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It's not pretty...

Monday, October 08, 2012

That's right folks, it's not pretty. Stepped on the scale and was up 10 pounds.

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But instead of giving up this time, I'm making a difference. I'm re-committing to SP. I just set my computer to Spark as my homepage, I am changing my desktop background to something motivational, and I'm putting myself on a water challenge week. I need to get back to the basics, so this is it.

I'll need some cheering on. So I'm depending on my sparkbuddies for that extra motivation. So I'll be checking my blog... and I also commit to doing some "visiting" as I check out your blogs and build my support ring around me.

Thanks in advance for your encouragement!!!

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  • v MPLSKEN
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    It's better to face the scale and make some changes than to ignore it! Think of the advantage you have making changes now rather than in a few months when you could have been up 20 lbs instead of 10! Congrats on recommitting; a year from now, you'll be glad you started today! You can do it!
    1358 days ago
  • v DR1939
    In May my cardiologist added a beta blocker to my meds. I immediately started gaining weight while keeping my calories between 13-15,000 and walking an hour a day most days. I gained 15 pounds in 5 months. I called him a couple of times telling him what was happening but he felt it was not the meds. Finally I researched the beta blocker I was taking in depth and lo and behold it does cause weight gain. The Mayo article suggested an alternative, I convinced my cardiologist to try it, and in the last week I lost 4 pounds with no decrease in calories or increase in activity. Lesson, sometimes there really is another reason for that weight gain. Take a close look at what is going on and see what you can change. emoticon
    1358 days ago
  • v LEELEE1964
    Good Morning April!!

    I fell of the wagon and went rolling down the hill into the raviine months ago. I, too, have come to the place where I must stop this madness and rededicate myself, in the most basic and simplest way to becoming healthier again.

    Once we get our minds set and focused, we then must support one another down the path of the journey.

    You (we) can do this!!

    Hayley
    1359 days ago
  • v TATTER3
    I was up last night too...10 pounds. Yuch! But it will come off....I've been on a trip and it's travel bod...I'm back on schedule this week and will get it off. Just keep Sparkin'!!
    1359 days ago
  • v FATBASTICH
    Way to go - way to not give up. You can do it, stay focused and stay strong!
    1359 days ago
  • v APRIL_IN_MN
    Wow! I am overwhelmed by all the support that is coming my way! Thank you everyone!
    1359 days ago
  • v KELBELL685
    You can do it!!! Best.of luck to you:)
    1359 days ago
  • v EVWINGS
    I found your blog thru Cheri. She is sure you can do this and so am i!!!! All your buds ARE with you and cheering you on. Now the hard part is for you to believe in yourself and just do it. We're all here for you should you need us.
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    1359 days ago
  • v TRACYKHOLM45
    Just belive in yourself and congrats on not giving up. emoticon emoticon
    1359 days ago
  • v ZRIE014
    you got to get back on it and work to the goals emoticon
    1359 days ago
  • v CHERIRIDDELL
    You can do it !
    1359 days ago
  • v CHIBIKARATE
    Have a very blessed day emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1359 days ago
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