I am also new to this group as well as new to SparkPeople. My challenge to exercise is a cardiac problem. I found seated exercise videos on the site and I am going to try that. I prefer morning exercising and I have a lot of weight to lose so any tips to stay motivated are appreciated.
current weight: 237.6
Fitness Minutes: (30,467) Posts: 3,459 1/10/14 9:58 A
I am right there with you .. weight, commitment, family history, focus on other .. we could be the same person. Today is day 5 but I missed 3 days so its really DAY 1 for me too! I have 80 pounds to lose and the shadow of my Mother's health to get out from under (she died at 61 from heart and weight problems and I am almost 58 with heart and weight problems).
Post whenever you can and we can encourage each other!
Good day all, I so need to start taking my heart health seriously. I am 100# overweight, and have been for years. I come from parents with plenty of heart and weigh issues. But for now, for today, my focus is on ME. I have decided today is Day ONE of my feeling better and doing better for myself. I am looking forward to the journey. I know it will be a struggle some days. I have serious commitment issues when it comes to taking care of myself. (always easier to focus on someone else) I don't know that I will be posting on the Team Page everyday, but I WILL be posting every bite that I take; every day. Looking forward to getting to know you all.
Edited by: GYSPY-DRAGONFLY at: 1/9/2014 (15:42)
Truly a Michigander, but it seems I have GYPSY in my blood. (Michigan, Florida, Michigan, Washington State, Michigan, Las Vegas, Michigan, Texas) YEP, that's all of them and in that order.
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