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7/23/14 5:33 P

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My goals are slightly different as I'm not so focused on weight as I am on measurements. I would like to get down to pre-baby inches by the end of the year, but as a shorter term goal I'd like to be at the following:

Current Inches//Goal

Waist: 35//33
Bust: 42//40
Hips: 45//44
Thighs: 25//23
Upper Arm: 13//12

Overall Inches: 160//152

Fitness: I want to complete the nine week Couch to 5k training and be able to do the splits with the aid of yoga stretches. I also want to continue my strength training at least two nights a week.

Health: Continue counting calories and getting enough sleep at night---when the baby allows.

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7/22/14 1:28 P

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Weight: 15 lbs lost (1.5 lbs per week)

Fitness: Get my shin splints under control. Start by walking daily - starting at 20 min/day and increase my daily step count to 7000 min. Go back to taking the stairs. It has gotten tough but I was doing my 18 flights/day without a problem. I can do this.

Health: Meal plan and eat more fresh fruits/veggies. This sounds small but it is big right now.

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6/26/14 12:29 P

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I love this idea! It would be a great way to hold myself accountable!! Here are mine:

1) WEIGHT: I need to lose about 8 lbs to get to a healthy BMI. I want to do that by the end of August. I will think about losing more after I reach that goal.

2) FITNESS: I want to run a 5K in under 30 minutes and a 10K in under an hour. And not just on my own; I want to do them both in timed races! Once schools starts up in the fall, I want to follow at least the first phase of "The New Rules of Lifting for Women." I did it once before and felt fantastic and strong!

3) HEALTH: I want to avoid and manage stress as much as possible. This summer is fairly low stress and I want to maintain that attitude and approach into the fall.

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5/30/14 10:31 A

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We should do this challenge again for 2014 (but make it June to September). What do you think? Should I put this in a new thread?

My goals:

Weight: Lose my remaining weight by my birthday (September 5), which is 14 weeks and about an average 1 pound a week.

Fitness: Run a 5k virtual race by July 19! Work the bum and hamstrings for a more balanced leg look.

Health: Learn LASTING good habits. Don't stop thinking about it when I reach my goal. I still have the mentality of "once I lose the weight, I can eat whatever I want" which is not a good thing to have. That's how I gained back 8 pounds after a 21 pound loss and it's why I have to try to get back down!

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9/8/13 10:07 P

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No guilt is easier said than done! I've officially gained 15 lbs since moving to Wisconsin 15 months ago. Can someone say metabolism slow down? Or maybe it's just too many brats....haven't changed my weight ticker yet (153 lbs!??!!? emoticon ) But may eventually. Had a great workout today and am really trying to re-commit to tracking all calories.

Sarbro yes I definitely talked about homeostasis and even though I hate where mine is at right now it really is a very healthy thing about your body. What's coming to mind is something said to me when I was working with a trainer. At that point I had been stuck at 137 for over a year and wasn't able to lose anymore. She said because I was so close to my ideal weight I was just going to have to push through with big sacrifices. I obviously didn't but it's something to keep in mind. Giving up that extra glass (or two) of wine or sweets during the day could be just enough to lose those extra pounds.

Hopefully everyone's enjoying the start of September! Maybe we should start thinking about how we want to go about the next challenge..

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9/3/13 9:44 A

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Mapple - No guilt! Your weight is your weight. Maybe you'll be pleasantly surprised, maybe not. But no reason to skip the weigh ins - it's not like the weight suddenly becomes true just because you step on the scale. And you know how I feel about the daily stuff! :)


I'm stuck! 145-147. I just can't seem to shake out of here. Hell, I'd be happier to move up - at least I'd know my body was doing something! I think Mapple has mentioned this before - homeostasis. I'm happy for it most days (believe me, I'd be a lot bigger) but at this point it's frustrating!

That's all... work calls!

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8/27/13 10:58 A

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And congratulations on your marriage, Nboyer! Wow, everyone has big changes this summer!!

Still too chicken to weigh myself. Once I feel like I'm doing better with diet and have been exercising on a regular basis for a couple weeks I'll get back to daily weigh ins but for now I'm gearing up to start tracking food and exercise again. Still a little curious to know what I weigh but with the knowledge comes the GUILT and I'm just not ready to jump on that train again.

