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JMINNELSON SparkPoints: (58,574)
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1/12/08 4:58 P


1/12/08 4:49 P

Tired and Relaxed at the same time emoticon

JAMESGIRLLL Posts: 2,003
1/12/08 4:46 P



DRMCTCHR4980 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 4:36 P


1/12/08 4:34 P

Tired - time for a power nap emoticon

1/12/08 4:12 P

Relaxed and confident.

1/12/08 4:11 P

Amazed--I felt my first true hunger pang this morning for the first time in YEARS. I'm talking true hunger here people. Not just an "I'm hungry" but my body really signaled me AND I hear it. Major ephiphany for us (me and my shadow).

Anyhoo, another word is scared. I'm co-hosting a brunch tomorrow with some really fabulous cooks. I don't want to undo any of the work I've already done. I'm just praying for strength and will power. If I don't eat anything, it will elicit tons o' questions and I don't want this lovely brunch to be overshadowed by dieting. I'm welcoming all prayers.

1/12/08 4:07 P

Great job !!! I hope I can do as well.

DANLIN60 Posts: 8,223
1/12/08 3:57 P

DETERMINED AND EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

MISSJAI SparkPoints: (20,101)
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1/12/08 3:55 P

My word for today is encouraged and strong!!!! emoticon

BACKAGAININ2010 Posts: 3,691
1/12/08 3:40 P

Mine is also determined! Today is an emotional day (the anniversary of my mom's death) and last night I wanted to eat everything in the house. Took a nap, chewed gum, drank 24 ozs. of water and was victorious over the urge to have an emotional eating binge. I can do this!!!

HAVANESE1 SparkPoints: (15)
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Posts: 9,460
1/12/08 3:37 P

emoticon Determined! To finally stop the vicious yoyo dieting

BLANE18 Posts: 253
1/12/08 3:24 P

Hopeful. Hopeful that I'll get back on track and my motivation will pick up!

1/12/08 3:20 P

Happy! I had a great workout this morning emoticon

PURPLE01 Posts: 476
1/12/08 3:14 P

Mine today is Encouraged. My husband and I just had our first training session with a personal trainer this past Thursday, and boy are we both sore, but we are continuing to go daily to work thru the stiffness and sore muscles that have not been used this way in a long time. emoticon

SKINNYJEANS33 Posts: 290
1/12/08 3:13 P

BLAH!! Have no energy today. I did get a 30 minute run in this morning even though I didnt feel up to it. Normally a good work out would pick me/ my energy level up but not today. Not sure whats up!

CFRIEL0945 Posts: 41
1/12/08 3:10 P

Sexy. Nothing beats being healthy, active and strong.

BAREFOOT_POET Posts: 2,355
1/12/08 3:03 P

Energetic, Vibrant, Happy

GELOCIN Posts: 249
1/12/08 2:58 P

Hopeful. I have been doing very well this week and have lost 2.5 lbs. I have been exercising today and feel good, but am going out to eat tonight with a friend and I hope I have the willpower to order healthy. Wish me luck!

KRYSTAJACKSON SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 2:54 P


VSTROUD Posts: 36
1/12/08 2:50 P

Determined! and ready to make this a lifestyle change and not just another failed diet that has an end.

Thank you SparkPeople for giving me new found HOPE!


CARPENT5 Posts: 768
1/12/08 2:45 P

Focused . . .

1/12/08 2:42 P

I would have to say my word is bubbly. I feel so happy since I have been working out, and it's only getting better. Now, I just want to lose some weight or some inches. :D


BLARWFE Posts: 462
1/12/08 2:32 P

Relaxed. I'm so at ease now that the hubby is stateside for a while, and we're getting back to "normal" life. Plus, I am excited about getting back on track, makes me feel better to know where I'm headed.

VKKESU Posts: 1,010
1/12/08 2:19 P

Content. I'd say that's my word. I've never really felt it this much before. I've learned so much and am controling my food better than I thought I could. I two pounds from my final goal, but don't feel any pressure to get there. I hit my main goal and am acutally pretty happy with myself.

