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emoticon Ronasul, it can be a very slow process. Keep logging in that may help you on your journey emoticon

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My goal is to loose weight and to get healthy again. Some of the medicine that I am on makes it hard to loose weight and makes me feel like I am in a loosing battle.

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emoticon Klaroche1515..I know what you mean about diabetic medications. I have 32 more lbs to lose. It's very hard to lose weight on some of the medications.i take two different type of insulin. They are the hardest.....good luck emoticon

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My goal is very simple for right now and that is to get under 200 lbs. I weight 212 right now and I am having to take some serious diabetes medication that I do not want to do so I have to lose weight. So hopefully I am on my way.



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My goal is to get healthier, stronger and more confident

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emoticon I want you to live too. Get your ticker....go to start page under welcome select account....next select community....select signature &sticker....design ticker to track what you want to track...good luck Thomas emoticon

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7/23/15 7:04 A

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My goal is simple. I want to live.



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My goal is to get a better understanding of pre-diabetes and what I need to do to get my over all health under control to prevent the onset of diabetes


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I'm hoping to learn better eating habits and exercise more with this challenge. I am going to take it one day at a time. I also hope to learn and use some tips, advice and maybe even a few new recipes from others and see if it can work for me. I know everyone is different, but learning and working together can be a positive thing in this healthy lifestyle we have chosen. I also hope to continue not to be on medication and continue to keep my A1C down.
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7/17/15 11:27 A

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Good start emoticon

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Goals are to learn as much as possible and to apply that to my life and get it under control.



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I'm always happy when I see someone taking their doctors advice and start with a plan to change. The only way I broke my addiction to sugar was not to have it in the house. Good luck. emoticon

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I am new to this forum, just starting with SparkPeople. I am pre-diabetic and my doctor told me if I do nothing at all and just stay as I am, I will be diabetic in a few short years. I have personally known people to lose limbs, lose sight, have their organs shut down and die from diabetes. I will not allow my lack of self control to get in the way of God's great plans for my life. I am taking back my life. I joined the YMCA and have started exercising. I am desperately trying to cut my addiction to sugar. This is a battle but I am willing to fight.



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emoticon I relate to sparked150. Only I'm a very slow learner diagnosed 20years ago.. Not a lot of information or access to it. Got angry and went through the 7 stages of grief. Final surrender to the diagnosis and took 2 or 3 oral medication. I gave up and laid down. I quit fighting for myself. After 5 years into my disease oral medication didn't work the doctor put me on insulin. Again went through the 7 stages of grief. Now I'm fighting back unfortunately I have heart disease and neuropathy related to diabetes. I applaud all of you who are fighting back and taking care of yourself. You are worth it. Never to late! I believe exercise and proper diet can reverse diabetes( this is my personal believe. And I'm on a journey to reverse my diabetes and get off insulin by january 1st). This is my Goal.

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I can relate to you hidden harbor, I was diagnosed in 2012 and have not taking it seriously. I am now on increased metformin and on my way to being insulin dependant unless I get my act together. I have been looking though the articles on Diabetes here on sparkpeople and they are very informative.

My goals are to lower my daily glucose lever, go for walks three times or more a week, and be a conscious eater.

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emoticon Welcome abroad hidden harbor. Your doing good. Taking control. Best of luck emoticon

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new to the board - setting my goals.

I was diagnosed 5 years ago. I haven't taken it seriously. I took meds, sometimes. Ate what I wanted. Disregarded "advice" - As you can guess - that didn't do so well. Last week checked in - my A1C is 8.1, I am now 290 pounds. High blood pressure, High Cholesterol.

Had a talk with my Dr. about ongoing increase in FBS numbers - and he added some new meds, changed some and we're going for bang - going to see him in 1 month. New meds have brought my FBSs down by 100 easily, and still dropping, I feel fewer headaches. Now trying to get food under control.

First 30 days I've given up soda. Trying fewer carbs. Diligently taking meds.