How's everyone working out this week? Goals for the week?

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8/25/13 9:22 P

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Way to go soccergirl! Sleeping is definitely important and it is fantastic that you running is increasing. :)

Keeip it up mapplebum! Sometimes we need to change priorities to match what is needed in our lives. Can't wait to read more of your posts!

Things seem to be falling into place here. We have a new place set up to move into. I have unpacked the necessary wedding gifts and packed up all things that are not needed until after our move in a month. I am starting to get work set up for my free lance and am waiting to here back for a part time position to have some consistent money coming in. Now that all of that is good I feel rejuvenated to start the fitness and health again. Tomorrow starts the new slate. :)

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8/22/13 10:22 A

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Oh, and Fischy, congratulations!!!

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8/22/13 10:21 A

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Hello Team! It's been probably a month since I last signed on, and was so happy to remember we'd chosen to do a 3 - month challenge instead of 1! Seems like everyone's gotten busy as I have too.

Update: I took a seasonal job and have been going NONSTOP all summer. It was terrible, there were weeks when I had zero time to exercise. I quit this week and have started riding my bike again and doing some jogging. Haven't weighed myself in a few weeks but it had been going emoticon of course. Maybe by Monday I'll be prepared enough to start weighing myself again.

I switched my calorie counter to the one linked with exercise. Anyone have any thoughts / reactions to that? Last time I signed on it still didn't exist so it'd be nice to know what people think.



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8/21/13 12:45 P

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So far...so good!

Despite being on vacation, didn't put on any weight while away, which is fantastic, since I ate a ton of crap (but was exercising :P).

I've managed to rearrange my sleeping habits so that I'm pulling somewhere between 6-9 hrs a night, and with eating healthy, feel like I have a ton more energy...

And, I've increased my long run from about 10 km to 18 km (~1:50) in the last 3 weeks.

So overall, pretty good, although now that I'm back from vacation hopefully I'll be able to start dropping weight again.

How about everyone else?

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8/20/13 3:01 P

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Well, sadly since being to my new life as a married person it has been difficult to stay up with everything. I can do all the healthy eating and exercise for one or two days then I am falling behind again.

How is everyone else doing?

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8/19/13 10:26 A

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Quiet thread - is that good or bad??


Vacation was pretty good... only gained...1 or 2 pounds... whoopsie!


Back to the grind today - going to get my first free 1 week trial at a gym tomorrow (have another workout for tonight) .

Gotta get into the 130s by Nov!

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8/8/13 3:01 P

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My goals are:

1 - Lose 4 pounds by the end of September (that would put me at 123)
2 - Continue running at least 25 miles a week.
3 - Keep eating clean with as little sugar as possible.

On my way to the best shape of my life... care to join me?


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8/5/13 9:17 A

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Hello! I know I am late but still I am excited to join the challenge! Also congrats to FISCHY19702 on your pregnancy! Make sure to drink plenty of water and keep moving!
My Three goals are!:
Weight: to drop 20 pounds by the end of september emoticon
Fitness: to complete the walk your way 5k program, complete 360 fitness mins a month emoticon
Health: Drink more water! Get in the 8 glasses a day! emoticon

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7/28/13 11:02 A

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Today I am officially no longer a 20-something, ugh :-/ However, I was able to meet my goal of getting down to 140 by my birthday, so I am pretty darn excited about that! Really appreciate everyone's advice, encouragement, and great examples ~ would have been a lot harder to stay accountable on my own without you awesome ladies!

This week I am adjusting my calories and trying to get into the "maintain" zone since I'm 5 weeks pregnant. Technically I don't need to eat more calories in the first trimester, but 1200-1500 probably isn't enough for me and and a baby, so I'm pushing it up to 1800 and trying not to FREAK OUT :)

For now, I'm done with my weightloss goals but I'm excited to keep cheering you ladies on ~ you are all awesome, have made great progress this year, and can absolutely hit your goals! Finish out July strong!

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7/26/13 5:51 P

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Sarbro - GO TO BED! Your body needs that sleep to stay strong and healthy, not to mention your sanity needs it lol. Congrats on meeting your pre-vacation goal!!



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7/26/13 3:12 P

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I'm hoping to lose 8 lbs by the end August emoticon I wanna fall in love with running again and sweat the daily stress away!

