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Are You Taking Charge of Your Health?

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Today is Take Charge Thursday!!! Are you REALLY taking charge or are you dabbling with your health???

If you are dabbling, it is time to take charge. Get serious! Don't just sit there wishing! Get up!! Get moving! Hey put down that cookie!!! Take charge of your health!!! This is important. Get your butt out of bed!!! You have work to do!!

You can't just sit around moaning about the pounds you are gaining! Do something about it! Make a plan. Set your goals! Start moving. Remember those Fast Break goals you set at the beginning, maybe you need to dust them off and start again. Maybe you need to set some bigger goals.

Look at setting your goals like you would plan a road trip. You know where you are starting but what is the destination? What stops are you going to take along the way or What are you short term goals? Will it be 5% or 10% or will you shoot for 10 pound increments? What attractions will you check out at each stop or What rewards have you planned for reaching those goals?

What is your plan for fitness? Have you really PLANNED what you are going to do for fitness? What is plan B? You know, plan B for when is it raining and you can't take your walk. What will you do instead? Do you have your gear out and ready to go or do you have to search for it when you want to workout?

What about your kitchen?? Do you have healthy choices or junk food in your kitchen? Do you have fruits and veggies ready to eat when you are looking for a snack? Do you have snacks on hand, ready to go when you leave the house in case you are out longer than expected or need a snack? Planning ahead will help keep you on track. Planning ahead will help you avoid that drive thru run for fast food.

It is time to take things serious. Thursday is a great day of the week to check in on our plans and see if we are in charge or not. If you still haven't planned your journey and set your short term goals, NOW IS THE TIME!!!

If you haven't been exercising like you would like, turn on some music today and get your groove on! It is a great way to get some exercise and it is fun too!

I am heading out to spend the day with my daughter and granddaughter. Hope you all have a great day! TAKE CHARGE!!!

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    This is a fantastic blog. I can tell you are determined, and thank you for stirring me up and getting me determined as well.

    3241 days ago
    LOVE, I see this is YOUR BUSINESS... I love this blog... Oh my.. LOVE IT!
    There are so many things I can take away from this. I'm going to hit copy past and then put it in my personal journal so I'll never forget this... Thank you!
    3241 days ago
    Great BLOG! Thanks for the reminders!

    3241 days ago
    Thanks! I need to set those short term goals and name rewards that I can look forward to. Thanks for the reminder. emoticon
    3242 days ago
    I can tell you are personally taking charge!
    3242 days ago
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    Thank you. Glad I came over to your blog. Was just here lamenting about my headache and making excuses to not get up and exercise. I'm getting up and knocking it out.. emoticon
    3242 days ago
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    I think I love you! lol Know the Partridge family song?? lol

    As I was trying to have an eat fast last night to feed my depression. I had almonds, licorice, Greek yogurt and for good measure a 45 calorie Popsicle. IT JUST wasn't the same..lol. I didn't feel bad about myself this morning because of it! emoticon

    So, dear Sunshine - My kitchen food choices are good. Still revamping it to be more user friendly.

    I went down to the lake this morning, not my usual walk. But I didn't cry!! Lol, and actually started thinking water walking in the lake may actually be a good substitute.

    I still listened to the music on Ipod until battery was dead.

    Did you read the note attached to your Goodie? Asking cause I just found out some folk here, didn't know they can come with notes ;)

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