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My return with new committment

I will be logging my food (watching portion sizes and totals (Fats, Carbs and sodium). I have returned with a new sense of commitment to my need to drop some pounds. This new commitment begins now with the Spark Program. My heart needs me to get some of this weight off so it won't have to work so hard. Tiny steps, consistency is the key. I have to commit to using the new concept that they are trying to teach to children. Balance the amount you eat with the amount of physical exercise you get. ...
I will be logging my food (watching portion sizes and totals (Fats, Carbs and sodium). I have returned with a new sense of commitment to my need to drop some pounds. This new commitment begins now with the Spark Program. My heart needs me to get some of this weight off so it won't have to work so hard. Tiny steps, consistency is the key. I have to commit to using the new concept that they are trying to teach to children. Balance the amount you eat with the amount of physical exercise you get. And keep track of it. I am looking forward to 2015 and the weight coming off. Love and appreciation for your sharing and friendships.
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Member Since: 5/24/2008

SparkPoints: 13,632

Fitness Minutes: 9,674

My Goals:
Lose 10 lbs.
Healthy cooking & planning meals
Track my carbs
90 minutes of exercise per week.
Self improvement


My Program:
Walking every day.
Cooking healthy meals
Follow the Exercise program I have chosen for myself.
Reading lots of blogs and articles.

Personal Information:
I am 73. Mother, grandmother and a friend. Animal lover. Love my cats.

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Do the best you can each day. Enjoy your life.

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EMMABE1
2/11/2012 5:56:56 PM

Creating the life you want starts with CHANGES
Its not what happens to you that matters its what YOU do with it!!
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For your lovely comments on my blog once you have accepted that its for YOUR life the rest is easy.
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REJOHNSON3
1/6/2012 10:54:53 AM

Good morning, JOAN and thank you for noticing and asking. That may be a little misleading about the 3-pound loss. At one time I was up to 290 and then I started to lose some weight. When I started with SPARKPEOPLE I was between 260 and 270. At the beginning of December I was down to 203. Then through the course of December and beginning of January I got up to 209. I believe it was a lot of fluid retention. Because this morning it was 204.8. I log my weight each week and it went up and then it went down. According to my dietician my goal weight is 205 and I am usually within a few pounds of that but this is not easy. I exercise every day and I feel pretty darn good too.



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REJOHNSON3
12/31/2011 9:16:19 AM

Good morning, JOAN, and may you also enjoy a happy and healthy New Year. If only the economy of our nation would get turned around this next year - that would make it real special and take a lot of stress out of day to day activities. Keep up your good work and progress.



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TEENY_BIKINI
12/20/2011 2:40:02 PM

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Just stopping by to wish you a great holiday! Thanks for being such a super supportive friend and an amazing person!

Let's finish this year with a bang and start the next one the same way. Cheers.


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BERNIEANN2
12/5/2011 2:02:00 AM

Hi Joan, Thanks so much for remembering me. Of course xmas is just the same here. We are having 7 family to stay over the holiday so will be lots of fun.It's really getting hot here now so we will be doing lots of BBQs and keeping cool1 I've been hopeless on my spark stuff recently as I am waiting on a hip replacement so exercise is an issue and also having a bladder problem too so not just the best . Have had lots of tests but no resolution so far seeing doctor again tomorrow. I hope I can do better next year!
Very best wishes to you for Xmas...will catch up again soon,
Love from Bernadette



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