookies, Chocolate, Cake, or Candy all month- I ingested 1 fortune cookie, I totally don't think of it as a cookie; and there's some debate about my ingestion of panCakes and pound Cake, because I don't count them as cake. I had nightmares that I ingested a gummy bear or an M&M and blew the challenge, but I did better than I thought!!

March- 31/31 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 31/31 days; Streak into Spring 21/21 days; eat 3 veggies a day 28/31 days; and go to the gym 4 days a week 4/4 weeks!

April- 24/30 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 24/30 days; 100 Happy Days- Days 1-30 were fun to share; go to the gym 4 days a week- 4/5 weeks (I caught a cold the final week); and NO 'little bits', 'just a bites', or 'just ones'- Every Saturday I would have a few bites of the boyfriends' pancakes, but did impressively well the rest of the week!

May- 25/31 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 28/31 days; Challenges: 100 Happy Days- days 31-61 in the bag; Hit new goal weight- not meant to be this month; 30 Day Abs Challenge- dropped this challenge early in the month; go to the gym 4 days a week- 1/4 weeks

June- 30/30 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 29/30 days; Challenges: 100 Happy Days- days 62-91 in the bag; Go to the gym 3 days/week- 1/4 weeks; Take a walk break at work- 21/21 days; Eat within range 6 days/week- 3/4 weeks; Inch closer to that new goal weight- didn't happen

July- 26/31 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 24/31 days; Finish 100 Happy Days- done; Emma Nutt Day Maintenance Challenge (with center weight of 122lbs)- missed the deadline for the final week in July; Go to the gym 3 days/week- 4/5 weeks; Eat within range 6 days/week- 4/5 weeks

August- 23/31 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 23/31 days; Go to the gym 3 days/week- 3/4 weeks; Eat within range 6 days/week- 0 weeks (sad, I know); Run at least 3 miles/week- 2/4 weeks; Eat only 1 chocolatey snack/day- 27/31 days, 3 days I didn't have any and 1 day I had 2.

September- 22/30 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 26/30 days; Go to the gym 4 days/week- 1/4 weeks; Eat within range 6 days/week- 2/4 weeks; US Election Day Maintenance Challenge (from 9/2 - 11/3) with a center weight of 121 lbs- maintained; Eat only one chocolate snack/day; Run at least 5 miles/week- 1/4 weeks (I hurt my right foot)

October- Go to the gym 3 days/week- 3/4 weeks; Use my mini-cycle on non-gym days- missed 4 days; US Election Day Maintenance Challenge (from 9/2 - 11/3) with a center weight of 121 lbs- maintained 120 lbs all month; Eat only one chocolate snack/day- went haywire 6 separate days; Eat within range 6 days/week- zero weeks

November- 21/30 workout days; hit my daily steps goal 19/30 days; Finish US Election Day Maintenance with center weight of 121 lbs- Ended at 120 lbs; Start Korean American Day Maintenance (11/11 - 1/12) with center weight of 120 lbs- Maintaining at 121 lbs; Go to the gym 3 days/week- 4/4 weeks; Eat 1 chocolatey snack/day- Did well all month except on Thanksgiving Day; Eat 1 pumpkiny snack/day- Did well all month except on Thanksgiving Day; Eat within range 6 days/week- I managed 5 days/week

December- Monthly Challenges: Korean American Day Maintenance with center weight of 120 lbs; Workout 4 days/week; Eat one 'treat-like' food a day; Eat within range 5/7 days/week
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Member Since: 4/21/2009

SparkPoints: 111,829

Fitness Minutes: 44,882

My Goals:
-Spark daily
-(repeat goal) Learn to swim (this may require therapy first)

-Reward myself for every month I maintain within my goal weight: 120 lbs (+/-3lbs):
~January (at goal weight)- workout clothes (bottoms)
~February (at goal weight)- running shoes
~March (2lbs)- Sephora spree
~April (2lbs)- first Rx sunglasses
~May (2lbs)- first swimsuit
~June (2lbs)- workout clothes (top half)
~July (1lb)-
~August (3lbs)-
~September (1lb)- new shoes
~October (at goal)-
~November (1 lb)-
~December ()-

My Program:
-Track everything
-Keep running:
~January- Virtual 5K New Year's Day (28:44)
~February- not a good running month
~March- just because 5K 3/30 (30)
~April- Easter 5K (29:40)
~May- not a running month
~June- 5K walk with lil sis (62:42)
~July- not a running month
~August- not a running (for speed) month
~September- Labor Day 5K (32:32)
~October- Pier to Pier Friendship Walk (not timed)
~November- Not a running month
~December-

Personal Information:
I call sunny Southern California home.
Although I joined SparkPeople in '09 I didn't give in to the process until 08/26/12, that's the day I consider my Sparkversary. (Thanks to ONEKIDSMOMs The Mud Run Story, for pulling me back in.)


Other Information:
-Can't wait to read about everyones' races (from first mile runs to marathons).

-Friend me on RunKeeper username: dalid414

-I still play Words with Friends, invite me to a game, I play all invites. Username: dalid414

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LUVTOBOWL
12/12/2014 11:25:11 AM

emoticon on having a featured blog Dee, you deserve it.

Have a great weekend!

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JIBBIE49
12/11/2014 11:00:00 AM

Back in the '70s there was a book that my therapist had me read about listening to my inner child, can't remember the name now, but there was the Adult Voice and the Kid Voice. emoticon So I understand about your 3 year old inner child and that kid doesn't care.



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TEENY_BIKINI
12/10/2014 9:44:37 AM

"Only when you HAVE to physically go outside for longer than 3 minutes"

Ahhh, yes. The old 30-minute rule. That's sage advice.

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ILOVEMALI
12/10/2014 1:32:07 AM

Keep breathing, Pal!!!



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SGTCUPCAKE
12/8/2014 9:41:48 PM

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Maybe they just don't like taking pictures



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