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05/09: 9257
05/10: 11623
05/11: 12766
05/12: 18351
05/13: 16939
05/14: 13828
05/15: 6875


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My goal is 6,000 steps a day,tracked with my Charge 3

05/09: 5800
05/10: 3106
05/11: 2,354
05/12: 3,015
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MY DAILY GOAL IS 13,000 STEPS A DAY WITH MY FITBIT ZIP TRACKER


05/09 - 16,295
05/10 - 12,004
05/11 - 14,429
05/12 - 13,104
05/13 - 13,015
05/14 - 13,423
05/15 - 11,515

Edited by: ALLENJOSEPH at: 5/18/2021 (09:32)
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Spark People Team Leader, GLITTERGIRL, from Team, "I Can't Do This On My Own", helped me reach my goal in 2012. I was able to maintain my weight for several months, but now I have to get serious again as much of my hard work I let go of, putting my focus on another issue. I will keep on, until I get back to my goal.


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5/9 ---------4854
5/10 ------7980
5/11 ------3920
5/12 ------ 7678
5/13 ------ 9973
5/14 --------7888
5/15 ------3753


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Tax crunch week. My goal is to get at least 5,000 steps per day!!!

05/09: 5,052
05/10: 10,645
05/11: 7,941
05/12: 6,556
05/13: 8,031
05/14: 10,032
05/15:

Edited by: CHANSEN_20001 at: 5/15/2021 (07:09)
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My goal is 3,000 steps a week!

05/09: 1,249
05/10: 1,143
05/11: 2,354
05/12: 3,015
05/13: 2,266
05/14: 2,213
05/15: 1,542

Edited by: NEWNANCY2012 at: 5/17/2021 (19:44)
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emoticon Raul for the goodie and for continuing these challenges. My step goal for this week is 50,000 steps emoticon

All readings courtesy of my Sense

05/09 - 5,290 steps
05/10 - 10,575 steps
05/11 - 9,733 steps
05/12 - 8,681 steps
05/13 - 9,578 steps
05/14
05/15

Edited by: KAYELENE at: 5/13/2021 (18:09)
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5/11/21 9:22 A

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Goal 12,000/day (Charge4)

05/09 - 14251
05/10 - 13175
05/11 - 12767
05/12 - 12637
05/13 - 18824
05/14 - 13673
05/15 - 14380

totals: 99707 steps, 330 floors

Edited by: KAYOTIC at: 5/16/2021 (12:38)
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I shall continue to obtain a daily minimum average of 10000 steps.

05/09: 7274 (Mother's Day)
05/10: 14814
05/11: 8045
05/12: 11571
05/13: 10798
05/14: 10747
05/15: 8433

It gives me a weekly 71682 steps. I made my daily goal of 10240. emoticon


Edited by: YICHE12 at: 5/17/2021 (10:32)
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5/10/21 11:16 P

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my goal 6400 +


5/9 10,846
5/10 - 9725
5/11 - 8646
5/12 - 8810
5/13 - 7749
5/14 - 9440
5/15 - 3992


Edited by: KURTZIE1998 at: 5/16/2021 (19:57)
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5/10/21 9:24 P

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5/9 - 5546
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5/10/21 7:28 P

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My goal is 8,000 per day (This is a relative new goal for me)

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Sunday did not get me off on the right foot! emoticon

5/9 - 2,419
5/10 - 8,177
5/11 - 8,075
5/12 - 8,043
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Edited by: NOMOREDJ at: 5/13/2021 (20:39)
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5/10/21 6:44 P

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Goal is 5k steps daily

5/9 1365 steps
5/10 2461 steps
5/11 4270 steps
5/12
5/13
5/14.
5/15

Edited by: URBANAUDREYE at: 5/12/2021 (18:42)
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5/10/21 5:41 P

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05/09: =10,468
05/10:=12,201
05/11:=15,440
05/12:=13,459
05/13:=9,560
05/14:=15,899
05/15:=5,436


Edited by: DONNALEE-53 at: 5/18/2021 (11:41)
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5/10/21 11:15 A

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emoticon emoticon and for today : emoticon
weekly goal 70000+

05/09:12273
05/10:10342
05/11:13315
05/12:11187
05/13:11974
05/14:15100
05/15:17327
91518

Edited by: WALKINTOFIT at: 5/18/2021 (14:06)

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5/10/21 9:08 A

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Goal=70,000 or more weekly steps

05/09: 11,907
05/10: 12,612
05/11: 06,739 traveling
05/12: 11,612
05/13: 10,611
05/14: 11,337
05/15: 11,338

Edited by: GOLFGMA at: 5/16/2021 (08:27)
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5/10/21 8:53 A

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Thanks Raul!

