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Thursday Thoughts

Thursday, May 09, 2013

So yesterday turned out to be a "good" day. It took me forever to finish the report I was working on and I didn't get in that much movement but I made a conscious effort to get up whenever I could. Today's article brings home the point that I have to own my choices and tell my story. "The story you are telling yourself at any moment is the foundation of your motivation, or lack of it. Make sure you are telling yourself the story you need to hear. And the best way to really come to believe your story is to see it come true in the small, well-chosen steps you take every day. "

I don't know why I stopped setting daily goals for awhile but I do know that it is important right now that I keep doing it.
Here is the link to today's article if you are so inclined:


www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_articles.a
sp?id=634


Goals for today!

emoticon Complete at least 1 report and make all needed phone calls emoticon

emoticon Complete at least 2 strength exercises

emoticon Cook all of dinner tonight-not just the side dishes

emoticon Drink at least 16oz of tea and at least 96oz of water
Water done
emoticon 5 servings of freggies at least
3
emoticon Wrap up the meat for the freezer emoticon


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IKACEY 5/10/2013 3:26AM

    I find listing what I need to get done for the day and making a kind of todo list helps me get things done faster and easier. Great thought!
The motivation articles from yesterday and today are wonderful. There is a third that fits with it:
25 Ways to Get Back on Track Today
Don't Give Up on Your Goals!
-- By Nicole Nichols, Fitness Instructor & Health Educator
http://www.sparkpeople.
com/resource/motivation_article
s.asp?id=1062
The three of them together really blew me away and I am much better set to handle the ups and downs now. Thanks for starting me off emoticon
IKacey co-leader of the Chair Exercise Team



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SIMCYN 5/10/2013 2:37AM

  congrats for meeting your goals for yesterday.
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JEAN111766 5/9/2013 10:40PM

    I had a very productive work day... but it was because I wrote down what I wanted to get done. Now I need to convert that to my health journey...

love your blog and ideas!!!

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FISHER011 5/9/2013 10:05PM

    Nice blog!Thanks for sharing & reminding me to write down my goals-I am working on it!

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LOTUSBURGER 5/9/2013 8:09PM

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CHERIJ16 5/9/2013 2:06PM

    Great idea! I wrote my strength training goals down last night and they are the first things I did this morning after my walk. It really helps to get it out of your head and on paper! emoticon

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