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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Hosting a Challenge For Myself...

Okay, so I've done my fair share of whining. I had a day off to do some planning and shopping. It's time to make changes. Thank you for the suggestions. I've ordered my new running shoes. I've got a smart phone on the way (will help with calorie tracking).

I like weekly challenges. It keeps things from being too overwhelming and keeps me focused on one area that needs improvement. I loved Mir's challenges. The accountability of posting weight and measurements really appeals to me and my need for proof.

Weekly Check-In will be on Sundays before midnight, come hell or high water. Lord knows I spend enough time on the internet, I can bang out a blog and really take a look at my week of eating. Weekly Check-In will include: Weight, Measurements, Reflection/Learning, Plan for the next week. 

Here are the goals by week.
12/31 - 150 oz of water per day. Post Photo
1/7 - No sugar.
1/14 - No breads.
1/21 - No ordering out/in.
1/28 - 7 hours of walking this week. Post Photo
2/4 - 150 oz of water per day.
2/11 - Track calories again - myfitnesspal.com - no calorie goal.
2/18 - Track calories (2000) 7 hours of walking
2/23 - Track calories (1900) 8 hours of walking  Post Photo
3/4 - Track calories (1800) 150 oz of water per day.
3/11 - Track Calories (1800)Yoga 3x 
3/18 - Track Calories (1700) No ordering out or in. 
3/25 - Track Calories (1700) Yoga 3x Post Photo
4/1 - Track Calories (1700) C25K Week One
4/8 - Track Calories (1600) C25K Week Two + yoga session
4/15 - Track Calories (1600) C25K Week Three
4/22 - Track Calories (1600) C25K Week Four + yoga session
4/29 - Track Calories (1700) C25K Week Five Post Photo
5/6 - 150 oz of water per day, C25k Week Six + yoga session
5/13 - Track Calories (1600) C25k Week Seven
5/20 - Track Calories (1700) C25k Week Eight + yoga session
5/27 - Track Calories (1600) C25k Week Nine - Last week  Post Photo + all photos.

I reserve the right to change goals, though I will not allow myself to make them easier. That is 22 weeks and honestly, my scope of 22 weeks is probably off and I will waiver. But this way, I've created a plan that I don't have to think super hard about. No decisions to be made. Just follow the decisions I've made already.



11 comments:

  1. You sound like the Nanette I knew a short time ago. I am glad you are getting serious again. Sometimes we just have to wait until something "clicks". Looking forward to all the good news that is sure to come! Take care.

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  2. I like the idea of tracking by doing taking 100 calories away each week. I think that's do-able. I might do it too now that I think of it. Be flattered, good ideas are meant to be stolen. LOL

    Good luck!

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  3. Sounds like a great plan. You can do it.

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  4. Nice to see you back. I'll be watchin'. ;)

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  5. Winderful to have you back!

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  6. Looks like an awesome plan! Way to go you!! :)

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  7. I'm really glad you liked my challenges. I'll probably do another for 2013, but probably not until after February, as I need to focus on writing. I have a published author who will critique 50 of my pages, and I need to finish a rough draft. I'm a slow-butt writer, so I can't commit to anything for at least the next two months.

    But I do need to reinvigorate and remotivate, so I see a challenge in my near future. :D

    Babycakes, I hope you rock your goals. Come on, you CAN CAN CAN. By Valentine's day, let's see you well down into the 200s. come on!!!!

    Mir/Princess Dieter

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  8. Good luck Nanette. You can do this. I know you can. Keep going and you will see yourself in the 200's again soon.
    Take care and have an awesome new years!! Blessings!!!

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  9. Nanette!! LOVE your goals!!! One week at a time. Attainable!! and I love your comment on my post!! Your goal is less!! I love that!

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  10. That looks like a great plan. Can't wait to see how it all plays out!

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