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BLC-20 : 12 Week Plan and before Pictures

Monday, September 17, 2012

Reluctantly, I am posting pictures.

front (no waist)

side (definitely pear-shape)

I know that my 12 week plan is supposed to be SMART. I will list a few of my goals, but don't want to make them do-or-die requirements. I have so many balls in the air right now, that I don't want to cause unneeded pressure. I know the idea is to set these goals so that I do them, but it will be better for me to WANT to do them than HAVE to do them.

That said, here are some steps towards my success for these 12 weeks:
I will drink at least 8 cups of water a day. This 'easy' thing seems to be difficult for me to remember. I will fill a 20 oz. glass of MiO water, 4x, and leave it on the counter. As I pass by during the day, I will drink or guzzle and immediately refill.

I will remember to take my vitamins by getting them out at breakfast. I can take them whenever, but will take all of them by bedtime.

I will finish the Spark programs that I have signed up for previously. Approximately 10 minute videos should not be so difficult to do during the day. I will treat these as appointments. Do not go to bed until they are done.

That goes for the Running program, also. Complete before the Women's 5K Classic.

Do cardio at least 20 minutes per day. That can be danciing with my GD, walking DVD, treadmill, rebouncing on the trampoline while watching TV, but I will do something. I'll give myself 1 day of rest.

Reward: Just for doing this challenge, I have already purchased a foam roller and an instructional DVD for it. My muscles have been aching lately, and the reviews I've read say that a foam roller is a wonderful way to massage those muscles.
I've also purchased a few DVDs to help with my motivation. I WILL use these, not just as dust collectors.

I WILL learn to love exercising. If not for myself, at least I'll log points for my team!
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
1KSBEST 10/26/2012 8:48AM

Good luck! I think you've taken a great first step by just writing it all down! Best wishes in ENDING STRONG and LEARNING TO LOVE EXERCISE.

Your SP teammate Karen

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CATIATM 9/30/2012 8:26AM

    You know what? You're pretty cute already, and I bet you'll be smokin' hot by the time you're done. emoticon Have fun and good luck with the challenge! emoticon

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JURI62 9/19/2012 10:32PM

    This is a great plan!

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WALKINGBYFAITH2 9/19/2012 6:37AM

    emoticon Way to go on breaking past your discomfort, and getting this assignment done. Makes the next 12 weeks sound easy, eh???? emoticon

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MRS_TOAD 9/19/2012 5:45AM

    You have a great plan in place. I know you can do this with one small step at a time.

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FUNGIRL81005 9/18/2012 10:38PM

    look at that TINY waist!! You can do anything YOU set your mind to!! Do IT!!! yay!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KAYTIE22 9/18/2012 9:24PM

    You are always up to a challenge and I know you can do this. Sounds like a good plan. We'll be there to cheer you on.

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MARVEEME 9/18/2012 9:23PM

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You get to it, girl! You make yourself the #1 priority for a change, and focus all that busymom energy on the most deserving---YOU!

If Mama ain't know the rest..........


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KIKA07DK 9/18/2012 12:42PM

    Great plan, you can do it!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/18/2012 11:40AM

    Great plan. I hope you have wonderful success!! emoticon

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JSALERNO 9/18/2012 5:42AM

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BRENJET 9/18/2012 5:24AM

    You can totally do this!! Let me know if you like the foam roller...been thinking of getting one myself. That's 150 points you got for posting your picture---Awesome!!

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