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_LINDA
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6/15/11 12:45 P

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emoticon Linda!
Congrats on reaching goal!
It was losing that I felt was very difficult. I have been maintaining for a year and a half now and loving it! I do just one hour of cardio a day, and track everything I eat, a very simple formula! Spark's trackers really do work when used properly.
Good luck with your next goals!

Never Give Up! When one door closes, I simply kick down another one!!
Stand Tall, Walk Proud-Dani W, Fitness Instructor
You CAN do it!


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LJR4HEALTH
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6/14/11 9:13 P

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Thanks everyone really looking forward to this step of the journey with you all

Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )

I am " (we are) spiritual beings having a human experience " Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Amethyst BLC Fall 2012 to Summer 2013

2012 Fall 5% Challenge Community Team Casual Travelers t0
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Previous BLC 17 to BLC 20

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BAILEYS7OF9
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6/14/11 4:06 P

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emoticonemoticonto the Team!emoticon





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DONNAEDA
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6/14/11 2:32 P

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hello and welcome to the team

Donna
Brown Deer, WI
leader of Weight Watchers Support team - leader
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BELLACUDDLES
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6/14/11 2:29 P

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Hi and welcome,. Linda!! It is hard, but it's worth it........move a little more; eat a little less....but I still enjoy some of my favorites with absolute portion control, otherwise, I will need to leave this team, and I'm not going to do that!! LOL!!

Barbara .....that's what my friends call me! Never cared for the name Barb.

Make it a blessed and healthy day! IT IS YOUR CHOICE!

Remember how special you are and how you are soooooo worth it to be healthy and fit!!

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the assurance of things unseen. Hebrews 11:1

Leader of Christian Inspirations for Healthy Living



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MJREIMERS
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6/14/11 2:15 P

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It looks like there are quite a few of us knew to the maintenance phase. emoticon

Welcome Linda. I've received a lot of great support and ideas from this team and I'm sure you will, too. We are all here to help each other "keep what we've achieved."

Keep at it and post often. emoticon Together we can maintain.

~Mako~


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AEHEGE
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6/14/11 10:55 A

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emoticon ! Maintenance is just that -- keeping track and on target. You will find many helpful aids on this site to help you with this, and the people in this group are very helpful, too.

--Anne from Idaho




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BESTSUSIEYET
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6/14/11 10:16 A

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In a few weeks I'll be at 2 years of maintaining. I started with small steps I felt I could keep up forever, and I just keep on with those. What catches me now &then is grabbing "just a few" crackers, nuts, rice cakes ... And then a few more, and a few more ... It's easy to overeat if I'm not careful to measure out portions. In general, I find if I didn't do it while trying to lose, I better not do it now, and if I did it (walking, gym time, etc) then, I'd better be doing it now. One choice at a time, we Can Do This! Welcome!!

"Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress." I Timothy 4:15

1 Cor. 10:23 "Everything is permissable, but not everything is beneficial."
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LOVINGIT7
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6/14/11 9:32 A

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Hi welcome Linda, I too am very new to being at 'goal & maintaining' we'll link arms and do this together with all the other great maintainers here. Lots of great success stories and motivators -keep reading and logging in. emoticon
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MOMMYFITNESS
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6/14/11 8:14 A

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emoticonemoticon on reaching your goal!emoticonemoticon

"Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food."

Romans 14:20a (NIV)







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ONEKIDSMOM
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6/14/11 7:51 A

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emoticon Linda and emoticon to Maintenance!

The journey really starts here, it doesn't finish here. OK, the learning began as you lost the weight, but like you, I've found the real challenge is to stay motivated to maintain a level of activity and healthy eating when you AREN'T trying to lose. It's easy to fall back into bad habits, or for that matter, to go the other way and push yourself so hard that you burn out!

So, to balance, and finding it! Welcome to your new life. You've worked for it. You've earned it. And you're worth it!

- Barb

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


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MIRAGE727
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6/14/11 7:25 A

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Welcome Linda. Congrats on reaching your goal. I'm fairly new here and I can tell you that I've received good guidance and advice to maintain easier on this journey.
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Monty, Team Leader
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LJR4HEALTH
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6/14/11 6:31 A

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My name is Linda new to team I hit my goal weight last month and working hard ot maintain it for the long haul This is the part that always gets me I can lose fairly easy its the maintaining it I am now working on to tone & tighten up and lose the body fat% want ot drop 5% of body fat

Looking forward to meeting you all here

Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )

I am " (we are) spiritual beings having a human experience " Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Amethyst BLC Fall 2012 to Summer 2013

2012 Fall 5% Challenge Community Team Casual Travelers t0
2013 Spring & summer 5% Challenge Community Casual Travelers

BLC22 CAMO CREW Squad Violet Assassins

Previous BLC 17 to BLC 20

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