Hey MSJY88, I'm with you. I'm 47, and chasing my youngest son, who is 7. I also have two teenagers. Visit my page for team ideas and full story.
I agree with DMBEANER03. Start out slow, and find something you like. I started out with an easy 20-minute walk video from Leslie Sansone. I started doing that 3x/week, back in August 07. I'm now doing her 3-mile walk on alternate days and doing 5+ miles on my stationery bike on the other days.
It takes longer to lose weight in our 40s, but it can be done--slowly, surely and permanently!
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." --Mark Twain
Everyone: I am new to SparkPeople. I am 48 yrs old working mom and perimenopausal. I have an 8 year old daughter and she is reminds me of when I was much younger, thin and trim and full of energy. Nowaways, no matter how much I diet and try to keep moving...the middle tire keeps growing...really hard to keep motivated...If anyone has any tips and tricks to keep motivated...I would love to hear from you...msjy88
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