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Walking and Laundry

When I am folding clothes I walk in place, I take each thing as folded and put it away, not a stack individually. It gets the job done and really doesnt take much longer but I get lots of steps and walking in doing it.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 12/29/2013 in Exercise | 1 Comment
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Getting more veggies

I add diced zucchini in enchiladas, salads and really most any recipe that calls for veggies. I dice them up and a heat them with pam in a skillet then add the remaining ingredients for that dish, they add fiber and bulk to my low calorie meals, without changing the taste. Just a neat trick to get more veggies in each day.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 9/23/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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1 min Burst

I have found that one good way to add a little extra kick to my exercise is to one 1 minute burst. This can be any exercise you want doing it as hard as you can for just one minute. I try to repeat these about once an hour mostly in the afternoons, when I do a lot more sitting.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 6/19/2013 in Exercise | 0 Comments
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Plannig is the Key

I plan my meals and add them to my tracker once a week, then I know what I am eating..NO guessing just eat the planned meal. If I am going out I check out the menus and then track what I plan again, no guessing so I am not tempted to eat other things, I rarely even look at the menu if I do this. The more I plan the better I am eating and can handle small challenges when they come up.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 6/3/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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Track Track Track

If you want to have success then TRACK, food, exercise, spark points, measurements, just really use the tools here. The more you do this the more you accountable you are to yourself. I also like it because I can go back to the beginning and see where I have made changes and if I need to tweak it more. TRACK IT!!!!!

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 1/10/2011 in Using SparkPeople | 5 Comments
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Endurance and Patience

You need these 2 qualities to make this journey to health work. This is not a short journey so you need to patient and know its going to take time. You must have endurance too, these will be bumps along the way, but if you keep pushing forward you will make it. You can find your way through lifes potholes and bumps to become healthier and fitter and yes thinner too. Learn to cultivate endurance and patience and add some love for yourself. emoticon

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 12/1/2010 in Staying Positive | 1 Comment
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Laundry and exercise

Ok we all have laundry to do, when it comes to folding its a bore, well one day I had on some oldies and just started moving to the music while folding and putting away. I keep my feet a stepping, it was fun and when I checked my pedometer I had added another 10 minutes to my aerobic steps. Cool way to get some fun exercise and get work done too.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 10/28/2010 in Exercise | 1 Comment
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Never Giving UP

Plateaus are something we will all face and there are ways to break through, but it might take time. Never give up keep trying something new or different and know that in time (something we all have but want it to go faster) you will break through and get to your goal. So never give up! emoticon

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 10/20/2010 in Motivation | 3 Comments
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Keep you mind in game

No matter what the scale shows, if you know in your mind that you are following the right path, you will have the motivation you need to make it to another day. We need to learn to not stress over the numbers and learn how to applaud the journey. We will make to the end and get healthy and fit.

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 6/13/2010 in Motivation | 2 Comments
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TRY IT YOU WILL LIKE IT

Exercise is a tough thong for many people, but try it, start slow and keep working on consistence and increasing your time. The funny thing is that those lovely endorphins will kick in and you feel great. You will want more and slowly start to like it!!

- Submitted by DYNAMICDEB53 4/18/2010 in Exercise | 15 Comments
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