and welcome to the SP Family and this team. We are glad to have you here with us as you can never have to many friends when it comes to support and help. Be sure to check out the food and fitness trackers as they can help keep you accountable. You will also find lots of nice people here who are always willing to help out when ever they can. I am so glad to hear that your husband is doing much better and now you can focus on you. I want to wish you much success on your new healthy eating lifestyle change to lose weight and get fit.
Actions speak louder than words.
Don't worry if you falter now and then, just be sure to try again. A little bit of healthy guilt can work wonders.
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current weight: 190.0
Fitness Minutes: (183,094) Posts: 41,187 1/16/10 12:59 P
I am a 76 year old woman who has dieted and exercised for most of my adult life. I have attained success many times only to regain the pounds but for the most part maintained my weight at an accceptable level. Then 4 years ago my husband was diagnosed with cancer and my lifestyle made an ubrupt U-turn. Everything became about his needs (rightfully so) and my needs were put on the back burner. For the strength to deal with this, I turned to poor food choices. Over the past 4 years I've gone up about 40 lbs. Now my "miracle man" has beat the odds and is in remission. Suddenly I have my life back and the strength to deal with anything that comes my way. I can do it this time!
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