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Blogging
Sunday, November 13, 2016      10 comments

I find I have a hard time writing a blog - I know that everything that I say will stay around and be available and so am very careful about what I publish. Having a blog challenge is hard for me to accomplish, but I try and write something every... Read more
Looking for a new Challenge
Saturday, November 12, 2016      9 comments

Are you looking for a new challenge? I may have just the one for you - the 5% challenge. Over the course of 8 weeks, travel the world, learn new skills to help you be successful in the long run, and lose weight. the goal is to lose 5% of your we... Read more
5% Challenge
Sunday, August 21, 2016      4 comments

Have you heard of the 5% Challenge. There are four over the course of a year (one for each season). There are a dozen teams that race each other around the world to learn new and healthier habits. The race is accomplished by exercise minutes. Yo... Read more
Day 100 - This is How I Live!
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      10 comments

Select your favorite principles from the 100 Days Program. Then choose the top ten lessons that you like best - the ones ou want to live by long-term. Once you've chosen the guidelines you want to follow forever, use them as a foundation for you... Read more
Day 99 - It's Not In Here!
Monday, November 09, 2015      4 comments

Any time you weaken and you're tempted to start raiding the cupboard or refrigerator, remind yourself, "What I really need isn't in here!" Then look for healthy ways to address your needs and move yourself closer to the reaching of your goals in... Read more
Day 98 - New Year's Resolution
Sunday, November 08, 2015      6 comments

Pretend your current plan was successful and that you've lost weight, built an exercise program, and maintained your new habits. Create a New Year's resolution in Advance The Date is Nov 8, 2016 and here is what I've accomplished: I no... Read more
Day 97 - Use What Works
Saturday, November 07, 2015      4 comments

If certain techniques or strategies worked for you in the past, they will usually work again. Recall the tiniest details that previously helped you stick with your efforts. Then use all of your old tricks to boost your current plan. I have ... Read more
Day 96 - What Will It Take
Friday, November 06, 2015      5 comments

After you create your first action step, ask, "What will it take to make that happen?" Once you figure this out, use your answer to spell out a new intention. Do this again and again until you reach an action you can't escape, no matter what. ... Read more
Day 95 - Set Your Intentions
Thursday, November 05, 2015      2 comments

Define your goals as intentions and clarify exactly what you want to do. First create a specific statement that tells what you want to do. Follow it with a plan that states exactly how you'll follow through with accomplishing this intention. ... Read more
Day 94 - Three Columns of Weight Loss
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      7 comments

Every day you live in one of three behavior columns - weight loss, maintain, or gain. To truly achieve long-term success, you have to live at least 90 percent (or more) of your days in either the weight-loss or maintain columns. Even though... Read more
Day 93 - My 20-Year Plan
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      3 comments

Create a blueprint for how you'll live for the next 20 years. Seven things I can do forever: 1. Watch my total carbs and try to keep it close to 100 grams per day (doctor's recommendation) 2. When eating out, choose smaller portions, or... Read more
Day 92 - Accept the Solution
Monday, November 02, 2015      3 comments

Let's suppose you've decided to accept that obesity is a condition - you also have to be willing to accept the solution. That means you have to accept that you'll be doing this for the rest of your life. I have already made this decision. I... Read more
Day 91 - Obesity is a Condition
Sunday, November 01, 2015      2 comments

In reality, obesity is a condition just like diabetes. First you hvae to get the condition under control, then you have to live every day in a way that keeps it manages. This is a conclusion that I came to a couple years ago. I know that I ... Read more
Day 90 - Live "As If"
Saturday, October 31, 2015      7 comments

By acting as if you have a particular skill or feeling, you can get past your fear and make that goal become real. For example, when you get dressed each morning, look in the mirror and say, "i look great!" Then walk and talk as if you do. ... Read more

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