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Back on Track - June 14


Saturday, June 14, 2014

Finally am getting on a much better track. I am using the Spark Streak tracker to inspire and to encourage me to get with the program.

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Drinking water is one of the things i just could not do. So my goal was just 4 glasses a day - so far 57 days! YEAH!! I put tally marks on the white board we have on the fridge each time i empty my glass and fill it again. And i have a son who encourages me along the way. And yesterday actually drank 7 glasses - felt like i was drowning but i am sure my body will adjust as i gradually increase.

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Another thing i am tracking is minutes of exercise each day. My current goal is at least 15 minutes each day. I am counting the gardening and the housecleaning i am doing. Don't know if they really count, but for me it keeps me motivated to do more each day - just up out of the chair and moving. And am feeling much better - a bit stronger and my legs are not achy as much.

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My weight has actually gone back up 3 - 4 pounds, but i am not focusing on that. And my son tells me that muscle actually weighs more than fat - so i am using that as my excuse for now.

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And by blood pressure has dropped back down where it belongs. Have had a bit of added stress recently, but am telling it to just get lost. Don't need it or want it right now in my life.

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Well, up out of this chair and off the computer for a while - and back to cleaning in my bedroom.

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MARTHA-ANN 6/18/2014 4:06AM

    Great going Barb, you can do it emoticon

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CAT-IN-CJ 6/14/2014 8:58PM

    Way to go! Do whatever ya gotta do to keep motivated.

I'm with ya. . . . we can do this!!!!

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LACEYKYLE 6/14/2014 7:14PM

    emoticon progress!!!

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USMAWIFE 6/14/2014 6:48PM

    Congrats on the goals you have achieved

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SOPHINEZ 6/14/2014 4:26PM

    Great attitude! Keep going! My son is helping me too!! emoticon

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