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Streaking

Sunday, October 07, 2012

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No .... not *that* kind.

I'm talking about sparkstreaks. You know, you pick a small goal, and do it for one day
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You then do it another day.

And another.

And another.

And you then have a streak going. And you keep it going, cuz it's so cool to keep adding to that streak!

Here's more info on streaks:

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
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sp?id=988


Personally, this time around on sparkpeople, I'm finding that I am intrigued by the notion of streaks, and I have already started (and am in the middle of) two right now:

Exercising, and eating within my calorie range.

When I first started on sparks, in 2007, I read SparkGuy's story. I was very interested in his inspiring 700 day exercise streak that motivated those around him. I never successfully used streaks at that point in my journey, but now I want to do that; I want to inspire others with my actions.

I am excited about this, and am eager to put my number up on my office door, and have co-workers and students ask me what it means. I don't know if it will inspire anyone, but it is sure motivating me right now. In the last 12 days of my exercise streak, there have been quite a few days when I didn't feel like exercising (remember the inner toddler anyone?). Just wanting to keep my streak going was enough to get me to lace up my runners, and get outside for a walk, or get on my gazelle!

I am curious as to how far I can take this.

Join me!
You can streak just about anything. Have trouble getting in your water each day - start a streak!
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Lack some motivation to exercise every day? Make today day 1 of your new exercise streak!
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How about eating more veggies and fruits? You can make a streak about that too!
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What do you want to make a streak for?

cj
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BEBEBUCK 11/5/2012 11:48AM

  Way to go Cheri I found this page.
Keep on trekking!!!
Me at number 3 emoticon

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THEBESTISTOCOME 10/21/2012 9:04AM

    Interesting blog!

I'll start a sparkstreak about exercise.

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CHRIS3874 10/11/2012 8:59PM

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CATIATM 10/11/2012 8:27PM

    ohhh - THAT kind of streaking - Well, that's terrific, too! emoticon

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JUSTME29 10/9/2012 12:45AM

    I think restarting my water streak would be a good place to begin.

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AMUNET_RA 10/8/2012 9:25PM

    Great ideas, CJ!! Thanks!!

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DUKELETO 10/8/2012 7:38PM

    FALSE ADVERTIZING!!!! emoticon

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RICHILA 10/8/2012 12:04PM

    I love my streaks-some days they will get me to take that one more step, one more glass of water when nothing else could.
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NIGHTSKYSTAR 10/8/2012 11:01AM

    Ceej tries to make us think shes a goody 2 shoes but she has a bad girl side..LOL!!
and how come you are relaxing on that ball??? you look like you are watching guys running by..all those manly pheromones and rippling muscles!!
Seriously..good for you!! Hey i'm co moderator of the Fast Break forum on the message boards...take a look at them..you might find a good fit!!

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IDLETYME 10/8/2012 10:19AM

    Good for you!! That's a great idea. emoticon

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IAMFRANSGIRL 10/8/2012 8:24AM

    Way to go!!

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FRANANN3 10/8/2012 12:29AM

    GREAT Job Cj!! I'm coming back tonight too!!! Thanks for your motivation!!

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