Self motivated yes, . . . but it's a WHOLE pile easier that my entire family is on board. - Meals for the family are Healthy Food Choices. - I am also challenged and encouraged by my adult son who is keeping pace with me in the weight loss (both over 50 pounds lost since Summer 2012). I have 15 more to go and he wants to loose another 50. - I joined a small town newspaper "Health Challenge". We submit weekly photos, a brief blog, and they report weekly weight changes. The whole town keeps me accountable, providing more encouragement and accountability than support.
Doug - BC, Canada
"I don't need a personal trainer so much as I need someone to follow me around and slap unhealthy food out of my hands"
Fitness Minutes: (14,082)
816 1/28/13 12:53 A
My dog also helps support me by insisting on daily walks. He's also there when I'm feeling down and out.
No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. ~Buddha
Fitness Minutes: (137,416)
3,502 1/27/13 5:14 A
Make it happen- just one step at a time!
Fitness Minutes: (113,706)
1/27/13 5:01 A
Mostly my husband
Fitness Minutes: (111,528)
32,286 1/27/13 5:00 A
SP and family
Some friends don't help
Trev, Kent Southeast UK
How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed. Join the 10 minute exercising challenge and get exercising. See what you are made of by joining the 10k steps day challenge.
From my daughter. She exercises and eats as healthy as I do.
1/27/13 2:42 A
From SparkFriends and my friend, Theresa
1/26/13 11:23 P
I GOT SUPPORT FROM A SP WOMEN IN AN EMAIL. SHE WAS GREAT!
Don't Sit And Wait. Get Out There. Feel Life. Touch The Sun. Immerse In The Sea. (by Rumi) Susan
Fitness Minutes: (137,503)
6,615 1/26/13 11:18 P
Friends, family, and SP
Fitness Minutes: (123,860)
1/26/13 9:05 P
You have to drag it out of your own "gut", since it is always with you, others can't be, web sites can't be there with you when your sudden food decisions happen............learn from the errors and move on. It's up to you alone, in the end.
1/26/13 8:49 P
Fitness Minutes: (24,637)
1/26/13 8:17 P
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