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7/24/13 9:22 A

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Marriages, babies, weight loss –

I’ve missed a lot!

Nboyer – Congratulations! And you’ll get back to it – sometimes we need a break. You’ve certainly earned it.


Fischy – Yay! No better wrench to have! Wishing you a very healthy/happy pregnancy!

Congratulations to all those who are losing – I’m happy to report that I officially have a ‘healthy’ BMI for the first time in my adult life (just a hair under 145). This was a condition for my vacation which is just 2.5 weeks away – so glad I’ve met it (hopefully I keep it). I am 100% with you on the pants problem – I buy every other size unless I find a really good sale. It really adds up – at least shirts you can get away with a little big – pants make you look like a clown, at work no less.

As to sleep – I did crash for 10 hours last night… unfortunately that followed several 4 hour nights…. Whoopsie. Needless to say, I'm still tired.


How is everyone else doing? We are nearly through with one month – how are those non-weight goals going?



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7/23/13 11:35 A

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Congrats LILYOJEDI! Accountability helps for sure!

Thanks NBOYER! I have my first appointment August 12th so hoping to get some more information at that point. Everything I've read says I don't need to change my workout or eating habits at this point, other than making sure I'm not pushing at 100% or trying anything new.

I readjusted my half marathon training plan today and am hoping to be able to stick to it! Going to the gym on my lunch break to get in my first run for the week and also get a bit of stress/mental release! Moving and also turning 30 this coming Sunday was stressing me out enough, add this big news on and well... I'm glad I already have a healthy exercise routine to keep me sane because I absolutely need it haha.

The scale is being nice today and says 141 - so down a pound from last week. Definitely glad to have gotten a lot closer to my goal weight (3 pounds to go!) before getting this news!

Good luck getting back into a routine now that you are home and really... leave those boxes packed, you do NOT want to pack them all again in 6 weeks lol.

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7/22/13 8:36 P

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1lb down emoticon

I am running a challenge on another Page and I think alll this accountability will help me stick to my goal. If not I will be searching for the 30 somethings with blah blah blah to lose...

^_^ Lily

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7/22/13 1:56 P

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Congratulations!!!!! Have you talked with your doctor about what kind of exercise training you can do? Normally if you are already in a routine then you just have to lessen it a bit as the pregnancy goes on. Keep us updated. So exciting!!

I know what you mean by unpacking. I have so much stuff just sitting around the new place, yet I don't want to undo it all just yet. My husband (weird to say after 6 years of Boyfriend and 1 of Fiance) and I have to move in a month and a half. I feel like I should unpack just to feel at home, but do not look forward to repacking it. :-p



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7/22/13 1:31 P

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Welcome back and congratulations on the awesome honeymoon and wedding!!

The morning is definitely the best time for me to run and usually I get into a streak and can get myself out of bed but with the heat and humidity I just haven't been lately. I took last week as a "rest week" since the heat index was above 100 with 80%+ humidity but I'm hoping to get back into the swing of things this week!

The move went well, kept me super busy and I still have things to move, clean and TONS to unpack this week so def. need to jog in the morning since our evenings will be full.

We also got some really unexpected news this weekend... I'm apparently 1 month pregnant! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Was not expecting it to happen so fast and am a bit freaked out and still in shock haha. Definitely throws a wrench in my weight loss/running/strength training goals!

So for now... I guess my new goals are just to focus on staying healthy and active safely and not stress about the rest. Will be living vicariously through you girls for a while ;-)


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7/22/13 11:48 A

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Hey all! I am back from my wedding craziness and honeymoon. It was all very wonderful. I missed my SP buddies though!

I am a bit behind so bare with me as I ask update questions. :P

Sarbro- How are you doing on your goal of getting more sleep?

Fischy- I struggled with getting out of bed at the beginning as well. It is definitely all about you just doing it until your body does is it automatically. Or, do you have time in the evenings to do your workouts? Sometimes it isn't a bad idea to stick with your comfort times of working out. You have more energy when working out that way too.
How did the move go over the weekend?

It is awesome to see that other people have started to join in on this thread. Keep up with your goals and definitely post about once a week so we can all support each other.

