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Friday, July 13, 2012

The hardest part of a break is losing some of that accountability that you've had for the past 12 weeks. True that I've still struggled very badly while having this incredible support system, but if I didn't have that support and accountability, it would be worse, a LOT worse. So...

1. Maintain Support and Accountability by updating any Panthers left in the Den at least once a week about my progress, particularly on WEDNESDAY.

This leads me to #2...

2. Keep weighing myself every Wednesday. Update it on my current BLC19 tracking thread post.

What is my plan to help nudge the scale downward?? This must be Nutrition AND Exercise.

3. LOG my food at least 5 days of week, keep practicing until it becomes habit!

4. Spin class once a week and if possible add a 2nd weekly class (preferably a strength class)

5. Utilize my newest fitness gadget, my FITBIT. I want to average over 10,000 steps per day each week.

6. Start swimming, REGULARLY. I'm training for a triathlon and I need to be able to swim 400 meters and still be able to bike 13 miles and run a 5k.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    Great plan! emoticon

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SWEETMNTHING 7/24/2012 1:32PM

    Great plan, Mel. That triathalon training should help, along with being team leader for your remaining Panthers. I'm kinda missing BLC right now reading your blog, and think I gave myself a "break" much too soon! LOL

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    Awesome plan!! oooh, how do you like your fitbit?? Love your background, btw. OMG DROOL.

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LADY_MARIANA 7/21/2012 8:42PM

    You can do it! Your goals are fantastic and I will seek to emulate them!

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    Together we CAN! You have a plan and a goal you are working toward Mel. When is your triathlon? Do you have a tri team you are training with? You've got this!!!!!

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PEACEJENN 7/19/2012 11:11AM

    Great Plan Mel, now stick to it! You can do it!!!

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FITNFUNJEN 7/18/2012 1:23PM

    Great goals! I'm working on getting back into the habit of logging my food too. It makes all the difference for me!

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LIZARDG7 7/16/2012 6:34PM

    We're both going to use our FitBit. I'm trying to get back to 10,000 steps a day.

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LJR4HEALTH 7/15/2012 9:50PM

    Awsome plan Mel I will be there checking in weekly with you


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RHONDALYN10 7/14/2012 7:50PM

    WOOHOO Mel!
You can do it! Hopefully I will be joining in soon on the FITBIT challenge....
Love your plan!

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FITAT50 7/14/2012 7:41PM

    Be sure to blog your progress emoticon I'll be checking in on you. I've worn a pedometer for years, I don't often hit 10,000 steps but I'm always trying.

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BET212 7/14/2012 5:11PM

    Great plan Mel...I know you can do this. I think I'll post my weight on Wednesdays, too.

(You know it's kinda hard to concentrate with RDJ in a wet t-shirt emoticon )

Comment edited on: 7/14/2012 5:11:49 PM

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HAPPYSOUL91 7/14/2012 12:11PM

    good plan Mel, we can do this

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AEHEGE 7/14/2012 12:07PM

    Great goals -- you have set the bar high! But knowing your inner strength, I believe you will achieve your goals. emoticon

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LUV4CHOCOLATE 7/14/2012 11:20AM

    Great goals, Mel!

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SCOTIANRUNNER 7/14/2012 1:59AM

    I'll be watching you, too. emoticon

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MGJARVI 7/13/2012 10:41PM

    Thanks Nic, LOL, what i meant was "average over 10,000 steps per day each week" if that makes sense!!

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WATOGA17 7/13/2012 10:35PM

    Great plan, Mel! emoticon

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JO88BAKO 7/13/2012 10:26PM

    Sounds like a good plan! Thanks for hangin at the campfire with us. I'll be watching you, you can do it

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FITLIKENIC 7/13/2012 10:21PM

    I'll be watching! (you do mean 10,000 DAILY steps right? Not Weekly?)

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