The alarm went off inside of me 5 days ago and my tricycle has turned into a motorcycle!
SO, today is Day 5 of me forming a really good habit of tracking my eating on Spark. I am currently reading and discussing a book with some of my friends called "Making Good Habits and Breaking Bad Habits" by Joyce Meyer. In her book she states that 30 consecutive days are needed to form a good habit or to break a bad one. This book is awesome!
Well, I need a visual reminder to remember me that I am no longer a mindless eater, but a woman who is aware of what goes into my mouth. So at first I stuck a label on myself saying "Day 3," but I would stop noticing it after awhile. So, below is my reminder that I am on DAY 5 and I will track what I eat AND stay within my Spark calorie range. It's also exciting because the goal for this week in the 5% Spring Challenge is to track my food on Spark (10 points) and stay within range (5 more points). Along with exercise!!!!
I AM GOING TO SEE THE SCALE GO DOWN BECAUSE I AM FOCUSING ON THE LITTLE THINGS I CAN CONTROL: I CAN TRACK MY EATING ON SPARK AND STAY WITHIN RANGE.
What good habit do you want to form in your life? Today is the perfect day to begin with your Day 1!!
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I would love to here about the little things that you can control.
I really need your encouragement Sparkers. I am sick of playing around, and I am ready to hunker down and WIN.
For the next 10 days there are 2 good habits that I am pursuing for ME.
To have QUANTITY time with God
To faithfully track my eating on Spark staying within my calorie range
7/10 days or better
I am discovering that I cannot have "quality" time with God without having more "quantity" time with God. Two days ago I woke up dragging. Everything was a struggle. I turned off my phone, locked the doors and set the alarm clock for 1 hour. I spent this time talking, worshipping, listening as I read the Bible...Wow...best hour of the whole day AND I was changed from the inside. I had a great night at work too!
Tracking my food is VITAL for success with my health. Let me say this AGAIN.
TRACKING MY FOOD IS VITAL FOR SUCCESS WITH MY HEALTH!!!
WHY set a 10 day goal
I am a chart and sticker girl. I also need a measurable time period where I know I can succeed. This is Day 3 of my "Forming Good Habits" Challenge. Does anyone want to join me? I would love to hear from you!
Ps. The last challenge I gave myself with "Tracking Food" was a HUGE SUCCESS!
My reward was a pedicure...I am going to have pretty feet this Friday.
Pss. Also, I will be "in the zone" for the BEGINNING of the 5% Spring Challenge. Wahoo!
I weighed in today AND.......................I AM DOWN 2 pounds!
I stuck to the plan of tracking my food everyday on Spark and striving to stay with my calorie range. Out of 8 days only once did I exceed my calorie limit. Now I will say that I saw absolutely no change on the scale until yesterday which showed I lost 1 pound and the this morning I was down one more. THANK YOU FOR RESPONDING to my previous blog posts. It really is true that we are just a few steps away from breakthrough IF we do not give up. I've been completely Out of the habit of daily tracking. It feels GREAT to be back. Onward to seeing a lighter me for this spring and summer and fall!