All readings courtesy of my Inspire HR:

05/09: 17,350
05/10: 14,399
05/11: 13,550
05/12: 14,055
05/13: 12,999
05/14: 13,596
05/15: 16,921
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5/10/21 8:50 A

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Goal 12,000/day (Flex)

05/09 - 4,082
05/10 - 19,852
05/11 - 20,260
05/12 - 13,751
05/13 - 14,608
05/14 - 20,152
05/15 - 6,965


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05/09--3091
05/10--1477
05/11--1663
05/12--1834
05/13--2744
05/14--2379
05/15--3010

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5/10/21 7:27 A

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emoticon Goal: 6K Steps/Day Average - tracker is Fitbit Inspire

05/09 - 10668
05/10 - 4799
05/11 - 3408
05/12 - 3396
05/13 - 5727
05/14 - 4756
05/15 -8378

Edited by: COOKIE_AT_51 at: 5/16/2021 (17:48)


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5/10/21 7:15 A

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Traveling this week so I'm reducing my goal this week to 10K to 15K per day!

05/09 - 7178
05/10 - 16627
05/11 - 17816
05/12 - 8003
05/13 - 13839
05/14 - 5524
05/15


Edited by: 1DAY-ATA-TIME at: 5/15/2021 (08:34)
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My goal is 15,000 or more steps per day. Charge 4

05/09: 15,708
05/10: 11,165
05/11: 10,403
05/12: 10,693
05/13:
05/14:
05/15:

Edited by: AKA_TROUBLE at: 5/13/2021 (07:40)
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5/10/21 6:38 A

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My goal is 65,000 for the week. Versa 2

05/09 5,680
05/10 10,578
05/11 7,617
05/12 11,847
05/13 8,975
05/14 10,883
05/15 5,969

Edited by: LJK091354 at: 5/16/2021 (09:06)
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My March goals are:

1. Track more (at least 21 days)
2. Lose 2.1 pounds, at least. (I gained weight in February--this has to stop)
3. Continue to exercise 3 to 5 times a week
4. Work on organizing sewing room better.
5. Continue to put together my Grassy Creek tops and get ready to quilt them.
6. Quit mindless snacking.


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5/10/21 6:20 A

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My goal is 20,000 or more steps per day. Currently using my Flex, my Inspire HR bit the dust!

05/09: 23,613
05/10: 18,109
05/11: 23,111
05/12: 7,592
05/13: 12,978
05/14: 20,162
05/15: 18,580


Edited by: DLBEASYRIDER at: 5/16/2021 (07:54)
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Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us. We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us.


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All readings courtesy of my INSPIRE HR THE BEST I CAN SINCE I FELL :
HURT KNEE AND RIBS


HAPPY MOTHERS DAY TO ALL

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DEE Southern New Jersey

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Faith makes all thing possible
Love makes all things happen
Hope makes all things work

God is Good all the time. All the time GOD is good.

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5/9/21 9:28 P

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Goal: 42,000

Total:

5/09: 2,893
5/10: 2,769
5/11:
5/12:
5/13:
5/14:
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Edited by: RETIREESMITH at: 5/10/2021 (22:51)
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My goal is 10,000 steps and 10 flights of stairs each day.
Counts per my Charge 3.

Sun, 9 May: 21,163 steps, 21 flights.
Mon, 10 May: 13,656 steps, 65 flights.
Tue, 11 May: 11,945 steps, 24 flights
Wed, 12 May: 12,217 steps, 36 flights.
Thu, 13 May: 12,687 steps, 53 flights.
Fri, 14 May: 12,893 steps, 60 flights.
Sat, 15 May: 12,399 steps, 119 flights.
emoticon Good luck to all with their goals!

Edited by: PEFITNESS4 at: 5/16/2021 (23:01)
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Taking a break from Step Bet so goal will be 18K

5/09: 19,212--Completed wk6 and Step Bet Maintainers challenge
5/10: 18,455
5/11: 19,091
5/12: 18,164
5/13: 19,921
5/14: 18,260
5/15: 18,159

Edited by: MACRATDOLL at: 5/16/2021 (17:57)
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Weekly Goal 5-9-2021 to 5-15-2021

Steps Per Day: 5,000
Fitbit Style: Inspire 2

05/09: 5586 - Happy Mother's Day!

