Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Tackling the Fitness Giant

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There is something a little different about my New Year's resolutions this year. Six days after all of the New Year's revelers have stumbled over the words of Auld Lang Syne and the calendar has flipped to 2011, I will be reaching a milestone of my own. The big 4-0! In past years, my resolutions involved exercising more and eating healthfully for the purpose of fitting into my old jeans or being beach-ready by the time summer rolled around. While those end goals are still at the back of my mind, my objectives are now coming from a different perspective.

Over the years, adjusting from the single life to the satisfying life of being a wife, mother to young boys, and a professional, I had several epiphanies. First, it is necessary to stay in shape simply for the purpose of keeping up with two boys. There is not a lot of sitting down and playing quietly in our house. On any single day, we may wrestle in the family room, shoot hoops in the driveway, practice game-winning touchdown throws, and pull a wagon around the neighborhood to collect glass bottles from 20 to 25 homes. Sitting still is not an option.

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Second, I know that I want to be around for many years to come. My boys will be hitting milestones of their own, my husband and I have places in the world we want to explore and, someday, there will be grandchildren and even great-grandchildren to enjoy. I don't want to miss a moment of that. While exercise and healthful eating does not guarantee that I will live a long and healthy life, research shows that engaging in these habits can help ward off certain diseases and live with general good health.

Lastly, the frequency I exercise and the way I eat effects how I feel, the amount of patience I have, and how mentally sharp I am during the day. Believe me, there have been many times that I have fallen off the exercise wagon. The effect on my mental focus and my self-confidence is profound. It is a struggle to start up again, but the rewards are instantaneous and always positive.

So, what are my New Year's resolutions? My running partner and I are going to work on increasing our mileage, with the goal of running a half-marathon in the spring. With my increasing age (ahem) and the issues of decreasing bone-density, it is time to get serious about strength training. As for eating - well, that's a tougher one. You see, I am a food blogger, which means that I cook ALOT. Of course, that also means that I have more control over how I eat. I resolve to work in more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains - in snacks, as well as at mealtime.

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Along with the a regular exercise program, I am interested in trying some of those cute, comfy-looking shoes, such as Reebok EasyTones, that promise toning benefits. Really, who doesn't want to tighten their thighs and butt while just doing daily errands and running after the kids? To learn more about Reebok EasyTones, visit the Official site.

Whether or not I fit into my skinny jeans by the end of 2011, I am looking forward to claiming that I embraced turning 40 and enjoyed becoming strong and healthy, both mentally and physically.

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Mami2jcn said...

My goal is to do Zumba at least 3 times a week.

mami2jcn at gmail dot com

Mami2jcn said...

tweet:

http://twitter.com/#!/mami2jcn/status/22342245277499393

3 Boys and an Old Lady said...

I don't make resolutions but I am making plans to begin walking with hubby on his early AM walks.

tclarkusa at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I want to try walking more, eat healthier and drink lots of water.

MCantu1019 at aol dot com

meeyeehere said...

I wanna start doing yoga to relieve stress and I want to going running more often
jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

meeyeehere said...

https://twitter.com/#!/meeyeehere/status/22423483845713921
tweeted
jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

nape said...

Thursday I'm having extensive back surgery. Though I don't usually make new-year resolutions, I've "resolved" to listen to and follow the directions of my physical therapist. My usual all-or-nothing approach won't work here. I need to build strength and stamina, and this time, I'm listening to the professionals.

Thanks for a great giveaway!

nape said...

Tweeted you!
http://twitter.com/Ida_Sessions/status/22436043991027712

JoeyfromSC said...

I have alot of plans to get my act together for 2011 and work on my mental and physical health:) lol

I have lost 70 lbs and have kept almost all of it off:) BUT I still wanna lose about 20 more!! I do drink alot of water and walk ALOT but I do slip up and eat sweets too much(my weakness)

I want to workout more and also get the people that are stressing me out of my life!

thank you for the

JoeyfromSC said...

Tweeted about your giveaway:

http://twitter.com/JoeyfromSC/status/22454666331684864

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susan1215 said...

My goal is to walk around my neighborhood at least 3 times a week.

s2s2 at comcast dot net

susan1215 said...

https://twitter.com/#!/susan1215/status/22476099296432128

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Callie said...

My goal is to make it to the gym 3 times a week.
catherine(dot)alley(at)gmail(dot)com

JC said...

