PROVERBS31JULIA
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Reading some blogs and other articles recently - my head is not sure how or what to do next in terms of "setting goals"...

But maybe...
*hiking
*photography
*art

Getting more focused on doing (or re-doing) those activities back into my life??


Member Since: 8/8/2007

Fitness Minutes: 62,413

My Goals:
I've never really been at a "normal" weight for my age. It's difficult to "picture" what I would actually look like when I reach goal. More importantly is how will I feel about myself when I reach goal? Will it frighten me? I know I will feel better. There was a brief time in high school where I lost 30 pounds and was pretty close to goal weight but still 15-20 pounds over what the "chart guessers" thought. Yet I remember how energetic I felt, how awesome it felt to try on smaller pants, guessing at size, only to discover that they also were TOO BIG, and going down to a smaller size. Really cool. So I want that feeling again.

I've see various relatives struggling in their 70's and 80's because they made poor choices in their diet, didn't exercise, and they are having an awful time. Yet, I do see some friends in their 80's and 90's who are really ROCKIN', in great health, energetic, and I want to be that way when I'm in my 80's or 90
http://www.nwcr.ws/


My Program:
Well, so far, the program is to just get this set up and figure out what is what, decide what to do, get some sleep, GET OFF THE INTERNET (including the wonderfully fun websites like this one!), and get some SLEEP!

EAT VEGGIES! I love them, but why won't I stop and prepare them for myself?

Go WALK and WALK/RUN

GET REBOUNDER SET UP!!

Do 15 minutes of DeCluttering 4-6 days a week (FlyLady!)

Okay, I'm not done with this list now. But I'm giving myself permission to stop here and revisit it later. It shouldn't go away anytime soon, as long as SparkGuy has enough squirrels running on the electric generators to keep powering the computers holding all of the SparkPeople pages!!

Then I can update this later with more profound coherent goals.



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*I'm north of Wichita, KS not far - if that's where you are, drop me a note! Maybe we can walk??
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* Watch your thoughts; they become words;*
* Watch your words; they become actions;*
* Watch your actions; they become habits;*
* Watch your habits; they become character;*
* Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.*

** Lao-Tze, Chinese Philosopher**




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  • v FERRETLOVER1
    Awwwwwww-thanks!
    5 days ago
  • v MARIAFO1
    Thanks for the advice. Had a look at Keto and will be watching my protein. Generally, I'm not too bad but it's something I will be keeping an eye on. Thanks again.
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    ps not sure how much fat? or is high ok?
    6 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/29/2016 4:48:13 AM
  • v TAMIP62
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am so looking forward to the vivoactive hr watch. I have a fitness watch now, but it doesn't do nearly as much as the garmin one does.It does fit fine with lots of room to expand, so a regular size is probably good for most wrists. I don't know what your wrist circumference is or if you've had a problem with regular size fitness watches before, but, the garmin one is the only one I've ever seen with two sizes. That might help you with sizing. Here is the sizing that I found on Amazon's page for the watch: Regular Band for a wrist circumference between 5.39–7.68” / 137–195 mm
    X-Large Band for a wrist circumference between 6.38–8.86” / 162–225 mm

    That may help you if you are considering that watch, even if you can't try it on. At least you know what sizes it fits up to.
    6 days ago
  • v MONTANAWALKER
    "You are capable and worthy of being and doing anything.
    You just need the discipline and determination to see it through.
    It won't come instantly, and you may backslide from time to time, but don't let that deter you.
    Never give up. Life is an ever-changing process, and nothing is final.
    Therefore, each moment and every new day is a chance to begin anew."
    -Barbara Cage
    10 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    -*♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    Never consider yourself a success if those around you are not successful or inspired by your passion for what you do or have achieved. June Archer
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    13 days ago
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