The road to success is not straight. There is a curve called Failure, a loop called Confusion, speed bumps called Friends, red lights called Enemies, caution lights called Family. You will have flats called Jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance, insurance called Faith, a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success.
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Welcome to the team! To be honest, I don't eat a lot of grains either. I get most of my carbs from the fruit and veggies that I eat. I am gluten sensitive and the gluten free stuff just isn't the same. I eat so much protein and veggies. I do try to throw in beans or something like that each day too. Great job at your 50 pounds lost!
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"Even on the days you just don't feel like going to work, you still go, right? It's the same with exercise." -Professional Volleyball Player Gabrielle Reece
Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. - Emily Kimbrough
The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea. --Isak Dinesen
I'm new to the team, but not new to Sparkpeople. I've been using Spark on and off for about 4 years. Moved back to Minnesota about 2 years ago from Alaska. Just never took the time to find a Minnesota team. I've lost 50 pounds doing a low carb diet. I am climbing my way back up the carb ladder now that I am approaching my goal. I am up to 40 carbs and have added back some fruit and nuts. I love low carb eating...never hungry, have always liked meat and cheese and I am eating more vegetables than I ever have in my life. Looking forward to meeting everyone.
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