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I am 58 years old, live in the northern tip of NH, have been married to to my DH for 30 years and have a son who will graduate from culinary arts school as a chef and a pastry chef.

I had a hip replacement a year ago. My has increased 100 fold and it's incredible. I have discovered hiking and love it.

My goals have changed a lot lately. I have learned that that it isn't about weight loss, the the journey to a healthier lifestylye. I am also learning to like the person on the inside. She is someone that I want to get to know and never knew. I have goals that aren't about weight, exercise or nutrition related which is totally new for me.

My goals for this Spring Challenge are:
1 Be able to hike at more.

2. Walk a 5K.

3. Use the birthday gift my parents gave me (a local atlas) to check out the local trails.
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My long term goals are:
1. To get upto a calorie range of of 1300 (or slightly less)-1650 calories a day.

2. I will log everything I eat (good or bad). I will also strive to increase my fiber intake.

3. I will track my fitness on a daily basis.

4. I will do 60 minutes of cardio on good days and no more than 15 minutes on not so good days - 6 days a week-no excuses. Anything extra is a bonus!

5. I will strength train a minimum of 3 times a week-no excuses.

6. I will work to improve my mobility issues and become stronger along the way.

7. I will make every effort to reach my 5% goal
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8. I blog at least 1 times a week.

10. I will post these goals in a place where I can see them on a daily basis.

11. I will weigh-in weekly.


Embrace the Future
If you're busy hugging the past, you can't embrace the future. Don't let the past kidnap your future.
Noah benShea


Member Since: 5/8/2010

Fitness Minutes: 76,535

My Goals:
1. Learn to see the person hiding inside!

2. To reach my goal weight of 160 pounds. I will see how I feel when I reach that weight about going further.

3. Fit into a size 12 (or smaller) jeans .

4. Swim 10 laps with ease.

5. Complete the Spring 5% Challenge and lose 5% of my body weight.


My Program:
I have started tracking all the food I eat each day. Quite an eye opener let me tell you.

I joined the local gym and will begin circuit training there. I will also do weight training and use the lap pool on alternating days.



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MaryAnn
Colebrook, NH

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Favorite authors:
Nora Roberts/JD Robb
Iris Johannsen
James Patterson
Tami Hoag

Favorite Hobbies:
Walking
Hiking
Kayaking
Quilting
Reading
Any type of needlework.




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  • v DEBBY4576
    So glad you suffered no major damage to yourselves! What a shock to have a normal day turn to an awful one. Take it easy and heal, both of you! You are very lucky.
    36 days ago
  • v NEWSTARTGIRL
    Hope you and your husband are not feeling too much pain today. Take care of each other! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    36 days ago
  • v DOG_MOM
    I am so sorry to hear about your car accident. I hope you feel better quickly. emoticon
    36 days ago
  • v 1BEARWIFE
    Oh BLAST!!! I am so sorry to hear of your and your DH's car accident. I know you must be in shock as well as pain. I hope your minds and bodies heal rapidly, and that you won't have any problems getting another car.

    I'll light a candle of healing for you, and keep it going until I hear from you that all is well.

    My love and prayers,
    Sandy emoticon
    36 days ago
  • v SOOKIE
    "The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow." ~Seth Godin

    Stopping by to wish my fellow challenge leader much success as we finish out this summer challenge.

    Sookie, WL
    Champions in the Kitchen

    62 days ago
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