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7/31/15 5:32 P

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Hello ladies, I new to this group but started the diet program last year. I'm a 65 yr old empty nested. I have 4 boys and now 4 gandson and 3 granddaughter. In 2013 I got diagnosed with diabetes and was told to excise more and to lose weight. I was 205 and that was the largest I have ever been. I try to walk a least 3 times a week for at least 1 hour. I now weight 182, my goal is 150. I know I can do it with ya'lls help. I am so glad to see so many beautiful bequest ladies. It is nice to belong to a group that is like you. Love you all.

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I'm new to this Team but not new to SparkPeople. I have been on and off with dieting and working out and I have a goal of losing 50+ pounds! I am 35 and hope that losing weight will help me have a healthier, happier, more beautiful life!
Hoping this group will help me stay motivated!!

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QUEENCLAUD Posts: 8,058
7/6/15 7:46 P

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I have a question? What makes this room different from others?

Never mind...No difference emoticon

Edited by: QUEENCLAUD at: 7/13/2015 (18:34)
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I'll be back trying to get out of work on time. I've got a 2.5 mile walk home. I'll be back to give my introductory. I'm home.

Let me tell you a little about myself..
1st I love God the Father Son & Holy Spirit.

I live Upstate NY. Mother of two, grandmother of 4, older than 59 & younger than 61.

Okay I've been with Sparkpeople since 2007. I really don't know my starting weight but I've been 231- 229 for the last two months.

I have 2 sides the healthy me.
My workout is walking 5-7 miles Mon-Thurs & Sat. off Friday & Sunday. Drink 120zs of water eat 5 fruits / veggie daily.

Non healthy me
I love fried chicken wings, anything chocolate, lays chips um um um.

i feel like the young lady who posted about her pants being so tight. (LOL)
I'm eating 3 pc of chicken wings & my grandbaby just make a chocolate cake.

keep in touch because you see I need help.




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6/27/15 9:50 P

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"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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6/24/15 5:34 P

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Beginning Again 2005-2015 .. Hello My name is Dee and today I was led to this site after a doctors appt. Did not realize it has been 10 years since i became a member and i am still fighting the same battle. Today is the day I say Die Flesh Die... I am going to defeat the In ner Me

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We all are free when we come out together


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"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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6/17/15 11:03 P

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BBW_81: Howdy! I'm responding to your post in the BBQ team page.... I struggle with exercise as well. But, I think that having a buddy to go with you will help tremendously. I joined Gold's gym a year ago and paid extra for a membership that allows me to bring a friend each time. So, I've been going with my mother. I try to get other friends to go with me, but they never do. I never thought it'd be so hard to find someone to go to the gym when they don't even have to pay. LOL Oh well. I wish you much success!

BTW: You stated that you were looking forward to finding support here and to making new sparkfriends; but, your page is offline. So, no one can request you as a friend. So, you might want to check your settings if that's not what you meant to do. You can still make your page private.

Edited by: TRUE-NESS at: 6/17/2015 (23:03)

~ Vanessa aka TRUE-NESS ~

"I'm not going to stand up here and TALK about what I'm gonna do... what I wanna do... I'm just going to SHOW you what I do." - Antone (The Biggest Loser 13)


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6/17/15 10:55 P

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Hello Everyone! I'm just joining the team and hoping to meet new friends who are active, motivating and encouraging. My weight has been steadily climbing every year for the last couple of years. I've got to STOP and get rid of this weight. I know that support is a HUGE deal for me. I hope that by joining this team, I'll find just enough of it to get over whatever obstacles cause me to get in my own way and prevent consistent weight loss.


