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Hi, thanks for visiting my page. I stumbled upon Sparkpeople a little over 6 months ago and it has made an amazing difference in my life. It is so nice to have a community of like-minded people to share inspiration and support. I love working out and eating healthy, but I fall off of the wagon frequently.

I love this quote:

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." ~Maria Robinson

My goals for 2009 are:
*Read a book monthly to help me grow as a person.
~January Book - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey.
~Currently too busy with my class to read, will pick this up this summer.

*Find a hobby and stick to it for a year to see how I can progress!
~Signed up for a photography class - starts 1/21/09.
~January - will crochet a simple blanket (after I finish my sewing project from Christmas!! I know, I know! Sewing is not going to be one of my new hobbies!)
~February - finished up my photography class. Would like to sign up for a Photoshop class next.

*Prepare a monthly budget--and STICK to it!
~Not doing so well in this area - January no budget - bad girl!!
~February budget - Done!
~March - Done!

*To not live in fear or play the "what if" game...just go & do
~January - still working on this one.
~February - feeling a little better, but still a work in progress.
~March - beginning of March - feeling really good!!

*Workout 5 days a week following The New Rules for Lifting for Women. Strength train 3x a week and 2 days mixing it up with Turbo Jam, walking, running, Yoga, Pilates, etc.

March 2009 - starting 30 Day Shred 30 (3x/wk) If I can stick to it and complete 30 days, I will reward myself with Chalene Extreme!

*Workout in the early AM before I can make any excuses to not work out.
~January - still working on this one.
~February - still working on this one.
~March - starting out with a bang!

*Drink 8 glasses of water daily.
~March - starting to slack a little here. Will work on getting it back up to 8.

*Eat 5 servings of fruits and veggies daily.
~Jan-Feb - averaged 3 servings a day.

*Attend church regularly.

*Read bible daily.

My Accountability for my new program:

1/3/09: Stage 1 - Workout 1A
1/4/09: Rest
1/5/09: Stage 1 - Workout 1B
1/6/09: TJ - Cardio Party & played w/little man at park.
1/7/09: Rest
1/8/09: Stage 1 - Workout 2A - AM Workout--Woo-Hoo! Go me!
1/9/09: Rest
1/10/09: Rest
1/11/09: Rest -- Slacker!!!
Week 2:
1/12/09: Stage 1 - Workout 2B - AM Workout at the GYM--Woo-hoo!
1/13/09: Pilates (20 min)/TJ 20 min
1/14/09: Rest (still sore from 1/12 workout)
1/15/09: Stage 1 Workout 3A - afternoon workout
1/16/09: Rest
1/17/09: Rest
1/18/09: Rest (weekends are not working out so well for me!)
Week 3:
1/19/09: Did 20-30 minutes of yoga and balance games on my inlaws Wii Fit - tons of fun! Gotta get one of those.
1/20/09: Stage 1 Workout 3B - AM workout - yes!
1/21/09: Yoga (20 min) - AM Workout
1/22/09: 30 minute walk with mutts/Stage 1 Workout 4A
1/23/09: Rest
1/24/09: Turbo Jam - Cardio Party
1/25/09: Rest
Week 4:
1/26/09: Rest
1/27/09: Stage 1 Workout 4B
1/28/09: Rest
1/29/09: Stage 1 Workout 5A
1/30/09: Rest
1/31/09: TJ - Cardio Party
2/1/09: Rest
Week 5:
2/2/09: Cardio Kick class at gym (Awesome workout - will be going back again for this one!)
2/3/09: Rest
2/4/09: Rest
2/5/09: Rest
2/6/09: Walked to pick up my son at day care {approx 30 min}
2/7/09: Played at park with son and husband {approx 2 hours} - Beautiful Saturday!!
2/8/09: Rest
Week 6:
2/9/08: TJ Cardio Party
2/10/09: Played at park with son {approx 30 min}
2/11/09: Rest
2/12/09: Rest
2/13/09: CP3 - Woohoooo!
2/14/09: CP3 - Yes!
2/15/09: Rest
Week 7 {My goal for this week is 4 CP3 workouts-of these 3 will be AM workouts}:
2/16/09: Played at dog park with dogs and little man {approx 45min}
2/17/09: CP3
2/18/09: CP# - AM Workout! Yay!
2/19/09: Rest
2/20/09: Rest
2/21/09: Rest
2/22/09: Rest
Week 8 - Goal vs Actual
2/23/09: 20 min TJ/Turbo Sculpt - Done
2/24/09: CP3 - Rest
2/25/09: Rest - Turbo Sculpt
2/26/09: 20 min TJ/Turbo Sculpt - Rest
2/27/09: CP3 - Rest
2/28/09: Rest - Rest
2/29/09: 20 min TJ/Turbo Sculpt - Rest
3/1/09: Rest
Week 9:
3/2/09 - Turbo Sculpt
3/3/09 - CP3
3/4/09 - 30 Day Shred - L1-D1 (AM Workout - Yay!)
3/5/09 - Rest
3/6/09 - 30 Day Shred - L1-D2 (AM Workout - check me out!)
3/7/09 - CP3
3/8/09 - Rest
Week 10:
3/9/09 - 30 Day Shred L1-D3
3/10/09 - CP3
3/11/09 - Rest
3/12/09 - 30 Day Shred L1-D4 - AM Workout!
3/13/09 - Rest
3/14/09 - Rest
3/15/09 - Rest
Week 11:
3/16/09 - 30 Day Shred L1 - D5 - AM Workout!
3/17/09 - Rest
3/18/09 - Rest
3/19/09 - 30 Day Shred L1-D6
3/20/09 - Rest
3/21/09 - Rest
3/22/09 - 30 Day Shred L1-D7
Week 12:
3/23/09 -Quick Trouble Zones - Ouch! Loved it!
3/24/09 - TJ 20 min workout
3/25/09 - Rest
3/26/09 - Rest
3/27/09 - Rest
3/28/09 - TJ 20 min workout
3/29/09 - No More Trouble Zones! Wow-wee, I will feel it tomorrow!
Week 13:
3/30/09 - AM Yoga (10 min)

