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What's the Plan, Nan?* (*Please don't call me Nan!!)

Saturday, January 25, 2014

What's the Plan, Nan?
Friday, January 24, 2014

(Tablet disclaimer: Please be patient w/ typos. I'm writing this on my tablet which doesn't autocorrect in text boxes for some reason, but has the squiggly red line, but once you're off the word, you have to manually correct. Such a bother to one who strives to type as quickly as she writes. Yes, the Bluetooth keyboard is on order!!)

Please don't call me Nan. I am not a Nan. I am a Nanc. (pronounced Nance, rhymes w/ chance). I am a Nancy. People even call my Granny (Ok, 9 y/o & 6 y/o people). 1 person even calls me Honey. But please don't call me Nan. It just rhymes w/ "plan" & makes a catchy title, but it's not a name I prefer to go by. Thank you.

I'm winding up my 3rd week with the BTS challenge & the 1st week of the Made to Crave on-line Bible Study & I'm entering into my 8th yr on SP (Monday was my 7 yr Sparkaversary). I'm not having the results I was hoping for by the almost end of January. (I started this current effort on late October.) I could list a whole lot of excuses, starting w/ slower a peri-menopausal metabolism, and including somewhere a knee that has gone wonky again, but excuses are lame & don't get me into one size smaller by the end of February.

Our first focus in my BTS team, the Green Guardians, and Chapter 3 of Made to Crave talk about planning. And I have to admit or confess, I do not have a plan. Well, I do have a plan; turns out, it's just not a very good one. This is my plan:

Eat more good stuff and less bad stuff at more good times and fewer bad times, and exercise when I can.

I can't see why that wouldn't work.... {Silly Granny}

This is my 2nd time reading Made to Crave (MTC or M2C), but Lysa TerKerust showed me something new today in Chapter 3: "We want the results but have no desire to put in the work required" (p. 35). Just like how I approached piano lessons 10 yrs ago (when I was 40, not when I was a little kid!). I just wanted to sit down & play; I didn't want to practice. (Irony moment: I'm writing this as my husband, a professional musician, is downstairs *practicing*. Ha!) Somewhere along the line, & I think it started earlier rather than later, I (got lazy) forgot the value of hard work in reaching my goals. I forgot the truth of the little ditty:

"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail."

Perhaps the following is also true: If you kinda plan, you kinda fail.

So, I think I need a better-than-ambiguous plan. I was telling my husband just this morning (before I read Chapter 3 again) that I think I might have to go back to tracking my food. Oh dear, I really don't
want to do that again. It's such a hassle, & even tho the SP food tracker is so awesome, it is a little time consuming (both in the entry & in writing everything down), & I really don't wanna be chained to the computer... But I'm not gonna lie, when I tracked my food I did pretty well. It kept me focused & in the game. It gave me much more awareness of what I was eating nutritionally. As long as I was honest, it worked (as long as I was honest!!).

If I want the results, I need to put in the work required. I gotta do what it takes if I want it bad enough.

So, I think I'd better write out a plan, & fit it into my schedule somehow...

* At some point tomorrow (b/c I'm already in bed now & it's already an hr past the time I wanted to go to sleep), seriously go thru the SP starting process & determine a calorie range.

* Get back in the food tracking habit. Welcome back the post-it notes on the kitchen counter & next to my computer. Welcome back kitchen scale & measuring cups. Welcome back nutrition labels. Spend the 15 minutes a day entering it all in the system.

* Continue my exercise regimen - boot camp Monday & Wednesday evenings, swimming on Fridays, Jazzercise Saturday morning. And when my knee is up to it, get back to walking around the hills at work at lunch.

* Continue drinking 1/2 oz of water per lb of body weight

I have goals. We have goals. And I can't accomplish these goals in this body, in this conditioning.

* One size smaller by the end of February (so I can wear some of my favorite hiking clothes in Israel)
* Hike up the snake trail at Masada & scamper around at Petra
* Hike Mt Seymour this summer (actually my husband's goal)
* Be fabulous, fit, & 50 :-)


Proverbs30:7-9
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PKCTTS 1/25/2014 12:56PM

    I'm ducking as I write this - I have Sparkfriends who would totally disagree with what I'm about to write - but guess what, I'm at a good maintenance weight. So, with that disclaimer . . .