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emoticon Best of luck. That's my goal. emoticon

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I have now been taken off all diabetes meds wish me luck

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I have got my blood sugar under control for the first time in 15 years

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I am achieving my goal of getting stronger and healthier as my swimming endurance is longer for each stroke that practice. I got a good report from the doctor-- it was the follow up visit from the stroke that I had in June. In time the doctor does not believe that there will be any evidence of the stroke.

Just keep focused and your dreams will turn into realities. With God as your Master Trainer, all things are possible!


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Goals : 25 lb weight loss
3 strength training sessions per week
5 cardio per week
Progress: 3 lbs lost
1 strength session complete
2 cardio

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At the end of this 8 weeks my goal is to be below 200 and to be consistent in my exercising 6 days a week. emoticon

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every VIRTUE at the testing point ...Pilate was merciful till it became risky.
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emoticon Me too!!!!!!! emoticon

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I am tired of the excess weight and I am ready to do this. My goal is to lose 50 lbs by Christmas. I am sick and tired of being SICK and TIRED!! emoticon

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Hey,

My goal is to lose 20 pounds in 8 weeks so I may not have to have knee replacement surgery. They say for every 5 you lose it takes 10 off your joints.

My other goal : My 18 year old grand daughter left for army basic combat training on Monday. So I am going to try to match my challenge on this team with the unreal challenges that she will be going through in July/Aug. in S. C. I stopped crying about this and got to work instead.

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Hello My goals are to lower my A1C by exercise, better food choices and lots of water. I take anhour for lunch and want to walk at least 2o minutes of that time.

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So happy that I lost my first 2 pounds. The challenge for me is to keep losing just a little bit more.

Marie

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emoticon Good luck keep........ posting it help to keep you focus on you goals emoticon emoticon

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HI, I am new to this challenge. I am a 47 year old mother of 3 kids living in Russia. I have no support system here so really need this challenge! I have been spiraling out of control in my eating and sugar intake. My blood sugar is borderline high and my energy levels are null...My mother has type 2 diabetes and can hardly walk...We live half a world apart so I feel helpless in helping her. But I know I need to help myself first.

My goal is to get to 190 by September, that is a 25 lb weight loss in 2 months.
This weeks goal is to do 5 days of exercise 40 minutes or more. with three days of strength added to my usual routine.
I plan to cut out sugar, wheat, and corn from my diet.

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My goals are to lower my A1C to prevent further complications, learn to make healthier choices when it comes to eating and to lose some weight while I'm at it 😄

This is only the beginning of something great!


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My short term goal is to lower my A1C by the time I go back to the doctor in three months so that I don't need to start testing my blood sugar daily. I also set a goal of 260 by September 30, 2015. I would also like to work on my sugar addiction. I have cut out cokes this week and am drinking tea with stevia instead, when I am craving something sweet.

One pound at a time, one mile at a time, one inch at a time - I will get there.


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My short term goal is to gain control over my food consumption and my long term goal is to lose another 175 pounds.

Your goal is not to see how strong your will is, or how much you can persevere. Your goal is to figure out how to make it as easy on yourself as possible, to set up your environment so it pushes you towards success, to stack the deck in your favor.


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My challenge is to get back to healthy eating habits and improve my sugar levels.

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This is a good place to get the support you need emoticon

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My goal is to get back into a healthy living with diabetes and my other healtrh issues.

Just hoping you all are seeing hoe the Lord has blessed your today.


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My long term goal is to prevent becoming pre diabetic. The following are my short term goals:

1. Write out a weekly menu with the right amount of carbs, protein and fats
2. Watch serving sizes
3. Limit high - fat foods
4. Exercise daily for 90 minutes or more



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Thank you. emoticon

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Sorry you lose connection. That happen to me last April I felt lose. Glad your back. emoticon

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I lost 6 days as no Internet connection. Did my best to keep on track. My scale showed a little less so my goal this week is to be much stricter with myself.

Marie

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6/28/2015....Week 1 Day 3..... Start off today negotiating with myself. Step on scale had a small bounce up. To make things worse my BS was over 200. Looked at what I ate yesterday. And throw out the food. I know what works for me but I keep trying to add different food. Never works. Einstein' theory of insanity: "Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results." Ended my negotiation with a compromise. I shorten my walk to 30min. emoticon

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30 minutes is a good start. Even 10 minutes work. Small changes one day at a time.

