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Motivation. . .

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

I've been with SP for 11 mos and I have noticed quite a few changes:

I enjoy working out, I'm eating healthier (more fruits, veggies, whole grains), learned a lot about nutrition and well balanced diet. I'm drinking loads of water (above 80% for the year. til I accidentally reset my streak lol), I'm more positive, I have more energy, I feel stronger, I am not as obsessed with the scale (I don't weigh every day), have more defined muscles, weigh less than last year, and I feel better!

Also, last year I would have scoffed at these small, seemingly insignificant, changes because the scale had not moved lots. And then. . . I would have given up, only to gain more wt. and feel worse. Thank you SP for all the knowledge, motivation, encouragement, friendship, and help.

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I am a work in progress, but each day is progress that I can be proud of!

My new mantra is a prayer: ( a dear Sparker sent this to me)
"God, grant me the Motivation to get off the couch and MOVE. The will power to navigate a world of fried, sugary, fatty, salty temptations. The peace of mind to not stress about the numbers on a scale. And the Common Sense to chose food for fuel and accept myself as I am." ~Unknown
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  • DIMI1124
    emoticon blog and emoticon on your accomplishments!!! Keep up the good work
    3854 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6465553
    emoticon You're AWESOME girl!!! Love your attitude!
    3856 days ago
  • 2BHLTHY4LIFE
    You are such an inspiration and motivating and so positive! Thank you for sharing this and also the Mantra and prayer,it's a keeper for sure! Your emoticon and emoticon to you Tracey! emoticon Diana emoticon
    3857 days ago
  • HIKETOHEIGHTS
    HUGE accomplishmentsl...Nothing small about it. These changes add up to bigger changes; the way you feel, your energy level and the way clothes fit. This is what we all want, Good for you!
    3857 days ago
  • RUTHANNE100
    You've got a great attitude! I love what you said that you're a work in progress, but each day is progress to be proud of. I think that sometimes we don't celebrate those small steps enough along the way.

    Good for you!
    3857 days ago
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