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October 28: Day 54 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Friday, October 28, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did 20 minutes of fitness today.

Today's Highlights
Today was a pretty quiet day. I guess my fitness highlight today was a short practical fitness moment where I was late for a meeting so sprinted from the car to the restaurant and then did my SparkPeople stress ball during the meeting (didn't count these towards my minutes, but still fun :)).

Hope everyone has a good weekend!

Member Highlight

Here's a fun note today from an excited member:

thisismytime123 has just submitted a new topic.

Title: Me.....at a Healthy Weight...Really!?!?!

Message: Today I officially weighed 149 pounds, putting my BMI in the healthy weight zone!!!!! I can''t beleive, its been a long 11 months, but I have finally made it this far. I am officially down 56 pounds and I am looking to loose another 19.....I can''t wait to see what my future holds!!

www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/m
essageboard.asp?imboard=33&imparent=25
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I hope you had a great day! Did you get at least 10 minutes of fitness? What's your highlight?

SparkCheers!
Chris (SparkGuy)
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TCHRISTMAS 11/1/2011 9:10AM

 

Congrats to you who said;;;;I officially weighed 149 pounds, putting my BMI in the healthy///// Hurray

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LORTHOM2001 10/30/2011 1:24PM

    cool post! motivating

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XKATZX 10/29/2011 8:44PM

    thank you for the daily continued encouragement! emoticon

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MEXGAL1 10/29/2011 3:46PM

    yes, got over 10 minutes walking the dogs their 3.5 miles up and down the cobblestone streets of Ajijic.

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GRACEISENUF 10/29/2011 11:33AM

    Got mine in too!
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PAMBWS 10/29/2011 10:37AM

    Stress balls are important.

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GEEWHIZ2388 10/29/2011 8:14AM

    Weigh to Go!! emoticon

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GOANNA2 10/29/2011 6:19AM

    Congrats on the weight loss. I did 20 minutes today too. emoticon

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MNOT2THICK 10/28/2011 11:52PM

    I did my 20 minutes

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CGARR442 10/28/2011 10:22PM

    40 minutes of walking today. Plus a few hours of walking at the mall.

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RBUCKLEY2 10/28/2011 10:06PM

    How do I join this challenge & how long will it go?

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October 27: Day 53 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did 25 minutes of fitness today.

Today's Highlights
Today's highlight was just getting outside after our regular quarterly SparkPeople Board meeting. Board meetings are somewhat stressful anytime when you are the Chairman of the Board and part of the management team because you have to put together a bunch of information and be on your toes presenting the information and answering questions. After the meeting finished I headed outside for some mini-trampoline and stretching. One fun part of the meeting today was discussing a super-secret project we're working on. I can't wait to launch this one in a few months or so! (Sorry to tease about this, but I've learned that I can't share competitively sensitive information. We did that at my first company and eBay watched us and said they tried to implement any of our good ideas on their site before we were able to launch them on our site. At least I have a great story about that now since they ended up buying us :)).


Member Highlight

Here's a fun SparkMail I received today that the member said I could share on my blog love hearing that her doctor knew about SparkPeople!

To: SPARKGUY
From: MICHELE142
Date: 10/26/2011 - 11:40 AM
Subject: THANKS FOR THE DIABETES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Message: I would like to thank you and all the Staff for putting together The Spark, both the book and Website.
I came aboard Spark in March of this year, mainly because I was discouraged with my endocrinologist after six years. I went talking with my Primary physician, and got better support, questions and information of Spark. as she had heard of the website.

Prior to going back to her for Diabetes I was on the same two Insulins and 6 - 7 shots a day. I was determined this was going to change as I felt I was getting to much Insulin, knowing the body's Demands change with weight loss and activity of any kind. Tuesday I went for my second follow-up visit for Diabetes with her. Much to my surprise she told me she had a reward for me as well as a challenge.

From my lad. reports and weight loss she was happy with the work I was doing with Spark She had just read the article on Nicole Nichols in a previous News Paper. She and her family showed interest in Spark. So we talked for a while about the website and what was available.
I think I got her hooked !

My reward: no more seven shots a day or 2 Insulins day. Now just I type of Insulin and 2 shots a day. Same carb. range Blood Pressure is fine, breathing is fine and most of all I am more active. Yep, she is happy and I am happy. COULD not have done it without Spark and the help of the coaches and Everyone on the Teams I am with. I Insulin gone I would have been happy but two.....Celebration is in order. I have one month to do even better on this new Plan and you know what I CAN and I WILL

Thanks so much for your Support...............Micheke142.