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7/19/13 2:02 P

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The only bad thing about losing weight: my pants don't fit anymore! I purchased several cute colors of skinny pants for work last year and I just put a pair on today... saggy old man pants! I have 1 or 2 pair in the smaller size, but the rest are too big and my crotch and butt are all saggy lol. Sad :-( I have jeans in size 6-12 so I am always ok with those (I seriously fluctuate that much, am not just holding on to lots of old pants that I haven't work in years) but dress pants are too expensive to continuously buy when I go up/down sizes. *sigh* Life is rough when you reach your goals haha.



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Welcome Jadams99! Great goals! You can do it!! :) And wow... I'm so impressed that you are so fast! I'm happy when I can hit a 9 min mile outside!

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7/18/13 3:40 P

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Hi! I am starting this a few weeks late... but there are still 10 or so weeks until the end of september, so my goal number 1 is to STAY ON TRACK!! I have tried weight loss and getting healthy before but life always gets in the way and I slack off.This time will be different. I want to lose about a pound a week. So, with my starting weight at 160, by the end of september, I'll be 150.

My fitness goal is to get back down under a 7 min mile. I've been an athlete forever, but I slacked a lot in my last year of college. I am determined to get my sub 7 back.

Other than that, I just want to move more. Once I get my work out routine down, I want to make sure I am up off of the couch most of the time. No more lounging around being a waste of space. I want to DO more, SEE more BE more.

Look out world, here I come :)

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7/17/13 10:29 A

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Yes, there is definitely a fat day if there is a skinny day :)

Fatday weigh in for the week: 142

I got in 15 miles of jogging last week which wasn't bad. Still not hitting the 18-20 I should be and I haven't been strength training AT ALL ... so I need to get back on that.

This week is in the 90s with the heat index over 100 every day and the humidity is around 70-90% depending on the time of day .... aka I haven't been running at all :-/ We are also packing and move this weekend, so I have a feeling this will be a no or very low exercise week but o well.

1.5 weeks until I turn 30 (the horror!!) and I'm still 2lbs away from my goal. Considering I've lost 12lbs so far this year, I'm not going to complain about not hitting 140 exactly!

Hope everyone is having a great week!

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7/13/13 7:25 P

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I'm a little late to this, but would love to join the challenge! Back to eating healthy/exercising after dropping 30ish pounds and putting 15 of them back on in the last 8 months or so.

Weight: at 135.4 - would like to average losing about a pound a week

Fitness: Increase the time I'm comfortable running from about an hour to an hour and a half

Health: I'd like to sleep better/establish better sleeping patterns. I used to sleep great and now am lucky to get 5 hours a night. Would like to go to bed a little earlier and wake up early to exercise feeling refreshed!

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7/10/13 10:34 P

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Haha, I didn't know there was a "fat day". I think I have a "thin day" though - Wed! Tues I was 68.7, Wed I was 68, today (thurs) i'm back to 68.7!

1. I started this month off weighing 153lb, so I've lost 1.5lb alr. I want to lose 20 by end-Sept.

2. I'm having summer holidays right now and I'm not really doing much, so I can go to the gym twice a day - an hour each. Cardio in the mornings and strength in the evenings. I used to do it the other way around, but I found that i would talk myself out of the evening sessions by complaining about sore muscles. This way, I have no excuse.

3. I NEED to start waking up earlier. I used to be n early riser - 7.30am to 8am (early riser compared to 95% of my friends.. =P). Of late I don't get out of bed until 10.30+! I need to reset my body clock and get back on track.


Btw, I read this great article a while back on how to get a firmer butt n all, and the fitness trainer who provided the tips recommended having a shot of expresso before a workout as it raises metabolism so you burn more energy. I don't really like expresso so I swapped it with a cup of concentrated coffee. I put one cup worth of coffee and sugar into about one-third cup of milk (i use hot milk instead of hot water for my coffees), so it's quite concentrated. this way, there's not much liquid in my stomach when i workout. I started this 10 days ago and there is a noticeable difference. On the occasional day where I forgot to drink it, I would feel more lethargic during my workout. I'm not sure if it works for tea or not, but if any tea-lovers try this, do tell me if it works! =D

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7/10/13 2:31 P

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Haha too true ;-)

Wednesday seems to be my "fat day" on the scale so I'm choosing that as my weigh in and check in day because it seems more realistic. Plus if I'm doing a crappy job at sticking to my goals, I still have half a week to get back to it!

