track your progress,
record your successes
and learn from your
mistakes. When you
have a bad day, use it to
remember why you
chose these goals and
how far you've come.
Keeping a journal also helps keep you on track. ... Read more
Enlisting a diverse support system can be daunting. I'm just thankful that I have a husband that does not object to the lifestyle changes. Thankfully he is willing to try new foods and wants to be more healthy too.
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This is a tough one for me. I do not mind sharing some goals, however there are some I would prefer to keep private. Perhaps it is fear of failure or admitting to others that I have these flaws in the first place.
Are there goals that you pref... Read more
Turn wishes into goals.
You start off with "I want to..." and unless you have a structure set up, the "I want to's" fade from view.
For example my "be active" meant signing up for Water Walking (which starts tonight) and doing Bootcamp. ... Read more
*Word each goal so that it is clear and measurable*
* Eat healthy -To eat healthy, you have to have a plan. On Sunday morning I will plan out my menu for the week, including snacks. Having a meal plan will help me.
* Be Active- ... Read more
In accordance with 31 Tips for Unbreakable Resolutions calendar, January 1st states,
"Writing down your goals (in specific terms) means you're
more likely to achieve them."
Eat healthy - I have my meals and snacks planned out.
Be Activ... Read more
This was the title of a post on the daily blog www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=list_3_wishes_and _resolve_to_make_them_come_true that inspired me to solidify my goals, My goals are the same, which is to change over to a ... Read more
"Changing your lifestyle. It takes will power and a lot of work to change your habits. " www.sparkpeople.com/comm unity/ask_the_experts.asp? q=29
Oh my! Grazing is a habit? Heavens noooooooo.... not another habit to g... Read more
Perhaps there have been excuses. But this morning was another thing. Talk about spacey. It was a bit scary. And my jaw is still swollen.
Tomorrow, tomorrow, there's always tomorrow.
For now I know that today was not the day. But I st... Read more
Feasting on ginger ale that actually has ginger in it. It helps settle my upset stomach. I'm checking my blood glucose levels. They seem to be fine. I'll be eating soft stuff for a bit. The Vicodin is working, Nap time!!!
Tomorrow = Excuse... Read more
Truly, I am not trying to be a "negative nancy". However my time to devote to this right now is somewhat limited. By the end of the week, I have a bit more time to figure out this site.
My A1C have been great, but I'll get tested toward th... Read more
While there is a lot here, taking one bit at a time does help. I'm working on the nutrition portion. Once that becomes familiar then I'll move on. I think what did not help me is that I just got off some meds so my body is adjusting.
So far ... Read more
Perhaps it is not my time to tackle this site, as I am a bit overwhelmed. Either adjustment time is needed or I should use the old fashioned method of meal planning. I'll start with that and see if I can meld the two. I'll be using the SPmeal p... Read more