I plan to do more yoga and jogging
tcarolinep at gmail dot com

JC said...

tweet.http://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/22552341118976002

Marly said...

My goal is to increase the total hours I workout in a week. I've read that 3 - 4 hours a week is a good target so that's where I'm heading. I agree with you - being healthy makes you feel better for the rest of your life. It's worth it!

wigget said...

i hope to be more active, either walking or jogging

Robin M. said...

Get out and walk more and make time for Bible study.

Bonnie said...

My goal is not to snack-period. Eat my meals and that's it
bepoia(at)hotmail(dot)com

Jeanentt said...

I plan on extending my daily workout from thirty minutes to an hour!

Shannon said...

My plantar fasciitis is healed (yahoo) so I plan to resume my early morning walks with my dog. Regarding mental wellness, I am looking forward to completion of a difficult project at work that has caused me a lot of stress!
shannonmc1969(at)yahoo dot com

KPort207 said...

Mine is to work out 5x per week.

kport207 at gmail dot com

peg42 said...

I'm going to try to walk 3-4 times per week to get into better shape. Thanks so much.

sweetsue said...

I plan on joining the new gym nearby and swimming at least 3 times a week. As for mental resolutions, I am going to try to relax more.
smchester at gmail dot com

coliebear said...

My goal is to drink less softdrinks and to participate in prenatal Yoga classes twice a week.
lenz.nicole(at)gmail(dot)com

sweetsue said...

I plan on joining the new gym nearby and swimming at least 3 times a week. As for mental resolutions, I am going to try to relax more.
smchester at gmail dot com

Janice said...

My goal is to lose 20 lbs. I need to lose more but I dont want to freak myself out :)

Kerry said...

I want to walk 3 miles a day at least 5 times a week.
nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

Kerry said...

tweeted: http://twitter.com/KerryBishop/status/22846784631996416
nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

Stephanie said...

currently fighting cancer and recently out of treatment and isolation so mine to to find health and balance again (reactivate my gym membership)

tvollowitz at aol dot com

Rebecca Graham said...

I am going to try Zumba this year.

rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

Rebecca Graham said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/rhoneygee/status/22919281196929024

rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

Eileen said...

My mental goal for the year is to stop letting limitations LIMIT me completely and to stop saying "CAN'T"! I compare what I used to do to what I do now and just because my health/strength/energy doesnt allow me to do what I USED to, does not mean I should not try to do SOMETHING! I will try to do a quarter mile on the treadmill, walk to my neighbors down the street, do some floor work to get this sorry mess toned up and ALSO quit isolating MYSELF...quit whining and get OUT more!

thanks so much!

ejrichter60 at gmail dot com

Daddy Rich said...

I'm gonna start eating better and EXERCISE for God's sakes!!!
- Daddy Rich
daddyrichispoor@gmail.com
Happy New Year!

Eileen said...

I realize now all posts do not show up...so sorry to duplicate. feel free to delete one.

I also tweeted this!

http://twitter.com/2sic2mooov/status/22927118866317312

ejrichter60 at gmail dot com

sweepmom said...

Physical - I plan to incorporate circuit training into my fitness routine.
Mental - I am working to declutter my home which should reduce some mental stress.

Mysharona said...

I will finish a marathon and be more positive about life.

Tabathia said...

I plan on walking more and drinking more water and less sodas
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

Tabathia said...

tweet
http://twitter.com/#!/ChelleB36/status/23002248367841281
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

find peace and balance

Anonymous said...

HORTON111@AOL.COM

I AM GOING TO LOSE 10 POUNDS THIS YEAR

jakiesmom said...

i am going to be eating more fruit and veggies and healthy cholesterol options
nannypanpan at sbcglobal.net

pestkaj said...

I plan to increase the amount of time I walk each day

pestkaj(at)yahoo(dot)com

Dove056 said...

I've been eating a better breakfast thusfar this year, attempting to cut out snacking and plan on walking more when the weather permits.
Dove056 at aol dot com

Dove056 said...

Tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/Dove056/status/23055939191971840
Dove056 at aol dot com

Jolene said...

mine is to start running again

Courtney said...

I am determined to exercise more so that would be my resolution. I lost weight last year so I want to keep it off my eating healthy foods and staying active.

hebert024 at aol dot com

Kelly said...

