Welcome! You've done well for your first week. Keeping things simple and being consistent will ultimately make all the difference. Your goal for one lb a week is reasonable and you will more likely see success and not get as frustrated with the process as it does take time. Oh boy, do I understand the issue with exercise! I've am only now, after ten months, starting to use the online exercises. My preference is walking but I have noticed that though I have lost the weight I haven't been doing the strengthening that is also important and without it muscle tissue suffers. The exercises are well timed and worth it! Welcome aboard!
Pounds lost: 11.0
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I'm at the end of my first week, and I can see that it takes a week or two to figure things out. I'm trying to keep things simple and I'm trying to be consistent, though I have gotten off track a few times. I did lose 2 lbs and am happy about that. My goal is one lb a week. My biggest issue is exercise. I seem to be all over the board with what to do each day. Can I just choose to walk, ride my bike, play golf and do strength exercises, or do I have to do the exercises that are sent via email each day? I'm happy to be a member of this group and I have gathered inspiration looking over the previous posts.
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