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This is new to me. My goal is get moving. I want to start by getting 30 minutes of exercise a day ( no excuse)

keep on keeping on


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i just bought the spin x for my arms, i think they are showing it on hsn or the other one this weekend, i found it on amazon. its pretty neat and fun. you can google it, dont give up alot of the google info came thru as the spinx :-) in egypt

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6/27/2015 week 1 Day 2 still feel committed to this challenge. Today's goal is exercise for a total of 1 hour. Finished my walk 2 miles in 37 minutes. I have 23 more minutes to reach today's goal. Feeling good about that. I weight daily because I had heart surgery about seven years ago. And I have to take blood thinning medicine and a big change in weight can tell if I'm bleeding internally. So days weigh is 206.

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I'm not sure if I am doing this correctly. I joined the 8-week Diabetes Weight loss challenge team. I believe I am supposed to state my goals on this forum. I would like to be consistent with exercise. I have always struggled in this area. I hate to exercise. It seems that the most I can force myself to do is 60-90 minutes a week. I have read many articles about diabetes. I have attended diabetes education classes and I understand how important exercise is for diabetics. I'm hoping that being a part of this team will motivate me and help me to be accountable. Of course, losing weight with exercise is always a plus. Right now, I want to get consistent with the exercise.


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I would like to loose about ten pounds and see an increase in my energy. I am going to do my best to keep within my calorie limits and increase my activity levels. Little steps.

It is never too late to be what you might have been.


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We were eating out to give me a break from cooking but we have accepted that once in a while is cool but not once a week.

Marie

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im struggling to get the 10lbs off that i gained from Christmas 2014 thru my birthday in April 2015. the true message to me is to never let this happen again!! the scales know.what you have been doing :-) if you are like me and my family, we celebrate everything with food. going out to eat is the ultimate joy, we tend to "over eat" even at salad bars. this battle is not easy, i do the best when i track my nutrition, even when its bad. my friend and i shared a large french fry at 5 guys the other day......750 calories.for half.......i've been told vinegar helps cut the carbs on fries, i hope this is true. way back when our parents were always served a pickle with a sandwich, maybe they new a secret . i hope it helps. also they ate their biggest meal at noon time and didn't eat after sunset. we each have to design our own plan, i can't stay on a strict diet where someone else has designed it, so tracking is the answer, you can have what you want and/or plan head. good luck, remember the tortoise won the race. emoticon

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I have lost my first pound but the downside is that I went out for a meal last week and it has taken me a week to lose it. That aside I weigh less thsn when I started so my goal is to stop eating out and rely on my home cooking.

Marie

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Share my goals?
I'm not really a goal setter--I just like to be mindful of what I am trying to accomplish and move in the right directrion.

However-for the sake of cooperating:
I was diagnosed mild-diabetic--A1C at 6.6 3 weeks ago and went bonkers--actually got mad. I have a family FULL OF DIABETICS but I had escaped, UNTIL NOW. AND I WAS MAD, REALLY MAD at the diagnosis. NOW - I too had to start all of that counting STUFF---etc.

SO--here I am, calmed down, reading up on all of the 'things' I need to do to get myself back out of this 'mess' with my numbers, altho I understand I will always be 'diabetic' so I'm trying to 'learn the drill.'

GOALS:
*read all I can to get 'educated'--I'm a Sr. citizen but need to learn to eat again
*just accept this new way of life and learn to be 'ME' as I always was-nothing has changed about ME - I am still ME--only thinner, and wiser--already lost 5 lbs emoticon

I'm not on meds, and don't want to get there
I'll do whatever I need to do to remain in the MILD range
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6/25/15 11:12 A

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Hi. I also take Metformin. I have been back on it for about 9 months too. However, I am only pre-diabetic. I feel that if I can lose the weight I too can ditch these pills. I take enough other medication for non-weight related conditions.

