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2/3/14 9:37 P

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Put out Valentine decorations. Might have burned up a few calories and did a few stretches while doing so! emoticon

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1/11/14 10:23 P

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Checked out my new doc's place in a different town.

AND got to go to the library!!! woohooo

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1/5/14 8:18 P

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Began strength training, again.

Easy, gently, slowly emoticon

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11/20/13 1:09 A

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Got a bunch of household chores done!

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8/25/13 5:05 P

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Increased my stretching routine!!!! emoticon

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3/11/13 8:52 P

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It was something.... Oh yeah...... Finished making 2 cute little craft projects.

Okay, here's the problem: I don't want to give the projects away, yet there is no room for them! hmmmm

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3/9/13 6:11 P

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I tried rutabaga and parsnips today! There was a recipe for an Irish Stew that I made. It wasn't bad. The new veggies weren't bad at all.

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I went for 2 doggy walks today. And, one of them was with DH. THAT is his accomplishment, not mine. But, I was so glad that he'd decided to go with us. emoticon emoticon

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3/3/13 6:42 P

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Trying to stay with in my calorie range...so far so good:)

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3/3/13 4:55 P

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On Friday, we went for a hike. It was almost 4 miles and an 800 foot climb. emoticon
It took us 3 hours but we did it! And what a gorgeous view from the top.

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2/19/13 7:28 P

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Elisa, emoticon emoticon

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BRANDTS: emoticon I last about only 3 minutes on those things!

Lost a pound!!!! Yippee!!!!!

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2/19/13 12:10 P

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I gazelled for 60 minutes to day :)

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2/18/13 5:10 P

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emoticon Went for a walk!! Harvested a couple of daffodils -- shhhh

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2/18/13 11:24 A

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Good for you Elisa emoticon which I could have some:)



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2/16/13 12:24 A

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emoticon made my first ever veggie Quiche!!!!!

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I exercise for 60 minutes today and yesterday emoticon not bad at all for not really wanting to right:)



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2/10/13 9:42 P

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CINDY: emoticon

I used to tell DH to take THREE bites of a new food. First bite can be a 'shocker',
Second bite is in between. Usually the third bite, is just fine.

Finished purchasing btd present for my nephew.

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2/10/13 1:29 P

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emoticon , Elisa. I did that once too with my coffee. emoticon It was at a restaurant and they didn't bring me any sweetner and so I just started to drink it and it wasn't too bad. Of course, it tasted like it was really good coffee, not cheap stuff. I actually ran out of half and half and just used whole milk the other day. It wasn't too bad either. Just goes to show you that being willing to try something different works sometimes. And sometimes it takes a couple of tries. Thats the same thing with veggies for me. If at first I don't like it, I just try it again in the future and its not as bad as the first time. emoticon

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2/3/13 8:35 P

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CINDY: emoticon

I've sortof absentmindedly stopped adding sweetener to my tea. Interesting....

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2/3/13 5:49 P

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That's great KTACKEBE. I've started using whole milk and half and half. It's still too yucky using only whole milk but I'll get there. Keep up the good work! emoticon
My husband was in a small car accident; he wasn't hurt, it was just a fender-bender (literally). But he got very cranky (again) and I was able to handle it pretty well until he verbally attacked me. But I didn't run to food or drink. And we finally resolved the bad feelings. It sure helps to work on some of that emotional crap.

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1/22/13 12:55 P

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Now that's the spark spirit KTACKEBE, small changes will make big changes in the long run. My accomplishment today is making a walking date with a friend to catch up, instead of our usual lunch date.

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1/22/13 4:15 A

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Small victory, but I went from 2tbs to 1tbs of creamer in my coffee!

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1/21/13 6:35 A

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I was waiting for a phone call that never arrived, yesterday. To keep myself busy, I did some scrapbooking, worked on a few cards, and baked up some focaccia bread for dinner. It helped in keeping me from going stir crazy in my wait. BIG let down that the call never came.

