Good Luck to you, New Kid...we are all here to help and this is a great and active group. You may a great first step by joining Spark (isn't it great that it's free!!!) Much success on your journey!
Kathleen Mary Elizabeth...but you can call me Kathy!
People are born so that they can learn how to live a good life --like loving everybody all the time and being nice. Well, dogs already know how to do that, so they don't have to stay as long. - a 6yr old who lost his dog
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went - Will Rogers
current weight: 244.0
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for joining SP and this team. Alot of wonderful people here who will support and motivate you, if you need/want it. Good for you for taking the first steps.
"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it"...Margaret Thatcher ------------------------------
The right motivation won’t let you quit. Oh sure, you may have setbacks and you may get discouraged, but it will never stop you from taking two steps forward. ----------------------------------- Being defeated is often temporary, giving up makes it permanent.”
Hi my name is Stacy and I just joined a week or so ago. (I know, I should have introduced myself sooner...) I am 25 and have about 45 pounds to let go of. It's amazing what can happen when you from a very active job where you're always moving and going, to a desk job. I also have an equally overweight cat named Fudge (ok maybe not equal, but he is a whopping 18 pounds. He's a very good eater.). He is my four legged child.
Anyway, I've decided to really make a conscious effort to change the way I live my life. I want to be healthy and in the best shape I can be in for the long term. I don't want to be one of those people who goes back and forth with their weight their whole life with subsequent medical problems. I've seen the heartache and physical pain of doing that very thing from my parents and my grandparents. They're the types that are always looking for the "quick fix" or the weight loss "secret". I don't care if I have to do it the old fashioned way and sweat a little (or alot), I'll feel like I've really earned it and remember how hard it was so that I can finally keep it off for good.
I'm so glad to be a part of this group. I adore all you guys at SP. This should really be mandatory for anyone who's goal is to live better. It's only been a week and you've already changed my life.
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