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Day 1 - April 26th 2010
Here we go! Let's go, Let's go L-E-T-S-G-O, Let's go!!!! Haha! Don't mind me just being silly. My name is Jacque middle name Dee, Jacque Dee-- that's me! I'm 26 years old, 5 foot 8 inches, previously a very active person, currently a very lazyish person. Sad thing, I know...
22 Apr 2010
Say It: "I Choose Life"
My husband came up with this idea. Everytime I feel like reaching for food that isn't healthy or don't feel like working out, I have two choices: early death or LIFE! His idea: Simply say outloud (or in your head if others are around): "I CHOOSE LIFE!!" When you look at it that way...
9 May 2010
I am starting Day 1 of Week 1 tomorrow. I am so excited and motivated to begin and I pray I can stay that way throughout the challenge. I love seeing that there is a community on here that seems to really support each other and I hope to meet new people and make friends with others who are going through...
27 Apr 2010
questions, questions and more questions
Hi, my name is Sheila and I am starting Body for Life after the Memorial Day Weekend. I have allot of questions so I'm hoping you can help. 1. Do I have to have the myoplex shakes and/or bars? can they be substituted for another nutrition shake as the myoplex is a bit pricy. 2. I'm not...
27 May 2010
Frustrated already! Starting on Monday, need help with cardio, PLEASE!
Let me start by saying that I have been doing cardio workouts, and every other workout known to man for the past 3 months. So, the BFL book suggests that high intensity cardio training is working at 75% of max heart rate. For me that's 132 bpm. For me that's not hard enough. I don't feel...
6 Aug 2010
Does anyone have any remedies for frozen shoulder? I've tried ice, heat, ultrasound, physio, stretches and as my last resort I'm going for a cortisone shot tomorrow. It hasn't stopped me from working out but has restricted my shoulder exercises to pushups and holding the plank position only...
5 Sep 2010
Hello All - I'm in the middle of week 1 and I am so tired! I have found that I am so tired in the mornings I cannot physically get out of bed to work out before work. Then after work (I am in the office 8-5) I go home to make dinner and still feel like I have no energy! I've been going to...
10 Sep 2010
Recipe matcher for newbie Please Help!
I am just starting BFL today, and I am already the Recipe Matcher website (http://www.recipematcher.com/index.php/home/) program that looks at the food you have in your kitchen and helps you search for recipes that use what you have. It would REALLY help me if folks could post some of their favorite...
27 Sep 2010
Begin with an end in mind - BFL challenge start date 10/26/2010. - Who's with me?
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Decide today what you want to be and take actions to change your present reality by creating a new one. If you keep doing what you are doing, you will keep getting what you are getting. I am tired of the same result I see in the mirror! Time to change...
25 Oct 2010
How realistic are the success stories?
Today was my first day w/ BFL! So far I reallly like it and I'm really excited to get going..but I'm afraid of expecting too much and ending up disappointed and losing motivation..how realistic are the success stories and before and after photos on bodyforlife.com? Is that what I should be able...
1 Nov 2010
Newbie here, Starting BFL December 12th...
Hi, just wanted to say I am starting BFL on Dec 12th, (know it's a Sunday but Sat is going to be my 'free day'... Have been suffering a lot of depression for about a year and I came across Bill Phillips' book and picked up a copy. I have read it cover to cover and am already feeling...
7 Dec 2010
Oct 4th...the beginning of the rest of my life...you coming?
Just got off the worst diet of my life...HCG! Horrid!!! I cannot wait to make healthy life changes and do something that is not a diet. I am going to need all the help and support that I can get. If you are starting Oct 4th, I look forward to starting the journey with you! If you have done this a...
29 Sep 2010
is this "body for life" all utter B.S?
first of all * is the body for life eating schedule UNrealistic to a person who may work full time 5 days a week? sure the book says PLAN it, but how do you play around a WHOLE working day?? * why is there so much 'mypolex' (can't get it here i'm not american) nutriion shakes written...