First, I feel your pain on the lower metabolism and I have two wonky knees (that lots of stationary bike miles do wonders for).

I don't plan, but I do have high expectation about how much work I put in. I don't weigh and measure, I eyeball things (there is a great article here on Spark about how to do that). I don't write everything down all day, but I think I probably get 95% of everything into the tracker - and it is important for me to track. I've done it so long that it probably takes me 10 min throughout the day. I find that making sure I get that veggie and fiber count up are as important as the calories.

The thing that made the biggest difference for me was to stop measuring exercise in minutes. They are a lousy measure of effort. Find a way to continually increase your exercise intensity. More miles walked/run, more miles on the bike, heavier weights in a good ST routine. Work up a sweat!

I hope you find what ends up feeling great to you and that it brings you great success.


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DRADDIE 1/25/2014 10:24AM

    Good for you! I did Made to Crave class in 2012 at my church and really loved it! Keep pushing!!

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MSHEL7 1/25/2014 10:21AM

    Great plan Nan(cy)!! You can do it. You'll soon be right back in the swing of things with the planning, tracking, weighing and measuring. That was one of the things that really stood out to me in the Made to Crave as well. I've been doing the physical but not the measuring part, think I am going to have to revamp my plan as well. Great blog!!

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JENS_DOIN_IT 1/25/2014 9:59AM

    Oh Nancy...how I feel your pain! Believe it or not! My online time is already at an all time high with spark, so logging/tracking is just another thing (although helpful) thing to do :p I use my white erase board, not so much to track, but to help me be aware....that helps most days, but not all days :p

Take this blog and go forward my friend! Do what you know you have to, to get where you want to be!

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HOLDINGMYOWN 1/25/2014 7:43AM

    emoticon BLog NANC!

emoticon loved your gripe on how you hate being called NAN~ hubby's cousin is called NAN~ and her given name is AGNES~~ emoticon
She was born & raised in Scotland and apparently 66 years ago when she was born...All 1st girls in her family were named Agnes~~and she did not like her name so called herself NAN~ emoticon

BOY~ you sure do a LOT of exercise! I like your plan here... emoticon emoticon

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JCRAFT6 1/25/2014 7:41AM

    Thanks Nancy I really need to get down to basics. I want to lose without the work as well.

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AJR2013AJR 1/25/2014 1:56AM

    I go by Amy Jo (it's my stage name), but I really don't mind what people call me, as long as they do not call me Ame! It totally makes me cringe! I thought your intro was funny!

I gave up all sugar and most alcohol to avoid tracking, but experts say tracking is what works the best. Have you ever heard of Nordic walking sticks? They look simple, but are amazing! They take the pressure off your knees and hips and force you to use your core and arms to walk. I don't leave the house without mine unless I am going for a jog. They might be worth the investment if you have knee problems and love to hike!
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I’m gaining back my fasting weight!

Saturday, January 11, 2014

I’m gaining back my fasting weight!
Friday, January 10, 2014

My husband and I fasted the first three days of 2014. Our church had a seven-day fast, but we chose to fast for only three, basically b/c I was starting bootcamp up again on the 6th (not to mention Jazzercise on the 4th) and I wanted to have some nourishment for that. During those three amazing days, we learned much about food and hunger and how God is bigger than that. We also had some other epiphanies and really saw that power of God in our lives. And we lost weight. He lost more, but I weighed about 7 lbs less when we broke the fast than when we started it.

I wanna say, right up front, that fasting is not a way to lose weight. In the fasting book* we read to prepare for this , the author says that if you are doing this to lose weight, it’s not a fast, it’s just skipping meals or not eating. The point of a fast is to get closer to God; to hear His voice in scripture; to spend more time in prayer. The point of a fast is not to lose weight. Of course that happens, but that’s not the reason for fasting. I just heard a really good talk on-line on fasting from Lisa Bevere (Messenger International), and she said, “Fasting changes the way you see; a diet changes the way you look.” Good point.

It was some time during Day 2 that I did step on the scale to see my progress. I had lost 3 lbs on the 1st day, and was wondering how things were going. I got on the scale, and saw only 1 more pound had gone (“only one more pound?” Are you kidding me?? I normally rejoice at seeing a 1 lb loss!!). I heard a loud, clear thought in my head: “Nancy, child. This is not why you’re fasting.” Indeed. Indeed.

