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walk 10,000 steps a day.

find foods that work with YOUR body chemistry.

i make this mixture for breakfast , lunch and dinner. i have lost 36 pounds .

i cook 4 large portabella mushrooms sliced, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, 4 large onions sliced, 2 large green peppers, 3 cans green beans, 1 can rutabaga and 5 sliced chicken sausages. find foods that work with your chemistry. i created this meal on my own. i can't seem to loose weight if i eat any grain products. so one day i experimented.

it makes enough for at least 4 days, three meals a day. total cost is 12 dollars. i buy the mushrooms and chicken at sams club. sounds crazy but it taste good and most importantly it's working. i'm not hungry . if i feel the urge to cheat i go get a fork full of my mixture. i chew very slowly as to enjoy my meal.

i have added a small banana and grapes for my snacks and to be a fix for my sweet tooth.

you can add other foods into your menu. just know what works with your body chemistry.

I have gone from 198 to 162 pounds. i can now fit into a size 14 comfortably. i feel so much better. think of carrying a 2 year old around your waist every minute of every day. no i am not done. on the obese chart i have gone from being obese to just plain fat. my goal is to drop another 22 pounds. then i will be happy, healthy and never allow myself to get in this condition again.

one might say eating the same food every day would get boring. not true. when you look in the mirror and can see the difference it's worth

i went to the doctor. for the first time in a long time i was not ashamed to get on the scale. i did not have to get beet red because doctor said i was over weight. it felt GREAT.

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3/10/12 6:20 P

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Welcome to the group and best of luck in your journey to better health. I cannot remember 50 (it was way too long ago!). I know what you mean about those co-workers (just slap them up side their heads....just kidding). Have learned to just take it one day at a time and do the best I can and then the next day....do the same thing! Some days it goes good and some days not so much!

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3/10/12 5:16 P

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Welcome! We are in the same boat (except my boat is 55 years old), and looking forward to loosing weight. I wish I would have done it before menopause; I didn't believe the things I read about being more difficult afterwards. But I know women who have done it, so it's not impossible. I look forward to encouraging each other and sharing what works.

One day at a time. One hour at a time. One minute at a time. One choice at a time. We can do it!


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3/10/12 4:39 P

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3/10/12 9:08 A

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Hi! I just turned 50 in December and feel great, other than these pesky pounds to lose. I am noticing that they come off MUCH slower now than they did even 5 years ago. My body is betraying me! I look forward to the support I can get from women my age and not my coworkers who are 25 and lose 6 pounds a week!

Here's to 50 and FABULOUS!!!!!!


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