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Although it's' not fashionable to admit these days, negative motivation (not to be confuse with self-beratement) is more effective for me than positive motivation. What will happen if I continue on my current path without making changes? I ima... Read more
Going clothes shopping makes me feel inadequate because most nice clothes are marketed toward people with better proportions and salespeople are neither helpful or knowledgeable with a few exceptions.... Read more
2 weeks post ablation
I had an ablation to address a relatively routine racing heart beat, and I'm going to track my exercise and heart experience over the next three weeks as I try to recover a fit lifestyle. I am very surprised at my need to be careful now. My he... Read more
I thought I'd get on the scale to see how I was doing, but this did not show much. Now the test is really on to make SURE I am using other forms of motivation to stay away from the sugary snacks. What's keeping me going is the hope that even w... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge Update
I am getting better at resisting sugar. I was in CVS today, where I almost always pick up something. Whether it's an ice cream bar or a sweet. Today however, bought only what was on my list. These are the thoughts that have helped me:
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Sweet Tooth Challenge Update Feb
I am a little behind, but I am starting to bring sugar under conscious control. I am looking more at sugar figures for drinks, since that seems to be my weakest point and the type of food I take in without thinking.... Read more
Attainability is frustrating. It's demoralizing to see weight move in the wrong direction even if it is just a random fluctuation.
Smart Goal : Drop 4 lbs. of weight, based on morning weigh in by 2/15/13. (this takes into account that 2 ... Read more
For one week, I am going to track my time in social media, then review at the end how much time was actually productive.... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge Update
I've had about a week of this, and I am generally starting to see a pattern of times. Sometimes I crave something crunchy, and sometimes soft, but it's usually around 4:30. If I don't have breakfast, I crave chocolate at around 10:30.
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I am going to look to ensure that I'm not wasting time. This morning, I will park quickly and walk in rather than circling the lot looking for a "good spot"
As for the sweet tooth challenging, I am noticing that I crave sweets at about 10 ... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge
Our company recently set-up a commissary on the honor system. I spend at least $15 a week there, usually on sweets. A morning soda and an afternoon candy stop had become an essential part of my day.
Recently, I joined the Tame Your Swee... Read more
Fell off the wagon, and hard
You probably saw that coming, right? But today I pick myself up and begin again. I must make use of the early mornings to exercise. A prerequisite to that is getting more done at night. I cannot allocate both work and exercise to those preciou... Read more
The sun is rising pretty early, but I'm not rising with it. I used to be such a great morning exerciser. What could be some causes of this lack of motivation? Perhaps I'm lacking a powerful goal. A powerful goal has to be something besides "l... Read more
Keep Going Strong
Weighted in at 204 today, which is a bit lower than when I started this at 207. I still need to increas my daily exercise from 30 to 45 minutes. I'll fill in the rest with light exercise, such as walking.... Read more
I love to swim, although I think I flail about too much in the water. However, I can say that this is the one exercise I truly enjoy, and not just doing it because it's good for me. I like cycling, but it seems that I'm always fighting the bike... Read more