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Progress Not Perfection

My new motto for some of my challenges. I'm not near the 10,000 a day, so I'm setting the goal for myself at a progress level of 7,000 a day. There was a time a few years back that I did 10,000 a day. I need to find a place that I feel safe to walk alone to encourage me to get in more steps per day and get outside also.

Regardless, I'm going to push myself to do more than I have been doing!

Good luck!

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Cynthia - welcome to the team. You have your Spark Page set to private so I couldn't get there to say hi.

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emoticon Hello all!
I just joined this team and set up my April Challenge thread.
Looking forward to walking with y’all!!!

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Welcome to the team. Here are some answers for you:

1 Is it too late to join the March Challenge? No, everyone is welcome whenever.

2 If not can I start from 6,000 per day and build up? You can start with 10 steps (there really isn't a set start up), the idea is for you to move and get some fitness in. You set your own goal.

3 On 'not going out days' can I do the steps on my elliptical? Or is that cheating? In my opinion, steps are steps however you can get them.

What else can I help you with?

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Not new, but coming back.

I had a hip replacement in 2019 and bilateral knee replacements almost a year ago.
Needless to say, I was not able to walk very much.

But now that I feel better I want to re-commit myself and reach my 10K steps every day.

So, hello again everyone!

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, who am I for? And if not now, when? ETHICS OF THE FATHERS

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And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. JEREMIAH 29:13

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Have fun with our teammates. Thank you for joining us today. Have a nice day.

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emoticon Christine, have a nice weekend.





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emoticon to the team Christine.

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Hello!!! Just joined the group today. I used to run a 5K every morning but lost the habit due to personal and physical issues. I am slowly getting myself back up to 5K steps per day following a nasty bought of appendicitis. Having it removed in the next 2 weeks hopefully and then I can get back to getting and keeping me healthy.

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Hi everyone, just joined this group. I'm Kira, working mom to 3 kiddos, okay 1 adult, 1 almost adult and 1 very special young teenager with special needs. I love to walk and try to get my steps in every day. Right now I am averaging about 9k a day and want to get it up to over 15k by the end of the summer.

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emoticon Heather to the team. I am a retired teacher and live in GA, so we're not too far apart.
For accountability, this team has a monthly Step Challenge post. You choose your own goal and record your steps. We'd love to have you join us come May!


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emoticon Dee,
Welcome to the team. Have a nice Sunday.

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Dee emoticon - we are delighted you have come to work on your goal. We have a monthly Step Challenge you might be interested in. Yous et your own goals and record your steps that are totaled up at the end of the month.
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I got my Fitbit in 2016, and when I use it, track my food with SparkPeople, and walk those 10,000 steps, my weight control and health improves. When I slack off . . . you know what happens. So, I’m back at that successful routine. Day 9 today. No more excuses. I’m a 62 year old retired teacher in BC Canada. Just heading out for my walk. Glad to be back and joining this community.


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emoticon Bea! We are delighted to have you join our team. We have a monthly Step Challenge, where you choose your own goal and record your steps for the month. Would love to have you join us!
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I'm Bea from western Montana . I'm 69 and Martied for 48 years. 5 sons, 7 grandkids. For the last several years, ive been walking 10,000 + steps daily. The only time I didn't was when I absolutely couldn't. Examples: November 1, I had a total knee replacement. Previous to surgery, i was was still able to do 10k steps. Last month, I had bronchitis and I didn't have energy to do anything, not to mention that everyone looked at you funny when you coughed. It's not a good time to have a cough!

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emoticon Melodee to the team!

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I’m Melodee . Starting over and looking to be more involved with a team .

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Jess - Glad you found this team. Would love for you to join our monthly Step Challenge. You set your own goal and record your steps.

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emoticon Susan! Nice to have you on the team. Would love for you to join our monthly Step Challenge. You set your own goal and record your steps.

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emoticon Robin! The 10K is merely a suggestion, if you are moving more than before you are already on the road to success! Glad your family is supporting you; it can make it make easier.

