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6/30/13 10:14 A

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6/27/13 8:59 P

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Congratulations and welcome to the team! Linda from bean town emoticon emoticon

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6/25/13 9:24 A

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We are all emoticon hete for each other.

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6/24/13 9:27 P

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Welcome to the group! There are some WONDERFUL maintainers here...so many are willing to help, support and share their experiences.

It's a brave new world you enter, my friend!

Welcome!!!!
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6/24/13 8:49 P

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6/23/13 11:34 A

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emoticon to maintenance! Keep in mind that your weight will fluctuate, so don't freak out if you go up and down a couple of pounds week to week. I have a five pound weight range that I stay in. This way if I don't stay on my exact goal weight, it's no big deal. Keep at it! emoticon

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6/21/13 4:24 P

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6/21/13 3:26 P

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It's not necessarily just about what you are eating, but what's eating you


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6/21/13 3:18 P

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emoticon . I lost a pound this week.

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6/21/13 9:34 A

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emoticon and congratulations on being so close to goal !

 
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6/21/13 8:20 A

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Welcome to the wonderful world of maintenance! Glad you're here!

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6/20/13 9:53 P

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Thanks everyone for their well wishes! I just changed my ticker over to maintenance. I just got in late from work and it was nice to see all the welcome

Robin

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6/20/13 4:40 P

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I am trying to stay under my goal. But I have put a couple of pounds back. Eating what I shouldn't.

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6/20/13 9:59 A

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6/20/13 9:37 A

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Just ahalf a pound away! Congratulations! Whenever I have just a half a pound to get off. I start using the Cabbage Cleansing Soup that has the recipe on Sparkpeople and the weight comes right off. Keep up the good work! Sparkpeople/recipes

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6/20/13 9:32 A

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And Robin, don't forget to change your ticker to a maintenance ticker!! It took a lot of effort by our team leaders, but Spark finally gave us a ticker that reflects maintenance thinking.

Nell

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6/20/13 9:27 A

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Congratulations on your weight-loss success and welcome to the team! Many people in the group here have a maintenance range that they try to stay within rather than a specific number. I use the +/-3% formula that we also use for our maintenance challenges here. I find that it gives me more enough flexbility for my body's natural ups and downs and periods where I'm not doing as stellar while minimizing freak outs over small gains. Once I see a trend where I'm really creeping up into the higher end of my range, that's when I know I need to make a few changes to get back down to where I feel happier and more comfortable. It's helped me to feel more sane about my maintenance and less prone to taking drastic measures that only set me up for failure in the past.

As the others have said this is a wondefully supportive team, so don't be afraid to start up a new discussion thread if you have any questions or need some extra help.

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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6/20/13 7:33 A

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Welcome to the team and CONGRATULATIONS on all your success! I'm sure that you are going to love this team. I have found there is still so much more to learn in order to keep the weight off and plan on sticking around for the rest of my life (or at least as long as I want to keep this weight off). Lots of successful maintainers here to lead the way!

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

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6/20/13 4:35 A

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6/20/13 12:17 A

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Welcome to the team and congratulations on reaching your goal! Because really, within 1/2 pound is ON GOAL in my book. For me, staying within 2 pounds on either side of my actual goal is actually ON GOAL. :D

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6/19/13 11:23 P

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Welcome! This is a great place to learn maintenance. I joined when I was 5 pounds away from goal thinking that I'd have some readjusting of my thinking to do. I also try to stay about a pound below my stated goal weight, then I don't panic over each fraction of a pound up or down

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6/19/13 9:51 P

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6/19/13 9:46 P

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Edited by: VENISEW1 at: 6/19/2013 (21:47)
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6/19/13 9:43 P

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Welcome to the group. I'm fairly new here too (March '13) but this is SUCH a friendly bunch of interesting people. they made me feel welcome right away.



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6/19/13 9:34 P

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6/19/13 8:45 P

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Congratulations and welcome to the team! You can still lose a couple of pounds if you want. Wow! A half pound could be water weight. I waited to join until I reached goal but a some people have joined before reaching their goal weight. It really does not matter. Best wishes, Linda from bean town emoticon emoticon emoticon

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6/19/13 8:17 P

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Welcome! This is a great group!

Nell

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6/19/13 7:52 P

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I am nervous about gaining back my weight, so I thought I'd join this group since I am very close to my target. Being a cautious type, I toying with going down 1 or 2 pounds below my target.

Looking forward to support and to supporting others in our maintenance goals.
Robin

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