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Saturday, January 17, 2009      0 comments

Why I choose my goals is for better health. I do not like taking medication so if I can get off of them all the better. Also it would be nice to have more energy. One piece of good news is that I did lose about 5 lbs of the 30 I put on last y... Read more

Staying positive

Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

Avoid people that are negative, as they are jealous and fear change. Or even when you start to feel negative, you can turn those feelings around. To stay motivated Dean Anderson posted "5 STEPS to Mindful Self-Motivation" www.dailys... Read more

checking goals

Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

Do goals need to be reevaluated? Sometimes goals may be more specific and actions steps redefined. I seem to always want to do more. Sometimes that is possible sometimes it is not. I am making progress and that is what is important. How a... Read more


Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

What rewards do you have for yourself? emoticon My favorite reward is a day trip. It is nice to have something ... Read more

Reminders to keep focused

Tuesday, January 13, 2009      1 comments

Take advantage of technology. Sign up for motivational emails or text messages, (Spark mail does that for me.) set reminders on your computer, (make a motivational wallpaper) or have a friend call and check in on you. (that's what fam... Read more

Plan B

Monday, January 12, 2009      0 comments

When it came to little children, moms generally had a backup plan (spare clothing, etc.). When it comes to food , I have emergency meals (healthy frozen dinners). In regard to exercise, it looks like I will have to come up with a Plan B, bec... Read more

Being Positive

Sunday, January 11, 2009      0 comments

"Practice saying, thinking and writing positive things about yourself. Acknowledge and take credit for the things you've done well, and recognize your abilities and talents. Keep a list to add to, think about, and read to you... Read more

Don't expect perfection.

Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

Messing up is part of life. What is important is not throwing in the towel. Your next breath is an opportunity to get back on track. emoticonRead more

Creating a motivational collage

Friday, January 09, 2009      0 comments

"Find inspiring pictures, encouraging words and quotes, or anything that reminds you of your goal. Glue it all together and place it where you can see it daily. This is your vision a clear, motivating, and energizing reminder'"... Read more


Thursday, January 08, 2009      0 comments

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


Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

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. ... Read more

Share your goals

Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

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

Timeline and Deadlines

Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

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

Develop an action plan for every goal.

Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

* Eat healthy - menu planning is on Sunday * Be Active- boot camp and signed up for Water Walking which starts on Monday. * Healthy habits set up self care routine for am and pm... Read more


Saturday, January 03, 2009      0 comments

"Post your written goals in places where you'll see them often" I have a card that reminds me to just breathe. This helps me to remember to be kind to myself.... Read more

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