05/10: 5351

05/11: 4155

05/12: 6378

05/13: 6078

05/14: 6713

05/15: 3365

I am really basically starting over with my SparkPeople account. I've been on here for years, but after some time away it seems everything I had on here has disappeared. All favorite foods I had saved for my food tracker, personal goals to achieve; anything & everything just gone. To give my body time to adjust I'm starting my goals smaller but achievable for me at this time.

Cheers to a new start.

Edited by: HOT_MAMA_13 at: 5/17/2021 (20:09)
Take Care of Your Body
It's the Only Place You Have to Live
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Motivation is what gets you started.
Habit is what keeps you going.
~ Jim Ryun
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People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing -
that's why it's recommended daily.
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05/15:

~Gretchen

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My goal is 20,000 or more steps per day.

05/09: 30,177
05/10: 28,330
05/11 33,604:
05/12: 33,247
05/13: 30,159
05/14: 31,909
05/15: 33,579

Total -- 221,005

Linda T.



Edited by: RETIREDAT60 at: 5/16/2021 (01:20)
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05/09:----915
05/10:--1,182
05/11:----917
05/12:--1,376
05/13:--1,402
05/14:--1,279
05/15:--1,491

Total:--9,841


Edited by: IAMAGEMLOVER at: 5/16/2021 (13:42)
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My name is Bonnie I live in CT DST

I went from 258 to 126 pounds and have maintained it since 12/28/12.

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Recovering from surgery, so daily goal is 8K or more steps/day emoticon

05/09: Happy Mom's Day! - 8K
05/10: 8.7K
05/11: 8.6K
05/12: 8.8K
05/13: - 9K
05/14: - 8.5K
05/15: - 9K

Edited by: HAPPYSOUL91 at: 5/15/2021 (09:16)
Every day I am on the verge of making slight changes that would make all the difference in my life.

One day I won't be able to do this, but today is not that day

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No goal, but to keep moving forward. Steps courtesy of my Fitbit Versa.

05/09: Happy Mother's Day! 10,101
05/10: 8,737
05/11: 6,908
05/12: 4,620
05/13: 9,381
05/14:
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Edited by: SOOKIE at: 5/14/2021 (09:09)
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"This is the day the Lord has made; I will rejoice and be glad in it." Ps. 118:24

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05/09/21 - 05/15/21
Goal 10,000 steps & 25 floors daily.
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Sunday 13,855 + 31 fl
Monday 11,369 + 27 fl
Tuesday 13,655 + 30 fl
Wednesday 15,470 + 25 fl
Thursday 14,474 + 33 fl
Friday 16,772 + 25 fl
Saturday 15,540 + 25 fl

Edited by: PRIMEOFMYLIFE at: 5/16/2021 (13:21)
Dee in B.C. (PST) aka Doris
Before 2020-04-16 @ 214 - After 2020-10-19 @ 154 Maintenance Goal: 154-150 lbs.
New goal : 149-144 lbs.
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05/09: 3,000
05/10: - 3,000
05/11: - 5,000
05/12: - 2,000
05/13: - 3,000
05/14: 3,000
05/15: 6,000

Edited by: PATTI24 at: 5/16/2021 (09:47)
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I think I have achieved the "sweet spot" with regards to my daily goal. 20,000 steps per day or a weekly goal of 140,000 appears to be the numbers I need to achieve. Coming to this conclusion has been a part of my lifestyle change journey that I embarked back in 2009 so I continue to re-adjust my goals as necessary. My goal is to continue keeping my Active Minutes above 120 minutes per day. I will also be tracking my mileage with my goal to walk 9 miles per day. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many floors in my travels I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!!

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OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK!
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IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THAT MEMBERS WHO JOIN THIS THREAD USE THE EDIT FEATURE ON THEIR INITIAL ENTRY.
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DOING SO WILL KEEP THIS THREAD MANAGEABLE AND ALSO MAKE IT EASIER TO TRACK EACH MEMBER'S DAILY PROGRESS.

An easy way to find your initial entry is to hold down the CTRL key and your F key. This will bring up your FIND box. Enter your SparkName and hit enter. This will take you to your first entry. Click on the EDIT MY POST button and add your steps for that day. Then just click on the POST MESSAGE button and you have edited your entry! (For those using an Apple computer, hold down the COMMAND key and your F key for the FIND box. For those using a cell phone, you can usually find a FIND feature in your browser settings) If you have any questions/comments please send me a SparkMail.
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A BIG THANKS TO ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE BEEN USING THE EDIT BUTTON WHEN YOU POST!!!