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6/25/15 11:04 A

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hi, im on your side. ive been taking metformen for almost 9 months now, i would love to ditch the pills, i believe it is possible if we stick too it. i have read and seen on tv about many people who have lost lots of weight and fixed their health problems,type 2 diabetes being the top of the list.
good luck, im praying for you.

the truth will set you free


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WEPRAY2GETHER's Photo WEPRAY2GETHER Posts: 27
6/24/15 4:50 P

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MY goal is to live a healthier life, to be fit and learn how to eat to live. I want to give the Doctors back these pills and Depend on the fat of the Land

We all are free when we come out together


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6/23/15 6:16 A

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I aim to continue what I started. So far so good.

Edited by: BREEZYBOCCA60 at: 6/25/2015 (12:46)
Marie

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6/23/15 4:14 A

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I like what Trish, 'eclipse' has to say. similar goals here. Want to stick with something and sick of starting over and over. My self esteem suffers and so does my health.
so, document what I eat, less carbs and observe what triggers overeating, which is usually at night. I can go all day without eating.
good luck to all !

Roxy

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6/22/15 6:57 A

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I aim to to better today than yesterday.

Be Strong. Live Long.


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6/21/15 10:12 A

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I want to take control of my health and bring my weight down. emoticon

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6/20/15 10:40 A

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My goal is to take control of my life and respect my body. I must come to terms with my new condition and strive to bring my sugar levels and weight down.

Edited by: BREEZYBOCCA60 at: 6/25/2015 (12:46)
Marie

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6/19/15 7:39 P

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I'm not sure what kind of goals I can actually accomplish without feeling like a total failure!

1. exercise! 3-4 times a week for 30 or more minutes
2. track! and not just breakfast
3. less sugar! tough one
4. carbs! try to figure out how many I can eat without problems

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right � regardless of what may come your way.


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6/19/15 5:13 P

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My goals is to be more diligent about checking my levels.
Too accept I am now diabetic and have to deal with it.
To learn better eating habits.

Summer slimdown 07 SW= 222 GW= 192


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6/19/15 1:18 P

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To those who are diagnosed as pre-diabetic, I just want to say a couple of things (learn from my experience):
- I love that you guys are getting it under control NOW! I thought being pre-diabetic was just information from the doctor like, "so you're pre-diabetic... just be more diligent..." type of thing, rather than "if you don't make changes now, you WILL become diabetic." I completely ignored it. I also feel they should provide all the nutrition guidance at this point instead of later (I got a 7-hour group class and two 1-hour private session with a nutritionist when I got diagnosed with diabetes).
- Once you get diagnosed with diabetes, even if you have it under control at the next blood test (that would be me), you are forever known as having diabetes, which leads to my last point...
- The threshold of your other "numbers" is different for diabetics, meaning if you weren't diabetic and your HDL, LDL, etc. numbers were X, then you were okay, but because you're a diabetic, your number have to be lower/higher than non-diabetics (depending on what is being referred to), and if it's not, you need medication if you can't lower it on your own.

I was able to get my A1C down to where it should be, but I wasn't able to get my LDL down to where it should be for diabetics (99, by the way), so I'm on medication for that. Anyway, this is my 2 cents based on my experience. I'm not a doctor, although I try hard to partner with mine.

God, husband, daughter, and scrapbooking... these are a few of my favorite things.


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6/19/15 11:10 A

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My goals for this challenge are
Lose 10 lbs
Walk 30 mins every day
Learn more about pre-diabetes and what I can to become healthier

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6/19/15 8:24 A

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My goals are to

- make eating healthier more standard
- get away from a sandwich at lunch time
- lose 10lb
- to get my waistline back under control

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6/19/15 4:28 A

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My goals for the next 8 weeks are as follows:

- lose 10 lbs.
- track my food intake daily
- walk 3 times a week
- add strength training once a week
- do my physical therapy exercises

God, husband, daughter, and scrapbooking... these are a few of my favorite things.


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6/19/15 3:09 A

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emoticon My goals are to lose weight to #1: Help with foot, neck and back pain and #2. To look attractive when I entertain & sing in our band #3. To have the energy for entertaining a crowd.

