I grew up in the Buhl area and now live in Kuna. I agree with you and Ellensun...the motivation is stronger if the desire is to get healthy! Congratulations on making the decision and joining such a great team!
The choices you make today will determine the path that your life will take.
Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved.
current weight: 10.7 over
Fitness Minutes: (18,834) Posts: 437 4/14/11 1:22 P
Welcome to the team! My husband and I live up in Hailey, near Sun Valley, with our two children, ages 5 and 8.
Spark People is a great website for information, motivation, commiseration, and celebration! It's great that you are focused on health. I used to be focused on losing weight, but that wasn't very motivating for me. It was the "what I want to get away from" mentality. Now that I'm am focused on being healthy, I am much more motivated to get out and move! I like having the "what I moving toward and accomplishing" mentality.
Best wishes with your journey,
"For as he thinks in his heart, so is he." Prov. 23:7a
"But history is not destiny." Dean Anderson - from the SP article "Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation, Part 2"
May Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (715) Posts: 10 4/14/11 12:26 P
My name is Jerry. I am from Gooding. I am firmly and steadfastly resolved to losing weight because I want to be healthy. I spent six years in the Marine Corps and loved the feeling of being healthy and in-shape. My self-esteem was very high and I was proud of who I was. But, after a divorce and several personal missteps in my life I gave up on me and decided that I didn't care what happened to me. Of late, I have cause for caring about me and what happens to my physically, emotionally, and socially over the long term. I look forward to working with all of you, and am hoping that I can be a source of motivation and support for those who need it. Semper Fidelis!
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.