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Sodastream - Awesome!

I broke down and bought a SodaStream despite my concern that it was just a gimmick. I LOVE it! It has me drinking 2 liters of water a day very easily. And it seems very sturdy and uses no electricity.

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Indulgences

I eat foods I want and enjoy. That includes decadent deserts made with cream, butter, and sugar every few weeks, a glass or two of wine every few days; even a candy bar or non-diet coke on occasion. I dutifully record these indulgences in my food tracker to keep me honest and on course. Why it wo...

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Add just a minute more

When you find yourself at a crossroads, just add a minute more on the treadmill, or just one more rep to your strength, or just one minute of jumping jacks at commercial breaks. It all adds up eventually and gives you an extra calorie burn to shed those stubborn pounds!

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Great buy on Turkey!

My husband And I were shopping and noticed that our grocery store had stocked up on Turkey! We looked, and there were some good prices. We love to eat turkey so we don't care if it is a little early to get Thanksgiving Turkey. But the smallest we found was 27 dollars which was just a little too much...

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MOTIVATION

Don't let one bad day undo all the good that you have done.

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Movement!

Just getting off the couch and moving! It helped me make a great start in the beginning..I never sit still for longer than 5 minutes if I can help it(except meals)...just watch a child, they are only still when asleep...we should all be the same :)

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The skinny girl inside you is SCREAMING!

I know you've heard it a million times but DRINK MORE WATER! I keep a 55 oz jug of ice cold water with me at all times to sip on throughout the day, it keeps me from caving in to a soda when thirsty. -Eat breakfast! It gets your metabolism going for the day. I eat a mini whole wheat bagel with fat f...

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It's Magic!

If you want to make your weight/fitness program absolutely ironclad, use Spark daily, taking advantage of everything the site and its people offer you!

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Eye Opener: Book Review

("This is Why You're Fat" by Jackie Warner) Even if you're not interested in following her plan, the book has some really good information. There are some really good exercise plans in there also, "Power Circuits" as she calls them.

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