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Spring LIME Goals

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Well, here we are ready to start another BLC challenge. I've been slacking for the last several challenges and have slowly gained about 20 pounds over the last couple of years. My lowest weight was 150.5 and I was so close to getting below 150 that I could taste it. I know what happened, but can't seem to break past this block I seem to have in becoming the diligent person that I once was. In the beginning of this journey I would never stick anything in my mouth if I could not locate very accurate nutrition info for tracking purposes. On that same note, I never took a bit of anything that was not tracked. I walked more, even if the weather was not so nice. I stuck to the basics and it worked. I am still more than 100 pounds down from my highest weight, but it is time to get back to the business of losing and working toward my goal of getting under 150.

Now that the whys are out there, I can set realistic goals for the spring challenge.

1. Begin walking outdoors again during my lunch break. the weather is supposed to turn nice again next week so I can't use "it's too cold" as an excuse.

2. Diligence in tracking. I HAVE to get back into that mindset I had at the beginning. No extra bites of this or that. Nothing goes into my mouth without going into my nutrition tracker.

3. Get to the gym at least 4 days a week. I'm paying a monthly fee and am not using it near enough.

4. Focus less on what the scale says and more on what my clothes are saying. I don't think I can stop from weighing myself every day but will not let that number I see each day dictate my whole day.

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  • KRZYKAT3
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    3420 days ago
  • VALKYRIA-
    emoticon Go Limes!
    3425 days ago
  • RUTHIEBEAR
    These are very do-able goals! I AM ROOTING FOR YOU!!! emoticon
    3425 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11525552
    Great goals, I really like what you said about listening to your clothes not the scale. The scale never tells the whole story. Good luck, you've got this.
    3426 days ago
  • SHANSHE
    Great goals beautiful Kim!!! I know you can do it and you sound ready to tackle it all again! Sooo proud of you!!!
    Hugs,
    Shan
    3426 days ago
  • OSTERA15
    Great goals!
    The warmer spring air will help make being outside enjoyable and we Limes will be here to cheer you on! It's going to be a great spring!
    3426 days ago
  • ORCHIDLADY56
    Really good goals, Kim. You can accomplish these - I know it. Spring is the time of hope and good feelings -go for it!
    3427 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11279624
    These are very good goals, and you'll no doubt fulfill them all. We're here to cheer you along the way.

    GO LIMES!!!
    3427 days ago
  • no profile photo CD10406168
    Love these goals. This is a realistic yet very focused list Kim. I have complete faith in you being able to look back at the end of this challenge knowing you did your best!

    GO LIMES!!
    3428 days ago
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