Hi, Tom, and welcome to Spark and the team! It sounds like you are making some really great efforts as far as changing your lifestyle and re-educating yourself so that you enjoy a healthier relationship with food and on your weight loss
I feel like a broken record but I'm going to give you my best advice - it works for the guys as well as the gals: 1) use your nutrition tracker faithfully, every single day, because it will keep you honest and accountable for your choices; 2) find a few exercises/activities you actually LIKE doing and then do them 3-4X a week - if you like doing them, you have a better chance of sticking with them; 3) stay active with your teams because they will keep you motivated and give you support and encouragement, and; 4) try to have fun with this because if you enjoy the journey you will reach your destination!
I look forward to sharing your experiences and successes as we all move towards our individual goals
"I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made..." Psalm 139:14
Hi my name is Tom Wampfler. I recently had open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve with a mechanical valve. I am know working on living a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating, which includes eating a heart healthy diet, watching my cholesterol and sodium in my diet, and exercising for fitness. I have already lost over 45 lbs since June and plan to lose another 40 to get down to my target weight of 200. I am looking forward to enjoying my new lifestyle for many years to coe
Giving God the glory each day for the all the bounty in my life
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