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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.)


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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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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    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!
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    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
    1939 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.
    1939 days ago
    Great attitude! My goal is 60 active minutes a day per my Fitbit. This is good preparation for 2016.

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    Great attitude!
    1940 days ago
    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
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