HOPEFULHIPPO   49,388
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2015: Me Under Construction

Been on Spark awhile. Now to take the habits and information learned and put into action!
Been on Spark awhile. Now to take the habits and information learned and put into action!


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 current weight: 179.4 
 
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Member Since: 7/22/2009

SparkPoints: 49,388

Fitness Minutes: 17,686

My Goals:
2015 goals and dates:

1) 21 day fix:


weight mini goals:

165

My Program:
Just finished up the C25 program with my bestie and now we are going to continue running (one run a month) and begin our Beachbody programs.

Currently: 21 day fix

Personal Information:
I can't sleep with my feet covered.

I am addicted to coffee.

I am legally blind/deaf, and although it takes me three times as long, I still say I can do it.

I'm in school for fun. I've earned my Associates!

I love to color my hair frequently and want to try hot pink when I get my goal weight. (or maybe blue?)



Other Information:
Native Washingtonian
but loving California!!

Learning to be me through you :o)

I want to collect high heel shoes, even if I can't wear them. I have three so far!

My life Theme song: Time Stand Still (rush)





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ENDUROVET

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2015 Spring 5% ...

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Happy Herbivore




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SEPTEMBERSPIRIT
6/1/2015 11:41:24 AM

My vision board was done in January (I have a pic of it in my blog now and on my SP page)... I may update it again... as a means of refreshing my June Year Resolution like you!! emoticon



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CAROL_31649731
5/29/2015 12:48:40 PM

Little mini-challenge for you: Can you name 2 songs you can listen to the next time you need to brighten your mood?

Think about the music on your playlist and pick at least 2 songs that are proven mood-brighteners for you. They can be upbeat, slow-tempo, or anything in between . . . as long as they put a smile on your face! Keep them in mind for the next time you need a quick pick-me-up. Music has a proven effect on well-being! It can lift your mood, boost energy, and stimulate positive thinking. It can even help relax you at the end of a long day or during a stressful situation. emoticon




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CAROL_31649731
5/22/2015 2:34:54 PM

Food-for-thought this week:

Diets have a start and a finish, but a lifestyle change will last forever. Imagine yourself where you want to be, and that is where you will go. Being mindful about your eating can help you stay focused on your weight loss plan. As you eat, pay close attention to all your senses. Use your tongue to feel the texture of the food, gauge its temperature, and take a whiff of the aroma. Ask yourself if it is something that is really satisfying your taste buds. Every choice is yours to make!




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CAROL_31649731
5/16/2015 12:53:02 AM

Try this little "trick" this week . . . the “1 Times 10 Trick”

Find 10 opportunities during the day to raise your heart rate for just 1 minute at a time. You can do anything for only 1 minute, right? You’ll burn as many as 300-400 extra calories a day by doing this little trick alone!!! emoticon emoticon



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CAROL_31649731
5/8/2015 11:23:31 PM

Little mini-challenge for you this week! Hopefully, you’ll be reminded of this every day, when you check your sparkpage:

Tone up—without leaving the comfort of your bed! Before getting out of bed each morning, spend just a few minutes doing exercises (or stretches). The softer surface of a mattress forces your muscles to work harder, for stability and balance. Try hip raises (bridges), bicycle-abs, the clam, side-twists (while sitting up, maybe add arm circles to that one). Don’t forget stretches, too. A great one would be pulling your knees towards your chest (good for sciatica). We’ll call it---Fitness for Lazy Days! emoticon emoticon



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