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married,renewing our vows in november on our anniversary,4 grandchildren,recently retired
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LYNDALOVES2HIKE
10/11/2011 2:34:59 PM

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Congrats on getting active with SparkPeople - it's a great community, wonderful resources and fantastic support- it's also lots of fun and easy to make friends because we're all in this together. Congrats on almost 40 yrs of marriage - that's quite an accomplishment so I know you are a really good person!
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Sometimes the best way to start is to just pick a small goal such as drinking 8 glasses of water a day or eating 5 fruits and veggies plus a small exercise goal such as increasing whatever you've been doing by 10% - I like the way a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is emphasized here instead of a 'quick fix wonder diet' and another nice thing about SparkPeople is that we have permission to be human - we don't have to change everything at once or be in a hurry to reach our goals. Take a few baby steps and then a few more and before you know it, you'll have completed a long journey - I hope you enjoy this community as much as I have - it teaches us how to make positive lifetime changes because that's the only thing that will work over time!
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Please check out SparkTeams - you can choose them by age group, lifestyle or interests, geographic location, common goals such as a certain weight loss or several other ways. There are teams of people with 100+ lbs to lose so you might get some good ideas and specific guidance there.

I'd also like to invite you to join the Virtual Walk/Run/Cycle Thru the US @ exercise.lbl.gov SparkTeam - it's a really fun way to track your walking while you travel 'virtually' across America from Virginia to Oregon. Go to the SparkTeam page at www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=19805 for more information.
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If you ever need any help using features of the site, there are tutorial videos under the HELP section that can show you how to use the features of the site and great FAQs for many topics. You can also find them on the START page and several other places on the site. I wish you the best on your journey!!!
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DARLENESTAMPS
10/10/2011 12:02:32 PM

Congrats to the 40 years! You are definitely NOT alone on your quest. I have just begun today. I am also a 56 year old grandmother who is determined to like what I see in the mirror. I am going to try not to be so hard on me and take each day one at a time. I look at the number of pounds I need to loose and want to quit {ugh} so I decided to make a 10 pound loss goal first and then add another 10 and another til I reach my goal weight. Enjoy the path to your weight loss and vow renewal :-)

Darlene



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LKEITHO
10/10/2011 11:49:50 AM

Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll find lots of support, information and inspiration here. All the best on achieving your goals!



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60SIXTY
10/10/2011 8:24:48 AM

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Be active a few teams for added support.
Record your food.
Record your fitness - even if it is only a 5" walk. Slowly build your endurance.
You will be able to do God's will for you better if you have better control of your weight.


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