~ Vanessa aka TRUE-NESS ~

"I'm not going to stand up here and TALK about what I'm gonna do... what I wanna do... I'm just going to SHOW you what I do." - Antone (The Biggest Loser 13)


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I was going to ask a question, but I figured it out. emoticon

Edited by: BBW_81 at: 6/5/2015 (16:41)
Giving up is not an option


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Hi Team, I am a 33 year old mother of 4. Yup! I pushed out all 4 and they all have left their mark, LOL. I have been on this journey for a while now. Every year I say "I'm going to lose weight by this summer." It never happens. Here I am 220 lbs and at the same place I started last year. So I'm looking to make new friends and find the support and motivation that I need for success. Hopefully I can be a motivation as well. I enjoy reading, painting and cooking new dishes, but I hate exercising! This has definitely been my down fall. I eat pretty healthy. I don't eat fried foods or soda for about a year now. I love fruits and vegetables and have actually started cutting back on my meat intake. I just have no desire to exercise. Please can someone help a sista out. I need a buddy or new ideas. I plan to get a Planet Fitness membership on Saturday. , Hopefully that will motivate me. Nice to me everyone. TTYL emoticon

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6/4/15 8:25 A

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Hi everyone! I'm name is Talicia, but you can call me Tee. I'm a senior in college with possibly two years left, God willing. I'm a special education major, and teaching is my passion in life. I love meeting new people, trying new things, and creating new experiences, which in return will create great memories. I'm glad to know I'm not on this journey alone and to be apart of something that will benefit me in all areas of my life. I've fallen off of this wagon numerous times since I was about 14; however, I have to say I am more determined than ever to stay on MY PATH, and tackle this journey MY WAY. I'm am getting ready to turn 21 on June 8th. Officially legal in the USA lol. Hope to befriend many people and help one another along the way! Have a great day you guys!

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Good morning ladies, after being on here for years I've finally become active. I'm JustCitten, a Philadelphia social worker still trying to reclaim my baby one pound at a time. I have had a gastric sleeve. That however is only a tool and I must continue to work on me daily.

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5/25/15 11:03 A

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Hi, I've been on SP for years and had a lot of success back in 2006, but then I gained it all back. I joined weight watchers and lost a bunch of weight in 2012. Then I gained it all back. So, so tired of this, and I really want to share this journey with others. I hope we can be a real team in reaching this goal together!

Mejai rhymes with TJ!! Height 5'6" SW 9-1-05: 203.5

Those who remove mountains begin by carrying away small stones.


Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.


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Good Afternoon Everyone,

My name is Tae. I'm not new to SparkPeople, just to the BBQ team. For years I have been on and off SP, every time vowing only to myself that this time I was going to change and really get down to business with this weight loss. My enthusiasm only last for about a week or two and then I am MIA again. I am hoping that by finally speaking out and making my goals public, I will have the push, (not to embarrass myself) help and encouragement that I need to really make the life changes that I struggle with happen.

I read the thread about morning workout vs. after work. Thank you ladies, it was very informative and I will be starting my morning workouts tomorrow. But not before I get in that mirror and love myself.

With open arms, heart and mind. Tae

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4/28/15 11:28 A

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Hi Everyone,

My name is Tina and I have a weight loss goal of 113lbs... I am not new to spark,but I am new to this group. I have struggled with weight loss for years. I decided this year would be the year that I would lose this weight.

I have given myself 1 year to reach my goal weight 8 lbs a month. I have had some challenges such as: not logging my food, not monitoring my blood sugars, shoulder surgery and learning to get active again.

I have tried to put my head in the sand foolishly thinking all things will work itself out. I finally realize it won't unless I work at it. So a month ago I bought a secondhand treadmill and I have faithfully walked on it every morning but also some evenings. I bought resistance bands this past weekend so that I can begin strength training. I need the support of some beautiful sisters such as yourselves, to help me stay motivated, encouraged and on track. Thanks for the add!!!

Here's to OUR success!

Sincerely,
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SPARKLE1908's Photo SPARKLE1908 Posts: 14,386
4/27/15 11:02 A

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Welcome to the team ladies!!!! emoticon emoticon

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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4/26/15 8:31 P

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Greetings all, my name is Khia from Philly. I need to loose 100 pounds and I am doing it 10 pounds at time.

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Hi all,

Not new to the site nor the team but went through some major changes in my life that lead me to pull away from everything. Finally making my way back ;this includes becoming the best person I can be in all aspects of my life.
I look forward to a sisterhood of losing weight, fears, distractions - anything negative that will hold me down & back from becoming my best self.

Melissa

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SPARKLE1908's Photo SPARKLE1908 Posts: 14,386
3/16/15 9:50 A

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emoticon to all of our newbies...glad you are here!!!!