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6/18/15 7:37 P

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Set Goals for this 8-Week Challenge:

Eat 1500 Calories a day
30 Min a day of Moving - 5 days a week (Keep track of all Activity)
30 Min a day of Strength Exercises - Lower and Upper Body (Keep track of all Activity)
Lose 2 Lbs a week and keep a record of progress
Lose inches... Measure your weight loss and keep a weekly record
Make better food choices
Drink daily required water intake and keep track of it
Watch my food portions - Use a smaller plate
Drink 3 glasses of red wine or less a week with a meal
Get feeling back to normal in my legs and feet/Improve circulation
For every 1/2 hour I sit - I need to get up and stand or do something for 10 minutes
If watching T.V. get up and stand or move during the commercials
In 8 weeks time my goal is to lose 56 pounds
Keep a daily journal of my progress... Recording my Triggers.
Get down to the heart of why I am protecting myself in body fat and why I need food to comfort me emotionally.
Love myself the way I am now, fat and all, and be confident that I can manifest a newer, healthier and better body for myself.
Don't let my perfectionism get in the way of accomplishing my goals. (Allow for mistakes, hug myself, get back on track and for Goodness sake forgive myself and don't be so hard on myself if I veer off these goals... Which leads to the next goal...
Have fun... Be Happy ! ... Enjoy !... Be Light !... Vision my top Goals and let them go... Do not obsess or punish myself during this process... Trust that the outcome will happen and I will make the right choices when the time comes as effortlessly as possible...
Most of all succeed with these goals for my well being - Mentally and Physically.
Don't forget to ask for Guidance when needed... After all they want you to succeed and live your perfect optimal health just like you see it happening for yourself.
Reward myself for all accomplishments. You are so giving allow yourself a reward.
Know you can do this naturally and effortlessly - I do not have to suffer or enjoy any less time in the kitchen to reach my goals... I do not have to sacrifice taste to make better choices... My love of cooking will direct me to the right spices, leaner proteins, less fat, more fruits and vegetables, while monitoring cheeses, sauces and dairy products. The Gourmet Foods and dishes I so love to cook can still be done. but. in a much healthier and wiser way... I am a great inventive cook and will make the right choices when I cook my meals... I will make wiser choices, choose healthier eating and better habits for myself, watch my portions, and still be able to put the love and care I like to put in each dish without any weight gain... This will help me with my success.
When I quit obsessing over my food I know I will lose the weight easily and naturally... My choices will come more naturally and I will enjoy the experience of a meal as it should be enjoyed... In the moment ! If I find myself reaching for that second roll or more helpings... Stop!... Ask myself, " Why I am not satisfied ?"... "Why do I need a second helping?" Am I really hungry or am I just helping myself to more food for comfort, hiding emotional pain, or simply to gorge? Get to the emotional part of this process... Ask myself why am I not satisfied with a small portion? Do the work !... Be Honest to myself and Deal with the Emotions it may drum up and record all thoughts and revelations in my journal... Be loving with myself during this process... I am worth it !
And JUST BELIEVE... In the next 8 weeks my Good Intentions and Positive Attitude can and Will Manifest a Healthier, Thinner, Wholesome New Me and to Enjoy, Love and be Kind during every moment of this beautiful transformation.

Thinking and doing it, makes it so! Just Believe!


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6/18/15 4:33 P

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Just joined this challenge/group. I recently had a doctor visit where I was told I am pre-diabetic but if I can lower my weight have a good chance of stopping the process of moving on to diabetes. Currently taking sugar pill, two pills for fibromyalgia and cholesterol pill. Doctor did take me off the high blood pressure pill. My goals through this challenge are to cut back on my sugar intake/junk food, walk by counting steps, hopefully loose weight, eat healthy and overall become healthy. Having fibromyalgia and working a desk job 9 to 10 hours a day plus commute makes it hard to exercise but I have bought a fitness tracker and have began to count my steps as well as monitor my sleep.

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6/18/15 4:13 P

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I'm out9 weeks out from total hysterectomy and hernia repair for cancer and cancer free so I want to get my diabetes under control and live healthier and lose wieght.

Edited by: GRAMSJC55 at: 6/18/2015 (16:14)
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6/18/15 2:26 P

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My goal is to eat healthy and to add on exercise. I hope to lose enough to bring my A1C down.

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