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mhillis
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I had so much fun with #bfcr2 and #booknerdherd ☀️
I finished up with 24 Jazzercise classes, 260 km of walking, and 22 books (including 4 audiobooks)!

This time I‘m a part of team #bookdragons and I‘m looking forward to it!! I‘m setting the following goals for #bfcr3
Read 12 books
Jazzercise 5 times per week (30 classes total)
Try something new! This could be workouts, recipes, or books that I might not normally pick up!

IndoorDame I love your goals! Welcome to the team! 3mo
llawela Amazing accomplishments . Good luck this round. How often you plan to try something new? :P 3mo
mhillis @IndoorDame Thank you! 3mo
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mhillis @llawela Thanks! 😂 Maybe each week? 3mo
wanderinglynn A fantastic round 2! 🎉 And great goals for round 3! 🙌🏻 3mo
Hufflepuffle Fab goals! Good luck! 3mo
Hestapleton I love that goal of trying something new! 3mo
StayCurious Very interested to see what new things you try! 3mo
mhillis @Hestapleton I got the idea from @Caterina who tried a new class every week during the last round! I thought it was a good idea so I want to try something similar. @StayCurious @Hufflepuffle 3mo
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wanderinglynn
Congratulations | Viola Ruelke Gommer
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Thank you everyone for participating & making #BFC so fun, encouraging, & motivating! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎉

Congrats to the #BFCr2 winners!

@Minispok @imabusybee - after I mail your gift cards, I‘ll email you with the tracking number.

@Hufflepuffle @kindergartenkat - look for an email from me tonight about picking out a book

@julesG @sprainedbrain @IndoorDame @Lisaw13 - I‘ll be mailing you a some goodies this week

#BookFitnessChallenge

julesG OMG!!!! Thank you so much!!! 3mo
julesG Congratulations to all the other winners! Also, congratulations to every Litten who participated, you've made it through the six weeks, read good books and, hopefully, gained some fitness. 🎊🎉👏🎉🎊 3mo
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Minispok Yay! Thank you so much!! 😀 3mo
KathyWheeler Congratulations to all the winners!🎉👏 3mo
Moony Congratulations to all! 💃👏👏👏 3mo
CocoReads Congrats winners! 3mo
sudi Congrats to all winners 👏👏👏 3mo
Hufflepuffle Eeeeek! Thank you so much!!! 😊 3mo
Megabooks Congratulations y‘all!! 🥳🥳 3mo
Bookwormjillk Congratulations 🍾🎈🎊🎉 3mo
sprainedbrain Oh wow! Thank you!! 3mo
Econaghan Congratulations!!! 👏🏻 3mo
Dawnrod1970 Congratulations! 3mo
Lisaw13 Awesome thanks! 3mo
IndoorDame Yay!! Thank you!! And thank you for all the work you put into organizing #bfc it's been a really powerful experience for me 3mo
imabusybee I won!! I never win anything 🙌🏼💜Yay!! Me 3mo
imabusybee This whole experience has been fantastic I just love this community and has opened my eyes to such wonderful people 3mo
wanderinglynn @IndoorDame I‘m so happy you‘ve enjoyed it. ☺️❤️ 3mo
wanderinglynn @imabusybee I‘m so happy you‘ve had a good experience. ☺️❤️ 3mo
Chili Congratulations to the winners!!!🎊👏🎁😎 3mo
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wanderinglynn
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Thank you! 👏 #BFCr3 #BFC

And a huge THANK YOU to our inaugural #BFCr2 Team Captains who all did a fabulous job keeping everyone motivated & encouraged!

@Mitch @4thhouseontheleft @Caterina @Crazyspine @Emilymdxn @Hestapleton @jillannjohn @julesG @Laughterhp @mcipher @Clwojick

You took my Team Captain idea, dove in, & made the small teams even more awesome than I could've imagined. Thank you! 😘

