It is a good idea to let Sparks set up a nutrition plan for you. Their advice is almost always not to eat less that 1200 calories a day. Your body thinks it is in starvation mode and your metabolism slows down! Not what you want! Tracking every mouthful for a while will give you a good idea of where you need to cut back, but it is easy to have too large a portion unless you weigh things for a while. You can do it. It just takes determination and a commitment! Good Luck and keep posting.
Welcome to the team. I'm sure you'll enjoy the site. It helps to know that other people are struggling right along with you.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.--Socrates ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ *~*~*~*~*~*~ The only person you need to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
Pounds lost: 5.0
Fitness Minutes: (212,985) Posts: 85,171 6/15/13 1:09 A
Welcome and utilize all the tools you can on this site. Use tracking food and exercise and when they suggest what to eat and how much pay attention. Spark is the best teacher I know for weight loss success.
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current weight: 129.9
Fitness Minutes: (44,432) Posts: 21,742 6/14/13 8:32 P
may God bless your positive efforts You will find here that in order to loose, you need to eat more calories of healthy choices. It is different for each person and SPARK helps you learn what works for YOU!
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
July Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (44,432) Posts: 21,742 6/14/13 4:23 P
HI EVERYONE IM A NEW MEMBER OF SPARKPEOPLE ! I NEED TO LOSE ALOT OF WEIGHT AT LEAST 75 LBS AND I CAN USE ALL THE ENCOURAGEMENT ANYONE CAN GIVE ME ! IM TRYING TO EAT ONLY 1000 CALORIES A DAY !! LORD I NEED HELP WITH ALL OF THIS !! THANK AND HAVE A GREAT DAY .
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