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Starting Blog challenge and update.


Friday, November 01, 2013

Blog Challenge:

Have you set a new short- or medium-term goal or challenge recently?
I am attempting to set some short and medium term goals. Goal setting is a weak point of mine. Short term is 30 days so Iím going with:
1) 10,000 step EVERY day (I blew this in October),
2) Stay in calorie range 5 of 7 days per week
3) ST 3 days a week

Do you have a goal or challenge that you have been working on for a while? What is it?
I really want to build muscle! I donít like my muffin top and I have absolutely no tone/definition.

What do you hope to gain from it?
I know I will enjoy my appearance more and I will be more confident.

Iíve been going since 5 am. I still have a dog to train so I will be going until 10 tonight. Iím not exactly certain how Iím going to get my cardio in tonight but I WILL get it in. Iím at 6,500 steps so I can do this. I also have 30 minutes of cardio in the books. So 30 minutes and 3,500 steps before I can go to bed. I can do this.
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JUMPINJULIE 11/4/2013 12:20AM

    Great goals you can do it.

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FLORIDASUN 11/3/2013 8:45AM

    I so agree with the goal idea. I'm always just trying to get through my work days so I don't really have definitive goals to work on. I'll have to think on this. Right now my goals are to do my 10,000 steps daily, get at least 8 glasses of water in daily, eat clean, do ST 2 x weekly. That's about all I have on a daily basis. I'd love to be at goal weight by my birthday 1/3 but we all know I'm not going to lose 40 lbs in 8 weeks...so we'll have to readjust that one. I wish I were more focused on ME..I'm always focused on this 'save our house' fight...it's depleting. I'll be happy when it's over...one way or another...3 1/2 years of fighting is probably enough...I just can't seem to throw in the towel...after all it's our HOME we are fighting for...wish I were that stubborn on my health goals! emoticon

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SOULFISH80 11/2/2013 5:35PM

    Great goals!!! Mine are 8 cups water everyday, st 3X week, fit mins 5+ x week and stay in calorie range everyday. Those are my continual goals. I gon't meet all of them consistently, but I meet atleast one of them every week, usually two. Also really pushing hard to get 5 fruit/veggies/day, not so easy sometimes, but I'm trying.

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2BDYNAMIC 11/2/2013 5:23PM

    Like all say ............. One day at a time! ........... (I just lost 2# this last week and my goal for this new month is to KEEP it off, (made some changes overall) and keep goin! Let's keep each other posted! emoticon

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DOGLADY13 11/2/2013 5:06PM

    I'm looking forward to the update to see if you made your steps and your cardio goal!


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BONNIEMARGAY 11/2/2013 1:41PM

    Now that I've lost 50 pounds, I am going to do a pull up!

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STARTINGINLIMBO 11/2/2013 7:52AM

    I had a short term goal of getting under 170 and achieved it! Just barely, but did it!
I hope you got the rest of your exercise in last night. ;)

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RACEWELLWON 11/2/2013 7:24AM

    I am in for the challenge , will post later - need to work my arms ! Good luck today - You can do it !!

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SMITTY4RL 11/2/2013 7:11AM

    emoticon Sounds like a plan to me!! emoticon

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NILLAPEPSI 11/2/2013 7:00AM

    Good plan!! You're tough. You CAN do this!!

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CIPHER1971 11/2/2013 6:02AM

    you are a dynamo in action

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BUNNYCATS 11/2/2013 5:49AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I listened to you on Spark Radio! You did great on the interview!

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WARRIORGIRL121 11/1/2013 11:48PM

    You can do it! Goal setting is always challenging and the key is to be more definitive than vague, and also having clear reasons for why we want to lose the weight and get in shape. Too often we are too vague... that has been my problem for a long time with my weight loss and fitness efforts. Another point is that even once we (meaning people generally) have defined our goals and reasons, we don't keep them in front of us in a tangible way. I'm in the process now of creating a new system for myself to define my goals more clearly and then keep it in front of me daily. When I get the idea in my head down on paper, I'll share it with you! :)

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 11/1/2013 11:44PM

    You can do it!

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CAT-IN-CJ 11/1/2013 11:41PM

    You can do it - one good decisions at a time, one day at a time.

Let's DO this!

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LESLIELENORE 11/1/2013 11:07PM

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KELLIEBEAN 11/1/2013 10:52PM

    You've done a great job today. Almost time for bed.

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LIVINGFREE19 11/1/2013 10:47PM

    I hope you get some rest, you must be running on fumes!

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JAXMOMMY 11/1/2013 10:10PM

    Where can I find the blog challenge? More power to you! I'm beat and I didn't get up quite as early as you!! But, I have done my steps and my ST and cardio!

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JUSTME29 11/1/2013 9:51PM

    Not only CAN you do this, but I know you WILL do this.

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1CRAZYDOG 11/1/2013 8:47PM

    Good luck! At least we get an extra hr. of sleep on Sunday. Hurray for that!

HUGS and have a good weekend.

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