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GEORGIE_BOURKE
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12/2/12 5:38 A

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On a typical day, my motivation is...

Strong
Average at best
Fluctuating
Non-existant
Something else not listed here

My motivation starts out Awesome! Like I am so excited and pumped to go on treadmill or for a walk....and then by the time I'm finished work & able to exercise - it's fizzled out..

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Despetately seeking Georgie - finding the person I once was!


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11/19/12 11:11 A

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On a typical day, my motivation is...

Strong

I've never been one to fluctuate on something once I've decided that that's how I feel about it. I tend to make decisions regarding my emotions and roll with it. For me to act on something I have to be physically ready and emotionally ready. So since I've decided that I'm going to eat healthier, that's that. I've been physically ready for years, but not quite emotionally ready until the beginning of this month. Bam! Healthier eating habits.
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"A point in every direction is the same as having no point at all."
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WHISPERINGPINE9
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11/14/12 9:21 A

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On a typical day, my motivation is...

Strong
Average at best
Fluctuating
Non-existant
Something else not listed here



On a typical day I would say my motivation is average.....right now not doing great. Just getting over surgery and recouping.



Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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11/13/12 4:54 A

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When strength training, what is your favorite muscle group to work out?

Upper body
Core
Lower body
Other
I don't strength train




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Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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11/12/12 5:15 P

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I like Lipton's Cranberry Pomegranate and their Orange Passion Fruit and Jasmine teas. I like them both without sugar or sweeteners.


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11/12/12 11:58 A

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I could probably drink my weight in regular old sweet tea every day, as I'm from the South. For special teas, I like the Strawberry Kiwi from Teavana, or creamed Chai tea on ice. Thai tea (minus the tapioca balls) is also a weakness of mine.

"A point in every direction is the same as having no point at all."
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11/12/12 7:56 A

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What type of tea do you like best?

Black
Oolong
Green
White
Herbal
Something not listed here
Not applicable




I really enjoy my flavored herbal teas in the afternoon.


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COCHRANE0511
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11/9/12 5:59 P

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Listening to smooth jazz or gospel music.

Watching fish swim in the pond

Listening to my portable waterfall



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11/8/12 7:56 A

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What is your favorite mind-body exercise?


Yoga
Pilates
Tai Chi
Meditation
Other



For me....Pilates!


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11/7/12 8:05 A

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What's your biggest food vice right now?

Sweet foods
Salty foods
Fried foods
Creamy foods
Cheesy foods
Processed/packaged foods
Other (Share it in the comments!)




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Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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11/6/12 9:45 P

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11/6/12 8:50 P

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My Thanksgiving attitude:
Everything in moderation.

It is a Lifestyle change NOT a Diet!


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11/6/12 12:05 P

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Will be getting in a good, long workout in the morning.

After that....it's eat, drink and be merry (without guilt). Back on track Friday.


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11/6/12 9:26 A

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Hmm... since I am in Italy and so don't get to do 'american' food all that much, I would say that this year is going to be 'eat, drink and be merry', especially since some friends of mine from the US are coming over =). I will try to pay for it later in the gym lol.



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11/6/12 9:09 A

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For those that are celebrating Thanksgiving this Month.......What's your Thanksgiving food attitude?


Eat, drink and be merry!
Everything in moderation
Pay for it later at the gym
Count every calorie
Start over again on Monday
Something else not listed here
I don't celebrate Thanksgiving




I'm from Canada and already celebrated Thanksgiving but I would say......Enjoy the day and the food and start over after the weekend.

Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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11/5/12 11:03 P

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Oooh, this is a tough one. I think becoming a parent would be the ultimate moment for me. I have lived in fear for so long that I would never find the right guy and never be a mother. I finally did find an amazing man about 4.5 years ago and we got married just over a year ago. Now to make the rest come true...(hoping weight loss makes it happen a little easier/healthier!)



