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REBCCA SparkPoints: (315,807)
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12/6/12 6:35 P

Mostly alone or with a dog or two. emoticon

"'Enough' is a feast. Buddhist proverb
WIDARLING SparkPoints: (85,686)
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12/6/12 6:28 P


LINWASH23 SparkPoints: (70,972)
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12/6/12 6:19 P


Each day is a great new start for whatever you need it to be. Embrace each day.
"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV

THROOPER62 Posts: 22,695
12/6/12 6:14 P

Online Now  • ))
Alone, I can get more done

NJAQUAHOLIC SparkPoints: (675)
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12/6/12 5:45 P with one grown daughter and a granddaughter and two college kids (which I LOVE LOVE LOVE don't get me wrong) and with being a full time nanny for two little ones ALONE! I need the solitude during that time.

I am not lucky, I am blessed and I do not believe in coincidences, I believe in God - Jen
12/6/12 3:58 P

Both. During the week usually alone. On weekend usually with the fam.

NIDLENA SparkPoints: (17,427)
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12/6/12 3:43 P

usually alone, and sometimes with my husband

LALA_1012 Posts: 1,364
12/6/12 3:16 P

Alone, I need a buddy

SKINNYMISSKASEY SparkPoints: (114,114)
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12/6/12 2:55 P

Walk with my mom, but do the gym alone.

CRYSTALDANCER SparkPoints: (82,111)
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12/6/12 2:50 P


CAT-IN-CJ SparkPoints: (111,105)
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12/6/12 1:53 P

well, my dog watches, if that counts.


On my way . . . Phase II, the next 10 pounds!
ILMEL1957 Posts: 2,490
12/6/12 1:51 P

I always exercise alone to an exercise dvd. If I walk outside, my 33 year old daughter is my walking partner. We have the best mom/daughter conversations during those times.


OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (121,264)
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12/6/12 1:40 P

I have a running partner that I've run with for about 3 years (she's currently recovering from surgery). We usually run once or twice a week.

I always ask DH to go with me to the gym or the park. He usually doesn't go, but I do.

I've walked with a co-worker in the past, and she wants to start back. Anytime she's ready, I'll be there. But I'll still exercise on my own.

it is better to have somebody else to hold you accountable. Unfortunately it seems I'M that person for the people I know!

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
JENNN77 SparkPoints: (107,331)
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12/6/12 12:48 P

I like the social aspect of walking with a friend, but have found I move faster with just my dog. However, while my sister was visiting, she tried one of my workout dvds and I found I pushed myself harder while she was working out with me. So I think it depends on the workout and your goals for the workout.

NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
12/6/12 12:10 P


LULUCALLY SparkPoints: (17,693)
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12/6/12 11:43 A

My two dogs are my buddies. I am trying to get my husband to join us.

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You're never too old to do goofy stuff.
-Ward Cleaver ("Leave It to Beaver")
12/6/12 11:37 A

My daughter is my exercise buddy. I'm trying to get her to move more.

LACIEKAY SparkPoints: (7,142)
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12/6/12 10:52 A

WISH i could find an exercise buddy! i've had two but both were not serious about weight loss. our jogs turned into walking and talking for an hour.
i just accept that it's lonely at the top. emoticon lol

"Discontent is the source of all trouble,
but also of all progress, in individuals and nations."
Berthold Auerbach
"Half of the failures in life come from pulling one's horse when he is leaping."
Thomas Hood
12/6/12 10:50 A

I walk alone emoticon

TOMWAMP SparkPoints: (35,627)
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12/6/12 10:19 A

alone most of the time

Giving God the glory each day for the all the bounty in my life

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NEWMEETERNITY SparkPoints: (2,507)
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12/6/12 10:18 A


SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 10,278
12/6/12 9:27 A

mostly alone with my music .

TINYC887 SparkPoints: (174,551)
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12/6/12 9:25 A


TIG123GER SparkPoints: (76,906)
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12/6/12 9:13 A

Mostly alone but with hubby on the weekends. Would rather work out with someone than alone.

Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.
DLDROST Posts: 8,082
12/6/12 8:31 A


KKKAREN Posts: 12,223
12/6/12 8:31 A

I have a walking buddy that used to be with me everytime. He has started to back off and now walks about 3-4 days a week.

RHONDA-MULKEY SparkPoints: (3,115)
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12/6/12 7:57 A

Better with a buddy!

DARJR50 SparkPoints: (85,379)
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12/6/12 6:54 A

I usually go to the gym with my nephew

TRYINGTOLOSE64 Posts: 74,453
12/6/12 6:48 A


ALLENJOSEPH SparkPoints: (130,026)
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12/5/12 11:14 P

I do walkaerobics (alone) with DVDs of Leslie Sansone. I also ride my stationary bike (alone). emoticon emoticon

Nothing Is Impossible with God.
Each Day Is A New Beginning.
When You Draw Close To God, God Will Draw Close To You.

Spark People Team Leader, GLITTERGIRL, from Team, "I Can't Do This On My Own", helped me reach my goal in 2012. I was able to maintain my weight for several months, but now I have to get serious again as much of my hard work I let go of, putting my focus on another issue. I will keep on, until I get back to my goal.
FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
12/5/12 11:10 P

with my wonderful husband of course

Starting to like the new me!
Waiting for my garden to come to life!
LEANIE64 SparkPoints: (34,541)
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12/5/12 11:06 P


PCASEY7 Posts: 2,887
12/5/12 10:39 P


ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (141,767)
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12/5/12 9:21 P

Alone, no waiting for anyone else to "get ready", that wastes time.

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
12/5/12 9:21 P

I like walking alone to get a better workout. I am also more consistant than trying to depend on others.

ADIOSALL Posts: 5,197
12/5/12 9:19 P

Alone. I like walking at a fast pace, whereas my husband just strolls. emoticon

MLAN613 SparkPoints: (213,920)
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12/5/12 8:19 P

I prefer running alone. I do participate in some group classes.

HOLLYM48 SparkPoints: (196,552)
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12/5/12 6:14 P


I can do it!!
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SWEETCEZ SparkPoints: (0)
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12/5/12 6:04 P

I walk with my pit everyday=)

The way to a happy life is believing that anything is possible.

The secret to being beautiful is thinking beautiful.

Key to a great life: Everything in moderation.

ANNIE1114 SparkPoints: (100,100)
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12/5/12 6:00 P

I do both, but time goes by faster when I exercise with a buddy.

KNUCKLES145 Posts: 14,443
12/5/12 5:50 P

I do better with a buddy

"It's not so much commitment as it is surrender."
F A I L - First Attempt In Learning.


GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
12/5/12 5:44 P

I get on the recumbant bike and pedal on my own. It doesn't matter to me who is in the room. If I feel it's time to get on the bike, it's time to get on the bike.

MamiSheli53 is my MOM!!!

Abi~Rochester, NY

Aim for progress...NOT perfection.

Starting weight July 2012: 310
(dates of accomplishment for the following to come)
GW1: 280 passed 2/8/13-278!
GW2: 250
GW3: 220
GW4: 200
GW5: 175

I can do ALLLLLL things through Christ who strengthens me.

"It's a long, hard climb-but I'm gonna get there."

"If you stay focused on the past, you will never be able to see what lies ahead."
HEYITSJUDED SparkPoints: (56,453)
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12/5/12 5:30 P

I go to the track with my hubby, sometimes we walk together and sometimes I run while he walks.


My favorite quote by Jillian Michaels
IRISH421 SparkPoints: (14,692)
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12/5/12 5:28 P

I like walking on my treadmill and catching up on my TV shows or walking with my dog

Weight loss is a day at a time process
STILLHERE1111 SparkPoints: (5,744)
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12/5/12 5:17 P

I like to walk with a friend because I like to talk, but have found as far as meeting my exercise goals I do better alone. I go at a faster pace and I do enjoy my music. Right now I am doing both.

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Today is the day I succeed.
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