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Hi all. My name is Robin. I have been on Sparkpeople off and on for years. I however keep giving up or get to distracted to follow through. I have tried sooo many diets and programs. This time I am just doing cicadian rhythm (13hr) Intermittent fasting. I'm trying not to count calories or ban myself from anything but being more mindful of what I'm eating. I have been folowing the Skinytaste menus and have not had a dish I didn't like yet. What makes this time different is that I have both my husband and one of my daughters helping me by joining me. All have enjoyed the meals and arent trying to tempt me with fast food. This may actually help our wallet by not eating out so much. We bought a treadmill so we have no excuse not to go to the gym becausse it is here at home. Now I just need to find the time. I am moving more than yesterday but still not up to the 10000 steps I want to be at least not consistently.

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Thank you... Im seeing your threads require more thinking than many of the pages Im on...lol but I will get there....lol

Have a wonderful day!!!

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emoticon Sally Welcome to the team. Enjoy your time on the threads. emoticon

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Hi .. my name is Sally .. and I'm from Wisconsin .. :)

I used to love walking when I worked (HAPPILY retired now) and when I finished I could solve the problems of the world ... Walking was my choice of exercise to de-stress .. Unfortunately, as the years went on Plantar Faciatis (sp?) and menopause weight gain have shown their vicious heads .. lol .. .. Well -- it's kind of funny .. The best solution to plantar faciaitis (I'll get the spelling sooner or later.... lol) is to loose weight .. and well .. my favorite exercise is walking .. What's wrong with this picture .. lol lol . ???

Okay -- So -- I've figured out a way to work around the sore feet (see .. told you I'd get it ... emoticon lol) and have started by giving myself a goal of 10000 steps a day .. (so far I'm successful) .. but I have tried to find a walking group in my neighborhood, but unfortunately .. they work .. *sigh* so I'm looking for "Steppin' support" .. While I do get it elsewhere .. I was looking for a stepping support page, or I was going to start one .. Thank you for being here !!!! lol ..

I will stop talking now .. (promises are meant to be broken .. lol) and I've looked through your threads and am excited to join .. Please accept my membership, and look forward to meeting more of you !!! Thank you !!!


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emoticon Hi everyone, I'm MJ. I hail from the Gaspereau Valley in Nova Scotia, Canada. Walking is my favourite exercise and in 2019 I will have completed over 3000 miles, much of it done in my rural neighbourhood.
I am 72 years young, Grammy of two and mom of two adult children and a wonderful DIL. Gardening is a passion, also reading and searching out new vegan dishes to prepare. 2020 will see a big change in my life as I move to Fisherman's Cove in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; a smaller house and property and closer proximity to my son and DIL in Halifax and by air to Scotland to visit with my daughter. emoticon emoticon


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Welcome Gill,
I'm so glad you have joined us. Trev is a wonderful leader and friend.
Your birthday will be here in a couple of days. I have my 65th in January. Yeah!
Enjoy your daily posts on the team.
Thank you for joining us.

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emoticon Gill! Glad you found us!

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Hi, I'm Gill and I live in the UK.

I was looking for a new team that has daily posts - things to keep me motivated. This looks like a good match for me! I have a Garmin fitness tracker and aim for my 10k steps a day. It's easy to do when I'm at work, but takes more thought when I'm at home.

I'm 65 on 30th November, and am working full-time. I'll keep going for another couple of years before I retire. I can see how easy it is to become sedentary when there are no 'reasons' to go and and move!

I also like the look of your daily gratitude thread - things like that that help me to stay focused on healthy habits.

I got here from TCANNO via the UK Team

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Lots of flowers here for a lot of the year. It is very dry though now, it was a very hot summer. The Mediterranean climate is a strange climate. My favorite thing is rosemary, thyme, sage, etc all grow wild in the countryside around us. So when you walk through it, it smells like roasting chicken.

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Red-L - love your saying ""Gather today the roses of life." Do you have a lot of roses in your area?