When my husband & I broke our fast, we noticed, as expected, that we weren’t able to eat as much as we used to, and that was a good thing. I didn’t want to stretch my stomach back to the capacity it was able to handle before. I started serving myself child-sized portions, and stopped eating when I was full. My first breakfast (we broke it w/ dinner on Friday night), I was only able to eat ½ a peanut butter sandwich (my normal breakfast fare) along w/ a couple slices of apple. What a gift. What a side benefit.

Monday following the fast, I weighed in for a new challenge with a number I haven’t seen in quite a while, and was full of optimism that w/ my new stomach, the numbers will continue to lower.

They didn’t. They’re slowly creeping up again.

I lost sight that I still weigh less today than I did 10 days ago when we started the fast. I don’t know how much less b/c I am “fasting” from the scale, now, until my next w/i on Monday morning.

I lost sight that I weigh less today (even tho I don’t know what I weigh today) than I did in November.

I lost sight of the fact that the scale is NOT my reward. “The true fast is to find out that God (not weight loss) is your reward” (Lisa Bevere).

I lost sight of the fact that the pants I wore to work yesterday needed a belt to stay up, when before they needed a belt not to creep down when I sat (y’all know the difference!).

This is the poison that is the scale. The scale is not everything. Yet we make it into everything.

If you haven’t read “Made to Crave” by Lysa TerKeurst – especially if you’re a believer – you must.

(OK. Just gotta stop here. What’s w/ all the Lisas???? Lisa Nelson, Lisa Bevere, & Lysa TerKeurst. Surely people with other names have something good to say about fasting and weight loss and stuff like that!)

(Back to our program) If you haven’t read Made to Crave, you must. At first I was skeptical, questioning Lysa’s authority as a “weight loss” expert. But as I finally caved in & read it, I found that it’s not a book about how to lose weight, it’s a book about how to grow closer to God and let Him fill the voids we are filling w/ food and other indulgences.

On page 84, she asks these weekly assessment questions, which I want to remember to ask myself, not weekly, but every-single-time I get on the scale (which is way too often, but, again, not ‘til Monday):
• Did I overeat this week on any day?
• Did I move more & exercise regularly?
• Do I feel lighter than I did this time last week?
• Did I eat in secret or out of anger or frustration?
• Did I feel that, at any time, I ran to food instead of to God?
• Before I hopped on the scale, did I think I’d had a successful, God-pleasing week?

When the idea of this blog came to me yesterday, the answers to those questions were No-Yes-Yes-No-No-Yes. They still are, btw.

Of course I’m putting on some weight after my fast. Even though I’m eating child-sized portions, I’m eating again. You run water into a strainer, and there’s gonna be some water in the strainer before it all runs out. I am trying to be happy that I’m not gaining MORE weight than I am, and that I’m not back to my pre-fast weight!!

And this obsession of mine about my fasting weight is doing exactly what food was doing before the fast – it is filling the places God needs to fill.

So, this afternoon, I am putting the computer away for a bit, and picking up my Bible once again, and spend some time w/ the One who will fill all the gaps in my life, my Sufficiency, my Portion. Amen.

#Enough2014
Proverbs 30:7-9

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* “A Women’s Guide to Fasting” by Lisa Nelson, on sale now at christianbook.com! This really is a good book for anyone wanting to fast, not just women.


  
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TRINIITY1 1/11/2014 1:51PM

    Yes! I loved the Made to Crave book as well!!

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ALICIA214 1/11/2014 11:46AM

 


A great read Thank you...

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"What I’m gaining. Confessions of a (recovering) glutton"

Friday, January 10, 2014

"What I’m gaining. Confessions of a (recovering) glutton"
Friday, January 10, 2014

The Long Intro:

As most of you know, I work at a church. I am the Administrative Assistant for Care & Prayer Ministry, "helping the people who help people." I free them up from the day-to-day office stuff so they can do ministry, caring for the people of our church and community in their times of need. Simply put, I love my job. It is a honor and a joy to serve the Lord in this capacity.

One of the things our team does is publish four prayer guides a year. As the Admin, I edit these prayer guides (written by our team pastors & ministry associates), calling on my journalism & grammar geek roots, and I have also had the privilege of designing all of the covers (except our most recent one). I didn't know I loved design so much. I was actually a marketing/design major in college, back when we pasted up the school newspaper w/ hot wax, but I changed my major b/c I wasn't "artistic" enough (in my eyes - I had no formal art training, yet I was taking art classes w/ these amazing artists. Ah, the faith I lack!).

