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BLC23 Cruise Goals

Friday, September 27, 2013

This is the snapshot of me as I step off the deck after our 12-week cruise on the good ship BLC23:

emoticon I start each day with prayer, meditation and exercise.
emoticon I strength train three days a week.
emoticon I weigh 12 pounds less.
emoticon I plan and prep the week's meals in advance on one day.
emoticon I follow my meal plan.
emoticon I am not vampire dessert because my HbA1C is below 6.5!!!

How will I get there? With S.M.A.R.T. goals, of course.

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Week 1: Prayer & meditation 5 min, exercise 10 min
Week 2: Prayer & meditation 5 min, exercise 15 min
...now add strength 3 times per week (10 min cardio, 10 min strength to start)
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Week 3: Prayer & meditation 5 min, exercise 20 min
Week 4: Prayer & meditation 5 min, exercise 25 min
Week 5: Prayer & meditation 5 min, exercise 30 min
Week 6: Prayer & meditation 10 min, exercise 30 min
Week 7: Prayer & meditation 15 min, exercise 30 min
Week 8-10: Prayer & meditation 15 min (morning); add 5 min/week (evening), exercise 30 min

Each week
emoticon Plan and eat within Spark Nutrition Tracker or WW guidelines.
emoticon Block out Sunday on calendar and plan, shop and prep until I know how long it takes. Then block out the time needed on each Sunday.
emoticon Use support from Azurite team mates, Beck buddy Callie and awesome Beck coach Marsha to stick to it.
emoticon Do blood tests on awakening, before and after every meal or snack and before bed; treat appropriately.
It's out there, it's scary in writing now! emoticon
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SUSANELAINE1956 10/4/2013 5:14PM

    Love this! I'm excited to see hoe you do with your blood readings in particular, but all your goals are great. Good luck.

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-THINQ- 9/29/2013 10:45PM

    ATTA azuritie! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CHOCOHOLIC2276 9/29/2013 9:48AM

    Great plan!! Here for support Azure teamie emoticon emoticon

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FITNHEALTHYKAL 9/29/2013 8:39AM

    Your Cruise is going to be FUNderful and successful! Welcome aboard! emoticon

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TEKRU1 9/28/2013 3:17PM

    GREAT JOB! You are going to rock this Cruise!

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XIAOLINMEI 9/27/2013 10:24PM

    Sounds like a great plan! And congrats on your weight loss and progress! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LADYOLIVER 9/27/2013 9:08PM

    emoticon emoticon It's Done!!!!!

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ZANNACHAN 9/27/2013 7:03PM

    Not so scary! Those all seem like very manageable, realistic goals--you can ROCK this challenge!

Question for you, because I'm experimenting with meditation to see what works best for me... how do you meditate? Do you meditate anything in particular (say, on the content of your prayers or scripture or something) or try to calm your mind or what? Do you use a meditation aid (like beads)?

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JENSHAINES 9/27/2013 6:20PM

    These are FABULOUS goals, Jess!!! I love your first one, especially - I'm trying to do something similar. These are very healthy and doable - you'll ROCK this!!! emoticon

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PHEBESS 9/27/2013 6:09PM

    Bon voyage!!!!!!! You can do this!!!!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/27/2013 5:03PM

    It's going to be a great cruise!

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SLENDERELLA61 9/27/2013 3:32PM

    Awesome, Jess!! You are just doing GREAT!!! Thanks for sharing. It inspires some people to try and some people (like me) to keep trying! -Marsha

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