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Let's get this plan together!

Monday, September 17, 2012

OK so I need a roughly 12 week plan to get me ready for the holiday's!

Over all goals are to lose inches around my middle and strengthen and build my upper body (arms, back shoulders) I would also like to lose 6 pounds in the next 12 weeks though I am not so concerned about the weight loss if I am building muscle and losing inches.

Now, how to accomplish this!

1. Food tracking - get ready to hear a whine.....I HATE FOOD TRACKING!!! I hate it I hate it I hate it!! sigh. it works so I will do it. I will track all possible meals (except for the ones where I eat out at the local restaurants. I can't get nutritional info from them). In addition to tracking I will use the note section to record how I felt about what I ate that day and if I see anything where I can improve or did really well I will use that area to record it. I also plan to develop a new menu that follows more of a meat less lower carb diet. I am not an Adkins girl, I just need to stop eating so much I love bread!

2. Exercise - I am going to start out the first few weeks with a minimum of 20 minutes 6 days a week. after 3 week I will evaluate my progress and decide how much to add for the next 3. I will also use the note section on this and record how I feel about my workout. Focusing on Mental and physical.

3. I will participate on my teams and I will read blogs that motivate me. In turn I will take my notes I made and blog once a week compiling all my notes and evaluating my week hoping that my blog will motivate someone else!

Lots of my issues are mental. I am STILL hanging on to that skinny girl I used to be. I am STILL in denial that I am ever getting old and the more I yo-yo the harder this is going to be. I am STILL getting very close to my goals and self sabotaging myself. I hope by doing these three "simple" things I will turn this around and move on and stop once and for all holding on to the past!

here is me - yucky side view before picture

here is me with my guns showing! HA!!!

Here is my cat who is telling me to get off the computer and pay attention to her!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JO88BAKO 9/28/2012 10:09PM

    Hope you have a great weekend. Good luck with the challenge. It seems like a fun one we Outlaws can have fun with while working on our goals

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FT4EVR 9/22/2012 6:40PM

    I think your goals are great ones! Tracking is sooo very important. I can relate to your mental issues! We have the same body shape. The only difference is that I am older than you. I haven't come to terms that the "skinny girl" needs to adjust to a new shape. You are right....the more yo yo'ing the harder it is as you age. That is true for me. You can turn it around though and when you stick to your goals you can put an end to it! Cute pics! Even the "yucky" one!

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COOPSM 9/22/2012 6:01PM

    You got this girl!!!!

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PKCTTS 9/20/2012 7:51PM

    I think you are probably already exceeding that exercise goal. No doubt - you've got this!

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JO88BAKO 9/20/2012 6:16PM

    You bet we Outlaws can do it. I'm with ya!

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LMB-ESQ 9/19/2012 5:05AM

    Pretty kitty! You have a great plan!

My issues are all mental too, a lot like yours, in fact! I think I need to take a page out of your book and set some more concrete goals. I've never used the notes sections of the trackers. You'll have to let me know how that works for you!

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HAWAII5YEARS 9/18/2012 4:09PM

    Love the second picture! Why? Because your personality and attitude are showing.
Go get 'em!

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TKAYSMILES 9/18/2012 1:42PM

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BILL60 9/18/2012 7:47AM

    Hang tough and do it.

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*MADHU* 9/18/2012 4:20AM

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BLUE42DOWN 9/17/2012 11:51PM

    Rock those guns! Sounds like your cat knows what is important. I'm sure she approves of your plan as long as it include kitty time.

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--MEOW-- 9/17/2012 11:47PM

    Great plan emoticon
you look like a doll BTW emoticon cute

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SCOTIANRUNNER 9/17/2012 10:09PM

    Go get 'em!

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STEELKICKIN 9/17/2012 9:44PM

    Now THAT sounds like a plan!! Ohh, honey, your before picture is gorgeous, too. Just face it. You're a gorgeous gal and your cat is a cutie, too!! Good luck on your goals. You will do it cuz you're charmingly stubborn as well!

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RHONDALYN10 9/17/2012 8:46PM

    You crack me up!
Amazing how we don't feel older.....I am right there with you and was only in the past year that I accepted I am not going to be 115 least not anytime soon.
Best wishes! I know you are going to do great!

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