I'm glad that you found the team and I know I've found some great advice just by reading what others have already posted here. I am finding the maintenance phase a different kind of challenge than losing it was but I'm enjoying the ride.
current weight: 0.5 over
Fitness Minutes: (110,035) Posts: 18,986 5/3/10 11:35 A
Welcome to the team! We're so happy to have you! I didn't know the team existed either until 8 months after reaching my goal weight. I can't say enough good words about the team! We support each other and look forward to supporting YOU!
Currently maintaining 120 to 125 pounds for nearly a year!
"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew." Saint Francis de Sales
Total SparkPoints: 113,552
SparkPoints Level 20
Fitness Minutes: (213,039) Posts: 35,672 5/1/10 2:49 P
I've always found maintenance to be a bigger challenge than losing in the first place, mainly because you get so much support while losing. This team is a place that gives one another the boost to keep taking care of ourselves when those numbers on the scale are no longer the reward or the goal!
The more the merrier.
Defeat is temporary: giving up makes it permanent! Never give up!
Max lifetime weight 224.5
Maintaining with 122 marked as "goal" since October 2010
current weight: -3.1 under
Fitness Minutes: (83,583) Posts: 4,656 5/1/10 9:42 A
Hi. I just found your group, and I'm so pleased. I've been at goal and maintaining for about 8 months. I have struggled with the many challenges between losing and maintaining. I have experienced the joy of the new clothes, new self-image and newly found confidence through my weight loss. I exercise, and guess what--missed the gym because I am reading all the blogs. Have a great day!
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