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Old 06-24-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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Wink Making every day "sticker-worthy!"

A few months back I bought myself a pretty day planner. While I don't track calories, I'm mindful, watch my portions, and write down everything I eat in that planner. It also has a pocket in the back just the right size for my TOPS weekly weight tracker book. It's been a huge help with the reboot of my weight loss plan, keeping me mindful and accountable.

Two days ago, I decided to buy sheets of shiny star stickers. Every time I feel great about the choices I've made for the day, I add a sticker next to the date.

I believe all this is helping me shift my focus away from the difficult long-term (weight loss) to an easier, more managable short-term (healthier living every day).

I want to make every day sticker-worthy! How about you?

★ Goal for 2017: Get down to 220 ★
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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This sounds like a great idea. I think I'll start with it tomorrow.


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Old 06-24-2012, 05:15 PM   #3
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Ooh, I love stickers. I think I'll use this as a way to reward myself for abstaining from a certain behavior I'm trying to stop. Thanks for the idea!
I want to free myself from the burden of inaction. I want to raise myself to any plane I can imagine. ---Crowded House

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Old 06-24-2012, 07:52 PM   #4
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What a great idea! Everyone loves stickers! Isn't it funny how something so small makes such a difference in our outlook? You are such a positive person and your outlook is always so upbeat. I admire how well you've done. Keep up the great work.


Life style change started on Jan 13, 2011. I was going to lose 100 pounds by Christmas.
I lost 93 pounds by Oct 1, 2011 and am holding there for now. We'll see what happens.
New goal: To maintain at about 160 Final Goal: To decide if I need to lose more
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:57 PM   #5
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Me too!! i am so motivated by gold stars. For me, its for workouts. And I get a sticker for 1 rest day per week. On days that I do 2 things, like a swim and then a bike ride, I get 2 stickers. They really work for me!
It's about commitment, not motivation.
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:41 AM   #6
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I really love the idea! And I happen to have a package if stars in my purse!

Original Journey Starting Weight 298.6 - November 11, 2011
My Lowest Journey Weight: 242.8 (-55.8) - July 30, 2012
My Reboot Journey Weight: 300.0 - January 01, 2017

5% (285.0) | 10% (270.0) | 15% (255.0) | Under 250 (249.9) | 20% (240.0) | 25% (225.0) | 30% (210.0) | 100 lost (200.0) | ONEderland (199)

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Old 06-25-2012, 01:54 AM   #7
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I wanna do this too!! Thanks for the amazing idea!!
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One cheerleader for every 5lb lost!

No Ice Cream!! Shrinking!! Ride a bike!! TAKE MY PIC!!GOALL!!!!
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:12 PM   #8
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I love this idea. I did something similar a few years back when I decided to eat healthier. I'd give myself a little sticker for drinking all my water and eating on plan. I think I'll give this another try. Thanks!

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Old 06-26-2012, 11:31 PM   #9
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I think it's an excellent idea. It's probably something I should think about doing, 'cause I *love* stickers! Hah. Thanks for the idea!
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:20 PM   #10
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Great idea! I have lots of little "great job" and "way to go" stickers for my kids. There is no reason I can't use them for me too!
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Old 07-01-2012, 01:02 AM   #11
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Love the sticker idea. I can be my own teacher's pet, lol
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:58 AM   #12
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Ooh, I have tiny shamrock stickers I can use! What a great idea!

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Old 08-06-2012, 09:40 AM   #13
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i absolutely love this idea and im definitely going to try it.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:15 PM   #14
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I'm a highlighter nerd. I use a Franklin Planner for work, and I color the heck out of the monthly calendar. Yellow star for making the daily average calorie target, big purple star on Friday if I make the weekly calorie target, and orange stars for days with 20 minutes or more of deliberate activity. Highest and lowest weights of the week get pink and green underlines. Poor July was a rainbow!
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Old 09-13-2012, 01:01 PM   #15
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I love this idea for modivation. I will definetely get some stickers. Thanks for sharing !

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