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It's A New Day:


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Ok so I fell off the foodcwagon last night, but there is nothing I can do about it. The scale showed me this morning. It is so nice to have a scale that is precise and looks so professional :-)

Today is a new day. With a new day, comes a new challenge. Yesterday, I changed my sparkcoach program to Consistency and motivation. Each day it gives you a new challenge. Today's challenge is to move 3 times more than you usually would. So far, I have been downstairs 3 times. Many days I don't go downstairs until lunch time as my daughter usually makes breakfast and gets the dog out. Yes, I am spoiled, but I am going to start aiming to go up and down the stairs at least ten x per day :-)

I am learning about the scale. I am learning to use it as a tool. Do I think I really put on 1.5 lbs due in one day to dinner yesterday? No. I think there was probably a lot of salt in there and I am retaining water. This is all a learning process. I really like the Fitbit Aria scale. It is so nice! Wow, never thought I would say that about a scale lol

It's the small changes that make us healthier.
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REMEMBER2BME 1/19/2013 3:25PM

    WOW, it is the Fitbit Aria scale that you have?!? I have been looking at that and wanting it.

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TXGRANDMA 1/19/2013 10:22AM

    Good for you, Nina! It IS nice to know that the scale is not the end all and the be all................Spark People has taught me that, and so many other things. I now know how to educate my patients on nutrition! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SVELTEWARRIOR 1/17/2013 9:58PM

    I have an aria too!!!!! I love it!!!! Just remember yesterday was a little bump in the road of a long journey.

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LOPEYP 1/17/2013 8:59PM

    It's all a process. I am glad that you are learning along the way. emoticon

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PEPPYPATTI 1/17/2013 7:13PM

    Yes it is the the small changes that make a difference. Since I got my FitBit I have been challenging myself daily to get in more steps. I bet the scale is awesome!
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CAPECODBABE 1/17/2013 5:21PM

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 1/17/2013 4:57PM

    WOOHOO! Glad you are doing better today! Love it. Glad the scale is now a tool for you and becoming a friend that helps you stay on your journey. Good luck with those stairs.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 1/17/2013 1:20PM

    awesome I am looking into buying the aria, think it would be more accurate than the wii!!

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VIENKA 1/17/2013 12:57PM

  I used to be really scared of the "scale". I didn't weight myself for years telling myself that as long as I fit in my clothes and feel 'ok'... then it's good enough.

But it really isn't!! I'm weighting myself every week now so that I can keep track of my progress... no more lying and pretending!

1.5 lbs is OK, just have to take the steps to lose it now! : )

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IDJ1973 1/17/2013 12:56PM

    I like your blog. It is really hard for me to stay on track some day. I do much better during the week than on the weekends.

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