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Time to get Real!!!

I just turned 49 and I'm determined to be the healthiest and happiest I've ever been when I hit the big 50 next December. So, for me it's back to basics. Healthy eating, regular exercise, and tracking. I've lost and gained a lot of weight over the past 15 years and I will continue to start this journey over (and over and over and over) until I get it right! I've always focused on wanting to be a certain weight or wear a certain size. As I've gotten older I've started to realize that feeling ...
I just turned 49 and I'm determined to be the healthiest and happiest I've ever been when I hit the big 50 next December. So, for me it's back to basics. Healthy eating, regular exercise, and tracking. I've lost and gained a lot of weight over the past 15 years and I will continue to start this journey over (and over and over and over) until I get it right! I've always focused on wanting to be a certain weight or wear a certain size. As I've gotten older I've started to realize that feeling happy and healthy are more important than a number on the scale. So, I'm starting over, with the ultimate goal of achieving a healthy and active lifestyle, and I plan to enjoy the journey :) Who's ready to join me?
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Member Since: 8/19/2009

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My Goals:
My ultimate goal is to reach and maintain a healthy weight and an active lifestyle once and for all!!



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1) Complete the 10 minute daily exercise challenge

2) Track food and fitness daily

3) Drink at least (8) 8 oz glasses of water/day

4) Try at least 1 new healthy recipe per week

5) Write a weekly gratitude list

6) Complete the FIT Challenge 5K mud run on 4/5/2014

My Program:
Getting back to basics like healthier food choices, plenty of water, and tracking food and fitness.

I'm trying to get back into a regular fitness routine. I'm starting with the 10 minute daily exercise challenge, using my elliptical or recumbent bike.
I also got hand weights and resistance bands for Christmas and I plan to put them to good use! I'll be focusing on core and upper body strength training to prepare the FIT challenge mud run!!!

Personal Information:
I'm an RN and mom to 3 beautiful girls, 25, 22, and 14 and grandma to a beautiful, healthy baby boy. We live in Southeastern Massachusetts, about half way between Boston and Cape Cod. I love to travel, cook, read, and crochet. I'm also in school, working towards a dual Master's in Nursing and Health Administration.



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I've struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember and have tried every diet under the sun!! My weight has yo-yo'd from 135 - 235 since the birth of my youngest daughter 14 years ago. I am determined to conquer this demon!!

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SSDCQUINCY
2/14/2011 9:54:23 AM

My 2/14 exercise plan is to walk on the Wii for 20 min before work (DONE) and do 20 min of cardio after work!!!



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SSDCQUINCY
2/13/2011 7:59:16 PM

Thank you so much for your support!! I didn't do so good with my fresh start today, but tomorrow is a new day!! I like the idea of posting our work out plans each day. I am fine putting it the page if you are? Thanks again.



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2/12/2011 8:33:22 PM

Thank you so much for the goodie and the support. I am trying to get head back into spark. I need a work out buddy do bad. Are you close to Quincy MA?? LOL I will try and check into return the favor. Thanks again.



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