~LADY~MABH~ SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 2:18 P

optimistic emoticon

CHRISTYA1976 Posts: 6
1/12/08 2:18 P


JULISABROCAR SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 1:57 P


1/12/08 1:55 P

Sorry to be so unoriginal, but I am sticking with fierce! I am participating in a fitness challenge at my gym and we had our first "boot camp" session this morning. All of the activities I was sure I would not be able to do, I did them, and I feel FABULOUS! Ok, maybe I will change my word to FABULOUS!!! emoticon

1/12/08 1:53 P

My word for today is encouraged!

LINKAFER Posts: 100
1/12/08 1:50 P

My word that describes me today is determined! I'm feeling very determined to change some things in my life!

~~BARB~~ Posts: 19
1/12/08 1:49 P

Motivated. I am working hard to work out and get in my water and eat better. emoticon

CATHYLCAR SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 1:46 P

Great question! I would have to say "WORTHY"
I am worthy of staying at goal and and living a healthy life through eating correctly and exercise. I think so many times we sabotage ourselves into thinking that we are not worth the effort. But we are. We need to learn that we are truly worth it. This is the only body we have and who better to take care of it and treat it like the jewel that it is. emoticon

BAJADON40 Posts: 84
1/12/08 1:42 P

Jovial emoticon

1/12/08 1:40 P


HEARTOLOVE SparkPoints: (22,889)
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1/12/08 1:36 P


BLUECAMEO SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 1:30 P


BOLEYN Posts: 54
1/12/08 1:28 P

Great topic! My word is optimistic - I've done sit-ups, push-ups, played with my puppy, and am hitting the gym before going out to enjoy the Seahawks game with my boyfriend and friends! Hope everyone has a great day!! :)

LAVOIEKR Posts: 64
1/12/08 1:26 P

Motivated and happy!!!! :o)

TAMMYMU Posts: 279
1/12/08 1:09 P

I am a winner and I can achieve whatever goals I set for myself in Jesus' name!

1/12/08 1:09 P


PYALLY Posts: 20
1/12/08 1:06 P


I can't seem to get the motivation to stay on track but by reading all the posts and other info on this site I am hopeful. emoticon

ELLYFAV SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 1:02 P


1/12/08 1:01 P

determined....... emoticon

1/12/08 12:57 P

ummm sickly is my word for the day. Sinus pressure is no fun...
But maybe tomorrows will be intense!

TINKERLY SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 12:53 P

Sadly, SLUGGISH will have to be the word for today!

SAKOBUG Posts: 1,147
1/12/08 12:53 P

Unfortunately I would have to say so far the word of the day is "exasperated!" It's been a high-maintenance mom day so far.

ANNEP70 Posts: 22
1/12/08 12:48 P


Congrats for your willpower!

I am happy today, and this week, as I have just recently found about this site and just love it!

LUTHERANCHICK2 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 12:40 P

Congrats on staying away from your temptation!

Today my word would be content! I have maintained my eating plan all week - even though it was an incredibly stressful week (and I am an emotional eater)!

I am content and proud today!


GOAL142 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/12/08 9:43 A

"furiously eager or intense"

That's my new word for the day. Mentally, I am getting more and more committed to my weight-loss goals, including eating right, drinking more water, and excersing more. I found myself in a store yesterday where the owner was handing out fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate. I also heard myself saying "No thank you, I just brushed my teeth". Ok, so I lied, I had brushed my teeth acouple hours before. But I stood up for myself without disappointing the nice lady who offered my those sexy strawberries. I had to pinch myself! Did I, overweight mother of 5, just refuse a food of the gods?!?!

To top it off, the store owner thought maybe I just wasn't into strawberries and offered me a homemade chocolate peanut-butter cup. ARRRG! My Achilles Heel! I politely said "No thank you dear, maybe next time". Who said that?! HEY, I DID!

Yep, I did :o) Feirce!

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