It's ironic, isn't it, how much things change between our childhood and adulthood, haha! But no matter what has happened in our past, we can't change that - all we have to deal with is NOW and making changes today will give us a brighter tomorrow so I'm really glad you have found us and joined the team!
Sounds like you are on the right path because you are already seeing progress - good for you! I always suggest taking baby steps for lasting change instead of trying to 'change everything at once' and feeling overwhelmed as a result. I'm looking forward to getting to know you thru SparkPeople so be sure to post blogs and messages often!
Lynda from Orange County
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit."
Welcome to the team ! So not sure I understand. You were skinny and then you got heavier cause of tonic ? Or over eating cause ur mom was scared you would be too skinny ?? For me I was skinny and didn't know it. Lol mom made me feel like I was heavy. Funny what we go thru as a kid.
loving myself as i am beautiful inside and out!!! Think positive .. you can do it!!!..... i do care.��Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.� � Don't give up we all can do this!! Lost 110 pounds so far! i am loving it! I am now exercising 50 mins a day working up to 60 ! Keeping active is so important! classylady~Geri
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Hello to Everyone. I'm new to this, so please take that into consideration when you read this.
When I was a child, my mom worried because I was so thin. The doctor told her not to worry about it, and that when I stopped growing up, I would start growing wide. My mom didn't listen and made me take a tonic every day, anyway. So, here I am now.... 64 years old... and I've been fighting to control my weight most of my adult life.
I have great hopes for this program, and am seeing some progress already.
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