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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Greetings Queens!
I'm new to SparkPeople as well as this team. I'm from Cleveland but lived the past 5 months in Europe (returning to US in April). My weight loss goal is a whopping 100lbs. Thank you for your support. Peace & Blessings

When I've fallen short I try to remember the journey that brought me to where I am as well as the strength it took to overcome so many obstacles.


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H everyone!!!. My name is Angie and I am from Massachusetts. My goal is to lose 40 lbs. Wish me luck :o)

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2/23/15 6:45 A

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Hi everyone... I am not new to sparkpeople but I havent been participating. I really want to make a healthy change that will last. I love to workout and I love to eat even more. Hoping to get support in this group.

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emoticon to all of our new ladies!!!

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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Hello Ladies! I'm fairly new to SparkPeople and a new FitBit Charge HR user. I live in Michigan and have lost 27 pounds prior to joining Sparks. I'm married with two children and I'm learning to make my healthy living a priority.

I'm looking forward to learning new fitness techniques and food combinations.

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1/16/15 12:48 P

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Hello Ladies. I'm new to the site and looking forward to participating and learning as much as possible. I am a divorced mother of 3 adult children, expecting my first grandchild in May and want to be around to enjoy life and be a healthier me. Looking forward to the interaction in the group. If anyone in the group is in the Gwinnett County area (GA) and would like to workout together please let me know. It's always easier for me to have partners for accountability and encouragement.

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emoticon emoticon to the team!!! Glad you are here...let us know how we can help!

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher

"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." -Unknown

"If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?"-Shantideva


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1/15/15 11:48 A

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Hello all. I joined this group a while back under another name but never really participated in the group. I joined Weight Watchers and lost 77 lbs. Unfortunately, I have gained 26 lbs back. I was happy with WW but I need some reinforcements. While I am typing, I am wearing a pair of size 16 pants that fitted six months ago but are coming mighty close to cutting off my circulation. If I don't follow up with this group within the next week, call for help because I probably passed out from too tight pants!
I am a 53 year old (54 on the 24th of this month), wife, mother, and grandmother of two children that I adore. If you love being a mom, just wait until you are a grandmom. There is nothing like it. I have been happily married to a wonderful man for 33 1/2 years. I would love to retire healthy and happy and spend time with my husband, but I know that is God's will. I plan to do my part to help, though.

The race is not given to the swift, but to those who endure.


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Hello All! I am not new, just haven't been here in years. I am back on track though and looking for some encouragement and hoping to share some as well.

Susan
Ucandoit! Keep moving! Even .2 will get you to goal!


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1/4/15 12:28 A

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Hi, all! I'm new to this type of thing, but I need to do something different if I want to make a difference in my life.

Whether it's good or bad, someone will always have something to say about you. So let it go.


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1/3/15 12:44 P

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Hello BBQs
I Know I pick a good team. I need all the support and motivation.

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Hi everyone! I joined this past Saturday and looking forward to achieving my goals with you all... emoticon !!

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Hello BBQ's,

I am new to SparkPeople and was excited to come across this Team! I am here for motivation, support and spiritual growth. Have a Blessed Day!

"Amazing Grace"

If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don't, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way. ― Matt D. Miller


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Hello Ladies,

My name is Mekia and I live in NV. I am looking for support in my weight loss goals as well as to help motivate others in theirs. I was recently diagnosed as being pre-diabetic. I currently weigh 234 and luckily (or unluckily) have been at this same weight for a while. I now know that it is time for me to make a change. So good luck to us all.

"Working on a New ME!!"


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Hi. I'm Barbara, currently living in China and looking for some motivation!

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Hi,Im Marge..a senior lady..back again..need to be around weight conscious people..Texas...

Spicy Sparkologists

Texas


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Good afternoon BBQ's I'm from Va. I'm not new to the BBQ's my username was Stillosin unfortunately the weight found me again.So I'm back for some motivation and encouragement because life has sucked me dry.Thanks in advance for all your help!!!

Live Like it's your Last Day!!!


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Hello all you BBQ's. I am from the Northeast Texas area, but currently residing in San Antonio, TX with my DH, our four children, and cat. I have been hanging around Sparkpeople for quite awhile but like many lost my motivation here and there. I recently got back on track and am having slow but steady success (a big help has been a challenge I am participating in in another group). Well I look forward to chatting and hopefully building some friendships.

