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I will get this right. My goals are still the same. I want to enjoy a healthy life style.

Nutrition Commitment
#1 Plan every meal, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
#2 1400 to 1600 calories per day
#3 Drink at least 8 cups of water per day *
#4 Avoid processed food
#5 Stick to my grocery list, no snack foods (this is my toughest)
#6 Weigh and measure food, portion control
#7 Love raw fruits and vegetables *
#8 Log all food on Nutrition Tracker
#9 Limit my sugar intake to less than 90 grams

Exercise Commitment
#1 Cardio Workout / Doggie walks 2 times daily for at least 30
minutes each
#2 3 times per week Strength Training 3 sets of 15 reps
#3 Random acts of fitness - take the stairs, park in the back of the parking lot and strive for at least 12000 steps per day *
#4 Continue bedtime stretching exercises *
#5 Encourage fitbit challenges *
#6 Log all exercise on Fitness Tracker (I'm in a group of 7 sparkfriends)

Motivation Commitment
#1 Listen to energizing music *
#2 Use positive self-talk *
#3 Weigh in weekly *
#4 Develop healthy habits
#5 Login daily to Sparkpeople
#6 Send goodies more often

* indicates done regularly

Employ these stratagies to Live The Good Life. Be accountable. Try new things: Foods, Exercises & Adventures

Member Since: 1/3/2012

Fitness Minutes: 146,006

My Goals:
Long term: Live a healthier lifestyle.

Short term: lose 20 pounds in the next 12 weeks and develop my own meal plan for healthy outcomes

My Program:
Twice daily walks with my dog Goldie
Make better food decisions.
Logging on to Sparkpeople daily for support and tracking. Spreading the spark.

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  • v SPARKFRAN514
    “Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward
    after taking a step forward is not a disaster,
    it's a cha-cha.” Robert Brault~

    31 minutes ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Thanks for the friend add it fun making new friends. spark has been a huge help to me to reach so many of goals. the challenges were great to keep me moving as we were staying for the last several weeks. emoticon it was fun seeing much we have in common we can do this journey one day at time off we go
    2 hours ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Michael Ely
    “Hey, I know it’s Monday. But it’s also a new day and a new week. And in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen.”

    Lindsey Buckingham
    “Monday morning you sure look fine.”

    “This is your Monday morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you.”

    We are doing this day by Day today is Monday just enjoy it and smile

    1 day ago
    Oh I did so love your 'pressed roses' story and that you still have them today. Thanks for dropping by and adding to my blog today. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    5 days ago
    emoticon for your comment on my 'cooties' blog! emoticon
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