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25 Ways to Get Back on Track Today

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  • I really like the comment about "winning a few more points than you lose" ... that's a great perspective. Thanks!! - 11/19/2012 3:22:04 PM
  • I am also grateful for this article.

    Having physical issues makes the exercise a lot harder to get at, but I am doing what I can. Hoping to get to a bit more before long.

    Also most of the time I am eating reasonably, but as you say, am making some mistakes.

    Tomorrow, since I am done eating for today, I will track my food.

    Tomorrow, I will exercise a bit more.

    Reminder, Progress, not perfection.

    Thanks for this.

    Bonnie - 11/17/2012 8:57:49 PM
  • CHILLIE615
    oh thank you for sending us this article, i was ready to just give up, with all the travels my husband and i been on and getting sick....i havent had the energy to exercise and follow any meal plan....this gives me the motivation to just start over and just take it slow again and get back on my routine that i was on before the interuptions.... :) - 11/12/2012 5:06:30 PM
  • PUGGYBUG
    Boy, did I ever need this article today!!! Seems like my whole life is about trying to get back on track. - 11/12/2012 1:03:12 PM
  • Kick starting myself with a challenge to not gain any weight between now and New Years Day... I've worked to hard to work it off to gain it back!! - 11/12/2012 11:47:08 AM
  • Thank you so much for this article! It nearly brought me to tears to be reminded to just start anywhere.

    I've been feeling like such a failure as I keep trying huge changes and falling on my face. Lately I've even been afraid to start trying again, assuming I'll fail again.

    Today I will do three small things toward getting back on track. That feels so doable it's exciting. - 11/12/2012 11:43:57 AM
  • Perfect timing...I'm starting "fresh" today :) - 11/12/2012 9:52:50 AM
  • JEFFLOEB
    calm down, and carry on

    be calm, cool, collected - 11/12/2012 7:28:23 AM
  • i really didn't "fall off the wagon" just started tracking on several sites and at times couldn't get signed in an got frustrated. - 11/1/2012 1:23:16 PM
  • BARTLEBY63
    Just right. A little push. - 11/1/2012 10:41:18 AM
  • Thank you its a great article. - 10/13/2012 12:30:24 PM
  • Thanks! I needed that today. - 9/25/2012 8:28:54 PM
  • Perfect timing for me. I just revisited SP today and am determined to do whatever it takes this time. I need to stay motivated for me, my hubby, and my family. My health is at stake and I want to be ME again!

    I have a lot to lose, but even more to lose if I don't stay motivated and lose this weight. I am keeping my eyes on the goal. I have set a series of short goals for myself. I have a long way to go and can't look at a long-term goal yet -- baby steps for me. - 9/25/2012 2:11:03 PM
  • SWTMARIE
    Just less than one year ago I was seven pounds from my goal weight of 175 pounds, started new medication and its just gone downhill from there. I am off the medication now but have creeped over the 200 pound mark by five pounds!! HELP!! I need to get back on track but have lost all the enthusiasm! - 9/25/2012 1:14:55 PM
  • 25 ways..... WOW what perfect timing! I have been a sparker since 3-16-12 & this past weekend was the worst as far as eating goes! I had a good reason to share the ribs with my Love.(i know THERE IS NEVER A GOOD REASON FOR OVER EATING) He made them, first time since his back surgery 10-4-11. He was SO proud to be able to stand long enough to create them! ( I don't usually eat hoofed animals). I thought I'll have 1, they were so tasty it turned into 7! I've had to move calories to the next few days just to cover it all. So egg whites, & chicken & broccoli & fruit have been my main stay for 2 days, now. I DO UNDERSTAND THIS IS NOT THE WAY TO RELEASE WEIGHT! I have turned into an athlete wanta be, so I just added 10 extra minutes onto my walk-run AND swimming for the past few days.

    I have done almost all 25 of these things to get it together, again! Before I read this, this morning. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR THIS AMAZING SUPPORT! I LOVE SPARK PEOPLE! - 9/25/2012 12:45:02 PM

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