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Summer 5% Challenge pre challenge assignment

Friday, July 08, 2011

The summer challenge is here and I am trying to psych myself up for it. I did the spring one and as excited as I was join, I guess my heart wasn't into it. I need to fix that. I have to do this for me!!!

I want to look better and feel better about myself. I want to look in the mirror and not see the fat girl any more. There isn't a fat girl there, but it is still the person I used to be that I see. I would love to get off some of the medication that I have been on and be medication free. I would love to be able to wear cute tank tops and sundresses, but I know that I cannot target where my weight loss happens. What a bummer that is!!!

I know what I have to do. I know that exercise is a big part of a healthy lifestyle. Doing the exercise in your head does not count!!! I wish it did, but it doesn't. I have to get off the couch and start moving; doing the activities that I used to enjoy.

I will continue using Spark for the nutritional tracking. I just have to remember to track everything and not just the food that I think is good for me. I have been eating a lot of fresh fruit. I get it fresh every week.

I hope that I can remember to connect on the team page. I will try really hard to huddle and comment.

To be honest, I am lacking motivation right now. I need a kick in the butt to get me moving in the right direction. I know what I need to do, I just need to do it!!
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  • HIKETOHEIGHTS
    Consider yourself kicked by me!!!

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    2992 days ago
  • POINTAFTER
    Pictures have always worked for me. Try putting pictures of tank tops and sundresses you like on your fridge or the desktop of your computer.

    I still see the fat little girl I used to be, too. Confidence seems to keep her at bay.

    You can do this! emoticon
    3050 days ago
  • PRNCSCUP1-2FULL
    One big kick in the butt coming your way....!! I hardly can believe you haven't been moving since you were consistently #1 on exercise minutes on our team! Seems like you were always logging in 120 minutes of air miles too! I'm here with ya! Let's move it and help our team win! Focus on your ST now to tone those marvelous arms and your back! The hard part is done! You shed the fat, now tone those muscles! Soon you will look in that mirror and see a fit, firm beautiful woman! that is who you are! Now, go get 'em Gorgeous!
    3050 days ago
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