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Saturday, January 11, 2014

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition give you an extra push?
~~Far Beyond! I think competitive should be my middle name! LOL
B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)?
~~Longggg timer! Been here since Round 10!
C is for CHILDREN...you have?
~~ 2 DD's...DD1 20 just married on Sept 7th, with DGC 1 expected in July, and DD2 nearly 17!
D is for DOWNFALL...what's you're biggest temptation/excuse?
~~Skipping meals! I don't generally "get" hungry, so I have to plan to eat!
E is for EARLY Bird or Night Owl?
~~Both! So much to get done that I stay up too late and get up too early! Need to make sleep a priority, but I do my best thinking when it's quiet!
F is for FURRY FRIENDS...you have?
~~My 3rd baby girl...Cookie! She's an almost 5 yr old Bichon/Lhasa Mix!
G is for GROCERIES...what do you fill your cart with?
~~Anything around the perimeter of the store, lots of whole foods, lean meat! I love greek yogurt and protein powder! They are my protein staples, without them I'd never get enough!
H is for HOME...where do you call home?
~~Michigan, in the "Middle of the Mitten"
I is for INSPIRE...who or what is your roll model/inspiration?
~~I LOVE Bob Harper! and am inspired by all people who make this journey a lasting lifestyle!
J is for JOB...What do you do for a living?
~~Former Accountant, was a SAHM before taking a part time Summer job at a member only Resort around the corner from my home!, That has morphed into being assistant registration/store manager and nearly full time and year round position!
K is for KEEP IT SIMPLE...What's your healthy focus when short on time?
~~Meals - Planning them ahead to be prepared no matter what!
~~Fitness - Step ups or a quick spin on the treadmill!
L is for LOG...Do you use the Nutrition and Fitness trackers?
~~Love to log in both, but have been slacking with events of late! Such an eye opener and accountable way to SEE everything!
M is for MARRIED, Single, Involved?
~~Married to the most fabulous, supportive man for 21 years this past November!
N is for NAME...What's the meaning behind your sparkname?
~~Dawn, Sunrise, New horizon daily! It's a double meaning name...Rise N' Above the challenges to reach my goals, and when I've gotten there I will have Risen Above!
O is for OUNCES...How many ounces of water do you consume on a daily basis?
~~At least 80 ounces, some days as many as 110+...slacking here lately too!
P is for PRODUCE...How many fruits and veggies do you consume daily?
~~Gosh, I LOVE freggies...Incorporate them into almost all meals and snacks! Rarely less than 6 servings, sometimes as many as 12-15!
Q is for QUOTE...what's your favorite?
~~Many!! Love this...~~"The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities! ~ Stephen Covey The other fav at the time can be seen in my signature line!
I also LOVE Ralph Marston! If you don't know him, you'll meet him soon! :D
R is for ROUTINE...Average number of days and minutes you exercise weekly?
~~Depends...About 60 minutes average, 5/6 days a week! Unless there's competition, then Heaven only knows! LOL!!
S is for STATURE...How tall are you?
T is for TIME...What time zone are you in?
U is for UNWIND...What is your favorite pass time or hobby?
~~Gardening and working outside! I love projects! Spending time with family doing fun, active things!
V is for VACATION...If you could travel anywhere, what destination would you choose?
~~First I'd travel back to England (near the London area) with DD1 since that's where she was born! Someday I dream of seeing Italy!
W is for WEIGHT WORKOUT...Do you follow a consistent ST program?
~~Unfortunately not as consistent as I should be! I KNOW the benefits, but I get bored! ST circuits are the way to go for me...Keeps things interesting and follows the "work smarter, not longer" rule! Just need to EXECUTE!
X is for "X" MARKS THE SPOT...What do you want to see happen these 12 weeks, other than the scale move?
~~I need to focus on structure and balance! With it I can accomplish what *I* need too!
Y is for YESTERDAY...Do you dwell on poor choices or allow them to push you forward?
~~Moments of weakness happen, it's what we learn from them that makes us strong, better informed and more determined! Accept, Acknowledge, Plan and Just Keep going!
Z is for ZERO...name one weight loss tool you couldn't live without?
~~HRM and running shoes for fitness! The step runs a close second place!
~~Blender for nutrition! I LOVE green smoothies!
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