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Hi and welcome to the team. Don't depend too much on what the scale tells you. There are other weight loss indicators that the scale can't recognize such as feeling better, having more energy, clothing fitting better, a smaller waistline measurement. All there things are indications of success in your weight loss goals that the scale can't measure. Even if you don't lose a pound, if you tre eating healthier and feeling better you are making progress. The scale will eventually catch up with you.
* SHARON *
Nov. 23, 2009, 245 lbs.
Hi and welcome to the team
Nancy in Columbia,SC
"It's hard to beat a person that never gives up"...and I intend to be that person
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Hi and Sometimes when we think we should be losing and aren't, there is something sabotaging our efforts that we can't see immediately. I went through that for a very long time and then when I came back to Spark in May, I started looking at my daily report that you pull from the Nutrition Tracker page and what I found was that I was not getting even close to Spark's recommended values of proteins, carbs, and fats for me. I was eating way too many starchy carbs. I made some adjustments and now I'm doing pretty well. Spark really works and the tools are great. The Nutrition Tracker is my lifeline because it keeps me honest and accountable for my choices. I use it faithfully, every single day. Exercise is easy once you find a few exercises/activities you actually enjoy doing - then it isn't a struggle to do them 3-4 X a week. So, I guess what I would suggest you do is to 1) use the Nutrition Tracker faithfully; 2) do some enjoyable exercise/activity 3-4X a week; 3) stay active with your Spark Teams because that will give you motivation and encouragement, as well as support when you need it, and; 4) have fun with this because that makes it work!
The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6 TLSB
my sister walks 15,000 steps a day at 63 years old and has lost 105 pounds.
i gave up grain and sugary products and have lost 44 pounds at age 60.
we are both still loosing weight until we reach our goal
Joined SP 4/10/08
Goal weight 130
I love SP
Central Time Zone 1 hour behind Eastern Time
Weight loss with SP:40 lbs
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.
to the team
welcome to the club
we all have problems with the weight loss.
Even when we behave.
We just have to keep at it and believe it WILL move eventually.
Planning is the essence and making sure you have planned in time for you
Nan from Methil (of proclaimers fame) in Scotland.
BLC21 start weight 146 lb BLC21 goal weight 134 lb
Blc 22 SW 143.5 lb Goal weight 131.5lb
BLC 23 SW 138.75lb goal 126lb
blc 24 sw 143lb goal 130lb
New to SP, I am a 51 year old who has committed to change my life in 2012. This is step 3 in changes I am taking on...healthier eating, weight loss and exercise. Figuring out how to work all of this. Am hoping for motivation and suggestions to get "over the hump" when things aren't always working. I am not seeing success on the scale but feel like I should.