welcome,brenda.............so glad you have joined us........we are all here together for some common goals.........there are many tools on sparkpeople...........using them will help toward reaching them..........wishing you success with your lifestyle changes............blessings and hugs........lita
There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.
When you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world
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greetings and welcome... our careers cross some... I am a speech language pathologist.... blessings
Terri, Princess of the Terri-tory~~Sure is hard to be a princess around here. WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN RARELY MAKE HISTORY *to be enlightened is to be without anxiety over imperfection. Allow myself to find happiness in the only place that it can be found: my real messy, imperfect experience Anon + Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You” Dr. Seuss+ SorryTHX,Forgive,Love+
I lived in Madison, Wisconsin for a little over a year, and began working for UW Health as a receptionist. A week ago I received a promotion within the organization and now work in Behavior Health as a Referral Representative; which has been a goal of mine to obtain a position like this because it uses my interest in Behavior Health and my degree in Sociology (which I guess defines me as Mental Health Professional...kind of weird to think that now, but really cool since I worked hard to get to this point). My job prior to this (reception) stuck me behind a desk a lot, so I did not get a lot of exercise. That and I didn't eat too well, and I have had side effects of medications that has caused me to gain weight. So, I'm getting myself further connected on Spark People with the idea of keeping myself motivated. And, hopefully, continuing to lose weight.
“When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past.”
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