I am starting today and really pray that I can succeed. Prayers help, but motivation from like minded folks all trying to better themselves and live a healthier life is a key factor for me. I was on another site and found that when I checked in daily I stayed on track I felt more in control. So here I go again!
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Welcome back. Enjoy the journey!
Live each moment to its fullest!
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You’ve made a wonderful resolution in continuing your journey!
“Fall down seven times, get up eight.” - Japanese Proverb
Celebrate we will!
"The future is no place to place your better days." - Dave Matthews Band, Cry Freedom
"Gotta do much more then believe, if we really want to change things." - Dave Matthews Band, Gaucho
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Welcome back! As you probably know, there are so many great resources here! I recommend starting with the nutrition/food tracker, if you haven't already, because that is the key element in weight loss for most people. Then, once you're comfortable with tracking your food on a daily basis, start exploring more areas of this site. I still find something new here almost every day. By tracking everything since May 2011 and using the other features here to keep myself focused, I lost 90 pounds and have maintained that loss for well over a year now. It takes a little bit of time, but it is sooooo worth it!
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Best of luck as you continue your journey.
Jackie Northern Ky.
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." -Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."
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"Be the kind of women that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says "Oh Crap, She's up!"
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I'm back at it as well. After gaining 10 pounds on my own, I began to have kidney problems & have had 6 infused treatments of chemo therapy drugs; and while my kidneys are functioning much better, I am on a daily oral dosage of this chemo drug & a small dosage of prednisone 2 days a week. I have gained another 40 pounds from all that! I'm miserable & uncomfortable - it's been so hard to get my ducks in a row & stop making excuses & get back on track. BUT today, is the day!
I'm doing the old fashioned thing - counting calories & exercise (haven't done that yet, but will). SOOOO, here I go! Good luck to you as well!
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