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LYNMEINDERS's Photo LYNMEINDERS SparkPoints: (180,318)
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3/3/11 10:27 P

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Hi and a big welcome from Dunedin New Zealand...

LYN
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keepYOUR FOCUS ON YOUR GOAL AND DO WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO GET THERE

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2/16/11 11:18 P

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emoticon & emoticon to the team! Slow is good! The weight didn't get here overnight and it certainly won't go away that fast either. Hang in there and great things will come.

Tammy

Co-leader, Tortoises Unite!

I'll keep working at it. I'm worth it. You're worth it too.

Every day is a new day. Gotta keep on keepin' on, no matter what!

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2/14/11 5:45 P

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emoticon & emoticon LIBI HAPPY YOUR ON THE ROAD TO GETTING HEALTHY. emoticon

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2/14/11 2:14 P

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Welcome to the team!

~**Michelle**~
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2/14/11 7:29 A

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Welcome Libi! We are all in this together.

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2/13/11 9:29 P

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well done on the weight loss and exercising. emoticon

Wendy
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2/13/11 8:18 P

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emoticon glad you were able to get your medical issues taken care of emoticon

Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )

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2/13/11 7:30 P

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2/13/11 5:49 P

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Hi Libi! I'm from southern Idaho. Glad to have you on board! emoticon

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2/13/11 4:06 P

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2/13/11 12:16 P

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Welcome to the team! You have overcome some amazing challenges--you should be proud that you're here ready to improve your life!

Welcome!

Erin
Minneapolis, MN

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-Ralph Waldo Emerson

"...every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end."
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2/13/11 11:25 A

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Shirley
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LIBILOU's Photo LIBILOU SparkPoints: (19,506)
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2/13/11 11:18 A

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I plan my meals in the morning. If I don't, I don't always go over, but I don't eat as well. In fact, I don't eat enough anymore, often going under 1200 calories. Which, according to my doctor, is just as bad as going over my calorie limit. I also don't eat as healthy if I don't plan.

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2/13/11 10:59 A

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emoticon from sunny coastal NC! Your doctor is right a slow & steady progress in weight loss will last longer than a quick drop then regain. Work on your tracking for both food and fitness and do small steady steps each day to make them a part of life.




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2/13/11 10:47 A

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emoticon from North Carolina, Happy Valentines weekend.
Have a great day with your kids and don't forget to track your food, I track- plan meals for the whole day in the morning so I can have a treat for a snack, hope that helps. Its better than
tracking at the end of the day and you go over.
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It's not where you are today that counts. It's where you are headed.
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2/13/11 10:41 A

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I'm up in Orem.

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2/13/11 10:37 A

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emoticon from southern Utah area - where are you (generally?)

Lisa L. South, RN


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2/13/11 10:31 A

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emoticon from Illinois!



Nothing changes unless something changes.

I am a treasured child of the most High God
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2/13/11 10:15 A

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You sound like a very interesting person and one I would love to get to know better. Welcome, You will do well with this team (no pressure). emoticon

"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."


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2/13/11 10:02 A

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Hello everyone. My name is Libi. I'm a single mom, part-time bookkeeper, full-time accounting student, and full-time care-giver.

2 months ago I had surgery to completely remove my thyroid, which had grown to enormous proportions. It was pushing on my jugular, had shoved my wind pipe out of the way and was pressing on my esophagus. Now all the years of not being able to exercise without feeling like I was going to die makes complete sense. I also couldn't lose weight without almost starving myself.

All that has changed since the surgery. I can exercise now (up to 30 minutes of step without wanting to die), and I seem to be able to lose weight. I'm using the Nutrition Tracker to help me eat healthy.

I'm currently losing 1.5 pounds or so a week. That seems to be discouraging, but my doctor said it was much better to lose the weight slowly. I'm going to listen to him.

I'm glad to have a place where I can get support for my slow weight loss. I look forward to meeting you all.

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