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Commitment: Summer 5% challenge


Monday, July 15, 2013

I have enjoyed reaching my goal and I think I have found my maintenance program. Basically I went up to about 1350 calories a day and reduced my exercise to about 1 hour a day. However, I have decided I would like to try to lose another 5 or so pounds. I have joined the Summer 5% challenge which would equal a weight loss for me of about 7 pounds. That sounds like enough to hopefully whittle a little more off my waistline!

To accomplish this goal I well reduce my calories back down to 1200 / day. I will bring my exercise back up to 2 hours a day of outdoor activity. I will faithfully continue to track food and fitness each day.

In addition I will do my best to be supportive of my team members and welcome any support they offer to me. I will do this by reading their status daily, reading and commenting on their blogs and staying involved in team discussions.

The last 5% challenge was interesting, a good learning experience and very successful. I hope for the same for myself and all my team members.
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KALISWALKER 7/16/2013 12:33PM

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WILSONWR 7/16/2013 10:00AM

    Good for you! Good luck on the challenge!

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MNABOY 7/16/2013 12:05AM

    looks like we will be in another 5% challenge together, maybe the same team this time?

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ANYVAR54 7/15/2013 8:41PM

    Way to go. I wish you the best of success. Which team are you on? I am a Beautiful Butterfly, and think I recognize your name so I think you might be too. I too am going on to do the summer challenge. Lets spark on.

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FIT4MEIN2013 7/15/2013 6:16PM

    And we keep playing.... I have 'reached my goal weight' 3 times now! emoticon Halfway through the last challenge I decided to go for more loss and almost made my 5% in 4 weeks. I think I am where I want to be now, though I wouldn't fuss about another few pounds. emoticon

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FEARLESSNOW 7/15/2013 4:55PM

    Congratulations on your past success. Best of luck!

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AUNTB63 7/15/2013 4:32PM

    Sounds like a winner type challenge. Best of luck to you :) emoticon

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ZZYYGGY3 7/15/2013 3:37PM

    good luck on your challenge.

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