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Starting Small is No Bull

Start Slow for BIG Results

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BLUESKY104

4/10/2010 2:23:24 PM

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This is an article I really needed to read today. I know the logic of taking small steps but have been impatiently taking a gazzilion small steps at once --and consequently getting myself frustrated-- this is a good reminder to step back and take it slow one baby step at a time-- Great article -- thanks.

POSTMODERNME

1/8/2010 10:36:39 PM

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I am in total agreement. Small steps make the big goal so much more manageable. That's why my spark page shows only 5 lbs to lose, I actually have more like 20-25 to lose but I'm concentrating on just 5 at a time, so it's not so overwhelming!

MSNAIJA

1/8/2010 6:52:29 PM

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Didn't quite catch the "People who won’t go to the dentist will jab needles in their face for a fast way to look good." comment, but overall the article's message was well received. Thanks!

MSSHAW

1/8/2010 1:05:18 PM

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Thanks!! I have realized all the same things you change in your life will make a big different in the long run! I am trying to drink 8 cups of water a day and that is a BIG step for me! :)

ACCOUNTABLE4ME

1/8/2010 10:45:50 AM

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I choose gathering some motivating music. Great project to further my slow lift off which begins as i am bedridden for a few days. Already drinking 8.

M2FLEXY

1/1/2010 5:42:48 AM

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Thanks for the article, i have chosen the veggies, water and complex carbs.

M2FLEXY

1/1/2010 5:42:42 AM

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Thanks for the article, i have chosen the veggies, water and complex carbs.

M2FLEXY

1/1/2010 5:42:32 AM

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Thanks for the article, i have chosen the veggies, water and complex carbs.

ETHEL_MERMAID

12/17/2009 8:37:14 AM

Just what I needed! Thanks, Mike :) I've chosen the water...so far, so good!

LOOKINGTOBEFIT

10/22/2009 9:51:39 PM

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Thanks for the great article!

MARCYSPIEKER

10/12/2009 11:23:13 AM

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It seems our society does not recognize small accomplishments and that is our mindset towards fitness. I want to be fit overnight, however, it took me 10 years to undo my fitness. This article is really great. I have only been in SparkPeople for 2 days and already I am feeling good about small accomplishments - logging food, walking 2 days in a row, earning spark points. Fitness is 90% mindset and that will propel you to action!

BALLANDCHAIN08

10/12/2009 8:55:45 AM

Thanks for the article. I just started trying to run/walk a mile yesterday. Took me 18 minutes. I was a bit disappointed at first, but reading other's blogs/posts makes me feel a bit better.

INBRAZILFORNOW

10/12/2009 7:07:43 AM

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Thanks again for helpful info that can be easily implemented.

LTHURMAN1979

9/6/2009 8:48:05 PM

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a wonderful reminder for me, a beginer. Baby steps, and small changes will be the only way to completly reinvent my life, and that is my Major goal in all of this.

BEAMISH7

9/6/2009 7:04:48 PM

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This is a timely article for me. No way can I join in 10,000 or even 5,000 step a day challenges, but thanks to this reminder I know that each step I take is one step closer to those goals.

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