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Friday, June 08, 2012

I have completely fallen off the wagon and then the wagon backed up and ran over me. So much has happened. I started working long hours at work and started back with school. I then got in a relationship and got into the whole eating out a lot. The girl and I have since broken up and now I am single and ready to use this free time to get back on track and hit that goal!

This brings me to my great idea. I was randomly thinking of this trip I took to Toronto for pride and how much fun it was and how I would like to do it again. It’s a bit short notice at this point so I am thinking, next year. This got me thinking how I should put some money aside for this trip and I should lose some weight before I go...DING DING DING! Why can't do both at the same time! I am going to allow this weekend to be my last eat what I want and then starting Monday I get serious. Eating right and working out, making use of that gym membership. I plan on putting $20 away in a savings account for every lb I lose. I am thinking if I can lose at least 70lbs in the next year that’s $1400 for my vacation. Which it could be more because I have decided if I go up weight I do not take anything out of the savings but I pay for that lb when I lose it again. Hopefully I will lose a bit more then 70lbs and have more money for this vacation. Wish me luck!

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  • TAYPERCY
    That's a fantastic idea. Pay for Pounds. I live in OB. Started jogging on the beach again after a stall. Feels great. 5K goal ? Don't know which one but there is one almost every weekend. Good luck
    2283 days ago
  • BEACONSPARKLE
    This is such a great idea and I am stealing it right from you :)! I just found your SparkPage from Couch 2 5 K, I hope we both will finish it, good luck with all your goals!
    2772 days ago
  • CHICKYBEE
    Your goal(s) sound fantastic! Within reach, reasonable, and three goals in one with that last one being a reward for the other two! That will give you extra incentive to stay on track. Very impressive! I will look for placing such a similar trio in my own near future. You are an inspiration to me!
    2781 days ago
  • SABLENESS
    Awesome idea! Go for it! I'm thinking of how to do something similar. Whatever gets us to do it!
    2781 days ago
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