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40 Days Left in 2013 - Lots of Spark Atta Girls Today!


Friday, November 22, 2013

Spark has been busy sending me out atta girls. Today I got -

2,000 Monthly Fitness Minutes award!
Crossed 50,000 fitness minutes!
Completed Welcome Guide award!

How did I get 2,000 minutes of exercise? I set a daily goal of 10,000 Daily Fitbit Steps

AND other things happened too -

1) My desire to change is stronger than my desire to remain the same!

2) I started 10,000 daily steps Monday October 28th. Then I blogged - 4 PM when I got back on the treadmill desk, I was at 9,700 steps so I am meeting a target of 10,000 steps today.

3) I stopped sitting on the sofa with a nice warm laptop to keep me warm, while I listened and watched CNN on TV, while I was on the internet. Now I am on my treadmill desk facing out on the street when I Spark, check email, Facebook, read online news, check my club activities, etc. I would be on my computer anyway but now I am getting exercise while I do it.

4) I record my daily steps and exercise minutes.

5) I am doing other types of exercise too.

6) I am doing Spark blogs to track what has been working for me.

7) I got hubby Sparking this year and he has lost weighted and increased his exercise. He walks daily for 90 minutes, gets lots of exercise doing renovations on our house, gardening, playing sports. Also he is competitive and upped his exercise so he could beat me to onederland. He hit the 190's last weekend. It's lonely in the 200's without him, so I am on my way!

Keep Sparking it works!

Edit - getting questions about the treadmill desk. I made my own treadmill desk - $0 made with things I already had, follow the link for a picture and instructions.

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STEVIEBEE569 11/24/2013 1:52AM

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SLIMLEAF 11/23/2013 6:39PM

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You are doing so well, Lynne! Keep up the good work!


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OLDERDANDRT 11/23/2013 4:22PM

    Wow!! You are really rockin' it!!! And right now, I can't even compete!! I am so proud of all your accomplishments!! Fabulous!! Keep up the fabulous work. (And don't forget, men tend to lose weight faster than us girls) (((HUGS)))

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LESLIELENORE 11/23/2013 2:47PM

    You are amazing!

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ANATASHIKI 11/23/2013 10:18AM

    you're doing awesome again! emoticon

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GEMLADYONE 11/23/2013 9:36AM

    Here's one more atta girl! Meeting your 10k step goal daily is a real accomplishment. I have the same goal, but usually miss one or two days a week. I don't think I've made it for even a week straight except maybe when on vacation!

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GRANDMACOO 11/23/2013 9:24AM

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We recently gave our treadmill, which we didn't use, to our daughter, who made a "desk" for it so she could walk while she is on her computer. She watches movies and is a gamer, so spends a lot of time on her computer. It's a great way to get exercise!

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KELLIEBEAN 11/23/2013 8:27AM

    You are a real go-getter. Congratulations on all of your healthy habits! That is so great how you have inspired your husband.

I love reading about your progress!

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TERI-RIFIC 11/23/2013 8:06AM

    Atta girl from me, too!! emoticon emoticon You are doing fantastic. Keep on going to One-derland and beyond!!!

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LYNNIERN 11/23/2013 5:41AM

    Congratulations on all you accomplishments!!

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NEWCHINELO 11/23/2013 3:11AM

    You will be there soon, emoticon

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SVELTEWARRIOR 11/22/2013 11:20PM

    You are my hero!!!!!!

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ROCKYCPA 11/22/2013 10:53PM

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68ANNE 11/22/2013 10:07PM

    Atta girl

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MNABOY 11/22/2013 10:03PM

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GEMINISUE 11/22/2013 8:39PM

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Soon you will be in the 190's, also!

Hugs
Linda

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/22/2013 8:38PM

    You and your hubby are both doing great!!

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_RAEVEN_ 11/22/2013 8:23PM

    Great job!!!! You're doing emoticon

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MT-MOONCHASER 11/22/2013 8:04PM

    Just keep on surfing, you'll get in mega-steps that way.

You'll be in one-derland soon, I just know it!

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WRITINGRUNNER 11/22/2013 7:51PM

    2000 minutes! That's incredible! emoticon Treadmill desk? Can you explain this please?

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ROCKPORT9 11/22/2013 7:40PM

    Atta girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon You will be in Onederland soon! What a gift you have given DH. hugs, Laurel

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