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Here is my ever-developing strategy from this day forward and through the challenges I am part of in 2018:

1.Increase my strength sessions to 35 minutes per session, 3x per week. (current level as of 1/4/18 about 1x per week for 10 -15 minutes)

2. Make a point of checking in on my challenge teams on a more regular basis -- at least 3x per week rather than 1 or no times per week.
3 Read and respond to teammates blogs when time permits.
4. Check Friend Feed and respond on a mostly daily basis.
5. Blog at least once a week on how I am progressing.
6. Become more proactive about planning healthy meals -
7. Make a copy of these strategies and goals so that I can:
8. Review this set of goals daily.
9. Revise and tweak monthly as necessary throughout 2018.

10. Keep on pushing no matter what!!! as of 1/4/18 - still pushing and making baby steps toward getting to my healthy weight!!!

Goals revised 1/4/18

Member Since: 2/5/2008

Fitness Minutes: 300,964

My Goals:
My goals are simple:
Exercise consistently and reach a healthy weight.
I am aiming for a variety of exercise including but not limited to walking, Zumba and Zumba for Wii, Yoga,Kettlebells, and lifting weights for strength.

My specific goal is to reach my healthy weight 5 pounds at a time with Mondays being my "official" day to track that downward path. Will have other weigh-in days depending on what challenges I am participating in.

My Program:
For my Challenges :
accumulate at least 400 minutes of exercise activity weekly.

Include a variety of aerobic exercise, balancing exercises daily and strength training striving for no less than 3x per week for no less than 35 min per session.

Personal Information:
I live in upstate WNY with my husband of 40 years as of April 2018 :) and our 12 year old Beagle Oliver(the Happy Digger)

I do a lot of volunteering including tutoring Math for grade school and adult learners. I also sometimes take care of other people's dogs and sometimes cats.
We happily became Grandparents on Thanksgiving Day 2016 to a beautiful little girl named Penelope.
We get to watch her currently 3 days (and then some) a week. It is a joy to see her daily growth.

Other Information:
I enjoy doing many things including crossword puzzles,Jumbles, playing word games and just plain strategy games on my DS, Sudoku, reading, working with plastic canvas, crocheting, gardening, walking dogs and just plain learning.

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  • v GWINNER1
    Thank you Cathy for celebrating me on my Capital A Day!
    22 days ago
    RAIN RAIN GO AWAY!!! Let Cathy come OUT to play!!

    Eh, hon it rains and rains at times. Hoping it's a SUNNY day for you today. I am having to readjust myself. It's only rained here twice in the past 90 days!! First for 45 days and the 2nd time for 45 days!!

    Maine is HORRIBLE right now with rain and cold, windy days. Today "at the moment" it's partly sunny, and 62 out with a strong wind. I am going to get up in a few (after I do the totals) put on my heavier jeans, shirt, WARM SOCKS (LOL huh it's MAY???) and go out for a walk. I LOVED it the last time I had the little guy here. I bundled him Up and out we went for a longggg walk. I walked him to the dollar store and surrounded him by BALLS and MORE BALLS!! LOL his eyes were HUGE!! It was sooo cute and adorable!! The other customers were laughing and enjoying watching him. Ahhh to be so happy so easily!!

    I DID of course let him choose a ball.
    25 days ago
    Thank you for your kind comments on my Capital A Day!! It was emoticon ! God is emoticon !

    Be Blessed,


    26 days ago
    HI Cathy!! Did you make the smoothie? How was it with the van almond milk?

    Ohhh Saw a recipe for zucchini lasagna today!! YUMMY LOOKING!! I AM going to make it!
    34 days ago
    emoticon On your emoticon Capital A Day. Hope you had a Blessed day and have an emoticon 2019!!
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    41 days ago
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