I continue to be very impressed by your daily steps! emoticon

I love all the activity on this thread! Welcome to each and every one of you and I hope that you accomplished your goals this week. I WOULD LOVE TO GIVE A BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO JOINED THIS THREAD THIS PAST WEEK! We were an amazing 42 strong this past week! This would be three more than last week. I continue to be amazed at your step counts, all of you should be very proud of yourselves! emoticon emoticon emoticon

We are still #1 in the Computer & Electronics category?! That continues to be amazing! As of the posting of this post, we are now at (drum roll please!) 143,240 members strong! Incredibly again, that is 88 more than last week! Compared to last week's membership increase, that is 52 more than the previous week. We have arrived to the 143,000 level and now have our eyes on the 144,000 level! This continues to be mind-blowingly impressive!
emoticon Holy moley!

For those who may not have heard the news. FitBit was purchased by Google over a year ago. According to the CEO of FitBit nothing will change. It appears that this merge moved one more step closer to reality as Google has gained Europe's approval to move forward.
UPDATE: Google has encountered another barrier as Australia appears to be examining this merger and its impact on privacy laws.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE:
Google and FitBit both announced the sale of FitBit to Google. This was done before final approval from the country of Australia and DOJ review in the States. Apparently Google feels very confident that the sale will be approved, especially after the waiting period between the initial announcement and this announcement. Anyhow, FitBit is very excited about this purchase. It will be interesting how much this change will impact FitBit.
Both websites have also posted announcements of the purchase on their respective website.
More news as it becomes available.

UPDATE: I recently had to get in contact with FitBit's Customer Service and I am happy to report that I had an extremely positive experience. The Customer Service rep went above and beyond the call of duty to assist me. One thing that did stand out is that they have access to the back end of their products and can follow what your device is doing night or day. So if your device is acting strangely, call them, they can walk you though the issue and assist you.
UPDATE TO GOOGLE PURCHASE: It appears that the new Versa 3 may soon become integrated with Google's voice system?! I will share more news as it becomes available.
ALEXA UPDATE: It appears this is now an available feature on both the Versa 3 and the Sense.

I was recently playing with the FitBit App for Windows and clicked on the floors portion of the app. There I found a link that offering more information on how this data was calculated. The page is called "How does my FitBit device calculate my daily activity?" and it is a wealth of new information regarding how the various data items are calculated and collected. I was familiar with some of the information but the description of how it is used to calculate your personal data was fascinating. This is a recommended quick read. (And, careful, don't fall down any "rabbit holes" while there!) Here is the link for the page:

help.fitbit.com/articles/en_U
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emoticon Welcome to all of our new team members and thank you for joining our weekly steps goal!!!

I continue to love my Ionic watch. Even with its strange quirks. This past week my Ionic watch's step count was 19,578 less steps than my One or a -9.59% difference! I do not do a lot of hand movements during my indoor walking periods. I truly though this was the reason for the lack of uniformity when counting steps; however, now I think we need to add spatial movement to the mix. If I move around while walking indoors my steps register but if I step in place, steps are registered very sporadically. The mystery deepens.

It appears that even for the top of the line watch, Ionic, activities involving the hands continue to contribute to the step count. (I wonder if Apple Watch users experience the same issue?) I continue to compare the data and the steps, distance, active time, floors, and distance are relatively the same. The calories are very different and I think that is more due to the heart rate device on my Ionic miscalculating my calories burned. I tend to trust my One's calorie calculations much more (although I am starting to think that the Ionic's calorie reading might not be as out of line as previously thought. I need to do more investigation into this emerging idea). emoticon

I read a story a few weeks ago about a rumored new tracker from FitBit. The tracker was to be an "elegant" version of their Inspire 2 tracker. Lo and behold, I received an email from FitBit announcing that it is taking pre-orders for this new device. It appears the biggest selling points are the display is in color and it can provide call and text notifications. The battery is one-half (10 versus 5 days) of their Inspire 2 but it shares similar features, i.e., swim-proof. The price is $149.95 and is scheduled to ship in late May.

