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March goals

Monday, March 04, 2013

I've been in maintenance for a month now (Woohoo!), so my goals have changed. I still have goals though, so here they are!

emoticon Keep maintaining around the 67kg mark (I tend to see numbers anywhere from 66kg (fluke, I think) to 68kg, depending on a lot of factors)

emoticon Work out 5 times per week (usually 2 boxing and 3 ST, but want to add running back in somewhere)

emoticon Do a pull up without the band

emoticon Run Round the Bays this weekend and not die (I signed up on a whim and haven't trained due to illness, work stuff, being out of town, and general laziness)

emoticon Eat 5 servings of fruit and veggies every day. I'm slipping on this one so I need to get back on track!!

So, there ya go. I'll update at the end of the month and let y'all know how I went!

  
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JANETTEB553 3/5/2013 10:01PM

    Good Luck my MArch goals are suffering at the moment....

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TEACHFIRST268 3/5/2013 5:27PM

    Congrats on maintenance and best of luck with your goals! All challenging, yet attainable!
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LYNSEY723 3/5/2013 12:34PM

    Great goals! You can do it!

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COLETTEISGREAT 3/5/2013 7:45AM

    Sounds great!!

PS: How do you use a band (or anything else) to assist you in pull ups? I'll like to one day be able to do a proper pull up, but don't know how to get there!

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LIVEDAILY 3/4/2013 10:05PM

    Very good goals! An easy way to get in your servings of fruits and veggies is to 1, eat the ones you really like, and 2, try to eat 2 at every meal. I usually have baby carrots at lunch, just because I really like them, they're crunchy, easy to pack, you can have a cup of them, and they're tasty! So enjoy what you like!

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DRAGONCHILDE 3/4/2013 6:33PM

    When you get that pullup, let me know. I'll be hollerin' with you!

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OLIVIANIGHT 3/4/2013 3:01PM

    Great goals : ) Good luck with them, and with maintenance!

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Where I've been

Sunday, March 03, 2013

In Wellington with the boyfriend again.


He is just as goofy as me, and I love it!


And we were even social this weekend! Went out for drinks with some of his workmates (I think they liked me!) One friend snapped this photo. He looks a little stunned, but I look nice, LOL!

  
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CWHEATLEY12 3/5/2013 9:03PM

    You two look so cute together! Lovely pictures!

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LYNSEY723 3/5/2013 12:33PM

    I love how happy you 2 look!!! YAY!!!

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COLETTEISGREAT 3/4/2013 10:35AM

    That middle photo is great!!

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CARLA-216 3/4/2013 10:24AM

    Goofy is good! And you two goofballs look good and happy together!

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CATLADY52 3/3/2013 3:48PM

    A good looking pair! emoticon

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MELMOMOF4 3/3/2013 12:47PM

    you guys look cute

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LIVEDAILY 3/3/2013 9:59AM

    He doesn't look stunned...he looks HAPPY! Enjoy your times together! Were you out hiking in the first photos? The woods look pretty. You're going into Fall in your part of the world, yes? We are sloowwly moving into Spring here, lol!

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HEAT7918 3/3/2013 8:26AM

    So glad he's goofy like you - and cute too!!

How could his workmates NOT like you??

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/3/2013 8:09AM

    Looks like you are enjoying yourself! You are very cute together.

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MARINEMAMA 3/3/2013 6:09AM

    Looks like fun! You look great!

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PATSYB7 3/3/2013 6:01AM

    Glad you had fun! Enjoy the rest of your weekend! emoticon

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Why you shouldn't deadlift while sleepy...

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Because your reaction time is delayed and you could keep bumping the bar into your knees instead of getting them out of the way in time...

  
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MARINEMAMA 3/3/2013 6:09AM

    Ouch! Hugs!

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ROSINVN 2/26/2013 6:26AM

    oops done something similar to that, but hitting my upper arms with the weights while doing bicep curls. Got some lovely bruises from that too!!! so can relate. emoticon

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THROOPER62 2/26/2013 5:23AM

    Ouch!

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LYNSEY723 2/25/2013 12:58PM

    Ah!! Lesson learned!

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CATLADY52 2/24/2013 7:08PM

    emoticon emoticon That might hurt!

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MELISSAD71 2/24/2013 5:29PM

    Ouch! Getting healthy isn't without pains but you need to be careful! Hope you feel better soon!

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GETSTRONGRRR 2/24/2013 4:48PM

    Bummer! I usually scrape my shins.....may have to start wearing sweats!

Good job tough....deadlifts are hard, but incredible good for you!

Stay Strong!

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LIVEDAILY 2/24/2013 2:31PM

    emoticon

Ouch!!

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Check out my new toys

Saturday, February 23, 2013



My very own focus mitts! I wanted pink ones to go along with my pink gloves but these were on sale. I got these PLUS a pair of gloves for $50, down from $70. Since I didn't need the gloves I put a photo on facebook and offered them for $20 to anyone looking to start boxing (I figured someone might want to try it without a huge investment). They were snapped up in minutes, so that means that my focus mitts only cost me $30 in the end! YAY bargains!

In other news, my trainer is trying to kill me, and my hands hurt. I did 2 pull ups and 2 almost-but-not-quite pull ups today, as well as the rest of my killer program. Hurts so good! Not a bad effort after only getting a few hours sleep! Must give a shout out to Chaley3, who is my friend on facebook and who allowed me a safe space to vent some feelings last night when I couldn't sleep. I love my network of sparkfriends! I really couldn't ask for better people to be in my life.

  
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CARLA-216 2/25/2013 3:39PM

    Awesome job on the pull-ups!

And yeah, I totally love bargains!



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JANETTEB553 2/25/2013 3:21AM

    what are focus gloves???

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JSTETSER 2/24/2013 6:43AM

    Great deal!
Thanks for your comment on my Love Is blog!

read about my hike up Monadnock!
http://www.sparkpeopl
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DRAGONCHILDE 2/23/2013 10:52PM

    I'm SO jealous of your pullups. You rock! emoticon

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APED7969 2/23/2013 10:48PM

    Great job on the pull ups! And emoticon on the bargins :-)

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JULESJET 2/23/2013 7:50PM

    YAY for bargains!!!!

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LIVEDAILY 2/23/2013 7:30PM

    Don't you just love a bargain?!? Now, I have to know, how do you use those particular type of focus mitts?

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Lantern Festival (picture blog)

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Ringing in Chinese New Year with thousands of other Aucklanders! It was packed!!








And my new lantern

  
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CARLA-216 2/25/2013 3:37PM

    Very cool!

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MKMMARTY 2/24/2013 12:12AM

    Thank you for sharing

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LIVEDAILY 2/23/2013 3:52PM

    Beautiful!! Your new lantern...is it electric? It's so pretty! Love that new dress too!

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PATSYB7 2/23/2013 6:04AM

    Great pics! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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JSTETSER 2/23/2013 5:42AM

    Beautiful! Whanks for sharing.
Read my blog Love is...
http://www.sparkpeople.com
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al.asp?blog_id=5260693

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