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LYNETTEMOM 10/31/2011 2:01AM

    always look forward to finding new stuff on/from Spark

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GOANNA2 10/28/2011 5:17PM

    Can't wait for the surprise.

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B00KWRM 10/28/2011 4:31PM

  Very motivating blog entry - I also like the idea of the mini-trampoline work-out after a meeting. emoticon good example of how we can always find some time to exercise. So happy for Micheke1 that she has been able to reduce her insulin dependence as well. emoticon

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PATTISTAMPS 10/28/2011 1:01PM

    I didn't get to the gym today, but after I hit "post comment" I WILL go do some exercise. You - and your member-blogger - have inspired me again!! Thanks, Chris!

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MEXGAL1 10/28/2011 10:31AM

    I will walk my dogs on the cobblestone streets here in Mexico for about an hour. That will be my exercise for today.

Looking forward to the additions to sparks.

I love Sparks.


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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 10/28/2011 9:36AM

    Oh, how EXCITING! Can't wait for the launch! I'll be watching for it! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LOPEYP 10/28/2011 7:00AM

    Great news from Michele. Exercise and good eating can help/cure many health issues.

80 minutes of Wii Walk it Out today.

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JAZZEJR 10/28/2011 12:58AM

    Will look for that surprise launch! Both my doctor and the nurse that does the Wellness check-ups at my job know about SparkPeople. I wrote in my blog yesterday about the great health numbers I just received after only Sparking since August. Whenever I get a compliment, I give this site the praise!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/27/2011 11:45PM

    Cool, can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve. emoticon

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VICIOUS421 10/27/2011 11:07PM

    Looking forward to the new launch!!!!! Love where you can click you like someone's status on their page!!!!!!!
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POETLKNG2LOSE 10/27/2011 11:03PM

    Glad you had a chance to get outside afterwards. Your plan D has helped my daughter too. Even her new endocrinologist is happy with her weight loss and exercise. So glad for Michele.

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 10/27/2011 10:44PM

    I am so happy for Michelle, I try to share the benefits of Spark D as much as possible. Got my 10 hiking with my daughter for 60 minutes. Highlight of my day was Seeing my parents, grateful to have them both.

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JULIA1154 10/27/2011 10:44PM

  I've told several people in the health care field about SP - one wanted to know how I was so certain of how much iron I was consuming and was VERY impressed when I told her about the nutrition tracker. I suspect she'll be reviewing it and suggesting it to her patients.

I LOVE the idea of working out on the mini-trampoline after a board meeting. I'm smiling just thinking about it. Maybe next time you'll want to incorporate some Tai Chi into the agenda, Chris?

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CALIDREAMER76 10/27/2011 10:41PM

    What a lovely story to share!
Did 25 min. walking video this AM before school and maintained my Strength streak - 432.

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BETHHONEY 10/27/2011 10:26PM

    I'm not able to work out today, because of health issues, but I would have liked to.

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CGARR442 10/27/2011 9:03PM

    I have told my doctors about this wonderful site also. One even wrote the name down so she could pass it along to her other patients.

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GRACEISENUF 10/27/2011 9:03PM

    Great report from Michele!

Many health problems can and have been reversed thanks to SPARK PEOPLE!

Way to go on your 25 minutes Chris. I cycled again today and plan to take an evening walk.

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ONLYTEMPORARY 10/27/2011 8:24PM

    Awesome news! I know many people with diabetes and tell them about this program emoticon emoticon

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October 24: Day 50 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did only 10 minutes of fitness today on day 50 of the streak. (this is from yesterday, I forgot to post this last night!)

Today's Highlights
Today's fitness highlight was a really fun one. Even though I only did 10 minutes, they were such enjoyable fitness minutes! I did sprints with my two boys in the backyard. They really love sprinting around the yard and having fun.

Today's other highlight was doing a SparkPeople presentation at a large company. This was for an event put on by a SparkPeople member who works at a great catering company that is proud to serve healthy meals to clients. They even prepared dishes from recipes in The SparkPeople Cookbook what an honor!




Member Highlight

Here's a great blog from a member celebrating her 2 year SparkVersary! She share's many great points from her adventure:

www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pu
blic_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=45
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I hope you had a great day! Did you get at least 10 minutes of fitness? What's your highlight?