About three prayer guides ago, I asked my boss pastor (that's kind of an oxymoron, boss pastor) if I could write one of the devotionals for the prayer guide. He said, "Sure," but he wanted to see it first, to decide whether or not to include it. Well, I've contributed to the last three prayer guides. Me(!), next to Bible school & seminary grads, people with letters after their names, who have quick scripture recall and are basically walking concordances. I am humbled to be included in such company. I love to write, and have prayed for an avenue (beyond my now-sparse SP blogs). I am so thankful I have had this opportunity.

We started the New Year with a prayer guide leading us through a week of prayer & fasting (I will talk about fasting soon in another blog), echoing a call to repentance. We used the list of sins in Galatians 5, just before the Fruits of the Spirit, and while "gluttony" is not listed among those sins, it is often linked w/ drunkenness, so I asked if I could write on that. Of the seven devotionals in this prayer guide, mine is probably the most personal (I mean, who's gonna write personally about sexual immorality?). And now that our week of prayer & fasting is over, I would like to share it with you:


What I’m gaining. Confessions of a (recovering) glutton
(Originally published December 2013, "Return to Me," Seven Days of Prayer & Fasting, (c) Willingdon Church)

It’s ironic that I am writing a devotional on “gluttony” for our prayer and
fasting guide. Ironic, yet appropriate. I’ve been part of the weight-loss
community for more than 10 years, and one thing that I have found to be
expert in is gluttony. I will come right out and say it. I like food. I like the
taste of food, and I like the experience of eating. I love baked goods most of all.
Through the years, my brakes wore out; I often could not stop eating, even past
the point of feeling full; and I am a little ashamed to admit I’ve had some episodes
of binging. As much as I like to eat, I do not like to diet, count calories, log my food,
and deprive myself of the goodies I enjoy. While I have lost weight - 40 pounds
once and a little more than 50 pounds another time, and various amounts of
pounds in various times before, since, and in between - my battle with the bulge
has been more of a lost battle with gluttony. Surely, I have some personal
experience with this topic!

On the surface, our problem with gluttony is that of excess. We blame our culture
of entitlement and privilege. We live in the North American culture of “I get what I
want” and “If a little is good, more is better.” But it seems to have been that way
since the beginning of time, when Eve, in the culture of the Garden of Eden , saw
the apple, saw that it was good, and took and ate it. She fell into the temptation
from the serpent and disobeyed the Lord. In this saw-good-took sequence,
“something good in God’s creation is used in disobedience and sinful rebellion
against God, with tragic consequences.”9 That’s the same sequence that I have
found leads to gluttony.

Proverbs 30:7-9 is the only prayer in the book of Proverbs, and the last line of verse
8 reaches into the depths of my being: “Feed me with the food that is needful to
me, lest I be full and deny you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’” Indeed. If we live
without need, how can we seek and depend on God to fill our needs? That’s part
of why some of us are choosing to fast this week, to depend on God to be our sustenance;
to hunger after God; to tangibly sacrifice to Him and physically feel
what it is to be weak so He can be strong. Proverbs 30:7-9 is my plea to God to
equip me to eat to live, not live to eat.

Food may not be your issue. You might have other indulgences, which have
become overindulgences, which are good on the surface, but their excess has
become a barrier to a closer relationship and deeper trust in God. But gluttony --
eating in excess -- is a sin, often listed right next to drunkenness.10 "Physical
appetites are an analogy of our ability to control ourselves. If we are unable to
control our eating habits, we are probably also unable to control other habits....
We are not to let our appetites control us, but we are to have control over our
appetites."11

It has taken these 10-plus years to come to a point where my journey is no longer
about losing, but of gaining -- gaining freedom to make better choices and freedom
from the bondage of foods that are not healthy; gaining a closer relationship and
dependence on God; and gaining, with His help, the fruit of the spirit of self-control.
I voluntarily made my own sacrifices over the Christmas season, giving
God my beloved cookies and chocolates and cakes and desserts, declaring my
freedom over their strongholds in my life, and it feels really good! I haven't felt
deprived, but empowered. I am looking forward to the time when I can control
myself with a moderate amount of them. But for now, I'm trusting God's strength
to avoid them altogether. I can now thank God for these weight issues of mine,
because by working through them I am learning more about the power of Christ in
me.12 I have embarked on a spiritual journey, and if I happen to be a couple sizes
smaller by summer, I won't mind that much, either.

