MOVEITMARY   40,065
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18 January, 2014





May 2012 in Brazil





October 23, 2013 - 364 days after joining SP.



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10 pounds to goal!

At my heaviest I was 240 pounds. I lost 30 pounds and got stronger in 2008 thru an outdoor fitness bootcamp, then hit a plateau because I didn't change my eating habits.

When I joined SP in Oct. 2012 I was stuck at 210 pounds, and my current goal is 160. I am 3/4 of the way there and the difference in the way I look and feel is huge. I keep being surprised when I see myself in mirrors.

I am grateful to SP and all my wonderful SparkFriends!
At my heaviest I was 240 pounds. I lost 30 pounds and got stronger in 2008 thru an outdoor fitness bootcamp, then hit a plateau because I didn't change my eating habits.

When I joined SP in Oct. 2012 I was stuck at 210 pounds, and my current goal is 160. I am 3/4 of the way there and the difference in the way I look and feel is huge. I keep being surprised when I see myself in mirrors.

I am grateful to SP and all my wonderful SparkFriends!


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Member Since: 10/24/2012

My Goals:
Lose 50 pounds in a healthy manner.

Heal foot injuries 100%.

Practice martial arts.

Dance.

Play.

Feel great!

My Program:
Exercise every day.

Strenth train regularly.

Track all foods and try to stay within all the SP nutrition guidelines.

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Currently in California. Subject to change without notice.

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IMAVISION
7/15/2014 5:44:42 PM

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PIXIE-LICIOUS
7/10/2014 10:27:07 AM

"Allow yourself to dream and fantasize about your ideal life;
what it would look like, and what it would feel like.
Then do something every day to make it a reality!"
-Brian Tracy
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Thanks a bunch for commenting on my blog, "My Mistake." Have a Spark-o-licious day!



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LISAN0415
7/8/2014 12:08:13 AM

How was your 4th of July weekend?

How;s the new job?

Lisa



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7/3/2014 3:30:20 PM

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LISAN0415
6/12/2014 12:34:39 AM

Sorry that I got that confused, LOL

MY parents and my 8 year old are in Iceland today, but they leave in the morning from Iceland to go to Germany, then Austria by train. He's having the expirience ofa lifetime, and I am so grateful for that, but I miss him terribly. we certainly didn't have the time or money to take trips like that when I was young before my parents retired, but we did have fun and did go to Disneyworld.

I was just reading againa about calorie cycling. I have always done it, but not in a very structured way. But I plan on trying it again in a more planned out manner when I hit a plateu.

It recommends 3 days at 15-20 % below your estimated daily caloric expenditure rate, then 1 day just slightly below your estimated caloric rate and then 3 days again 15-20% below, and 1 day close to maintenence calories again.

For someone who wants/needs results faster- lets say for a special event, or extra weight is hurting the knee, they recommend 25-30% below, which is what I am doing daily right now.


They also do not recommend during weight loss to eat more due to exercise. Which makes sense. Some people feel if they exercise 30-35 minutes, they go back up to maintenence calories, and the calorie cycling leaders don't recommend that when weight loss is the goal. They want that exercise to enhance the calorie deficit, not match it.

Maybe its something to consider when you want to blast off those past few pounds to your ultimate goal.
-Lisa



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