to the team! And no matter how much we have to lose, it usually seems like 'a lot' - 100 lbs, 50 lbs, 20 lbs or whatever - so don't think of it as 'losing 100 lbs,' think of it as losing 1 lb - and repeat that goal until you feel like you don't need to lose any more. Makes it a lot easier, IMO!
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit."
Welcome. This is a great way to be more active. Start at a comfortable pace and amount of time. I wear a pedometer all the time because the total number of steps over the day is the goal although I do try to get at least half that number in a good walk or two that gets my heart rate up and my legs moving.
Compare your walks to your previous walks and do not worry about whether or not you are "up to speed" especially in the beginning. You can challenge yourself and build speed and stamina and then set goals to reach speed and distance.
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Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
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Hi, I'm only a couple of weeks into this journey but so far have lost six pounds and have gained so much support from people on this site, its great. Stick with it, little by little. Good luck on your journey
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