I am pretty new here too! I have to figure out the tracker at the bottom. I like that. I have to lose about 60lbs and I am 5'2". Reading and seeing pictures of all those that have made it or are seriously on their way has been so inspiring!
I'm new here too. Just completed my first week and dropped two pounds. I started by tracking my foods for the first week. It really made me make better choices and be more aware of what was going in my mouth. I'm only 5'2" so I can totally relate to feeling like a walking beach ball. Glad you are here.
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 49 11/12/06 11:56 A
welcome fellow shortie!! pull up a step stool and have a seat. all the tools here are wonderful and so are the people. i havent ran into a icky person yet. this is the only place i know where i dont get judged. you are really going to like it too. good luck and have a great day. by the way, GO VIKINGS!!
Welcome to Shortville! I agree that one of the first things you should do is start tracking your food and pay attention to nutrient intake like fat, sodium, fiber, calcium...all the important things people should be concerned about now to prevent problems later. You can set that all up on your MySpark page. Just click "change diet goals" and go through and add the nutrients. I've found that trying to meet my nutrient goals as well as my calorie goals have helped me to make better food choices. Also, start drinking more water. It really helps keep the metabolism jumping...and you for that matter! You'll be in the loo alot, but your body, particularly your skin will thank you. That's all I can offer right now (still waking up...), but if you ever have questions or want to chat, visit us in the 5 foot 3 and under Forum. See ya around!
Edited by: KEMJOHN at: 11/11/2006 (09:06)
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Welcome! I am 4'11 and also look like a walking beach ball.... Or as I like to call it a potato on with toothpicks sticking out of it and an olive head! LOL I don't carry any weight in my legs and hardly any in my arms.... Downside is that I am higher risk for health problems.... AND I HAVE NO HIPS so it would be nice to carry at least a little there!
WELCOME!!! Bonnie Rose
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 150 11/10/06 11:33 P
I'm new I barley found this site today and I'm really excited about it I'm 5 feet and no inches so being that I've gained weight I look like a walking beachball.I would love any advise to be given and would like to make some friends
My body is too sexy to be hiding under all this fat!!!!!
Inside me lives a skinny woman crying to get out but I can usually shut her up with cookies and chocolate!!!
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