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Weekend BLC Challenge & B2W Weekend Mission 17

Friday, April 15, 2011

B - BLOG/JOURNAL Sit down every day of this Challenge and either make your plan or anylize your day/Progress. Keep your FOCUS and Decide what you deserve a pat on the back for, and what still might need a little tweaking. 5 pts per day

L - LIST YOUR CALORIES, If you Bite it, You Write It; If you sip it, script it; Every Nibble, be SURE to scribble...lol, you get the idea. We all can get Dieters amnesia. Though when we write it down, we can not forget...and it will help to hold us Accountable...It will give us an idea of our food patterns and areas that we may be able to improve upon. It let's us KNOW Where we stand on the day. 5 pts per day

C - Cardio/Strength Choose either or do both...Why not do both at the same time...This is YOUR Challenge...Do what YOU can. Work at your own Fitness level...but think of this Wonderful New Challenge and WHY you are on this Journey and Work it out...5 pts for every 20 minutes up to 15 pts per day

+ Bonus 5 pts for Completing All Three Levels. You do NOT have to max out the "C" to get the bonus.
Perfect Score 30 per day MAX
This challenge will run Friday (4/15) through Monday (4/18).

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Your mission this weekend is simple. On Monday I want you to report in on one of these things:

A. Total cardio calories burned. (Make it a BIG number)
B. Total fitness minutes reached. (Make it a BIG number)
C. List of new Personal Records in things like pushups, situps, pull ups, run times, etc.
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D. A list of wonderful happy active things that you participated in.

Drink your water, eat beautifully, smile and report in on your Missions on Monday.

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MONETRUBY 4/15/2011 10:07PM

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TEENY_BIKINI 4/15/2011 7:31PM

    Go girl!!

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ZANNACHAN 4/15/2011 3:23PM

    Good luck! You can do it!

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A11PERSONALITY 4/15/2011 11:51AM

    Goal setting and a points system... what a concept. good job!

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My BLC16 Goals

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

So our Wisteria Wolves challenge this week/weekend is to post our goals for BLC16, with these guidelines:

1st goal must be food related.
2nd goal must be exercise related.
3rd goal must not be related to food or exercise.

emoticon1) I will track my food EVERY day!
*I've gotten out of the habit the past month or so, but as of yesterday I'm back on track with tracking, and I intend to keep it consistent.

emoticon2) I will exercise EVERY DAY for at least 10 minutes
*I let that drop off the radar with The Split - work has been so insane I just couldn't even think about it. But it really helped me feel better on those 12 hour days that I was doing SOME kind of exercise - I got in one set of wallies (wall pushups) already tonight, yay!

emoticon3) I will spend at least 5-10 minutes every day in daily Reiki self-practice
*I got the Level 1 Reiki attunment at Sirius Rising last summer, and intend to take the Level 2 class this year. Our instrutor recommended we take time every day to center ourselves with Reiki, and I really think that would do a lot to help my stress levels. Plus it's just good for you to keep your energy balanced anyway. All part of getting all around healthy, right?


Part TWO of the challenge:

Take a picture of yourself NOW :) Have it in the blog with these goals...so at the end of the twelve weeks we are go back and see if there are some changes :)

I JUST took these on my phone. :) Note - I'm not quite at the point I'm comfortable tucking my shirt in yet, but I'm getting there. I AM pretty happy at how loose the shirts are now though. You will also notice my GINORMOUS water bottle that I keep by my desk at work - it's my goal to down that whole thing by the time I have my break at 4am every night, and then I have a smaller one I finish off the rest of the morning. The more I drink at work, the less I get up to potty when I should be sleeping.



Alright...get ready...get set...GO!
AROOOOO!

  
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MONETRUBY 4/12/2011 11:31PM

    Great goals! You're looking great!

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SUETINGE 4/12/2011 4:24PM

    Great goals!

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ZANNACHAN 4/12/2011 2:36PM

    Great goals! I'm not familiar with Reiki, though,but with all the stress in my life maybe it'd be worth looking into?

You're looking pretty good in that picture there!

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SHELLEY81 4/12/2011 11:43AM

    Honest tracking and consistent fitness are my two big goals for this round! best wishes!

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JONEIL513 4/12/2011 10:30AM

    great goals!

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KRZYKAT3 4/12/2011 9:57AM

    Good for you for finishing your goals. I have to do pictures yet. Good news is I will do them in my bathing suit tonight to compare to my old pictures. Thanks for being a good example.

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LENGELKE 4/12/2011 9:56AM

    Yea, your shirts are definately bigger! Yhayyyyyyy! I am a Level II Reiki and I LOVE IT. It sure helps

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ABAKER34 4/12/2011 9:44AM

    Great goals!

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LISA0517 4/12/2011 9:37AM

    Those are great goals! Tracking is so important, and something I have a hard time with...or maybe I should say that HONEST tracking is something I have a hard time with. emoticon

Reiki is truly wonderful! I am also attuned to Reiki, and it is a great self-healing tool.