My physical resolution is to increase the time and intensity of my daily exercises so I can reach my weight loss goal! My mental wellness resolution is to look for a new job in my field so I don't lose my mind at this one!

krtrumpet [at] aol [dot] com

kygirl said...

I don't make resolutions but I want to quit smoking.
stanleybilly(at)bellsouth(dot)net

rewcath said...

I don't make resolutions at the new year but I do try to keep fit everyday by eating healthier and walking with my dogs a couple of miles a day

rewcath said...

http://twitter.com/#!/rewcath/status/23115970692251648 @rewcath

buzzd said...

To walk more and to eat healthier foods

buzzd said...

tweet
http://twitter.com/buzz8/status/23120307241885697

sarah said...

physical - i have a treadmill and I use it when I watch any prime time tv shows. so any nights with good tv i am getting my exercise in!
mental - maybe i will need to give myself time-outs from the kids sometimes ;)

Champagne Wisdom said...

I'm trying to really cook healthier meals and find time to exercise - for myself as well as my family. I want to be a good example and be around to enjoy my children for a long time to come. Since cooking healthy is often more costly, this would definitely come in handy for some grocery shopping while I'm on unpaid maternity leave!! Thanks so much for the chance to win.


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Champagne Wisdom said...

Tweet Tweet!

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Bacallsmom said...

Physically, I am going to keep up with my employer-sponsored fitness program. Mentally, I am trying to be more patient with myself and others.

bbentry [at] aol [dot] com

idahomom said...

I am determined to lose the extra 50 lbs that I have been carrying around.

The Sunshyn said...

I want to get more toned this year. So I plan to increase my exercises as well as my protein intake.
chainmail (at) iwon (dot) com

The Sunshyn said...

I tweeted about this
http://twitter.com/The_Sunshyn/status/23134943773200384

crystalf said...

Our local Y opens later this month so we will be spending as much time as possible there. For my mental health I plan to get some me or girl time. I don't go anywhere without my girls but I thinks it about time I do. I want to get my sister and sis in law together and go out and do something. It would be fun to go out and watch a movie or something with them. thank you!

jerseygirl137 said...

My resolution is to take care of myself. Make the over due doctors appointments and start to exercise more often.

jerseygirl137 said...

Tweet

http://twitter.com/#!/jerseygirl137/status/23146819735261184

ellie said...

I am trying to drink more water and eat less junk food.
Thanks for the giveaway!
eswright18 at gmail dot com

ellie said...

http://twitter.com/#!/eswright18/status/23156886752731136

Julie said...

I want to exercise more regularly (at least four times a week) and I want to increase the number of miles that I walk each day.

Amie said...

I do want to walk more...it's the only exercise I enjoy

richied.becky said...

I plan to keep with the routine I have developed for myself..I have eased into exercising and changed my diet. I have concentrated so far on my abs and legs. I have changed my diet and will continue with this. I have lost a total of 40 lbs so far and 9 inches from around my waist. I am pretty motivated with these results so far and will continue. Mentally I have set aside some me time each week to keep my sanity and mental and emotional self at it's best. I am excited!!
Thanks,
Becky

Allison C said...

I will try to hit the gym more and eat healthier. We are thinking it might be baby time soon so I have motivation to shed some pounds.

richied.becky said...

I have tweeted this giveaway: http://twitter.com/#!/QueSeraSera68/status/23180880704966656

Thanks,
Becky
richied.becky @ yahoo.com

saphyress said...

After a physically and mentally exhausting year in 2010, I am looking forward to getting my Wii Fit Plus routine back in place and reconnecting with my husband

saphyress said...

http://twitter.com/#!/saphyress/status/23193251309690880

Anonymous said...

I am taking a walk every day with
my dog KC. I am drinking more water
and eating more fresh fruit and veggies every day
Cathy Truman
kbtruman(at)aol(dot)com

LAMusing said...

I need some consistent but mild exercise - so I'm going to walk on the beach 3 times a week - if the weather is bad I have a lil' machine I can use. Bought new shoes today to get started!
adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

LAMusing said...

tweet! http://twitter.com/LAMusing/status/23225977110794240
adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

Norma said...

