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My 1 Year Spark Anniversary - lessons learnt and steps forward

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Well, it's been a year and 32 kgs down.
Lessons of 2013:
+Be patient and kind to yourself and everyone else.
+Understand everyone has their own story and will interact with you accordingly. It's usually not about you.
+Every day is a new beginning.
+One mistake isn't any more or less than that.
+No food is out of bounds; only huge quantities.
+Continue with the process even if you keep slipping up.
+Move every day and be joyful.
+Use Sparkstreaks for motivation.
+Don't be a slave to the scale but use it to inform you.
+Trust.
+Observe and acknowledge your journey.

Next Steps:
I have 20 kgs to go before I hit my goal. The Christmas season has left me a bit shaky because I forgot to practise the above observations! So for my next year on Sparkpeople...

1. 30 minutes of exercise each day.
2. Jog every second day.
3. Savour each bite.
4. Practise mindfulness.
5. Stick between calorie range.
6. Increase whole foods.
7. Practise gratitude and positivity.
8. Take time to rejuvenate and de-stress.
9. Drink more water.
10. Moisturise daily.

Best wishes to all for a successful 2014.
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HABITATVITALITY 1/10/2014 7:30PM

    Gosh! 32 KGS down?! Incredible! CONGRATULATIONS! Yes if we make a mistake we just got to shake the dust off our feet and keep walking forward. ok? You'll to the next 20kgs fine I know you will.

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FIFIFRIZZLE 1/1/2014 11:38AM

    Congratulations on your achievements last year. We are on the same page with our achievements and goals. Here's to finishing the weight loss project and beginning the maintenance project this year.
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WENDYJM4 1/1/2014 4:10AM

    happy Spark emoticon 32kgs down emoticon

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LESLEE33 1/1/2014 1:46AM

    2013 is a year you should be proud of emoticon I wish you all the best in 2014!

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RDEE22 1/1/2014 1:32AM

    WOW congratulations!! You have stuck at it and come so far. We will get there this year.
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SUSIEPH1 12/31/2013 10:37PM

    emoticon Blog!
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ANGGEL40 12/31/2013 10:26PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy New Year!

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LIVINGFREE19 12/31/2013 9:47PM

    You have learned so much, and done so well!

I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year, my friend!

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