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My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.
My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.




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Member Since: 11/2/2012

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Fitness Minutes: 8,805

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My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.

My Program:
Biggest Loser Diet

Here’s the nutrition criteria contestants follow on the show, which is created and monitored by a registered dietitian.

modified low carbohydrate diet: 45% of calories from carbohydrates (mostly fruits, vegetables and some whole grains), 30% of calories from protein, and 25% of calories from healthy fats or oils (seeds, nuts, avocado, olive oil)
no “white stuff”
whole foods, elemental ingredients
4-3-2-1: daily 4 cups minimum of fruits and vegetables, 3 servings of healthy proteins (e.g. fish, skinless chicken breast, 93% lean ground turkey), 2 servings of whole grains, and 1 serving of healthy fat.
Aim for everyone to have 1 serving of fish daily.
There is room for 1 optional treat per day.
Cereals must have minimum 5 grams of fiber per serving and less than 5 grams of sugar per serving. This limits the cereals to certain oatmeals, bran cereals, or other high fiber cereals on the market.
Goal of 7 calories per pound of

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I am a mother, wife and friend. I am a business owner, a chronic volunteer and lover of the earth.


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The “perfect” diet is the foods you’ll eat and
the “perfect” workout is the one you’ll do.~Michael Marsh

You CAN have ANYTHING you want,
but you CAN'T have EVERYTHING you want!

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WALLAHALLA
11/16/2014 3:25:40 PM

emoticon Weigh to finish Strong! emoticon You are an emoticon loser! emoticon



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11/15/2014 9:28:47 AM

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emoticon on finishing the 2014 Fall 5% Challenge! Thanks for all your hard work and for being such a great team member!

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WALLAHALLA
11/11/2014 6:46:14 PM

While reflecting on the sacrifices our veterans and current military personnel have made for our freedom, consider what you have been willing to give up for your fight for better health!



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11/10/2014 7:49:43 AM

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emoticon You are beautiful for the way that you think.
emoticon You are beautiful for the sparkle in your eyes when you talk about something you love.
emoticon You are beautiful for the ability to make others smile, even when you are sad.

emoticon You are beautiful deep down to your soul. Hello beautiful!

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WALLAHALLA
11/2/2014 3:21:47 PM

emoticon I ALWAYS do paces indoors in order to get all my steps in. How is that any different from doing a walking dvd? It isn't cheating, it's getting extra movement in where ever and when ever you can. It is a great plan for upping your steps. emoticon



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