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Winning is Not Quitting

August 2010~ It was VERY hard to weigh myself or to even get motivated this first year of my "stealth visiting" Spark People. It was painful to admit to all my past failures of yo-yo dieting and being up 30 + pounds....again.

October 2011~ Fortunately, something finally clicked for me and I joined in some of the activities and challenges SP offered to help me make weight loss a reality.

January 2014~I lost some ground over the winter. : (
March 2014~Back to ...
August 2010~ It was VERY hard to weigh myself or to even get motivated this first year of my "stealth visiting" Spark People. It was painful to admit to all my past failures of yo-yo dieting and being up 30 + pounds....again.

October 2011~ Fortunately, something finally clicked for me and I joined in some of the activities and challenges SP offered to help me make weight loss a reality.

January 2014~I lost some ground over the winter. : (
March 2014~Back to pre-holiday weight. I know that I will always be a work in progress but I am close and 2014 is my year to make and maintain goal!

No more diets for me. Instead I try to do my best everyday to live a healthy and fit lifestyle. No More beating myself up and NO more quitting.

I have a fantastic, long time SP accountability buddy who gave me one of my favorite sayings: It's time to"STOP THE MADNESS!"

"Fall down 7 times, get up 8" Japanese proverb
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GOCALGAL Had fun boogie boarding yesterday..hope to go again before summe is over :D
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Member Since: 8/11/2010

SparkPoints: 33,868

Fitness Minutes: 51,749

My Goals:
"It's not the mountain we conquer,
But ourselves." unknown

Reach 143 and maintain it.

May 14, 2013 I completed part 1 of a 3 part yoga teacher training program

Complete part 2 yoga training after retirement 2014 to 2015

Continue to sub yoga

Reach out to others to encourage and be encouraged for success.

To get light enough, fit enough and strong enough to play tennis again!

My Program:
Visit SP daily

Plant based diet

Cultivate healthy life style changes like no snacking after 7:00 and tracking

Exercise~Water aerobics, yoga, strength training

Big fan of foam roller



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MSANITAL
8/26/2014 6:34:09 PM

Thank you so much for the goodie.. and the sweet words of encouragement it really made my day.



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ROCKPORT9
8/25/2014 2:06:33 PM

I only saw one team but I was connecting to her book- 100 days to weight loss. I am waiting until we get closer to Fall challenge. I am not even doing Starfish Interim challenge. I just want to get a little rest time. Have a good week! Hugs, Laurel



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
8/22/2014 10:17:09 AM

“Have you started already? Keep it up! Are you getting tired? Don't give up! Did you quit? You can start again! Great accomplishments do not come with big steps; they come with little steps taken in regular installments! Do it and do it again and again!”
-Israelmore Ayivor
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TGIF, Pound-a-thonner! Hope your week has been a good one! Are you ready for a healthy weekend? I'm rooting for you!
Hugs,
Pixie



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
8/18/2014 12:49:21 PM

"Your body is not an enemy to be conquered and wrestled into submission.
Eat well and exercise because you deserve to be strong and healthy.
Self hate is poor motivation.
Be patient and kind to yourself, for that will carry you through discouragement and frustration."
-Go Kaleo
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Happy Monday from the Pound-a-thon challenge...and me! I hope you had a fun and healthy weekend, and that you're ready to rock this week! Put forth your best effort, one day at a time, because you really are worth the effort!
Hugs,
Pixie




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REZNUT
8/14/2014 11:07:29 PM

Thank you for the Orchid SparkGoodie and the encouragement! I really appreciate it, my friend!
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