Welcome Carmela. Remember to track for a while so you can see what you're doing now and make up a workable plan. Trying to do it all at once is a recipe for failure. Like Ironbess said: " mini goals." Many small steps instead a one huge leap.
Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habit - Charles Givens
Welcome Carmela! (I welcomed you on another board too I think). We have similar goals. I'm aiming for 50 lbs and have lost 11 so far. Only have to do that a few more times eh. It can help to break it down into mini goals. Using the food tracker is a good place to start here on SP.
In the great shipyard of life it helps to be a little dinghy.
Pounds lost: 2.0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 9 11/12/13 3:20 P
Hello, my name is Carmela, and I have made up my mind that it's time to get the weight off! I know I can do it, but I had to make up my mind and get serious about it. Now I am on the path to taking control of my weight and believing that I will reach my goal of losing 53 pounds. Encouragement from others is always good, and I need as much of it as I can get!
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