I lost a lot of weight with chemo, so this year I need to put on some pounds but still eat healthy. I started a food journal
bingomamanorma(at)gmail(dot)com

sodahoney said...

http://twitter.com/#!/sodahoney/status/23231143562186752

sodahoney said...

blog http://sodahoney.blogspot.com/2011/01/116-tone-up-this-new-year-with-reebok.html

swoodsonshoeclips said...

to not drink any caffeine! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

swoodsonshoeclips said...

http://twitter.com/#!/DesMoinesDealin/status/23235587553099776 scg00387a t yahoo dot com

Jennifer M said...

I'd like to start walking at least 3 miles, 4 times a week and spend an hour a week reading to destress.

snowluvnferret said...

Physically, I want to lose 30 lbs by June. Mentally, I want spiritual growth. Reading the entire Bible this year is my goal

rugerpuppies at hotmail dot com

allthingsnew said...

I plan to exercise at least four times a week this year! I am excited about it :)

stephanierosenhahn at yahoo dot com

allthingsnew said...

tweeted!
link: http://twitter.com/#!/asthepotter/status/23273286330748928

stephanierosenhahn at yahoo dot com

clc408 said...

I'm going to try to add steps to my day by getting up and moving around.

clc408 said...

Tweet:
http://twitter.com/clc408/status/23351255262822400

Val said...

Tweet!
http://api.twitter.com/#!/EverydayVibrant/status/23405228074205185

Val said...

Physical - lose weight (through eating real foods and planned exercise). Mental - read more, make time for "date nights" with my husband.

Alecia said...

I plan on continuing my regular exercising (walking 5 times a week) and cutting back on the caffeine. Not giving it up, just cutting back a little so I won't feel so sluggish when it wears off!

simone/ thebubbledies said...

I'm not officially making a resolution, because I believe it just sets me up to fail, but my ongoing goal is to hit the gym 3x a week. Thanks! thebubbledies(at)gmail(dot)com

Peace Love and Pets said...

No resolution, just going to try to be a better me. I already started by quitting smoking

Peace Love and Pets said...

I tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/eyzofblu63/status/23443792761716736

KaHolly said...

I am going to try to be more physically active, esp. during the winter months. I notice as I age, I have less stamina. I always need to drink more water!!

Nancy said...

I do really well with the cardio, but I would like to add some weight training. My bigger goal for this year is to try and cut out as much processed food as possible.

Nancy said...

My tweet: https://twitter.com/njhhb/status/23460213189251072

Janine said...

I want to be more organized. The constant stream papers coming home from school and recipes torn out of magazines and printed on the computer are cluttering my life!
I like the goal to increase your running mileage. That's a great, concrete goal.

injaynesworld said...

Tweeted.

http://twitter.com/#!/Jayne_Martin/status/23502551051669504

jvmwordsmith@comcast.net

pattycake said...

PLAN TO EXERCISE AND EAT LESS

pattycake said...

http://pointsofreview.blogspot.com/2010/01/tackling-fitness-giant.html

joe said...

I was diagnosed with diabetes Type 2. I am overweight and out of shape. I joined a gym and go 3 times a week

Deb said...

I'm going to start setting reasonable goals instead of reaching for the moon. I just set myself up for disappointment otherwise, and that wreaks havoc on my motivation.

Deb said...

tweet http://twitter.com/tnshadylady/status/23793785347506176

Nicole said...

I plan to walk an hour every day (once this frigid NY weather goes away!). I will also stop drinking soda (so far - doing very good! only ONE soda since NYE!!!)

nhartmann54 at gmail dot com

Nicole said...

Tweet @ http://twitter.com/#!/nhartmann54/status/23836056751185920

nhartmann54 at gmail dot com

Susan E. said...

I'm setting aside 15 minutes daily for deep breathing and relaxation exercises. When I feel more relaxed and balanced, I do a much better job of staying on track with all my goals, both health and otherwise, plus I feel better.

dogsrock at insightbb dot com

moonshadow43 said...

Due to disabilities there is a lot I cannot do but I can walk daily and pray. The Reeboks will definately help with the walking!

moonshadow43 said...

Tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/moonshadow43/status/23852600700960769

moonshadow43 at gmail dot com

dawns41 said...

I plan to stay Positive about all things and drink more water and herbal tea.
dawns_horizen@yahoo.com

nhmoose99 said...

I am working to make this year healthier by tracking my food more carefully and working out!! Getting back to the basics

nhmoose99 at yahoo dot com

Lynn said...

physically, I resolve to work out at least 30 minutes everyday.
mentally, I resolve to think more positively. :)

rawrms (at) gmail (dot) com

Lynn said...