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Hi everyone. I’m a step counter, but I try for 7000 a day and get up to 16000 depending. I have recently injured my foot, so have cut back. And I’m getting used to new insoles from the podiatrist.
I live in France, in a city that is mostly pedestrian, so there is a lot of opportunity to walk.
Looking forward to meeting you all.

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I'm also here in Texas. I live in Arlington. Thank you for joining us.

Blessings for you.

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Hi! I'm Debbie and I live in Texas. I have pushed my walking up to 5 days a week and I rest on the weekends. I suffer from arthritis really bad...the perils of getting old. I am a traumatic brain injury survivor and I struggle with it multiple times a day. My Fitbit Blaze has been a real eye opener regarding how little steps I was actually getting in the course of the day.

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Glad you are here! We are cheering you on to complete all your steps!
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Hello! My name is ON_A_DIET. I have been a part of Sparkpeople since 2015.

I use a Wal-Mart pedometer. However, I never get in those last few steps.

Maybe by joining this team, maybe I can!



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I'm new to the team. Have been on spark since June. Got a Gamin Vivofit 3 several months ago and have worked my way to usually 8,000 steps a day.

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New to the team but not SP. Trying something new to prevent boredom with my walking. emoticon

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Hi ETERNALMINDED,

emoticon I hope you have a blessed New Year also. Thank you for joining us.
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I am new to the team but not to Spark. Looking forward to interacting with you all! Sunday is my rest day. I basically get most of my steps in chasing around four year olds in the Sunday School class I teach with my dad and son. All that to say, I usually do not hit the target of 10K on that day but today is Monday so I am determined. I hope you all have a blessed New Year! I plan on bringing in the New Year at home with my guys! I have two sons at home and hubby!

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I gave up in September and stopped exercising. I gained 10 pounds and need to get back on track. I've done 10,000 steps and can do it again. emoticon

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SKIMBRO - emoticon We are cheering for your success!

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Hello...I am new to this team. I am working my way back to the 10,000 steps. emoticon

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emoticon CHRIS! Happy that you found this team.

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Just Joined - Haven't been active on SparkPeople for a few years, getting back into it as I really need to motivation/support. So far have walked 10,000+ steps everyday this week, and plan on keeping up with it.

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Hope your 2 upcoming surgeries go well. Take care the next few weeks.

Thank you both for joining us here.

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Greetings team. You can call me Bev or Grammy. I am a retired church secretary and bible college registrar, but DH is still working. We have 2 sons, lovely daughters-in-law and 4 grandkids: 21, 17, 9, 7 y/o. I currently live in the SF Bay Area, but am hoping to move to Medford, Oregon eventually. DH & I recently got FitBit Charge 2 and have been motivated to walk. Tonight I searched Spark Teams that would help keep me motivated and found 10K Steps a Day. Perfect! I currently have some health issues. I had 2 surgeries this month and have 2 more surgeries scheduled in the next few weeks. I am super focused on regaining my health as much as possible. Nice to meet you all.

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Hi! I am new and excited to lose ten pounds! Please add me as a friend! I love to motivate and support! I love to hike and average around 12,000 steps per day.

All the best!

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Welcome! We have various levels of walkers here, so your 10K sometimes is very normal. If you have not already joined our monthly Step Challenge, you are encouraged to do so.

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Hi,
My name is Donna and I try and make 10,000 k a day (sometimes I fall short) but I am hoping joining this team lights a fire under me.

I do see some familiar faces here and I am happy to see new ones.
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Welcome to the team. Maybe this article can help you?

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I'm glad to be here, am here mostly because I am struggling to get in at least 10K steps a day. Currently my norm is between 3-5, but at dog events, it can explode to over 12K. Getting at least 10K per day would build a better base (and maybe leave me not quite so tired!) for all the things I want to do.

I am going to camp, so I will be getting (probably) 10K steps in or more per day, but won't be on sparkpeople very much. But we'll see! Fun to be here!