1. I was at 143 today so somewhere around 1-2 pounds lost so far this month. 3 more weeks and 3 more pounds, hopefully I can push to 140!

2. I went to the gym once last week before my membership ended. And that has been the end of my strength training lol. Good reminder... need to force myself to do some tonight.

3. Getting out of bed has NOT been happening. I got in about 15 miles last week but most was on Thursday and Saturday (jog/walk 6 miles each day). I got 6 miles in on the treadmill so far this week and hoping to get myself out of bed Thurs/Fri before work and get in an early run on Sat before it gets too hot! Treadmill running is a good backup but it pushes back homework and also doesn't prepare me well enough for road racing, so I need to stick to my original goal to just GET OUT THERE!

In regards to #3, I read an article today about how to convert to being a morning jogger (or exerciser!) and then someone's blog post on the same topic that was linked in the comments. Inspite of their "tips and tricks", my conclusion is that there is no magic formula... no matter what you do to prepare, you can ALWAYS stay in bed and skip your workout ~ I do it all the time, even when I have my clothes laid out, my hubby gets up to go run "with me", etc. Soooooooo for the rest of the week my new mantra is "just get your lazy butt out of bed NOW!" regardless of weather, how I feel, etc. If I can't run, then I can strength train.

So if you have anything you are struggling with this week... just tell yourself "stop complaining and DO IT!" Whether it is putting down that extra cookie, logging your calories, going for a walk or exercising, etc. We have 3 more days to be successful this week, let's do it! :)

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7/10/13 12:29 P

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You know I did like my monthly weigh ins – but with the changes I’ve made in fitness and diet, I have dropped back down to weekly for a bit so I can monitor more closely.

So far my two a days are going OK. I have hit the mark about 5 days so far (1/2) which is better than I expected. Otherwise I’ve kept myself sore so I think I’m doing what I need to be.

I weighed in this morning at 145.4 (I have marked it as 146). I’m not sure how much is true weight loss, but it’s about 3 pounds since the start of the month – and it definitely motivates me.

Sleep is not going well – I am getting about 5 hours a night during the week – and it’s leaving me very sad by Friday. My 10 PM bedtime has not landed yet. It will be the focus for the next two weeks.

How is everyone doing? It’s nice to see some new faces join. Good luck – and remember to check in at least weekly for support, accountability and inspiration (this comes from Fischy, the running fool).


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Okay here goes. (Accountability right)

WEIGHT: Starting at 158; I would like to get down to 130 but my body loves muscles so 140 is a good first goal. That is 18lbs down.

FITNESS: Continue to use TurboFire (I'm on week 5); learning PiYo Strength, and hooping.

HEALTH: Focus on meal prep. I am so bad about nutrition if it is not planned out.

^_^ Lily

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7/7/13 8:49 P

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Weight--Goal is 137 (I'm at 143 now) by the end of August
Fitness-Be ready to run a 5k
Health-Get cholesterol and sugar down

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Wow, this is the THIRD time I've tried this post so lets hope it proves successful! I have been out of town / going in a million directions and am finally used to my schedule enough that I need to get back to paying attention to diet/fitness. I have MISSED not being clued it. It's amazing, just taking a few weeks off from tracking my calories go emoticon ! Weighed in at 142.8 yesterday morning. Goals! ::

1.) Stay commited to Spark i.e. accountability and food/fitness tracking
2.) Exercise at least 5x a week
3.) Get down to 135 by Birthday (8/31)

I like your comment AARBUTHN, I need to start remembering it's not a treat if I eat them all the time!

Hope everyone's having a great summer!

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First goal is to get from 175 lbs to 164, which is "healthy" according to SP. Though there are 13 weeks, so let's say 162 lbs, shall we?

Second goal is to get back into any fitness routine. I've been incredibly since late May, and need to turn myself around. I'm giving myself until the end of July to be fully back into a routine. (Probably a combination of 30DS and jogging.)

Third goal is to find a way to curb my CONSTANT desire to be eating/snacking, even when I'm not hungry. I've created half a dozen meal plans for myself, full of food I like and that is good for me, so hopefully by following them with dedication, my body will get used to it, and stop demanding constant snacks. ...That's the dream, anyhow.

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I love this idea!

