I like you found myself at a weight that was way over what I should be. I found this sight over a year ago but didn't start using it till after health issues caused me to really get serious about losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle. Yes and it is all free and the fellow Spark People are so willing to give you help and encouragement. So keep on sparking.
Giving God the glory each day for the all the bounty in my life
Thank-you all for sharing your trials and triumphs - giving me courage to post. I have been thin for most of my life until my metabolism started going "backwards"...ummm... a few years ago.... Consequently I have recently struggled with weight loss but now acknowledge it can't be done 'over the weekend'. For about five years I have watched the weight creep on and creep up and now I am almost 50 lbs over my former high-water-mark. I don't know how it happened...weight never 'stuck' to me before but now it seems I can't find a way to get it off. I tried a lot of fad diets and I like the no-nonsense calorie counting and exercise - yeah back to basics - fits my New England personality. So today is Day 1 and I've had lots to look at and read at the Spark People website - which amazingly is F R E E - wow really? I must be in the right place OR dreaming. Good luck to you all and I hope I will have inspirational words to share soon. Thanks again, suzie
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