SOFT_VAL67
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i will stick to it this weekend, no setbacks!!



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Me in May 2013, one year in and 63 pounds gone!


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  • v AQUAGIRL08
    For once in my life I have an answer for that one ... but only if you were pushing a shopping cart the whole time. Last year, I spent several hours shopping for Christmas gifts and craft materials. I walked so much that my feet and legs ached. My FitBit only logged about half of the steps. I also do all my walking outside, using a walker. The same thing happened. Finally, when I went to the mall with my daughter, her FitBit logged around 9,000 steps and mine logged 4,500 steps. With the exception of her trying on clothes and me just sitting, we traveled the same distance. I learned how to add additional exercise on my app. I was pushing my walker as we walked and my FitBit, being on my wrist, didn't register the movement. I can either move the FitBit's location or I can add enough extra exercise to equal an equivalent number of steps. I did this by adding an addional percent of my hourly total. Example, if I walked for 90 minutes, I would use the same pace and add 20-30 extra minutes. You can play with it a bit and see what would be the most accurate amount.
    108 days ago
  • v GINGERSUNSHINE
    I hope things are going great for you! Come check out my new Spark Team: the Couch to 5k and Healthy Eating SparkTeam.
    Come join me here:
    sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individua
    l.asp?gid=71227
    115 days ago
  • v LOWCOUNTRYDAVE
    Thank you for the Spark goodie! Hope your weeks going good.
    305 days ago
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    It’s cold outside, but Spring is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of March. The challenge consists of 11 Teams, that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs, allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    Here are some of the members comments written on a Survey Monkey poll:

    “The ITCs help me find new ways to add healthy choices to my life. “
    “I like the variety, novelty, and ingenuity of the weekly challenges. They push us out of our comfort zone. And get us to try something new. “

    “Participating in the challenges helps me stay on track better and I enjoy a little friendly competition. I also enjoy working on common goals with other members.”

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the the link below, or click on my username and leave me a message or click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Waitlist thread.
    https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339
    310 days ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    emoticon for your comment on my blog this morning! … emoticon I appreciate it! And good for you in losing 8 pounds!! That is impressive and Awesome!!

    312 days ago
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