Cheers to good health!!!

LiVe.LoVe.LaUgH.

"Go on now, fly, fly, butterfly
Stand upon these two shoulders of mine
Spread those wings of yours and fly" ~ 'Butterfly' lyrics by Nicole C. Mullen


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Hello BBQ!! I have been away for a while now. I am working on getting myself back on track with the help of all my BBQ's and the Spark People Team. I really need to get back at it. I have had some obstacles in my way....chest pain(was hospitalized for it), knee pain and hand pain. The doctors say the hand pain is tendinitis. It starts feeling fine, but when I get into a work out routine it flares up. So I need to find out what kind of modifications I need to do to help this out. Anyways, enough with the aliments....lol. I have been doing the P90X3 for three months without to much weight loss, but I have seen more definition in my legs and arms. Anyways, I'm ready to really push!!

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A huge part of losing weight is believing you can do it and realizing it's not going to happen overnight.

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My name is Tonya and I have come back to Spark...after a long hiatus. I need a jumpstart and hope that I can keep this up this time. Getting in exercise and making good food choices is my goal. Need to stay on track and take care of me!! emoticon

 
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Hello My name is Gina and I live in Houston, TX. I have been tracking on Sparks for a few years now while doing other diet plans. Starting on Sat., November 1st, I will be dedicated to the Sparks Plan only. I am 56 years old and I have struggled with my weight most of my life. I enjoy exercising and cooking new recipes.

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I joined Sparkpeople and this forum back in 2007 and lost 40 pounds. Well I gained it all back plus some and I'm going to succeed this 2nd time around. emoticon

Live today to the fullest, tomorrow isn't promised!


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Hello! My name is Shannon. I am currently using the MT Body Makeover Fitness Plan to lose over 100 lbs. So far, the plan is fantastic-but strict! I've gained weight due to a lot of pain in my life beginning at age 14 up to 2 yrs ago. Food was always a source of comfort due to the fact that my family cooked and managed a few restaurants, from Great Gran' to my Father. We NEVER lacked "food" and our family "gatherings"; especially ALL the holidays were HUGE! Laughing, singing, and being with family..yes, feeling good meant having a lot of FOOD! Soul Food at that! With my family, if you didn't eat then you weren't happy so Gran' would make a pan of biscuits (really) or bake you a Sweet Potato Pie (just for YOU to eat-alone). Once I actually lost 50lbs and my father brought me over to their home (away from my husband) and asked if every thing was "alright" between my husband and I (in that Father voice..you know what I mean). This went on until the day he passed away. His little girl had to have curves which meant she was happy but I hated myself for alot of things.

Since then there has been more pain 4 children passing away(1 set of Triplet's @ 5 months), watching my mother go be with The Lord, My father dying of grief for my mother, My eldest daughter killed in Ft. Bragg (she was 35 with 4 children-one was only 6 months old, my youngest brother passed away last year of Leukemia, and one of my favorite cousins; more like a sister "passed" this past February.

I'm gonna do this...I'm going to lose this weight FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL. I'm going to LIVE! No more depression, heartache, and pain. Jesus said that he would go with me all the way! Pray for me, Sister's. Thank you. emoticon

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9/5/14 12:58 P

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Hi! My name is Shea and I have been battling this weight thing for years! I have finally revamped my life to cooking fresh meats and vegetables but my allergies are off the charts during the summer months, and I have gained 10 pds taking Benedryl! This stresses me, and I am here to learn how to cope with the stress instead of eating! I am currently trying to learn how to control my allergies naturally, so I will not continue to gain weight because of my medicine! I have stopped and started so many times, but this time it is going to be different because my mindset is on the future in Yahushua (Jesus) and not the past! I look forward to growing with this group as we all meet our goals!!


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8/31/14 2:04 P

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Hi. My name is Sylvia. I'm 57 and trying to lose the last 30#. Since I'm in the "Second Spring", my role model is Evelyn Shepherd. More than the weight loss, I'd really like to exercise 6 hours a week.

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Hi. My name is Wendy and I am from Philadelphia, PA. I have manage to lose 70lbs but for the last nine months (I am definitely not pregnant) the scale has not moved much. I am 30lbs from goal. I hope I can get help with this group. I have been a Spark member since 2011 but I decided it was time to get active here.