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JEN-LOVES-LIFE 4/12/2011 8:52AM

    Those are good goals. I have been slacking with tracking lately too. I was awesome in the beginning. Now, not so much.
You look good, and yes, your shirt is big. That's a good thing. I am having a hard time with that too. I have not bought any new shirts, so everything is really loose on top. I will be in t-shirts all summer. My ones from last year I have now coverted to nightgowns since there is so much extra room.

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~^!^~ B2W MISSION 16!! ~^!^~

Monday, April 11, 2011

emoticon What did you do this weekend for Mission 15?!?!

Nada - I've not been able to do much with any challenges the past two weeks or so. But I'm BACK IN THE SADDLE as of RIGHT NOW!

emoticonPick two songs. Everytime you hear those two songs this weekend, you owe me 4 minutes of cardio. I recommend turning up the radio and dancing to that song, even if you are in the middle of mopping the kitchen floor. Time to have some fun. Time to dance when no one is looking. Word?

Hmmmm, I don't listen to the radio except in the car much - at home 'Yote usually either has some news show or other on the TV, one of his G4 favorites (he's an avid "Attack of the Show" and "XPlay" watcher), or he's got Firesign Theater playing on my computer while he wanders around 15 Century Rome shivving Templars (or riding the old west - he FINALLY started playing the Red Dead Redemption I got him for Christmas this week). SO, I guess my best bet on this one is to do my GOYBAD videos every day when I post 'em to the Wisteria Wolves team. Considering how often I post then and don't DO them, I should totally put my money where my mouth is there.

emoticonWear your workout clothes around the house one evening instead of whatever you normally wear in the evenings. See if just wearing your clothes around doesn't or does make you want to drop and do some crunches, or take off on a walk or a run. Do it as a social experiment.

Teehee, I can totally do that.

emoticonDecide what your power snack will be this week.

Power snack? Hmmmmm... Okay, I've got a bunch of apples that need eating, so that works!

emoticonSet a cardio minute goal and do one of the strength workouts that you found at the beginning of B2W!

I'm going to set my goal at 90 minutes - considering I have to divide that up between Wednesday and Thursday I figure that's a good number.

emoticonFinish up a little bit of spring cleaning!

That I DEFINITELY need to do, though I'd really been planning it for later in the weekend. But since I work Saturday night again, getting it done early is a good thing. ON IT!

  
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WINDSONG~ 4/12/2011 2:33AM

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MONETRUBY 4/11/2011 11:43PM

    Great plan!

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My New Inspiration

Monday, April 11, 2011

I TOTALLY want to be this woman when I grow up. emoticon

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LIOCORO 4/12/2011 4:00AM

    Thats so awesome! emoticon Thanks for sharing

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MONETRUBY 4/11/2011 11:15PM

    I love it!

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AUGUST_SUN 4/11/2011 6:56PM

    I'm right there with you! emoticon

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PEWTERBUNNY 4/11/2011 6:35PM

    Hey! That's me! emoticon

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ZANNACHAN 4/11/2011 4:51PM

    Hehehe, awesome!

I firmly believe that you can stay young inside if you enjoy life and keep challenging yourself in new ways--learn new things, try new experiences, laugh, and remember how to play.

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SUETINGE 4/11/2011 4:47PM

    Love it!

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EVERLEARNING 4/11/2011 11:06AM

    AWESOME!
Hey, she's the same age as Betty White. 1922 was a great year!!
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JONEIL513 4/11/2011 10:59AM

    She rocks! thanks for sharing!

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LILPAT3 4/11/2011 10:39AM

    Too sweet, cool beans! You are only as old as you feel! emoticon

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LAURIELYNN50 4/11/2011 10:23AM

    AGREE!!! Thanks for putting a smile on my face :)

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LISA0517 4/11/2011 9:46AM

    What a cool story! emoticon

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RARAAVIS 4/11/2011 7:19AM

    haha, i'll be right there with ya!!

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SHANTODD420 4/11/2011 6:50AM

    That is awesome thanks for sharing.

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ROX525 4/11/2011 5:45AM

    How sweet! Thank you.

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SHRINKINGSHERI 4/11/2011 5:44AM

    Me too!! Looks like so much fun!!!

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Photo Blog Catch Up

Saturday, April 09, 2011

If you didn't see it, I posted a link to my first photo blog as part of yesterday's blog here. I'm specifically and intentionally posting them on my livejournal, as a tool to get me back to posting there regularly (I've sorely neglected my LJ over the past 9 months I've been active on SP). If you've got a livejournal - feel free to friend me and comment over there. But I didn't want my spark buds to feel left out, so I'm going to repost the links here.

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GYPSY_DANCER 4/11/2011 11:28PM

  Thanks for sharing this!!!

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SUETINGE 4/10/2011 7:32PM

    Loved St. Elsewhere! Thanks for sharing.

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THOMS1 4/10/2011 11:38AM

    OH, I LOVED ST. ELSEWHERE ALSO. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES! emoticon

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LAURIELYNN50 4/9/2011 10:04PM

    emoticon I loved St. Elsewhere, too!

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LYNNANN43 4/9/2011 5:35PM

    emoticon for sharing with us SPers!

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ZURDTA- 4/9/2011 2:34PM

    I know what you mean about the 'wild time' you missed with 'yote because he did all that shizz and now wants a more settled existence (comparatively speaking).

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