Fitness Minutes: (398)
18 4/14/13 4:19 P
Hi, I am not a new member of SparkPeople, I joined over a year ago and fell off the grade so to speak. The past two weekds I have been recomminting myself to Myself! Your post is very much the way I have been thinking lately. This website may just be the best thing that has ever happened to me for my weight loss journey. It is nice being here.
Committing To Myself
Fitness Minutes: (40,832)
4/13/13 8:18 P
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 :( )
Fitness Minutes: (63,560)
4/12/13 10:55 A
Hi and welcome!! It's great to have you here!! This is a great place for support and inspiration!! Jump right in and make yourself at home!!
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I enjoyed reading your post. I like how you mentioned that you have support of family and friends. I feel like I have been "trying" to diet in secret, or at least alone. Maybe getting family and friends on board will help me, too. Unlike you, I feel pretty bad about my weight at the moment, so again your post was helpful because it reminded me that I don't need to feel bad, I just need to take better care of myself and ask my friends for support. Sigh.
Welcome back and enjoy the journey.
Fitness Minutes: (2,774)
4/12/13 7:44 A
Hi everyone! In the three years after I graduated college I managed to lose about 20 pounds. I loved how I felt and was committed to making sure I was happy and healthy all around, not just with weight. Last year I lost that commitment and even though I was still exercising regularly I gained the 20 pounds back. I don't feel fat or horrible about myself, but I remember what I used to feel and the confidence I had and I want that back. I am borderline obese now and want to get to a healthier weight. Luckily I have the support of family and friends who understand what I want and are supportive of that. They also have their own weight and fitness goals, so it helps to work toward achievement together. I hope to become active in the Spark community and take advantage of the resources here.
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