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Hi my name is Linda from Atlanta, Georgia. Spark member since 2012. However, stopped sparking and I am back. emoticon

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Hello, my name is Pharnice.

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Nice to meet you. I am from Louisiana and my goal is to lose 70 lbs.

I am looking for fitbit friends.

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Hi. My name is Maryetta and I am from Louisiana. My goal is to lose 70 lbs.

I am looking for fitbit friends.

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Hello,
I am Michele. I am from Dallas, GA via Bowie, MD via hometown:Chicago, IL. I have been a member of Spark several years.
I need to reduce the amount of pills I take a day by losing weight. Uncontrolled weight gain has made me a text book visual of what it can do to a person medically. Being of short stature the weight is concentrating toward the middle causing fat build up around organs.
I have 10 grandchildren who I want a lot more time with.I have a husband that needs to shed a few pounds as well.

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7/5/14 11:28 P

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HELLO, nice to be on the site. Im Cookie want to lose 30 to 40 pounds hoping that Spark will be an help!

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Hi Everyone,

I'm Sarah. I'm from Upstate New York. I've been a member of SP since 2008, but didn't stay with it. I didn't change my mindset and the weight came back over the last 3 years. I'm back with a new attitude and the goal to change my life, not just the numbers on the scale.

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Hello!

My name is Cee. I'm from central NC. I'd been here years ago, but now I'm back to take charge of my health, body and mind!

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Hello everyone. I am not new. My last post was in 2012. Lots of things happened and I had to tend to them. Now I am back and ready to continue with my weight loss journey.

"Stay focused, prayerful, determined, motivated and you will become successful."

"Keep the Faith and Lose the Pounds!"


"If you do what you always did, then you will get what you always got!"


"Nothing beats a failure but a try!"


"When you know better, you do better."



Love and Peace,
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Hello BBQs! I'm not really new, but I have been away for a year. I fell off track and then I got sick and was in the hospital. Now I'm back and ready to get healthy and fit. Looking forward to sharing.

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It's me again! I am Danielle, 39, mother of four from louisiana. I am bound and determine to loose the weight and keep it off. I realize too that I can't do it alone, and support is definitely a plus! BBQ' ers, help!

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Hello, Ladies. I'm Jaye, I live in NJ and I really need to lose weight. I have done so before on my own, but for some reason, I need support or a way to focus on staying motivated. I also have some new and minor health issues I need to be sure do not get worse. I know I can stop and reverse further damage now instead of waiting for a doctor to tell me I have no choice. They keep hinting about my needing a nutritionist, but I know what to do, I just need to do it.

So here I am for my own vanity and health reasons hoping to find and offer support in this group. I am happy to be here and hope to be posting results soon.

Thank you!

Dear Pounds,

I am tired of our love-hate relationship. You love making me hate how I look. You love keeping me company, I hate that you have overstayed your welcome. It's time to admit this is not working. We must separate and go our own ways. No hard feelings. You can even take the rolls with you.

Thank you,

Your EX-Host


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emoticon !!

Nice to meet you Ms Ladi!!

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"Difficult? YES!!! Impossible? NO!!!!"
~LaLa
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Hello,

I am new to the group. I joined Spark people years ago and never fell through with the goals I made. Now I am back and ready to follow my goals to a healthy lifestyle. emoticon

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A huge part of losing weight is believing you can do it and realizing it's not going to happen overnight.

Dee

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Hello Guys emoticon !! I'm a personal/private chef emoticon , 37, married mom of three and a very busy lady
overall!!!

When I started this new journey back on February 1st, 2014 I was 5'2" and approximately 218 pounds. My goal is to also lose 65 pounds and be in a size 8 by December 31st. To date, I have shed around 33 pounds and lost 2 pants sizes emoticon . I started in an 18 and now I'm in a 14. I may exceed the size 8 but we'll see. I may also get to 150 and want to go down 10 more pounds to 140. I'm really not sure. My goal this journey is to push myself a little bit more. So who knows what the year's end may bring!!! emoticon

"Difficult? YES!!! Impossible? NO!!!!"
~LaLa
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