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Sorry for your loss. It is nice to see you back here again.

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I used to be a member of this team - until I got busy tending to my ailing hubby and counting steps became depressing because I became housebound with him. Being housebound with hubby was not depressing - just logging no steps was.

Anyway, I lost my Ray in May and am getting back into my daily walking with my new companion, Bubba, a 29 lb Boston Terrier that needed a home.
God Blessed me with Bubba when he called my Ray back home at the ripe old age of 96 yrs 8 mos.

The reasons to be back are sad - but I am glad to be back on the team again.




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Welcome and be sure to check out our monthly Step Challenge. You set your goal and record your daily steps so you can see your progress!

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Hi, my name is Bridget. Just joined, love to walk. Hoping to stay active, and up my steps.

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Hi, I'm Jasmine from Oklahoma. I joined this team hoping to get my steps up . Right now I am averaging 5,000 to just under 10,000 a day so trying to get to that 10k plus steps a day.

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emoticon glad to have you here; sounds like you are on track to get your goal!

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emoticon Kathy! Glad to have you here.

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Hello team. My name is Kathy. New to the team but not new to walking! Love to walk in a local park with my dogs. The dogs are great motivators!. They don't take no for an answer! Rain, sun sleet , darkness wind.....
Walking is helping me with keeping my blood sugars in check and with stress management. If I could only learn to walk away from chocolate!

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emoticon Rachel. Great job in getting those steps in. Glad you checked out our monthly Step Challenge!

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Hello Team! My name is Rachel and I have been getting 10,000 steps in regularly for some time now. This team seems like a good place to keep my motivation high to reach that daily goal.

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emoticon to all our new team members!

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Hi Team! I'm Lisa and I live in NC and I'm raising my 4 yr old grandson. I'm ready to up my walking and get to the 10K steps. :)

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Hi Team: My name is Jo ann and I'm from Texas. I have been a member of this team previously and really enjoyed it but have been away for awhile. I did not have a Fit Bit for awhile but have one now and am anxious to get started. I was a little short of 10000 today but will try to work harder tomorrow.

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Been away for awhile, but I am back now. I have been utilizing SP consistently since Aug 1st. I started with the "Find 10" challenge to build on consistency. I have been consistent now, with both exercise and nutrition, for over 40 days and I am down 6 lbs. Also working on increasing endurance and steps.

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Hi Team, My name is Ana and my birthday is Sept.12th
I have a fit bit so I know I can do 10k but since I am starting over my goal is 30 min on the treadmill and anything extra towards the 10 k steps to remind myself I joined this team.

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hi there! i'm new to the team - i've been a fitbit fan since december 2012, on spark actively since march 2012 (first joined 2009). my goal is to average 15,000 steps daily, with 10,000 as the minimum for busy days. we hike, jog, and when we are home in the US, we are out with our border collie who loves to make sure we get our steps in.

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m Jackie, and the leader of the Green Smoothies Team. I am starting a step counting team at my school, and realized that I don't know much about how to keep a step counting team on track, and moving forward.
Yesterday I walked 5,000 steps. I'm looking for more today. Soon I'll be at 10 K.
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Hi, I'm Lynne . I am currently 50lbs from my goal weight and I love running and walking our 6 month old Aussie shepherd. I am also a stay at home mom with two little ones.

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hello ive been with sparks people for a few years off and on. Would love to make it a goal to reach 10,000 steps a day, sounds easy enough but I have found that it does take some extra time and effort. I enjoy the feeling of an accomplished work out but sometime lack the motivation to start. hoping that this small goal with launch my healthy life style

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Yesterday I recommitted to walking more and sitting in front of my computer less. I ended up walking for 61 minutes and dang proud for doing it.

On another note... I ate a take-out meal that was totally full of grease because I was too hungry to just say no. I told dh not to bring that home for me anymore because of all the grease AND I will make sure never to get that hungry again... remembering that I can't "outwalk" my fork. Good luck everyone!

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