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Just for today

Just for today, I'm going to make healthy choices in my life. I'll worry about tomorrow when it becomes today. I can do ANYTHING "just for today." I believe that my history is NOT my destiny. At any given moment I have the power to say this it not how the story is going to end.

I reached my Spark goal in 2011, losing 75 lb. via good nutrition, cardio & strength. My goal for 2014 is to be joyful and live life to the fullest!
Just for today, I'm going to make healthy choices in my life. I'll worry about tomorrow when it becomes today. I can do ANYTHING "just for today." I believe that my history is NOT my destiny. At any given moment I have the power to say this it not how the story is going to end.

I reached my Spark goal in 2011, losing 75 lb. via good nutrition, cardio & strength. My goal for 2014 is to be joyful and live life to the fullest!




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Member Since: 1/8/2011

SparkPoints: 56,190

Fitness Minutes: 43,111

My Goals:
SHORT TERM GOALS:
Become a grandmother - January 2014.

MID-RANGE GOALS:
Do a weekend backpacking trip in May and June with DH.

LONG-RANGE GOALS:
Visit Spark friends TERESA159, JECKIE, and CRAZYDOGLADYBO in 2014.

My Program:
1) Use nutrition tracker daily, adding fiber tracking, and stay within recommended goals for maintenance.

2) Minimum of 30 cardio minutes, six days/wk

3) Strength training for a minimum 30 min. 2x/wk

4) Use my Spark friend network to support my goals.

5) Maintain my weight at plus/minus 5 pounds of goal.


Personal Information:
I'm a married New Englander living in Maryland who telecommutes full-time.

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"Our history is not our destiny."

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CORKYTHEMOM1
7/6/2014 7:43:16 PM

emoticon Mimi for your prayers and support in my healing from the accident. It's wonderful to have special friends such as you! I'm so proud of you for making daily healthy choices and permanent lifestyle changes, resulting in fulfilling positive results! I'm giving you a STANDING OVATION for the goals you have achieved and the progress you continue to make! You are:


emoticon * S * P * A * R * K * T * A * C * U * L * A * R * emoticon


S = Set goals! Develop plans! Take action! Make progress! See results!
P = Promote regular medical checkups to achieve optimum health!
A = Approach each goal with optimism, dedication and completion!
R = Reduce stress! Eat healthy! Drink water! Exercise regularly! Sleep better! Have fun!
K = Keep track of nutrition intakes, fitness minutes, weigh-ins and body measurements!
T = Trust your choices, decisions and actions in all that you do!
A = Add variety to nutrition plan, fitness activities and personal well-being goals!
C = Create a non-food reward system for working hard to achieve healthy results!
U = Utilize behavior modification to break bad habits and challenge yourself to change!
L = Live life embracing healthy choices, positive changes and individual growth!
A = Assemble a support system to help one another stay on track!
R = Record emotions, setbacks, adjustments, progress and achievements in a journal!


~ Monika ~ emoticon emoticon emoticon



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7/4/2014 5:29:29 PM

Happy 4th!!

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7/3/2014 12:50:05 PM

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7/2/2014 8:57:31 PM

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6/27/2014 8:50:51 PM

HUGS to you, fellow maintainer! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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