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TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/8/12 7:25 P

11/11

1. Calories - over
2. Glasses of Water - 10
3. Minutes of exercise - 41
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - veg day

Edited by: TIGTAZ325 at: 11/11/2012 (19:25)
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11/8/12 6:14 P

11/8 -

1. Calories - Not done - but over my planned at this point in the day due to a bagel craving.
2. Water - 4 glasses so far- need to step it up!
3. Exercise - 25 mins so far - will do more later
4. Motivation - Want to conquer my recent unending appetite and start fully food tracking again by end of month. Can not keep letting myself up, instead of down.
5. Delight - Got to give my student intern a great performance review and raise today - his humble appreciation was inspiring! So often people just assume they are worth so much more and don't appreciate it - it was awesome to see his true apprecation!


AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/8/12 5:57 P

11/8 -

1. Calories - within range
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 0 mins (rest day)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - busy day, but productive. Looking forward to (hopefully) a good weigh in tomorrow!


Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/8/2012 (18:44)
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11/8/12 8:33 A

11/8:

1. Calories: 1480
2. Water: not enough
3. Exercise: 0 :( should have exercised this a.m.
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight through the holidays
5. Delight: saw two young deer while driving to work

Edited by: CASSIECAT at: 11/8/2012 (21:23)
NETTI42 SparkPoints: (12,163)
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Posts: 333
11/8/12 2:09 A

11/7

1. calories 1503

2. water 8 cups

3. exercise none today emoticon

4. motivation to be healthier

5. delight talking to my daughter for a half hour today

JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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11/8/12 12:18 A

11/7:
Calories: 1690 (in range)
Water: 8+
Exercise: 82 min (core ST, elliptical, .85 m walk)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: had a tough day, but was able to get some down time at home and talk to a good friend

Edited by: JEP923 at: 11/8/2012 (08:48)
MAZDAWD50 Posts: 237
11/7/12 10:51 P

11/7

1. Calories - 1253
2. Water - 8
3. Exercise - 20 min
4. Motivation - Fitting comfortably into a pair of sweats that are too tight
5. Delight - felt good today for no special reason

TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/7/12 7:16 P

11/7

1. Calories - 1,392
2. Glasses of Water - 10
3. Minutes of exercise - 18
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - caught up with friends

AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/7/12 12:52 P

11/7 -

1. Calories - within range
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 90 mins (4 mi trail run & 2 mi hike/walk)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - nice weather for my run

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/7/2012 (19:23)
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11/7/12 8:46 A

11/7:

1. Calories: not tracking today
2. Water: 4-5
3. Exercise: 0
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight through the holidays
5. Delight: a friend bought me coffee

Edited by: CASSIECAT at: 11/8/2012 (08:32)
MAZDAWD50 Posts: 237
11/6/12 10:58 P

11/6

1. Calories - 1269
2. Water - 8
3. Exercise - 15 min
4. Motivation - Fitting comfortably into a pair of sweats that are too tight
5. Delight - Work went well

CASSIECAT SparkPoints: (123,300)
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11/6/12 10:45 P

Welcome to all who are joining! The more the merrier :)
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JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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11/6/12 10:37 P

11/6:
Calories: 1949 (in range, but more calories from beer than I would have liked...)
Water: 8
Exercise: 62 min (morning: 16 min cardio, walking: 2.4 m)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: quality time with a good friend (that was when I was drinking the beer, so I can't say I regret it that much...)

AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/6/12 4:37 P

Nope, definately not too late to join in . . .
emoticon to everyone & good luck reaching your goals this month! emoticon

JOYOFTHEMORNING Posts: 132
11/6/12 4:25 P

Hope it's not too late to join in :)

11/6

1. Calories - 1079 (thinking my 1200-1550 goal might me a little low)
2. Water - 2
3. Exercise -
4. Motivation - Just had my 1st weigh in for the Biggest Loser challenge I joined.
5. Delight - Inspired by the image of the person I envision I could be at the end of this challenge. And, I voted today! 1 person can make a difference! emoticon

NETTI42 SparkPoints: (12,163)
Fitness Minutes: (681)
Posts: 333
11/6/12 4:12 P

11/5

1. Calories - 1567
2.
Water - 8
3.
Exercise - 20 min walk
4.
Motivation - To lose 5 lbs. by the 30th
5.
Delight - Watching the kids play



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ATLANTABELLE Posts: 590
11/6/12 2:24 P

11/6

1. Calories-
2. Glasses of Water-
3. Minutes of exercise-
4. Motivation (same one daily)- To get a1c below 7.
5. Delight (something that made you smile today)- Having lunch and being able to spend some 1 on 1 time with my son today:)


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11/6/12 10:24 A

11/6:

