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Day 7 of my streak..thanks for the inspiration Pixie!!

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Thanks to my spark friend Pixie and encouragement from another special friend, I have started and maintained my exercise and eating right streak for one full week. Pixie has been on a streak for 172 days and has done awesome! She motivated me to start my own streak and while mine has only been 7 days, you have to start somewhere :-)

I have lost 30 lbs, but have basically maintained a weight at 30 lbs above my goal for the past couple of years. I have 30 more lbs I want to get off, but I am not going to focus on the numbers. I'm just going to eat right, try new recipes and exercise by doing something everyday. I started back at my gym last week and have worked on strength training and cardio. I find myself parking far away from my destination and running up and down the steps more. Every little bit of extra really does add up. I also enjoy walking in the evenings.

I found a recipe in this months Clean Eating magazine called Spicy Raspberry Chicken. I am making that this evening and will post pics and how it was later tonight.

I will take before pics tonight and post those tonight or tomorrow. I am ready to go!

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NANFACEMIRE1 8/23/2012 7:56AM

    Good for you. I know you can do it.

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CBSPECIAL 8/22/2012 6:06AM

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CELIAMINER 8/20/2012 10:06AM

    Great, Carla! You may just inspire me to follow you!
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LAINIESNEWLIFE 8/19/2012 9:04PM

    emoticon emoticon Keep up the great work, Carla!!! You can do it!!! I can't wait to here how the recipe went. It sure sounds yummy.

Hope you have a great week! Take care!

Hugs,

Lainie

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HEALTHYHAPPYDEB 8/19/2012 8:44PM

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POINDEXTRA 8/19/2012 3:51PM

    GO Carla!

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JILLIANPRNCSS 8/19/2012 3:41PM

    I love that you made up your own streak...keep it up

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 8/19/2012 3:37PM

    WooHoo Carla! I'm so glad you're streaking! Taking it one day at a time is the best way to go. I love how active you are with parking further away, going to the gym....and that you are not going to focus on the numbers! I look forward to seeing your pictures. I am rooting for you all the way!
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Oh, before I forget...we have a "Days in a Row" thread on the Ruby team, join us if you'd like. We just update how many days our streak is, and we encourage each other to keep going or start over as needed!

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LITTLE_QUEEN 8/19/2012 3:24PM

    emoticon THAT IS AWESOME CARLA, YOU ARE DOING GREAT AND YES, PIXIE HAS BEEN SO INSPIRING

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LOSE4LIFE47 8/19/2012 3:23PM

    Congrats!! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!

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