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BL Restart- Mid-Round Slump

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

I just took a look at my BL goals again. As I sit here looking at my chart, the first 3 1/2 weeks looks great. I did what i was suppose to do. How is it we are 6 weeks into this? I knew I went on vacation for a week, but what about the other two weeks? Where did they go? Looking at it, I now realize how quickly time goes by.
The week before vacation my mind had already left. that's why only 3 1/2 weeks of tracking. That last half week I was TOTALLY off course. I had an almost 10 lb gain that week, THEN left for vacation. Now I've been home for almost a week (the other missing week) and am SSSLLLLOOOWWWWLLYY working on getting back on track. What I've NOT done is use my chart. I've NOT tracked my food in advance, so I end up over almost daily. I've NOT committed myself to my fitness plan. Heck, I think it's been almost 3 weeks since I've been to the gym. I've NOT been reading my motivational books, or putting up my cards. So there is a VERY big list of what I've NOT been doing. It's now time to make a list of what I WILL do for the next 6 weeks. I'm taking that Restart. :)


Fitness: Goal 80%
1. 400 fitness minutes a week with a minimum of 30 minutes a day, 6 days a week
(down from 500 minutes and workouts 7 days a week)
2. Burn 3000 calories a week
(down from 4000)

Nutrition: Goal 80%
1.track food
2. TWO seven day streaks eating within calorie range in next 6 weeks
(down from two a month)
3. daily calorie deficit of 1000 six days a week.
(down from 7000 a week)

Motivation: Goal 80% motivational/self help book 4x week
(down from 1 book a month)
2. read SP motivational stories 1X each week
(down from 3)
3. Post index cards around house with inspirational quotes. Min 3 new cards a week.

The HOW TO is pretty much going to be the same. The HOW TO goals will also be a bit lower since my goals are lower. What I'm going to add in is a weight goal. I normally only weight in on Wednesdays, but since I was up over 10 lbs last week, I've been stressing a bit about my weight,( which could be why I've not been focused on what I should be doing) and took a peek yesterday. It must have been mostly water weight, because I am back down to my pre-vacation weight of 218. So a very realistic goal for me is to be in the Two 0 somethings by the end of BL. 9 lbs in 6 weeks, I CAN do that.
So time to get walking. :)
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    *waving from way over here, cheering you on*

    Go Girlie Go!
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    2057 days ago
    Nancy you are a rock star. You can do it! Rock on!
    2064 days ago
    What a great plan! I love that you have a motivation goal as well! I think I'm going to add some motivational steps to my own plan. Thanks for the tip!

    2064 days ago
    Heck yeah!
    One of the biggest mistakes people make on their journeys to better health, is that they let a few bad days, weeks or even months kill their momentum. Instead of analyzing what happened, they feel shame or guilt and fall into the trap of "I'll never succeed anyway." And they give up.
    You know better! You are worth the effort that goes into rebuilding the momentum you had!
    2065 days ago
    emoticon I believe in you!
    2065 days ago
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