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Member: lorelei7
Member Since: 1/18/2013
City: Bolivar

My Goal:
To lose at least 35 lbs. this year 2013. (only lost 8.2 so far and it is October...)
1. First goal - zip and fit comfortably in my largest pair of jeans - size 12.
2. To date - HFCS and hydrogenated/ partially hydrogenated oils (7/11/13)
4. Be able to participate in a 5K and complete it.
5. To be an inspiration for anyone who may need encouragement.


1. I have added 3 extra fruit servings or veggie servings a week.
2. (As of August 1, 2013), 24+ oz of water a day

Lead, follow or get out of the way challenge:
Start Weight
Week 1 - Missed on weighing - was out of town
Start of Wk 2 - 177
Start of Wk 3 - 175.4 (-1.6)
Start of Wk 4 - 174.0 (-1.4)
Start of Wk 5 - 173.4 (-.6)
Start of Wk 6 - 173.4 no change
Start of Wk 7 - 171.6 ( - 1.8)
Start of Wk 8 - 170.4 (-.8)
Start of Wk 9 - 170.6 (+.2)
Week 11 - 168.8 (-1.8)

CR - No high fructose corn syrup
CR- No partially/hydrogenated foods
CR - 24 oz water a day
CR - 3 days a week of extra (intentional) fruits or veggies
Week 7 CR - better accountability on logging for now..
Week 9 CR - absolutely breakfast every day even if it is a smoothie or protein shake

Week 1 - consciously remember to do so - 15 squats a day
Week 2 - 3 walks a week
Week 3 - HIT training starts
Week 4 - add in pushups and planks (aim 3 x a week)
Week 5 -maintain the above - try to make it a habit
Week 6 - add clean and press to the squats....
Week 7 - Must work on above - with work and school now - I just focus on the foods I am eating and exercise, for the most part - goes to the wayside. (Just being honest)
Week 8 - Brutal week starting - and working and school is brutal enough for me, HOWEVER, I plan on trying to get in extra walking and more squats, etc.
Week 9 - no change.
Week ? 11? Not necessarily in continued challenge but keeping on posting and try to participate in conversation.

Been gone two weeks at least, just swamped with starting school full time and trying to keep a 3.75 gpa. I DID lose 1.8 lbs within the last two weeks, so that is good.

About me:
I am 42 years old. Before I turned 40, I wanted to lose some weight I had been gaining. I turned 40 and then said the same thing about before I turned 41. Now I AM 42 - I want to get serious about this. I am a part of the team "Progress not Perfection" and it has been great! I am starting over - so to say - as I just haven't been taking care of myself - although I have been doing well back at school.

Diets I like:

Workout of choice:
HIIT- as it is shorter to do AND the effects last longer than regular aerobics etc.

My plan:
Squat challenge for now. Started 2/5/14. Walking as well

I need the most help with:

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