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New Year. New Goals

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

I have decided to start the new year off with some new goals. I have also decided it is time for me to gain back some of my self control, once you relax it's hard to reign it in by yourself. So I think it is time for me to start tracking and start holding myself more accountable, it is so much harder to eat like crap when you know other people are seeing it. One of the many reasons I love Sparkpeople, I have to be held accountable for what I'm eating and doing.

Today is my day ZERO. I am starting completely new. I have done my measurements, all in the correct way so that I can stay consistent and I have even decided on a weight loss goal, last time I started Sparkpeople it took me over a year to actually set a goal. I want to get back into swimsuit shape. I have a goal of losing 15ish pounds but more importantly its about getting back into the shape I was in last summer. I have put on my winters coat and its time to take it off.

As of today my measurements are:
Waist: 26"
Hips: 36"
Thigh: 21"
Calf: 14"
Neck: 12"
Upper Arm: 10"
Weight: 155ish, I don't have a scale at home anymore and the gym wasn't open today, so this is my best guess.

Starting Pictures:

I also have some fitness goals for the year:

Finish Jamie Eason’s 12 week program
Run 625+ miles for the year
Workout 3+ times a week
Stay in my size 5/7 jeans
Run 10 Miles Straight
Run a 7 minute mile
1 full blown pull up
100 push-ups

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    This is so inspiring and ha sjust helped me refocus again reading it. I need to get my tape mesure out again and get back to being in control again. I too want to get back to swimsuit body but in my case that know means around 50 pounds. Still, I have until June/July. I'll get there and I have NO doubt that you will too. Can't wait to compare swimsuit photos!!! Just kidding ! I'd never look like you do in one .Still, here's to a wonderful 2013 emoticon emoticon
    2293 days ago
    Awesome goals!! I love how far you've come and am sooo glad you are back!

    2295 days ago
    Welcome back!! I too got a little relaxed and stopped tracking my food & put on a little extra weight. So i'm right there with you back to tracking & taking control!!
    2297 days ago
    Yeah pullups!! I am *almost* to where I can do a full pullup now - I can get my mouth level with the bar, but can't quite get my chin over it. I plan to be able to do 5 pullups by the end of the year!! One of my big goals! I'm always excited when I see other people attempting and achieving them! :D
    2299 days ago
    I believe you will reach your goals!! I am going to sit down and redo my sparkpage, redo my goals.. NEW START today!. emoticon
    2299 days ago
    I think you presence helps not just you but, alot of other people too. I'm glad you are back! Happy New Year emoticon BTW I love the bath tub shots! emoticon
    2299 days ago
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