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Starting over

Saturday, August 18, 2012

I had the last re-check following my hand surgery yesterday. The Doctor said things are healing very well and that I can return to all of my normal activities, as I feel comfortable.

I decided that this is the perfect time to make some serious changes to my goals and routine, and work on making other changes in my lifestyle. So, today I will sit down with pen and paper and WRITE down the changes I want to make and what I will do to be sure they happen.
While I have not finalized any of them yet, here are a few of the things I plan to do:
1. Plan meals in advance and have the foods I need ready to prepare for each meal.
2. Get back to lifting weights and work each body part twice a week.
3. Get back to biking and ride at least 100 miles a week.
4. Set aside, and schedule, time every day for household chores.

I know I will have other things that will make the list grow as I get into it, but these four will be a good start to making more changes and staying fit.

So, my journey continues and the new course begins NOW!!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SKINNYPOWELL1 8/23/2012 7:31AM

    emoticon Great goals and I have NO doubts that you will be checking them off your list each week. Glad you are back in action.

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ACTIVE_AT_60 8/22/2012 7:23AM

    I think I will have to increase my mileage to keep up with you ....

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DAVEINSEOUL 8/22/2012 7:21AM

    Great goals! 100 miles a week? I should be so lucky!

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ANDYINBC 8/20/2012 12:51PM

    Wow, great goals. The 100 miles of cycling is impressive.

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BARBARAROSE54 8/19/2012 11:54AM


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SUNNYWBL 8/19/2012 12:19AM

    A great start on your goals.

I took your advice and now have the parts to my new Gold's Gym recumbent exercise bike spread out on my LR rug. Step by step I will put it together. emoticon

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MARYELLEN301 8/18/2012 8:56PM

    All very positive steps. Guaranteed success if you stick with them. Good luck!

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RAINBOWMF 8/18/2012 4:51PM

    Good for you.
I will be happy to see you adding those miles again, it just seemed to make you so happy.

emoticon on the healing, you have been patient and it has all paid off.

Hugs Mary

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DIDMIS 8/18/2012 12:58PM

    I am glad you are doing so well and the doc gave you the emoticon
You have some good goals. Go for it. I joined a streak in one of the teams and today is my 45th day w/o dessert. emoticon

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PATTERD707 8/18/2012 10:26AM

    Love the goal setting, love that you're going to be on your bike (always makes me feel like I'm a kid again).

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BABYNURSE2000 8/18/2012 10:25AM

    Woo Hoo!

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JULIA_211 8/18/2012 9:48AM

    Great goals! I like the starting over perspective. I for one love fresh new starts, and I wish you well with your new and improved goals! emoticon emoticon

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LEANJEAN6 8/18/2012 8:13AM

    You can do this! The number of times you quit is irrelevant. The number of times you have the courage to get back up is what matters.Lynda emoticon

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    The first step to achieving a goal is to know what that goal is.

If you don't know where you are going you might end up someplace else
- Yogi Berra

Make today a great day!

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MYBULLDOGS 8/18/2012 8:05AM


my sister walks 15,000 steps a day at 63 years old and has lost 105 pounds.

i gave up grain and sugary products and have lost 44 pounds at age 60.

we are both still loosing weight until we reach our goal


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