In October I started walking again!! I decided to make a calendar that I could put on my fridge and see just how many days I exercised in a row. I went and bought a rubber stamp of 4 different hearts that I use when I have walked for the day . . "heart health" !! It has helped me tremendously!! Every day I walk or ride bike I put a heart on the calendar. I love seeing the hearts fill the days of the month!!
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The next time you find yourself craving a chocolate bar, go for your walking workout instead. A study found that when regular chocoholics didnąt indulge for three days, but took a 15-minute walk instead, their desire for chocolate subsided by 12 percent, while those who didnąt walk had more intense urges.
Exercise creates the same mood boosters that chocolate can, minus the calories!
I like to use a calendar to map out my goals, whether short-term ones or the long term one, and I use colored pencils and even stickers on it. It's just a fun visual thing to do. ( I found a web-site where you can print a calendar page for each month with very little ink, any month you want.)
(just click on "view printable calendar" at the bottom of the month you want and print)
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