SparkCheers!
Chris (SparkGuy)
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DIANN111 10/29/2011 1:30PM

    I'm just getting started. You are an inspiration. I know I can do this! I'll be doing my xbox kinect today.

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SONYALATRECE 10/29/2011 9:35AM

    You are modeling such positive habits for us (adults) and your own kids. The book already had me convinced when I started, but the results out-weighed it all.
Congrats on 50 days of success...you rock!

Geesh, I can 't believe it's been almost 2 years for me as well (Jan.11).
Time flys!

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THEIS58 10/28/2011 6:53PM

    walking today...

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MNOT2THICK 10/27/2011 12:21PM

    Thanks for the website and setting the example. emoticon

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DIIVA87 10/27/2011 10:50AM

    Congratulations! I am new to Spark, hope to loose some weight. I am interested in Knowing about the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge.. Can you please give me details? Thanks

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KADO1969 10/27/2011 8:11AM

  I'm new to spark but I'm so happy I joined

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HEALTHY_JUDI 10/26/2011 4:33PM

    Gratz on 50 days. You are an inspiration!

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CARRIEANEW 10/26/2011 3:32PM

    It is so good for me to see that even the small amounts of exercise add up. Very encouraging!

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PATTISTAMPS 10/26/2011 1:00PM

    I really thought when I rejoined Spark about the time you started this streak that I was ready... but I guess I wasn't. Now I am - Day 3 of my 10 minutes per day streak, and I have finally joined some teams and sent some goodies.... So keep on inspiring me - and the rest of us!

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GOLIGHTLY344 10/25/2011 10:25PM

    Wow! I must read this every day! Yes, today I walked 20 minutes and played an instrument for over an hour. emoticon

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MEXGAL1 10/25/2011 7:20PM

    Chris, I love your 10 minutes running with your boys. I know when I am around my grandchildren I get unusually high numbers on my pedometer...they are just so full of life and energy. Hard to keep up with them.
How fun to attend and talk at a sparks event.

Have a great evening.
Sallie

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CGARR442 10/25/2011 7:06PM

    I walked today but didn't get any other activity done.

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ALLABOUTLOVE 10/25/2011 6:40PM

    Does 10 minutes of archery and 45 minutes of physical therapy count?

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RUBYEMMA775 10/25/2011 5:54PM

    What fun!! I think I will make sure to jump rope with my daughter tonight :)

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GOANNA2 10/25/2011 4:55PM

    Your boys are so lucky to have you ecercise with them.
My streak was walking 20 minutes after getting a cortisone injection
on my arm as I couldn't do my gym work.
You are an inspiration Chris. emoticon

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GRACEISENUF 10/25/2011 2:36PM

    Exercise with my children is always twice as much fun for me. Sounds like your sons will be growing up exercising and it will be something that will benefit them immensely. My children were actually the driving force for me to get healthy and in shape to begin with.

Today I rode my stationary bike 23 miles. I am keeping track of my mileage via mapquest from Cali and I am nearing Phoenix, Arizona now (81 miles out). WOO HOO!

The link you posted to the SP blog belongs to a Spark friend of mine who motivates me consistently with her progress her on SP.


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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 10/25/2011 2:31PM

    Oh, my goodness! Thank you so much, Chris, for sharing my blog! I wish there was some way that I could adequately thank YOU and SPARKPEOPLE for the joy of being healthy once again! SparkPeople has changed my life in so many ways, my blog was only a drop in the bucket of what I could say! Thank you again!

Lori (AKA Momma_Little)

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/25/2011 2:13PM

    I love how your fitness includes your boys. That teaches them that fitness can be fun. emoticon

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NEWME0519 10/25/2011 1:56PM

    Even though I got a late start last night (10:30 PM), I did get in at least 45 minutes of fitness!

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October 23: Day 49 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did 32 minutes of fitness today (possibly a small amount to come the rest of the day if I do some more stretching

Today's Highlights
Today's highlight was finally getting back to doing some higher intensity exercise after taking it easy for awhile with a bad cold. Did some "medium" intensity jump rope today. Nothing like jump rope to make you feel like a kid!


Member Highlight

Here's a fun comment I received yesterday about Coach Nancy! She's such a great example of someone who is changing lives just by being positive about her own experiences and spreading the spark to others anyone can do this!

