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5% Winter Challenge

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Today is the first day of the 5% Winter Challenge. One of the challenges is to blog about expectations, goals, and reasons to change my life. So here goes . . .

During this 8 week challenge, I expect to lose 10.5 pounds. That means I need to lose 1.3 pounds per week. I also expect to feel better physically and mentally at the end of this challenge. I have not put much effort into my weight loss since before the holidays. I plan to take this opportunity to get back on track.

I will track my food each day. I will do at least 30 minutes of exercise each day. I will walk at least 5 days each week and will do training for a 5K three days a week. I will use my Curves circuit equipment 3 days a week. I will use the elliptical 2 days a week.

I will be walking/running my first 5K on April 16th!!! So for reaching my 5% goal, I will order a new pair of Vibrams to wear that day.

My husband and my son are my reasons for changing my life. They are the most important part of my life and I want to be healthy and able to enjoy every minute that I have with them. I want to be able to travel and enjoy visiting new places without being self conscious about myself. I want to encourage them to live a healthier life too!

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  • NDMOM73
    Your plan sounds wonderful! Congrats on training for your first 5k, I will be attempting my first this May. :) I am excited but a bit nervous. Good luck with your goals... you can do this! emoticon
    3810 days ago
    I absolutely love your goals! I'm so excited for your first 5K! We'll be here to cheer you on!! Good Luck on the challenge!! emoticon
    3810 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2577967
    You have some great goals there. I can tell you really put a lot of thought into it. You CAN do this! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3810 days ago
  • DRB13_1
    Wonderful goals! emoticon emoticon
    Hope your "barefoot runnning" goes well. I'm not there, yet.
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    3810 days ago
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