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Fall 2019 BLC 41 Fall Challenge- 236 Starting weight

Fall - 2019 Biggest Loser ABS-olutely AUTUMN Challenge
Continuing the journey....IT'S NOT OVER UNTIL IT'S OVER!!!
Start: 236 Goal: 224 (realistic goal - lose 12 pounds by 12/31/19)
Carla's Action Steps to Goals (earns my lost 50 pounds badge)
1. lose 1/2 - 2 pounds weekly for 8-10 weeks (Fall Challenge)
2. Eat 30 grams protein and 1 carb within 30 minutes of awakening
3. Get 15-30 minutes physical activity before work 4/4 days
4. 45 minutes physical activity 1/3 off days
5. Hit caloric intake target at least 5/7 days by logging food
6. Have last food (50 cal) or beverage by 8pm
7. Prep for next day and in bed by 9pm to awaken by 5am
8. Meal planning and prep on Fridays and Sundays

UPCOMING Fall Challenges:
Biggest Loser Challenge

Upcoming Athletic Events
September 2 Virtual 1-mile Fun Runs
October 2-Virtual 5K
November - Fall Fitness Fun Run, Baxley Ga
December Diva Half Marathin and 5K, St. Augustine Florida

Winter 2015 Challenge: Lost down to 206

Biggest Loser 2015 Start 215.8/End 209.8
Black Panther's Team RED Loss 6 pounds!!!

Athletic Events
Miles for Mattie Fun Run (Apr 2016) Time 0:12:13
St. Patrick's Day 5K (March 2016) in recovery
H2H3 Mile Walk (Feb 2016) cancelled due to illness
Cool Shark 5K (Jan 2016) Time 0:54:39
Miles for Smiles 5k walk Time: 0:56:36
Racing for Pinks 1-mile run Time: 0:17:52
Nami Walk 2.5 miles. Time: 0:44:25

Member Since: 8/12/2011

Fitness Minutes: 9,926

My Goals:
Get my lost 50 pounds badge by losing 1/2-2 pounds weekly (30 pounds goal)

Upcoming 2016 Event times
September 2016 - 2 Virtual 1mile Fun Runs
October 2016 - Virtual 5K
November 2016 - Fall Fitness Fun Run, Baxley Ga
December 2016 Diva Half and 5K, St. Augustine Florida

Weight loss Goals

RESTART: August 2016 Start Weight:
8/27/2016 - 235.6
8/28/2016 - 234.0

All Saints Day, Nov 1, 2015 -- 210.00
MET 11/5/15*209.8
Thanksgiving Weekend Nov 26-30, 2015 204.00
transitioned to a *body comp scale
Goal 204 by 12/15
12/1/15 207.4
2/1/2016 206.00 hospitalized
back on insulin - gaining weight at rate of almost 1 pound per week - getting harder to exericise!
7/1/2016 233.00
7/6/2016 232.5
7/8/2016 231.6
8/27/2016 235.6

My Program:
1400-1600 Calorie Meal plan,- track nutrition - Spark tracker synced to FitBit
Participate in Spark Teams for Motivational, Fitness, & Educational Info.
ST- body weight exercises, medicine ball exercise, beginning body building routine
Yoga and Relaxation Exercises
Cardio - 15-45 minutes 5-6 days weekly (6K-8K steps daily)
Participation in athletic events- train using VivoFit tracker/HR monitor

Personal Information:
"Resist the short term temptation of procrastination; the immediate pleasure and relief that it brings does not fair in comparison to the long lasting damage it does to your dreams and goals." - Noel DeJesus

"Yes, you can! Find a way or make a way!"

"New experience!

Other Information:

Miles for Mattie 1-mile Fun Run
April 9, 2016
Time 0:12:13 (new personal best record)

Cool Shark 5K
Jan 30, 2016 (2nd 5k) weight was 207 pounds, 3 pounds from 51 pound weight loss goal.
Time: 0:54:34 =17:36 mile

Miles for Smiles
5K walk (1st 5K)
Time 0:56:36

Racing for Pinks
1-mile run (walked)
Time: 0:17:52

Nami Walk 2.5 miles

"The big secret in life is that there is no big. secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work" ~ Oprah Winfrey

"What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it."

"What is not started today is never finished tomorrow"

"Obstacles are the things a person sees when he takes his eyes off the goal!"

"Until you spread your wings you'll never know how high you can fly."

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