Kathi, Welcome!!! What a great Mothers Day gift you have given yourself! You deserve it! This was my first Mothers Day since I was diagnosed with diabetes...I was able to eat out and make healthy choices, and really enjoy it!!! Sparkpeople is the best for information, motivation, inspiration... Deb
You certainly know a lot about what you need. You are off to a great staart. Keep talking to friends and post messages, we all help one another so it is good to include yourself and others will respond. HUGS Pat in Maine .
Pat in Maine. I FEEL Healthier every day with my Spark Tracker. I will do it slowly I like it that way. Toodle-ooo! and Toodle- Pip! JUST DO IT!
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Happy Belated Mother's Day. Can't think of a more important gift than the one you are giving yourself by joining Spark and taking control of your health. Great to have you on the team! Post often and tell us the good, bad and ugly of how you are doing. We can all relate. Most of us have been there in some way or another. The team is comprised of helpful, caring and informative members. Glad you have joined!
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welcome for sure!!!! join in daily and post and maybe use the blood sugar forum to post your sugars every morning..it doesn't matter what it is but that you do it daily and have the backing of others out there to encourage you in your journey again welcome to sparkpeople the lady mary
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i can do that, but not on a tuesday for that is my day of thrust in the opposite direction - off the starboard bow over the hurdles, and down the shute.
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people often say that motivation doesn't last. well neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. zig ziglar
Hello! My name is Kathi and I decided on Mother's day that it was time for a change. It is time for me to get control over my weight, and start feeling like me again when I look in the mirror. Multiple health issues over the past couple of years have affected my metabolism and I popped on 50lbs, and that extra weight has to go! The tools SP provides are so encouraging and helpful...I am positive that I will be successful in meeting my goals - lowering my weight, better control of my blood sugar, gaining muscle/strength and less pain.
Two of my friends have also joined me in this quest, and I am hoping my sister and daughter sign up also!
I already feel happier, knowing that I can take control of this part of my life, and the results will improve the quality of my life!
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