Welcome Tammy, lots of stories like yours on this site and lots of successes.
"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."
current weight: 139.0
Fitness Minutes: (42,992) Posts: 21,453 4/28/14 12:38 A
You have found like many of us that DIETS don't work. We have to maintain a healthy lifestyle, forever. Eating our fruits and veg's, drinking water and limiting processed foods and fats. Take a day at a time, don't try to change everything at once. Take some baby steps, so you don't get overwhelmed.
Lord, bless my diet buddies and help me met my 2015 weight goals of 50 pounds. Leader "Gluten Free" and Co-Leader "Keep it Simple"
Hi Tammy You can do this, but it takes dedication. I found that getting rid of the tempting foods and snacks in the kitchen helps. You can't eat what you don't have. When tempted, drinking a glass of water and waiting twenty minutes will sometimes make the craving go away. If you still must have something, go for a filling HEALTHY snack under 100 calories. The Nutrition tracker is an invaluable tool. Go slowly making small changes and take it one day at a time. Good luck and welcome to the Spark family.
My name is Nadine and I live in Winter Haven, Fl
current weight: 150.2
Fitness Minutes: (42,992) Posts: 21,453 4/27/14 11:06 A
Hello everyone! My name is Tammy and I have struggled with weight my whole life. I get discouraged easily, and reach for the worst foods to make me happy when I am down. I have tried just about every crash diet there is, but only end up putting the weight back on (or more!) within a short period of time. I have tried doing this alone for so long, now I am reaching out for support. I am eager , and excited to begin my journey with you!
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