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Chapter 27 - building the friendship

Saturday, December 13, 2014

In your notebook, list 2 or 3 things that you learned from this chapter.

Spangle explains the Dot Calendar.
Green sticker - weight loss day (solid day on your program)
Yellow sticker - maintainence day (caution - your day could have gone better)
Red sticker - gain day (poor day on your program)

Put up a calendar where you will see it everyday. Each day put a sticker on the day associated with what happened. This allows you to see what you are doing over time. I really like this idea and think it will jolt me back into doing better on my progarm. I am going to try it. Now to find round colored stickers!!!! lol

What are some ways you can relate to the clients or examples in this chapter?

What will you do differently as a result of reading this chapter?

To remember the scale is only a reflection of what you are generally doing on your plan (except when there are plateau's). It is NOT a reflection of you! Don't blame the scale for 'wrong' readings. Adjust your plan accordingly.


Friends with the Scale by Linda Spangle
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    I'm not sure I like the sticker idea but it's a visual and would work for some.
    2425 days ago
    Visual motivation is a GREAT tool for success!!!
    2425 days ago
  • BETRHO48
    emoticon I tried the dot calendar for a time. The round colored stickers were hard to find, even in large chain craft stores (maybe a teacher's store or website might have them). I used star stickers instead of dots. My big mistake was not posting the calendar where I could easily remember to place the dots and I would forget to use it.
    2426 days ago
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    Thanks for sharing
    2426 days ago
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