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Hey, I'm Paola (Pao for short). I'm finally trying to do something about getting healthier. I have my gym membership (which isn't doing me too much good if I don't go but I'm getting myself motivated) and am trying to get some good info on how I can be healthier.

Check out my random ramblings at http://micalia.wordpress.com

"You had to give it to him. He had a plan. And it started to make sense in a Tyler sort of way. No fear, no distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter...truly slide." -Narrator, Fight Club

Member Since: 4/24/2008

Fitness Minutes: 11,583

My Goals:
I'd like to be able to walk around my apartment without trying to avoid the mirrors. (Ha!)

I'd like to be able to do the things I want without having to worry about being too tired.

I promise to:

*Think about my choices before I make the wrong ones.
*Be accountable for the wrong choices and fix them!
*Eat more negative calorie foods and fruits and veggies. Actually eat the carrots I have in the office fridge.
*Stay with in my calorie range and Work out 5 days a week.
*Pack my lunch to bring to work atleast 4 times a week.
*Do at least 20 minutes of cardio a day.
*Drink 100oz of water daily.
*Track my goals daily, including food, cardio, and team goals.
*Leave at least one positive post on a fellow Monkey's page.
*I will check in with my AP atleast 5 times a week.
*And... with my fellow monkey's help - push myself to limits I thought were not possible.

My Program:
EXERCISE-- that is the one thing I struggle with. I actually enjoy it but am not good with consistency and that's what is biting me in the butt (well actually the belly). A work in progress, absolutely but I'm trying to stay consistent with my food intake but I DEFINITELY need to work on my Exercise.

Personal Information:
Hey all, I'm originally from New Jersey but found myself out west after going to grad school for geology. Hey, California's a good place for geologists... imagine that!

I've been struggling with my weight since I learned to put food into my own mouth. I figure it was time that I did something about it and now I am... everyone here's been super great and I'm excited to see what I can do now that I put my mind to it... the key is keeping up the motivation... so wish me luck and I'll see you all around.

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  • v KIMMIEB831
    Welcome to Project Mayhem, I hope you jump right in and do the challenges and such.

    Ask away if you have any questions.

    4486 days ago
  • v TASHA8183
    Ah I see. Thats cool I got my AA at SMC =)

    As far as my schedule goes I work at LBSU 7 am to 12:30 pm so I can do lunch around then and I start at my other job at 1:45ish. On most days I get off at 6 from my other job.

    I work at a high school in the OC in the afternoons and they have a pretty nice fitness center that I use to work out after all the kiddies head home haha.
    4486 days ago
  • v TASHA8183
    CCOOOLLL....how does your schedule look?
    4487 days ago
  • v TASHA8183
    Hey...well I'm pretty recent to long beach too...I heard about a couple of good and healthy sandwhich places I have to make sure where they are haha.

    Where abouts long beach do you work? I work at Long Beach State.

    We should def see if we can get together for a walk or something else in the physical activity realm.

    4487 days ago
    Welcome to the **Earth Walkers** Team I’m a co-leader here and if there is anything I can help you with please let me know. Good luck now let’s go walking, I’m Cheering for YOU!!!

    Your Sparks Friend ~LaRaine~

    4493 days ago
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