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4-1HealthyCyndi aka MahouNeko

HAPPY SPRING!

I LOVE this time of year! The rebirth and renewal that happen always motivates and inspires me. I need it right now. I've been in a funk for a very long time. I want to live my life not sleepwalk through it. So it is time to put the wonderful longer days and warmer weather to use. I WILL LIVE this year!

Merry Christmas!

It seems that I'm still stuck in a rut. Nothing seems to be working long term. A lot of that is the mental blocks ...
HAPPY SPRING!

I LOVE this time of year! The rebirth and renewal that happen always motivates and inspires me. I need it right now. I've been in a funk for a very long time. I want to live my life not sleepwalk through it. So it is time to put the wonderful longer days and warmer weather to use. I WILL LIVE this year!

Merry Christmas!

It seems that I'm still stuck in a rut. Nothing seems to be working long term. A lot of that is the mental blocks I put in my own way. But I am going to work on those. I need to face and overcome these pests, boggarts, feelings so I can move forward once and for all.

Remember Make it fun!

CHANGE OF PLANS!

My old plans haven't been working lately like they have in the past. So for the next 12 weeks (11 now) I am going to relax and enjoy. I'm not going to track my food unless I feel like it. I'm not going to stress about burning X number of calories or getting in X number of fitness minutes. I'm tired and bored of the same old same old.

Here's my new plan.

Eat with a focus on healthy, whole foods as much as possible. Eat at home more. Take my lunch to work instead of eating out most days.

Exercise 5 days a week, 20 minute minimum. One day a week do a longer 50 - 60 min (or more) workout. Build up core/lower body muscles so I can start rock climbing again. So 2 days a week will include weights.

Relax... read, take a bath, journal gratitude's, or even try meditating. Learn to just be without having to be doing... something.

As my husband's work isn't going great he's going to start job hunting and for the first time in over 20 years I've agreed to let him look out of state. I love where we live now, but hate the government and taxes we have. So I think working on decluttering at least 1 hour a week to get ready in case we move is a good goal.

My plan: 1-2-3-4.

I have 4 areas I'm working on and will focus on doing just those 4 things consistently.
1 – 2 – 3 – 4

1. Exercise – Cardio 140 minutes a week or 10,000 steps a day… NO EXCUSES!
2. Track it all… every day! Every bite, every morsel, everything… NO EXCUSES!
3. Strength train 30-30-30 (30 wall/counter pushups, 30 calf raises & 30 seated leg lifts every day, building the strength moves until I can do 100 of each NO EXCUSES!
4. Clean it up! 15 minutes a day, every day of house cleaning/decluttering… NO EXCUSES!

I started in June 2006 on my own lost 30 lbs, joined SP April 2007 and have now lost a total of 40lbs. Although I am not a my ideal/goal weight I am much healthier and fit. I am upset with myself for backsliding this far. Right now I'm at the same weight (or a little above)




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Member Since: 2/26/2007

SparkPoints: 109,630

Fitness Minutes: 52,429

My Goals:
Eat 5 freggies daily.
Eat within calorie range.
Bring lunch from home.

Walk 7,000 + steps daily.
Strength training
Burn 1900 calories weekly.



My Program:
Right now I'm working on.

Declutter home 15 minutes, minimum 5 days weekly.

Add strength training 3 days/week.

Walk 7,000 + steps daily.

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HILLRUNNER
4/24/2014 2:47:27 PM

WELCOME to CAMO!!!
I am thrilled that you are joining us!
Get those boots on and be ready to fall out!
This is your Captain speaking!!!
Mary



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AVAMARIE62
4/24/2014 9:32:57 AM

Welcome to C.A.M.O. Crew! BLC25 is going to be a great round! I look forward to getting to know you!

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FITNHEALTHYKAL
4/23/2014 5:32:59 AM

emoticon I emoticon too sweetie. More than you know. Have you gotten your new team for BLC25 yet? Your page represents spring and to me spring is about new beginnings. Hope you are feeling reinvigorated and ready to hit the ground running with a clean slate for Spring and BLC25 my dear friend.



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MONETRUBY
4/17/2014 10:50:56 PM

I just love your spring page, too! I love spring's colors, and I think I'm really ready for it this year, after the kind of winter we've had. And it wasn't even that bad here in Knoxville!

I hope you have a lovely~and warm~spring!

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ZANNACHAN
4/17/2014 7:59:38 PM

Cyndi, thanks for the goodie and the note! I'm so glad that the forms showed up and even better I was able to handle everything electronically. I don't know how I would have found 3-4 hours to drive to campus to pick it up... plus the dental issues are aggravating an already bad headache (recovering from a migraine) so driving wasn't high on my list of things I felt I should be doing...

Almost done. Weird as it seems, I'm *very* close to being as done as I can be with my dissertation. With luck, I might even submit it tonight, and then it's just some IRB training stuff to deal with *knock on wood* and I'm DONE.



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