Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
MKELLY72's Photo MKELLY72 Posts: 1,997
12/10/12 10:28 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome and congrats on reaching the goal, Krystal!

Michelle

Highest weight: 248 August 2010
Reached goal weight of 148 Feb 23, 2012
10/1/13-10/1/14-Gained back 50-peeling it off!






 Pounds lost: 31.7 
 
0
25
50
75
100
KTISFOCUSED's Photo KTISFOCUSED Posts: 1,492
12/10/12 8:36 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Krystal,
I joined this team a few weeks ago at the suggestion of a member from another team and so far it's been great. I also am close to goal and those last pounds are killer to get off and so I too have really appreciated the support. We can do it but I guess we have to just be patient but that isn't easy. So we'll work together to get there ok?

KT from Erie, PA

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse." Stephen Dolley Jr.

"To get something different, you have to do something different."


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
7.25
14.5
21.75
29
BLUE42DOWN's Photo BLUE42DOWN Posts: 4,403
12/9/12 10:24 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon on reaching your goal and emoticon to this Team!

Blue, Lethie, or Jennifer May - I answer to them all
(aka Astraxialus in NaNoWriMo)
San Jose, CA
BLC#20 & BLC#21 - ONYX OUTLAW

Weight/Calorie Spreadsheet with Trends: docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=
0AsoSfUoSKdVWdGhFSWFvc2M5QzZBQXFSd3FMU
jFncUE


 current weight: 185.0 
 
250
226.25
202.5
178.75
155
GREENGENES's Photo GREENGENES Posts: 2,710
12/9/12 2:25 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome and congratulations. This is the right place to be. Reaching goal weight is only the first step. Maintenance is hard but not as hard as losing weight over and over again. Teams like this one can make a huge difference. It already has for me.

Dave

Research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.

- Werner von Braun


 current weight: 10.0  over
 
15
7.5
0
-7.5
-15
MJREIMERS's Photo MJREIMERS Posts: 7,085
12/9/12 12:13 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon on your weight loss. You are in the right place. Maintenance has its own set of challenges and this group is a great place to get advice and support. I'm glad you are here and look forward to getting to know you better.

~Mako~


 June Minutes: 1,820
 
0
625
1250
1875
2500
CATMAGNET's Photo CATMAGNET SparkPoints: (38,973)
Fitness Minutes: (51,134)
Posts: 1,183
12/9/12 8:16 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Congrats, Krystal!

I will say that this team is AMAZING. I've gotten a lot of great information from this group as well as a great sense of camaraderie and support as we all continue in this long chapter of healthy living that we call maintenance.

Looking forward to hearing from you on the boards, and don't forget about the daily check-ins! I find them very useful as they help me with accountability.

Welcome! :)

Jane

Camp Good Grief 5k 2012 - 31:50
Gobble Wobble 5k 2012 - 30:00
Turkey Trot 4 Mile Race 2012 - 38:38
Ugly Sweater 5k Fun Run 2012 - 27:19
Move-It Memphis 10K 2013 - 55:36
Germantown Half Marathon - 2:08:53
FedEx St. Jude Classic Fairway 5k - 4/13/2013
Pittsburgh Half-Marathon - 5/5/2013


TINAJANE76's Photo TINAJANE76 SparkPoints: (66,413)
Fitness Minutes: (45,429)
Posts: 4,663
12/9/12 7:13 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hi Krystal, it's great to see you here! Please have a look around our threads and links (which you can find under the Team Stream on the right side of the page) and let me or one of the other leaders know if you have any questions. If you have a specific question or area that you're struggling with, please also feel free to start up a new discussion thread. You'll be sure to receive lots of helpful responses. There's also a Daily Accountability thread that you might be interested in checking out and our Mardi Gras Maintenance Challenge will be starting up in just over a week if that's up your alley.

Welcome to the team and hope to see you around these pages!
emoticon

My name's Tina. I lost more than 90 pounds between March 2010 and March 2012 and have been keeping if off ever since. Had a baby at the end of April 2016 and am working to get back to my pre baby form, or at least as close to it as I realistically can!

Central European Time (CET), Venice, Italy


 current weight: -2.0  under
 
5
2.5
0
-2.5
-5
LOGOULD's Photo LOGOULD SparkPoints: (104,482)
Fitness Minutes: (54,057)
Posts: 4,493
12/8/12 10:16 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon emoticon job on meeting your goal, but the fun doesn't stop there!!! I am finding that there is even more to learn about maintaining! Well, of course. How many of us have lost weight time and time again, only to gain it back and more. That's what makes this team of spark emoticon so special. They have "tons" (no pun intended) of insight on how to KEEP the weight off and to make this a lifestyle that doesn't end but keeps on getting better. So glad you decided to join us! Looking forward to getting to know you better!

"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



 current weight: 27.4  over
 
30
15
0
-15
-30
POPSY190's Photo POPSY190 Posts: 5,264
12/8/12 9:59 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon on reaching goal. You're right - it is hard to keep going in maintenance, but there IS the excitement and fun as well. emoticon

Penny, Christchurch, New Zealand

Co-captain Panthers BLC24-28

www.blcpanth
ers.com


Genealogists live in the past lane.
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.


 current weight: 178.0 
 
178
168.75
159.5
150.25
141
SKIRNIR's Photo SKIRNIR Posts: 5,377
12/8/12 9:31 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Congrats on reaching goal and welcome to the maintenance team. Hope you can find some of the maintainers a bit of an inspiration, in that it can be kept off.

3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes
4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6
10/5/13 5K Grace Pet Fest 38:47.6
12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon around 3 hours and 4 minutes
4/19/14 Butterflies for Hope 5K for Lupus 39:23.8
2/7/15 Hearts & Soles 5K, San Jose 34:50
3/12/16 Hearts &Soles 5K, San Jose 34:16


 current weight: 7.8  over
 
10
5
0
-5
-10
KRYSTALGEM85's Photo KRYSTALGEM85 SparkPoints: (9,840)
Fitness Minutes: (9,859)
Posts: 340
12/8/12 9:12 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
My name is Krystal and i set a goal last winter to lose 60 lbs and did it! I am very excited and it has completely changed my life. With that though i have had times it is has not been so easy. I wanted to say hello and i am very excited to be in a place that i can talk to people that know the struggles i am going through and the excitements also

You are beautiful. Everything about you, makes you a amazing treasured child of god. Don't let anyone make you feel like less.


 Pounds lost: 6.0 
 
0
18.75
37.5
56.25
75
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Creating a life that beats the Odds 8/6/2015 6:01:35 AM
New to the Team 6/16/2015 9:06:23 AM
What carbs and fats do you find "safe"? 4/1/2016 10:42:28 AM
Where did you come from and where are you now? 7/19/2015 4:19:34 PM
getting prepared! 1/21/2016 4:12:48 PM



Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1111x51138658

Review our Community Guidelines


x Lose 10 Pounds by August 9! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.