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Awesome August Goals


Thursday, August 01, 2013

My Awesome August Goals are...

1. Track Daily -- stay under 2,000 calories. Aim for 1,800.

2. Drink a glass of water before each meal.

3. Exercise 6 days a week. At least 3 classes. Up strength training from once a week to twice a week. (Muscle burns more calories than fat.)

4. Restaurant Free Day at least once a week.
emoticon Baby Step here, but that's how I started tracking. Small goal; feeling successful; inspired to do more.

5. Keep night-time snacking under 350 calories.
emoticon In the past, this has been a HUGE problem for me. I'm doing much better at having one small treat and then closing the kitchen.

emoticon There's a couple more things that I want to do this month, but I'm leaving them off the goal list. I don't want to overwhelm myself. I want to be a Success!

These things will be on the back burner... work on my sleep habits; a meatless day; and trying something new.

emoticon I will be asking the Wizard for "Patience" as the weight slowly and permanently comes off. Creating a new healthy life style for myself. I'm facing the right direction; starting with the basics; and heading down the yellow brick road. I hope you'll come with me!!

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/2/2013 11:32AM

    Patience??? You're asking for patience??? Boy, are YOU a "glutton" for punishment - no pun intended!!! emoticon

Actually, I have faith that you will do what your heart desires! If your heart desires a healthy lifestyle, you'll accomplish these goals!

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HAPPYDOES 8/2/2013 6:57AM

    Way to go, Dee!

I'm sending out Happy's Pep Squad to cheer you on!

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WISHICOULDFLY 8/1/2013 7:15PM

    You are smart to come up with a game plan that you can live with that is realistic. You got this! emoticon

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KARENKANDO 8/1/2013 6:04PM

    Goals are good. And that you are thinking this thru in advance and making it a goal to not over-burden yourself? Perfect! I'm gonna set some goals with you. . . and together we'll support one another so that we reach all that we set! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BRENDABUNNY 8/1/2013 3:47PM

    These are awesome goals and very attainable emoticon emoticon

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MARLY53 8/1/2013 3:39PM

    emoticon Yes your goals are awesome Dee. Keep it up.

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FLPALM 8/1/2013 2:38PM

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As "Glenda, the Good Witch" I am hoping she grants BOTH OF US your goals. I love how you list your goals, stopping as to not overwhelm yourself! That is great!

I am back on track, s-l-o-w-l-y, but I know we will do it! I'll be meeting you on the yellow brick road, just look for one of the little munchkins. I'm short, so I am considering myself one! LOL!!!

Hugs,

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KDRICH24 8/1/2013 1:48PM

    Good Luck! emoticon

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