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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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    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
    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
    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
    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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