Hi Diane, and welcome to the team. I've been there and done that, too.....many, many times. It's a matter of making a lifestyle change instead of dieting. We need to learn better ways of eating and living if we are to succeed.
Hi, Diane and You sound a lot like me - gaining and losing the same pounds over and over - and spending a ton of money doing it
Spark is great and it works if you use the tools and don't play games with yourself I have been guilty of playing those games and it wasn't until I came back to Spark in May of this year that I got serious. I've stopped looking for "substitutions" for the junk and started learning to eat right and stay active.
So glad you decided to join the team and I look forward to sharing the journey with you!
For God so loved the world that He sent His only begotten Son.........
Carol Arizona USA
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Hi, I'm Diane. I just turned 54 yesterday. The cake and ice cream is done and it's time to work at weight loss, hopefully this time for good! I've been a WW member off and on since i was 20. I've lost and regained the same 25 pounds I don't know how many times. 6 years ago, i was at my highest and then lost 50 pounds, only to regain it all back again. I know it's not productive to beat myself up about it, but it's hard not to. I often wonder what I would've been accomplishing it I hadn't spent the last 35 years focusing on my weight. I'm looking forward to getting and giving support here at SparkPeople.
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