Me in 2005, little change since then
Me 5/3/2010 the "before" picture
Well, this is my second time around. Life got crazy and I had forgotten the real reasons I had decided to join Spark. A lot has changed in the last month or so since I have been on, the biggest change being I have started school. Working on my Bachelors in Human Services Management.
I reason I started Spark wasn't because I am fat, I have been most of my life. The reason I started is because I have such a hard time breathing, navigating stairs, can't do the simplest task like load the dishwasher without back pain. We won't even discuss hygine, diabetes(not sure on the spelling) runs rampent in my family, and now since I have stopped losing, my feet are painfully swollen most of the day everyday. So I reset my page and am starting over. Whatever incidents lead to me stopping will not be my excuse to stop again. I am writing down every where why I need this to work.
The reason it will work this time, I have a new more positive attitude and renewed determination.
Weight loss goals:
250 by 7/15
220 by 10/15
190 by 1/15
170 by 3/15
150 by 5/15
130 by 7/15
I will also commit a minimum of 5 hours a day to building a business.
I will eat 5 a day, learn 2 new receipes a week, eat fish 2 times a week, do cardio 30 minutes a day at least 5 days a week. Shooting for 6 days a week.
Continue to drink 8 glasses of water a day.
I will actively seek out ways to learn more patience and read 2 books a month that have to do with self improvement.
I will take 20 out of every day to do the paperwork for my present business.
Thats a good start I think.
To meet my goals I make a pledge to me to log in everyday, keep my fitness and nutrition trackers up to date, ask for help when i need it, that includes motivational help as well. I also will surf thru the tons of information and help tools and resources to make myself and my health number one.
I love to read and play games like mah jong, i would like to love more active stuff as well. I have made a commitment to myself that i will try 3 things i have never had before each week i go grocery shopping.
| current weight: 266.0
Hi- Welcome to the EE team! Great place for support, and encouragement, and a place to vent if you need to!
10 Positive Assumptions
1) I will make and keep my commitments.
2) I will find the right people who can help me.
3) I will look for an answer in every problem.
4) I will give up trying and simply do.
5) I will make it okay to be wrong and make mistakes.
6) I will create my own good luck.
7) I will not be afraid to lose before I win.
8 ) I will do it now!
9) I will be who I am and become what I was meant to be.
10) I will accept that all things are possible.
-Robert Anthony, in his book Betting on Yourself.
Hope to see you on the message boards! Have a great day!
Co Leader Emotional Eaters
2196 days ago
thanx for your great comment on my page
sounds like you have a great attitude
good for you
have a wonderful week!
2196 days ago
Welcome to the Emotional Eaters team. Enjoy your weekend. Take some time for yourself.
2198 days ago
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¸.♥´ .´¨¨ ¸´¸.´¨Welcome to the EE team!!
Ive belonged to a lot of teams here on spark-- i really do believe that the Emotional Eaters team is one of the very best, its a great group of people- very supportive and encouraging-- and it is very refreshing to talk with people who "get" what you're going through!! ¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥.*¸.´¸.*¨¸.*¨¸.´¸.*¨) ¸.*¨)
Check out the main page of the EE team- there are stickied topics you may be interested in to get involved- a buddy thread, a place to introduce yourself, weigh-in challenge, a birthday post. ¸.*¨¸.´¸.*¨(¸.´ (¸.´ (¸.´¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. ¸.♥´ .´¨¨ ¸´¸.´¸.*¨)¸¸.´ ..-~'¸.*¨)
Spark has a lot of great tools, and you will learn which ones work best for you. The best tools are the people tho, always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. Ive been here for over a year now, and I still am overwhelmed, every day, by the kindness and goodness of others on this team!! That has made a world of difference for me. I hope you have the same success! ¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥.*.*¨¸.´¸.*
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You are- WONDERFUL-cuz youre you!!! BELIEVE IT!!! operationbeautiful-- END THE FAT TALK!!! ¸.*¨¸.´¸.*¨(¸.´ (¸.´(¸.´¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥.
(¸.¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. ~~best of luck to you on all of your goals!!! (¸.¸.*´¨`* .¸♥.
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