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my weird motivation

Thursday, April 25, 2013

I have found the weirdest things can motivate me. I hung 20 paperclip chain above my desk the first of the year along with 3 red ones that I had to put on the chain if I gained. It is a visual I see every day and I am down to 8 paperclips now - just 8 more pounds to reach my first goal for the year - I will be weighing below 200 pounds for the first time in over 20 years. My next goal will be to get below 180 pounds the lightest I have been in 34 years. Small steps work better for me.
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    Great idea!!!
    1696 days ago
    Great visual motivator! I think I may try that idea in some form myself. emoticon on getting below 200lbs and emoticon to reach the 180lbs. That a long journey to your goal but how well you have handled it. emoticon
    IKacey co-leader of the Chair Exercise Team

    1696 days ago
    great visual!!!! great idea
    1696 days ago
    Love the visual incentive! I may try something like this! emoticon emoticon
    1696 days ago
  • TLG71567
    That's a great idea. I use a pedometer for the same reason. I get hooked on seeing how many steps I can take in a day. Anything that keeps you motivated is a good thing. Congratulations on being so close to your goal! Yeah for you. emoticon
    1696 days ago
    I love it !

    1696 days ago
    That is actually I really good idea!
    1696 days ago
    Good job. Keep up the good work. The idea of the paper clips is a good one. Visualizing your goal everyday keeps you motivated as well as on track
    1696 days ago
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