TIM. Like you I have high blood pressure (HBP), chronic back pain and am overweight. I can assure you you made a great choice by joining the Sparkpeople (SP). I'll suggest you start by getting to know the site by just clicking on the menu band - don't start with the TRACKERS - you need to have a plan aiming at concrete goals in order to start using the trackers. But you need to understand a lot of important issues before setting the proper goals and making a plan. START with ARTICLES and look up all the items to find the information considering your health problems. And VERY important - DON'T rush, take your time in getting well acquainted with the site but do this every day! Good luck!
Never say never
current weight: 253.0
Fitness Minutes: (44,242) Posts: 21,690 5/21/13 3:57 P
Welcome to the High Blood Pressure team, TIMDEWILD47 ! If you have any questions about using the Spark People site, please don't be afraid to ask -- either on the discussion boards, or send me a Spark Mail. This is a great community with lots of support to help you achieve your goals --
Sandy (Michigan Upper Peninsula) -- Say "Ya!" to da U.P, eh?
Pounds lost: 1.8
Fitness Minutes: (44,242) Posts: 21,690 5/20/13 10:35 A
In GOD We Trust Choose To Lose "If you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired in the morning, noon and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired." -General George S Patton, U.S.Army, 1912 Olympian
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Fitness Minutes: (44,242) Posts: 21,690 5/19/13 8:25 P
i am 340 lb male,high blood pressure,asthma,6ft3in ,cronic back pain,who try to lose weight.arkansas, i hope this is how introduce self on this forum.if not sorry.just explain what needed (and prediabetic )
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