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  • v FISHINGLADY66
    Hi Angela. I go the Belton Community Center on Tues and Thurs. for Water Aerobics. I am a WW Life time member. I go to meeting at the Belton, Hospital on Monday night. It's so nice to meet you. Welcome to the 71 South Sparkers. We're so glad your here. Come and join us on the May chat thread.
    Irene
    1913 days ago
  • v FISHINGLADY66
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    Here is a little motivational "pep talk" for you today! You can cut calories with little effort. You don't have to starve yourself to cut calories and fat from your diet. Simple changes are all it requires. Eating healthy foods and exercising is the key to maintaining a healthy body weight. It doesn't require as much change as you would think. Here are easy ways to eat better and save on fat and calories in the process.

    * Eat lean protein at every meal. Protein helps the body to feel full longer. It also requires more energy to break down during digestion. Good sources of protein include chicken, tuna, soybeans, and very lean meats. Keep your portion control limited to about 3 to 4 ounces.

    * Create your own snack packs. Instead of purchasing perceived low-calorie snack packs, make your own. That's because those retail varieties tend to be sugary and not very filling, potentially causing you to eat more. Fill up baggies with a blend of nuts, dried fruit and dark chocolate chips for a filling, tasty and relatively nutritious snack.

    Have a TREMENDOUS DAY!

    Irene
    1949 days ago
  • v FISHINGLADY66
    Hi Angela I'm so glad you joined our team. We are here to emoticon emoticon you on. Best wishes to you on your healthy journey. Just jump right in and join us on the threads. Spin the wheel and start getting Spark Points. Come and huddle with the team. Let us know when we can help you.
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    Irene
    2085 days ago
  • v SANDYBRUNO
    emoticon to the 71 South Sparkers Team. We look forward to having you on our team and hope you will post on our team boards so we can get to know you better. Good luck on your weight loss. You have an adorable son.

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    2085 days ago
  • v RONNA_37
    Angela-

    Hi. My name is Ronna, and I am also a single mom. I have 2 children (6&11) and have 100% custody. Fortunately, I am a teacher so have summers with my children (though I probably will need to start working summers next year). I leave for work at 6:45 am, and usually don't get home until 5:00 or 5:30 during the school year, so I feel your pain. I struggle making time to work out as well, so maybe we can put our heads together and make a plan. I found an article on the spark site about "sparking to a 5K", and that is where I am starting. I am very excited. Your baby is an angel! Also, I will be turning 40 in Nov. and that a big part of my motivation. I want to get fit before it gets any harder
    2942 days ago
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