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    JESSICA_STULTZ   7,832
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A little friendly competition..

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Not sure what to think about today. On the upside, I walked 4.1 miles. On the down side, I ate EIGHT girl scout cookies. (Ugh.. Why do they have to be so good??) To be honest, my calories aren't extremely high once I calculate in the amount I burned. Could have been better but I won't complain. Plus, I will have lots more walking in this week.

I did get a laugh from my mom though! We both have a nike+ account that is attached to our sportband/phone (I can use either because I have the band and the app on my phone.) Today she put in 3.7 miles and said she was going to call me to give me sh*t. She said she was shocked when she realized I was still ahead of her. I am at 6.78 miles total this month and she is at 4.79 miles total for the month. Definitely gave me a boost of pride. Now I am hoping to stay ahead. I'm sure she will get ahead because she's training for a 5k but I am proud of myself for getting in as much as I did today. It's kind of a little competition.. and extra motivation.
This is the same sportband I have.. Their is a little part that sticks out that goes into a slot in the watch. You can pull it off to plug into the computer to upload your walk information.. and there is a little sensor that you put on your shoe to record your walking information.


My mom has kind of been here for me the whole journey. She suggested sparkpeople and I made a profile.. didn't care much and fell back into my routine. When I went back to SparkPeople and started losing the weight, I let her in on the news and she's been like a cheerleader for me. We went walking together one day when we were down visiting and then she had made me the deal if I lost 20 more pounds by Christmas she would get me the nike sportband. Of course I lost that plus some. Now we both have the nike plus accounts and each time I plug in my chip with my walk information, it brings up my account and her miles too. When I'm gaining on her, I let her know.. and she says it kind of pushes her to work harder too. When she's gaining on me, she does the same. Guess it helps to have a little mother/daughter rivalry going on! Haha.
Here's a picture of me and my mama. I clearly got my dad's brown hair and brown eyes. Haha.

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SCRAP317 2/7/2013 4:18PM

    Awesome! Keep it up!

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ASRMOM 2/7/2013 9:16AM

    Keep up the awesome work! Looking great!

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ELLENIRENE 2/7/2013 5:10AM

    great relationship with your mother!! It's good you're there for each other

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ROEANDGO 2/7/2013 12:32AM

    I LOVE that you and your Mom are motivating each other!! That's fabulous! Keep up the great work!
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STEPH-KNEE 2/6/2013 2:04AM

    The picture didn't load for me the first time, but after I posted the comment it came up and I just had to say you are both so pretty! emoticon

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STEPH-KNEE 2/6/2013 2:04AM

    That is so great about the 4.1 miles!! And hey, cookies happen, you'll be fine. emoticon

That is so great that you and mom can motivation and push each other with a little friendly competition. emoticon emoticon

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