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I had a baby in December 2009, and after struggling for two years, I finally lost all the "baby" fat thanks to SP. Prior to that victory, I rejoined in June 2012 with a lot of enthusiasm and commitment. I am still incorporating healthy eating practices, without becoming a dieting lunatic. My ultimate goals are to get into a healthy weight range and continue to achieve healthy eating and exercise goals.

I am finally regaining my balance after an injury and business set-back. ...
I had a baby in December 2009, and after struggling for two years, I finally lost all the "baby" fat thanks to SP. Prior to that victory, I rejoined in June 2012 with a lot of enthusiasm and commitment. I am still incorporating healthy eating practices, without becoming a dieting lunatic. My ultimate goals are to get into a healthy weight range and continue to achieve healthy eating and exercise goals.

I am finally regaining my balance after an injury and business set-back. Thank God!
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MARIAJESTRADA overate yesterday by 300 calories, but sure has a lot of energy today! Doing morning cardio.
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Member Since: 7/6/2010

SparkPoints: 30,682

Fitness Minutes: 37,556

My Goals:
My goal is to maintain this program for the long term and never stop focusing on good health. My quantitative goal is to get to a healthy B.M.I.

My Program:
*My goal is to eat 1700 calories a day. I was eating 1300 and was told that was too little, so I am trying something new.

*I work out at least five times a week, now, 30 to 45 minutes of cardio, 40 to 45 minutes of ST (I alternate muscle groups), and 20 to 30 minutes of ab work.

*I am also using the sauna every time I go to the gym for about 20 minutes.

Daily Goals:

(1) Make the best possible food choices or eat less than 1700 calories a day.

(2) Add good things into your diet.

(3) Stop eating when full, not stuffed.

(4) Exercise at least 30 to 60 minutes, at least 5 times a week. ST 5 times a week.

(5) Drink water at work or home on weekends.

(6) Move all day, teach standing up, and get up every hour.

(7) Lenten Goal: Pray every day for 10 minutes/read scripture.

Personal Information:
I am happily married and have a lovely four year old for a son. My husband is incredibly supportive and puts up with me experimenting to figure things out.

I am considering getting a personal trainer to maximize my cardio.

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SWEETNEEY
4/18/2014 1:14:04 AM

I'm feeling a bit nauseous &very hungry. I need more structure like adding in the protein but its like I'm stuck on week 1 of the plan. Been to Me in 2009 in the summer it was wonderfully mild weather & the clam chowder & crab cakes were todie for . I'm in NM for a Marathon but will sleep as much as I can for sure



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HEALTHY-SPARK
4/17/2014 6:48:21 PM

Thanks for the SparkGoodie -- sometimes it's just tough to stay on track when it seems like chaos is unfolding around you! Ugh. I'm trying though. :-)



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SWEETNEEY
4/17/2014 8:47:30 AM

Thanks Maria - I think I am mentally exhausted. I have modified the detox programme - I am not following it in the evening, because I've not planned properly. The only thing I have programmed is the smoothies/fruit in the morning, salad for lunch. When I am on programme i have the salad for dinner and some salmon. But because I haven't shopped properly, I had no more salmon, so I ate a hamburger patty one evening. I feel like I could use about 1 week of sleep.



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68ANNE
4/15/2014 8:38:59 PM

Every time I adjust my fitness settings, my calorie allowances change to reflect the added movement. I wonder why yours didn't. BTW I have the old calorie/fitness tracker.



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THIN133
4/14/2014 9:34:28 PM

At least you got a good 15 minutes in .That's great. Sometimes the more intense your workout is..it can burn more calories :) so feel.good about that 15 minutes of hard work :)



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