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Summer 2020 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment:

As I get ready to start the 5% Summer 2020 Challenge, I continue to suffer from sciatic pain and bursitis which definitely interferes with my motivation to do my regular exercise. However, I am determined to persevere and get back into my regular fitness routine and show the scale who is boss. My exercise plan for the Summer challenge is:
1. Walk 30 – 45 minutes Monday, Wednesday and Friday; walk 45 - 60 minutes Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; and take Sundays off from walking.
2. Attend Yoga class Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 45 minutes.
3. Stretch daily for at least 5 minutes.
4. Strength training Tuesday and Thursday for a minimum of 10 minutes.

Summer 2020 5% Challenge Nutrition Plan:
My pledge for the Summer 2020 5% challenge is to achieve my weight loss goals. I plan to eat a whole food, plant-based diet at least 90% of the time, limiting processed foods and sugar. I will eat more vegetables and fruits and less white carbs. I am here to inspire, support and motivate others in their journey while receiving the same on my journey.

On my team page I will daily record my exercise and Living the Good Life points, and I will weigh and record my weight weekly. I will check with my team at least three times per week. I will visit team members' pages and blogs as much as I can.

I will STAY FOCUSED and NEVER GIVE UP!


Member Since: 4/10/2006

Fitness Minutes: 190,932

My Goals:
My 2020 goals:

1. Achieve my goal weight
2. Healthy Nutrition as listed above
3 Daily exercise as listed above


My Program:
Exercise
1. 30 minute walk daily 5 to 6days per week
2. 45 minute yoga class three times per week.
3. 10 minutes strength training twice per week
Nutrition
Whole Foods/Plant Based
1. 5 freggies daily
2. Limit sugar
3. Limit white carbs
4. Portion control



Personal Information:
My name is Barbara, aka Barbie. I live in Roseburg, Oregon. I am 70, widowed on November 12, 2013. I have three children, a grown daughter who has a 27 year old daughter and a 21 year old son; a grown son who has a son who is 23 and working in the woods as a logger, and I had one son who died 27 years ago at the age of 15+ in a downhill skiing accident. I also have one great granddaughter who is 20 months old. I retired just a couple of months before my husband became so ill, so now that he is gone, I am still learning how to fill my days, and fix meals for one.


Other Information:
I got a dog after my husband's death, a Padderdale Terrier (looks like a miniature black lab), named Marv in memory of my husband who had a collection of rvin the Martian things.
I enjoy reading, scrapbooking, card making, quilting, and knitting. I am learning how to take care of the lawn and garden which were Bill's pride and joy. I love the sunshine and being outdoors.

Quote by Coach Nicole: Exercise is not a means to an end. It's a tool for living your best life.




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  • v HAPPY-CATHE
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    You are your own Rainbow & you only you can choose the colors that bring
    Peace & Happiness in your Life.


    emoticon Good Happy Monday Morning to you Barbie! Wishing you a great week. Put that right foot in front & let's move on into an emoticon week!
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    2 hours ago
  • v LINDA!
    "Train your mind to see the good in everything. Positivity is a choice. The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts."

    💙❤️💙❤️💙💙❤️💙❤️💙

    💙❤️💙❤️💙💙❤️💙❤️💙
    9 hours ago
  • v BOSS_OF_MY_BODY
    emoticon ❤️ Happy Sunday, Barbie ~ Blessings, Love & Hugs ❤️ emoticon

    The only difference between a casual interest and a deep desire is that the
    latter inspires a willingness to endure struggle. ~Brendon Burchard

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    Stay safe, have a great month and Keep On Keeping ON! ♥



    17 hours ago
  • v PATRICIA-CR
    Happy Sunday and a most successful month of August. emoticon
    18 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    In a world that very much feels like it has been thrown into a Cuisinart, there are so many opportunities to be part of the solution. Robyn O’Brien.
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    22 hours ago
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