Hi Michelle, welcome to our team Yes give up your ideas of diets and join us on a fabulous journey of health! I know you're eager to see results but don't rush in and change everything at once - that can be overwhelming and cause you to give up! Instead change things gradually and build on your success, step by step, day by day, choice by choice - you'll still see results and you'll be able to sustain it. See you in the challenges
Pounds lost: 7.0
Fitness Minutes: (17,880) Posts: 3,332 7/13/12 7:58 P
Hi Michelle and to the team. I think most of us are far too familiar with yo-yo dieting, but as you said, time for a life change no more dieting. Take one step at a time, one pound at a time and you'll be well on your way to making a new healthy life for yourself.
Lots of knowledgeable, helpful and supportive people here and some amazing tools, such as the nutrition and fitness trackers, here on Spark. I am looking forward to getting to know you.
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Hi Michelle, I'm from Philadelphia, what part of PA are you from? Welcome to the Spark Challenge Team, I'm sure you will like it here as you start your journey to a new and healthier you. Welcome aboard!!
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I have inner peace!!
I have the power to change myself!
I have faith in my ability to succeed!
current weight: 192.0
Fitness Minutes: (41,105) Posts: 1,612 7/13/12 4:49 P
Hi Michelle! Happy to know you haven't given up and are still working to figure out how to make this work for a lifetime. :) it all takes time. Eventually it will click.
Get involved in a couple of your teams. The motivation that comes with the people here is amazing.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but one of love, power and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Are you talking to God about how big your problems are, or are you talking to your problems about how big your God is?" ~Joel Osteen ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "The moment you give up in your mind, all of h*ll breaks lose and has a party" ~ Joyce Meyer
current weight: 147.4
Fitness Minutes: (200) Posts: 8 7/13/12 4:16 P
My name is Michelle and I am from Pennsylvania. I am back on the wagon. I am frustrated with losing, gaining, all the yo-yo dieting. I am working on changing my mind set , with the way I think about food and change my approach to a way of life not a diet. But as a lot of you know easier said than done.I look forward to corresponding with you all.
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