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    LUANN7   43,277
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the new beginning!!!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Hi Everyone, this is my first ever blog so be patient with me. I called it new beginning because although i have tried other diets and failed this is the beginning for this diet and sparkpeople. I have 2 children and 2 grandchildren-the loves of my life. my grandchildren are ages 1 and 3 so I am sort of a new grandma have rheumatoid arthritis and back pain from 3 surgeries. I am a retired RN on disability. I am looking forward to meeting new people that have the same challenge as myself.All I can say is yeah to 2013!!!

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CATE_TING 1/28/2013 7:42PM

  Hi LUANN7! 2013 is off to a great start then! Spark People is the right place for information, motivation and support. I am no expert but if its possible, I would recommend that you set specific long term and short term goals. It really helped me to keep myself focused, accountable, and the upside is that I know how I am doing from time to time. Here's a link from SparkPeople that I found really helpful:

And I think staying healthy is really the ultimate goal we're all aiming for. So take it nice and easy, and adopt healthier habits step by step. We can do this together! emoticon

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JLLOVETT 1/9/2013 10:43AM

    emoticon !
SparkPeople is a great place to help you with your lifestyle changes! This is not a diet - therefore the yo-yo affect happens....lose, gain, lose, gain more....... emoticon

You have been sparked my friend and this site will help you make lifestyle changes so you can succeed in becoming the healthy, slim person you know you are! Yesterday while I was huddling with my teams I realized I had reached the half way point in my original weight lose you think I was excited!?!?!.... you better know I let everyone know it! My point is, you can do this!! emoticon

Good luck on your journey! emoticon emoticon

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MARYBETH4884 1/8/2013 5:17PM

    Welcome! You have made the decision to be healthier and that is half the battle. No better motivation than family! Good luck on your journey!

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DWROBERGE 1/8/2013 3:03PM

    Welcome aboard. Keep ocused forsuccess. You can do it. Go for it.

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BRANDIM_81 1/8/2013 1:44PM

    GOOD LUCK on your journey to a healthier, happier you. SP is the very best place to find support, encouragement, and the motivation to persist. Remember to take it slow. Small changes stick better than giant leaps. You can do it! You are worth it!!!

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ARUN4ONE 1/8/2013 1:43PM

    emoticon Best wishes! emoticon

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