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1/20/13 8:31 A

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Elisa, it is a challenge to get stuff done around the house when there is someone around at the same time. emoticon Hats off to you!

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1/20/13 8:29 A

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Still working to get the calories under control. Yesterday my big accomplishment was doing some repair work on a ratty & torn quilt. It's falling apart enough that I just need to sew any size patch on it....not keeping with the original pattern. But, it's the quilt that DH uses as a lap bankie and big-dog-who-thinks-she's-a-lap-dog is on his lap & on the quilt. emoticon

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1/13/13 8:45 P

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Getting things done around DH being home. LOL

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1/13/13 8:44 P

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LNSY: emoticon

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I am well within my calories and can go have a snack for dinner! I know that sounds kinda funny, but we had our big meal of the day when we had a late lunch. We went out to a restaurant and I had soup and salad.

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1/10/13 8:33 P

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Trying to keep Sparkin' while DH is talking to me. WHY is he doing this to me now????

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.....responded to a need for cheering someone up....enjoyed making and sending off a small something. I hope they like it! DD wanted the gift for herself. emoticon

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Thnx, Elisa. Yes, I am finally getting better. Shew, that was a bit of a doozy for awhile!

Today's accomplisments: Did the January Jumpstart Challenge Exercise videos for 2 days. I had joined yesterday afternoon, so didn't do the video (b/c of Zumba)...but did 2 today to make up for it.

Also, managing to spread the Spark a bit to another online group of parents I know from another walk of my life. Everyone is thinking of making a new start in January, and that's not all bad.

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Did the Team's New Challenge! LOL

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1/8/13 3:09 A

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2 days within my calorie range!!! emoticon

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LNSY: Sounds like deep breathing brings on the cough, but walking and doing easy stuff is fine. Hang in there! You ARE getting better! Whew!

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Went for a doggy walk today in the snow. Went to Zumba after missing it for a month. Yeh, felt good. The cough started coming back, toward the end.....when we were stretching. So, I DID make it through the whole class. I left 5 minutes early b/c of the cough. Still, it was good.

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1/4/13 8:37 P

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LIBBY: emoticon

CINDY: emoticon Learning how to do that, too!

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I had quite a victory the other day. Seems like things kept going wrong. I went to a funeral, my friend ended up in the hospital (she's better now), my husband got very cranky and argumentative. emoticon
I seemed to handle all these situations pretty well (I'm leaning more on God), even without eating (or drinking) myself into oblivion. Yay for me! emoticon

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Only had a slither of panneforte cake - seems like a major achievement (and didn't have a second/third/fourth slither either)

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Cooked up my first ham, ever!

Made a crockpot full of beans.

Put up a few more Christmas decorations.

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Not beating myself up for going off track. Wow, that feeling of being good to yourself, loving yourself enough to treat your body right by eating well and staying active. Oh, oh, oh, oh, what a feeling! emoticon

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Excellent LIBBY!

Boxed up all the Autumn stuff.

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bought a house in the country with my sister... Our plans for retirement. It is a thatch roofed cottage with another cottage and will be a holiday house for us until we manage to leave the cities. Very excited. Of course there is a bond etc etc.... but half half

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Biopsy came back negative--got back in good health for 2 weeks riding my exercise bike an average of an hour a day, then got struck down by a cold. Exercised thru it but down to half an hour average a day, then it went into my chest with this deep, rasping, whooping cough. Powered thru it until Tuesday then called in sick and rested. didn't sleep for more than a few minutes at a time for 4 days due to the cough. Last nite exercised for a half hour, and slept for most of 8 hrs in bed with only one coughing fit requiring me to get up and take cough syrup and honey. We'll try being on the road to mend again, with more rest and back to exercising. I HAVE got to learn to take care of me first.

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Got my walk in yesterday. Trying to get back on track & get back to tracking food better. This should not be so difficult for me to do. It's just a matter of disciplining myself.....

