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July Goal Update

Sunday, July 01, 2012

I realized that if I lose 7 more pounds, I will no longer be considered overweight. It seems like that's doable. I don't want to think about that long-term goal of 130, so I think I'll just head for that 141. I think I could do that by the end of August, if I kept up the healthy eating and exercising.

I had a horrid afternoon of emotional eating. I was hoping for a nice long Sunday afternoon nap. . .which happens about 95% of Sundays. But this was a 5% Sunday, because of a phone call and a kid calling out in his sleep during his nap. So I had some mint chocolate. And some more. And a little more. Too much. I felt really ill afterward. Instead of punishing myself and not eating anything for the rest of the day, I just ate sensibly and went over my calorie limit.

Goals for all weeks of July except the one when we're at the reunion:

1. 8 hrs of sleep a night

2. complete 3 jogs each week, composite of intermediate and advanced endurance plans

3. no sugar except a little at reunion

4. see 144 on scale by end of month (that's a great number by the way, one gross, or 12 squared, very divisible)

5. consult SparkPeople meal plans when in need of an idea, instead of high-calorie winging it

6. 10,000 steps a day, not sending the children up and down the stairs for things but fetching them myself

7. strength training 3 days a week (blech. . .)
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    Great goals! Stick with them and you'll be out of the overweight range before the end of summer!

    You CAN do this!!!
    2090 days ago
    You can do it!!
    2091 days ago
    You are SO close to your goal! I know you can do it. What kind of strength training are you doing? I think kettlebells make a fun workout if you are looking for something to change it up. Have a great time at reunion!

    2091 days ago
    Congratulations and good luck!
    2091 days ago
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