SPARKUVU
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Been on and off again for some years. A comment I read from another Sparker recently Sparked me into action--well some action, anyways! I tend to get lazy and hopeless, so I am trying really hard to stay Sparked!
The above 'Spark' has seen me through every 5% challenge since, but more importantly, has had me on Spark, excercising, logging, steadily for close to 2 years now!


Member Since: 1/11/2015

Fitness Minutes: 35,980

My Goals:
I am a Rowdy Rebel, who won't settle!, in the Summer 5% challenge 2020, so I am setting my goal to loose 5% of my weight in the weeks of the challenge. For 2020, I will continue with my 3 three simple, BUT achievable goals: 1. Do Something, Anything! 2. Track everyday. 3. Exercise at least 10 min daily.


My Program:
I've been drifting along making tiny changes each week...do something, anything. Do s, a for 5 min. Do s, a for 10 min--which is now pretty consistent and more than 10 most days. Log my food. Log my exercise. Next week, get that water up there will be the key. Planning my food better will be the following week. Figuring amount of food intake to meet my goal will be the third week. 2020. Focus on DIFERENTIAL--Its the key that unlocks the weight loss door!



Personal Information:
Married for many years, retired, all the kids have families of their own so I am blessed with many grandchildren! I am very blessed!


Other Information:
3-22-19. Disappointed in myself that I did not meet my 5% challenge. Lost a bit, gained a bit and pretty much evened off. Fighting off that disgusted negative self talk that accompanies a non successful attempt. On the upside, though, when I'm looking up, haha, is that I've established a habbit of excercise EVERY day again, that I am still tracking everyday, that I still know that IF I follow the spark program, I will be successful despite myself! And, I like the challenge, and competing in it, so I will continue to do that for sure. The solution is out there---I just need to apply it, or apply myself to it!
6/1/2019. Well, again did not reach 5% goal---BUT I did lose 6 pounds, and I am excersing every day without fail, & I am tracking every day without fail. I decided at the beginning of 2019 to do those 2 things--and I think this is the 1st time EVER I've still been doing in June what I vowed to do in Dec! Go, me!
9/7/19. Did not make 5%, but am down 5 more pounds.




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  • v YOUNG-AT-HEART
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    Welcome to the Fall 2020 5% Challenge and the Rowdy Rebels Team. This is the place to be with leaders and teammates who are very inspiring and supportive and will help to keep you motivated as we all make our living the healthy life journey together. So happy you are on the team. I wish you all the best and good luck in reaching your goals during the Challenge!

    Hugs,
    ~~~Marilyn

    “A year from now you will wish you started today.”

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    Comment edited on: 9/28/2020 4:20:45 PM
  • v LPORTER2015
    emoticon to the 2020 Fall 5% Challenge & Rowdy Rebels Team!
    2 days ago
  • v BOSS_OF_MY_BODY
    ~~ emoticon ❤️ Happy Friday, Rae ~ Blessings, Love & Hugs ❤️ emoticon ~~

    Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love
    and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.- Ella Fitzgerald

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    Stay safe, enjoy a beautiful season and keep on Keeping ON! ♥


    4 days ago
  • v BOSS_OF_MY_BODY
    ~~ emoticon ❤️ Happy Wednesday, Rae ~ Blessings, Love & Hugs ❤️ emoticon ~~

    Understanding how your past created your present empowers you to recreate your
    future by confronting your greatest challenge - Your Comfort Zone! ~ Virend Singh


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    Stay safe, have a great day and keep on Keeping ON! ♥


    13 days ago
  • v BOSS_OF_MY_BODY
    ~~ emoticon ❤️ Happy Wednesday, Rae ~ Blessings, Love & Hugs ❤️ emoticon ~~

    Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it but when you
    know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you -- you can make
    things happen almost like magic. - Laini Taylor

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    Keep on Keeping ON! ♥


    20 days ago
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