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In Btwn Rounds Plan

Monday, July 21, 2014

I will continue to chat on Team FBI thread

I will plan my meals so that I'll have a better chance of eating well

I will eat a measured breakfast everyday

I will log my food onto SparkPeople

I will get no less than 20 minutes of fitness daily

I will be mindful of everything that passes my lips

I will use all of the tools that I bought that I just HAD to have like - food weight scale, measuring cups, Vitamix, Magic Bullet

I will work earnestly to get 8 glasses of water daily

I will begin to train for my October emoticon

I will use a blank monthly calendar to help me stay on track

I will try my best to earn 50 Spark points every day

I will try and eat 5 Freggie daily

If by chance I falter on any of the above I won't feel defeated and throw in the towel but I will dust myself off and get back on track at the very next opportunity.

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LYNN-LOVESLIFE7 7/24/2014 12:59AM

    Great goals! Great plan! You will be successful, you must first believe in yourself.
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emoticon 5 servings of fruits and veggies! You will do!
I believe in you...and you will do great things as you push forward.
emoticon You got this!

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DEBBIE_C 7/23/2014 11:39PM

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NEWLEAF16 7/23/2014 4:23PM

    emoticon Sounds like a great plan!

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CIPHER1971 7/22/2014 7:35AM

    Great plan, you will rock the break

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EVER-HOPEFUL 7/21/2014 11:03PM

    great goals love and i just know you can do it one question though are you only planning to weigh your breakfast?what about the other meals?love all your tools.been trying for years to get measuring cups over here with no luck.my old bleander and juicer will have to do the job as vital mix is out of my price legue.is it really much better than the normal type or just hype?any way i know your goals are not only doable but that you will do them.love the new profile photo.take care and keepm smiling but above all keep on keeping on emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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STEPH-KNEE 7/21/2014 10:59PM

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1CRAZYDOG 7/21/2014 10:03PM

    Great plans!!!!

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We Fall Down - but we get back up again

Monday, May 12, 2014

My Recovery Plan

If and when I slip up (I'm just being realistic) I will not dwell on it. I will not chalk the whole day up as a lost but I will get back on track at the very next eating opportunity. It's better to have a bad meal as oppose to a bad day.

  
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GODZDESIGN95 7/20/2014 11:36PM

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PRESBESS 5/14/2014 12:20AM

    I like that attitude!
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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/13/2014 3:24PM

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LIVINTODAY 5/13/2014 12:18PM

    The secret to success is to get up one more time than you fall down! You are absolutely right - A bad meal does not have to equal a bad day! emoticon

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SWEETNEEY 5/13/2014 6:51AM

    Sometimes we do accentuate the negative and it's a small part of all the positive things we do. I guess it's the challenge.

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SUNSET09 5/12/2014 11:19PM

  emoticon We all go through, to get to! We get back uo, dust ourselves off and get back on track. all is not lost. It's just a humbling experience, such is life! emoticon and emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 5/12/2014 7:52PM

    You have the right attitude to succeed! Awesome and proud of you.

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CIPHER1971 5/12/2014 6:06PM

    Awesome.

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03191952 5/12/2014 5:31PM

  that's exactly right, kudo's for your bright & postitive attitude & thinksing, if we all would be as positive as you, the world would be a much better place

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My Fitness Test Blog

Monday, May 05, 2014

Okay I felt like I was going to check out on the 3 Minute Step Test. I still haven't recovered. My throat is so sore it feels like an army platoon has marched in my throat. I think I was suppose to count how long it took me to return to my resting heart rate after I finished the Step Test, well as far as I'm concerned I've never returned to a resting heart rate as I'm still struggling to breathe.

I did do 32 push-ups, 43 crunches and a 25 minute mile walk. I did good on the crunches and push-ups but I really have got to work on my walk time. But in my defense the weather just really broke and this was my first walk.

I downloaded the Metronome on my iPhone but I don't know how to work it. I will have no problem getting my 6 hours of sleep tonight as I'm not feeling well after that Step Test.

