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Healthier Habits Lead to Lots of Improvements


Sunday, August 19, 2012

SparkCoach gave me this task today: "Blog about all the ways in which you've noticed improvements in your life since adopting healthier habits."

So I decided to tackle this with a list of just some of the improvements I've realized since following SparkPeople these past few years. Here it goes:

- Learned that I really like vegies
- Found new vegies that I never tried before, and liked them -- this gives me more to choose from
- Walk the stairs in my house without getting winded
- Finally got use out of my home gym equipment LOL
- Don't have to squeeze into too tight jeans
- Lower back does not hurt everyday!!! Should have put this one in the #1, 2 and 3 spots!
- Better posture
- More self-confidence
- Can workout longer and harder
- I'm stronger!
- Have a better assortment of clothes
- Sometimes get family to walk with me
- Help hubby more with outside work. I enjoy the extra exercise and no longer get worn out so quickly while doing it.
- Don't get winded walking up our long driveway

There are many more; but, this is a good sampling. I hope all my Spark friends are enjoying some life improvements through healthier lifestyles too.

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ANNABELLMARIE82 8/23/2012 3:57PM

    Definitely a lot gained :o) emoticon

Funny when I read better posture on your list I instantly sat up straighter haha power of suggestion :o)

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CARILOUIE 8/21/2012 9:16AM

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WALKINGIRL5 8/20/2012 2:07AM

    Congratulations - great list - hope I can emulate that soon!

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COLLIMA 8/19/2012 11:57PM

    Thoughtful list!

I would add for myself: don't have to wait to use the handicapped bathroom stall 'cuz I can actually fit into the regular stall these days!

See you soon!

As always,

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WENDYSPARKS 8/19/2012 3:36PM

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DREENAMT 8/19/2012 3:35PM

    I agree wholeheartedly, Merle. While I have not been as successful as you have at meeting my weight loss goals, I have certainly achieved many of the things in your list. I have never felt so healthy in my life!

That is quite a list of accomplishments. Thanks for sharing!

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MRFUZZ 8/19/2012 2:54PM

    I can now do the elliptical without hanging on"

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JUKEBOX2 8/19/2012 11:55AM

    Awesome... Congratulations...

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DDHEART 8/19/2012 9:46AM

    Great list!! Isn't it fantastic?!

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CASSIOEPIA 8/19/2012 9:43AM

    I am loving SparkCoach. You have a great list going.

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BUSYGRANNY5 8/19/2012 9:42AM

    Fantastic!!!!

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LOPEYP 8/19/2012 5:42AM

    Merle - That's an awesome list!!

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KAYBEE37 8/19/2012 1:02AM

    Great list! Your list inspires me. I want those things for myself, too, especially less back pain, better posture, and more self-confidence. I will work towards getting those things, too. Congrats on your success!

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LATTELEE 8/19/2012 12:25AM

  Okay!

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