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Day 7 is here!!! Last blog of the week...

Friday, March 08, 2013

first of all, let me say how much I have enjoyed getting to know my new team from the wonderful and insightful blogs this week. You ladies rock!! And I have become quite fond of this team.

Here's what I want my team to know- this challenge has been really different for me than past 5% challenges I've been in where I was on an extremely competitive team and it was all about posting those minutes as soon as possible and getting the most points possible every day and waiting with baited breath to see which team landed first, etc etc etc.
Well, I don't even know who came in first this week! Who cares? I've learned that winning isn't the only great motivator. Being part of a caring, vibrant, funny, diverse team is. So I'm not even checking the stats, I don't care if we spend way more time on the plane than on the ground.

It IS the journey.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
POPSY190 3/12/2013 4:58PM

    I came across this which deals with why calorie-in-energy out doesn't always work over time; it's a mathematical explanation:

I have a fitbit, which suits my needs and doesn't demand too much of my time! emoticon

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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 3/9/2013 4:13AM

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SCHNOOTIE 3/8/2013 11:21PM

    You have been very motivating, understanding, loving and funny (FUNNY !!!). So it's been a treat traveling with you and getting to know you better. Glad you are enjoying this team as much as I am!

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SIGNAL38 3/8/2013 11:21PM

    So true! I love this team and feel lucky to be able to share my journey with them.

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POPSY190 3/8/2013 2:18PM

    That's interesting what you say about the team character. I've always been a CT so didn't know how others were. Here, the discussion tended to be concentrated on the LTGL side of things. I think this part of the challenge has been brilliant for getting to know about our common concerns. emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 3/8/2013 1:28PM

    So true! emoticon emoticon

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AMYTRIPP 3/8/2013 9:55AM

This is my first 5% challenge and I'm so glad I got placed on the Casual Travelers team - the friendly, non-competitive atmosphere is right where I belong.

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BETHICANFLY 3/8/2013 9:47AM

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Truth. I just read truth!


I've had to have the same chat with myself. I knew this team would be healthier for me, but it didn't mean that my competitive spirit didn't raise it's head once or twice. But I'm so glad I've been forced to concentrate on my personal journey. That's where I want my focus to be. I just need a little help sometimes.


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LOOKINGUP2012 3/8/2013 9:38AM

    So true! Enjoy the journey. emoticon

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MTULLY 3/8/2013 9:29AM

    You are so right!

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