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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Cluttering, I think that is a huge problem for me and my weight. I clutter. Not only do I clutter at home and at the office, but I also clutter with my body. If I could just figure out how to clean up my clutter, I'm sure I could also figure out how to take this weight off and keep it off. As much as the boards help with motivation, it is me that has to be willing to do something about it, and for some reason, I just can't stay on top of things. Maybe if I was to de-clutter one thing at a time and keep it that way for a significant amount of time, I can help myself with other areas of my life. I wonder how many others have come to the realization that clutter and weight are inerchangeable? How can you de-clutter your house for more than a day? I don't know, I haven't been able to meet that goal. Because I clutter, does that mean I will not de-clutter my weight? How do I change?

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--MAY-- 11/3/2011 8:51PM

    I agree with MRSSCHENCK, it really does help she helped me immensely!! I can actually let people in my house without embarrassment, and they can even use my bathroom!! she also has a book about weightloss with lots of questions look a the site!

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    OK, dinner hour done and I have a minute. Limit yourself to searching on Spark on the topic of clutter and start there. Baby steps! You have to start somewhere. What do you think would be the biggest help to start with first? Bring it to the den and let's start chatting it up!

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    Jamie, there are multitudes of de-cluttering sites and teams and answers but you hit the nail on the head when you said it has to be you that is willing to do something about it. What will motivate you? Hold that thought....

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MRSSCHENCK 11/3/2011 5:28PM

Try this site. It really helps. I even think there is a Flylady sparkteam.

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11/3 Beach Party

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

11/3- TNT - Beach Party

It’s time to get this PARTY started!

P = Pushups x 10 (any variation)
A = Arms x 10 (any arm exercise you like)
R = Rumps x 10 (anything that works that booty)
T = Thighs & legs x 10 (any exercise that works your legs)
Y = Yummy Tummy x 10 (any exercise that works your tummy)




Put on those swimmers and jump through the waves with the Cougars:

WEEK 9- Beach Party (Fri-Mon)

So the weather might not be good for the beach in the US, but let’s get our bodies ready for summer and head down to the BEACH.

B= Beach Body- Any ST. (1rep = 1pt, 100max daily) 1rep means BOTH legs or arms
E= Eat your minimum 5 freggie serves daily (5-8freggies= 10pts, 8+freggies= 50pts) For this challenge a serve is 1/2cp
A= Aqua- drink 8cps water minimum daily (8-10cps= 10pts, 11+cps= 50pts) = 200 points
C= Cardio- Minimum 10mins daily (10min= 10pts, 60pts max daily) ANY cardio counts- gardening, cleaning and mowing lawns DO COUNT (and of course planned cardio)
H= Hibernate- Get 7-9hrs sleep each night (10pts daily) 40 points

Daily Max= 270 Challenge Max= 1080

The Challenge and template is available from here:


Olympic Ninj Triathlon

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Wednesday, JUNE 8 through Tuesday, JUNE 14

There are approximately 168,960 feet (32 miles) in an OLYMPIC triathlon which is about 67,584 steps. You and your DUO partner will need to work together to complete the OLYMPIC NINJA TRIATHLON!!!!

Event #1: No alcohol or sweets over 100 calories AND no eating after 9pm. (500 steps) Weds () Thurs (500)
Event #1 Total Steps:
Event #2: Post your CICO on our team thread AND stay in range. (500 steps) Weds () Thurs (500)
Event #2 Total Steps: Event #3: Your DUO can earn steps the traditional ways by walking or running where 1 mile is equal to 2000 steps OR for every 30 minutes you complete with a fitness video or class, you earn 4500 steps. Weds (4500) Thurs (4000)
Event #3 Total Steps:

Please communicate with your DUO partner throughout the week so that you can work together on completing the steps for this challenge! Notice – you earn steps towards your total instead of points for each event!!! It may be helpful to track this in a blog or in your DUO thread at NINJA CAMP!!!

We will still JAM on Wednesday (June 8) for the fun of it – no points tracking will be necessary!!!!

HOWEVER, we will be doing a revised version of the STEP IT UP challenge on Thursday (June 9), and LCW on Tuesday (June 14). You will need to track these and post your results within 24 hours! :)

So Week 9 in summation – You and your DUO partner will be working on completing the OLYMPIC NINJA TRIATHLON. You will need to notify the team when your DUO completes the Triathlon. Points will be awarded in the order that DUOs complete it, i.e. 1st place gets 10pts., 2nd place gets 9pts., etc. As we compete in the Triathlon, we will still be doing our traditional challenges but only STEP IT UP and LCW need to be tracked and posted!



Monday, June 06, 2011

) Stay under 2000 calories but above 1200. – In other words, stay in your range. (5pts. per day) Fri (5-1450) Sat (5-1350 cal) Sun (5 - 1675) Mon ()
2) Eat 5 servings of freggies per day (5pts. per day) Fri () Sat (5) Sun (5) Mon (5)
3) Rock your body - any activity counts if sustained for more than 20 minutes (2pts. per 20min. - no limit) Fri () Sat () Sun (3) Mon (2)

Rainbow Bonus: If you can get in all of the following color categories of freggies in one day (whether they are full servings or not), you can claim the bonus (5pts. per day)!

Category 1: Red
Category 2: Orange/Yellow
Category 3: Green
Category 4: Blue/Purple
Category 5: White (Yes… bananas fall into this category!)

35 total points



Friday, May 20, 2011

Friday, May 20 – Monday, May 23

1) Eat a healthy breakfast. (5pts. per day) [Friday 5] [Satirday 5] [Sunday ] [Monday ]
2) Knock out at least 20 Cardio FM. (5pts. per day) [Friday 5] [Satirday ] [Sunday 5] [Monday 5 ]
3) Get at least 7 hours of sleep. (5pts. per day). [Friday 5] [Satirday 5] [Sunday 5 ] [Monday 5]
4) Complete your strength training – 2 sets of 12 – 5 exercises per zone – (upper, lower, core, whole body). (5pts. per zone) [Friday 5] [Satirday ] [Sunday ] [Monday ]
5) Post your CICO numbers on your team thread. (5pts. per day). [Friday 5] [Satirday 5 ] [Sunday 5] [Monday 5]

1 (10/20) 2 (15/20) 3 (20/20) 4 (5/20) 5 (20/20) TOTAL = (70/100)

Whole Body Strength Training Exercise Examples: Squat Toss, Wood Chop, Tabata Training, Jumping Jacks, Burpees, Mountain Climbers (standing or traditional), Scorpion Flips

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GRACIEC 5/20/2011 11:40PM

    Looking good Jamie! You're off to a great start!

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