Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
MARJORIEWRIGHT's Photo MARJORIEWRIGHT Posts: 13,712
7/26/12 3:46 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thank you for sharing.

 current weight: 183.4 
 
196
182
168
154
140
FLYINGTOFREEDOM's Photo FLYINGTOFREEDOM SparkPoints: (72,477)
Fitness Minutes: (70,794)
Posts: 10,588
6/14/11 2:10 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I was worried about my two girls 3 years ago before joining sparkpeople. that is one of the reasons that I joined. My 5 year old came to me and said I have a fat belly. that scared me. Since then, I have done a lot to change how I feel about myself, how I look at myself, how I eat, how I exercise, etc. I make myself a priority and it shows. I may not be near my goal weight, but the other benefits have far outwieghed the weight I haven't lost yet. My daughters both prefer, string cheese, apples, carrots, etc. as opposed to junk food.
They will eat more veggies, more protein, drink milk, juice, water decaf tea before soda.
They think that this stuff is a treat as opposed to expecting it. we dont even eat fast food anymore. we occasionally go out to a sit down restaurant. the other day my daughter was at the playground and another girl told her friend that she was too big to play on the equipkment meaning she was too fat. My daughter not only stuck up for her and made the ohter girl leave, but then she told me that when you call people fat that it makes them feel bad bout themselves. I'm proud of the fact that I'm showing my daughters a good role model. They do not have weight issues nor do they have body image issues. I fought very hard not to make the same mistakes my mother made with me.

1 bite at a time = 1 choice at a time.
Choice is in our power; take the power and run.

Co-Leader of "Emotional Eaters"

Nothing is forever why not live for today and make it the best day ever.

I am my best friend.


 current weight: 202.5 
 
247
230.25
213.5
196.75
180
HEIDIBB's Photo HEIDIBB Posts: 144
6/14/11 1:30 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
This is a must read if you have a daughter... mine is now turning 7 (joined this group when she was younger!)... but this expresses everything I've felt from the time I found out I was having a girl!
saltandnectar.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/gue
st-post-the-amazing-and-complicated-%E
2%80%94-my-mission-to-raise-an-all-aro
und-healthy-daughter/


“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who really make it in this world are the ones who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, they make them.”



 current weight: 188.3 
 
199
189.25
179.5
169.75
160
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Parents of preschoolers (2 to 5 years old) Thoughts, Games, and Support Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Favorite reusable products for kids' lunches? 7/16/2013 5:53:28 PM
What new thing have you done lately? 8/1/2013 3:06:37 PM
Places or Sites to Visit A-Z 7/25/2014 2:29:13 PM
Son won't poop in the toilet 2/27/2014 3:42:23 PM
Parenting issue: How do I stop the screaming???? 8/12/2013 5:32:56 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=6086x22488x42423982

Review our Community Guidelines