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No promises, just small steps


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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Small steps and small goals. That is where I need to start. Reading back on past post it is obvious that I need to work on following through on goals I start. So for now I will just aim for a small goal of 1 week of tracking food entries and walking whenever I have the opportunity. Great day goals of 10,000 steps and average days of 5,000 steps. Walking and step goals are hard to keep when traveling and living in a motorhome.

We are currently camping in a RV resort in AZ, and I purchased a pet stroller to walk my cat. She loves it and I enjoy it. But it sure turns a lot of heads, my pushing what likes like a baby stroller in a resort of retiree's. There is a pool and hot tub, so we are in it every night. I spend at least 40 minutes treading water (without floation help) moving my arms and legs vigorously and forcefully against the water and I do strengthening exercises in the water too.

Again, small steps no promises. I hope to be back tomorrow.
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YMWONG22 11/27/2012 4:23AM

  Many continuous small steps will make a long journey when you look back in time.
This is what I am doing now. Taking baby steps.
I am encouraging my friends around me to do the same too.
Good luck to you!! May you tread on in your journey towards a healthier you.
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LAWANDMUSIC 11/20/2012 1:16PM

    WOW! I am impressed!

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BLUSKYS 11/18/2012 11:12AM

    Treading water for 40 minutes is intense exercise. Good work!

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LIBBYL1 11/17/2012 10:21PM

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FATHINSN 11/16/2012 3:05AM

    Small steps to big goals!

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HENLADY11 11/15/2012 9:34PM

  Way to go! I'm a big fan of starting small. It is better to do a small goal consistently again and again than to set a BIG goal that just can't be kept up with. You are going to see RESULTS!!! keep us posted.

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MARYJEANSL 11/15/2012 5:41PM

  Good for you - small steps are still steps, and...the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Good luck to you! You can do it!

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FARIS71 11/15/2012 10:35AM

    Even if steps are small, they are still steps in the right direction!

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KELLIEBEAN 11/14/2012 11:45PM

    Great idea! Baby steps every day add up to great progress over time. Best of luck to you!

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JBELLEM 11/14/2012 11:00PM

    You are doing great!! I LOVE the cat stroller and I bet your kitty does too! Keep up the good work! You're in great company here!!!

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NESARIAN 11/14/2012 10:03PM

    Each step adds up! Sounds so relaxing to me. Enjoy!

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4KWALK 11/14/2012 9:30PM

    This is just what I need to do. I have tried the great big steps too fast and now I am discouraged. Now I will try little tiny steps and have success and this may lead to more tiny steps and more success. Soon I will reach my big goals.
Thank you for your insights.

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KARRENLYNN 11/14/2012 5:31PM

    You've discovered one of the great strategies of losing weight and pursuing other goals: Breaking a large goal into smaller steps. Sometimes a large goal is too overwhelming. Smaller steps are more manageable. and pretty soon, you've come a long way baby!!

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GOCALGAL 11/14/2012 4:47PM

    emoticon Thanks for reminding me that small steps in the right direction will get me to where I want to go!

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MANILUS 11/14/2012 3:39PM

    You CAN do it!!

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KIMBOLEAN 11/14/2012 1:00PM

  Slow and steady wins the race!!! emoticon

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ESME25 11/14/2012 11:45AM

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FATHINSN 11/14/2012 10:46AM

    I like that - small steps :D
And that sounds so sweet, pushing your cat in a pet stroller :D

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SARAHINFAIRFAX 11/14/2012 10:46AM

    I am working on small steps and small goals, too! Thanks for the reminder!

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JUDITH1654 11/13/2012 9:50PM

    Small steps are the best way to go and prevent discouragement. Good luck!!! emoticon emoticon

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