I tweeted the post:
http://twitter.com/#!/livelovelynn/status/23938787839049728


rawrms (at) gmail (dot) com

sksweeps said...

My physical and mental wellness resolutions for 2011 are to do more/get better! Like you, 2010 was NOT a good year on that front for me. Now, work is much slower (major excuse of time gone) so I'm already walking again, and will be breaking out some of my dance/exercise DVD's. I will also be eating a lot more of the goodies I put up from my garden last summer so that will help me be more healthy. And, put together, I'm sure that will help me mentally!

Kristen said...

A friend just told me he's planning to run 52 marathons next year...FIFTY TWO!!! so I figure if he can do that, I can walk briskly every day!

Timbo said...

The ONE thing I plan to do to better myself is to make time for myself to do the projects I have been meaning to do for quite a while :) Y'know, Me-Time :)

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Timbo said...

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hale2005 said...

I plan to workout and eat more whole wheat products. Clearing my mind mentally in the new year.


hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

hale2005 said...

tweet

http://twitter.com/mrcheapo/status/24063519032877056

hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

Georgia said...

I am joining a yoga class and weight watchers too. Love it!

gmissycat at yahoo dot com

Georgia said...

Tweeted here too

http://twitter.com/gmissycat/status/24107758785658881

gmissycat at yahoo dot com

marybug2 said...

I am not making any resolutions, just going to start the new year doing more exersize and eating less fast foods.
marybug2 at yahoo.com

marybug2 said...

I tweeted
http://twitter.com/#!/marybug2/status/24112162171518976
marybug2 at yahoo.com

Rikk Connelly said...

I lost 40 pounds last year and this year I need to lose another 30 and tone up.
The worst thing to do is diet, you have to change your eating habits.
I also walk daily with my daughter
buddhistmom at gmail dot com

mickeyfan said...

Like you, my intent is to add more fruits/veg/whole grains. Mentally, I intend to worry less about others and more about ME!

ohkeeka said...

My physical resolution is to lose the weight I've gained in the past year by eating healthier. And my mental resolution is to stop letting self-doubt get in my way!

ohkeeka at gmail dot com

smilekisses said...

I start using the gym at work on my breaks.
dolniaks[at]consolidated[dot]net

Janna @ Feed Your Pig said...

I am exercising 4 days per week!
Thanks so much!
Janna Johnson
jannajanna@hotmail.com
janna@feedyourpigblog.com
www.feedyourpigblog.com

ohstac said...

I'm taking a cardio class and also walking twice a week on the treadmill.

ohstac said...

tweet
http://twitter.com/ohstac/status/24245096593489920

ape2016 said...

I am absolutely determined to get back into exercising again!
ape2016(at)aol(dot)com

Wander said...

Mentally? I plan to focus more on my relationship with Christ. I tend to focus too much on the battlefield going on in my head. That causes me to miss so many blessings.
Physically? I hope to get moving! I have learned to lounge around too much. I wanna get back to running.

s8r8l33 said...

Sometimes I make resolutions and sometimes I don't. This year hubby and I said we were not going to eat out as much. So no more fast food lol
s8r8l33@yahoo.com

Carolyn said...

I plan to get more sleep and join an exercise class.

Anonymous said...

I've switched from whole milk to skim milk to help lower my cholesterol.
atong01 AT msn DOT com

Margaux said...

I'm pregnant and due in May, but after that I hope to get running again.

Henria O. said...

I've noticed that I lack in eating vegetables and fruit. I'm consciously trying to eat more of those on a daily basis
sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

Henria O. said...

Tweeted!
http://twitter.com/sazzyfrazzy/status/24560875549495297
sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

Scott said...

My number one fitness goal this year is to be a better role mole for my two kids. They look up to me in so many aspects. I want to create a more fit, healthy dad that will be around for many years to come.

THANKS for the AWESOME GIVEAWAY!!!

Scott Martin
spmartin122@gmail.com

Kitty Cardero said...

I am going to stop drinking soda and walk my dog farther and more often.

Kitty Cardero said...

Tweeted http://twitter.com/kittycardero/status/24596385022083072

Singing Deb said...

Shoot, forgot my email:
sternbed at gmail dot com

My comment was that I'm trying to do weekly meal planning, to avoid the dreaded last-minute dinners. Also, to move more, to snack less, and have healthier choices handy.

