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If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. –Thomas Edison

Spring 5% Challenge 2016
Lost 2# in between challenges, YAY!!!
Looking forward to loosing 5% this challenge even though I will be out of town for 2 weeks. This will be the first challenge that I have succeeded in doing that. Is that positive or is that positive ;-) !!!

2016 Winter 5% Challenge Commitment
Walk Mon - Sat for at least 20+ minutes
Strength Training 2x a week - need to be consistent with this.
Post food
Drink 6 glasses water daily
Build up strength for trip to Nicaragua in April.

2015 Fall 5% Challenge Commitment
Looking forward to a good fall challenge.
Took off a few pounds in the summer challenge and then put them back on plus more. I got tired of watching what I ate so I ate what I wanted to. Slowing down as I get older and can't exercise like I use to. Having a hard time adjusting to that.

Determined to do what I can during this challenge.

Motivation for Summer 5% Challenge
Dr. said I had to eat healthy, loose weight, and exercise more.
Exercise will give me more energy and I won't have to take a nap every day.
Want to live an active life.
Exercise also give me a positive outlook.
Want to fit back into clothes that I bought last year.

Goals for Spring 5% Challenge:
1. To get back on track and stop putting back on weight that I had lost.
2. To stay within 1200 - 1600 calories.
3. Strength training 1x a week.
4. Increase cardio to 20 min 6 days.
5. Focus on one day at a time.
6. Focus on the positive.
7. I CAN do this.

Winters are difficult for me. I have SAD and my body craves sunlight.
I need the Winter 5% Challenge to keep me motivated and responsible to my teammates.

Goals for Winter 5% Challenge:
1.Track my food and have 1200. to 1500 calories 6 days a week.
2. Do at least 10 minutes cardio 5x a week.
3. Strength training 2 days per week.
4. Weigh in and post my weight weekly
5. Support fellow members.
6. Love myself even when I mess up!

Every pound that is lost takes four pounds of pressure off of the joints.

A key to a healthy lifestyle is moderation, and moderation means setting limits, applying portion control, and making choices based on long-term health goals, not immediate gratification. I have to work on the �not immediate gratification� part. That is what I want for my life. Slow and steady wins the race and I am a winner.

Member Since: 2/2/2010

Fitness Minutes: 85,601

My Goals:
Eat more freggies

Exercise 5 days a week.

Get weight down to 160.

ST 2x a week

Keep a positive outlook.

Encourage others.

My Program:
1.Track my food and have 1250 to 1600 calories 6 days a week.
2. Do at least 10 minutes cardio 5x a week minimum.
3. Do ST 2x a week.
4. Build up my exercise time and speed.
5. Weigh in and post my weight weekly
6. Support fellow members.

Personal Information:
I'm 77 years young and live in Grand Junction, Colorado with my DH.

Determined to get back on track this year!!!

Enjoy hiking, camping, grandkids, zoo's, travel.

A prayer from my friend Yellow09red's page

Father, pour your love into my heart through the Holy Spirit and pour it out into the lives of those around me through me. Make me an instrument of your grace so that your love will be felt in clear and unmistakable ways by those whom my life impacts. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen

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If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. –Thomas Edison

Our focus should be on today not on how the past or the future might be different.

The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. –Oliver Wendell Holmes

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