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With the friend who already has lost a person... I will do it too!




Aug 1 - goal #1 met


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Finally time to take the step, have been semi-seriously dieting for last year or so. Have increased my exercise also over the last year, but neither consistently enough. Even having a buddy didn't really seem to help. Now, she has dropped half a person, and I'm still stuck... This is going to change... starting today!

Update:
It's decidely weird to have people comment that I look better. I only started this seriously maybe a month ago... and am getting lots of positive feedback: nice glasses, love your new hair cut, have you lost weight? I just am discovering that I don't really know how to respond. I like the positive attention, but it's so atypical that it's confusing as well. Guess I'll just have to get used to it :)

Update:
I've almost met my 1st goal!! Can't believe that it looks like it's working. Still find myself needing to "catch up" on calories at night (b/c I didn't eat enough), but I'm doing it... and IT's WORKING!! Have started challenge #2, to keep the impetus going!


Member Since: 5/24/2009

Fitness Minutes: 12,000

My Goals:
Weighed 133 lbs at high school graduation, but was told I was "Too fat"... my ideal body weight is about 125 lbs... want to get below 150 and come close to looking like I did then... but this time I am going to enjoy it!

REWARDS:
End of Fast Break:
- new work out clothes

Down 15 lbs (7/13):
- New swimsuit

Down 25 lbs (9/1??):
- New workout shoes

Down 45 lbs (12/1??):
- TBA

At goal weight:
- New computer AND new wardrobe


Want to get to a healthy BMI, say 22.5.


PROGRESS:
6/7/09 - End of fast break, down 5 lbs; reward: new sweat pants
7/13/09 - Down 15 lbs: new swim suit


My Program:
Swimming M/W and Sat, eliptical glider and/or walking + weights on Tu/Th/Sun

Keeping calories within goal range.

Drinking lots of water (my only beverage).



Personal Information:
Currently in Missouri, before lived in Texas where I will probably return to at some point in the future.


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"I can do anything through God who strengthens me!"

Phil 4:13




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  • v ABRANNEWME2014
    Hello and welcome to the Better Sleep Challenge Team......glad to have you join us...If you haven't done so already please stop by and introduce yourself to the team....we look forward to getting to know you better.....Follow the action steps on the teams home page and hopefully you'll be sleeping better in no time

    Tema


    2125 days ago
  • v IZZYBEBOP
    emoticon for adding me as your emoticon ...I added you too. If there's ever any fitness advice I can give you, let me know. In addition to being here on SP, I'm also on TBB (same user name).

    Best of luck with your goals! emoticon

    Susan (Leader of several teams, Spark People Motivator and online fitness coach)
    2239 days ago
  • v LAPOCHITICA
    Howdy!
    So I finally read your comment after how many months? Sorry about that! I forgot I had a sparkpage! Aggieland is great, as usual. It will be even better once finals are over. Thank you so much for your compliment about the blog. I am thrilled to hear how many people are now interested in ZeFronk!
    2424 days ago
  • v MSTINKERBELL
    Thanks for swinging by my page. How's are things holding up for you?

    PS. I love the mountains. The views are to die for!
    2529 days ago
  • v MSTINKERBELL
    Thanks for the positive feedback on my blog!
    2532 days ago
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