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5/26/17 2:53 P

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I'm hanging in there despite pain and swelling. I've done all of my exercises!

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3/30/17 8:38 A

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Not gross Lindsey, you're just practical.

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3/20/17 8:49 A

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Don't mean to be gross, but, I'm proud of myself for finally gargling with warm salt water & for how much it helped! Have had a bad cold for the last few days. emoticon


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3/14/17 11:01 A

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Bending my right knee 110 degrees!

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3/4/17 10:33 A

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Using better pacing of my activities.

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2/8/17 2:42 P

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Good going, Linsey!

I'm proud of following my training plan with 11 quarter mile intervals at 2:22. I did it!! -Marsha


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2/7/17 10:35 P

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Got laundry done & took care of a sick doggy.


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2/3/17 8:05 A

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losing 7.8 pounds since 12/10/16 to back into goal weight range!


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Great job, Eileen! Let us know how Gold's Gym works for you.


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1/18/17 3:58 A

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Well done Eileen!

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1/5/17 4:31 P

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Almost eight weeks straight with my original three mini habits. I'm noticing a difference in my knees. Added a fourth mini habit as of Jan 1. That habit is to get rid of AT LEAST one thing a day.
Exercise streak still going strong - working on week 222. Finally was able to take my reward for four years. Gold's Gym finally started a convenient location for me. I signed up and will start going at least one day a week starting next week. I want to use the incline tread mills so when I hike out of Florida I'll be in better shape. Also plan on using weight machines. The whole complex is not up and running. When it is, will look into their classes.
Have got some nice hikes lined up including the one I'm leading later this month plus the pre-hike.

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12/27/16 5:15 P

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Keep up the good work!

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12/19/16 9:05 P

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I've got over a five week streak of the mini habit. I'm noticing an improvement with my left knee on stairs. Yeah!!

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12/19/16 12:19 P

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Way to go Eileen!

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11/28/16 10:24 A

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Working with book, "Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Result" by Stephen Guise. I've got three "habits" I'm trying to develop and already have over two weeks. (Tracking with SparkPeople, an Android App, and stars on a calendar.) Have a reward chosen for four weeks. After starting and maintaining my exercise streak (now at 216 weeks), I am confident of being able to stay with the mini habits.

My knees don't like certain things (like steps) so one of my mini habits are a short routine of knee stretches. I'm trying to develop mindfulness, so another of my mini habits is a minimum of five minutes of meditation. The final mini habit I'm working on right now is writing an entry in my Gratitude Journal. I bought my journal in 1998. I thought I was only using for that year. Instead, I use small post-its to add additional year entries. It has been hit or miss for me to use it but I love looking over previous entries. The journal I'm using is, "The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude" by Sarah Ban Breathnach. Starting Jan 1st. I'm going to add a fourth mini habit. It will be to get rid of a minimum of one item each day.



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11/28/16 8:48 A

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Way to go Eileen!

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10/30/16 7:50 A

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Exercise streak is now over four years. Plan to join a fitness club for reward. There are strong rumors that Gold's Gym will be opening at a convenient location. I'm waiting a bit to see if that happens.

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10/8/16 6:33 P

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Staying with my program!

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10/4/16 9:04 A

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For eating a healthy breakfast!

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9/24/16 7:13 A

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The amount I have been able to increase my activity!

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9/14/16 10:22 A

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I got dressed today!

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11 mile run today, very carefully


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not panicking when weight went up


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7/23/16 10:34 A

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Trying to stay positive.

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7/20/16 5:52 P

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Managing my pain fairly well.

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7/15/16 8:06 P

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Recognizing how to identify some of my physical limitations.

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7/12/16 7:17 A

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Good for you, Cyndi!

I'm proud to be following the Sugar Smart Express program with no deviations!! I've never had a week eating so low in sugar/sweeteners before!!


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7/10/16 3:15 P

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Thinking of some solutions for some of my issues.

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7/5/16 9:39 A

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Way to go Jane!

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6/23/16 11:45 A

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Finishing five "perfect" healthy days in my calorie range as of midnight last night!

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6/17/16 12:31 P

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Resting those sore muscles.

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6/15/16 11:18 A

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I am proud of myself for the progress I have made with rehabbing my hips. It is hard but I am up to the challenge!

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5/25/16 6:00 A

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I am proud of my organizational skills!

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5/24/16 7:40 A

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Getting almost everything on my to do list finished!

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5/14/16 12:32 P

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Good for you, Cyndi!

I'm proud of my run this morning!


My Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!

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5/12/16 7:23 P

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Digging my heals in and getting a date for my final pre-op. I had a very successful day!

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Making a significant dent in my to do list.

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Planning out specific tasks that I will need to complete before my next surgery.

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Working on activity pacing.

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Getting an early handle on the laundry today.

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Getting plenty of much needed sleep last night!

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For taking a stand for what is right!

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I am proud of myself for getting up early and getting things down this morning.

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Being a ferocious doggie mommy!

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Yesterday I walked 9,341 steps!

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Today I am proud of myself for staying active.

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4/11/16 2:49 P

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Well done Jane!

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Eating "clean" for one week! Today starts week 2. It's been SOOOO long since I've made it seven days.

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Wow! The caps lock must have been on my last post! LOL

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For.....GETTING UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT TO TAKE THE PUPPY OUTSIDE EVEN THOUGH I wanted to snuggle back under the covers!

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3/31/16 1:39 P

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Trying to take the older dogs for a walk around the block.

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3/30/16 6:44 P

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I am proud of myself for finishing everything on my to do list.

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3/29/16 5:24 P

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I am proud of myself for making strides in only taking responsibility for my own behavior. I don't have to be responsible for the whole world, just for me!

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