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Anyone 'start over Sparking' on January 1st?


Tuesday, November 30, 2010

It will be a full year of (almost) dedicated sparking this January 1st, which I just can't even believe (where the heck has this year gone???) But it got me thinking and now I'm curious - - -

Who out there resets their weight ticker, goals, breaks, tracking... on the first of the year? Why do you do it? Pros? Cons? Anyone who is going to do it that hasn't done it before?

I had thought that seeing my initial starting point from last year -to- now would be a constant motivator, but, really, considering I've only lost 5ish pounds depending on the day, I don't think that has been a big help. I haven't met my goal because I have been anything but steadfast in my quest, that I know. So, now to remotivate!

I like the idea of a new year, new start, nothing carrying over from last year. But I also like being able to see where I came from to where I'm going... I have to mull this over a bit more.

What are your thoughts?

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DODOM75 12/1/2010 12:08PM

    I am starting over period. I lost 50lbs and put 30 back on so I am trying again to get the weight off.

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GIGALENA 11/30/2010 7:18PM

    I wont say I will start over this January but I already have more plans for the first of the year. This year had not been all bad for me. I have lost but I also thing of all the wasted weeks I have had and it makes me ill!

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HILLARY0803 11/30/2010 5:41PM

    For the last two years I restarted on Spark at the first of the year. Mainly because I had lost motivation at the end of the previous year. This year I am trying a new approach and I am going to try to lose weight before the end of the year instead of letting myself go. I want to be able to say I lost 10 pounds this year. While this may not be a whole lot it is better than gaining weight again. Now I don't wipe everything out when I restart. I leave my ticker starting weight the same. It is a reminder of where I have been and where I am going.

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