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BLC 21 Goals...

Friday, January 18, 2013

Yes, it is that time again where you will see some BLC 21 related posts from me. Some of our challenges include posting a blog about certain things, so I gotta do what I gotta do to represent the Sassy emoticon Sheriff's and get those points!

The round just started this Wednesday, and I am pretty excited. I am ready to push myself for the next 12 weeks. The last round was my first time participating in the BLC, and I lost a little over 14 pound during the 12 week challenge. While I am proud of what I accomplished, I also hit my major plateau and did not lose an ounce for a little over 4 weeks. It was really frustrating not to hit my goal of 18 pounds for the round, but hey, stuff happens. emoticon

I enjoyed the experience so much that I am back for my second round. My starting weight for the round is 216.8 and my goal is to lose 20 pounds. It may be a bit of a lofty goal for me, but I am determined to push full steam ahead to try to lose 20 pounds, and if I fall short what's the worst that happens, I lose 15 pounds instead? I will take it. I really would like to at least hit Onederland during this challenge. Besides, we all know I am chomping at the bit to get my hand on the Ipod Touch 5 right?! It is definitely on my mind. Maybe I should put a picture of it on my fridge as an added reminder. emoticon

Anyways, having a goal to lose 20 pounds is great, but how am I going to get it done? Okay, I can't lie... I already set my January goals, and essentially all my goals are the same. The ONLY difference is, to get the points for this challenge I will need 300 fitness minutes a week, so that is the only thing that is really changing... trying to get in MORE fitness minutes.

BLC goals (same as January goals):
emoticonBlog once a week on Tuesdays with results for accountability.

emoticonTrack water intake and get at least 8 glasses.

emoticonStrength Training 3 days a week for upper body, 2 days for lower body.

emoticon7 days of cardio... with 2 days being just walking for the cardio.

emoticonTrack all food.

emoticonStay in calorie range!

emoticonHit 300 fitness minutes a week (added for blc, and to have 1000 fitness minutes for January).

So there you have it, here is my starting pic that many of you have seen, and here is to having a significant difference in my "after photo" 12 weeks from now!


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  • v WEBEZE
    Great Goals. Your after pictures are going to be awesome. emoticon
    1285 days ago
  • v LIBELULITA
    I love your goals and I know you'll achieve them all emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1285 days ago
  • v LAHUDSONCHEF
    Stephanie, I'm rooting for you! Oh,and thanks for the SparkGoodie!
    1286 days ago
  • v LISAN0415
    Those are awesome goals and I know you can do it!!!

    -Lisa
    1287 days ago
  • v MERRY_XMAS
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    I'm sure in your "after" photo you are gonna be totally different!
    1287 days ago
  • v JUSTLIKEALICE
    You are so gonna do it! I just know it!
    1287 days ago
  • v JURORI
    Hey, I know you can do it! With that kind of plan set out there's no way you couldn't do it, so hang in there and push yourself. You already said yourself what the "worst possible outcome" would be- i.e. losing 15 pounds or whatever instead of 20. OH NO, YOU'RE LOSING WEIGHT, am I right? emoticon You just keep doing what you're doing because it's workin' for ya!
    1288 days ago
  • v PROJECT_SUSAN
    Well Sheriff - looks like you have the plan all set and are on your way to ONEDERLAND!!! That's what I'm talkin' about! You are going to get there! I can hear the determination in that blog and I know that soon, we will be having that virtual party to celebrate!!! emoticon emoticon Whoa! Don't be starting the party yet...We gotta DO WORK first!

    You go this my friend! I am right there with ya all the way!

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    1288 days ago
  • v JESSICA_STULTZ
    I have faith in you! You can and WILL hit Onederland in this round. And I bet your after picture will be Onederful!
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    1288 days ago
  • v JACOBSBELOVED
    So excited for you to be starting the BLC again! I hope your dedication, perseverance, and hard work get you the results you're after.

    It's amazing/ crazy/ awesome how you could actually be in Onederland over the course of these 12 weeks! I'm totally rooting for you to get there!!!

    I look forward to the Tuesday blogs and updates on your progress!
    1288 days ago
  • v HEATHERFREE
    WOO HOOOOO! emoticon Your gonna kick butt!!! I'm gonna be rootin for you and trying to push myself also! I haven't been posting much because I've really been putting time into planning my meals,trying a new calorie cycling range this week and I weigh in again on monday, and I've just been busy with a new schedule and spending time changing tons of things so that it's easier for me to stick with this. So I will have an update on Monday! Have a great weekend! emoticon
    1288 days ago
  • v AHTRAP
    Here's to goals...and to kicking them through the goalposts!

    g'luck on the BLC...have you decided what song you're going to listen to first on your ipod touch?
    1288 days ago
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