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New Goals and Rewards for 2012

Monday, January 09, 2012

Ok so the verdict is in...my weight has climbed back up to 291 through the pregnancy. I have to admit that I'm a little disappointed in myself after having lost all the way down from 342 to 223 to have let it creep back up that high. The one thing I'm very proud of though is that I promised myself I'd never see a 3 at the front of my weight on the scale ever again and because I'm getting back on track now-I'm keeping that promise.

I'm not sure how to do this now with my time being even more limited, but I know I can. Before, it was just me and now it's me, my husband, and our beautiful baby boy. While time is even more of an issue than it was before I have something else that I didn't before and that's a whole new reason to do this and get healthy. In addition to being someone that my son can be proud of and being a good example for him, I have my husband who needs this even more than I do. He has come into my life and made my world a wonderful and amazing place to exist within and I want to give that back to him.

We sat down yesterday and each of us made a list of goals and rewards. It was actually a lot of fun and really motivating. I want to share my list here to keep me accountable and as soon as I get the chance I'll update my main page to reflect them as well.

So here we are...

Goal Reward
280 New Workout Video
275 Highlights and a trim
265 5 lb hand weights
250 LL Bean Duffels (1 small, 1 large)
240 2 new notebooks from Staples
235 New Cookbook
230 Perfume
223-where I was before Spa Day, hair mani-pedi, massage
215 New iPhone case
205 New workout clothes
Under 200 Personal Trainer
Within Range of 175-190 Get away with my husband
180 Movie Date with my favorite guy
Met goal of 175 New wardrobe and a trip that requires a passport

It's going to be more rewarding than ever checking these off as they are met because we are doing it together. It thrilled me to see him get so excited about it too. We spent an hour or more just sitting here and dreaming big while we made our lists. We want to have another baby in a year or two and I am trying to meet my goal weight by then...for my health AND my sanity!

I'm also realizing that while it's always important to take this journey for yourself, there can be extra motivation when you're also doing it for someone else. I mean, you have to do it for YOU no matter what, but when you can be an example, an inspiration and motivator for someone else the rewards of your success increase 10 fold!

I think it would serve us all well to keep that in mind. Someone is ALWAYS watching your success and you could be their hope, their proof it can be done, their reason to try.

So keep SPARKING!
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DMC10241 7/9/2012 11:26AM

    So where are you at on your "Goal/Rewards"? Have you gotten that personal trainer yet? I bet you will in no time!!! emoticon

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JEN_BACK2BASICS 2/8/2012 2:12PM

    Great goals and rewards! Go Aimee!!

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MRSSHOWME 1/22/2012 9:13PM

    So exciting to have such support and motivation! Best of everything to you and your family!

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MELODYSPARKLES 1/18/2012 2:55AM

    Oh, Aimee, I am so happy for you and your new baby, what a wonderful surprise my sweet angel! Your wt gain, well thats the way it goes, i am in such awe of you! Well I am envisioning back when your panties used to fall down while you were working out, now I wonder if you can breast feed and jump around also! LOL

Congratulations on your new lovely baby boy, isn't life amazing! So wonderful so wonderful...Lots of love to you my sweet freind! emoticon emoticon

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BOOKSCATSTEA 1/14/2012 10:29AM

    Wow - keep up the great work!
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-KATHERINE- 1/11/2012 8:37PM

    Love your list of goals and rewards! What incentive! No better incentive than being able to be active with your children!
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PENNEYV 1/10/2012 8:04AM

    emoticon As always your excitement is infectious! It is great to see you taking control. Plus side is that you are still several pounds less than when you started and you have that wonderful baby! emoticon

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SKUNKY4 1/10/2012 7:26AM

    I know emoticon ! I saw what you did before and with all the extra motivation it will happen again. I'm so impressed with your goals and rewards. I really need to sit down and do that again. Once again you are an inspiration to me.
emoticon ....Jackie

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WILDFLOWERR_ 1/9/2012 10:54PM

    emoticon emoticon Aimee is Back! emoticon
These are some emoticon goals! Even though you will be busier than you have ever been, I KNOW that emoticon
and you DO have such awesome motivation for sure!
Just remember, I am here to help, ALWAYS! emoticon
Love,
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WISHICOULDFLY 1/9/2012 8:30PM

    New wardrobe and a trip that requires a passport? I LOVE it! Go big or go home! emoticon

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OWENZZOO 1/9/2012 6:22PM

    Congratulations! It sounds like you are well on your way back on track!

I'm really happy for you.

Anna. emoticon

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RUNNER4LIFE08 1/9/2012 4:00PM

    I like your rewards list! You can do it!!!

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PONYFARMER 1/9/2012 3:16PM

    Great blog! On the upside, you have the most wonderful gift of all, you son!

I like what you have done here and you have motivated me to do the same thing, so thank you.

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