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Child's Play

When you go for a walk or a run, take your kids or dogs (if you have either!) My kids yell to me 'faster' and my dogs tell me the same by pulling on the leash. They are better coaches than even Mickey was to Rocky Balboa!

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Reward yourself for every accomplishment.

Reward yourself for even minor accomplishments. Every hour you work out, every one pound of weight loss, everyday you stay on track, just make sure most rewards are not centered on food.

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Believing the good things people say about you

One of the hardest things I have ever done is staying positive. I would believe anything bad about myself (stupid, fat, ugly etc....) until I met my wife. she was harder on herself than I was on myself. and that would tic me off. We finely talked before we got married and I told her that hearing her

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NEW Sparkers-Take Baby Steps To a New Habit,Lifestyle
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It is said it takes 21 consecutive days of doing something new for it to become a habit. I disagree--I think it takes longer and you have to WANT to do it. When I joined sparkpeople, I KNEW it would take me MUCH LONGER to get USED TO TRACKING my food,fitness, and navigating my way around the site.

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Making your own smoothie/shake

I use milk--ice cream(sometimes)--lots of ice--fresh fruit or flavorings--blend all together until it's really thick. Sip away. Better than going out and buying, isn't it??

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HAPPINESS

IS EVERYONE HAPPY TODAY?

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Trying

When you can't run, walk

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Get moving & keep moving!

I love the burst of energy that I get after working out! I have "Walk Away the Pounds" (Leslie Sansone), PodRunner Intervals, and 5K101.com. I have no excuse to NOT get my workouut in. Rain, sleet, snow, extreme heat.... bring it on! I have my tools for a sustainable indoor and outdoor workout plan.

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Drinking Water Before Meals

I keep a small glass in the kitchen by the sink to remind to drink a glass of water before each meal.

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Enjoying life!

One of the things I do to enjoy life is to have fun! By making chores and exercise fun, I have a great time! my daughter makes sure we all have fun! I even have fun when I am cooking,too. Being positive every day keeps me motivated.

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