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I Can Say No To Cake

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

That's it. Nothing more.

I can. I did. I will.

You can, too.

Happy 2013!

  
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MISSG180 1/3/2013 7:17AM

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Fitbit One

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Well, I finally splurged on myself and got a Fitbit One. It's pretty motivating! For the past week I've walked past a table we got out for a party that we normally keep In the basement. Today with my fitbit one, I was motivated to add a flight of stairs to my tracker - yay, me! So nice to find these motivating tools! What motivates you?

  
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ARW715 12/16/2012 8:54AM

    Ooh, I want to try one! Keep telling us how you are using it.

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Today

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Today I set six goals for myself. I've spent the last two weeks sort of drifting along without a plan. So today, I set some goals for myself, and you know what? I accomplished them all. Yay, me!

Sometimes it's the smallest accomplishments that fuel our motivation! I hope everyone accomplishes their goals today!

  
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RAPUNZEL53 12/9/2012 8:01PM

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PURPLE180 12/9/2012 7:51PM

    emoticon . I have learned that setting goals works best for me....having something to look as a reminder keeps me accountable to myself. Best wishes. emoticon

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JERZGURL_NAN 12/9/2012 7:46PM

    thanks for the reminder.
Tomorrow morning I will be spending several hours in the hospital waiting room - a perfect time to reflect and plan. Setting some goals will definitely be on my To Do List

thanks again

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Upcoming Challenges

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Instead of being bombarded and overwhelmed by challenges and events that might sidetrack my progress, I decided to make a list of times when I feel most likely to fail. I included things like Thanksgiving dinner, a business lunch, a stressful workday where I didn't pack a lunch and run out of time to choose a healthy restaurant, etc. Next I wrote out a valid plan for each situation like what healthy choices I could make at a family gathering and what healthy snacks can I keep handy in case of emergency. I feel better already now that I have a plan. It has taken some of the stress that I feel when I think about how long and hard this journey will be. Anything in your future that you fear or fret may set you back? Now's the time make a plan instead of looking back and thinking coulda, shoulda, woulda!

Good luck, everyone!

  
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CINDYRINAL 11/16/2012 12:28PM

    Wow! What a great idea. I am going to try this. We go to Callaway Gardens for Thanksgiving and I have the menu, so I will choose my dinner selections before we go.

Thanks for the idea.

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MISSG180 11/16/2012 12:10PM

    That's a great approach to dealing with challenges! Good job!

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WAREAGLEGIRL 11/14/2012 9:34PM

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MIDROAD 11/14/2012 10:52AM

    Love your blog! Wish everyone on SP could read it.

Rock on!

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Happy Halloween

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Thinking about using the old excuse that Halloween only comes once a year? Think again! Trying to tell yourself you can only get Reese's pumpkins for a limited time? What about the Christmas trees and the Easter eggs? Candy corn calling your name and then trying to split? Ha! So many treats are available year round that we forget what it really means to "treat" ourselves.

This Halloween try taking a step back and reminding yourself that those limited time treats will be so much sweeter a year from now closer to your goal weight. Don't sneak treats either! Be accountable for what you do to yourself! Walk with the kids to trick or treat! Throw out the extra candy - pick two to three splurge pieces then get it out of the house!

Better to waste than wear it on your waist! Enjoy the spirit of the holiday, and wake up with no regrets on November 1st.

  
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BAMAJAM 11/1/2012 3:00PM

  You have given great advice! (however, I would cry over candy thrown into trash) There is some skinny guy to give it to. lol
By the way, the Reeses' special seasonal items like the pumpkin, Xmas trees, etc...happen to be made with a different ingredient formula.(Different from the regular Reeses cups) These treats are much more caloric and (bad) for us!---- True!

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CAKAROO 10/31/2012 6:24AM

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