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Week 3 Fitness Goals


Monday, February 18, 2013

Hello everyone!
OK, so last week, being a little more relaxed with myself, went much better. I got in 3 miles and I am happy with that. Eating wasn't so great, but I know why. Rather than go on about that, I can honestly say that I know this week will be better. I am off my antibiotic, which means I am back to exclusively nursing, which means eating right for little Carly! It sure does make it easier!

This weekend was good...I bought myself a FitBit One and a new pair of running/workout shoes. Two motivational tools to go with the exercise part. Carly is my motivation to eat right.

With this said, here are the goals for this week...

Walk - minimum of 4 miles
Steps - 3 days with over 10,000 steps, the other days I must reach at least 5,000

Food - track it all...every single bite!
Water - minimum 10 glasses a day

Weight - lose the 2 - 3 lbs I gained the previous week. (Currently 192)

Alright...definitely easily attainable goals. I'm not sure I'll be able to blog next Monday. It's going to be crazy starting Friday (or maybe even Thursday) this week. Family comes to town Friday (maybe Thursday). Em's sweet 16 is Saturday. Sunday will still be busy, I'm sure.
Monday I have court in the morning (custody mediation with Em's dad...wish me luck!!) and Carly's 1 month appointment in the afternoon. Tuesday is my first day back to school (wish me luck there too, lol!) and Wednesday I have my check-up. Can't wait to get clearance from the doctor to get back to normal high-intensity cardio workouts!

I hope you are all well! Thanks to everyone for being so understanding with me and my lack of "sparking" these days!

Hugs to you all!!
Beth
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KIMMAS82 2/28/2013 5:36PM

    You've been a Sparking champ compared to me!! I'm lucky to get on once a month since Linnea's been born!!

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MUGSYMOM 2/22/2013 8:53AM

    You are such an inspiration!

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TWNOMWE 2/22/2013 6:41AM

    You are strong and a wonderful mom. Great goals too. emoticon
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COMPUCATHY 2/21/2013 8:32PM

    You have got one crazy, busy week ahead! Take care of you! You're doing great! Hope you had a great Thursday! TGIF! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon

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TWO-TOO-MUCH 2/21/2013 2:49PM

    Hey, busy lady! Your goals sound reasonable and attainable. I've been tracking every morsel I've been eating/drinking, too -- it really helps. I've had two excellent days now and I want to keep it rolling. :) Take care and give Carly a hug from the Team!

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NORASPAT 2/19/2013 6:21PM

    BETH, you have so much going on. I am so glad you have your fr bit one and new shoes, way to go. I was surprised you will be back to school so soon. Will you be able to take Carly with you.
I hope Monday goes the way you and Emily would like it to be. I just hope it does not stress you out too much.
HUGS , You are a dynamo, Hugs Pat in Maine. Take good care of yourself. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BLOOMINGLENA 2/19/2013 12:24PM

    emoticon Beth! I am a bit jealous you got a fit bit! And a new pair of comfortable emoticon !
Hope all work out according to your plans.

Wishing Emily sweet sixteen and all the best in her life! Enjoy the party and have fun!
Take care!

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HOPEFULHIPPO 2/19/2013 11:58AM

    Dang I'm tired reading all that! LOL I want lots of pics of Em's sweet 16 as I'm trying to plan Maureen's.

So threes are the number huh? the three of us hit three? sounds good. Let's go rock it.

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KIM_POSSIBLE77 2/19/2013 9:29AM

    Should I start this comment off with "I hate to be a downer" LMBO!!! (You better be laughing!!)

Girl you are amazing and I know that you can do this. Besides we have a goal to hit that 3 together this week!! I can't wait for you to get the all "ok" and hit it hard like you were. I know you will bounce back and I look forward to hearing all about it!! Spring is around the way and soon we will be able to get outside more....I know that is what you love the most!

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GAMMY98 2/19/2013 8:22AM

    You are my kid that always stays on top of things and you will do great. It is looking good for us to wait and come Fri. if we do come Thur we will stay at a motel and stay out of you hair. emoticon

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JSTCHLIN 2/19/2013 7:26AM

    Busy Busy Busy. Good Luck for sure in court. Enjoy Emilys Sweet 16. And the first Month appointment for Carly. We are planning Emilys 7th birthday party on Memorial Day weekend (as always). I can't believe my baby girl is almost 7. That's a serious number. LOL. As is 16 of course. Enjoy your week, your family, the party.

Take care and stay healthy

Mike

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MUSICALLYMINDED 2/18/2013 6:28PM

    Wow, you have a lot on your plate right now... good luck handling all the stressors this week. I'm amazed that you are worrying about fitness goals at all while dealing with all of that! Good luck with your mediation hearing!

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NUOVAELLE 2/18/2013 5:16PM

    A Fitbit and a new pair of shoes? That's a great way to start a new fitness week! Well done, Beth! I'm amazed at all your motivation and your plans. With everything that has been going on and with your mind full of all your daily responsibilities and the upcoming events, it's really surprising that you find time to even think about exercise!
I wish you all the best for your return to school next week.
Happy sweet 16 to Emily! I hope her party is a great success and it fills her heart with sweet, unforgettable memories.
Take care, super mommy!
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ROSEWCI 2/18/2013 4:20PM

    Phew! You got a lot going on there girl! Don't worry bout us, we'll be just fine! Cheering ya on as you get yourself back on track, little mama!!! Take care of that lovely family & Happy B-Day to Em!!!

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GRACEISENUF 2/18/2013 2:59PM

    You can do it..haven't a doubt.

HAPPY SWEET SIXTEEN TO EMILY!

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