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What you think, you become

Cultivate optimism and let it drive you forward.

Health is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.

We can't control the waves, but we can learn to surf

Turn a setback into a comeback

Success requires backbone, not wishbone


Cultivate optimism and let it drive you forward.

Health is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.

We can't control the waves, but we can learn to surf

Turn a setback into a comeback

Success requires backbone, not wishbone




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Member Since: 1/2/2008

SparkPoints: 18,081

Fitness Minutes: 16,032

My Goals:
Have a joyous heart.






My Program:
Moderation:

* track my calorie intake and expenditure
* when possible, exercise outside in the sunshine and fresh air
* choose foods that are minimally processed and sweetened
* drink 64-80 ounces of water per day
* get 8 hours of sleep each night
* love myself by practicing acceptance and gratitude
* give to others freely



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Resources/Books/Websites - please feel free to send me suggestions about your favorites!

Mindless Eating - Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink: interesting research on portion control, visual clues and cultural influence on what and how much we eat

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan: accessible writing on the sources of our food, organics farming methods and the unfortunate prevalence of processed corn in our diets. "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

The End of Over Eating by David Kessler: describes how people, places and environment influence our eating habits. Also delves into the mysteries of food science and marketing and their influence our preferences for taste and quantity.

The Eat Clean Diet - Tosca Reno: taken at face value - not to the extreme - good basic principles on "eating clean"


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"What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are." - Tony Robbins


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SPARKED2BFIT
11/10/2014 7:48:24 AM

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emoticon You are beautiful for the way that you think.
emoticon You are beautiful for the sparkle in your eyes when you talk about something you love.
emoticon You are beautiful for the ability to make others smile, even when you are sad.

emoticon You are beautiful deep down to your soul. Hello beautiful!

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PAPA175
9/29/2014 1:06:02 PM

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. -John Wooden



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SPARKED2BFIT
9/28/2014 10:45:32 AM

CONGRATS on making through the first week on the 5% fall challenge!! keep up the great work and here's to a successful week for all the STARS... cheers!!

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SHARON10002
9/21/2014 10:49:38 PM

Are you ready for Fall? Begin by setting your Fall goals! Set each goal to become a healthier you! Turn goals into plans! Plans into actions! Actions into achievements! Achievements into results! TOGETHER, let‘s turn our SEPTEMBER goals into a "Sparktacular Success"! Sending lots of support and hugs to you. Let's cheer each other onward to make this a Sparktacular Fall!

emoticon S = Strive to achieve a combined mind, body, and soul balance each day!
emoticon E = Exhibit a Do-It-Now attitude, honoring 100% commitment!
emoticon P = Practice healthy nutrition and some fun fitness activities today!
emoticon T = Transform your roadblocks into comebacks!
emoticon E = Expect results today through positive affirmations, choices, and actions!
emoticon M = Maintain a healthy lifestyle that will stay with you and keep you going!
emoticon B = Bring out the very best in you and your abilities!
emoticon E = Energize yourself in whatever makes you happy!
emoticon R = Remember that you are indeed “Sparktacular” in every way!



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KIWIANN
9/12/2014 5:35:32 PM

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Welcome to the SHOOTING STARS!!! We are so happy to have you with us for the Fall Challenge!! The STARS will be SHINING this FALL!!
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