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Old 02-03-2004, 06:37 PM   #1  
NO JUNK FOOD ZONE!
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Ok I need some encouragement here. I am only back to induction for day 2 today....but I again am battling the choc. cravings monster. I KNOW that once I get past the weekend I won't even bat an eyelash at it - but you know it's the "getting there" that's a killer.

So in reading today's chat, Leenie's post got me thinking and I want you all to help motivate me please!....maybe we could make a complete list (ie cut and paste and keep adding your ideas so we can all print off one full list in the end). I will start with Leenie's below

What are we looking forward to this spring?

Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
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Old 02-03-2004, 07:00 PM   #2  
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Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
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Old 02-03-2004, 07:20 PM   #3  
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Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
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Old 02-03-2004, 07:20 PM   #4  
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What are we looking forward to this spring?

Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Working in the garden
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Old 02-03-2004, 07:40 PM   #5  
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What are we looking forward to this spring?

Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden

Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
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Old 02-04-2004, 11:03 AM   #6  
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Here's mine

Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
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Old 02-04-2004, 01:28 PM   #7  
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What are we looking forward to this spring?

Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
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Old 02-04-2004, 01:33 PM   #8  
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Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
Short skirts!
No tights
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Old 02-04-2004, 01:35 PM   #9  
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Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
Short skirts!
No tights
Outdoor Craft Shows, Fairs, Fleamarkets
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Old 02-04-2004, 01:54 PM   #10  
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Spring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
Short skirts!
No tights
Outdoor Craft Shows, Fairs, Fleamarkets
Rediscovering the color green
Toe rings
Maybe being warm (I'm always freezing since decreasing my insulation)
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Old 02-04-2004, 03:11 PM   #11  
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Rain that doesn't turn to ice on the roadsSpring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
Short skirts!
No tights
Outdoor Craft Shows, Fairs, Fleamarkets
Rediscovering the color green
Toe rings
Maybe being warm (I'm always freezing since decreasing my insulation)
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Old 02-05-2004, 07:48 AM   #12  
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Rain that doesn't turn to ice on the roadsSpring flowers
Wearing only a sweater - no coat (to hid under)
Wearing shorts instead of long pants or long skirts
Open windows
Morning walks with my kids in the jogger
Daylight lasting longer - for a bikeride(?)
Fresh air
Hearing birds sing
Not having to worry about soggy snowsuits/mittens
Daffodils and Tulips
Some blue in the skies!
Letting people really see the weight loss with teeshirts and shorts instead of bulky winter sweaters and jeans!
Working in the garden
Most important of all---NO MORE SNOW!!! WOOHOO!! lol
Smelling cut grass
Airing out the house
Spring cleaning (I love it!)
Getting some exercise outdoors
Putting the top down on my car
Strappy sandals & Pedicures
Firmer upper arms so I can wear sleeves clothing!
Short skirts!
No tights
Outdoor Craft Shows, Fairs, Fleamarkets
Rediscovering the color green
Toe rings
Maybe being warm (I'm always freezing since decreasing my insulation)
Eating lunch outside
Reading a book under my patio umbrella
Shaving my legs and not having a forest!
Wearing some body glimmer lotions, and pouty lip gloss.
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Old 02-05-2004, 08:13 AM   #13  
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Early sunrises
Thunderstorms
Snow run-off
Peepers singing at night - the little frogs
Robins sitting on eggs in my garage
NO MORE FREEZING COLD HANDS (hate this!)
No more snow in my gloves, boots, life
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