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Time to redefine FIT
I've stopped measuring my progress so much by the scale -- it's just too stubborn, and ready to show every tenth of a lb. gained after a normal meal and no tenths of a lb. lost after a hard work-out and near-starvation. For the first time in my... Read more
Thank you, Teddy Bear Team!
Such an outpouring of love and good wishes for my Day in the Lemonade Stand! Thanks, Teddies. I've been given the food-fuel, the appliances to prepare it and the workout clothes I need to help you rock this 5% Challenge. Let's do it! WooHoo!... Read more
Fitbit says Tidying up around the house can help you lose weight
More suggestions for our week of decluttering in the 5% Challenge.
We know that "Heavy Housecleaning" is included in SP's list of acceptable exercise for fitness and calorie burning. However, in this short article, Fitbit is not talking ab... Read more
Declutter All Aspects of Your Life
Here are some of Deepak Chopra's thoughts on the advantages of one of our 5% Challenge activities this week:
Clear Clutter and Enhance Your Environment
by: Deepak Chopra, M.D.
When we are awake to our essential self, we feel happy, l... Read more
How I spent Easter with my family...
Thanks to my sweet daughter, who always tries to include me when she and my son and his family are thousands of miles from me on holidays, and thanks to the wonders of technology (remember when we had to take film to be developed?), I received t... Read more
I must say...
... that I am humbled by your generosity of spirit in naming me a Motivator. I feel we all encourage each other, and I have benefited so much from all the info that you guys have shared on Sparkpeople and from the warmth of the friendships I hav... Read more
Laugh if you want to be happy and healthy!
In my 5% Winter Challenge, this week we are logging points for keeping our mood elevated. Research apparently shows that being happy helps us lose weight - we will eat less and move more. One of the articles listed laughing as an effective way ... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
I was looking through some of my old blogs for a link to a walk/jog audio aid. I haven't found it, but I did find this pledge which it just seems fitting to resurrect on January 1.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Taken from BBonet's blog
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So glad to still be here...
...happy and healthy! Another year down, 70 more to go! Hey, why not? I come from a line of long (and short) "livers." I'm trusting that my genes, if I happened to get the long-living ones, medical science, and my good common sense about car... Read more
I made brownies for the office Christmas party...
... and did not eat a single one. Well, we won't count the crumbs that stuck to the knife that just happened to fall off when I was cutting them.
You see, brownies are one of my favorite desserts. Unfortunately, the older I get the more... Read more
Yes, I did it!
I'm looking at 133 on the scale, no matter how many times I step off and step on. There's satisfaction in attaining my goal.
But now I'm starting to worry. Next week is Thanksgiving, and nothing I'll be eating is low-cal except the gree... Read more
This time, I think I'm gonna make it!
This is the last week of our Fall 5% Challenge. Yesterday I weighed in at 134.4 and today at 134 (just checking to be sure that it wasn't going to be one of those "down one day and up the next" deals). My goal, not just for the challenge, but... Read more
Oh, NO! Not my pizza coupons!
One of my challenges "The Fit Food Challenge" featured this article on how to make our environment more conducive to the changes we say we want to make. I was all for cleaning out and organizing the fridge and pantry, etc. Then it got serious... Read more