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Lucy_Anywhere 👏👏👏 thanks to @mcipher and the other team captains for all the encouragement, checking in, and support! 3mo
britt_brooke @julesG 💚💚💚 3mo
britt_brooke And a big thanks” to you, Lynn, for all your organizing! 💚 3mo
BeckyandBooks I second @britt_brooke Thank you for all your hard work and positivity Lynn! @wanderinglynn 3mo
Dragonfairykats Thank you for keeping us all going! 3mo
Crazeedi And a big thanks to @Caterina for leading #booknerdherd to a great finish!!! Looking forward to my new team under @Mitch !! 3mo
Mitch @BeckyB I third that! 🥳🥳🥳 3mo
Mitch @Crazeedi Cheers to the next 6 weeks 🥳🥳🥳🥳 3mo
guinsgirlreads Thank you all! 3mo
julesG Thanks @britt_brooke 💚 3mo
julesG Lynn, you are fantastic! Thanks for being my Team Captain again. 😉😘😘😘 3mo
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Caterina
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#BFCr2 #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC #BookNerdHerd Final Check-In: On paper I didn't meet my goals, but my heart tells me I did, because I managed to read and workout as much as I could given how crazy my life is right now! Best part of the round was my kind, supportive team. Y'all rock. ❤️❤️❤️ @mhillis @kindergartenkat @BarbaraJean @rsteve388 @Erin7 @Crazeedi @jb72 I look forward to continuing to support each other even though the round is over! ❤️

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 I think you crushed Round 2! 🎉 3mo
Cheshirecat913 Awesome! Is that the chapel from the Biological Park in Hot Springs? I was just there a few weeks ago. Great place. 3mo
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Crazeedi @Caterina absolutely I will be keeping in touch with you all! 3mo
Crazeedi @mhillis @kindergartenkat @BarbaraJean @rsteve388 @jb72 @Erin7 I hope we can continue to cheer each other on even if we arent in group!! I'll be checking your feeds!! @Caterina ❤❤❤ 3mo
jb72 @Crazeedi Absolutely! Our team was so encouraging! 3mo
BarbaraJean You rocked this challenge, Katie--thanks so much for being a great team captain in the midst of packing and moving across the country!! And yes, @crazeedi--will definitely keep in touch! I love our team! 3mo
KathyWheeler What a beautiful picture! 3mo
mhillis You did great! Our group was supportive and I‘m looking forward to your round 3 updates in our group @Caterina ❤️ Keep in touch @Crazeedi @kindergartenkat @Erin7 @rsteve388 @BarbaraJean @jb72 ☀️ (edited) 3mo
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jb72
Moby Dick: bl velryba | Melville Herman
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Here is my week 6 check in. I thought I did it yesterday but apparently I did not. Overall I feel like I‘ve started to form some better habits, and I‘ve lost ten pounds. Thank you so much to my teammates! You are all wonderful and encouraging! #booknookherd #bfc

Crazeedi You've done fabulous! Way to go! It's been a really great team!!! I❤👏👏 3mo
BarbaraJean That‘s awesome—great job! So glad to have been part of the #BookNerdHerd! 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A fantastic week! 🎉 And kudos on completing Moby Dick! That's a whale of an accomplishment! 🐳 😉 3mo
Charityann Nice! 👍🏼😊 3mo
mhillis Super!! You did it! Great being on the team with you!! 3mo
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kindergartenkat
American Gods | Neil Gaiman
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Thanks for a great round 2 #booknerdherd !
I exceeded my book goal, met my gardening goal and just missed my fitness goal. I loved my team! Thanks @wanderinglynn for organizing this. I hope there's a round 4 since I'm sitting out round 3.

Books: 35 of 20
Workouts : 20 of 24
Gardening: 12 of 12

mhillis You read so many books! It was great being on the team together!! 3mo
jb72 Fantastic job! You did amazing on all of goals. I‘m glad we were on the same team. 3mo
Crazeedi Great team we had! Way to go!!👏👏🎉❤ 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A fantastic round 2! 🎉 3mo
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BarbaraJean
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#bookfitnesschallenge wrap-up!
📚18/18 books read
☕️Avoided sugar in tea/coffee (cheated with flavored creamer a couple times)
🏦Steady habit of morning walks at work
🏘Mostly did 2x/week neighborhood walks
🏋🏼‍♂️Gym workouts 1x/week & added weight training
🙏🏼Spiritual practice goal wasn‘t consistent, but I‘m glad to be rebuilding this habit!
I loved having the #BookNerdHerd & the Litsy community to cheer me on—thank you all for a great #bfcr2!

