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Setting concrete goals

Okay, I've been losing and regaining and relosing the same few lbs for weeks now. Time to buckle down. I'm a very goal oriented person.

I am working a 12+ day stretch coming up here and it's going to be very difficult, but I think now is the time to figure this stuff out.

My goals for the next 14 days:

1.) Strict 1500 cals a day
2.) NO tortilla chips (I'm an addict)
3.) No deep fried food
4.) Make it to the gym 6 days in the next 14 for 45 mins a day.
5.) 64 oz of water a day

I'm actually starting to keep a google Calender, I'm going to schedule in gym time because trying to wing it is just far too difficult with the way I work.

My goal is to lose at least 5 lbs by August 10th, which is my next weigh in for the study.


  1. Atta girl! I know from personal experience that putting down a strict regimen works to get past those roller-coaster periods and I think you are definitely on the right track!!! The only thing that I would suggest is when scheduling your gym time you might also consider pre-planning what you will be doing while at the gym. Which machines will you use, how many reps will you do, etc. If you're going through a slump and you're anything like me you might find it hard to really make the most of your gym time without planning out precisely what you'll be doing while there. Even if you don't plan it out though, I think creating goals and setting a specific time line for them is highly effective - just like my three-week plan that finally got me out of the bloomin' 240's!!!

  2. I've learned not to try to figure out exactly how long it will take for my body to drop pounds, but I know you can rock those goals! YAY Alicia!


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