20 Dec 2010
ok thanks, Here is my day Breakfast - slimfast and orange = 225 Cal 9gFat 15 Carbs 20 Protien Snack 1- Chicken *** and yogurt= 220 Cal2.5Fat 20 Carbs 28 Protien Lunch- Eas shake (myoplex lite) orange and broccoli= 279Cal 2.5 Fat 29Carbs 25Protien Snack 2- Tuna and a apple= 224Cal 2.5Fat...
17 Jan 2011
Kicking Off 2011 WIth A Bang!!! Anyone Coming Along?!?!?
Oaky, by January 3rd it'll be time for C3 on my end & I need a team to motivate and be motivated by! Let's make 2011 the year we regain control! Kicking off a challenge Monday January 3rd, wrapping it up Sunday March 27th. Any takers?!?!?
19 Dec 2010
Starting Jan 17th, 2011, Care to Join Me?
Hello everyone, my name is Brian. This group is for anyone starting in January. I began my last challenge on "Starting Oct 18th, 2010, Care to Join Me?" and hopefully will be carrying over a number of people from that challenge over to this one. Currently we are on Week 10. By the time this...
27 Dec 2010
Not exactly "starting from scratch"
Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice from the "veterans." I have been obsessively reading these forums (ha) and some of the people have some amazing results. However, I notice that many were starting from being sedentary, no exercise, or starting after a period of "letting themselves...
22 Feb 2011
Beginning a New Challenge April 18, 2011!! Who's with me?!
I'm starting my second BFL Challenge and I need a eager, motivated group to take the challenge with me! I'm looking to shed about 8% or more of my bodyfat in 12 weeks and make this Transformation happen!!
16 Apr 2011
Re: Starting May 30th - Lets do this together - " Gettin Better All The Time" - Join this group!
Hey Team, Greetings from JagPaw Day 4 of 84 WAS A GREAT DAY! Just wanted to share a few “realizations” I had today that might help some of you and to THANK those whom perhaps unknowingly provided golden advice in your posts. Today Day 4 I had the best workout I have had in YEARS...
3 Jun 2011
Q2 Crew, Starting Sunday April 3rd!!! Ready To Rock?!?!?
Okay, come April 3rd it'll be time for my 4 th challenge & I need a beast of a team to motivate & be motivated by! I’m just wrapping up my 3 rd challenge with an awesome team from “Kicking off 2011 With A Bang” gang & several of them are committed to rocking on!!! ...
25 Mar 2011
How long for results?
Hi everyone! I just started yesterday and I know it's a bit early to be worried about results, but I was just curious as to how long it might take. I'm only 20 and I'm not overweight, just a bit out of shape. I need to be toned more than anything. If anyone could give me an idea I would really...
14 Jul 2011
Concerns on weight loss & supplements
My wife and i just started bfl four weeks ago, I am 40 and i weighed 186 lbs. when we started and now weigh 173. My goal is to lose some weight & gain muscle. I am worried that i am losing too much weight, i tend to lose 3 to 3 and a half pounds a week...does this mean that i am also losing muscle...
10 Aug 2011
ATTENTION August 2011 BFLers: Let's Get Going!
If you started or will start your Challenge in the month of August 2011 , let's get together and create a group to spur one another on! My location is California, but surely this can be a national group. This is my first try at this and I am very excited! My goal is "Lean & Tone"...
26 Aug 2011
Starting 9-12-2011 LET'S GET IT ON
11 Sep 2011
The beginning: 06/01/2012 A family affair
I am a mom...5 times over. I am 45 soon to be 46. I have had a fractured hip and tailbone which cause me both pain and limitations. I will not let these factors deter me. I will begin 06/01/2012. Along with me, I am bringing my 17 year old daughter. She has had issues with her weight since 2 years...
27 May 2012
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