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Hi, My name is Josie and I am glad you are here!

I joined SparkPeople almost two years ago. Little by little I have made good changes in my lifestyle and they are beginning to add up because I have learned, and continue to learn, to be consistent.

I believe 2015 is going to be a GREAT year for me! I am finally living a mostly healthy lifestyle with good food choices, controlled calories, fitness on ...
YOU ARE WELCOME HERE!
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Hi, My name is Josie and I am glad you are here!

I joined SparkPeople almost two years ago. Little by little I have made good changes in my lifestyle and they are beginning to add up because I have learned, and continue to learn, to be consistent.

I believe 2015 is going to be a GREAT year for me! I am finally living a mostly healthy lifestyle with good food choices, controlled calories, fitness on most days of the week, 4-6 veggies and fruits (almost) daily, low sodium on the vast majority of days, and at least 10 glasses of water on MOST days. Plus, this is the year I will re-establish a good and stable bedtime routine for sound and restful sleep.

This is all just an experiment in which I earn experience points, and when I am finished, I will know how my body works and what it needs to be healthy.

I hope you'll join me in making 2015 the year you see your healthful dreams come true by a determined and committed effort one day at a time.

Never forget that failure is only failure if you quit. Otherwise, failure is just very good information you can use to make better choices and to learn more about your body's reaction to various foods, nutrients, amounts of water intake, exercise routines.


Happy New Year, my friends!
May this be the best year of our lives!!!
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"Break it down:

One step.
One minute.
One mile.
One workout.
One choice.
One bite.
One meal.
One hour.
One day.
One week.
One pound.

As long as you're moving forward, you will eventually reach the top." ~Coach Nicole

Here is the link to her blog...

www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po
st=keep_your_eyes_off_the_prize

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"Your motivation will be as strong as the amount of effort you put into making your own decisions (regardless of what they might be) with conscious awareness. Your motivation will be weak when you consider yourself to be helpless against your own urges, feelings and desires, or a victim of circumstances beyond your control."
-- By Dean Anderson, Behavioral Psychology Expert

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/
motivation_articles.asp?id=630

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Member Since: 3/31/2013

SparkPoints: 18,647

Fitness Minutes: 12,664

My Goals:
short-term goals:

*Lose 1 pound per week

*Consistently lose or maintain weight without gaining any from week to week

*Focus on Nutrition: -Tracking everything
-Planning Meals by the week
-Eating Diabetic Meals
-Eat 6 small meals/day

Focus on Fitness:
-Walk 15 minutes after every meal
-HIIT or Tabata 2-3 times/wk
-ST Upper, Lower, Core weekly
-Stretch after each workout to prevent pain

Focus on Water: Bump up intake from 8 c. per day to 14 c. per day

Glucose Levels: Check on consistent schedule/160-190 2 hrs after eating

long-term goal:

lower A1C to Pre-diabetic number if possible

Lose 48 pounds during 2015 (Dec 31, 2015 deadline)










My Program:
Follow short-term goals every day

Personal Information:
*happily married, with three adult, married children, two grandsons, a granddaughter, and two dogs






Other Information:
I enjoy art of all types, music of many genres, travel, books, interior decorating, redheads, beards, eccentric people, and wabi sabi style. I respect scars.

I also like biking, Qi Gong, HIIT and Tabata style workouts, and Fitness Blender routines.

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CORKYTHEMOM1
3/24/2015 8:28:00 AM

emoticon Josie! I'm back on SP after many months of being without a computer and recovering from my car accident. The SPRING season has arrived! Are you feeling the energy? Are your spirits soaring? Is your body springing for outdoor activities? Get out of the house, release your inner youth and let’s SPRING into action!


emoticon S = Strive to exceed daily with a combined mind, body and soul balance!
emoticon P = Produce a non-food reward system for working hard to achieve healthy results!
emoticon R = Reduce stress! Eat healthy! Drink water! Exercise regularly! Sleep better! Have fun!
emoticon I = Implement an action plan for each goal from start to finish!
emoticon N = Never give up on yourself from turning obstacles into sparktacular success!
emoticon G = Greet life embracing healthy choices, positive changes and individual growth!


~ Monika ~ emoticon



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SHERILEEAZ
3/23/2015 6:57:21 PM

I LOVE your page!!! Roses are my favorite. Gorgeous like you! emoticon



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SWEETNEEY
3/21/2015 10:52:04 AM

thanks for the sparkgoodie. Hope Springs.



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TRANSFORM-ABBY
3/20/2015 10:13:45 AM

Thanks for the Spark! Happy Spring to you.



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SWEETNEEY
3/14/2015 5:15:46 PM

Thanks for the Sparkgoodie. Hope you're feeling better and you had a good visit with your family.l

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