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Happy New Year

Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year!


Here's 5 tips to help you stick to those new Year's resolutions!

I wish you and your family the happiest New Year ever and the best 2013 !

Thanks for being such great spark friends.

Tomorrow is a brand new Year, and I am starting a nutritional 30 Day Challenge.

Please post a comment below if you are in!

What you need to do, and you can keep this private, is weight yourself first thing in the morning on Jan 1st and measure the following:

Waist, hip, upper arm, neck, upper thigh, knee and calf and buttox, Oh and chest ( bust and then also ribs) and keep this for your own records.
After 15 days we will measure again!

I am picking one thing to START eliminating tomorrow, what is your thing?

Pick ONE:









comment below on what your choice is and we will get started tomorrow.

Please give me your name ( or a name you want to use ) and your city.

I am going to start with eliminating DAIRY and since I already don't drink soft drinks, that will also be on the list by default.

The plan is to be off ALL OF THE ABOVE by the end of the challenge!

Remember this is what we DO NOT WANT TO BECOME or continue to be!


IT is a NEW YEAR!!

I will be blogging about the challenge here:


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BELLEFAITH42 1/2/2013 12:50PM

    Hey Mel,

I need to do this, but its scary! I need to get back off sugar first, and then wheat is going to be next, and then dairy for me.

I am going to have to go do my measurements tonight and will let you know.

Gail - Ottawa

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LILY_SPARK 1/1/2013 2:00PM

    I already don't do 4... ;p

I don't think I'm ready to give up booze again! Happy New Year!

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K-GETTING-FIT 1/1/2013 10:40AM

    Happy New Year!!!

Kristin - Detroit

White processed carbs - white sugar/white flour

Don't want to start this with conditions, but kind of need to. Not saying white carbs because I do eat a potato on occasion and don't have a problem with that. Also not looking at a lifelong elimination of these things, but if it happens great:) My old bulimic brain has been surfacing lately and can't handle "never" as it has a tendency to send me into a hole:)

Off to weigh and measure. GULP!

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SHEILA1505 1/1/2013 6:11AM

    Happy New Year, Mel!

So many of these are virtually out of my Lifestyle already - let's say Hard Cow's Milk cheeses - which will be very difficult - addict - sorry, can't eliminate Dairy entirely as I need my Yogurt!

Sheila - Cape Town

Comment edited on: 1/1/2013 6:12:43 AM

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GEORGE815 12/31/2012 9:13PM

    Happy New Year's eve Mel. Keep up the great work.

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GOANNA2 12/31/2012 8:59PM

    I am going to start with white carbs Mel.
Good luck to all of us. emoticon

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CRYSTALJEM 12/31/2012 8:32PM

    You know, I think I'm as scared to succeed at this challenge as I am afraid I might fail! I truly can't imagine fully what my life would be like without these things, how it would impact me/us if the rest of my family chose not to change along with me. I'm going to start with COFFEE. I don't drink too much of it so I should be able to steer clear without too much trouble, I hope.

Name Crystal and city Regina sk thanks. CJ

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GRACEISENUF 12/31/2012 6:13PM

    I have already cut the sugar, bread, carbs to almost to nothing this past week..woo hoo!
Down two pounds this morning. Don't normally drink alcohol or soda. Coffee will NEVER go, lol.


Happy New Year and blessings to you and your family!

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LIS193 12/31/2012 5:59PM

    Great challenge! There are a few things on your list I have already eliminated (soda, dairy, alcohol, wheat, grains)
Coffee??? Oh no! I enjoy my 2 cups in the morning... I guess I'll leave that one till last but will start cutting back to 1 a day :)
First to cut out - white carbs (potatoes and rice)

Happy New Year!

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ERIN1128 12/31/2012 5:42PM

    LOVE your tips, I will definitely be keeping them in mind. Happy New Year!

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