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Well, I have gained back all the weight I had lost. Stopped going to the Y to workout. Stopped tracking my food. It only took a few short months to gain it all back. I know what I need to do...now I just need to do.

I feel like I am on a yoyo because my weight goes down one day and up the next. I lose and gain the same 2 or 3 pounds over and over again. It is so frustrating. I have been at war for the past 26 years to keep my weight under control---some battles I have won and some I have lost. These last 2 years I was losing weight gradually until my 51st birthday. The weight started coming back on faster than it went away. I know I have to really get serious about my food choices and also change up my exercise routines if I expect to lose this weight.

I first joined Sparkpeople in December 2011 but I didn't stick with it for long. I guess I just wasn't motivated enough then. I am very motivated now and determined to get in shape and lose weight even though it is harder now than ever before. I am trying hard to track everything I eat everyday. I love the fact that the tracker breaks down by fats, carbs, and protein so I can see how I am doing and where I need to make changes. Sometimes I think I am doing good but when I see the breakdown I realize I am eating too many fats or carbs and not enough proteins.

I have been back on Sparkpeople for just a few weeks now and I am making progress everyday. I love this site, it has given me the extra push of motivation that I needed to get back in control. Thanks Sparkpeople!

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    Hey there, what's up my beautiful sister? You are a great Lady and I have total Faith in you! If you need me I am on "Keep Walking in Christ" Team Please email me if you want more privacy. I want you to know that we all are here for you.. I love you and do not want to let you down. Remember emoticon emoticon You are WORTH it!! You will reach your GOAL weight!! We are here to help. LOG, RECORD & WEIGH that food... every time you get up motivate your feet to move. Lift those legs in the kitchen, knee bends in the bathroom. Dance with the Broom. DEEP KNEE bends while dusting. Get up and get down while making the bed & move it all around. And if all else fails visit Lastxaround for the best fight with a cookie you will ever have! Lol
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    Comment edited on: 4/30/2014 3:47:35 PM
    emoticon !!! You're not yoyoing, you're losing!! Great job with the Get Fit Club!!! Are you able to get in your exercise too? Glad you're with us!!

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    emoticon for stopping by my page and reading the poems. I glad to hear that they inspired you. You have a wonderful day my sparking friend.
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    "If you have made mistakes...there is always another chance for you...you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down."
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    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog, "In Memory of My Dear Friend, Little_Queen." The Mary Pickford quote was one of her favorites. Have a blessed day.
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