GRACEISENUF7
10/22/2011 2:18PM

Congrats on your streak! Great spark mail from Pam. I love hearing when someone else has found their niche.

I just gave Spark Coach Nancy a goodie with a note thanking her for inspiring me. Nancy has always shared her loved of fitness/running with all her spark friends on her feed. Last year she would always post her love of "spinning" class. She would even make me laugh by how often she would ask...."Do you know how much I love spinning?"

To make a long story short it inspired me to buy an exercise bike a few months ago. Since the purchase I have logged 373 miles and ride it nearly EVERY day. I have found my fitness "niche" and enjoy every ride I take. Some people have called riding an exercise bike a "ride to nowhere" but I know exactly where I am headed...straight to ONEDERLAND in five more pounds.

One never knows what impact sharing their spark will have on someone else. THANK YOU FOR SP!

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I hope you had a great day! Did you get at least 10 minutes of fitness? What's your highlight?

SparkCheers!
Chris (SparkGuy)
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BETHHONEY 10/26/2011 11:03PM

    I saw a couple friends on my walk, and got invited to a Bible study group next week. I'm really glad I got out of the house, and saw them. The person leading the group is a former missionary, so it should be very interesting.


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DAVISY1 10/25/2011 4:15AM

    I try to do at least 20 mins Yoga each morning and 30 mins walking at lunch time. Clothes fitting much better and my eating is getting so much more healthier emoticon

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HAKAPES 10/25/2011 2:33AM

    Onederland - that is funny!

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TANYAQHALL4 10/25/2011 12:00AM

  started the week with strength training and a 60 min hill workout on the treadmill, i am proud of myself! emoticon

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99_2_GO 10/24/2011 7:58PM

  I was about to begin a losing bout with depression. I had been in bed for two days. I friend came by and invited me to walk. We walked briskly for 45min. I don't think my friend knows she saved my life!

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CGARR442 10/24/2011 7:57PM

    I did yard work for almost 2 hours.

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ELIZABETH_78 10/24/2011 7:27PM

    30 min walk and strength for me tonight!

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PATTISTAMPS 10/24/2011 12:29PM

    49 days is a GREAT streak! I am on my new streak of one day, LOL. It is helpful to know that you have to work as hard as we do to get/stay fit! Have a great day!

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PAMBWS 10/24/2011 11:52AM

    Walked the dog through the forest for 2.5 hours yesterday (the sun was shining); started today with an hour's swim...feel better when I 'move'.

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FISHPOND7 10/24/2011 11:43AM

    Yesterday, a 10 mile bike ride before church.
Day before that, a 27 mile bike ride with my DH.
And today, 30 minutes of resistance training with a trainer. Lifting heavy weights on my own is too hard. Will be pulling weeds in the garden for a couple of hours in a few minutes.

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115KRISTEN 10/24/2011 8:00AM

  Love reading the encouraging words that she sent you and also glad that you are feeling better. I joined at the end of the week last week, and I haven't spent enough time on the site getting acquainted with all of its features.. so I"m exploring the site this morning.

Thanks for sharing!
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CATANTIGO 10/24/2011 7:53AM

    Thank you so much for the inspiration. I decided to spend an extra 10 minutes cleaning my kitchen, and ended up doing it for over an hour. I just needed the boost to start. Have a sparkin' great day.

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2BFREE2LIVE 10/24/2011 1:39AM

    Thanks for sharing your life with us. Yes Spark Coach Nancy is the best!!!
Today was my birthday and Hubby and I played a round of golf without a cart, we carried our clubs to get more exercise while we enjoyed the game.
Have a Spark filled week. Sandy

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NANNER2121 10/23/2011 9:48PM

    I spent the weekend winterizing my Koi pond so there were fitness hours, not minutes and my whole body is aching.

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CASSIOEPIA 10/23/2011 9:45PM

    I love Coach Nancy's encouragement too, and think that she was a wonderful addition to the SP staff.

I got in over four miles in just over an hour, in a cool Fall walk! It felt great.

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NEWME0519 10/23/2011 9:09PM

    Thank you for the continuous motivation. Starting my streak today...
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GOANNA2 10/23/2011 9:08PM

    emoticon1 hour's brisk walk.
Glad you are feeling better Chris.

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KERRYG155 10/23/2011 8:45PM

    emoticon Great job!


