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#BookBlogWalkers Weekly Check-in Aug. 8, 2014

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Weekly Check-in August 8, 2014

Greetings my blogging and walking friends! It is time for your weekly check-in!

I am taking over hosting the weekly #bookblogwalkers check-ins for Felicia. She has been such an inspiration for me on my journey, and I am happy to help out and give back. For those who don’t know me, I am Jen Twimom aka @twimom227 on Twitter, and this is my book blog. You can read about my fitness journey on my #bookblogwalkers page. I post a weekly update every Monday, so please feel free to stop by there as well.

How are you doing this week? Did you make any new goals for yourself? Did you get in one day, two days, three days of walking (or other exercise)? Even getting up and moving for 10 minutes will make a difference! I am proud of each of you for making the decision to be a healthier you! Let me know how I can help!

My goal for August is to “move with purpose” for 30 minutes at least 5 days per week, with no more than 1 day off per week. These days my primary “movement” (aka exercise) is walking. I was able to do this even though I’m currently on vacation in Charlotte, NC at the Authors After Dark Book Convention! Luckily, my friend and roomie, Liza, is a walker, too, so she and I managed to make it out either for sight seeing or just to walk each day.

Felicia is still hosting her monthly giveaway, so don’t forget to add your name to the linky below to throw your name in the hat! For more information and to sign up for August, please visit Felicia’s site. Also, be sure to leave a comment here with your progress so that we can all cheer you on!

In addition, I am also giving away a $10 [US] Gift Card (Amazon or Barnes & Noble) during the month of August! In order to enter this giveaway, please fill out the Rafflecopter form, below. a Rafflecopter giveaway

If you have problems with the Rafflecopter form, please email me at twimom227 (at) gmail (dot) com.

See you all back here next week! Until then… keep on moving!
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  • Kathryn Trask

    Thanks Jen for hosting this month, it’s so good to have the support and it’s amazing how helpful this challenge has been to me this year. All the best for your August goals. Put my link in, it is linking correctly, but don’t know how I picked up Jenny Jones!

    • LOL! Technology! But isn’t BBW so great! I never would have gotten off my butt if it wasn’t for Felicia! Great job!

  • Melanie Simmons

    I’ve been trying to take a total of 10,000 steps per day, with one or at most two rest days a week. I had one rest day already, because I went to see Guardians of the Galaxy on Thursday. That left no time for exercise. I highly recommend the movie.

    • It’s such a great movie – and worth a day off!! Great job.

  • Kristin T

    That’s great that you have a walking buddy for the week!!! I usually end up walking by myself (thank goodness for audiobooks!) but love when my mom comes to visit – we always end up walking together!

    Have a great week and thanks again for hosting this month!!!
    ~Kristin @ Always With a Book

    • Thanks Kristin and great job. It is fun having Liza here. We’ve been checking out Uptown Charlotte and getting in our steps.

  • Checking in, a pretty meh week for me

    • Well, at least you are checking in! You can do it!

  • Marq aka SmutGirl

    Towards the end of the week, migraines slowed me down. I had to cancel one of my training sessions. Boo. But I still managed not to do too bad.

    • Ugh! That’s too bad about the migraines, I hope you are feeling better! Keep at it!

  • teddyree

    I’m a bit late with check-in. Was away for the start of August helping my son move but I’m hanging in there with BBW … it definitely keeps me motivated and accountable when sometimes I’d rather be a lazybum lol. Thanks for hosting 🙂

    • It’s never too late! I’m glad you are joining us again for August! Just let me know how I can be a cheerleader!

  • sony killian

    Week’s been kinda crazy here. I guess most weeks, are with me having a day care in my home, you never know how the weeks are going to be.

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