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Summer 2015 5% CHALLENGE.

I want to be happier, healthier, more "grounded," and less overwhelmed with life.

And I'd really, really, really like to get to onderland.

I will be "on vacation" for about half of the Summer Challenge -- and so part of the challenge is to make this time away from work truly life-giving.

I have been thinking a lot about work/life balance and "sabbath" and how recreation can be re-creation.

Who knows what ...
Summer 2015 5% CHALLENGE.

I want to be happier, healthier, more "grounded," and less overwhelmed with life.

And I'd really, really, really like to get to onderland.

I will be "on vacation" for about half of the Summer Challenge -- and so part of the challenge is to make this time away from work truly life-giving.

I have been thinking a lot about work/life balance and "sabbath" and how recreation can be re-creation.

Who knows what the next year will hold...? But this summertime break is a time to gain strength for the challenges ahead.

I know exercise and eating right help me to live right.
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Member Since: 2/23/2010

SparkPoints: 14,179

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My Goals:
I want to lose weight...gain strength and stamina...and be a more positive, happy, calm person.

My Program:
Diet Plan for the 5% Summer Challenge:
I will eat breakfast, and something healthy every 3-4 hours. I will limit salt-bad fats-and sugars. I will take special care to LIMIT SALT. I will drink A LOT of water. I will write down everything I eat. And I will do all of this during vacation!

Fitness Plan for 5% Summer Challenge:
I will GET UP and MOVE every 30-60 minutes at work...and at least every hour that we're driving on vacation. I will walk for at least 30 minutes/day... and stretch for 20-minutes each evening. I will consciously ENJOY all the extra movement that travel involves (packing and unpacking the car, hauling suitcases, walking at tourist sites, etc., etc.).

Personal Information:
I am 55. I am married (no children). I am a minister. I want to be a happy person with healthy boundaries and work/life balance.

Other Information:
Old habit: when I am overwhelmed, I EAT to isolate.
New habit: self-compassion and breathe, breathe, breathe.

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JENGRAMMER
1/11/2015 7:05:21 PM

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WELCOME—to the 2015 FIRECRACKER TEAM of the WINTER 5% CHALLENGE

We are happy to have you as a team member and look forward to seeing you on the “SIZZLING SPARKERS CHAT” thread as well as other fun topics our team enjoys.




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B-N-ME
1/11/2015 7:28:00 AM

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Looking forward to getting to know you and sharing success over the next 8 weeks!



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HIKING-4-ME
10/11/2014 7:55:43 AM

Congrats on being the TigerMonarch in the spotlight



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10/10/2014 10:31:26 PM

Congrats on being our Tiger Monarch of the day!!



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ISLASK
10/10/2014 9:58:32 PM

Have a wonderful weekend to rejuvenate and rest- walk in the rain.




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