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8/19/13 10:34 A

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8/18/13 9:04 P

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Hi and welcome! Congratulations on all your hard work and weight loss success. I'm sorry about the surgery and the long recovery. I can understand how hard it is to keep the weight off. I've lost 60 lbs. twice, but I gained back all of it both times. Kudos to you for you for coming here to get back on track now. You've done so well to quit smoking - that's emoticon

SparkPeople has so many great resources and wonderful teams. You'll have no trouble finding people who have the same struggles, challenges, and goals that you do. Let us know if you have any questions. We're glad to have you on the team!

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8/18/13 5:07 P

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Hi and welcome aboard! I've had back surgeries myself and know how limited recovery was! A definite wall-climbing activity. That's when I started walking myself. Now I'm looking for hiking trails - I'm getting a little bored with just walking the neighborhood. We'll always be here to cheer you on.

God grant me the serenity to change the things I can, to accept the things I cannot change, and the wisdom to know the difference.


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8/18/13 3:35 P

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I recently had back surgery fto correct my sciatica and quit smoking about 5months ago. It was a 12week recovery for my back and Im currently still doing some PT to help strengthen my core abit.....

I used to be 260lbs but lost 110lbs 5years ago and kept it off till the quitting of cigs and the back surgery happend.....now Im finding it difficult without much support to get on track... I do get sore cuz of my back and I do have to be careful with certain activities.....

I love hiking and walking outside t..and enjoy going to new places....
Id love to make a few friends and find the support I need with these new circumstances Im in..with people who GET IT and want what I want out of this.....
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