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Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )
I am " (we are) spiritual beings having a human experience " Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Amethyst BLC Fall 2012 to Summer 2013
2012 Fall 5% Challenge Community Team Casual Travelers t0
2013 Spring & summer 5% Challenge Community Casual Travelers
BLC22 CAMO CREW Squad Violet Assassins
Previous BLC 17 to BLC 20
“Fail to plan, plan to fail.” Carl W. Buechner
There is indeed a lot of info on this site, and many tools to help on our healthy changes mission. Take your time looking thru the site and learning, adding one or 2 small change at a time as your body adjusts. The fitness page has many exercises we can do, mixed in with a lot not so helpful for those with RAD (at least not when starting out). Check out the exercise website of Spark's CHAIREXERCISE team also, for those days when fatigue or flares make any movement seem a monumental task. They have hundreds of videos you can do seated in a sturdy chair! Just click on the team logo on their homepage to access it. I have dropped over 100 lbs, still have at least 50 to go, but even better than the weight loss is the increase in energy and overall health because I finally found ways to exercise here, multiple ways so I don't overtax any joints.
"Mountains DO move...One stone at a time." ~Rick Beneteau
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach
With exercise, doing some is always better than doing none. - Spark article
MAKE THE BEST FOOD CHOICES YOU CAN TODAY - and then, try it again tomorrow!- Dr. John La Puma, M.D.
to the team! You're going to love SparkPeople and you're going to love this team.
Blessings on your new journey!
One pound at a time ...
So glad I found this group here on Spark! And so glad that it's called RAD, not just RA, whoohoo1 I just joined here today and am getting everything set up. Wow am I glad I found this team!
I've got about 85 lbs to lose, I've got RAD, and I really really want to be feeling great by my 48th birthday. I came here for support, for tracking, and for information. And boy is there information here!
"You choose, you live the consequences. Every yes, no and maybe creates the school you call your personal experience."
-- Richard Bach