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Fall Fitness Frenzy Goals

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Let's see what I can accomplish this challenge; trying to stick with the basics again:

1) TRACK MY FOOD! Remember "If I bite it, write it!"
- have more fruits/veggies in my diet, limit the coffee or elimintate it completely again

2) GET ACTIVE AGAIN!
- Remember that any activity is better than none. I can't run for a few more weeks, if I can at all this challenge. Saw my Podiatrist on Friday and I have an Achilles Tendinitis
- I can only do non-weight bearing fitness ... swim or cycle for Cardio and ST that doesn't put any pressure on my feet.


I want to reenter One-derland again; so time to get back to the old tried and true method: "Eat Less; Move Around More"

  
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2BEABETTERME 9/17/2014 5:16PM

    Love that quote! We can do it!
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OKBACK2MEAGAIN 9/16/2014 10:03PM

    emoticon Love the quote!

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APRIL_V_2 9/16/2014 9:32PM

    Great goals! emoticon

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VALYNN26 9/16/2014 8:48PM

    Love it! Great goals emoticon

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IWANT2DOTHIS1X 9/16/2014 8:47PM

    You got this!

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DAVIDCOOLEY1 9/16/2014 8:00PM

    Love your enthusiasm! I have some issues with my Achilles
Tendons as well, but maybe less severe than yours.
At any rate, I don't think I have ever worked out harder than I have in a pool.

Good luck and I am sure you'll hit your goal!

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PERSISTENTTIM 9/16/2014 7:41PM

    Good luck!

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FAIRY_MOON76 9/16/2014 7:37PM

    Awesome goals! emoticon

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PJMX18 9/16/2014 7:10PM

  breakfast smoothies are a great way to get at least 3 types of fruits/veggies in the morning. emoticon

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GEORGE815 9/16/2014 6:53PM

    Its just plain hard.

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Update on Sizzling Summer Slimdown

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

I made simple goals again: “Eat less; Move around more” and actually Track my foods
I was doing fairly well with this… I suppose; I didn’t really seen any weight loss but I was maintaining my weight so I guess that I was happy.
THEN…
Developed Jogger’s Heel (this is more fun to say then Planter Fasciitis). I have been on “injured reserve” & wearing a brace for the past week.

I am finally feeling better; not having to walk on tippy-toes for too long after waking. Even climbed a few flights of stairs yesterday afternoon. So I guess it is time to be able to start doing some FM again; hoping for a better challenge this fall.

  
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FORBANDE 8/23/2014 8:57AM

    Oh, Amy!! I hope you are on the mend. I know how much you love running. Hopefully you are back to it in no time. I agree with Martha, maintaining is a victory in itself.

Looking forward to the next challenge with you!

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MOJO0607 8/20/2014 2:55PM

    I have the same issue, and it just seems to keep getting worse. Most likely I will need surgery to correct, but I limp through the days for now. Like you said, the mornings are the worst, but I also find anytime I have sat at my desk for more than an hour without getting up, it hurts then as well. It can wear you down after a while. I hope yours makes a speedy and hasty departure, though, and you can get back on track with your FM goals. Congrats on maintaining and see you in the Fall!


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APRIL_V_2 8/20/2014 1:52PM

    I'm so sorry about your injury, I know how frustrating that is when we want to workout but our body doesn't let us! Way to go on doing a good job with moving more, eating less, tracking and maintaining! That is awesome!

Looking forward to kicking butt along with you and the rest of the Dazzling Diamonds this Autumn! Go team!

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2BEABETTERME 8/20/2014 1:39PM

    Maintaining, especially when injured is a huge success! Hope your foot continues to heal and you can back to moving and grooving without pain!

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Sizzling Summer Slimdown goals

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

I have decided to stick with the basics again:

1) actually TRACK MY FOOD!
- have more fruits/veggies in my diet, limit the coffee or elimintate it completely again

2) GET ACTIVE AGAIN!
- Remember that any activity is better than none; Try to stick with running twice a week and do a video before work in the morning 5 days/week.

Just get back to the old tried and true method: "Eat Less; Move Around More"

  
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2BEABETTERME 6/17/2014 2:04PM

    "Eat less, move more" seems like such a simple idea. But, it is a daily struggle! Great goals!
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ORCHIDLADY56 6/15/2014 9:19AM

    Nice, simple and great impact! Wonderful goals!

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RUTHIEBEAR 6/14/2014 10:49AM

    We all need to stick to those basics!!! emoticon emoticon

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JAYKAYSTRONG 6/11/2014 4:38PM

    Keep it simple and consistent and you'll succeed. emoticon

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RUNNER4LIFE08 6/11/2014 3:11PM

    These goals sound great to me! Getting back to the basics always helps and it is a great way to stay on track.

