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Where Do I Want To Be In A Year?

Can I dream of how I will feel in a year if I continue on this healthy lifestyle of eating and exercise? If I were to continue to eat junk and lead a sedentary life, I know where I'll be in that same timespan. A year is going to come and go...where do I want to be in that year?

I am 46 and about 60 lbs. overweight. Cancer, heart disease and diabetes run in my family. Once upon a time (in my late 20s-early 30s), I did weight training and ate a low-fat diet. I was in the best ...
Can I dream of how I will feel in a year if I continue on this healthy lifestyle of eating and exercise? If I were to continue to eat junk and lead a sedentary life, I know where I'll be in that same timespan. A year is going to come and go...where do I want to be in that year?

I am 46 and about 60 lbs. overweight. Cancer, heart disease and diabetes run in my family. Once upon a time (in my late 20s-early 30s), I did weight training and ate a low-fat diet. I was in the best shape and felt the best I ever had. I refuse to believe that it can't be done again.

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
*Dr. Seuss

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments" *Jim Rohn
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Member Since: 6/2/2010

SparkPoints: 17,041

Fitness Minutes: 16,915

My Goals:
1) Maintain a weight of 125-130 lbs.

a: first major milestone will be to get to 158 which will take me out of "obese" and put me in "overweight".
YEAH! - done 10/7/10

b: second major milestone is to get to 132 which is the highest healthy BMI for my height. ***WooHoo - done 4/22/11

**Met goal of 127 lbs. on June 17*** Now the hard part - maintain.

2) Develop and maintain healthy eating habits

3) Do weight training at least 3x per week

4) Find some type of cardio I enjoy


My Program:
**January 2012**
Spark January Jumpstart Challange - finished and had fun doing it.

**Oct/Nov 2011***
New strength training rotation - 2 weeks Slow & Heavy followed by 2 weeks of STS Total Body followed by 2 weeks of Muscle Max (all with cardio mixed in). I saw some great strength gains and muscle definition with this program. Will do this again!

**June/July 2011**
Started a 7-week strength training rotation. 3 weeks of Muscle Max - 1 week of "rest" - 3 weeks of Slow & Heavy.

**4/3/11** Started a 3-week cycle (3 days per week) of Cathe Friedrich Slow & Heavy series in strength training. Adding in cardio and a rest day the other days. (I noticed a significant increase in strength after completing this 3-week rotation. Will definately add this in again).

2/3/11 Have been consistent with my exercise plan by using a variety of workout DVDs as well as weight training. My favorite DVDs are the Biggest Loser ones and Cathe Friedrich. **A

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BRANDTSGIRL
1/11/2012 11:24:43 AM

Just wanted to stop bye your page and say emoticon .
have not heard from you in a long time.
Hows are things in your neck of the woods going?
Have a great Wednesday!



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WARMSPRINGDAY
11/22/2011 8:24:30 PM

Thank you for the warm Thanksgiving wishes and for your concern and interest in my life. Friends like you are my inspiration. Thank you. May you have a truly thankful Thanksgiving.



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REBELBLITZ
11/17/2011 10:13:56 PM

"Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Cheryl



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BAILEE_GRAVES
11/5/2011 11:59:20 AM

How are things going your way? I haven't heard from you in a while so wanted to stop by and just let you know that you're missed!!



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BAILEE_GRAVES
10/31/2011 1:09:04 AM

emoticon Thinking of you!



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