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It's a new season, time for a fresh perspective. I have had some success this year (Whole30, 15 lb weight loss), but some setbacks as well (back injury). I am going to take this chance to really make positive changes in my life.

I am going to be intentional with my goals. I have areas in my life that need attention to live my best life. I am going to work on each of these areas:

Healthy Living:
Lose 75# to each goal of 155
5% Challenges throughout the year
Spark daily
Track all food and water
Weigh in weekly

Daily 15 minutes activity
Cardio 30 minutes, 3x week
Strength 2x week
Walking/Swimming/Biking/Hiking/Bowling for fun

8+ glasses of water daily
Stay within calorie range
More lean protein
More fruits and veggies
Watch my sodium intake
Limit snacking and emotional eating
Intermittent fasting (10-12 hour window)

Get up before the kids and have consistent quiet time
Bible reading daily
Journal daily
Complete Bible studies following Good Morning Girls
Consistent church attendance

Monthly decluttering/organizing projects (Clutter Free 4 Life program)
Financial Peace University with Hubby
Put routines in place for cleaning
Meal plan weekly

Use my planner everyday
Possible part time job
Read 20+ non-fiction books
Grow deeper friendships
Take online courses

It will be a process, I know that. I am not going to beat myself up if I don't get everything done on a particular day. Grace will be the word of the day. I want it to be a well rounded program that touches the whole person, not just random goals. All the areas work together, so I believe it will be doable.

I have some advantages to make these goals achievable. With the kids in school, I have the time to work on my goals. I live in a community with a walking trail and a fitness center with a pool. I have an encouraging Hubby who pushes me to be my best, including getting up at 4 am with me to hit the fitness center.

At the end of 2019, I pray that God will have led me and used me for His will in my life. I pray for His blessing on my list of goals, trusting in His strength, His wisdom, and His timing.

With God all things are possible...

Member Since: 1/12/2010

Fitness Minutes: 37,603

My Goals:
To eat healthy foods, drink LOTS of water,and exercise regularly to lose about 90 lbs.
I want to be a more active and involved mom.

My Program:
15 minutes activity daily

Cardio: 30 minutes
3x week

Strength: DVD/machines 2x week
Core DVD 2 x week

*Bonus* walking/swimming/biking/hiking for fun

8+ glasses of water daily
stay within calorie range
5 servings fruits and veggies
lean protein
limit snacks

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Be still and know that I am God...

Psalm 46:10a

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  • v no profile image SUCCESSHEL
    this is the first online community ive joined too and i am still learning. i love it tho-so much support! i just joined akron sparkers since the first of the year. im planning on loosing about 70 lbs too, but im starting with 35 and then going from there.
    i mostly workout at home early early[like 430am]before work, but i want to find a walking buddy and maybe ever get a group together and plan to meet once or twice a month and walk. emoticon emoticon
    4111 days ago
    Thank you for your kind words, they were greatly appreciated emoticon emoticon emoticon

    And hey-congradulations on your weight loss!

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    4125 days ago
    hope everything's going well today! pop in to the hen house if you get any naptime freedom emoticon
    4130 days ago
  • v SARAHSMC22
    It was nice to see you in the hen house yesterday! Hope you stop in again!
    4130 days ago
  • v NAISHA40
    I'm with you I need support was my huddle of the day.. it's tough as we go through life.. listen we live in a culture of food when things are bad we eat when things are good we eat.. I need to find balance and healthy choices I can master.. I have 70lbs to lose emoticon
    4131 days ago
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