Thursday, January 26, 2012
CICO "Calories In ~ Calories Out" Challenge runs FRIDAY - TUESDAY
Total CICO points must be logged to the tracking thread no later than Midnight Wednesday your time zone!
Points for CICO challenge will be awarded as follows:
Public Tracker: Earn a ONE time weekend bonus of 50 points for having/making your nutrition tracker public!
CI (Calories In):
30 pts for each day you track every bite AND stay within your calorie range...not above, not below!
CO (Calories Out):
5 pts for burning between 100-249 calories
10 pts for burning between 250-499 calories
15 pts for burning between 500-749 calories
20 pts for burning between 750 - 999 calories
25 pts for burning 1000+ calories
Earn 5 bonus points each day by posting your CICO to the Forest chat thread:
When posting your CICO on the thread daily to earn bonus points, please list your: SP Nutrition Range, Actual CI (calories eaten), Actual CO (calories burned) and what you did to burn them....not just how many points you earned!
Example Post ~ Range: 1300-1600, CI: 1365, CO: 876, 45 mins Run Intervals
One time Tracker Points: 50 points
Friday - CI: 30 (1407), CO: 20 (761), Post: 5, Total points: 55 (deficit 1054)
Saturday - CI: 30 (1357), CO: 15 (585), Post: 5, Total points: 50 (deficit 928)
Sunday - CI: 30 (1343), CO: 20 (838), Post: 5, Total points: 55 (deficit 1195)
Monday - CI: 30 (1461), CO: 20 (754), Post: 5 , Total points: 55 (deficit 993)
Tuesday - CI: 30(1481), CO: 5(155), Post: 5 , Total points: 40 (deficit 374) was suppose to be a rest day!
Total Challenge Points: 50 + 255 = 305
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Challenge Runs FRIDAY - TUESDAY! All challenge points must be logged to the tracking thread by MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY! Please report only your TOTAL Freggie Blizzard points!
Let it Snow
Each full serving of freggie consumed 1 point (no daily maximum)
Dress your Snowman
Each color you incorporate into your day 1 point (daily maximum 5 ~ 1 ea color)
Red - Scarf
Yellow/Orange - Mittens
Green - Vest
Blue/Purple - Top Hat
White/Brown - Broom
Rainbow Freggie Blizzard
For each day you Dress your Snowman with a full rainbow you earn 10 Blizzard points! (daily Maximum 10)
Points are awarded for FULL servings of a freggie only... bites of something won't get you one!
Servings are figured as the following:
1 medium piece of fruit
1/2 cup fruit (raw, canned, or frozen)
1/2 cup cooked vegetables (canned or frozen)
1 cup raw vegetables
1/4 cup dried fruit
4-6 oz. of 100% juice (serving size depends on the type of juice)
V-8 juices (both veggie and fruit) have a combination of freggies that create 1 serving, but not a full serving of each fruit/veggie ingredient listed! A 4-6oz serving would be considered 1 fruit/veggie serving and represent 1 color (you choose which)!
F: Servings(18), Color(5), Rainbow(10) Total: 33
S: Servings(12), Color(5), Rainbow(10) Total: 27
S: Servings(17), Color(5), Rainbow(10) Total: 32
M: Servings(14), Color(5), Rainbow(10) Total: 29
T: Servings(12), Color(5), Rainbow(10) Total: 27
Total Freggie Blizzard points: 148 points
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Challenge Runs FRIDAY - MONDAY
D = DO! Make a daily goal! (10pts/day)
R = READ motivational article in the Spark archives! (10pts/day)
SECRETS OF SUCCESS ~ SUCCESS STORIES ~ MOTIVATIONAL ARTICLES
E = EXERCISE for at least 20 minutes/day MINIMUM! (10pts/day)
A = AGUA Get at least 8 8oz waters in each day!. (10pts/day)
M = MONITOR intake! Track every bite! (10pts/day)
D~F(10), S(10), S(10), M(10)
R~F(10), S(10), S(10), M(10)
E~F(10), S(10), S(10), M(10)
A~F(10), S(10), S(10), M(10)
M~F(10), S(10), S(10), M(10)
Total DREAM Points ~ 200
100% ParticipACTION....NO EXCUSES!
