You have picked an awesome team to become a member of..... Beth (INDYGIRL) has so very much to share and so much knowledge from her own personal battle with weight loss and health issues. The team at large is very supportive and encouraging and always willing to share what they have learned, heard, or lived through....... Dive in, post, ask questions, and support others so they can support you as well! Welcome to the team and WE are all so glad you joined!
Debbie / NEWTEXDEBBIE/ Co-Leader of INDYGIRL Team www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i ndividual.asp?gid=50783
Michele, I'm so proud of you for making daily healthy choices and permanent lifestyle changes, resulting in fulfilling positive results! I'm giving you a STANDING OVATION for the goals you have achieved and the progress you continue to make! You are:
* S * P * A * R * K * T * A * C * U * L * A * R *
S = Set goals! Develop plans! Take action! Make progress! See results! P = Promote regular medical checkups to achieve optimum health! A = Approach each goal with optimism, dedication and completion! R = Reduce stress! Eat healthy! Drink water! Exercise regularly! Sleep better! Have fun! K = Keep track of nutrition intakes, fitness minutes, weigh-ins and body measurements! T = Trust your choices, decisions and actions in all that you do! A = Add variety to nutrition plan, fitness activities and personal well-being goals! C = Create a non-food reward system for working hard to achieve healthy results! U = Utilize behavior modification to break bad habits and challenge yourself to change! L = Live life embracing healthy choices, positive changes and individual growth! A = Assemble a support system to help one another stay on track! R = Record emotions, setbacks, adjustments, progress and achievements in a journal!