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I echo Cindyramie's post - making it a daily goal to stay on track with exercise and food and POSTING even with all the busy-ness of the holiday week. Stay well, Pat

I believe in myself, I am a strong woman. I will reach my goals, NOTHING & NOBODY will hold me down. I will live my life with integrity and intention. I will set a good example for my daughters and my son. I will be a woman that makes my grand children proud when they look at pictures of me long after I've left this earth.
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Staying on track with exercise even though I'm busy getting ready for Thanksgiving.

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Split a half-sub with my DH for lunch, instead of splitting a WHOLE sub. Had soup & salad for dinner, instead of a big burger.....

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11/8/12 9:54 P

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went to a body conditioning exercise class and for the first time could finish all the exercises - jumping jacks, running on the spot, lunges etc - used to stop before an exercise ended because I was too too tired. wonderful to realise that I am getting fitter

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I didn't drink any pop today. Or yesterday. Or the day before. emoticon

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Since I know I will eat more than my daily calories for Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holiday parties, I'm starting now to do some extra cardio. Today I got in an extra 20 mintues. emoticon

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Thanks BERRY4!

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emoticon MARIEREY!
Keep up the good work!

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I weighed myself this morning and am down 5 pounds since starting with SP!

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BERRY: Think you mentioned you have children living at home. Can you get one of them to track your food for you?

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I got through Halloween with only a couple of pieces of candy. Now I just have to avoid the clearance sales of the stuff at the stores! emoticon

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emoticon gym day (@ 100 min) = 25 min cardio + 60 min ST + stretching

Someone challenged me to begin to be as diligent with FOOD tracking as I am w/ exercise tracking. Hmmm... I feel successful at one, but NOT the other. (Can you guess which one?!?)

Sigh... I told her that might be a worthwhile "new year's" goal to develop diligence in that category.

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I started running again today-- it's been over a year, when I stopped due to injury. It felt great!

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Finished reading a book I started over a month ago! LOL

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I got a bunch of errands done for the day and didn't have to resort to fast food. emoticon

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Getting a little bit of house painting done and/or cleaning/prep work every day. Going by the motto of "slow and steady wins the race." emoticon

Edited by: LNSYLVSDOGS at: 10/13/2012 (00:10)
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Eating my Veggies!! (see Challenge)

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Yesterday: my first attempt ever at cooking ribs turned out fantastic!
Today: I went 3 miles, 2 of it jogging, and my knee held up.

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Made a slow-cooker grd beef stew for the first time. Tried to incorporate as many veggies as possible... to get read for the Challenge, starting Monday.... Eating a Rainbow.

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I certainly hope the results are "nothing to worry about!" FELICIAKS.
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This may sound silly, but I actually was able to accomplish fixing a home-cooked meal tonight. It's been a week since ds was in the hospital having surgery. LOTS of things have been "out-of-kilter!"
I really recommend the Spark people "Spaghetti Squash" recipe(s). The first 2 are the ones I targeted. Tonight I made the 2nd one. It was the first time I've ever tried spaghetti squash! I definitely will do so again!
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You all are doing so well. I get my stitches out tomorrow from my oral surgery and am SO looking forward to it. Hoping they have the biopsy results also and that there is nothing to worry about. Have to weed the flowerbeds tonight for an hour, but have gotten an hour in on the exercise bike this week by doing 2 30-minute sessions due to still being careful from surgery on Thursday.

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Today's victory is day 300 of 10minutes of exercise per day! I did 40 minutes of Zumba Fitness for the Xbox Kinect. It's been a while since I've done Zumba, so it was quite challenging.

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Wow Berry4, that's some great advise about losing weight vs maintaining weight. And I really need to change my behavior by making those good choices and feeling better about myself for that. I've done it before and it feels great. Now to make that more of a habit and not just a once-in-a-while type thing. THANKS!

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I guess I'm at a place where the work to get to a "healthy" spot is reminding me to do the work to STAY there and not slide.

Over the past 48 hrs. I've spent numerous hours at the hospital dealing w/ ds & an unexpected issue. However, I determined to choose healthy foods or just not eat. And I made sure to maintain my water intake.

