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MOM22REDS SparkPoints: (18,747)
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3/11/13 10:00 P

I understand what you are saying. Feeling like I failed myself so many times before but feeling a little different as I start the SparkPeople journey. It's almost like getting my spending under control. Budgeting felt like a straight jacket until I found a practical, common sense approach. Circumstances are definitely different for me this time. I am no longer trying to lose weight to avoid health problems. The problems, thankfully caught very early, have begun. I have to succeed this time! What has changed is my definition of success. Instead of double (ok - maybe triple) digit weight loss, I am concentrating only Fast Break Goals. I look forward to getting to know my fellow travelers.

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." Maya Angelou
DRUID21 SparkPoints: (399)
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3/11/13 8:18 P

I agree. I have been on and off since January . If I can stay on and lose weight my insurance premium will go down next yr. Think I can do it.

The only actions that I can control are my own.
LUVS2WIN67 Posts: 1,060
3/11/13 12:10 P

I have been doing the same thing...on and off and on and off. I am hoping that this time it will be for good. I do love SparkPeople and just have to stay focused and committed. You most definitely can do this.We both can.

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. - Ann Wigmore
GRAPHICS2 Posts: 9,095
2/28/13 10:25 P

That's a very positive attitute. Don't give up, we are here for you. emoticon

TWININGS12 SparkPoints: (17,330)
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2/28/13 7:05 A

I can't remember how many times I have started and stopped a life style change. Since I have started Sparkpeople in January, this will be my final mission. I am not going to fall off the wagon again thanks to Sparkpeople and Spark Friends..... emoticon

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