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9/20/12 5:59 P

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Welcome, Deena! You're definitely not alone in continuing to have a diet mentality in maintenance. It took me several months before I felt comfortable as a maintainer and I'm still feeling my way through with more than six months down. At first I couldn't bring myself to start increasing my calories because I was afraid it would lead to me going off the rails altogether. Eventually I started increasing them slowly, just 100 a day at a time, and found that the sky didn't fall. Once my weight leveled off, I stopped adding them, though I do still experiment with different combinations. I've found I prefer doing a weekly calorie average as opposed to eating more or less the same amount every day, which means I'll eat more on some days and less on others depending on what's happening in my social life and my activity levels.

My name's Tina. I lost more than 90 pounds between March 2010 and March 2012 and have been keeping if off ever since.

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LESLIE871948's Photo LESLIE871948 SparkPoints: (54,478)
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9/20/12 8:08 A

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I am new here too, and have found that this is a wonderful place to be.

"A woman should be two things, Who and What she wants" Coco Chanel


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DEENANATAF's Photo DEENANATAF Posts: 110
9/20/12 7:19 A

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Hi. I'm Deena from Jerusalem and I just joined the team after reading an inspiring blog from someone who credits her success to this team. I've been at goal for several months, but I still have that "diet mentality" and have never really been in "maintenance mode." I look forward to learning a lot and getting good advice and support here.

DN

Jerusalem 10K: 1 March 2013, 21 March 2014


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GERMANIRISHGIRL's Photo GERMANIRISHGIRL SparkPoints: (158,235)
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9/17/12 8:07 A

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OH EDT zone

Small steps + time(cubed) = big SUCCESS

MAINTENANCE is NOT for SISSY-DAWGS!


 
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9/16/12 5:56 P

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The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better.


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LOGOULD's Photo LOGOULD SparkPoints: (89,853)
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9/16/12 3:47 P

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emoticon Congratulations on both your weight loss and maintenance! You will love this team....so encouraging and informative! I am sure with their help, we will be maintaining for years to come!

"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)

"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin



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9/16/12 2:42 P

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Hi Robin,
Wow, you have quite a success story! I'm new here too and it looks like the place to be to keep on the right track.

The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.


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TINAJANE76's Photo TINAJANE76 SparkPoints: (62,006)
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9/16/12 2:01 P

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Welcome, Robin, and congratulations on your success! Have a look around and please ask me or one of the other leaders if you have any questions. If you have any questions you'd like to put out to the team, please feel free to start up a new thread. Our team is quite active and there are lots of members who are very happy to share their wisdom.
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My name's Tina. I lost more than 90 pounds between March 2010 and March 2012 and have been keeping if off ever since.

Central European Time (CET), Venice, Italy


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9/16/12 11:42 A

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Welcome!



There is no secret. Eat less. Move more. Love yourself. benchedbiologist.wordpress.com/


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ROBIN0511's Photo ROBIN0511 Posts: 71
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Hello to all,

My name is Robin and I'm about 5 lbs from my weight goal. I've started the mental transition (took me forever to realize I'm thin) but I haven't started the physical transition (increasing my calories) yet. I'm looking forward to getting to know everyone.

Have a fabulous Sunday,


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