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Staying on track through the Holidays

Saturday, November 24, 2012

This year is a little different for me due to my new job. I'm used to co-workers and customers bringing goodies every day and having to resist. With the place I work now there is no food allowed in the office and I don't have any interaction with customers so this will be much easier on the scale for me.

I am still Streaking (exercising a minimum of 20 minutes 5-6x a week) and for the first time it has become a habit rather than forcing myself to exercise to keep my Streak. I plan on Streaking through the Holidays emoticon

Truth be told the most difficult time for me is after Christmas. We always get a ton of Christmas goodies so I end up with all the stuff I can't resist.

I will be participating in the Spies "Breaking Through the Holidays" interim challenge that will help to keep me accountable. It starts December 6 and runs through January 9th. Having to stay accountable to my team has been a key to my success with staying in maintenance. The next round of BLC begins January 16th so I will be continuing my tracking, streaking and accountability.

I think this will be the best Holiday season in many years
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TEKRU1 11/26/2012 3:52PM

    emoticon Great plan, Darlene! Love to see positive habits being made! That exercise streak is a tough one to keep going!

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HEALTH4LYFE 11/25/2012 1:50PM

    I like the title of the SAC challenge "Breaking through the holidays" With the support of other team mates, you are sure to succeed with your goals. Thank you also for your comment on my blog. emoticon

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MICHIGANLORI 11/25/2012 11:10AM

    I'm with you on Christmas goodies gifts. Food gifts are so difficult.

Let's finish this year emoticon



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REDHATSHAPELY1 11/24/2012 4:04PM

    Glad to hear there are no goodies in the office. That, coupled with the commitment to continue your exercise streak, are components in a sound
plan. Good job! Thanks for setting a gold standard in team leaders. You have made all the difference in keeping me motivated. emoticon

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LUCYLU22 11/24/2012 2:21PM

    emoticon Nice not to have a lot of goodies brought into work!!! I think since I haven't been working that sure helps my holiday season, no food to mindlessly eat! LOL Keep up the GREAT work!!

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ANDI571 11/24/2012 11:47AM

    We have a small team also, and it is amazing how that keeps you accontable. I'm not perfect, but I think of them before eating or not exercising and it usually gets me on the ball. Keep up the good work.

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