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After ignoring my weight for a while, I've decided to get in better shape. I work as a family physician in a small town and feel hypocritical telling others to lose weight while I've ignored my own.

After only a few months of being a member on SparkPeople, I achieved a 45 pound weight loss! I then maintained that for most of the past year. After regaining about 10 pounds around the holidays, I am now recommitting myself to losing weight.

Using the features on this ...
After ignoring my weight for a while, I've decided to get in better shape. I work as a family physician in a small town and feel hypocritical telling others to lose weight while I've ignored my own.

After only a few months of being a member on SparkPeople, I achieved a 45 pound weight loss! I then maintained that for most of the past year. After regaining about 10 pounds around the holidays, I am now recommitting myself to losing weight.

Using the features on this site (particularly the nutrition tracker) has been extremely valuable for me (as long as I do them - drinking water seems the hardest one for me on the days I don't exercise). I've referred several members who have seen my successes. Thanks SparkPeople!
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PAPASNAPDRAGON
6/8/2012 8:49:49 AM

Hey Dr are you still caching I am up to almost 4000 caches now retirement is great I can cache every day now if I want to I went to GWSX in Sellersburg,IN it was a great Mega I'll talk to you later PAPA emoticon



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MSANITAL
3/27/2012 1:06:12 PM

emoticon You can MIH.. post your fitness minutes to the MIH team, we are going to Hit 35k fitness minutes for the month of March..



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PATTYSPENCER
1/22/2012 8:32:33 AM

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Hope you have a great Sunday!



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PATTYSPENCER
12/31/2011 8:12:13 AM

Congratulations on your son making Second Class!!!!! BTW - after reading your first paragraph above - have you thought about starting a Walk with the Doctor program in your town? It was started by a doctor that had the same thoughts - "why should my patients follow what I tell them to do when I don't do it".

Here's a couple of links for you - http://www.walkwithadoc.org/

http://healthybronx.org/2011/05/24/the-h
ealthy-bronx-initiative-co-sponsors-wa
lk-with-a-doctor/





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JMERLAU
7/15/2011 2:49:17 PM

Hey Doc...hope things are going well for you.



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