M.A. said...

Physically speaking, I plan to walk more and take the stairs whenever possible.

Mentally speaking, I resolve to read more often.

marcia goss said...

I sit most of the day at my job. I would really like to get in the habit of taking a walk several times a week. Walking helps with your physical and mental well-being.
marcia.goss@gmail.com

marcia goss said...

Tweet.
http://twitter.com/#!/mgoss123/status/24646400557981696
marcia.goss@gmail.com

mamawj said...

I want to walk alot more and lower my blood pressure and the walking actually helps my arthiritis
sewitupjulie at gmail dot com

mamawj said...

http://twitter.com/itsallnew2me/status/24649630213996544
tweeted
sewitupjulie at gmail dot com

Angel Jacklyn said...

TO MEDITATE MORE & TAKE LIFE SLOWLY kytah00@yahoo.com

Angel Jacklyn said...

2ND ENTRY TWEET twitter.com/#!/kytah00/status/24664118308904961 kytah00@yahoo.com

msrodeobrat said...

physical: to work out every day, atleast a little
mental: to be more positive
addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com

Mandy W. said...

I want to continue to exercise three times a week and start working on a better diet. I am also getting organised, so that my mental health is better!

Debbie said...

I'm setting monthly goals that include exercise and reading books to improve myself.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

Debbie said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/suburbsanity/status/24869663351508992
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

sharon k. said...

I turn 40 this summer as well, although when my brother in-law mentioned we should have a joint bash this summer since he turns the big 3-0 (whoopy)and I turn you-know-what, I reminded him I am turning 28 again... :-)
But seriously, I really want to feel physically fit this year. I feel I am at a comfortable weight, but would be happier knowing that my heart was as healthy as possible approaching the next half of my life!

Nicole said...

I just had my son at the end of October so I plan on signing up for the gym this weekend. My goal is to go the gym at least 3 times a week and get this baby weight off! I'm also going to start a food journal and stick to 1400 calories a day! I think this will also help me feel better after gaining all the weight from the baby. Plus working out is a great stress reliever!

Joy said...

http://twitter.com/#!/harvester5905/status/25039126814261248
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

Kacie said...

My goal is to not drink soda

Kacie said...

tweet http://twitter.com/#!/givekaciestuff/status/25065799433588736

Trisha D. said...

to work out and hit the gym 3 times a week. drink more water! and stay fit!! eat out less@

Stacey said...

To work out 5 days a week and maybe take a Zumba class.

katfam95 said...

I need to diet and exercise to lose 10 lbs this year.

katfam95 at aim dot com

Shel said...

I've decided that for each year's resolution, I'm going to learn something new. I always felt weird that I didn't know how to swim so this year I signed up for swimming lessons at our local community college. Not only will I learn a new skill, I'm hoping to get healthier with some much-needed exercise.

shel704 at aol dot com

Shel said...

Tweeted:
http://twitter.com/auntiethesis/status/25266650718674945

shel704 at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

i want to start doing my stretch video again and maybe read something nonfiction sometimes.

Anonymous said...

sherri
i'll start doing my stretching video again for my physical health and doing more reading to keep mentally fit.
sherricrawford70@yahoo.com

Kitchen said...

I am going to eat more organic and exercise regularly

Tamara said...

I want to get back to walking and eating healthier meals.

cennywenny said...

I plan to simplify and restructure our diet. I'm breaking my husband of his fried food and chip habit (for his sake and my own) and learning about fun and healthy foods like quinoa.

ktgonyea said...

Increase my cardio to 6 times a week.

ktgonyea at gmail.com

Howell said...

Staying hydrated and taking my vitamins more regularly.

wizardewu said...

More hiking and x-c skiing to build up aerobic capacity.

One 2 Try said...

eat less and more more. plus think happy thoughts

Debbie C said...

Mine are to find ways to effectively get rid of stress from work. Also to explore replacing some of my regular foods with healthier choices.

dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

Debbie C said...

Tweeted
http://twitter.com/DchrisG3/status/25424194850267136

dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

Sara-the-Ladybug said...

