What a wonderful incentive! Helping someone else is sometimes the best way to actually help yourself! But...
don't forget YOU are important, too, and remember that everyone, including you, is entitled to take the time for you alone!...
You'll find a lot of encouragement and some great tools here--AND, SP has a special sign-up for youngsters, too, a great place for them to find support from their peers! I know, a friend of mine who's a single Dad has a 15yr old...
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called
Hi, Im Samantha, Im 39 and a wife, mother, step mother, hairstylist, i have 2 children living at home. And i may have 2 more here soon. I am a step mother to a total of 14 kids and have one of my own. YES ITS ALOT!!!!!!! but I wouldnt change a thing... I am wanting to lose the weight for myself, my husband who I love with all my heart and is supporting me, and for the 2 children that may be moving in come June. I need to be able to keep up with a very VERY active10, and 11 year old. I may not weigh in much for I do not own a scale for they end up maken me stop for I dont see the results I want as fast as I want. Yes I know its not the scales fault but I also do not want the 11 year old to think that a life revolves around a number on a scale, Yes she is on the heavy side so I am hopeing that once she is here we can work out together even if it is just walking the dog, or walking around our neighborhood.
wife, mom of one, step mom of 14 Mini Goals lose 10 pounds by June 4 lose 2nd 10 pounds by July 21 lose 3rd 10 pounds by Aug 29 Lose 4th 10 pounds by Sept 20 Lost rest by Nov 11, 2012
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