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BILL60 Posts: 535,822
9/18/13 8:48 A

Welcome to SP.

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RASPBERRY56 SparkPoints: (139,220)
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9/18/13 7:26 A

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"Youth and beauty are not accomplishments. They are the temporary, happy byproducts of time and/or DNA. Don’t hold your breath for either." - Carrie Fisher

If you can't love yourself, how are ya gonna love somebody else? - RuPaul

Take action, and inspiration will follow - Gilad

Change without losing yourself and you can accomplish anything. - Tim Gunn

Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars - Casey Kasem (RIP :( )
DEULSENIA Posts: 184
9/17/13 10:00 P

First off warmest welcome to Spark People. It's going to be a hard journey but if you stay committed even when you fall off get right back on. Log everything as if you were writing a book about yourself. Food prep is a big key. Search this site for recipes and plan meals for the week...Tupperware or brown bagging works. It's about 80-90% what you intake and the rest is activity. Try something new whether it be food or activity. In order for your body to change you have to change your mind. I can go on & on about what helped me loose 56lbs, you have to play around w/ what works for your body. Listen if you need an accountability partner let me know. I have a support page (link below) if you ever need some daily inspiration, recipes or if you'd like to add some input on what helps you. Stay committed in this journey!!!


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TWISTEDNORA Posts: 6
9/17/13 9:55 P

Hey everybody!

I'm new here and ready for change. Looking forward to getting to know you guys and find some good motivators/friends to interact with about these lifestyle changes.

I have had past success doing a "Sugarbusters" type eating style. It seems to be, after a lifetime of being overweight, that I can stick to this plan.

I absolutely DESPISE cardio. I work hard and sweat all day, that's not the issue. I know that I need to buck up and DO IT. I have an exercise bike in my extra room, I have 725 acres of hiking trails, I have a pool available within walking distance, a bicycle, I just can't seem to motivate myself to get out there and do it. Something needs to change for me to lose this weight though.

I love strength training, lifting, body building, yoga. All of those things you don't have to move quickly for!

Anyway, nice to meet you all and talk to you soon!

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