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I am making positive changes, because I am worth it.

Breaking bad habits is hard. Staying motivated is hard. Turning down delicious snacks at night time is hard. Just because something is hard, doesn't mean that it's not worth doing. It also does not mean that it is impossible.

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. ~Mark Twain

As snowflakes gather, so our habits are formed.
~Jeremy Bentham

Fall down seven times, get up eight. ...
Breaking bad habits is hard. Staying motivated is hard. Turning down delicious snacks at night time is hard. Just because something is hard, doesn't mean that it's not worth doing. It also does not mean that it is impossible.

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. ~Mark Twain

As snowflakes gather, so our habits are formed.
~Jeremy Bentham

Fall down seven times, get up eight.
~Japanese proverb
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Member Since: 3/3/2012

SparkPoints: 30,776

Fitness Minutes: 13,566

My Goals:
*Break habit of mindless snacking

*Fit into smaller pants
size 18
size 16
size 14

*Continue to exercise for at least 10 minutes each day

*Lower blood pressure ~ DONE! 5/9/12~ doctor discontinued blood pressure meds!

*Lower cholesterol

My Program:
*I respect and trust my body.

*I eat real food and refuse to eliminate foods I love from my diet.

*I try to get 8000+ steps a day, but it;s not the end of the world if I get fewer than that.

*My goal is to spend at least 10 minutes each day doing some physical activity that I enjoy (strength training, walking, Gazelle, trampoline).

*I take a rest day when my body tells me it needs it.

*I say kind things to myself and celebrate my successes.

Personal Information:
I am a married, pre-school teacher and part time library assistant living in southern PA. I love to cook, collect cookbooks, knit, walk, exercise (I think this is the first time I have ever listed exercise as one of my favorite things!), and spend time with my husband, friends, and pets.

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Progress, not perfection.

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TERRY0217
7/3/2014 8:43:50 PM

Have a very happy 4th of July weekend!!



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TERRY0217
6/18/2014 9:19:28 PM

It's been awhile sine I've checked in with you...I hope everything is going well and you're enjoying the warmer weather!



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ALEXSGIRL1
3/16/2014 7:08:55 PM

hi glad you are getting rest have a great week



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IAMBIZI
3/7/2014 8:13:42 PM

thank you for stopping by my blog! have a great weekend!
bizi
another day 3 for me

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EDWARDS1411
2/17/2014 12:39:10 AM

emoticon and emoticon to the Gazelle Users Unite team!! We're glad to have another join us on our healthy lifestyle journey because we're doing this together!!! So please stop by often & let us know how you're doing.

Val :)
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