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During the summer 0f 2008, I woke up one morning with a drive to live a healthy lifestyle. Since then, I've made many changes and lost nearly 50 pounds. Many of my friends and family members have come to me, asking about what I'm doing & how I'm doing it. While I certainly would never claim to be an expert, I'm happy to share what I've learned along the way.

So after careful thought... "The Accidental Fat Chick" has hatched... with the hope of helping at least one person and to be the accountability I need to finish what I started. :)

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Calling All Cheerleaders

At the beginning of the month Mary Fran appointed herself my personal cheerleader for finishing the Around the World Challenge. She is an awesome cheerleader & leaves me encouraging comments every day!

There are only 13 days left in the Challenge & I am STRESSED about being able to finish. I have soooooo much left to get done - 53 circuit sets, 167 core sets, 288 free weight sets, 23.3 miles on elliptical, 21.5 miles on bike, 33.4 miles on treadmill and 1.155 floors on the StairMaster. I have to finish this... failure is NOT an option!!!

Working under pressure is my forte... but really this is extreme - even for me. So... I NEED all the cheerleaders I can assemble. No joke - I need as many people as possible to keep me going... to comment, email, text - whatever... so there's a stream of motivation when I look at my phone out of boredom as I'm spending endless time on the treadmill & other instruments of torture, lol. If I'm being whiny & needy, so be it... but this "accidental fat chick" needs HELP & LOTS of it!

Will you be my cheerleader???

14 comments:

cmoursler said...

I will post a comment nightly.

So, here we go
Give me a J
GIVE ME A u
GIVE ME A LIE...
JULIE JULIE JUUUUU UUULIE..!
(Um, why I never made the squad...lol)
dude...just don't keel over and you'll be fine...that is a ton of work.
rooting (poorly) for you.

midlife_swimmer said...

how much of that can you do tomorrow?I will cheer you on girl. Have you made a plan for what days you will accomplish what during the next 13 days?

fitncrafty said...

I agree with Midlife swimmer... make a plan..
Cheering you on from NY... You can do it!!
Keep up the good work! What are you planning on doing today?

Scuttleboose said...

YOU CAN DO IT!!!! :) (And yes, this should make you laugh lol)

Seth said...

I'm not going to give a cheer like Chris but what you have in front of you is a load of work that can be done.

Do the work because you want too though and not because you have too. enjoy yourself.

LauraLynne said...

dusting off the pom poms - report back soon!! you can DO THIS!!! I'm so behind you 100%!
May 1 you WILL be celebrating victory!

Melissa said...

Sign me up. Email me your number and I'll text you some cheers! :)

Wishful Shrinking said...

I see all that you have accomplished so far and I know you can do it!

MaryFran said...

Give yourself a pat on the back for accepting that you need the extra motivation AND asking for it!

I agree with making a plan. I started to look at the numbers looking for a clear and concise plan. My first instinct was to get the stuff that you are SOOO close to finishing out of the way so that you can focus on the other stuff. But that may not work for you...maybe you need to keep that as your fall back for that last day. Whatever, figure out how you are going to attack during the next 13 days and go with it!!!

YOU ROCK!!!! You CAN do it!

MochaTrina@Me So Hongry... said...

You're in luck! I WAS a cheerleader in high school and jr. college. So...here goes:
Julie is WHAT...DYNAMITE!
jULIE is WHAT...DYNAMITE!
JULIE is tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick BOOM DYNAMITE!

Anonymous said...

Gooooooooooooooo Julie!! :)

Drazil said...

I was a cheerleader in high school....a hot big-haired too short of a skirt cheerleader....and now I'm officially yours! I believe in you - more than you know.

K. said...

here I am!!!\
K.
my blog:www.it-is-time.com

cmoursler said...

hope you killed it today at the gym julie..bloggin early so have to post now...go JULIE.