Hello Jennifer! Everyone deserves a "do over"...take what you learned about yourself the first time and let it propel you towards success this time. Also...I would drop the word diet. Sparkpeople isn't a diet. It's a lifestyle training program...for how you should be feeding yourself the rest of your life. :) Yea!! NO DIETS!!!! Just good healthy food and the right proportions and a treat here and there...that's life. :) Enjoy your journey.
If you need any help or suggestions or have any questions, please feel free to let me know. I have a checklist I give my friends and clients that help them have a base list of what you should eat everyday incase you have no idea or are totally overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. Just pop me a message and I'll give it to you! :)
Believe in yourself, set some bite size goals....daily, weekly, monthly...and reward yourself with non-food treats...make it fun. YOU CAN DO THIS!!!!!!!!!!
¸.*¨¸.´¸.*¨) ¸.*¨) (¸.´ (¸.´ (¸.´¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. ¸.♥´ .´¨¨ ¸´¸.´¨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, 16 feelings post, a safe place, 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! (¸.´ (¸.´ ♥¸.´¸¸. (¸.´ (¸.*¨ (¸.¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. You are- WONDERFUL-cuz youre you!!! BELIEVE IT!!! operationbeautiful-- END THE FAT TALK!!! ¸.*¨¸.´¸.*¨(¸.´ (¸.´(¸.´¸¸.¨¸♥¨`*,¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. (¸.¸.*´¨`* .¸♥. ~~best of luck to you on all of your goals!!! (¸.¸.*´¨`* .¸♥.