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CALIDREAMER76 10/23/2011 8:38PM

    got in a 55 minute walk after being on my feet all day w/ a church dinner fund raiser - had to get the walk in because although I got "steps" on my pedometer - they weren't cardio steps - done. Plus maintaining my strength training streak! Woo Hoo for streaks!

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KICKINGIT@56 10/23/2011 8:19PM

    A positive attitude is catching - pass it on!

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WONDEROONA 10/23/2011 8:14PM

    20 mins for day 20 of my fitness streak

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    Cool emoticon

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October 20: Day 46 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did 23 minutes of fitness today

Today's Highlights
Today's highlight was bouncing on the mini-trampoline and then playing soccer with my son when he came outside to "play" with me. I kicked a ball that got stuck in a tree hopefully the wind will knock it down :).


Member Highlight

Here's a fun SparkMail I received yesterday!

Subject: A Simple But Profound Thanks

I just wanted to say thanks for coming up with this fantastic site. I wanted to copy you in a post I did to a couple Spark Friends just now because it is so unreal to me that I did it.

Woo hoo!!!! I can't wait for the new runners class today! I just ran my first time outside (not on the treadmill) and did my virtual 5K in 33:05. You were right about it being a lot different! I am so excited! That is HUGE for me. My whole life I always joked that if you saw me running look a few yards behind me to see the bear that was chasing me. I am still way early on in my running life but I can at least now say I am a runner. It is all SparkPeople's fault. I would have never even considered it before I found SP a couple years ago. It just would not have occurred to me. I have never been an athletic person...until now I guess. How weird is that. Now I am going to train for the 10K distance. I found a 5 & 10K race the first Saturday of every month at Santa Monica beach. I love the beach and I think it would be really fun to run there. I am going to go first to check it out in person and then I can to the 5K until I am ready to do the 10K. How cool is that? Since we just moved to So Cal maybe I can meet some friends to run with. Plus it might be a good play to network and find a job. Sorry this is so long but I just had to tell someone.
Pam


It doesn't seem like much but it means so much to me. Thanks you again for your amazing story and creating such a fantastic on-line community! If there is anything I can ever do for you in return please let me know!
Pam
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=PMAY03
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I hope you had a great day! Did you get at least 10 minutes of fitness? What's your highlight?

SparkCheers!
Chris (SparkGuy)
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SEAJESS 10/24/2011 2:35PM

    Ooooo, minigtrampoline! That sounds SO FUN!

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THEDEBSTER3 10/24/2011 7:59AM

    emoticon Keep it going!!!

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KIMBERLYSWEET 10/24/2011 12:33AM

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BRATS4 10/23/2011 8:10PM

    you go girl

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DWILCZKO 10/23/2011 12:23AM

  great job!

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SWCHOICE 10/22/2011 11:41PM

    Inspiring!!!

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SWEETMOMMY41 10/22/2011 9:03PM

  woo hoo!

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  Awesome


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BIONICMONARCH 10/22/2011 7:23PM

    WOOHOO!

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GRACEISENUF 10/22/2011 5:18PM

    Congrats on your streak! Great spark mail from Pam. I love hearing when someone else has found their niche.

I just gave Spark Coach Nancy a goodie with a note thanking her for inspiring me. Nancy has always shared her loved of fitness/running with all her spark friends on her feed. Last year she would always post her love of "spinning" class. She would even make me laugh by how often she would ask...."Do you know how much I love spinning?"

To make a long story short it inspired me to buy an exercise bike a few months ago. Since the purchase I have logged 373 miles and ride it nearly EVERY day. I have found my fitness "niche" and enjoy every ride I take. Some people have called riding an exercise bike a "ride to nowhere" but I know exactly where I am headed...straight to ONEDERLAND in five more pounds.

One never knows what impact sharing their spark will have on someone else. THANK YOU FOR SP!

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JOY73YL 10/22/2011 12:10PM

    great job. Cogratualtions

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PAWSINAZ 10/22/2011 10:58AM

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REBECCA431 10/22/2011 6:59AM

    Love the site.Thanks for being inspired to help others. emoticon

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THEIS58 10/22/2011 3:06AM

    Have managed to move 10 min per day for many months, even with surgery three weeks ago!

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DAPHNE_RUNS 10/21/2011 10:48PM

    I enjoyed your blog. Thank you for sharing. You are sharing how just getting outside and kicking the ball around for a few minutes with your family or a burst of cardio can make a difference. I will try to incorporate 10 minutes of fitness a day, with my children, to help them acknowledge early on the importance of exercise (and I get to play with them).