1. Calories: 1440
2. Water: 5-6
3. Exercise: 30
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight through the holidays
5. Delight: beautiful view and good company at lunch

Edited by: CASSIECAT at: 11/7/2012 (08:46)
AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/6/12 9:37 A

11/6 -

1. Calories - within range
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 100 mins (ST & 2 mi walk)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - dinner with my family

Don't forget to vote today if you haven't already! emoticon

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/6/2012 (19:07)
JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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Posts: 565
11/6/12 12:03 A

11/5:
Calories: 1717 (in range)
Water: 8
Exercise: 92 min (morning: 40 min ST, evening: 35 min elliptical, walking: .85 m)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: helping a co-worker with a case

MAZDAWD50 Posts: 237
11/5/12 9:39 P

11/5

1. Calories - 1616
2. Water - 5
3. Exercise - 15 min
4. Motivation - Fitting comfortably into a pair of sweats that are too tight
5. Delight - Saw a beautiful sunset from my office window

TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/5/12 7:25 P

11/6

1. Calories - 1,455
2. Glasses of Water - 10
3. Minutes of exercise - 31
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - went to the movies today to see Flight

Edited by: TIGTAZ325 at: 11/6/2012 (19:20)
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11/5/12 3:29 P

11/5 -

1. Calories - Not done - but not doing great at tracking yet - coming back to spark in phases :)
2. Water - 4 glasses so far
3. Exercise - 25 so far today
4. Motivation - Want to get back to havign all 7 days on my step counter show over 10,000 steps - hasn't happened in a LONG time
5. Delight - My Aussie wagging her stub when we set out for a walk!



AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/5/12 9:35 A

11/5 -

1. Calories - within range
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 125 mins (ST & 1.5 mi walk)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - nice weather

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/5/2012 (19:26)
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11/5/12 9:23 A

Have a great week! Stay strong and focused on your goals. :)

11/5:

1. Calories: 1230
2. Water: 8-9
3. Exercise: 30
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight through the holidays
5. Delight: cute birds at work

Edited by: CASSIECAT at: 11/5/2012 (22:17)
JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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Posts: 565
11/4/12 11:45 P

11/4:
Calories: 1612 (in range)
Water: 8+
Exercise: 72 min (morning: 47 min cardio dancing, evening: 25 min yoga + ST)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: finding some pants I haven't been able to wear since 2006 that I thought would not possibly fit but do! (They are all work pants, though, so my motivation still stands, but for a pair of jeans)

MAZDAWD50 Posts: 237
11/4/12 9:37 P

I am coming a little late to the party but hoping I can still join the fun! Still tallying for the day so will be back later to 'fess up!!!

11/4

1. Calories - 1027
2. Water - 3
3. Exercise - 10 min
4. Motivation - Fitting comfortably into a pair of sweats that are too tight
5. Delight - Spending time with my boys.

Edited by: MAZDAWD50 at: 11/4/2012 (22:46)
NETTI42 SparkPoints: (12,163)
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Posts: 333
11/4/12 8:30 P

11/4

1. Calories - 1602
2. Water - 8 cups
3. Exercise - 30 min Yoga
4. Motivation - I want to get into the habit of doing some exercise at least 3 - 4 times a week
5. Delight - spending time with my grandson.

Edited by: NETTI42 at: 11/6/2012 (15:57)
AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/4/12 4:00 P

11/4 -

1. Calories - over
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 0 mins (rest day)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - time with my family today

I think that I will start a blog to help track my goals this month.


Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/5/2012 (09:34)
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11/4/12 10:42 A

11/4:

1. Calories: 1305
2. Water: 4-5
3. Exercise: 30
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight through the holidays
5. Delight: day with no agenda

Edited by: CASSIECAT at: 11/5/2012 (09:22)
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11/4/12 9:22 A

11/3:

1. Calories: 1108
2. Water: 8
3. Exercise: 40
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight
5. Delight: dinner and movie with my husband

JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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Posts: 565
11/4/12 1:54 A

11/3:
Calories: 1677 (in range)
Water: 8+
Exercise: 62 min (morning: 30 min cardio, walking: 1.6 m)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: having some down time

TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/3/12 9:01 P

11/4

1. Calories - went over again...by about 50 calories
2. Glasses of Water - 10
3. Minutes of exercise - 55
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - just a relaxing chill kind of day

Edited by: TIGTAZ325 at: 11/4/2012 (18:22)
AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/3/12 4:52 P

11/3 -

1. Calories - not tracking
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 110 mins (trail run & hike)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - date night with hubby

emoticon to all the new people!

