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6/15/13 7:25 P

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My WOW moment today came at the end of my workout (I did the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, level 1) -- for someone who started out with small, sluggish jumping jacks, the ones at the end were much higher energy!!



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6/15/13 3:31 P

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Having cycled 100 miles this week ( in 3 rides ) around the undulating ( hilly!) English countryside. emoticon



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6/15/13 3:21 P

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I met a group of friends for lunch yesterday. They noticed my arms were smaller and commented I looked smaller overall ! This further encouraged me to keep at it.

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6/15/13 9:59 A

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When I PR



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6/14/13 8:09 P

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this is only temporary


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6/14/13 8:07 P

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my wow moment came this week when i was able to jog without stoppin for almost a half a mile might not seem like a lot to runners out there but to me its amazing i was a 18 year smoker until sept 2012 and very much a couch potato and basically lazy ive been trying to get fit and more active my husband runs 6 miles a day im sure it would take me years to get to that but for now im so excited about my half of a mile woohoo


keep up the good work everyone else

this is only temporary


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6/14/13 5:24 P

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I've been on sparkpeople for a couple of years, but have gone through several falling off the wagon episodes. My first nine months I lost 35 lbs., but have slowly regained 20 lbs when not exercising or logging my food. Summer is always an off the wagon time ( I have 2 young kids that don't like being dragged to the gym 5 days a week). This summer I decided to try hard just to log my food and see what exercise I can do around the house. My wow moment came yesterday, when I lost 2 lbs. just from logging food in one week!!! Definitely motivated to keep logging all summer, but still missing the gym.



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6/14/13 3:34 P

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when a coworker told me this week that I'm looking great and could tell I'm really working hard at it! emoticon It really re-energized me!



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6/14/13 3:32 P

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being able to run!

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6/14/13 3:32 P

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When I was training for a half marathon last fall and ran 10 miles. Hmmm . . . that was awhile ago . . . need a new WOW moment.

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6/14/13 11:43 A

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Planted my veggie garden!

Time to take care of ME!


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6/14/13 10:42 A

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I saw the muscle definition in my arms last night while I was using the mirror to take out my contacts...MY arms. These big soft things?! Not for long!!! emoticon

What are you waiting for?


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6/13/13 10:46 P

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Today my bff acknowledged that I am losing weight... this made me feel sooo good emoticon

Edited by: BELLESTARR1 at: 6/13/2013 (22:46)
"Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul".
~~ Wayne Dyer


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6/13/13 3:32 P

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My current wow moment - my boobs are higher up than they used to be 4 weeks ago. And they uhm seem bigger/firmer!
Awesome!



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6/13/13 2:34 P

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My WoW moment is when I find myself craving exercise now even when I am in high pain. I also noticed that my clothes are looser and I have a waistline now.

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6/13/13 2:33 P

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Did a double take on the scale this morning because, after weeks of plateauing, I'd finally hit the -20lbs milestone emoticon

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6/13/13 1:20 P

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When I surprised myself by running for over an hour the other day, only stopping to walk for 5 minutes halfway through!

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6/13/13 11:51 A

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Lowered my cholesterol numbers. Getting it under control without meds !

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6/13/13 4:58 A

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I was drying off after a shower and I suddenly noticed that my thighs were completely firm and toned (probably for the first time in my adult life). I shouted out, "Oh my God, no more jiggle!"

I have been doing a daily walking routine for about 3 months now and I just noticed this a week or two ago. LOVED IT!

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Edited by: DIETCOLALOLA at: 6/13/2013 (04:59)
You don't stop doing things because you get old--- you get old because you stop doing things!


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6/13/13 4:16 A

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Last November when I got into a jacket that I had not fitted in for years. I did not get worn out because of my weight. It was a great feeling


How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.
Join the 10 minute challenge and get exercising.
See what you are made of by joining the 100 day challenge.

Links on my Spark page.
Don't forget to make your workout fun so as not to get bored with it.
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6/12/13 9:38 P

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Putting on the dress I'm going to wear for my son's wedding and it fits nicely. I still want to get 5 more pounds off though. Love that dress and I feel pretty sexy in it emoticon



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6/12/13 9:19 P

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When I walk past a mirror and I can't believe how differently my clothes look than they did on 4/9/2013. And when I realized that I could not tighten the belts on my dress slacks any more. I was on the last hole in April and now I can't tighten them enough!

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6/12/13 8:27 P

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Starting a new structured routine and liking it.

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6/12/13 3:40 P

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Can't decide between running for five minutes straight, being the closest to doing a full split I have ever been, or the fact that yesterday the summer skort that I thought would be to tight fit (snugly but it fit!)

The minefields of life never go away, we just get better at navigating them.

The only place success comes before work is the dictionary.

