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BRIGHTEYES1021 SparkPoints: (0)
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4/14/11 8:41 P

Great job. I am trying to be consistent in staying active too. This site is helping me tremendously.

UNIDENT Posts: 33,498
4/14/11 3:21 P

Good idea. Also, weight is a goal that we can't actually control that easily. It's dependent on so many other factors that even people who do "all the right things" can fail to be rewarded with a drop on the scale sometimes.

So it can be quite debilitating to use your actual weight as your goal.

I recommend people choose action goals instead - ones based on factors they actually can control. Such as "exercise 30 mins every day" or "stay in calorie range 6/7 days every week".

Deb, in New Zealand
TACDGB Posts: 6,136
4/14/11 2:13 P

yea 4 u... You should be so PROUD of what you have done so far. WOW! Keep up the GREAT work..

Terri
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4/14/11 12:10 P

I have hit the 102 mile mark in my walking miles today since starting 1/17/11, a little less than 3 months ago, however still have not reached my goal of loosing 7 lbs. (My goal is a minimum of 10 mi. weekly) I estimate I am loosing approximately an average of 1 lb. a month. My only benefit so far is that I love the outdoors, love peanut butter, and hope I will have a lower cholesterol count on my next physician's visit. It helps to have more than 1 goal so that you are not totally discouraged if 1 goal is not met.

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Mark Twain
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