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August 2013 Goals

Thursday, August 01, 2013

I was thinking about this monthly goal blog, and went back to check my August goals for other years....I discovered that on August 14, I will have been a Spark member for 3 years!

The very fi rst blog, which I wrote on the 15th, talked about the fact that I made sure that I had protein with my breakfast - that hasn't changed, and the increase in freggies - which was certainly necessary, and that I walked 1/2 mile.

A year later, I blogged about my walking, which started at 10 minutes at a time [this was to walk down to the corner and back] increasing to 20 minutes, then 30, then 45 because of an exercise challenge on an RV Enthusiasts challenge that I was in.

Then, during my second year - August 2012 - things were not so good in my life and it took me a while to get my bearings - so I didn't get a blog done, but that's okay.

So, now that I am about to start my third Spark year, what are my August goals? Well, my June and July goals have served me very I will use them again! #1) I will do 1500 minutes of fitness and #2) I will have fun doing that fitness.

My Spark friends will know that I enjoy walking, so I have fun doing that. I also enjoy changing it up, and have learned to like resistance bands. I am changing it up some more this week using an elliptical trainer and going to water aerobics. I went to Zumba a few times this summer; I have yet to buy a DVD and my schedule won't work with the local classes. I just got in on the last of the Cupid Shuffle at a line dancing class - that was fun!

So...1500 or more fitness minutes, and have fun doing them...those are my August 2013 Spark goals.
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    Have Fun Doing Fitness! NOW that's my kinda goal too!! emoticon

    If we don't have *fun* doing our fitness we will quit! So NOT having fun is a non starter!

    YOU are so right Tammy! emoticon

    1172 days ago
    It is fun to look back and see how far we've come. And you have done such a great job! I admire you for your determination and especially your goal setting. It is one more thing that you do well and I expect August goals will be met!
    1175 days ago
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    1176 days ago
  • DAS92687
    Getting those goals out in front of you are so important !!
    One new thing I tried recently was Kettle Bells. I picked one up at WalMart. If you get a chance, take a look and see if it might be something fun to throw into the mix :-)

    emoticon on your Anniversary !! emoticon
    1176 days ago
    emoticon You've come a long way, baby!!! You CAN do it!!!
    1176 days ago
    emoticon Congratulations on your progress and your Spark Aversary. Your doing a great job. emoticon
    1176 days ago
    Realistic goals! Congrats on almost 3 years, Tammy.
    1176 days ago
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