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Hello 240's.. Soooo nice to see you!

Monday, August 05, 2013

Well, I woke up this morning and was welcomed by my Aria scale flashing a 249!!! WOOT WOOT.. that's a decade of numbers I haven't seen in sooooo long!! I'm 4lbs from my BLC22 goal with 4 weeks to go.. BUT I LEAVE FOR AFRICA IN 11 DAYS!!!.. I really want to hit that 245lbs on the day I leave for Africa. So, for the next two weeks my eating will not change.. still eating Paleo.. lots of veggies.. 100g of protein.. good fats.. some fruit... I am upping the exercise to 3 days of "two a day" workouts per week emphasizing cardio on the 2nd workout (which I hate, have I mentioned that? LOL) Regardless, i'm going to PUSH myself fully into the UNCOMFORTABLE ZONE so that I can meet my BLC goal before I head out on vacation.. then just aim to maintain while having a ZIP-LINING FANTASTIC TIME in Africa!!

So, this week will look like this:
Monday - CrossFit
Tuesday - Cardio am and swimming pm
Wednesday - CrossFit
Thursday - Cardio am and swimming pm
Friday - CrossFit
Saturday - CrossFit Class and swimming pm
Sunday - Zumba

It's amazing to me how much my life has changed in the last 5 months (since I found the right way for me to be successful in losing weight).. I'm down 77 lbs..and doing things I NEVER EVER thought I'd do.. Some are physical challenges but some are more a challenge to my self confidence... Yesterday my new adventure was participating in a shooting competition.. it was an International Practical Shooting Event Confederation.. this one involved drawing from your holster and - with speed and accuracy - hitting a plethora of metal targets. There were three rounds and I HAD A BLAST (no pun intended).

Girls with Guns

This is me and one of my CrossFit friends... So. Much. Fun.

11 days til Africa

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MAMAWSAUL 8/9/2013 9:20PM

    What an inspiration!!!! emoticon emoticon Have a great time in Africa.

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AWOLF24 8/9/2013 9:32AM

    Great picture and wow - congratulations on ALL of your successes!

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BESSHAILE 8/9/2013 8:15AM

    What a great blog! You look fantastic btw - and I just know you're going to have a super time in Africa. I hope you'll post all about it when you come home.

You really are beautiful.

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FLAMENM 8/8/2013 9:59PM

    Hello 240s! You won't be there long....

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FUNLOVEN 8/7/2013 10:17AM

    emoticon on the new weight decade! I have no doubt you will reach that 245 in the next 11 days. It just seems like yesterday that you had 65 days before Africa. I am soooo excited for you. BTW, nice pic emoticon

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ZEECHA 8/6/2013 8:14AM

    Wow. And guns too? Dang! You have been amazing for the last five months! Wow, just wow

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IMISSOATIE 8/6/2013 1:01AM

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So proud of you and inspired by you!!

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DAWNSJOURNEY 8/5/2013 11:11PM

    You so got this...Woo hoo So Excited for you ! You have fun on the zip line and on your trip :) emoticon emoticon emoticon

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STEPH-KNEE 8/5/2013 9:00PM

    You are amazing! I am so proud of you, you are literally working your A$$ off and you deserve it sooo much! emoticon emoticon

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GETSTRONGRRR 8/5/2013 8:46PM

    God, guns, &'s what makes this country great!

Awesome work all around're a determined, workout beast!

Ziplines are calling out to you from Africa....where is she...where is she?!?!?!?

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JUNEAU2010 8/5/2013 7:36PM

    emoticon on that next milestone! emoticon emoticon

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    Way to go! I love tossing some 2-a-day workouts in my week (now that I'm on holidays). Keep up the awesome work!

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COLUMBINE2 8/5/2013 12:38PM

    Oooohhhhh, I think I see...yes, I're walking off the scale at 245...getting on a plane....landing in Africa...and your feet haven't even touched the ground since you stepped onto the plane!!! You're just floating in air with excitement and pride in your tremendous effort and much-deserved rewards. just clunked your head into a cloud...gotta watch out for flying obstacles when you're flyin' high!!! 11 more can DO it!

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SNOW_LEOPARD_74 8/5/2013 10:54AM

    emoticon You are such and inspiration!! Africa is very well deserved after so much hard work and determination!

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COOP9002 8/5/2013 10:49AM

    You're doing awesome. Be sure to let us know about your trip to Africa after you come back,.

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    Congratulations! You are doing awesome!

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WOUBBIE 8/5/2013 10:13AM

    This is a 5 Woohoo post!

emoticon 240'S!

emoticon 11 more days!

emoticon BLC goal in sight

emoticon ZUMBA! My Zumba Youtube collection:

emoticon Shooting things! (I'm a strict gun control advocate, but shooting is still fun.)

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ABAKER34 8/5/2013 10:11AM

    Congratulations! You are doing awesome, 77 pounds is such a great job, you should be so proud of yourself! emoticon

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SUGAR0814 8/5/2013 10:03AM

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TRIXIETEXAS 8/5/2013 9:39AM

    How long will you be in Africa? I will miss you! :)

So did you win anything in the shooting competition?

Your workout schedule looks great! You are inspiring me to do more.

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JUST-ELIZ 8/5/2013 9:04AM

    You look amazing!! emoticon emoticon

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AELI2468 8/5/2013 8:56AM

    Amazing!!! emoticon emoticon

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EVIE4NOW 8/5/2013 8:48AM

  That's awesome. And have a wonderful trip!

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ETTEZEUS 8/5/2013 8:46AM

    You can do it!! Get out of that comfort zone! And soon, it will become a comfort zone!
Congrats on the loss!
This BLC round has been awesome for me too!!

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