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Jolly Holiday Challenge - December & the next 10 weeks!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

I definitely have been feeling very festive the past few days! Christmas is coming so soon.

I am glad the Jolly Holiday Challenge started! This blog will mostly explain what I want to accomplish within the next 10 weeks. Hopefully I stay strong even though my busy tax season is coming so soon. I already notice I have less time to Spark. Hopefully I can at least get the exercise in I need!

I modified my December Goal list to include the entire Challenge!

- No Tortilla Chips for 12 weeks. I already started eliminating these from my diet December 1st!
- Try to complete all Fitness & Non-Fitness challenges the best I can!
- Hopefully I lose 3 lbs each month. My Team #2 will definitely help me reach this!
****End of December Weight Goal - 161
****End of January Weight Goal - 158
****End of February Weight Goal - 155
- Get at least 1,000 Fitness Minutes each month (I am at 596 for Dec)
- Keep searching for another 5K to do! I also need to continue my training!!
- Use the treadmill more - especially when I work long hours starting next month
- Continue using the measuring tape at least twice a month
- Try new Spark Recipes - hopefully one every 2 weeks
- Plan out my lunches & dinners since I will have to bring both to work starting next month
- Continue to do non-workout activities I enjoy even if I go alone(craft & pet fairs)
- Try to stay patient with my parents even when they are on the fritz!
- Don't get discouraged if I don't reach all of my goals!

Hopefully everyone has a great rest of the week! I am getting really excited for my 2 Christmas Parties which are this weekend! Yippee!!

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  • ANDREA10291
    As a fellow member of team 2 I will be here with you thru this!! I also have little extra time but together we will keep everyone motivated to do their best! You have awesome goals set out! They will be challenging but worth it! If you ever need someone to talk to or you need a little ego boost, because let's face it we all need that once in a while, I will be there. :) you have come so far already an are doing a fantastic job!
    3106 days ago
    Hey! I love the details in all of your goals! Way to go! Also I think it's awesome how much progress you've made. You should be very proud of yourself! Keep going! :)
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    emoticon goals.
    3107 days ago
    I am starting the holiday season off great too! 5 # down! You can do your goals Kimp! I know you can! emoticon
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    These are great goals!
    3107 days ago
    Great goals! Keep that patience with your parents. My mom died yesterday and I am lost. I mis all of her fritzes! You will reach your goals with great success! Congrats in advance!
    3107 days ago
    Congrats for your great goal.. It looks good. You are definitely right on track. Enjoy your Xmas party!!

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  • no profile photo CD11627320
    Great list of goals! I'm happy to see that you listed some non-fitness goals in there as well, like trying to not get discouraged. Lets have a great holiday season together!

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    3108 days ago
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    I like that you are being realistic with you goals during your busy season. Remember no matte what just don't give up. Modify if needed is ok. emoticon
    Have fun at your parties in your new outfit. Enjoy.
    3108 days ago
    Those are some great goals! Way to go! emoticon emoticon
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    good luck u can do it
    3108 days ago
    Wonderful goals.

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    3108 days ago
    Love your goals! Go Team 2!
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  • no profile photo CD12876849
    Great goals! Team 2 is here to cheer you on the whole way! These challenges have helped me stay on track in the past and I hope they do the same for you! Have fun at your Christmas parties this weekend! emoticon
    3108 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13099273
    Sounds good - perhaps - and I am sure you do this already - look up the spark recipes - cook on the weekend - split up and freeze in containers -then it will make it easy to bring for dinner to work. I am confident you will Rock this challenge - do not worry so much about getting back to everyone - we are here and understand that happens to me sometimes - like when Rory's sick. Keep me posted on your next 5k ! Hugs K

    P.S. You are only a smidgen away from your goals !!! emoticon
    3108 days ago
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  • no profile photo CD11026554
    Great goals! Enjoy your party weekend!
    3108 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12074168
    Great goals! I know it can be a challenge this time of year to get the workouts in, but you have set some very realistic and achievable goals for yourself. Good luck and keep up the great work!!
    3108 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12744659
    This sounds awesome! Great job keeping goal-oriented!

    3108 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12613737
    Great goals and plans you've set for yourself! With your motivation and determination I have no doubt you'll be checking those all off as the challenge goes on!
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    Great list! You are really focused!
    Have a great day!
    3108 days ago
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