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BTS - Recap - Tales From 100# Down

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

I just finished the first quarter of BTS (10 weeks) and am in the three week interim before the 2nd Quarter begins April 7th. It's a good time for review.

My Successes:

1) Daily connectivity to sparkpeople/team.

2) Many days when I would normally have "blown off" fitness I pressed on because of a team challenge.

3) When I stumbled I got up more quickly due to the encouragement and example of fellow team members.

4) I tried several new, healthy recipes.

5) I made new friends!

6) I was accountable to somebody which kept me from straying too far off the path.


My Stumbles:

1) Failure to track food on some days which always led to more calories eaten.

2) Settling for the minimum on fitness on days when I "could" have done more.

3) Eating too many calories in SUGAR

4) Eating too many meals out.


I look forward to the next quarter because we are going to do some new things and continue the things that HELP!

If you would like to join the BTS (Beyond the Scale) challenge click here and follow the registration instructions:


www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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gid=62659



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SEAWAVE 3/22/2014 2:56AM

    You're doing great! Congrats!
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PS Just registered for the BTS Challenge!

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SNOWYOGA 3/21/2014 11:12AM

    emoticon Inspirational! emoticon emoticon

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TRAVELGRRL 3/20/2014 7:48AM

    Like Heather, I allowed the weather to throw me off track. But here's to a new round, and a fresh start!

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 3/19/2014 6:16PM

    What an inspiration!

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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/19/2014 4:31PM

    Your wallpaper is beautiful. Tomorrow spring is here. Hope you have sunshine and no wind.

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JOYFULSPIRIT920 3/19/2014 7:35AM

    I think I allowed the weather to have too much of an impact on me this go-around. I gave into comfort foods and it definitely impacted my fitness.
Since the weather has improved slightly I'm much more motivated to go for a walk than to veg in front of the tv.
I'm looking forward to the next round too.

You got this :)

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NANCYTUNBERG64 3/19/2014 7:19AM

    Can't wait to be a part of this group. Sounds encouraging!!

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DRADDIE 3/18/2014 10:43PM

    Could wrote this same entry! Well said!

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NASFKAB 3/18/2014 9:35PM

  AWESOME

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TREYONE 3/18/2014 9:17PM

  You are doing an awesome job!!! emoticon emoticon

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GRLTAZ 3/18/2014 6:49PM

    Awesome !!

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123ELAINE456 3/18/2014 6:40PM

  You are doing Great. I like your list of accomplishments too. H0pe that you do well in the next Quarter. Keep Pushing Forward. You Can Do It. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care.

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SUSIEMT 3/18/2014 6:21PM

    Suzanne it was a good experience but I have way too much on my "plate" this time around. Good luck with the next quarter!

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4RASCALS 3/18/2014 6:05PM

    Your doing awesome. Keep pushing forward

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LYNMEINDERS 3/18/2014 5:50PM

    Woohoo..go you...well done

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PATTYJ48 3/18/2014 5:46PM

    This quarter was a learning curve for all of us. Next quarter will be much better. You can do and I know I can because of all I have learned from you and the other members.

Keep Pushing Forward!!! emoticon

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JEANNETTE59 3/18/2014 4:55PM

  You've got this.....more hits than misses and you've identified both emoticon

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IFDEEVARUNS2 3/18/2014 4:40PM

    You're doing great! Love the list of successes.

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BECCA315 3/18/2014 3:59PM

    It's always good to list our successes, even if we also have a list of things that side-tracked us. Keep up the good work!



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