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SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 23/24, 2010
Saturday, January 23, 2010      1 comments

"Share your goals with someone. Going public can be a powerful motivator in keeping you consistent and persistent. Plus, your friends and loved ones can offer invaluable support and assistance when you need it most." Can you say accountab... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 22, 2010
Friday, January 22, 2010      1 comments

Interesting and timely message today, coming from somebody going on about 5 hours sleep (last week of my Executive Leadership class with LOTS OF WORK TO DO, delayed by an evening in the ER, plus my full-time job): "Catch some zzz's. If you... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar, January 20, 2010
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      5 comments

"Drink water. It's the only beverage your body really needs. Gradually replace soda, flavored coffee, sugary drinks and other high-cal liquids for water. Aim for 8 cups each day." I have been drinking my water fairly regularly. It's eas... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 19, 2010
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      1 comments

"Turn off the TV. Women who watch 43 to 86 minutes of TV per day had higher blood pressure and triglyceride levels than those who watched less - even though they exercised regularly, according to one study." Waaaaaah!!!! I don't watch LOT... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar, January 18, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010      1 comments

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach This is an interesting quote for MLK Day. Has his wish come true? Does a black president have... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 16/17, 2010
Saturday, January 16, 2010      3 comments

"Wear a pedometer. This handy tool counts your steps and motivates you to get more active. Aim for at least 10,000 steps daily (that's about 5 miles) for good health, but increase your steps gradually to get there." I've used pedometers i... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 15, 2010
Friday, January 15, 2010      1 comments

"Post your written goals where you'll see them often - on your computer, in a picture frame on your desk, as a bookmark, and in your wallet. These reminders will help you stay focused and on track." I had to chuckle at today's calendar wis... Read more
SparkPeople Page-a-Day Calendar - January 14, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010      0 comments

"Slow down. Chronic stress exposes your body to elevated levels of stress hormones that can raise blood pressure and contribute to weight gain. Meditation, yoga, journaling, talk therapy, and exercising can all help." What a great remin... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 11, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010      1 comments

"The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before." - Steve Young Today's words resonate personally to me. I am a Type A and have that competitive thing in my... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 9 & 10, 2010
Saturday, January 09, 2010      1 comments

"Winterize your weekend. Instead of avoiding the cold and the snow, try a winter sport like ice skating, snowboarding, hockey, snow shoeing or sledding. Enjoy these fun fitness opportunities while they last." Well, what can I say? In gen... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 8, 2009
Friday, January 08, 2010      3 comments

Say no to negative goals. If your goals say 'don't,' 'never' or 'stop,' reword them. Focus on what you CAN do (like eat 3 fruits daily), not on what you CAN'T do (eat sweets). You'll be more motivated and successful!" People often simply... Read more
SparkPeople Page-a-Day Calendar - January 5, 2010
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      5 comments

Many of the health and weight problems that people face today are related to a lack of physical activity. Although we're 'on the run,' we're not exercising. Start by adding just 10 minutes of planned fitness to your days." So very, very t... Read more
SparkPeople Page-a-Day Calendar - January 4, 2010
Monday, January 04, 2010      4 comments

"You get credit for what you finish, not what you start." - Unknown Well, I would say that message is pretty clear. In thinking about it, I do know a few people who always seems to have lots of different projects going, but never seem to ... Read more
Spark People Page-A-Day Calendar - January 2, 2010
Saturday, January 02, 2010      3 comments

Today's calendar entry is a healthy recipe: Apple Cinnamon Crockpot Oatmeal Combine 2 cups oats, 1 chopped apple, 1 tsp. cinnamon and 4 cups water in your slow cooker. Cook on low overnight and sweeten to taste. Serves 4. 170 calorie... Read more
SparkPeople Page-a-Day Calendar January 1, 2010
Friday, January 01, 2010      3 comments

"Happy New Year! With the right attitude and focus, you will achieve your resolutions this year. If you haven't yet settled on your goals yet, do so today. Write them down (be specific) and you'll be more likely to achieve them." Personal... Read more

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