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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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NICKYCRANE Cardio free day! Did a new yoga video. Made plans with a cabinet maker for a new bed , wardrobe, shelves etc. didnsome major decluttering and rearranging kitchen.
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Member Since: 6/5/2012

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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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MEXGAL1
4/12/2014 8:07:15 AM

thanks for visiting my blog and you well wishes.
I do hope you are feeling better today as well.
Have a great day.
Sallie



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KELLIEBEAN
4/11/2014 8:06:03 PM

Thank you so much for reading my blog about conversations with myself and for the nice comment you made. I really appreciate it!

I hope you have a great weekend!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/6/2014 5:49:24 PM

I'm sorry you're still not feeling well, Nicky! emoticon emoticon



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TINAJANE76
4/6/2014 8:56:52 AM

Hi Nicky and thanks for stopping by and commenting on my "dirty little secrets" blog. It's great to know there are so many other people out their who buck the trends and are still huge successes!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/5/2014 8:09:01 PM

“The magic that turns dreams into reality is YOU!
When you are inspired by a dream, create a good plan; that turns it into a goal.
Then, live your life in a way that will bring that dream, that goal, to life. The magic is you.”
-Steve Maraboli
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Thanks for checking in on today's Roll Call thread on the Countdown team. We have 63 days left on the challenge...imagine how much progress you can make in that time! I'm cheering you on!
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Pixie



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