1. My Weight Goal: Starting at 140lbs. I want to get back my "20-year-old" body so the goal is 125lbs (15lbs loss).

2. I have access to a great gym with FREE fitness classes so there is really no excuse! I am committing to attending classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights after work. I am also committing to a 30 minute run every morning before work.

3. I have to cut back on the "treats"...they aren't treats if you have one every day! I don't want to be restricted but I definitely need to be more disciplined! I am limiting myself to 1 "treat" (ie a small (tiny) scoop of ice cream, or a handful of salted nuts/pretzels) per week. I also have to drink less alcohol! It's hard in the summer with all the BBQs and parties etc to not crack a beer or two every time but this is counterproductive to my goals!!!



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7/1/13 8:50 P

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Sarbro - that IS super motivating ~ we could all totally hit our weight loss goals by September, what a great thing to point out!

The next 3 months are not about only focusing on losing weight, they are about developing and sticking to healthy habits that will change our lives, not just our pants sizes! We can do this people! :)

Goals:

1. Starting weight 144.8 ~ I want to be back down to 140 or less by the end of July. After that, I want to focus on not gaining any back! I've developed some great eating habits lately and I know I can stick with it.

2. Get STRONGER! Strength training is key for the fitness goals I have ahead of me, this year and in the future, so that is going to be a top focus this summer for me. I've been getting in about 30 min a week of strength training lately - I want to pop that up to 2-3 sessions, 30 min each, every week. It is my least favorite type of exercise so I really need focus early in the week on getting it done! My gym membership is up so this will be a little harder but I just have to figure it out and do it! :-/

3. RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN :) I'm training for a half marathon in Oct. and a full in Dec. The only way I am going to get there is to eat healthy, strength train, and hit my running goals each week.

I have a goal, I have a plan, I have the desire.... now I just have to drag myself out of bed tomorrow morning and get started! hehe

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Great start up of the 3 goals idea!

Weight: I am at 150. I want to be down to 135... unless my body shape starts to look more anorexic then I am fine at 140.

Fitness: I have been able to accomplish a rigorous workout routine for the past 3 months. However, until this September my life is on the fence as to what is going to happen with my daily schedule. I will continue the rigorous schedule as long as I can, but ultimately I want to be doing a MINNIMUM of 30 minutes a day.

Health: My goal is to continue eating in the range set up based on what my workout for the week is.

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My three goals are:

To get down to about 125-130 (15-20 lbs)

To get my fitness times to bootcamp standards (joining the navy so I'm looking at running 1.5 miles under 14:30, and lots of push ups and sit ups)

And to make it to workouts before work 3-5 days a week. ( I have a YMCA class 2 days a week that I've only made it to one day a week so far)

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I would love to join this challenge!

These are my goals...

I would like to loose 13-16 lbs!
My starting weight this month is 146. My goal weight for this challenge is 130-133 lbs. That is my final goal weight.

My other goal is to get back into Zumba. I did it in the past, but had to stop and would love to get back into it again! I felt so good when I was doing it 2-4 times a week.

I am going to stay at 1270 calories a day and do Zumba at least 2 times a week.

Don't expect to be what you haven't worked to become...


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Three months; three goals!

Since this is the 10-24 pound team - I'm working under the assumption that everyone has a goal set that is under 25 pounds (even if this is just your short-term goal).

We have 13 weeks until the end of September, which means that it is possible for EVERYONE to reach their weight loss goals (healthily) in this period! Tell me that's not exciting.

OK, that's about all the pep I have.

WEIGHT: I am starting this new month out at 148(.5 :( ) - so for the sake of ease and not really having a magic number in mind - I am setting my goal to 135 pounds - 13 pounds down; 1 pound per week.

FITNESS: My First objective is to get to "healthy" this month - below 145. I have a new workout schedule planned this month which has me outdoors in the morning and in the gym in the evening. I am hoping I can stick with this new schedule.

HEALTH: Sleep! I never feel rested - I never get adequate or restful sleep - and that needs to change. I feel like a walking Zombie half the time - and that's really not going to cut it in fitness, health, work, family time, etc. So I have re-instituted the weeknight bedtime (It's 10:00PM). Barring emergency, Sunday-Thursday night - I will be in bed at bedtime, no excuses.

So.... what are your goals?

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