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/3/2012 (16:56)
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11/3/12 9:49 A

Welcome, everyone! Have a great weekend, and keep your goals in mind!
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11/3/12 9:25 A

11/2:

1. Calories: didn't track
2. Water: 8
3. Exercise: 30
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight
5. Delight: watching the birds out my window

NETTI42 SparkPoints: (12,163)
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Posts: 333
11/3/12 2:22 A

I am going to try this too!

1. Calories - 1386
2. Water - 8 glasses
3. Exercise - none today emoticon
4. Motivation - I want to get under 235 before Nov 30, 2012
5. Delight - I helped out a friend that was out of food and had 4 kids to feed.

JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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Posts: 565
11/2/12 11:28 P

11/2:
Calories: 1689 (in range)
Water: 8+
Exercise: 50 min (morning: 30 min cardio dancing, walking: 1 m)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: being done with work this week!

TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/2/12 9:29 P

11/2

1. Calories - 1300ish - - not truly sure on calories, went out to dinner
2. Glasses of Water - 12
3. Minutes of exercise - 93
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - visiting with my cousin out from CA

AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/2/12 3:21 P

11/2 -

1. Calories - not tracking
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 0 mins (rest day)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - scale down 1.2 pounds this morning at my weekly weigh in! emoticon

emoticon mkboele &nappygirl!
Welcome back tigtaz325! emoticon

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11/2/12 8:43 A

11/1:

1. Calories: 1550
2. Water: 8
3. Exercise: 30
4. Motivation: maintain goal weight
5. Delight: crisp, cool weather

CASSIECAT SparkPoints: (123,300)
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11/1/12 10:10 P

It's great to see everyone joining! Together we can meet our goals!
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DENNYCAT Posts: 4
11/1/12 10:07 P


Calories - I didn't even track
Water -4 cups so far at 10pm
Exercise - none
Motivation - Getting rid of my very round belly
Delight - Having a nap with my husband, and limping around with him as we completed out errands. :)

MKBOELE SparkPoints: (60,838)
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11/1/12 9:53 P

I'm in too!

Calories - not done for today
Water - not done
Exercise - 30 on Elliptical, 35 fast walk - hopefully more on exercise bike
Motivation - seeing I've gained 20 lbs back on the scale this morning
Delight - my little kitten chewing on my son's ear this morning :)

TIGTAZ325 Posts: 2,706
11/1/12 7:24 P

11/1

1. Calories - didn't track well today
2. Glasses of Water - 10
3. Minutes of exercise - 35
4. Motivation (same one daily) - focused on goal weight for 1/1/13
5. Delight (something that made you smile today) - talking with my aunt

AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/1/12 6:52 P

Welcome back Jep923! emoticon
Welcome Bierma! emoticon

So glad that you're doing this again Cassie! emoticon

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/1/2012 (18:53)
BIERMA Posts: 836
11/1/12 6:34 P

11/1
calories=so far (5:30) 547
water=5
exercise=9 min video
motivation=seeing yearly picture at school...looks so much better!
delight=talking to our son this morning, God's mercies are new to me every morning, listening to the Truth Project at school.

JEP923 SparkPoints: (21,377)
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11/1/12 6:15 P

I'm in too!

11/1:
Calories: 1509
Water: 8
Exercise: 73 min (morning: 8 min cardio, evening: 45 min hip/thigh ST + yoga, walking: 1 m)
Motivation: losing another inch off my waist so I can buy a new pair of pants
Delight: knowing the weekend is almost here!

Edited by: JEP923 at: 11/1/2012 (23:59)
AZMOM1 Posts: 52,884
11/1/12 4:42 P

I'm in for November!

11/1 -

1. Calories - within range
2. Water - 10 glasses
3. Exercise - 80 mins (ST & 1 mi. walk)
4. Motivation - I have two goals for the month. 1) 3 to 4 days of exercise per week. 2) stay within calorie range at least 5 days per week.
5. Delight - New month! Fresh start! emoticon

We can do this! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: AZMOM1 at: 11/1/2012 (20:23)
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11/1/12 9:28 A

This is a daily check-in thread for support and encouragement, as well as daily accountability for yourself. Each day, you check in to post an update and to encourage the others in the group.

1. Calories
2. Glasses of Water
3. Minutes of exercise
4. Motivation (same one daily)
5. Delight (something that made you smile today)

Here's an example:

9/1:

1. Calories: 1342
2. Water: 8
3. Exercise: 35
4. Motivation: beach camp-out starting the 17th of this month
5. Delight: Watching The Hunger Games at home with my family

So, who else would like to join in? It's a good way to give and receive support as well as an extra spot for some daily accountability! Each Friday we check in with our successes for the week (big, small and everything in between!).

This is also a great time to have a little extra accountability and support, as we head into the holiday season.

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