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Making exercise a habit

I need motivation.

Fit Little Cookie

I always get asked what motivates me to keep exercising and the truth is I get days where I’d rather be laying in bed eating a family sized pack of crisps just like everyone else. Motivation will only take me so far, what keeps me working out every day is routine.

When I first started exercising I scheduled an hour twice a week in the evenings when the kids were in bed that was just for me. I had a young baby and a toddler so that hour was pure indulgence, even though I was just in my bedroom sweating along to a workout DVD for that hour I was me again. The adrenaline boost afterwards was so addictive that before long I was exercising three times a week.

Now my kids are older and in school I don’t really need that time to myself anymore but it’s become a…

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My real name is Debra (Debbie Sue). Sarah is a nickname given to me in high school. My husband has always called me that so here in Florida It's all I am known by. I was born and raised in Illinois. My son and I moved to Colorado in 1982. I taught school for 17 years. Then I ran a homeschooling/preschool/daycare until 2006 when I moved to Florida after my son, Bobby died suddenly. He was almost 26. Danny and I live and work at a state park here. I miss the mountains and climate of Colorado. I miss snow and the four seasons. I miss Bobby.

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