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Weekly Recap 1/5/2019

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly recap:

Say Goodbye to 2018
My New Year’s Wish For You!
Quit or Modify? The Choice is Yours!
Two Things You Must Know About Planning
The Disabled Diva’s Winter Workout Challenge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Disabled Diva’s Winter Workout Challenge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Disabled Diva’s Winter Workout Challenge

If you haven’t participated in one of my fitness challenges, you are missing out!  Everyone is eligible to participate no matter what their physical abilities may be.  The point of my challenges is not to compete against others, but to motivate and encourage everyone to move their bodies.  Although I refused to believe it several years ago, physical activity really does help reduce the pain I experience from fibromyalgia, psoriasis, degenerative disc disease, and psoriatic arthritis. Each challenge ends with prizes.  Winners are not chosen by how much they were able to do or by how did the most.  Those who participate are put into a drawing and earn entries in various ways.

*Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make a purchase through my links. The proceeds earned fund the giveaways I host in my Facebook groups.

Winter Workout Challenge

This month’s challenge is 3 weeks, 21 days long.  It begins 12:01am January 7, 2019 and ends at 11:59pm January 27, 2019.  Unlike the last three months, this challenge will also include those who aren’t counting their steps.  However, those who are counting steps and/or activity with a fitness tracker and post those results will earn extra entries for the drawing.  Don’t have a fitness tracker?  Click here to find a tracker or phone app that fits your budget.

 

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Winter Workout Rules

  1. Join The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddies on Facebook
  2. Declare your workout goal on the Winter Workout official post located in the announcements in the group.  Eligible goals are any amount of steps or activity minutes that you will strive to reach daily based on your current ability.  Just keep in mind that the number that you choose will remain your goal for the entire challenge.  You may join the challenge at anytime by declaring your steps on the original challenge post located in the group announcements.
  3. Beginning January 7, 2019 and ending January 27, 2019 a daily check in will be posted in the group.  It will be placed in the announcements to make it easy for you to find.  Each evening before you go to bed or by 8:00am PST the following morning you must post your results in order to earn drawing entries.
  4. How to earn entries: For those tracking steps with a tracker: You have the ability to earn three entries per day.  One entry for posting a screenshot of your tracker’s results for the day whether you reached your goal or not.  Two entries will be awarded for reaching your reaching your daily goal.  For those declaring activity (yoga, Pilates, biking, swimming, etc.) minutes: Earn one entry per day for commenting with your results on the daily check in.  If you are using a tracker to record your activity minutes, post a screenshot with your results whether or not you reached your goal for a second entry.  Earn a third if you post your tracker’s results and meet your daily goal.   Everybody who participates and uses a tracker has the opportunity to earn 63 entries. Those not using a tracker have the opportunity to earn 21 entries.

Prizes

Three winners will be drawn live in the group on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  Each winner will be awarded a $5.00 Starbucks e-gift card and it will be delivered to the winner via email.

Don’t forget that the challenge prizes are funded by the commissions I earn from my Amazon links, other affiliate links from products that can be found in The Disabled Diva’s Product Picks , from proceeds from my book Make Pain Your Bitch: How to Dominate Your Chronic Life, and donations. Click here to do your regular shopping thru Amazon. Donations can be made through PayPal to admin@thedisableddiva.net

If you are looking for a way to relieve your chronic and/or workout pain without drugs, I invite you to check out PEMF therapy.  Click here to compare various PEMF products.  The PEMF device that I use is Oska Pulse.  Click here to discover all the different ways it has improved my chronic pain in the past two years and how it continues to improve my chronic life.  Click here to visit Oska Wellness and as always, my discount code DIVA will save you $55.00 when entered at checkout.

Click here to join the Winter Workout Challenge!

PEMF therapy with Oska Pulse has taken my pain management plan to a whole new level! Click here to see how it has improved my chronic life and click here to learn more about the device and how it may help you too! BTW My discount code DIVA will save you $55.00 when entered at checkout!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekend Recap October 22-26

weekend recap oct 26

Monday: 5 Tips That Will Make Trick or Treating With Chronic Pain Less Painful

Tuesday: Choices That Reflect Acceptance of a Chronic Illness

Wednesday: A Gluten Free, Dairy Free Snack Bar?

Thursday: Don’t Let Arthritis Keep You From Decorating Your Halloween Pumpkin

Friday: Protect Yourself From Trauma Triggers This Halloween  and The Disabled Diva’s Turkey Trot Tournament

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Green Eating Challenge

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Join me and my fitness buddies for our latest health challenge!  Starting Monday, August 6, 2018 our challenge is to eat something green everyday!  The challenge lasts five days and like all of our challenges, it will be a lot of fun.  Join our Facebook group and share how you are making changes to improve your health.  Share and find new recipes too!

Click here to join The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddies

 

Hydration Challenge

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Are you drinking enough water?
I admit that I struggle with this big time!!!
But every once in awhile I thought I was doing okay…..
I WAS WRONG!!!
To help bring my water intake up to par and to help others reach their appropriate level I have issued a 5 day water challenge in The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddies group on Facebook.
The challenge starts tomorrow and I posted details on how to figure out your daily intake in the group this morning.
Click here to join the group
While properly hydrating our bodies won’t cure us of our chronic illnesses, it will improve our skin, increase energy, promote weight loss, flush out toxins, and more!

Don’t worry about joining after we start, I am always issuing challenges and this one will return again soon!

See you in the group!

Cynthia, The disABLED Diva

 

 

 

I resolve to SMILE

 

Do you make New Year’s resolutions?  I used to and actually kept some.  Then chronic pain entered my life.  Since my resolutions usually required some sort of self discipline I ended up giving up making them.  With my body and mind being punished by pain on a daily basis I couldn’t handle adding more restrictions to my already restricted life.  So after many, many years of not making resolutions I quietly made one last year.  It was to spend more time enjoying life.  And I am happy to report that I DID!!!  This year I have decided to expand upon last year’s resolution and am inviting you to join me.

This year’s resolution is to find at minimum, ONE reason to smile everyday.  Now some of you might think that is too easy or may not understand why this is such a big deal.  Yes it may seem easy, but when you are battling pain on a daily basis is can be extremely difficult.  This resolution is a big deal because when you are stuck in bed, day after day, week after week, and some cases months or more, being able to still recognize and feel joy is an amazing gift.  But feeling joy is just a part of it, so many of us struggle to recognize the good in our lives.  So I challenge you to join me in finding a reason to smile everyday of 2015.  Starting January 1, 2015 and each day after,  I will be posting my smile worthy thought or moment on my Facebook page and welcome your reasons to smile posts as well.

What do you say?  Are you up for the challenge? Let’s start this new year with a smile and share them with each other all year long!!

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Wishing you a year full of smiles and gentle hugs,

The Disabled Diva

 

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