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2014 YEAR OF CHANCES, CHOICES & CHANGE

2014 IS GOING TO BE A HUGE TRANSITION YEAR FOR ME

Goals

1. Exercise 3 times a week for 1/2 hour (CARDIO)
2. Exercise 2 more times a week for at least 15 minutes (ANY FUN THING/ SUCH AS DANCING/PLAYING)
3. Lift weights - 3 TIMES A WEEK/ PROGRESSING IN #'S
4. Log onto Sparkpeople and track my food intake and exercise minutes
5. Keep up all the good habits that I have created over the past few years, including drinking water, taking the dogs ...
2014 IS GOING TO BE A HUGE TRANSITION YEAR FOR ME

Goals

1. Exercise 3 times a week for 1/2 hour (CARDIO)
2. Exercise 2 more times a week for at least 15 minutes (ANY FUN THING/ SUCH AS DANCING/PLAYING)
3. Lift weights - 3 TIMES A WEEK/ PROGRESSING IN #'S
4. Log onto Sparkpeople and track my food intake and exercise minutes
5. Keep up all the good habits that I have created over the past few years, including drinking water, taking the dogs for walks, keeping the house cleaned up daily, staying out of debt

I am planning to retire about mid 2014 if all plans go as expected. After that I hope to continue working at something that I would normally consider a hobby. - Not sure what this will be yet, but I am looking at opportunities.
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Member Since: 10/11/2007

SparkPoints: 68,733

Fitness Minutes: 69,014

My Goals:
Jan 2014 Goals for this year.

1. Retire about mid 2014.

2. Spend 1/2 hour per day outdoors.

3. Lose 1 pound a week. - This will put me at my goal by next New Years Eve.

4. Write 1 blog per week.

5. Call or visit 2 family members or friends per week.

6. Work out 5 times per week.

My Program:
1. Stay within 1300-1550 calories per day

2. Exercise 5 days a week, - 3 days of jogging or walking and 3 days of strength training

3. Keep posting in my food journal - daily

4. Encourage other people on Spark as much as possible

5. Eat 8 freggies per day

6. Continue drinking 8 glasses of water per day

7. Concentrate on conquering emotional eating by:
a) blogging about it
b) reading other peoples blogs to motivate me
c) not disappearing from Spark when times get rough
d) Stop after any 1 time of binging and think about why it has happened and what I can do to prevent it the next time it might happen, then write about this

8. Run/Walk 50K steps per week.


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Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. That time will pass anyway.
-Earl Nightengale

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Member Comments:
_BABE_
7/27/2014 12:24:12 AM

Thanks for dropping by my blog....remind if I make some big gesture to lose 50 pounds in the next 6 months to just focus on today. emoticon



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WARMSPRINGDAY
7/21/2014 8:07:38 PM

Just stopping by to say hi. Time just doesn't allow me to keep in touch like I would like, but glad we're on this journey together.



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SETTIMIA
7/20/2014 9:49:06 AM

Brilliant, whatever you do will be bril! I am being taught by my neighbours 6 years old daughter she is a natural. LOL



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BOOKLOVINGGIRL
7/15/2014 10:05:26 AM

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Thanks for the comment. So true what you said about the levels. Hope you're having a wonderful week!

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_BABE_
7/11/2014 5:03:39 PM

You are such a good friend and I do hope to see you more often. It seems people drift away from Spark.

Anyway....its nice to see you back! emoticon



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