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'Tis the season to be jolly--and to gain weight.

Monday, December 10, 2012

I’m really struggling again.

Too much food, not enough excercise, stinkin’ thinkin’ .... the perfect storm which will crush my progress over the last year if it keeps up for any length of time.

I am weighing in every morning so that I won't be "surprised" by my bad behavior and so far I’ve had nothing tragic show up on the scale....but I know it is only a matter of time if I don’t turn this around.

Someone really needs to sit down and have a heart to heart with I’ll just do it for myself....

Dear Michelle,

You need to close your mouth, open your eyes and wake up from your current lack of attention to your food and exercise.

This is not that hard! You have done it in the past, you can do it again! Don’t over think this.

This is simple.

You need to remember how GREAT it feels to go to bed on an empty stomach and to wake up hungry. You need to focus on eating the things that will make you feel light and energized, not weighed down and sluggish. You need to think about how satisfying it feels to finish a great work out and feel sore muscles the next day.

Plan your meals, track your food, get in some vigorous exercise everyday this week and...

¸.·*¨) ✫ ¸.·*¨) Keep the Faith &
(¸.·´ .·´ ¸¸.·¨¯`·.✫
¸.·*¨) ✫ ¸.·*¨)✫ Spread the Spark
(¸.·´ .·´ (¸.·´¸¸.·¨¯`·.✫

Really, it is not rocket science.

You can do it!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
INGBADEN 12/20/2012 7:53AM

    been trying to get stuff back in line myself. Seeing this helped let me know i am not alone.

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TALENKARR1 12/17/2012 4:43PM

    This sounds like somthing we all should do. I think I am posting this or at least my version

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GOODGETNBETR 12/11/2012 9:45PM

    This time of year is hard on us all. Hang in there and emoticon

Enjoy the season but maybe in smaller portions.

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MPETERSON2311 12/11/2012 9:12AM

    awesome letter to yourself. Great idea! Your veggie christmas tree wallpaper certainly inpsires me

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TATTER3 12/11/2012 6:38AM

    Keep Sparkin'!!

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FIREFLY4407 12/11/2012 6:14AM

    Yes, you CAN do it!! I was in the same spot a little over a week ago. I set up some Spark streak items and this has helped me refocus and get back on track. You can do it!!

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CARTOONB 12/10/2012 10:20PM

    Sounds like a smart lady. You should listen to her!

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KATHARINE1948 12/10/2012 7:00PM



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SCAREWALDORF 12/10/2012 5:55PM

    This is a hard time for everyone, but we can pull together and get through it! Love your letter to yourself too!

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LE7_1234 12/10/2012 3:02PM

    In this season of thinking so much of everyone else, what wonderful things are you doing for yourself?

Are you taking time to renew?

Success Journal?

What's making you smile?

Find time for any of these things, and the rest gets easier....

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MISTY_MOUNTAINS 12/10/2012 2:31PM


I'm having a hard time too!! You're not alone!!

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ANNESYLVIA 12/10/2012 12:11PM

    too much food and not enough and me both.

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NEEDBU66 12/10/2012 11:25AM

    I coiuld copy and paste that entire blog over onto my spark page and not change one word. It's the mantra. What we say to ourselves often enough until we believe it. Except we do believe it, already.

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JOHNTJ1 12/10/2012 10:55AM

    Dear Michelle

You deserve to be successful
You are worth all the effort you put into yourself
You are who you hang around with

Learn it, live it, love it (and yourself in the process.)

That is all

Much Love


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ALICIALYNNE 12/10/2012 8:27AM

    It's normal to struggle at this time of year; too many delicious treats around! You can do it, though!

And I am digging the background! I may have to make that for my sister's Christmas get together.

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CAT609 12/10/2012 7:26AM

    I'm struggling too!

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RIDLEYRIDER 12/10/2012 7:24AM


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OLIVIANIGHT 12/10/2012 7:19AM

    You're one of my inspiration sparkers - you can definitely do it!

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