"Fall down seven times, get up eight."
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."
"The present is what slips past us while we're pondering the past and worrying about the future"
"Don’t lie to yourself about your exercise and food choices. If you eat some empty calories, that’s totally fine, but don’t convince yourself that you didn’t have that much or that you are undoing it at the gym. Own your decisions and don’t feel ashamed."
~Amber H. (Lost 50+ lbs.)
1. Lose 40 lbs by 6.21.2015
2. Maintain my newly healthy back through daily fitness activities:
~Walk 20 min. 5x/week
~PT exercises 5x/week
~Strength routine 2x/week
3. Walk 5K event by 6.30.15
4. Make healthy choices each day:
~Stay w/in calorie range
*Re-started January 2012
*Re-started January 2015
Slow but sure, one day at a time.
Whole grain carbs; heavy on veggies; protein from beans, eggs, seafood, tofu; no/low meat and dairy
Gradually increase speed and distance for walking
Build up strength program
From Albuquerque NM, by way of Western NY and San Francisco.
After 15 years of chronic pain, I'm grateful I found a successful surgical solution. I spent 2014 healing and now I want to get fit so I can enjoy the rest of my life to the fullest.
Interested in alternative therapies, i.e. acupuncture, massage, trigger point and herbal/supplement therapies.
Love to read, newspapers, magazines, fiction, non-fiction. Gardening, travel, movies. No kids, 3 nephews, and 2 cats (Neenya and Bella)
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| Pounds lost: 14.0