BarbaraJean The Nathan W. Pyle cartoon in the upper right sums up how I so often feel about exercise: “Our net product is fatigue”—😂 But it‘s still been great to focus on fitness with my bookish peeps! I completely missed the signup deadline for round 3, 🤦🏻‍♀️but will be cheering you all on while keeping up with my own goals! 3mo
Megabooks 👏🏻👏🏻🥳🥳📚😁 3mo
jb72 It was great to be on your team. You did so amazing with your goals! 3mo
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mhillis You did great!! It was nice getting to know you in the group! 3mo
Daisey These are great final stats for your goals! 🎉 3mo
Crazeedi You did fantastic! So glad we had our team!!❤👏🎉 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 A fantastic week! 🎉 And a great round! 3mo
BarbaraJean @megabooks @Daisey @ wanderingly Thank you all so much!! @jb72 @mhillis @Crazeedi Thank you and likewise--so enjoyed getting to know all of you through our team! 3mo
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Caterina
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Mehso-so

Finished listening to this during my #audiorun in Hot Springs, Arkansas today (hot spring above). Book #17 for #BFC. The narrator made Kya sound like an ignorant, breathy little girl the whole book, which drove me crazy. 👎 I hated this book other than the marsh descriptions for the first several hours, but I finally started enjoying it for the last 4.5 hours or so. Favorite character is still the marsh. 😂 Wouldn't reread, but it was fine. 🤷

Caterina I think this would be much improved by being a book club pick. Plenty to discuss. 3mo
marleed I‘m so interested in comments on this book because it was a so-so for me, as well. So a community leaves a girl to fend for herself in the marshes - just no. Had the book been marketed as YA, I think I would have approached my thoughts on Kya differently. 3mo
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Caterina @marleed I'm amazed by the unmitigated praise I've been seeing for this book! So glad to find another person who rated it so-so. 😂 Now that you say it, I think I would have enjoyed this book more if it were marketed as YA. 🤔 Part of why I hated most of the book was because it was so aggressively sad without seeming worth reading so much sadness. My dad has read it and told me to stick with it, which is the only reason I didn't bail! 3mo
wanderinglynn What a lovely photo! 💚 3mo
BarbaraJean I‘ve heard such universal praise of this one, and this week, a book club friend‘s recommendation put me over the edge and I put it on hold at the library. Now I‘m pondering removing my hold on the audiobook...😂 3mo
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Crazeedi
Untitled | Unknown
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@wanderinglynn @caterina #booknerdherd
#BFCR2 check in!
I loved being part of this! I must think hard and post my round 3 goals. I learned a lot from reading others goals on how I need to set up mine. I'll post my goals tomorrow! Thanks Lynn for the great job you do!

sudi You did great👏👏👏, and a Hello to Mojo 💗 3mo
Megabooks Great job!! 🥳🥳 3mo
jb72 You are doing so good! 🎈 3mo
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Meaw_catlady Great work! 😘 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A fantastic week! 🎉 3mo
Hollie Hi Mojo! 3mo
brit91 Great job!!🎉🎊🎉🎊 3mo
BarbaraJean Great job—both this week and on the challenge overall! So glad to have been on a team with you! 3mo
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mhillis
A Time to Dance | Padma Venkatraman
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I can‘t believe that it‘s the end of Week 6. Looking forward to Round 3!

💃 This week I attended a couple extra Jazzercise classes and walked 37 km. My summer break has just started and it‘s been very hot and humid!

📖 I finished three books and they were all good! The titles are A Rising Man, A Time to Dance, and The Case of Lisandra P. - the first book read for Women in Translation month!

#bookfitnesschallenge #bfcr2 #booknerdherd

Megabooks Great job!! 👍🏻👍🏻 3mo
Crazeedi Way to go Mary!! Great job!👏 3mo
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BillBlume Awesome! I loved A Time to Dance. Padma is an amazing person. 3mo
Soubhiville I have A Time to Dance and plan to read it soon 😊. Glad to hear you liked it! 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A fantastic week! 🎉 3mo
BarbaraJean Great week—and awesome challenge overall!! I‘m so glad to have been on a team with you! 3mo
mhillis @Megabooks Thank you ☺️ 3mo
mhillis @Crazeedi Thanks! It was fun being together in the group!! 3mo
mhillis @BillBlume This book was excellent! I‘d like to read some other books that she has written. 3mo
mhillis @Soubhiville Hope you enjoy reading it too! Looking forward to your review! 3mo
mhillis @wanderinglynn Thank you so much for organizing and cheering everyone on!! 3mo
mhillis @BarbaraJean Thank you ☺️ Go #booknerdherd !! 3mo
llawela 37km!! Awesome 3mo
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