I'm so excited to become a co-leader for this class team! A little about me:
* like most members of this team, I joined in early May, 2012 * I've always thought I should get fit, but never took much action (and now I am 54!) * An Arizona native, I live in Phoenix. It is HOT! * My two greyhounds are a joy in my life, and keep me walking every morning.
Username DesertJulz because I live in the desert, and my nickname is Julz.
Julia Sonoran Desert Joyfully owned by two retired racing greyhounds. Happily vegetarian for over 40 years.
Team Co-Leader: SP Class of May 6-12, 2012
140 Maintenance Weeks
Fitness Minutes: (30) Posts: 1 5/6/12 11:24 P
Thank you for your welcoming words. My name is Deb. I have 30-40 pounds to lose, so I appreciate your support, motivating words, and suggestions. I have been down this road so many times and thought I'd never travel it again. But, sadly, I put the weight back on and am starting over.
I am a life long veteran of the weight loss wars and have been on Spark People since July of 2011. Why do I call myself "100x50"? Well, my goal is to lose 100 pounds by the time I turn 50! I've lost 30 pounds since I started my journey, just over a year ago. I'm 6'1" tall and was over 358 pounds when I started paying attention again.
I also understand how frustrating a plateau can be. I've been dealing with some health issues that are greatly hindering not only my ability to lose weight, but my mood as well! But you know what? I haven't given up, so I haven't failed.
This is my first time leading a team, and I am very excited. I hope I make you feel as and supported as SP Class did for me when I first signed on.
"Fill yourself with wonder so you don't have to fill yourself with so much dinner." - Victoria Moran
"Everything I let go of has claw marks on it." - Anne Lamott
"We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough." - Helen Keller
As I am setting up this thread I will go 1st My name is Linda this time around I have been with Spark People since October 2009 I was a member back in 2007 My Journey really started before I found this site back in 2004 I hit an all time high of 208 pounds and being just 5'4" tall was way to much weight for my small frame. I have been at my goal weight since May 2011 Almost a year. I am co leader of other Spark teams You will get to know me better Glad for the opportunity to share this journey with you!
Have fun and enjoy the ride
Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )
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