Today I saw a Healthy heart vs fatty heart on Dr. Oz's program and it really scared me into finally doing something for myself that I have put off for a long time. Here's to a healthy lifestyle BEGINNING Nov. 29, 2013!
11/25/2013 9:52:37 AM
Hi everyone , I just started today ,I'm excited and have already read some success stories and hope to post my own as I move along on my journey to a healthier life style...Bye.
11/19/2013 12:17:54 PM
Hi everyone. I'm 32 years old & weigh 237 pounds. I was down to 177 when I got married 4 years ago, but the extraordinary stressors have made me lose my way. I eat all the wrong things & while I am pretty active, I have arthritis in my feet, which gives me an all-too-convenient excuse to sit on my butt. Add to that that I feel I have sooo much weight to lose & it all feels hopeless. I came here b/c I saw a blog where the girl was very much like me and she lost 97 pounds with the help of this website. I'm hoping I can find and stay motivated here.
11/5/2013 11:33:03 AM
HI, MY NAME IS VICKIE I AM 57 YRS OLD AND I HAVE STRUGGLED WITH MY WEIGHT ALL OF MY TEENAGE AND ADULT LIFE. I WEIGH 235 LBS, I BROKE MY LEG THIS PAST SUMMER AND IT WAS ABSOLUTELY MISERABLE TRYING TO GET AROUND ON ONE LEG WITH ALL THIS WEIGHT. I HAVE TWO BEAUTIFUL GRANDCHILDREN THAT I ADORE AND I REALLY WANT TO BE AROUND TO SEE THEM GROW UP. SO....I'VE NEVER DONE ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE AND I HOPE THAT I CAN FIND THE MODIVATION I NEED HERE TO HELP ME GET ON TRACK. THROUGH THE YEARS I HAVE GONE ON DIETS AND LOST WEIGHT ONLY TO GAIN IT ALL BACK. I AM A DIABETIC AND THAT LIFE STYLE HAS BECOME VERY DANGEROUS SO WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR IS A NEW MINDSET ON HOW I VIEW FOOD. I'M VERY BUSY WORKING 2 JOBS AND FIND THAT I GRAB FASTFOOD MORE THAN I SHOULD. ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR QUICK MEALS THAT WILL BE EASILY PREPARED AND PACKED?
11/2/2013 7:36:28 PM
Hello my name is Gwyn and this is my first experience with message board. I am 72 years old and for the last 5 years have been in denial that I am peripatetic.I am an RN. and thought I knew everything I needed to know about diabetes__ Wrong!!! I am struggling to stay motivated but have found the trackers so helpful. My problem is I am tired of cooking and would rather eat cereal.Unfortunately my husband needs to eat too any suggestions?
Hi!! I just turned 54 earlier this month ( October). I have noticed over the last few months that my clothes aren't fitting as comfortably as they used to and that I just feel "stuffed" all the time. I was born with a degenerative bone @ muscle disease @ after several reconstructive surgeries I now have to be in a wheelchair full time. I'm looking for ways to exercise from my chair so I can tighten my stomach muscles and strengthen the leg muscles that I still have. During the summer months I can use the pool to exercise, but in the winter it is a different story. I don't drive any longer so going to the "Y" to swim is not so easy, therefore I'm searching for ways to exercise from my chair. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!!! I would be happy if I could lose about 5-7 lbs. within the next month or so.
Hello I'm Norma, 62yrs and 300+ lbs. I came to this group because I have tried for years to lose weight. Obviously, unsuccessfully. I have 2 grown daughters, both slim and fit. They keep telling me to lose weight. I realize I need to lose weight. I may be fat but I am not stupid. I think my problem is I eat the wrong food, not large amounts. Anyway that is me in a nutshell. Any help would be appreciated.
I am looking for support from real people. I live in Georgia. Although I am 49, I have two young daughters who are 13 and 6. Although I am smaller now than I used to be (lost 50 lbs), I feel stuck and lost. I can't seem to lose any more no matter what I do. I need some new motivation. I need to get back the "joy" of weight loss. I want to be excited about it again. I feel myself just wanting to give up and start eating again. I need help to really jump-start myself again.
9/25/2013 12:07:54 AM
Hi there I'm Suzanne, I found this site because it was mentioned in the two workout dvds I just bought called "The Spark". Anyway I'm 32 and 5 ft 10 in tall, and weigh 178, my goal weight is 155. I never worked out much before, but I'm really getting into these spark workout videos...im here mostly to keep track of my diet and exercise, and to stay inspired. I'm also open to any suggestions or comments.
Hello, I'm New here, found the webpage by looking for a place to enter my recipes by ingredient to get a calorie count for my husband. He is losing weight by counting calories and wont eat my cooking without a calorie count! So, here I am! The recipe builder is fantastic and now I can go back to cooking the way I want to!!! (0: Thanks, Desiree
At the beach in Massachusetts for the summer....hoping to lose 25 lbs for health reasons to keep up with my grandchildren and to look great in some new fall clothes...love reading the boards...I need some encouragement!
Hi, I just came across this site the past week. I'm a single mom and have two children. One graduated college two years ago and is out of the house living on her own and totally independent! The other is just starting college and living at college. So now I am an empty nester (at least part time). Over the years I have put on over 100 pounds and now it's time for me to get serious and take care of me. I want to be healthy to be around to enjoy grandchildren, hopefully, one day. By the way, I will be 56 in September. If anyone would like to partner with me that would be great. I need the accountability!
7/19/2013 6:37:02 PM
Hello, I am Evon and have always battled with my weight, the older I get the harder it gets to stay motivated....Need help or at least someone who is going through the same thing.
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