Welcome. Bebarb has offered some sound advise. Check out the articles and videos available to you on here = there is a ton of information on so many weight/exercise/nutrition topics. Good luck on your journey.
Lin from Peterborough, ON., Canada
10 STEPS TO SELF-CARE - If it feels wrong, don't do it; Say "exactly" what you mean; Don't be a people pleaser; Trust your instincts; Never speak bad about yourself; Never give up on your dreams; Don't be afraid to say "No"; Don't be afraid to say "Yes"; Be kind to yourself; Let go of what you can't control; Stay away from drama and negativity as much as possible. (unknown)
Lost 48 lbs. in 2012 & 13 but gained 30 back!
Pounds lost: 0.0
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Welcome. Glad you're here with us. The weight loss takes time, but, if you stick with it and try different approaches till you find one that works for you, you'll get there. Make sure you do the tracking and look at your reports. That's what will tell you what you're doing right and what might need changing. Exercise is anything that gets your heart beating faster, even if you just sit in a chair and raise your arm above your head or kick out your leg several times. Doing it several times a day will speed up your metabolism and help with the weight loss.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.--Socrates ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ *~*~*~*~*~*~ The only person you need to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
Pounds lost: 11.0
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Hi all. I am a 55 yo grandmother of 1 who needs desperatly to lose weight. I have had a stroke which paralyzed 1/2 of me so I need to lose 100 lbs I have tried exercise, diet etxbut my physician says I am limited as to what I can do. I've exercised both in the water and out. Nothing is helping. Maybe this will be it
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