I still continue to lose more weight. I attribute my recent weight loss to a change I made in my eating habits. I love to eat and I never seem to get full. I have to make a very conscious effort to monitor my calories on a daily basis. I begin my day with a light breakfast, some milk and some type of egg sandwich. At work, I don't eat during my breaks, instead choosing to use this time for walks inside our building. I listen to podcasts or music and use my phone to catch up on emails, read, and play games. I find this is very helpful in achieving my daily step goals since I stopped attending the gym (Due to a recent lifestyle change). I drink 6-9 cups of water during the day and eat my "lunch" in the evening. I will have a small dinner later in the evening. I have been also trying to get to bed earlier so this change has definitely helped, too. All of this has resulted in a noticeable drop in my daily calories and my relationship with food. I have literally cut close to 1,000 calories on a daily basis (and sometimes have to push myself to hit 2,000 calories! This is a good change and one not certainly for everybody (or anybody in fact) but it appears to be working for me.
UPDATE: I continue with following this radical plan and it continues to work for me as I am losing more weight. I have dropped 34 pounds in the last eight months! Also, I have done some further research into this new lifestyle of mine and think my method can be classified as fasting. Now I am not starving myself, I am merely choosing to stay away from food for a certain period of time. I am still getting all of my necessary nutrition on a daily basis. I am really loving this lifestyle.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I am truly amazed at how this change in eating habits has positively affected me. I have plenty of energy, find myself sometimes "forcing" myself to eat, and getting much more sleep. While my initial foray into the healthy living world back in 2009 was life-changing, this intermittent fasting lifestyle has been life and mind-altering.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I continue down this path of delaying my lunch and dinner to the end of my day and I continue to enjoy success. The recent holidays did proved to be challenging but following this path has allowed me to get back on schedule with my healthier lifestyle. I am truly pleased with these results.

ADDENDUM: I continue down this "fasting" path and have maintained my recent weight loss. I am amazed at how this one change has impacted my life.

ADDENDUM TO THE ADDENDUM: I have been doing some more research on intermittent fasting (or IT) and now subscribe to the 20/4 plan. Basically I do not eat any meals for 20 hours and then do all of my eating in a 4 hour period. I no longer eat breakfast and now do all of my eating from 6-10pm. This has allowed me to maintain my weight and my lower calorie intake. I sometimes do graze during my non-eating period but it is a hard candy or a piece of fruit. There is also a 16/8 plan for those who want to split their eating between two meal periods. Intermittent fasting has really been a life-saver in my continuing quest to maintain my health.

Our organization is starting its annual "Let's Get Healthy" drive and part of this drive is a push to lose weight. Losing weight can sometimes be very simple while the hard part is keeping the lost weight off. Often times, in our quest to lose weight, we attempt to follow a current fad or try to remove something from our diet. Having been a SparkPeople member for over 10 years I understand that this is not the solution. The solution to losing weight and keeping it off is moderation and activity. Duh, right but these really are the keys to losing and maintaining weight.
But whatever you do, don't give up hope if you "fall off the wagon." Tomorrow is another day to re-start your journey and pick-up where you left off.
AND REMEMBER, KEEP MOVING! emoticon

Here are some articles that I have found very helpful in my quest for a healthier life. Enjoy!

www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?id=2445&pa
ge=4


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/motivatio
n_articles.asp?ID=2224


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?ID=1386


Hope you gain knowledge and inspiration from these articles.

Once again it is of greater importance to keep yourself hydrated. Here are some links to articles that address the importance of keeping your body hydrated.

www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po
st
=running_tip_the_importance_of_hydraR>tion


www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness
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rticles.asp?id=101


OK, once again I am stepping down from my soap box!

All readings courtesy of my ONE/IONIC:

05/09: 30,421 (Active Time: 188-Distance: 15.64-Floors: 0-Ionic: 24,486)
05/10: 27,777 (Active Time: 186-Distance: 14.13-Floors: 6-Ionic: 27,256)
05/11: 27,220 (Active Time: 198-Distance: 14.93-Floors: 0-Ionic: 24,382)
05/12: 27,312 (Active Time: 185-Distance: 12.61-Floors: 6-Ionic: 26,315)
05/13: 27,179 (Active Time: 197-Distance: 13.88-Floors: 0-Ionic: 24,221)
05/14: 26,960 (Active Time: 191-Distance: 13.53-Floors: 5-Ionic: 26,773)
05/15: 35,279 (Active Time: 202-Distance: 16.86-Floors: 2-Ionic: 31,702)

One more week in the rear view mirror. This past week I took a total of 202,048 steps for a daily step average of 28,871 steps. I was active for 1,347 minutes or an average of 192 Active Minutes per day. I traveled 101.58 miles or an average of 14.51 miles per day and I encountered 19 floors in my weekly travels. I am ready to move onto next week!


Edited by: ROCKMAN6797 at: 5/16/2021 (10:10)
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