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Final days of 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

In the past month, I went off track but refused to give up. As a result, even though my weight steadily climbed for a while, it was not as bad as if I had just quit. I also managed to reverse the upward trend and get back down to where I was a few weeks ago. So, it's now pretty much a long shot that I will meet my Pre-New Year's Goal of getting below 300 pounds by the 1st day of 2016. However, it's not completely impossible. Instead of taking the attitude of "oh well, I didn't make it... might as well pig out," I am going to keep trying to meet the goal and see just how close I can get. Either way, I will start out the new year with healthy habits and a strong commitment. Even if I don't make the goal by the 1st, I'll be close and will get there soon!

In support of this goal, I am committing to completing 5 miles per day until New Years Day. I am also starting back up with my 100 abs reps per day streak. (My first streak was 25 days followed by 4 days off before starting this next streak.)

WHO IS WITH ME??? WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACCOMPLISH IN THE FINAL DAYS OF 2015?

Posting my goals and intentions is such an accomplishment in and of itself for me. In the past, I would keep my goals to myself because that way if I didn't make them, no one even knew I was trying. Now I've battled that self-defeating approach. Instead, I'm learning to blab about my goals & approach because it makes me much more likely to remain accountable to myself, my progress, and the end results.

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PROGRESS LOG:
Dec 28 - 5.48 miles
Dec 29 - moved furniture & boxes all afternoon instead
Dec 30 - miles
Dec 31 - miles
Jan 1 - miles
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  • -ICANDOIT-
    I am looking for your progress on the 100's thread!!!
    I am with you- giving up now would not feel as great as ending the year with progress- however big or small! It will just make the start of 2016 that much better!

    You have a great attitude and I know you will have a Happy New Year!
    1437 days ago
  • THREETABLES
    I'm finishing this year strong too, plus it's a nice psychological boost going into the new year with a head start. emoticon emoticon
    1437 days ago
  • KAREN_72
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Yay for you! You are very motivating to me and I am excited to read your blogs as you progress.
    1438 days ago
  • WWINFC
    Great attitude! My goal is 60 active minutes a day per my Fitbit. This is good preparation for 2016.

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    1438 days ago
  • BLUECAFE
    Great attitude!
    1438 days ago
  • AMYBELLES
    I also went off track, but for over a month (ever since I stopped doing the 100 Days!) i am with you for getting back on track for the remaining days of 2015. It is never too late and better to do it now than waiting till the new year. I commend you for putting your goals out there for everyone to see! I know you can make your 5 mile goal! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1438 days ago
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