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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wow! Only 5 weeks and 3 days til Christmas. Where the he.. does the time go? Oh yeah: work, family, hobbies, internet, tv, etc...etc. I really wanted to hit my goal of 170 by Christmas but if I do that, and the crazy part of me still thinks it's possible, I'd most likely be doing more harm than good in the long run. My new goal is to crank up the strength and get a close to 185 as possible. Which is no easy feat if you read the articles that spread gloom and doom on how the average person will gain 5 to 10 pounds between Halloween and New Year's. Still I'm going for it. Aim for the moon, but even if you miss you'll be a heck of lot further along than when you started. Who says you can't improve on a good thing? emoticon

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  • MISSLISA1973
    I try to remind myself that just not gaining in this season is success. If I can do more than that and actually lose, great. If not, I am trying to learn to be kind and patient with myself. I see your commitment though and I know you can do it!
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    Love your goal! You can do it! I'm joining you with this goal! (I'm down since Halloween and I will continue to work towards going down another 5+ by Christmas!)
    Way to go!
    "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen!" I found this on this guys background page, he's a hard worker and I know he can do anything he puts his mind to! Pretty good advice/reminder! :)
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    Comment edited on: 11/20/2011 1:07:40 AM
    Keep up the great work and positive attitude!
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  • LIZZYP609
    HEY! If I can lose almost 5 pounds from Halloween to now SO CAN YOU! I am still trying to figure out what I am going to do about Thanksgiving (MY biggest eating day) but by goodness I expect to be at least down 10 pounds by the new year! I only have 5.2 pounds to go!! Let's do this! We are not average! We are ABOVE average!!

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  • BILL60
    Good luck to you.
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    It can be done! Set your mind to it, enjoy a good meal on T-day & XMAS day, then eat smart the rest of the time.

    I'm looking to be down from 185 to 180 by 1 Jan!
    2348 days ago
    You are doing an awesome job!!! You can do it!! I'm wondering if I will ever see Onedersville!!?? You are an inspiration to me, glad to be your Sparkbuddy!! I'm here, cheering you on!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2348 days ago
    Ahhh, the holidays. Good thing (most) turkey is low cal. I also think I'll burn a lot of calories shivering. It's freezing--literally!! Best of luck...I have nothing but confidence in you.
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  • -SEVEN-
    Just do your best and not gaining would be awesome too!!
    2348 days ago
    The most important part is being healthy... not what the scale says & not denying ourselves pleasureful foods once in a while. emoticon That being said, good luck losing the weight!!
    2348 days ago
    You can do it, Kirk. Maybe not this year, but the date isn't the important thing anyways - we will get there eventually!
    2348 days ago
    ive been looking for inspiration to pick it up and ur blog did it...thx! i want to be in the healthy wt range (12 more lbs) by new yrs and i will! lets do it Kirk..IMUA!!(move forward!!)

    ps..we're definitely not the average person! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • FLGIRL1234
    I say go for it! You got this girl! Eye on the prize!!!
    2348 days ago
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