Fitness Minutes: (204,221)
21,500 12/19/13 10:47 A
No, I stop doing that a couple of year ago. I make small goals and challenges during the year.
Progress may be slow, but it happens! No such thing as last place only finishers.
Fitness Minutes: (3,008)
12/19/13 7:27 A
Yes...to keep doing what I am doing right now: track, walk and take one day at a time to get to my goal!!
"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning but anyone can start today and make a new ending." ~ Maria Robinson
Fitness Minutes: (31,463)
1,912 12/19/13 12:35 A
I make resolutions ....BUT....they have to be fun ones. For example I had always wanted to learn to play the piano so I resolved to take piano lessons. I did and had fun. I don't play well but so what?
I wanted to learn to swing dance, so I took lessons. I'm not that good at it but it's fun.
I've also taken a painting class, a wood carving class and a candy making class.
I think making a resolution to do something fun makes my life more fun. And I never succeeded at the Lose weight, quit smoking type of resolutions.
My New Years resolution is to make No more Resolutions! A Resolution for 12 entire months! makes me feel sad and guilty if I fail a few or several months into the new year. Several short term plans during the year work better for me.
Highest weight-340+ Started Spark-255 lbs Mini goal-200 lbs Goal- around 160 lbs
Fitness Minutes: (2,031)
1,730 12/18/13 11:44 A
More plans than resolutions
Fitness Minutes: (38,428)
12/18/13 11:22 A
I don't do new Year's resolutions but I do set goals for the year. The trouble is I tend to review them at the end of January and then not until December 31st. I know I have achieved some of my goals for 2013 though. They can be about all sorts of thing - getting things done in the house, books to read, places to go, weight to lose - all sorts.
I make New Year's resolutions but hardly ever keep them. Right now, I have a lot of stressful things going on in my life, so I'm not going to be too concerned about resolutions this coming year. I will, however, be happy that the high-calorie-food season is over, so I'll use January as a jumping off point to being healthier.
Keep a sense of humor. Remember, laughing burns calories too!
Laugh until it hurts! It's one of the few things in life that's still free!!
Any effort is better than no effort!
Fitness Minutes: (123,384)
5,092 12/18/13 10:39 A
No, I have a vision board and my goals, dreams, etc are always on there!
I do make New Year's Resolutions, and I'm pretty good at sticking to them.
I suppose that's why I continue to make them - there's lots of areas for improvement with me.
Fitness Minutes: (50,460)
12/18/13 9:48 A
I don't make resolutions, BUT do work very hard to make sure I'm in a strong exercise routine starting late Oct or early Nov. That makes me more determined to get in my workout when the resolution crowd takes over the gym for a few weeks. I'll find an alternative so I can keep working out.
The most handicapped person in the world is a negative thinker; a person who has the skills, abilities, talents and tools, yet chooses not to use them. ~Heather Whitestone
Forget your perfect offering, there is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen
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