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I discovered Sparkpeople in February, 2008. I think it is a great website with wonderful helps for people losing weight and developing healthy lifestyles. I was impressed with the creator's purpose for the website of giving back and helping others!

My goal is to lose 80 pounds and overcome emotional, binge type eating behaviors. I have developed these unhealthy behaviors over a lifetime but now its time to turn them around.

I'm excited to be on this journey with ...
I discovered Sparkpeople in February, 2008. I think it is a great website with wonderful helps for people losing weight and developing healthy lifestyles. I was impressed with the creator's purpose for the website of giving back and helping others!

My goal is to lose 80 pounds and overcome emotional, binge type eating behaviors. I have developed these unhealthy behaviors over a lifetime but now its time to turn them around.

I'm excited to be on this journey with a group of like minded people; so thank you all for any encouragement and help you can give me a long the way! And hopefully I will be able to encourage you as well! I very excited today because I just earned an trophy. It is 6/17/10....I want to see how quickly I can earn the next trophy. It will take around 2500 points. So that will take some time and growth (hopefully)....and most definitely some weight loss. After being here for 2 years, I'm finally getting involved and eating more wisely. Learning to practice restraint and less late night eating and binging. So I'm feeling very positive about my life.

Yesterday for awhile I was really not happy with myself feeling as if I can't or don't ever achieve any goals Then I was reminded that is not true....I CAN! So my attitude changed to one of strength instead of defeat. Then today I learned I need to set some specific, measurable goals! And I see that I'm writing a blog instead of an introduction text. So I will start that now, a blog.

"I can do all things through Christ who strenthens me." Phil. 4:13
"Greater is He who is in me than he that is in the world."
Be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might!
Faith without works is dead...

Let's encourage one another; together we can achieve our goals!




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Member Since: 2/4/2008

SparkPoints: 15,662

Fitness Minutes: 2,817

My Goals:
Develop a healthy lifestyle
Lose 10 lbs. by 8/9/10
I did it..10 pounds 8/9/10
Lose 10 lbs. by 9/10/10

My Program:
Eat sensibly
Practice restraint
No binging
Limit my calories
1200 per day
Exercise 6 days

 
 



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MONAMOM
3/12/2015 11:26:23 AM

Thanks for adding me to your list of friends. I am struggling but determined to stick with it.



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SPARKFRAN514
3/12/2015 12:40:56 AM

3/12 Small Spark steps add up!
The only one who can make you give up is you Sidney Sheldon
Hit a bump in the road? It'll soon be behind you!
He who conquers others is strong. He who conquers himself is mighty.Ē Lau Tsu




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SEWINGMAMACDS
3/11/2015 11:19:09 AM

Thank you for the congrats and goodie! Have a wonderful day.



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SPARKFRAN514
3/11/2015 12:52:38 AM

Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels. ~Author Unknown
"You canít get the butt you want by sitting on the one you have"
"I prefer being fit to eating that treat."
Donít judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.Ē Robert Louis Stevenson
You can either have excuses or results, not both Ė spark people p
Be content but never stop improving your self





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SPARKFRAN514
3/10/2015 12:49:04 AM

3/10 Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels. ~Author Unknown
"You canít get the butt you want by sitting on the one you have"
"I prefer being fit to eating that treat."




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