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First Blog - Pressure is on!

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

I'm not quite sure what to write about, which is weird because writing is something I do for a living! :)

I'm so glad I found SparkPeople because I was really beginning to give up hope that I'd ever find something that I could really stick with. I've done a few "diets" in the past, and constantly heard people say "You really have to be committed to this if you want to do it.' I thought that was kind of a crazy thing to say because um, who doesn't want to lose weight?!? I finally get what that means, though, and I'm slowly learning ways to incorporate this into my everyday life.

The more time I devote to learning about this new lifestyle, the more information I crave. I feel like I'm opening a whole new world of recipes and fitness activities and healthy lifestyles. It's a bit scary because I worry that I will fail as I have with my attempts in the past, but at the same time it's exciting. When I weighed myself this week I couldn't believe the scale had moved. I actually weighed myself a few different times just to make sure I had really lost! ;-)

I made the choice to learn about this program slowly, in my own time, and slowly make it part of my life, and it's working for me. I'm super excited to see the results a few months - even weeks - from now!

Hey guess what, turns out blogging isn't so bad after all!
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LITTLEBO 7/4/2012 8:05AM

    You are taking the right attitude! You should start slow, make small changes, changes that you can live with forever. I'm a many time diet loser...same 40 pounds over and over again. And this mind set has helped me greatly.

A big WOOOHOOO!!! for getting healthy!!!!

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DWROBERGE 7/4/2012 6:31AM

    Good luck and keep focused for success. It does work. I am 70 yers old and have jsut reched my goal of 50 pounds lost. It does work You can do it. Go for it

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JO88BAKO 7/4/2012 12:59AM

    Welcome! Good thing about blogs, there is no right or wrong. Good luck!

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NEWANDHEALTHY13 7/4/2012 12:48AM

  Good luck to you , am sure slow and steady will help in the long term

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RIVADERCHI 7/4/2012 12:44AM

    Hi J. One day at a time! I'm going to your Sparkpage and adding you as a Sparkfriend because we all need friends when we join! Great first blog! Good luck! You can do it! emoticon emoticon

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BESCATS 7/4/2012 12:42AM

    Welcome to SP. I don't blog much either, but I enjoy the site & have learned alot from it. You're on your way to a healthy, happy lifestyle. emoticon

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JJENTZ 7/4/2012 12:38AM

    Thank you! Same to you! :)

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LISA_FRAME 7/4/2012 12:37AM

  Best of luck to you!

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