Footnotes
9 ESV Study Bible Notation, Genesis 6:2
10 Proverbs 23:20-21: "Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags."
11 "Is gluttony a sin? What does the Bible say about overeating?" Retrieved December 9, 2013 from www.gotquestions.org
12 2 Corinthians 12:9


Epilogue
There is the danger is sharing something like this of sounding, or being heard(!) as, all sanctimonious and holier-than-thou, and that I've got this weight loss issue thing kicked. Oh people, I don't. And I'm not. My next blog will totally show you that. I'm just stumbling through this life, just like you are. I have good days, and I have bad days. I'm afraid I have more of the latter. But I'm doing the best I can w/ what I got, and w/ WHO I got. One day at a time, one step at a time.

And I'm so excited about the Made to Crave on-line Bible study starting January 19!!

#Enough2014





  
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2NDCHANCEWITHEY 1/10/2014 10:13PM

    Made to Crave Online Bible Study????? I love that book!!!


I loved the devotional as well!

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LINDA! 1/10/2014 9:36PM

    emoticon Wonderful blog.

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JCRAFT6 1/10/2014 7:45PM

    well said. It sure hits home. I have been reading made to crave as well. It is really good.

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KITT52 1/10/2014 5:54PM

    emoticon for sharing

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NAESREALITY 1/10/2014 2:18PM

    emoticon Very nice! emoticon

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To blog or not to blog, that is the question

Sunday, January 05, 2014

It's kinda asking a singer whether to sing or a photographer to go somewhere w/o his camera...

(Before I go on, I need to tell you that I'm writing this on my tablet which doesn't autocorrect in text boxes for some reason, but has the squiggly red line, but once you're off the word, you have to manually correct. Such a bother to one who strives to type as quickly as she writes. Yes, the Bluetooth keyboard is on order!!)

So, you may have noticed a quiet Nancy-Girl presence back on SP. I have joined a private team which is more about support & encouragement than about counting & tracking (unless that is what one chooses to do). I'm giving this a go to see how it works. We all know how time-consuming SP can be if you take advantage of all the wonderful & helpful tools available to you. Those tools served me well for a season or two of my life, but I'm kinda doing something different these days. I'm not counting, I'm not tracking, I'm not hanging out on the friend feed much, and more than ever before, I've given this to & devoted it to God.

I recently finished Lysa TerKeurst's amazing book Made to Crave and will be doing the on-line Bible study starting Jan 19. I've also read Candace Cameron Bure's Reshaping It All & gleaned some nuggets from that, as well. I just started the Daniel Plan to see if Rick Warren et al have any new insights. And, I just came off a 3-day fast where God showed me some amazing things about Himself, but also about our relationship to hunger & food (#1, I didn't die after fasting for 3 days, but it got way, way deeper than that!).

So, what I wanna know is... Do y'all wanna hear my ramblings for the next 7 weeks or so? I will most likely major in the spirituality side of all this, and minor in goals for X amt of fitness minutes & [ETA minor in] talk about calorie ranges & CiCo. I guess if you don't want to read it, you don't have to. But do you want to??

Ulterior motive, to get back in the blogging habit before our trip to Israel in March!

So,let me know if anyone's out there or if I'll be wasting my time...

Thanks!!

  
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JCRAFT6 1/8/2014 9:44AM

    yes I would love to read your blogs.

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MSHEL7 1/6/2014 12:11AM

    Blog away, I would actually like to see what you come up with. Sounds like an interesting time.

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NANCY-GIRL 1/5/2014 10:45PM

    Lest there be any confusion... Talk of nutrition is something I will minor in, to the point of silence about the subject. I know the minimal essentials, & practice them less... Edited the blog to clarify...

Also forgot to mention I will probably not respond individually to blog comments. Please don't think me rude...

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TRINIITY1 1/5/2014 10:36PM

    I am eager to read!! Blog away! I completely understand the time issue.

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AMARILYNH 1/5/2014 8:32PM

    I love reading your blogs and I love learning more about nutrition! So BRING IT!!

