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Sunday, January 26, 2014

I know it's not all about the scale, but, boy, did it feel good to step on this morning and see that I am down 5 pounds! It was just such a nice surprise. I am setting short-term weight goals for myself, because long-term is too overwhelming. My first goal is to be below 250; this morning I weighed in at 261, so I feel like I am well on my way. I have 465 exercise minutes this month; my original goal had been 300. Buying the mini-trampoline was a great investment!

I definitely need to be drinking more water. My poor skin is so dry in this cold weather. Water will be my main focus this week, plus I plan on keeping up with exercise and watching my tendency to snack too much. I have a busy week coming up, and I tend to eat and drink too much when I get tired, so I'll have to be careful of that.
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JACKIE542 1/27/2014 9:36AM

    Congrats on your weight loss, you are doing a great loss. Took me some time but I finally get my water in, good habit to have, does help with the dry skin, Have a great day!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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THROOPER62 1/27/2014 6:21AM

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USMAWIFE 1/26/2014 6:49PM

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NILLAPEPSI 1/26/2014 5:34PM

    emoticon emoticon on your weight loss!!!!

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GOLFGMA 1/26/2014 3:09PM

    You are doing great! emoticon

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NEPTUNE1939 1/26/2014 3:00PM

    Hydrating upon waking up is Important. It's also recommended to limit the loss of muscle tissue gained by exercising is to consume 5-10 grams of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCCA's).

For myself, walking 60 to 90 minutes a day has worked nicely for my health. I mix the BCCA's in 25 ounces of water and sip it during my cardio session.

You might be interested in Bodybuilding.com. It is a free site with articles on a plethora of exercise routines and health subjects to assist in reaching your goals.

emoticon on your short term goals; emoticon emoticon emoticon Earl

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BIGPAWSUP 1/26/2014 2:39PM

    Fantastic. I'm so proud of you. Your hard work is showing.

Keep going strong.

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