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4/13/14 6:04 P

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Major how do you and how do you know how to adjust.

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our self-fulfilling phophecy. - Brian Tracy


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4/13/14 4:55 P

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emoticon ! I'm glad you found the team. I know it's been a big help to me and my maintenance! It looks like you have learned to live with a slow metabolism. I know mine gets slower about every five years and then I have to adjust my nutrition and exercise.

I look forward to getting to know you better and emoticon again to the team!

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4/13/14 12:10 A

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I want to thank all the members of this marvelous team who welcomed me!
I appreciate all your encouragement!

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4/13/14 12:06 A

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We stick together.

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4/12/14 9:00 P

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Welcome!! We have so much to learn from one another. I love your goal!

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4/12/14 4:55 P

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Stay positive.

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4/12/14 4:06 P

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Best wishes for continued success! Glad you are on our team!!

Marsha's Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!


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4/12/14 3:14 P

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That's still great.

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4/12/14 2:20 P

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Wow, I applaud you for doing all that. I think my metabolism is sluggish but my thyroid checked out fine. I read where some people burn over 400 calories whiile sleeping, I am luck to reach 280.

I love SparkPeople

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I am responsible for my own happiness.

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4/12/14 8:18 A

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Don't give up just keep going.

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4/12/14 7:45 A

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4/11/14 11:23 P

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Welcome aboard!

You're definitely on the right track! I've been on a zero sugar / zero grain approach since Jan. 1st...39 pounds down for the year so far!

You can DO THIS! :-)

Don

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4/11/14 9:19 P

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4/11/14 7:23 P

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Welcome

Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our self-fulfilling phophecy. - Brian Tracy


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4/11/14 3:32 P

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Welcome to the site its a great place to be.

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4/11/14 12:14 P

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Welcome!

I remember a bout with hypothyroidism in high school. I slept round the clock for about a week before mama took me to the doctor. I was on meds for a few years but fortunately outgrew it.

but I remember

Believe it
Do it
Become it


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4/11/14 11:36 A

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Welcome!

I have mild hypothyroidism so I can relate in a small way to your experience. I too avoid sugar, limit starches, and exercise almost daily.

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4/11/14 8:30 A

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Hi and welcome to the team. You're dedication to fitness as a means to control and maintain your weight is an inspiration to me.

"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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4/11/14 8:20 A

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Welcome to the team!

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4/11/14 8:17 A

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Welcome to the Team!

Nell
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No one ever got up in the morning wishing she'd eaten more the night before.

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4/11/14 6:06 A

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Congrats for reaching your goal. emoticon emoticon emoticon To the team!

Mickey, EST.

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4/11/14 12:28 A

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emoticon and emoticon on your success.

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4/10/14 11:38 P

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hello and welcome to the team. We are so glad you joined us.

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4/10/14 11:27 P

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I have an extremely slow metabolism. I have gone to a doctor who is an expert on thyroid problems and she agreed that my metabolism is extremely affected by hypothyroidism.

Due to my challenge, I need to do many interventions to succeed at the weight loss game.
Here are some of the things that I need to do:

No sugar
No starches
No processed foods
Eat mindfully and slowly without distractions,
Only eat when hungry and stop when full.
Exercise a lot. I love Pilates and do it at home.

Exercise plays a key role in my weight loss journey. I have been very strict with the diet for over 10 years but have had times when I was too busy for exercise and the pounds came back. Last year, I increased my workout time and the pounds disappeared.

This year I decided to go on maintenance when I reached size small.
I am so glad to have found this wonderful team! You are amazing!
My goal is to help this team highlight the importance of maintenance to other dieters.

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