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Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than others think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

I am persuing excellence in my life.

My Long Term Goals:

To be perminantly rid of diabetes medications by January 1, 2010.
Achieve my goal weight by June 1st, 2010.
Graduate with my associates degree in December, 2010.
To be debt free by January 1st, 2011.
Graduate with a double bachelors in Spanish & Psychology in June 2013.
Earn my black belt in a martial art by September 2013.
Open the Westbrook House children's home in Mexico by October 2013.

My Medium Term Mile-Stones
Start jogging by June 2009
Start riding again July 2009
Lose 50 lbs by August 2009
Start skating again by September 2009
Start belly dance by October 2009
Start a martial arts class by November 2009
Lose 100 lbs by January 1st, 2010.

Member Since: 11/5/2007

Fitness Minutes: 7,393

My Goals:
My short term strategies are:

To drink 8 glasses of water daily.

To log my food and track my calories daily.

To stay within my calorie range.

To make rest a priority and get plenty of sleep.

To exercise daily and log it on spark.

To consume more foods that give me energy and vitality, and less of the junk that does nothing more than tickle my tastebuds and make me fat.

To stick to a budget.

To stay in a health zone with my bloodsugar and take the medications as prescribed.

My Program:
My program is simple common sense... healthy eating, increasing exercise, and lots and lots of monitoring and accountablity!

Personal Information:
I am from Rutland, Vermont, where I live with my husband and my two boys. I love writing, reading, art, gardening, horses and dancing! I have 2 crazy cats, and one rabbit who thinks she's a cat. Also two rats and two parakeets. Did I mention I love animals?

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