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I joined Sparkpeople in about June 2012. I had got my weight down and staying down from 76 kilo to 65 (sometimes to 60), but was not succeeding in reaching my goal, which is 60 and under. Given my eating habits when I travel and can't control what food is put before me, and don't control the portions I eat, I need to have a normal weight of 57, to keep at 60 and under. (DONE March 2013!)
I am learning to enjoy Sparkpeople's encouragement about exercise, and much appreciate their ...
I joined Sparkpeople in about June 2012. I had got my weight down and staying down from 76 kilo to 65 (sometimes to 60), but was not succeeding in reaching my goal, which is 60 and under. Given my eating habits when I travel and can't control what food is put before me, and don't control the portions I eat, I need to have a normal weight of 57, to keep at 60 and under. (DONE March 2013!)
I am learning to enjoy Sparkpeople's encouragement about exercise, and much appreciate their information about nutrition, fitness etc.
I live in Albania, which is challenging, both for finding healthy food, particularly low fat, and for exercising (savage dogs roam loose or get out. I got badly bitten by the neighbour's Alsatian and the doctor didn't have enough sutures to give me more than 3 stitches). Also snow and ice, or thick mud afterwards are not conducive to walking - I strained my knee last winter...
This winter has been mild and I can easily get out with the dogs most days.
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Member Since: 6/5/2012

SparkPoints: 69,170

Fitness Minutes: 36,235

My Goals:
1. Maintain my weight, possibly reconsider.
2. Increase speed of jogging (to 9 km.p.h.) and walking (to 3 m p.h.).
3. AIm at some sort of cardio 5 times a week, video if I don't get outside.
4. Do proper pushups. 1 set of 10 for next stage



My Program:
1. Pray and read Bible BEFORE opening SP!
2. at the moment Jumpstart strength videos, plus walking and jogging programmes, alternating, and pushups the day the strength video is arms and upper body.

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Nicky.
Living in a small Albanian village for nearly 20 years. Share my house with one cat, and my balcony and yard with 2 large and bouncy Albanian sheepdogs!

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GOALS MET!
1. Burn more calories than I eat! NO LONGER SO NECESSARY, as I'm slightly under my goal weight.
2. Complete JUmpstart Bootcamp. DONE!
3. Reach 57 kilos at home, going up to not more than 60 when travelling! DONE!
4. Get rid of the flab around my middle! GOING DOWN GRADUALLY




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10/14/2014 9:05:14 AM

"The common conception is that motivation leads to action, but the reverse is true....action precedes motivation.
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Getting momentum going is the most difficult part of the job, and often taking the first step is enough to prompt you to make the best of your day."
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10/9/2014 9:09:26 AM

"Though no one else can guarantee your success, you can guarantee it by making the commitment to do whatever you must do.
You can guarantee it with your intention, your focus, your action and your persistence.
Today, tomorrow, in any place, whatever the situation, you can make a difference, for your own life, and for your world.
Grab that opportunity, make the most of it every chance you get, and you'll guarantee your own success."
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