Member Since: 6/9/2008

Fitness Minutes: 809

My Goals:
*To make working out part of my daily activities.
*Eat healthier
*Drink more water
*Get Moving!

My Program:
Eating healthier, working out and moving my body more.

*30 Day Shred - 3 Days a week (started on 3/4/09)

*If I can stick to the 30 Day Shred and complete 30 days, I will reward myself with Chalene Extreme!

*Mix it up 2 days/wk.

*Ran my first 5k on 8/16/08 in 34:10.

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    You always had it...You always had the power....The real secret in within you."
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    Make change happen.....QUICK FIRE Your LIFE!!!
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    4155 days ago
    Hey girlie, how are you?? Long time no see on Spark, just wanted to say hi and make sure you're ok!!
    4172 days ago
    Hi girl,
    it's been a while since I said Hello! How are you doing? Running any 5Ks? Did you start the lifting for women workout?
    I've been on and off my routine.. The bulking thing didn't really work for me.. so now I'm back to being under Jillian's thumb on my tv *lol*

    Hope everything is good for you and your family,
    take care,


    PS: Love your new background too! Beautiful colors!
    4412 days ago
    Hi, havent heard from you in a while, just checking in to see how you are doing. We started a new spark team called Living A Fabulous Life, check it out if you want. Hope all is well, talk soon, Erica
    4426 days ago
    Hey! Thanks for the comment!
    I'll send you the recipe via email soon :) It's yummy! It's funny because so many people are used to that crappy instant crap that they call oatmeal so mine takes some getting used to...just like Eating Clean i suppose :)
    LOVE your page...soooooo cute! We both like teals and greens with brown!
    Thanks for the challenge! It's so nice to know that there are so many of us out there that started off strong and lost some momentum so this is a great pick-me-up!
    Take care and keep in touch as you can!
    4458 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/31/2009 6:36:25 PM
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