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Am I really going to try this again? Yes, I am! I really need to make some changes and live out my goals.

I have a new yearly planner and went through a course on crushing your goals that focuses on starting with big goals and breaking them down into monthly, weekly and daily actionable steps.

My big goals for 2017 are to lose 80 lbs. (6-7 lbs./month) while learning consistency with my food and exercise plans, to step up my homemaking skills to really create a space that is inviting for family and friends by decluttering and organizing now that our renovations are *almost* done, and to pay off debt.

My short term goal is to reach my 5% weight loss by the end of the challenge, if not a little more. I have tried many times, sometimes with success, but too many without. I am hoping and praying that this time will be different. I'm a little nervous, not wanting to disappoint myself or my family. I think as I gain confidence with my plan and warming up with activity to get me moving, that I will be ready to take this challenge head on.
Being sensible with my plan and really focusing on it while keeping the goal in mind, I'm sure I'll make it. I also want to branch out and do more fun activities with my family. I want to be more consistent with my activity. I also want to get my eating under control by tracking and portion control.

I really want to grow in my relationship with the Lord. I plan on getting up before the kids and having a consistent quiet time, participating in Bible study classes at church and online, and reading devotionals and Christian living books.

To meet my goals I'm going to break down my plan into four areas: Fitness, Nutrition, Spiritual, and Personal/Everyday Living.


Fitness:
Daily 15 minutes activity
Cardio 30 minutes, 3x week
Strength 2x week
Walking/Swimming/Biking/Hiking/Bowling for fun

Nutrition:
8+ glasses of water daily
Stay within calorie range
More lean protein
More fruits and veggies
Watch my sodium intake
Limit snacking and emotional eating

Spiritual:
Bible reading daily
Journal daily
Complete a Bible study
Daily devotions with my family

Personal/Everyday Living:
Spark daily
Track food and exercise daily
Weigh in weekly
Read 15+ non-fiction books
Pay off debt
Clean and organize my house, room by room

I really want this time to be different. I want to reach my goals and see big changes in my life. With God and the support of my family I know I can do it.

2017, here I come!



Member Since: 1/12/2010

Fitness Minutes: 25,612

My Goals:
To eat healthy foods, drink LOTS of water,and exercise regualry to lose about 80 lbs.
I want to be a more active and involved mom.


My Program:
15 minutes activity daily

Cardio: 30 minutes
(DVD/Walking/Elliptical)
3x week

Strength: DVD or hit the gym machines 2x week
Core DVD 2 x week

*Bonus* walking/swimming/biking/hiking for fun

Nutrition:
8+ glasses of water daily
stay within calorie range
5 servings fruits and veggies
lean protein
limit snacks






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Psalm 46:10a





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  • v THEOILYMOMMY
    Hi!! I saw your comment on my wall. I'm just about to head to bed, but I'll send you a PM tomorrow! Have a good night!
    24 days ago
  • v HOMEBODY4EVER
    emoticon to.... the FLYclean Team (Finally Loving Yourself)

    You will LOVE THIS TEAM! It's amazingly positive and supportive. The members here are always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. They have done it for me and they will do the same for you!! We are here to support and encourage you on your journey to success. All the best to you on reaching your goals.

    It's great to have you on board. Come and join us on the Forums for some fun and challenges.

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    Marj
    24 days ago
  • v MONAKIN314
    Just checking in! Hope your have a great week! emoticon

    We have just under 2500 miles to get to Guayaquil! Don't forget to track.

    Go emoticon
    37 days ago
  • v MONAKIN314
    Welcome Back to the Starfish team!!!

    We have landed in Abu Dhabi and started sight-seeing!

    Don't forget to post your emoticon and emoticon to the tracking thread.
    45 days ago
  • v JEANKNEE
    Welcome to the 2017 Spring Starfish. emoticon

    We are happy to have you with us!

    Wishing you success in achieving your goals.

    58 days ago
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