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FITLIKENIC 1/5/2014 8:27PM

    emoticon I love your blogs~ Excited for your upcoming trip! I know those photos will be FANTASTIC!

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EDDYMEESE 1/5/2014 8:19PM

    I think blogging is a great tool and there's always someone who learns something, you know? I blog for me, mostly, but am happy if I help another person.

I say, keep on blogging!

Nice to see you're going to Israel. I'm from there :) You'll have a blast!

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Goals for BLC-22 June 5 – August 28, 2013

Friday, June 07, 2013

Goals for BLC-22
June 5 – August 28, 2013

Well, blogging’s not on my to-do list today, and I haven’t really tackled much of it, but here I am on my couch, feet up, ‘puter on my lap, tap-tap-tapping away… Soon the computer will be on the table & I’ll be planning the kids’ summer & registering them for all sorts of stuff… But first things first, haha…

My assignment: “Now is the time to set your BLC 22 goals for the next 12 weeks. Blog it, tell it to your team, be sure to set S.M.A.R.T Goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-Bound).”

Ha. I just reviewed my 3rd quarter check-up blog from last round (previous blog), & I’m pretty much at the same place I was on March 22. What is that, 11 or 12 weeks? I let the word “wasted” cross my mind for a second, but they’re really not “wasted” weeks… just maybe “maintained”?? I did start going to harder-core fitness classes during that time, but that’s about it…

So… Here are my BLC-22 Goals:

• FABULOUS, FIT & 50 – I need to get back on track to hit healthy BMI (& below!) by my 50th birthday at the end of October. I have about 30 lbs to go to hit healthy, & just over 4 mos to do it. My leisurely 5 lb/month pace is over. I have to really step it up!! I wanted to be in my cuter, smaller summer clothes by now, darn it!!
• Lose 12+ lbs by August 28. That’s a pound a week, & puts me into the 180s. However, I set a goal on Runkeeper to lose 20 lbs in these 12 weeks. And, as we all know, in order to lose either 12 or 20 or any lbs, we need to have a plan…
• Continue w/ the my current exercise regimen
. . . o Jazzercise Saturday mornings & Monday evenings
. . . o Summer Shape-Up classes (Wednesday, June 12-July 17). Not really “boot camp,” but outdoor ST w/ a trainer. She’s big into HIIT & 1-minute circuit training
. . . o My ½-hour walks during our lunch break at work (hiking up hills!!)
. . . o Longer walks on the weekends
• Add 1 more independent ST session/week, probably on Fridays, and then on Wednesdays after Summer Shape Up is complete. We do a bit of ST in Jazzercise, but I think that needs to be supplemented a little bit more…
• Track my food…. There. I said it Ugh. I really don’t wanna be chained to the computer as much, but I gotta admit, it works. I’m not gonna be as strict about my calorie range & get all neurotic about it like I have in the past (but I will try to support my team during w’end challenges), so I’m allowing myself some wiggle room. I’m gonna be less OCD about weighing my food & be more ball-parkish, just to give myself some freedom from what has been the bondage of calorie counting.
• Drink 64+ oz water/day. I was just in another challenge where we were drinking half our body weight in oz/day. I was drinking 100+ oz of water/day! I looked it up, & it’s actually recommended by some well-reputed medical websites. It can be done. I have done it. I want to continue to do it. Many times when I think I’m hungry, I’m actually thirsty. Hmmm… I’m actually craving water right now! :-)
• Finish “Made to Crave” and then read it again.

I think that about covers it.
Gotta go change the laundry & tackle that to-do list!!

On 3…
1 – 2 – 3…
MUSTANG PRIDE!!

  
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NEEDTOLOOSE1 6/11/2013 11:54PM

    Great goals emoticon
I track on paper and at night I log my points on WW.
Let's go Mustangs

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KPACE7 6/9/2013 9:20PM

    Great goals. We are going to have a great round! emoticon

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NANCY-GIRL 6/7/2013 2:01PM

    Yeah, I know, but the calorie count on the SP tracker is really beneficial!! You see stuff that you "think" is good for you that really isn't. I love the mechanical feedback.

I'm thinking of getting a fitbook, but it only tells me what I put in, y'know?
http://www.getfitbook.com/

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FITLIKENIC 6/7/2013 1:56PM

    How about tracking in a notebook? Not chained to a computer but still writing it down... SEEING is the Eye opener!

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