Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
L*I*T*A*'s Photo L*I*T*A* SparkPoints: (391,626)
Fitness Minutes: (292,959)
Posts: 188,439
4/2/13 11:29 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon


There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.

When you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world

pacific time


 April Minutes: 2,040
 
0
943.75
1887.5
2831.25
3775
L*I*T*A*'s Photo L*I*T*A* SparkPoints: (391,626)
Fitness Minutes: (292,959)
Posts: 188,439
4/1/13 11:07 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Happy Tuesday to you!

For those of you that have been living a healthier lifestyle for a while, do you ever catch yourself "guesstimating" on portion size? I caught myself doing this yesterday with a cereal snack mix. I got out my 1/2cup measuring spoon, poured some into it, and went over for a rounded serving. I thought: "Well, it is just a tiny bit over. It doesn't really count as extra."

Hold on a minute! Those little extras really DO COUNT. That's why it is important to read labels, weigh foods, and measure, measure, MEASURE!

Our challenge today is to MEASURE YOUR FOODS AND KNOW HOW MANY SERVINGS YOU ARE TRULY EATING. No fudging today, Team. Really pay attention to what you are consuming. Did you have a few tastes of dinner before it was served? Count those! Did you have a few sips of a soda, but not the whole can? Count those!!

Have a great Tuesday!

Edited by: L*I*T*A* at: 4/1/2013 (23:08)

There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.

When you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world

pacific time


 April Minutes: 2,040
 
0
943.75
1887.5
2831.25
3775
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other All Health Professionals Team Challenges Posts

Topics: Last Post:
tuesday challenge 7/9/2014 12:52:39 AM
wednesday challenge 1/28/2015 11:10:46 PM
wednesday challenge 2/4/2015 10:55:25 PM
tuesday challenge 4/8/2015 9:47:54 PM
monday challenge 12/17/2014 12:10:43 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=3453x5576x52789382

Review our Community Guidelines




x Lose 10 Pounds by May 30! Get a FREE Personalized Plan