* I'm trying to enjoy the little things and feeling good about choosing well.
* I'm thankful for the process of thinking things through to help me stay where I want to stay.

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Congratulations, BERRY4!!! emoticon

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3 months now that I've maintained my weight "range"!

...AND the large, digital gym scale agrees w/ my home scale.

Edited by: BERRY4 at: 9/19/2012 (01:27)
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I've been planning my snacks, and making them healthy ones that will fit into my calorie range..day 5!

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LNSY: emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Finally getting back in to the pattern of using the food tracker everyday. Staying within my calories (most days.)

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I sewed!!!!

I finally dragged out my sewing machine and set it up. I had a mound of project to get through.

After finishing a few projects, I realized there was a reason why it took me so long (months) to do it.

I hurt! My back and shoulders. AND it was exhausting -- not the sitting and sewing part, but the up, down and around of putting the completed project where they were supposed to go.

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Yay! I finally got back into my calorie range after a week of TOM snack binging.

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Getting laundry done!!

Also, not eating as much junk food. (I think what started the junk food thing was eating pizza. Although I had a salad with it and it was a veggie pizza.)

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Good Luck, Linsey! Doesn't walking after sitting all day feel wonderful?!
My victory today was to get back into my calorie range; partly by not snacking so much (yeah, I'm still working on that!). But it sure does help to drop the pounds.

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Managing to get in an hour of walking last night, even tho I'd spent the whole day driving. Now to figure out how to map my route..... I can do it, I can do it, I can do it.....(wish me luck.) emoticon

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I am working more on my cardio. It helps that my muscles are sore and can't to weight training for a few days.

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Walking tonight.


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I got out of bed, got dressed into workout gear and actually did a 20 minute workout! (Yesterday I only put the workout gear on....)

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Finishing book #10 of the adult summer reading program.

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Something I'm learning: "How do I want to FRAME the choices before me?"
I can decide to be deprived or empowered. I can decide how I want to feel. I can decide that my health IS worth making good choices for the long haul. I CAN do this!

(Honestly, I'm "in process"...and definitely NOT arrived.)

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My weight is down again!

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I just finished my last physical therapy session for my knee and I feel great! emoticon

At any given moment, you have the power to say: "This is NOT how the story is going to end."


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I got back on my bike today!

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Did not go over on my food intake.
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Yesterday, right before dinner, I was a little tired which usually leads to pre-meal nibbling. I put on my tennies, took a half hour walk listening to my ipod, and by the time I arrived home, I was calm and in control. Wow, these little distraction techniques really work!

At any given moment, you have the power to say: "This is NOT how the story is going to end."


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CINDY: Think of Quinoa as a grain like rice OR cereal. Put some sweetener in it. Yum!

Today = ate a nice salad, some of which I was able to harvest from my garden.

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Elisa: I tried quinoa from a box (like rice a roni) and I didn't like it all. I thought maybe it was because of the spices they put in it. It sounds like I'm not the only one who doesn't like the taste of quinoa. I guess the pizza toppings didn't hide that taste.
My victory was to pass up a lovely looking piece of decadent cheesecake dipped in chocolate at the store. I got a donut instead (probably a calorie difference of about a million). That way I wasn't depriving myself (too much).

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Finally got around to finishing an untried Quinoa Pizza Crust recipe. It needed to be baked in a 450 degree oven. Too hot for here, right now. The crust actually turned out! Still tasted like Quinoa, tho. hmmm

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Berry, how do you do a 'bod pod'?

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emoticon Berry! emoticon

My accomplishment today was to set my alarm for 4:20am, get ready, and go out into the garage to do my 30 minutes of strength training, before work. And I did it! emoticon

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I found out that my lean tissue vs. fat content is at a "good" health category and just 1% shy of "excellent" health. (I had a Bod Pod body composition measurement this week and it indicated that my hard work in both nutrition and exercise HAVE made a difference!)

My personal challenge is to be able to MAINTAIN this during my personal months of struggle (Oct. - Mar.) I don't want to lose what I've worked so hard to achieve.

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
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