Sunday, January 08, 2012
A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you?
~~Far beyond! LOL! I think competitive is my middle name!
B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)?
~~Long time, been here since round 11! Pixies all the way...Once a Pixie, always a Pixie!
C is for CHILDREN...you have?
~~2 DD's...one just 18 graduating this Summer and one nearly 15!
D is for DOWNFALL...what's you're biggest temptation?
~~Letting meals slide! I don't "get" hungry so it's easy to forget!
E is for EXCUSE...what is your most famous? How can we help you overcome it?
~~Not having enough time! (when I clearly have plenty) Kick me off the computer! lol
F is for FURRY FRIENDS...you have?
~~My 3rd baby girl...Cookie! She's a 2 yr old Bichon/Lhasa mix!
G is for GROCERIES...what do you fill your cart with?
~~Anything around the perimeter of the store, lots of whole foods! I love greek yogurt and protein powder! They are my protein staples, without I'd never get enough!
H is for HOME...what state do you call home?
I is for INSPIRE...who or what is your roll model/inspiration?
~~Roll Model- Tosca Reno ~~Inspiration-A bikini beach body!!
J is for JOB...What do you do for a living?
~~SAHM, but former Accountant!
K is for KEEP IT SIMPLE...What's your focus when short on time?
~~Meals - Planning them ahead to be prepared! ~~ Fitness - Step ups or quick spin on the treadmill!
L is for LOG...Do you use the Nutrition and Fitness trackers?
~~Not as often as I should lately! I have the best results when I meet goals with both daily!
M is for MOTIVATION...Which gives you more, Mirror or Scale?
~~That's a toss up! I love to see the scale move, but the Mirror gives a bigger picture! I'd rather be fit and healthy than thin based on a number!
N is for NAME...What's the meaning behind your sparkname?
~~Recently changed from Cookiedog! Felt I needed something to reflect where I had been and was still striving to get to! Dawn, Sunrise, New horizon daily! It's a double meaning name...Risen' above the challenges to reach my goals, and when I've gotten there I will have Risen Above!
O is for OUNCES...How many ounces of water do you consume on a daily basis?
~~10 glasses minimum, but I've been slacking there too lately! Hard for me to drink cold water in the winter months, so I often "brew" a pot of water! lol
P is for PRODUCE...How many fruits and veggies do you consume daily?
~~Oh gosh...I love freggies! Rarely less than 5 or 6 servings, sometimes as many as 12-15!
Q is for QUOTE...what's your favorite?
~~So many! But as of now "When you face the sun, the shadows always fall behind you" ~Helen Keller I also love Ralph Marston! If you don't know him, you'll meet him soon! :D
R is for ROUTINE...Average number of days and minutes you exercise weekly?
~~Depends...About 60 minutes average, 6 days a week! Unless there's competition, then Heaven only knows! :D lol
S is for STATUS...Married, Single, Involved, Other?
~~Married to the most fabulous, supportive man for 19 years this past November!
T is for TIME...What time zone are you in?
U is for UNWIND...What is your favorite pass time or hobby?
~~Gardening/working outside... I love projects! Spending time with the family doing fun, active things!
V is for VACATION...If you could travel anywhere, what destination would you choose?
~~First I'd travel back to England with DD1, since that's where she was born! Someday *I* want to see Italy!
W is for WEIGHT WORKOUT...Do you follow a consistent ST program?
~~Unfortunately not! Downfall #2! I KNOW all the benefits, but I get bored! ST circuits are the way to go for me...keeps things interesting! Just have to implement!
X is for "X" MARKS THE SPOT...What do you want to see happen these 12 weeks, other than the scale move?
~~Be more organized and focus on what *I* need to do!
Y is for YESTERDAY...Do you allow choices to push you forward or dwell on them?
~~Moments of weakness happen, it's what we learn from them that makes us stronger, smarter and more determined! Keep going!
Z is for ZERO...name one thing you couldn't live without?
~~Gosh, just one? I can't do that! Family first and foremost! My running shoes for fitness and blender for nutrition! Hey...a girls has to be able drink green! :P
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