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10/8/12 11:07 A

My motivation comes from the recent realization that getting fit doesn't have to be all or nothing....even if I don't have time or energy to work out for a full hour, now I realize it will still help to take a 20 minute walk. On the nutrition side, one slip-up doesn't mean that I should just quit eating healthy, just be better next time. That attitude has helped me be so much more consistent.

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10/8/12 9:43 A

Strong desire to get stronger for most part, followed by desire to look better.

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10/8/12 7:57 A

My family. We push each other to always do our best to stay healthy. That includes exercise and trying to make good food choices.

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10/8/12 7:39 A

My family. I want to be around to enjoy them as long as possible. My dream come true would be to hold my great-great grandbabies...all of them.

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10/8/12 7:26 A

I'm in a unmotivated stage right now. I haven't figured out yet how to get out.

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10/8/12 7:19 A

I've gained a little weight and I am trying to get my momentum back. I must find something now to help.

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10/8/12 7:17 A

A variety of things including: health, age, vanity, money (spent all this money on clothes, LOL0, etc.

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10/8/12 5:11 A

the need to loose weight

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10/8/12 4:38 A

That gorgeous size 6 dress waiting for me in my closet! I'm just 3 sizes away! emoticon

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10/8/12 4:34 A

The Lord, my wife and kids.

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10/8/12 1:42 A

me, and the way I feel every morning when I get out of bedf

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10/8/12 1:27 A

I've 'dropped the ball' and started over so many times and I well know that feeling when you start over...again. This time with a great go at it I won't stop, made way to much progress and even if I just stay where I'm at for a while, I'm not sliding back!

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10/7/12 11:16 P

thankx every1 emoticon
i'm working on my journey a step a time putting my all in-setting myself smaller goals works for me... so far my goal till the end of the month is to lose another 5 kgs hopefully emoticon
will keep reminding myself y am i doing this before pressing "stop" on my workout! thanks for sharing X

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10/7/12 2:37 P

WHEN I am well motivated and for any amount of time, I am invariably maintaining a tight routine for my physical conditioning program.

However, when I get off of my routine, I start slipping on the activities and start back-slidding regarding my nutritional intake and things tend to fall apart rapidly and severely!

Picking myself back-up and getting set back into the saddle takes so much more effort, than it would have to just keep myself seated and plodding along . . .

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10/7/12 2:31 P

I have pictures of me at my goal weight I'd like to be on my page and my kids are also my inspiration, I want to be healthy for them and myself.

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10/7/12 2:28 P

I look at pictures from when I ran a half marathon, and tell myself that if I could do that then, i can certainly stay on top of things now!

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10/7/12 12:36 P

I stay motivated by reminding myself everyday where I want to be and why. I enjoy SP and SparkCoach and the teams I belong to and chat with daily.

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10/7/12 12:33 P

hi emoticon
going through our journey has it's ups and downs... some days we're happy, excited and motivated and others well, seem to pull u down... what is it that keeps you motivated and focused? and how do u pull through when you're feeling low?

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