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    HODGSONW   3,231
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First month with Sparkpeople

Sunday, August 09, 2009

I am so hooked. I spend so much time on this website so much to learn (it almost hinders my I have been up and down with my weight for quite a few years now. I was in 2 automobile accidents in 2007 and put on even more weight, which in turn adds to the pain.
I have decided that I need to track my calories and begin exercising little by little. I began walking a 6 km trail one day a week with some friends and have up it to 2 days per week now.....that's 12 km a week. Better than sitting on the couch.
I am also holding myself accountable for everything that goes into my mouth. What do I have to do to burn this or that.
My biggest struggle is I do have a lot of drinking days.....this is going to be the bump in the road for me...big decisions I need to make.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HICALGAL 8/10/2009 8:40AM

    i have the same problem..with sparking hindering my exercise. i have to force myself not to get on the computer until i'm done working out and doing some stuff around the house. spark is addicting for sure. keep up the good work and happy 1 month sparkversary!

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RAGGEDYANN4563 8/9/2009 10:39PM

    I understand about being hooked on SP! I am glad you're getting so much out of it! It's great having you here! :-)

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LITTLE_QUEEN 8/9/2009 10:23PM

    Congrats on your first month emoticon
When I first started spark I was the same way, you will eventually get into a routine and you can exercise and spark, but oh spark is addictive.

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STEPHANIE0904 8/9/2009 8:41PM

    Hi - welcome to SP. Looks like you have the right idea and it looks like you're losing some weight already. That is awesome. Keep is up. I know what you mean about spending too much time here - lol.

I wish you the best on your SP journey.


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ERMA3877 8/9/2009 8:39PM

    Just remember to take it one day at a time. I have not been a member long, but I too am on this site a lot. I spend spare time on it when I'm at work. I really enjoy acquiring all the knowledge about my weight loss journey.

There are lots of articles and information to assist with whatever challenge you have now or will have in the future of your endeavor.

Best wishes and welcome to SP

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IZZYSUNSHINE 8/9/2009 8:28PM

    You are doing an awesome job, your blog was motivating, Keep it up! emoticon

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IZZYSUNSHINE 8/9/2009 8:27PM

    You are doing an awesome job, your blog was motivating, Keep it up! emoticon

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