  
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SWEETNEEY 5/10/2014 12:26PM

    What you were feeling was the enzymes getting active. I didn't try the step test

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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/6/2014 2:59PM

    sorry to hear that about the step test.why did you not stop if you were feeling so bad love.you would be the first to say that to us so start listening to yourself love.way to go on getting it done though you know have a starting point to work from.get better soon love.take care and keep smiling emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 5/6/2014 11:52AM

    Can't help you with the metronome (only know how I used it for practicing my piano pieces).

But kudos on your test!

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GODZDESIGN95 5/6/2014 11:20AM

    girl I hope you are alright. emoticon emoticon might ned a check up or something.

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CIPHER1971 5/6/2014 1:56AM

    Take care and get well soon.

Great job on the push-ups and crunches

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Somebody Please Answer This Question

Monday, May 05, 2014

What is a Metronome and how do you use it? I downloaded it on my iPhone but I haven't a clue how to use it. Please help.

  
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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/6/2014 2:55PM

    emoticon emoticon got me there

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NANCYTUNBERG64 5/6/2014 7:35AM

    I only know that it is a device to time your music beats. My Mom is a piano teacher and we used to use one to make sure our rythmn was correct.

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25 Mini Goals for the 25th Anniversary of BLC

Friday, May 02, 2014

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Just 2 days ago I posted My Plan and now I'm going to post 25 Mini Goals

1. Eat a healthy breakfast
2. Drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water
3. Eat 4-6 Freggies a day
4. Get 5-7 hours of sleep
5. Track every BLT (bite, lick, taste)
6. Achieve a minimum of 60 minutes of fitness daily
7. Earn 500 fitness minutes per week
8. Try a new preferably vegetarian recipe once a week
9. Eat on smaller plates
10. Eat 1/2 portions
11. Slow down eating
12. Try eating with my less dominant utensil
13. Avoid watching TV food commercials
14. Plan a late night snack of fruit or a piece of sugarless gum
15. Plan my meals
16. Do fun Wii Sport activities like bowling, baseball, tennis, boxing
17. To exercise even when I don't feel like it
18. Stop beating myself up when I falter
19. Create some small gifts as rewards for accomplishments
20. Do 4-5 sessions per week with personal trainer
21. Participate at least 3 5k within this round
22. Start using Agave Nectar instead of sugar
23. Start training for half-marathon in October
24. Cultivate friendships with the fellow FBI agents
25. Have a good time celebrating 25 rounds of BLC

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STEPH-KNEE 5/2/2014 8:59PM

    You are emoticon! These are great goals! :D

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TRUNKJUNK 5/2/2014 8:15PM

    Yes #13 is funny but I should have expounded on it more. At night when I'm watching TV and these food commercials come and I watch them I get instantly hungry. Even if I don't have what they're advertising my mind immediately think of something that I might be a good substitute. So I want to use those 2-3 minutes to switch to a music channel and do a mini workout. Even if I don't do the mini workout if I just change the channel that within itself will help. I usually try to DVR most things I want to watch so I can fast forward through the commercials.

Those commercials reeks havoc in my eating at night no matter how good I've been.

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PRESBESS 5/2/2014 6:56PM

    I like your list. I've been working on #11. I really want to do better. Now your #13 is funny! I've gotta check back in with you to see how that is going.

Overall, I know you can do it. Make it happen!
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AMARILYNH 5/2/2014 6:28PM

    I LOVE this idea - you've picked some GREAT mini goals!! This WILL take you to success - no doubt about it!! emoticon emoticon

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CIPHER1971 5/2/2014 6:17PM

    great goals - if you want a 5k buddy I am up for that

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PARASELENIC 5/2/2014 6:15PM

    Trunkjunk-- this is the coolest! What a great idea! Please let me know how the agave nectar works for you as a sugar replacement.... I've heard lots of good things about it, but I would love to hear how it works in different things!

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SHARON2014 5/2/2014 5:33PM

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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/2/2014 3:14PM

    great list mary love.you can do this. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 5/2/2014 2:51PM

    Wonderul!

Good luck

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