Hi! I'm a brand new 40yo working mom of 2 teens, 2 dogs, 2 cats and a partner to my wonderful spouse. I've been a member of SparkPeople for awhile now, but fell off of late. One of my sons told me if losing weight would make me feel better than why don't I just do it, because he wants to see me happier. If that isn't a jolt to your self-esteem, not sure what is. So I am committed to doing this and, I mean, really doing this for me, for my health, for my spouse so we have many more years together, and for my sons, whom I want to be happy role model. It's not going to be easy and I know I'll fall. I just have to keep my head in the game knowing that with success comes some failure, because we can't be a success at something if we don't try and fail a bit along the way.
Strength train 3x a week. DOING IT!!!
Cardio 3x a week for 60mins.
Remember to RELAX!!
Remember to take time for me (meditation, yoga, reading) 10mins a day.
Working on my portion sizes.
Keeping track of my water daily.
Starting a journal of food and exercise.
“Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.”
“For SUCCESS, you must decide what exactly you want to achieve, then specify the price to pay to get it.” ~ Bunker Hunt
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. ~ John Wooden
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ~ John Wooden
If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything.
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