Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
NOTFATCAT's Photo NOTFATCAT SparkPoints: (157,305)
Fitness Minutes: (152,868)
Posts: 4,277
7/26/12 5:19 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Besides welcome all I can say is ditto to these other posts.
You can do whatever you want so long as you know it is up to you to make the changes and not let anyone try to get in your way.

Cat

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: 13.0  over
 
15
7.5
0
-7.5
-15
ELECTRALYTE's Photo ELECTRALYTE Posts: 10,207
7/26/12 4:31 P

Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon emoticon
I am 60+ as well and have lost 70 lbs. with Spark! emoticon emoticon

“it's been up to me to inspire me.”
~ Eric Clapton ~

"Atheism is a non-prophet
organization"
~George Carlin~

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
~Jimi Hendrix~

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."
~John Lennon~

70 lbs. done!


180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
JOYINKY's Photo JOYINKY SparkPoints: (102,923)
Fitness Minutes: (193,199)
Posts: 5,979
7/26/12 4:16 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon From what I can tell; you just got here! I'd like to invite you to visit my gallery as I just posted 3 pictures there from 11 years ago, actually one of the 3 was 9 years ago, holding a new grandchild in each. At that time, 2001, I was 60. I have to tell you; I am younger, fitter and healthier today than I was then! You can do this! My motivation was health; not weight. Learning to make healthy choices and become more active. I didn't even weigh myself until I noticed that my weight was coming down. I didn't know about Sparkpeople then. This site is wonderful, it has tools to help you make healthy choices and to track your choices, share with others, and set goals to work towards. You have to decide what you want; then make a plan to get there. We're here for support along the way. Go to the bar at the top of this page and pull down MY TRACKERS, click on START and get started. I'm having a great time with those grandchildren; I don't think that would be possible if I hadn't turned my life around. Be well, and get started! emoticon



Joy , in KY, USA
72-recycled; feel new!!

8 Year Maintainer
Abs/+ 10 min-Day 68
Hoop 10 min - Day 661
9974 mi wkd since 1/1/10
goal range 128-136#


 current weight: 2.8  over
 
5
2.5
0
-2.5
-5
MLL818 SparkPoints: (30)
Fitness Minutes: (0)
Posts: 7
7/26/12 3:52 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am turning 60 August of 2012. I am desperately seeking advice and help to motivate me to get this huge amount of weight off that is dragging my entire life down. I like to be active and constantly busy. The heat in Kansas has really put a damper on my active life. It seems like I do nothing but think of food all day. I have such horrible cravings that I cannot control them. I have thought about a lap bank surgery but really do not want to do that or pay that kind of money. I would love to hear from members who are in or have been in the same situation. No energy, no motivation, constant food cravings and very tight clothes. HELP

Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other 50+ Maintainers Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Delicious Spark Recipes 8/15/2013 7:07:27 PM
50+ and on Maintenance 8/11/2014 8:50:21 AM
New team member 7/14/2014 4:26:26 PM
HI 1/10/2014 11:44:25 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x14984x49169296

Review our Community Guidelines