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11/5/12 11:52 A

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Definitely getting to my goal weight would make me happiest -- I'm lucky to have a great job, friends and family near by, and the marriage thing will happen in its own time. But getting to my goal weight would open up activities and hobbies that I want to be able to do, give me more energy and motivation to get through my day, and have a better figure so i can dress a bit better and feel more comfortable socializing with my friends.


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FUTUREBONDGIRL
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11/5/12 8:04 A

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I think getting to my goal weight would be a catalyst for many of these other things. I lack confidence which means getting my dream job or meeting someone & falling in love is something I don't think I can do yet.

The Greater the Challenge, the More Glory in Overcoming It.


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11/5/12 4:13 A

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Which of the following would make you feel happiest?

Reaching my goal weight
Going on a dream vacation
Getting a raise and/or promotion
Retiring
Spending more time with friends or family
Landing my dream job
Becoming a parent
Getting married
None of the above



For me it would be spending more time with my family and friends. My family lives several hours away from us so we only get to see them around 4 times a year. Lots of our life long friends live in different provinces so we don't get the opportunity to visit them often or them us.



Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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FUTUREBONDGIRL
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11/4/12 8:58 P

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11-20 pounds so far!

The Greater the Challenge, the More Glory in Overcoming It.


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11/4/12 6:18 P

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20+

Hit the 30 lb mark and have stalled out ... time to make it 30 PLUS ;)

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11/4/12 8:16 A

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20+ pounds

"If you can dream it, you can do it" - Walt Disney

"It's kind of fun to do the Impossible..." - Walt Disney

Jenn G - Calgary


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11/4/12 7:09 A

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How much weight have you lost since starting your healthy lifestyle journey?


None yet, but I'm working on it!
1-5 pounds
6-10 pounds
11-20 pounds
20+ pounds
50+ pounds
70+ pounds
80+ pounds
100+ pounds
Other (Share it in the comments!)



Off and on......11 to 20 pounds. I fluctuate between 2 to 5 pounds.


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11/3/12 5:41 P

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I've fallen off the wagon a few times, but I'm making progress ... kind of been stuck for the past month though so I'm hoping to make some changes and get moving again

Jennifer


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11/3/12 1:38 P

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I've been on the right track so far, not sure how long that will last as going out tonight & letting my hair down. Planning on no late burger eating though!

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11/3/12 4:33 A

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How have you been doing with your weight-loss goals?


I've been going above and beyond the goals I set for myself! WooHoo!

I've been right on track with my goals

I've fallen off the wagon a few times, but I'm making progress

I've been struggling with my goals

I've completely fallen off the wagon and haven't had the chance to get back on

Other




For me......I've fallen off the wagon a few times, but I'm making progress. I always have to be aware of portion control and make sure I exercise everyday!


Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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Squats for sure ... I'm just a tad uncoordinated and tend to fall over if I try lunges, lol!

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11/2/12 12:45 P

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I'm awful at lunges unless they are lateral so definately squats!

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11/2/12 9:25 A

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This or That: Squats or Lunges?


Squats
Lunges
Other




I prefer working out on the elliptical machine and treadmill....or just going for walks in the park. Squats and Lunges are too hard my my knees.

Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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11/1/12 12:32 P

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I dont go out too often, student wages aren't fun! But when I do, I normally try and order a healthier meal on the menu or change the side to cooked veggies or salad emoticon

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11/1/12 10:29 A

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I rarely go out to eat, as I prefer spending time cooking myself. However when I do go out I always order a salad (preferably salad bar, so I can fill up emoticon ) and I try to go for a healthier meal option. I almost always go for chicken, preferably grilled.



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How do you usually lighten up your restaurant orders?

Ask for no butter/oil
Ask for dressing/sauce on the side
Split the meal with a friend/take other half to-go
Replace meat with beans
Order smaller portion/half order
I don't eat out
Something else not listed here



If the meal comes with pop...I will ask for water instead. If the meal comes with a bun I will give it a pass. If there is a choice between soup or salad ...I will order the salad with dressing on the side.





Edited by: WHISPERINGPINE9 at: 11/1/2012 (07:30)
Marj .... Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down.

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