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MOJO0607 6/11/2014 2:58PM

    Sometimes it is the basics that make all the difference, so you Go Girl!! Can't wait to undergo this challenge with you!

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SASSYLJB 6/11/2014 2:29PM

    You know it Diamond Girl! We have been successful before! We now what is involoved! I know that we can do it! After all we are diamonds and we Shine Bright!

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JADED_CHICK19 6/11/2014 1:20PM

    Back to the basics is always the best! Calories in versus calories out! Tried and true method! You totally got this and will rock the summer challenge!

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VALYNN26 6/11/2014 11:46AM

    Back to basics is the way to go! emoticon

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APRIL_V_2 6/11/2014 11:34AM

    Eat less, move more! I love it! That is really my plan too. emoticon

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'Spring into Action' update

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

I made easy goals and ended up not even trying; I just stopped caring again; I let "life get in the way". I have to admit that I lost my Spark & I ended up gaining 7 lbs this challenge

But what did happen:
1.) I am letting go of the negativity in my life (or at least on a better road to this)
2.) I pray more (daily); even reading a daily devotional on an App on my phone

3.) Lastly, I AM FINDING MY SPARK AGAIN!

I seem to have forgetten that this is a journey, a life long one at that. I am not someone who will 'never have to work at it'. This will be an ongoing battle for me for always, I refuse to give into old ways and just stop caring again; I don't want to be that person again.

I have worked too hard to get where I am; need to remember how much I love where I am and who I am.

  
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SABNMICH 5/22/2014 7:54PM

    Amy keep up that positive attitude and you will be dazzling in the summer challenge!!

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VALYNN26 5/22/2014 9:51AM

    So many of us struggled these last few months. But what matters the most is not that we fall off the wagon, but that we pick ourselves back up, dust off & try again. Life happens, we just have to do the best we can. We can do this! I believe you! emoticon emoticon

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MRSVK11 5/21/2014 4:03PM

    A lot of us struggled this past winter and spring. All we can do is keep on keepin' on and let's all of us Diamonds Dazzle this summer!

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2BEABETTERME 5/21/2014 2:41PM

    Wow! These are my exact same thoughts! It is a lifelong process and I need to make me a priority every day!

My dazzling diamond friend, we will get there in our own time!
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SULLYL28 5/21/2014 2:33PM

    You can do this! We all have to keep reminding ourselves that we are deserving.

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'Spring into Action' Goals

Friday, March 14, 2014

I made big goals for myself for the Fall Challenge and BOMBED; then didn't do so great for the Winter Challenge. I just didn't exhibit any Will Power at all and still haven't been doing so great with it. . . . .

So I have decided that I want to try to stick with the basics again this time around; Go back to the old tried and true method: "Eat Less; Move Around More"

1) actually TRACK MY FOOD!
- have more fruits/veggies in my diet
2) GET ACTIVE AGAIN!

- Remember my motto starting out "Any little bit I do is better than any little bit I don't do".

  
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NAPPIGURL 3/23/2014 4:45PM

    Good way to keep it simple! You can do it!

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SASSYLJB 3/18/2014 9:43PM

    Great goals diamond girl, we got this back to basics this challenge! This is what I think we all are doing!

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RUNNER4LIFE08 3/17/2014 10:20AM

    Great goals! emoticon

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ORCHIDLADY56 3/16/2014 5:14PM

    Nice! Two goals - you can do it! emoticon

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2BEABETTERME 3/15/2014 10:26PM

    I'm struggling with the exercise too. Great attainable goals... We can do this!
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CHICAMIMI 3/15/2014 5:06PM

    Back to the basics is a good way to go! you can do it!

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MRSVK11 3/15/2014 1:06PM

    Spring is a time for new beginnings you are going to do fantastic this challenge! I had a personal trainer years ago who said "If you are struggling just try to get one thing right and build from that success"

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LIAMAY3 3/15/2014 12:32PM

    Winter kicked my butt too, just not a very successful round. But spring is a time of renewal and we can definitely do this!! Tracking your food will make such a difference. Good Luck!! emoticon

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RUTHIEBEAR 3/15/2014 9:44AM

    Sometimes it is best to go back to basics. I love your saying!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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VALYNN26 3/15/2014 8:55AM

    Great goals! I have struggled with the same issues during the past challenges. With spring brings new & a clean slate. Let's kick some butt & get back on track. We can do it we are Diamonds & we're going to rock this spring challenge! emoticon emoticon

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FAIRY_MOON76 3/15/2014 6:42AM

    I too did lousy in the past challenges. Being fit and healthy....this lifestyle change.....It's HARD! But if you really step back and look past what we consider failings are a whole lot of accomplishments. When you feel like your will power is wavering just think of all you have accomplished...that will help you stay focused. You can do this! emoticon

Your goals are awesome! We are going to Rock this challenge and spring into summer healthier and fitter than ever!

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