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    SHAYNARAINE   3,294
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On again, Off again, On again.....


Wednesday, October 06, 2010

So I signed up with SparkPeople like 2 years or something ago? I'm not sure how long it's been, but a long time. I didn't post pictures, write any blogs, or even a SparkPage about me. I wanted to keep it all very private. I found SparkPeople to be very useful in helping me be aware of what I was eating, and to be more intentional about my choices. And, I would start an exercise program with good intentions, but not stay with it very long. I used SparkPeople mostly for the Nutrition Tracker, as it was very specific, so I would stay with it longer, but even though I appreciated it because it was so specific, I also found it tedious... so I would eventually stop tracking, and then quit altogether.

So, I've gone through that cycle a few times now. I decided that THIS time, maybe if I allow myself to go outside of my private self and to feel a little vulnerable, and to allow others to read and view my progress, and maybe if I can find a buddy that is local to me... then maybe I'll stay on with my commitment until I've reached my intended goal.

I am currently using Turbo Jam fitness DVD's and also Wii Fit. I had intended to walk a lot over the summer.. but I never did. How sad. It was a lovely summer, and I'm sad that I let so much of it go by. But, that said, it's turning out to be a lovely fall, and I think it's going to be a spectacular winter... so I am looking forward to the coming months as I continue on this journey to a healthier body and feeling better. ~ S.
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SHAYNARAINE 10/8/2010 3:11PM

   
Thank you for your good wishes for sucess, ladies! So far, I'm staying really well on "schedule", so to speak. I wish you both all the success you are wishing for, too!

Thank you both for your sweet comments...

Shayna

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NOGARD1 10/8/2010 1:42PM

    Welcome back! I've only been a member since August but find that Spark has so much to offer. It is difficult to start and stick to an exercise routine - I think we've all been there at one time or another. I like walking and Spark has some great 10 minute workouts. It's all the small steps we take that make the big changes. Best wishes to you.

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DEBBIE150 10/6/2010 10:42PM

    Good luck with your weight loss Shay...I am also back again to try one more time. SparkPeople is the best weight loss place I have found so I hope we can both do it right this time. emoticon

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