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Plateau - again

Thursday, February 12, 2009

I have reached a plateau at my 29th pound loss and can't seem to move it downward. Frustrating, but I'll be patient and work harder.

  
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MMFMOM 2/13/2009 10:43AM

    I too am stuck on a plateau ... nothing has budged since before Christmas. It's very disheartening but I'm trying to force my way through it. A change in exercise routines and such will hopefully do the trick. Maybe it will for you too!!

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BLACKDIAMOND2 2/12/2009 12:06PM

    Thank you so much for your encouragement.

Now you be encouraged. Keep eating right and exercising, maybe read 1 or 2 of the articles on dealing with plateaus and I'm SURE that you will be back to your losing ways in no time - 30 more pound gone here you come! emoticon

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Bought New Jeans Today - Two Sizes Smaller

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Am I thrilled? You betcha! Can't believe the progress I'm making. Thanks to all of my friends and this newly-found website, I'm off to a good start in taking off the rest.

  
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MAMA2BOYZ1 2/15/2009 4:01PM

  Oh wow! Well done!
I hope I can post a similar blog soon too!

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MINDYHGP 2/12/2009 5:14PM

    Thanks for the comment on my blog, I see you just went down some sizes too!!! Woo hoo! Isn't it awesome!

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QUESTIONS FROM A NEWBIE

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Okay, after a couple of weeks on this great website, here are a few questions I wondered about:

-How do I weigh-in and change my weight on this site. It's probably staring me in the face, but can't find it.
-Exercise tracker - I'll have to reread how to use, but I just can't seem to track things the way it's set up to get points.
-Others' blogs... is there a way to read members' blogs for different topics, other than message boards and team huddles?

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

KSGARAY 2/10/2009 12:44AM

  Hi, you are right....this is a great website. Hopefully I can answer your questions....

To weigh yourself, you have to first edit your Sparkpage. Then, near the bottom is the section where you can create your ticker tape showing your weight. In the second paragraph (I think) is a hyperlink for "weigh in", in blue. Click on that and you can enter your new weight.

Exercise tracker - if you add cardio and/or strength training exercises (and then make sure you check them off), you should get Sparkpoints. If you're not, maybe you can email me (ksgaray) and tell me how you're recording your exercise?

From your Sparkpage, click on "view more blogs", then from that page, click on Browse New Blog Posts from Other Members. You can also go to anyone's Sparkpage and read their blogs, but I like looking at the newest posts and titles....that's how I found this one!

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A 10 lb Weight Vest Given to Me

Monday, February 09, 2009


Yesterday was my birthday and one of my presents from a friend who is very supportive of my weight loss journey gave me a weight vest that you wear when you walk or exercise. When I lifted it out of the box, I couldn't believe how heavy 10 lbs is, and then I multiplied by3. I've lost 29 lbs so far. When I wore the vest on my walk, I was amazed to feel how tired I was - imagine what my poor body went through each day with 30 lbs hanging around! It boggles my mind and no wonder I feel so much better! I can only imagine how good I'll feel with the next 30 gone.

  
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SPRING4FAL 2/9/2009 3:44PM

    What an awesome reminder of your success!!! Congrats on your weight loss!! WHOOO HOOOO!!!

Leah
Proud Leader of the San Diego SparkTeam

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Happy Birthday, Sharing It with My New Sparkie Friends

Sunday, February 08, 2009

I feel so lucky to have found this site and make new friends. At first, I was a bit intimidated as to how to use all this great info, but it gets easier each day. It's a good day, and 29 lbs down since last October. I feel wonderful.

  


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