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First Blog of the New Year

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

I recommitted myself to living a healthy lifestyle in January 2010 and recently celebrated my emoticon. At that time I was:

Weight: 182.2 lbs.
Body Fat: 37%
BMI: 30.7

Measurements:
Chest (fullest part): 40"
Waist (above belly button): 38"
Hips (at hip bone): 45"
Bicep: 13"
Neck: 14"
Thigh: 26"
Calf: 14.5"








I ended 2010 at:

Weight: 169.8 lbs.
Body Fat: 33.7%
BMI: 28.2
Fitness Minutes: 14,725

Measurements:
Chest (fullest part): 38"
Waist (above belly button): 33"
Hips (at hip bone): 41"
Bicep: 12"
Neck: 13.5"
Thigh: 24"
Calf: 14"

[Place holder for 2010 end of year pics]


During 2010 I lost:

Weight: 12.4 lbs.
Body Fat: 3.3%
BMI: 2.5

Measurements (18.5 inches lost):
Chest (fullest part): 2"
Waist (above belly button): 5"
Hips (at hip bone): 4"
Bicep: 2" (total)
Neck: .5"
Thigh: 4" (total)
Calf: 1" (total)


What I gained:

emoticon Ate healthier more consistently.

emoticon Exercised more regularly.

emoticon Earned my Accounting Certificate, summa cum laude (3.87 GPA)

emoticon Spent time with my hubby on our training runs.

emoticon Set PR's in all the races I ran this year.

emoticon Ran 6 5K's, 1 10K (my first), and 1 8.48mi race event (my first).

emoticon Ran 3 of those 5K's with my daughter (and she placed in her age group 2ce).

emoticon Cheered on my son as he walked in 3 of the 5K's.

emoticon Increased the amounts of weight I am able to lift in strength training.

emoticon Increased my running distance up to 9+ miles.

emoticon Drank 8+ glasses of water 340 out of 365 days.


Things I'd like to work on during 2011:

* 15,000 Fitness minutes

* Gradually increase running mileage (overall and individual training runs).

* Run a 30-min or less 5K.

* Run in at least 5 5K's.

* Run in the Broad Street 10-mile Run in May.

* Run in the Atlantic City Marathon, 1/2 Marathon Event in October.

* Re-vamp my lifting routine & strength train consistently 3x/week.

* Try one new recipe a week.

* Modify some family favorite meals to make them pescetarian-friendly.

* Incorporate yoga, stretching, & pilates into my routine.

* Train for a triathalon (incorporate swimming & cycling into my routine).

* Try a new group exercise 1x at least every 3 months (ie. Zumba, BodyPump, Spinning etc.)

* Complete requirements for A.A.S in Accounting

* Enroll in an MBA program with a focus on forensic accounting & economic crime.


Starting stats for 1/1/11:

Weight: 169.6 lbs.
BMI: 28.2
Body Fat: 33.6%
Water: 48.3%

Best wishes to everyone on the 2011 journey! emoticon
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  • SUNSHINE667
    Holy Smokes Batman....WOW!!!! FANTASTIC JOB!!!! I am sooooo proud of you and happy for you as if it were me!! Your hardowork and dedication has definitely paid off and is contiuing to do so.

    Girl you WILL ROCK OUT your goals for 2011 in no time!! Keep up the good work, what awesome results!

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    Nita
    3507 days ago
  • DAKOTASMOMMY_07
    emoticon LOVE your goals..You recommitting yourself is GREAT!!
    Getting a fresh start in the New Year is so refreshing.I know YOU can do this!!
    By the way YOU my friend are BEAUTIFUL!! emoticon
    God Bless~Christina
    3508 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    You had a great year. Congratulations!!
    3509 days ago
  • HOPEFULHIPPO
    good job!
    3509 days ago
  • EOSTAR_45
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    Excellent progress. Love your accomplishments--I think its so important that we acknowledge and give ourselves that pat on the back for the things we accomplish.

    Best best wishes for your goals in 2011. If 2010 is any indication, you certainly can achieve and even surpass these goals.

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    3509 days ago
  • NATPLUMMER
    You accomplished a lot in 2010. Excellent goals for 2011!!!!
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    3509 days ago
  • DARKANGEL062
    YOU HAVE A GREAT PLAN THERE.GREAT JOB. emoticon
    3510 days ago
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