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Going on a SparkDiet


Sunday, May 27, 2012

I enjoy using SparkPeople.com a bit too much - reading and commenting on blogs, writing blogs and receiving feedback, earning SparkPoints, etc. I especially love interacting with my SparkFriends. I need to cut down on the amount of time I spend on the computer. Even as I'm writing this, I feel like trying to find a great picture to add to this blog, but I won't. It's not the best use of my time right now.

I need to take a SparkBreak. I think that by pulling back, I'll be better able to determine which SparkTools to use, and which ones not to use.

I wish you success in reaching your health and fitness goals! emoticon
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ONEKIDSMOM 5/28/2012 6:18AM

    Understand completely. Doing is more important than documenting. As I was riding my bike yesterday, I thought about what I would blog, and the need to *do* to have things to write about struck me as one reason blogging works. If I'm not *doing* anything, I have nothing to write about.

However, if I need to *do* more, sometimes it means I must write less. And that's OK. Real life trumps the on-line... every time. Live it. With blessings!

- Barb

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SUNNYARIZONA 5/27/2012 9:03PM

    I sure understand what you are saying here. On my vacation, I actually broke my addiction to getting a certain number of spark points a day. Now, I log in, play trivia, and a little more. But the compulsion is gone. A real relief.

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LITTLEBO 5/27/2012 4:42PM

    I'm thinking I need to start setting a timer....ironically, experts say one of the reasons our society is becoming fat is because we spend too much time behind the computer....

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IMIN2GENES 5/27/2012 4:15PM

    It is easy to get caught up and lose track of time. I wish you the best and hope you find what works best for you!
Chris
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NAYPOOIE 5/27/2012 3:02PM

    I know what you mean.

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SAL2525 5/27/2012 2:20PM

    Oh boy ! That is so easy to have happen. Take a break and return when you are ready! Balance is an elusive thing to find at times!

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DEBRITA01 5/27/2012 1:24PM

    Good luck and God bless you as you try to find a balance that is right for you. emoticon

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_LINDA 5/27/2012 1:05PM

    It sure is easy to get caught up in it so you do need a break for sure. I have burnt many a midnight hour trying to catch up on people's blogs as they all seem to post them in my late evening hours, but that isn't helping my insomnia any. This website is as addictive as any TV show or games you might play. So enjoy your freedom and do more things that are healthy and active, so then later on we can read your success blog of how you lost all the weight you wanted to ;)
Will miss you! Like I tell my Spark friends, I don't care if you comment on my feed or blogs, I just do those for points. I am here to see how my friends are doing in their journeys..
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NEW-CAZ 5/27/2012 11:05AM

    Hi Rej it's easy to get sucked into SP, enjoy your break and keep your goals in mind emoticon

I'll miss seeing your ikkle messages but really understand, enjoy your break emoticon

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AJDOVER1 5/27/2012 10:54AM

    I'll miss you! Your huddle comments are a great inspiration to me. I wish you all the best.
Hugs,
Aurlie

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ARLENE_MOVES 5/27/2012 10:50AM

    Understand as I had to do that about a month ago -- took a whole month off. Now, I don't do as much -it is helpful to back off.

Enjoy you and your time!

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CARTOONB 5/27/2012 10:42AM

    We will miss you but totally understand that you need to do what is best for you. Good luck on determining what will work for you.

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WALKINGWOMAN07 5/27/2012 10:39AM

    Rejj, I understand this, but oh, I will miss you so much!

Irene in BC

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