For I know the plans that I have for you says the Lord, plans for good not disaster that shall give you hope.
Jeremiah 29:11


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6/12/13 1:54 P

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When I opened the Portland Maine Spark Team page and saw I was in third for spark fitness minutes!!! Seriously, I almost fell out of my chair! I am on the podium!
I realized I can do this! emoticon

"Do. Or do not. There is no try."



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6/12/13 12:50 P

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My WOW ! moment ? I was THRILLED when I fit into a pair of size 13 blue jean shorts in the junior department at WalMart. 9 months ago when I started SP, I was wearing a size 18. emoticon

"Learn from me. . . . and you will find rest for your souls."
-- Jesus in Matthew 11:29


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6/12/13 12:45 P

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Whenever I lose even a gram!!! :))



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6/12/13 10:28 A

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The CIO at my computer looked at me the other day and told me I needed to stop losing weight. He didn't say it in a bad way though. His complement put a huge smile on my face for the rest of the day. It's nice when someone notices the hard work you've put in.

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6/12/13 7:19 A

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My bad WOW moment came when my A1C blood work came back at 5.9 which is considered pre-diabetic. I'm on the cusp and determined to turn this around.



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6/12/13 6:29 A

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that I started running yesterday on the treadmill and my knees could take it as usually it causes great pain! I am getting stronger

Roslyn -a NZer living in Hanoi, Vietnam
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6/12/13 5:57 A

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Lost 5 pounds emoticon



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6/12/13 5:54 A

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Realizing that every time I go for a run, my times and distances improve. That's an awesome feeling!



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6/12/13 5:17 A

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My wow moment is when I put on a pair of slacks and realize they are too big! Woo Hoo!



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6/11/13 7:56 P

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Great job,my wife is trying to lose weight and I think 60lb is her mark to lose. Great effort and great job on losing that much weight.



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6/11/13 7:55 P

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when my bulldogs come running to me when i get home.

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6/11/13 7:48 P

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When I seen that I went from using the last notch on my belt to the eighth.



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6/11/13 7:40 P

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My wow moment came today,I actually did 20 minutes of Tae-Bo,push-ups,and walked a mile. I am not over weight I weigh around 170 but have developed a slight belly but I can vaguely swee my abs,so hopely within a few weeks I will see more definition.



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6/11/13 7:39 P

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Passing the 60 lb mark

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6/11/13 7:27 P

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When I was cranking up my resistance in spin and realized I can do it!

Conquering instead of crumbling!


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6/11/13 3:48 P

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My Wow moment is when healthy eating leads to consistent weight loss & excellent mindset cause I am satisfied as long as some progress is being made with both consistently....

Today may there be Peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of Faith in Yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received & pass on the Love that has been given to you.


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6/11/13 2:05 P

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My scale said 139.8 this morning. I have not seen the 130s in at least 9 months. My "marriage fat" is gone! Off to tackle the "grad school fat"!



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6/11/13 1:21 P

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The day a couple of weeks ago when I was going through my strength training workout at the gym, and a few other ladies in the room said that they were very impressed with what I was doing.

(I was doing 60-second planks with my feet balanced on a medicine ball.)

I know my workouts have been getting harder over time, but didn't really think about what I've accomplished until that moment. When fit, slim, attractive women are impressed by something that I can do, I know I've made progress. Wow!



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6/11/13 12:22 P

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I can manage 5 days a week at boot camp due to extra energy from weight loss...wow.

I will NOT run emotionally from compliments and hide in fat layers for protection.


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6/11/13 11:19 A

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I don't know if it was my WOW moment, but it was definitely an eye-opener when I saw that the two eggs I had in the morning had significantly more cholesterol than the Dairy Queen Mushroom Swiss Burger I had at suppertime! Holy Moly! I'm not saying that I'm going to go on a steady diet of burgers, but I'm definitely cutting 2 eggs back to 1 egg every time I eat them!

It's all good, though. Four days of working with your tracking tools and a bit of extra knowledge and I've lost 3 pounds already! I''m definitely hopeful that I will have more WOW moments in the future.

Thanks, Sparkspeople, for being here and especially for being FREE!

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Edited by: MYPHITNESS at: 6/11/2013 (11:29)

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6/11/13 7:58 A

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Weighed in today and lost 1 lb. Down to 149. Wow!!!


Teresa

“Every choice you make has an end result.” ~Zig Ziglar

“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~George Bernard Shaw

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” ~Carol Welch





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6/11/13 12:06 A

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Hi. I'm new to SP and I'm glad to see you here! We are all cheering for you. Never give up and trust yourself.

Be still and know that I am GOD


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6/11/13 12:01 A

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I stayed within my calorie range and exercised. I even went to a SparkTeam and joined? I think that is what I did, anyway!

Be still and know that I am GOD


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6/9/13 9:08 P

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when people see me after a long time say oh my god is that you , you look stunning!lost a lost of weight !!

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when i hit a new goal/record


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