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This is a great web site where you can learn a lot about nutrition and read about motivational tips...and get motivated by others!
Take control of your health by doing all the right basic things - eat healthy, exercise moderately. Make sure to enter everything into the nutrition tracker. If you cook, enter your recipes into SparkRecipes (under "Healthy Lifestyle" menu) so you can understand the nutritional breakdown of your foods.
You are in the right place for guidance and motivation. Best wishes to you - you can do it!
"You have to fall in love with the process of becoming great." - Oklahoma Sooners basketball coach Jeff Capel
Hope this the right place. I have so many questions but I thought I should introduce myself first. My questions seem really stupid so I hope someone can direct me to where I need to post them.
My goal is to lose 30 pounds. I have been up and mostly down my whole life and I felt best at 120. I am at 160 right now and miserable. My max was 160 at 9 months pregnant. My BP is up according to the doctors (106/77 today) and it has always been low. Doctors keep giving me meds for high BP and they make me swell up, have heartburn, lose energy. This is not the me of 3 years ago. Going in Wednesday to see if I have ulcers. I know I do not.
I sound like a whiner but I have lost all faith in doctors. "Send me to another specialist, do some more tests, send me to another specialist". It is all covered by insurance so why not drag this out!
I Just want to have energy again, lose 30 pounds and do all the things I used to do. Like I said, I have no faith in doctors and their pill pushing remedies anymore!
Sorry for the rant. I really am a nice person, just fed up right now.