starting off with a short challenge was a great idea! something small and very achievable! Success breeds success! This team is great and awesome in the support department- they are wonderful people and I can't imagine you will be anything but comfortable here
~Tiff~ SW 01/01/13: 189
2% goal: 185.22 Met 2/6/13 5% goal: 179.5 Met 2/21/13 8% goal: 173.88 Met 3/30/13 10%goal: 170.1 Met 4/12/13 12% goal 166.32 Met 5/23/13 15% goal 160.65 Met 7/14/13 18% goal: 154.98 Met 8/9/13 20% goal: 151.2
GW: 125 "Seven days without exercise makes one weak."
Welcome! and congrats on taking on the 3-day challenge! I'm going to give up chocolate for 3 days which is going to be so hard for me - but I'm excited, too. It'll be nice to prove to myself that I can give it up without dying! LOL!
We're glad to have you on the team!
Edited by: MILLERISHEALTHY at: 11/14/2012 (13:12)
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Welcome Sue - Indygirl is a fantastic inspiration. If she could do it how can we have any excuse to fail? I joined SP in May this year and spent the first few weeks just getting used to using it.
If you want to lose weight using the tracker daily and measuring portion sizes were key for me. Plus realising I wasn't on a diet that was going to end but instead making long term changes to how I eat.
Wishing you the best of luck in whatever you want to achieve.
Welcome, you are in the right place, come back at least once a day, take it one day at a time, one meal at a time, one exercise session at a time.
I read something awhile back, that if a person has a LOT of weight to lose it, remove the pressure by eating 8 oz of food when you get up in the morning, then every three hours after that eat 8 oz of food, until you go to bed, don't eat anymore until you get up the next morning. Also, don't tell anyone what your doing, there will just be too much said about it.
I also encourage eating 1/2 your weight in ounces of water a day and 1/2 your weight in grams of protein a day. Try to exercise 10 minutes three times a day if just starting to exercise. Isometrics are a good starting point if mostly in a chair. Wall pushups when in the bathroom has helped me a lot.
I live in the EST, posted for need of challenge leaders.
Ohio is the state I was born in, raised in, and lived in all my life!
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