Beth, we do use this time to welcome you and cheer and support you on your decision to lose the weight and gain confidence and good health. We are still a work in progress ourselves and still work hard at keeping weight from coming back but most of all eating and playing healthy. Being active is the key to my ability. With 10 years of walking consistently 5-6-7 days a week, I can't imagine going very long without it. Even during my journey of breast cancer, I felt I had to keep up my strength and exercise--often just doing 10 min at a time! You can do this and Beth, you are so worth the effort. So keep us informed on how things are going and let us know how to or when to help. Hugs Brenda
current weight: 17.0 over
Fitness Minutes: (199,335) Posts: 5,220 6/6/11 10:51 A
Again, welcome to this team of lively youngsters living the fit and healthy life after learning to lose for the last time. You can learn lots for this group that will help you on your weight loss and healthy living path.
Fork down - activity up!!
Ask not what your government can do for you, ask what you can do for yourself. . - Dallas Horton, Philosopher and Self-Made Man
current weight: 20.0 over
Fitness Minutes: (277,331) Posts: 8,260 6/6/11 9:05 A
Welcome to Sparkpeople Beth! It certainly can be done! Lots of evidence on this team of maintainers! Visit some pages and get some tips. Learn to use the trackers and other tools on the site and set your mind on good health! When you need help with something, ask! There's always someone here to help! Be well. Joy
Joy , in KY, USA 74 and ready for more! 11 Year Maintainer
'In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in awhile that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently." ~Tony Robbins
COMMITMENT - CONSISTENCY - ACCOUNTABILITY
12,746 miles walked since 1/1/10 174 day hoop streak goal-135 range 130-138#
current weight: -0.6 under
Fitness Minutes: (53,408) Posts: 6,170 6/6/11 9:04 A
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