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Success in 2014 - 2nd Four Weeks

Monday, February 24, 2014

I have completed the second four weeks of my plan to get me healthy.

Weighed in, measurements taken, fit test done - how did I do?

SW on SparkPeople: 148 lbs (4/23/12)
2014 SW: 188.4 lbs
1st 4wks: 179.2 lbs 9.2 lbs (1/27/14)
2nd 4wks: 177.6 lbs 10.8 lbs (2/23/14)
Mini Goal: 172.4 lbs by March 1st, 2014
Mini Goal: 156.4 lbs by May 1st, 2013
Mini Goal: 140.4 lbs by July 1st, 2013
SparkPeople GW: 130 lbs by August 15th, 2014

Bust: -1 in total -2.5 ins
Chest: -.25 ins total -2 ins
Waist: -1.75 ins total -3 ins
Hips: +.25 ins total -2.5 ins
Upper Arms: +.50 ins total -0 ins
Upper Thighs: -0 ins total -1.5 ins
Calfs: -3.5 ins total -3 ins
Total inches lost: -5.75 ins total -14.5 ins

1 min pushups: +13 total +20
1 min crunches: +1 total +13
3 min Heart Rate Step Test: -40 beats per min

My Goals:
To live a healthier more active life with my beloved husband, kids, and friends.

To learn how to better balance my work, home, school life, and still find time to focus on me any my health.

Control my emotional/stress eating and keep my workout routine going.

My Program:
*Track my food at least 5 days a week - emoticon

*Eat 5+ Fruits/Veggies at least 5 days a week - emoticon

*Drink at least 96 ozs of water a day - emoticon

*Limit processed foods - consious of it everyday

*Prepare my lunches for the week each Sunday - emoticon

* Go to gym during lunch at least 4 days a week and workout at home 2 days a week - out of my planned 24 days to workout during the last 4 weeks...I worked out 23 days = 96%

I had a lot more personal and work challenges this second 4 weeks. And I did not handle them emotionally well when it came to food. I did not have the progress I would have liked to have seen. But I did make some progress, so that is better than no progress or going backwards.

I am taking control of my life this year. I will not keep yo-yoing through my health. It is time to make things happen. This third four weeks WILL be better!!!
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