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CHERYLN
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10/10 What I am doing right
Monday, October 10, 2016      6 comments

oooh, this is a touchy subject. I'm on vacation right now and not doing well in the eating department. I am trying to balance out my choices so hopefully that helps and I am keeping up with my walking. I would have to say I have not been doin... Read more
10/3 Why I started and why I will not give up!
Monday, October 03, 2016      2 comments

I started this challenge (once again) because I have not yet met my goal to lose excess weight and inches around my midsection. I know that carrying excess weight there is a high risk for diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, high b... Read more
S.M.A.R.T. goals for BLC-32 (fall 2016)
Thursday, September 08, 2016      2 comments

Specific - My goal is to lose 15 pounds, improve my strength and flexibility, reduce my heart disease/diabetes/cancer risk. Measurable - 1. I will lose the equivalent of 1 pound a week for 15 weeks by reducing my calories 3500 calorie... Read more
Fitness test May 5, 2014
Monday, May 05, 2014      0 comments

ugh, I'm not in very good shape. That really isn't a surprise to me. But I guess this is a place to start and see how I progress over the next 12 weeks. Thankfully, my BF was here to push me along and keep going on the test. I'm not a compet... Read more
Fitness test May 5, 2014
Monday, May 05, 2014      0 comments

ugh, I'm not in very good shape. That really isn't a surprise to me. But I guess this is a place to start and see how I progress over the next 12 weeks. Thankfully, my BF was here to push me along and keep going on the test. I'm not a compet... Read more
SMART goals for 2014
Friday, January 17, 2014      3 comments

My goal for 2014 is to lose 40 lbs by Thanksgiving 2014. As a part of that goal, I will lose 7 inches around my waist through weight loss and exercise. I will employ the following behaviors to achieve my goal for 2014: 1. I will eat vege... Read more
Accomplishments thus far?
Sunday, January 05, 2014      7 comments

This is not a good one for me as I have gained back most of the weight I've lost over the past several years. While my losses and gains have been in the 10-15 lb range each time, but they have accumulated and now I can start all over again. Th... Read more
Goals for BLC24
Sunday, January 05, 2014      3 comments

I need to make my weight loss goal for BLC24 doable. I've tried pumping it up in the past to motivate me, but that didn't work. So I am going to keep it doable (12 lbs in 12 weeks) and everything else I lose will be a bonus! It is my plan to ... Read more
S.M.A.R.T. goals start of BLC22
Sunday, June 09, 2013      8 comments

S - Specifically, I will be tracking the food I eat every day, exercising a minimum of 20 minutes a day at least 5 days of each week for 12 weeks. M - By tracking both food and exercise on a daily basis, I will be able to measure my succe... Read more
February 12
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      8 comments

My progress so far....I wish I could say it is farther along than it is. Of course, I can't blame anybody but myself on that. I have maintained the exercise streak, exceeding the minimum amount, so am glad about that. Is the intensity what i... Read more
February goals-2013
Friday, February 01, 2013      3 comments

Are they similar to the goals you had for last month ? My goals are similar and just need to be adhered to better. Were you able to meet those goals ? I did fair in meeting my goals but could do better. What do you think you might need to ... Read more
Letter to my 16-year-old self.
Friday, January 25, 2013      10 comments

Dear Cheryl, I bet about now you are thinking you should have listened to your mom. She would often say "to you won't always be this thin." Do you remember how you used to walk everywhere you went? Yes, your best friend lived across town... Read more
How can it possibly be the end of 2012 and I have not succeeded yet???
Sunday, November 25, 2012      7 comments

Well, in answer to that question, I have to admit that this has probably been my worst year for tracking my food. I have had way too many "vacations" from that very task that I know is necessary for me to lose weight. So.... 1. My first ... Read more
BLC-20 Midway goal update
Monday, October 22, 2012      8 comments

argggggggggggg, can you read frustration in that?? I would really hate to think how poorly I would do if I were not part of this team. I have participated in every challenge, so am glad about that. I have not excelled in any of the challenges... Read more
BLC -20 Plans
Monday, September 17, 2012      5 comments

Boy, nothing like waiting until the last minute. Where has the weekend gone. This won't be as detailed as I'd have liked it to be, but will get the basics down. Exercise - I have joined the 12-week streak. My plan is to do a minimum of 3... Read more

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