I used to run many many moons ago (in high school and some college), but I had forgotten how much I really enjoyed running until I started reading sparkers blogs about running a 5k or 10k. I went to my local running store got fitted for shoes and I have been running ever since. I did the 5k Turkey Trot, here in Miami, last year and this year I am running the 10k. I will run my 1st half marathon, in March....I just turned 40.

Your website has given me my life back. I am finally losing the weight after having 2 children and the knowledge I am gaining here from reading the articles and other sparkers blogs about nutrition and exercise is priceless.

Thank you!!!!!!!

Daphne in Doral (Miami)

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TONEDTORI 10/21/2011 9:56PM

    Thanks for sharing. I'll have to check out Santa Monica runs as well.

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 10/21/2011 12:02PM

    I have ben doing 10 min each day for over 70 days now. It seems to be working.

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RPP1986 10/21/2011 11:35AM

    I'm going to start the at least 10 fitness minutes a day - Today. That is so simple even I can do it.

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LAURALOVESSPARK 10/21/2011 9:48AM

    emoticon stories!!!
Thank you for sharing them with us!
I love this site and all the people on it!
Have a Awesome weekend!

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SBANSCH 10/21/2011 8:55AM

    Thank you caring/sharing! emoticon

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DEBBIESCHU 10/21/2011 8:19AM

  I did my 30 minutes yesterday and the day before. Planning on doing 30+ after work today with my children while chasing after daughter #2 on her bike...

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JAZZJOHNSON 10/21/2011 5:44AM

  Thanks for this site and all the individuals who post their comments. I am starting to run. Somehow I never thought that would happen. I have 8 more lbs. to go until I reach my weight goal. emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 10/21/2011 1:48AM

    SP is indeed an awesome site- I hope it will be around for a long time to come for all of us and for hopefully many, many more new people to join! I have done more fitness in the past 10 months, (since joining SP)-- than in all my life put together! I just surpassed my 18000 minute goal for 2011-2 1/2 months early! How about that?!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SHAWNEDA 10/21/2011 12:15AM

    I didn't but I will tomorrow. You have motivated me to do 10 minutes minimum. I owe at least that to myself.

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JULIA1154 10/20/2011 10:58PM

  I'm smiling thinking of time on the trampoline - and the ball stuck in the tree. I hope it finds its way down soon - on its own!

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BLUESKY104 10/20/2011 10:57PM

    This is indeed a Great site.

I walked 4 sets of dogs today for a total of 75 minutes plus did 15 minutes of strength --I enjoyed every minute of it too emoticon

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WORDGIRL830 10/20/2011 10:45PM

    Thank you for all you do for us. You are heavensent. I danced today for 41 minutes and burned 519 calories!

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DUSTYGIRL25 10/20/2011 10:34PM

    Thanks for sharing both your's and Pam's story! emoticon

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GOATS03 10/20/2011 10:15PM

    This is going to motivate me to get back on track and get my exercise in daily.

You're an inspiration! thank you.

P.S. I hope that your soccer ball finds it's way back home :)

Sue

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MOM2BSA 10/20/2011 10:13PM

    I'm on day 86 straight of walking 10+ minutes a day!

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FLMOMX2 10/20/2011 10:12PM

    Got 30 minutes today

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NDEGENHART 10/20/2011 10:05PM

  It's great to see that we are all doing what it takes to be more healthy.

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2BFREE2LIVE 10/20/2011 9:40PM

    Great fun, I did a three mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD as it was raining outside but I still got my walk today. emoticon

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LISALUCKY 10/20/2011 9:35PM

    I did 20 minutes today.. thanks for the inspiration!!!

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CGARR442 10/20/2011 9:24PM

    Ran over 3 miles! Thanks

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CALIDREAMER76 10/20/2011 9:23PM

    25 minutes PLUS maintained my strength training streak - 425 today! Woo Hoo!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/20/2011 9:11PM

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KERRYG155 10/20/2011 9:04PM

    Got lots more than 10 with the gym classes and mowing. Thanks for this site!

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DJHS121655 10/20/2011 9:02PM

  i walk the length of my house for the length of all the commercials it is a start

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ROCKPORT9 10/20/2011 9:01PM

    You are a blessing to your family and to so many of us! Thank you! Hugs, Laurel (south Texas) emoticon

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