November I had my 5th baby. After my first baby I was never able to get back to pre pregnancy weight. I came close, but every time I did, I would find out I was pregnant again. After my 4th (had gained over 50 lbs) I was never able to get even close to prepregnancy weight. This last pregnancy I only gained 28 lbs, and I have lost it all. Now I am working on achieving "healthy weight!" my ultament goal is to loose 20 lbs. It would put me back to the weight I was 4-6 years ago, and towards the top of my healthy weight. But I would be thrilled to be there again! I do not strive to be tiny, my hips won't allow that, at my skinniest and 16 I was a 7 and I was flat belly and in shape, but that's my hips right there. I think I was 13 when my hips kicked me out of a 5 and into a 7. And that's a number I am okay with not seeing again. I'm not asking for single digits, just HEALTHY!

Sara-the-Ladybug said...

I Tweeted!

http://mobile.twitter.com/home?status=Points+of+Review%3A+Tackling+the+Fitness+Giant+http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FgfwDb4

Chasley said...

I would like to get in the habit of regular exercise. If I make it to the gym at least 3 times a week, I would be extremely overjoyed.

Lisa Weidknecht said...

I stay in shape by chasing around eight preschoolers for eleven hours each day. I plan on walking the dog more too.

Elizabeth said...

I want to take 20 minutes a day for myself- mental wellness!

Pixel Berry Pie Designs said...

I'm working on completing tasks in a timely manner. Sometimes I spend more time than I should doing something. That's a resolution of mine. -- Email address is in my Blogspot profile.

Chisum Crew said...

I will run in the Undy 5000 - Dallas this year and help to raise awareness and money for a cure for colon cancer in my father's honor and memory. We were signed up to run last year but lost daddy to the disease just 16 hours before the race. I regret not running last year but am proud that we raised nearly $1000 for our team. Go Chisum Crew! And I will stop making excuses for everyone, including myself. It's time to put up or shut up. trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

chatterBOX said...

I'm going to quit smoking!!

chatterBOX said...

Tweet Tweet

http://twitter.com/mb11fb/status/25912069937168385

Marianna said...

I'm trying to drink more water and exercise at least 3 times a week. I hope to complete a 5K this year!
mannasweeps (at) gmail DOT com

Melissa O. said...

My plan is to exercise 5 times a week. Three times is easy, but I'm not seeing results.

wolverina401 at gmail dot com

Stephanie said...

Consistent exercise! I'll do really well for a month or two and then miss two or three weeks! Yikes!

smithbakeaholic at gmail dot com

the Crave to Save said...

I plan to cut out high fructose corn syrup this year
gina.m.maddox AT gmail DOT com

the Crave to Save said...

http://twitter.com/#!/CrazyItalian0/status/25971763481415680

tweet

Jennifer said...

Last year I set AND COMPLETED a goal of running 1000 miles for 2010. This year I'm setting a similar goal but for biking - I want to do 2500 miles on my road or mountain bike. It will be fun!

Margie said...

Exercising is something that my husband and I enjoy... walking in the mornings is one way we keep on top of this.-- Contact email address is in my profile.

Anonymous said...

Treadmill!

wetwist11@gmail.com

Aisling said...

To increase my flexibility and strength. To that end, I've started practicing yoga.

Julieh said...

My resolutions are to get enough sleep every night, and get some exercise most days. honeypie411 at yahoo dot com

Daniel M said...

try to improve the balance of my diet - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Betty C said...

I've been very lax about doing any king of exercise this last year partly because of injury but not entirely. I plan to start slowly but work up to a decent exercise routine.

pauline15 said...

My family has set up an "eat healthier" goal for this year and my kids have really gotten into it. They look for great recipe's online, give me a shopping list and we make our dinner together. So far, it's been alot of fun!
pauline15_01 at hotmail dot com

pauline15 said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/pauline15/status/26175209425870848
pauline15_01 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Less beer, more eating at home, more fun exercise. I'm jazzed, actually: this is gonna be fun.

kathleenpoling (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

Erica C. said...

My main goals this year is to drink more water and have more patience with people.

angie lilly said...

My big thing this year is social health. I have a tendency to be a real hermit and not get with my awesome friends nearly enough to the point of it being unhealthy. This year, and I have done well so far, I am promising to get with friends more often.
Angie
one 4 earth at aol dot com

angie lilly said...

I tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/FotoMacro/status/26322859781529601
Angie
one 4 earth at aol dot com

Liz G. said...

Happy 40th! My goal this year is to start walking again. I used to walk 5 miles a day, and got out of the habit. I need to get back into it!

lizames2003 (at) yahoo dot com

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