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Do alot of soul searching before you begin your journey to fitness
I have been down this road many times and I have learned it is very important to know exactly why you put on the weight, While I love food I knew for a long time that it was not the love of the food but the fear of being thin,,exposing myself to the world. I have spent the last year at Sparks exploring and working through those issues and now as the new year approaches I am not ready to lose the weight and be all that I am supposed to be...I have learned that positive thoughts are so important
Covey followers will recognize this one. Always concentrate on the IMPORTANT. If you only schedule time for the URGENT, you will always be at the mercy and stress and tyranny of the URGENT. In the beginning everything will be seem to be urgent; put urgent & important first, and then deliberately schedule important next. Over time keep carving out larger and larger blocks of time for IMPORTANT, and the tyranny of the URGENT will fade, along with stress.
This may be a surprise to Sparkies, but I think it's important to watch how much time I spend here, collecting Sparkpoints and reading articles, blogs, etc. These things are important and can be motivating, but for me, it's important to MOVE, so getting points by exercise, walking, and tracking food are more important, even if I could log up more by reading and playing trivia.
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