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Get involved with our challenges. They are fun and a great way to jump in, get motivated, motivate others and meet others with similar goals. Commit to spending time taking care of yourself and everything else will start falling into place!
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I have found the exercise videos to be awesome. A lot of them are less the 10 mins, you don't need special equipment or clothes. I will do them while I am watching tv, during breaks at work, whenever I can grab a few minutes. I have also hung workout ideas around the house. I have a preshower workout, brushing teeth workout. The kids may like that too. I have to do better preparing food for the week, but having the eating plan has helped me to get more fruit and veggies into my body. This team is always here to talk to. We are all in the same boat, and love new passengers!
Good Luck and Drink Water
current weight: 201.0
Fitness Minutes: (774) Posts: 11 10/31/12 10:28 P
hey there...30 year old...soon to be 31 and have been battling weight for about 7 years now.....basically since I had my daughter....but this time it's differnt...been feeling really down and realized I have lost myself, so this is a BRAND NEW approach to weight loss for me...this is going to be my journey....I am going to find myself! Welcome to join me! :)
current weight: 198.0
Fitness Minutes: (38,829) Posts: 215 10/31/12 9:37 P
Welcome ,I hope you find ,as I have, that there is so much support on this site and this team if you need anything we all help each other out so dont be afraid to ask anything Cant wait to get to know you better hope you find what you are looking for here
Luke 1:37 For nothing is impossible with God
current weight: 179.2
Fitness Minutes: (65,671) Posts: 9,335 10/31/12 6:41 A
Well, hello!! to both Spark and the team!! Congrats on making the decision to take care of you!! Be proud of yourself, hold your head up high and be ready for tons of support from all of us as you travel your journey!! I look forward to sharing in those journeys!!
current weight: 280.4
Fitness Minutes: (871) Posts: 18 10/30/12 4:31 P
Hello! I am in a similar situation. I work full time have 4 girls and I seem to have been telling myself that I can't change. I'm too busy. I know that's not true, it's just what I seem to fall back on. I am really trying to change that mentality. I want to live a more productive and healthy life. Plus when my kids grow up and have a life of their own I will have massive health problems and I don't' want that.
Welcome to the team. I'm here if you ever need anything.
Join in our monthly and weekly challenges. Our monthly challenge is focused on fitness minutes. For every 1000 fitness minutes the team accumulates, I will be donating $1 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Here's the link to the monthly challenge thread:
Hey everybody! I am new here to Sparkpeople and this group. I am 30 something and loving it, but not loving my weight so I need to change that. I work full time and have 3 kids, so life is chaotic. I have use this excuse forever and today it will change. I need to find time for myself and to get motivated to do this for me.
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