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  • CARRIGAN4
    Now is the time. I am upset with my weight gain. I know what is good nutritionally
    and preach a good line, but what I say and what I do are not the same. I would like
    to get back to my goal of 3 months ago of Vegan Before 6 because I felt better.
    With my diabetes diagnosis, I was trying to combine too many factors, and went back
    to animal protein. I actually craved it. I gained 5 pounds. I am determined to be plant based as much as possible, and need to track carefully. Has anyone else had an experience like this? Today I started a new chapter. - 3/16/2014 9:40:52 AM
  • what did you have for supper. white castle hamburger and 2 fun size hershey bars and 2 cups water - 3/7/2014 2:09:29 PM
  • Ok I've been here a little while and have been losing weight but I have had some problems the last 2 weeks and found out I have a large cyst on my ovary so I am having hysterectomy in a few days. I will have a large incision and Dr says no gym for 3 weeks. I am going to need some help on how to keep up with my motivation and my workouts after this surgery. Does anyone know where I can get some easy workouts to ease into that don't involve my tummy. he says i can do arms or legs to start that don't stretch my tummy. I am so upset about all this I was doing so good and now a set back. I don't want to lose my motivation. Feel free to send me some information or tell me where to find this info. - 3/6/2014 11:11:47 AM
  • HI I'M NEW HERE . BEEN TRYING TO LOSE FOR A WHILE STARTED TO HAVE LEG AND HIP PAIN SO HAVE NOT BEEN WALKING MUCH. - 3/4/2014 5:03:18 PM
  • LINDASOTHIN
    2014 will be the year my life will change. I am looking forward to loosing weight and gaining confidence. The most important thing in my life is getting healthy. - 2/19/2014 9:15:17 PM
  • MAYLONIE
    I hope this is the right place to submit my goals at this beginning stage of my participation: I am prediabetic and have high triglycerides. I have been advised to lose weight and get on a low glycemic diet. So, at this point I want to plan for I am eating for at least 3 days beginning tomorrow, 2/16/14. - 2/16/2014 8:11:44 PM
  • GOLDBUG83
    I am new to this community.. what i am looking for is a guide to make a daily menu plan that will keep me on track of my low carb/low sugar plan. I would like any suggestions on where to find this type of daily menu plan... i find that if i have something that tells me what to eat each day that i can stay on track better. - 2/13/2014 9:47:20 AM
  • SEPAGE101
    I have just started this week tracking my food. I have done well, but I have not weighed on the same scale that I started with yet to know how much I have lost. I hope to post more in future. Thanks - 2/8/2014 4:38:32 PM
  • Starting over again,have got to lose this wt. to help with my health issues/pain,got to start somewhere. - 2/6/2014 7:29:48 AM
  • Hi, Im Christie -a single mother of 4 grown children. I REALLY want this program to work. My body image makes me sad & stressed out. I look forward to meeting everyone on here & taking in some good tips to help me out, - 2/3/2014 3:00:10 PM
  • SERVICEZOO1
    Down 10 lbs. in just under 3 weeks 90 lbs. to go. - 2/2/2014 2:29:01 PM
  • EJANE2014
    Hi, I'm Jane and new to Spark People a couple of weeks ago. As of last Sunday's weight-in I am down 8 lbs. I am a recent diabetic and have some heart issues that are new as well. This seems to be working and I need it to. I love the way the site keeps track of everything. It helps me stay focused. - 2/1/2014 1:12:43 PM
  • TINYMELISSA
    Hello my name Melissa and I am a mother of 5 beautiful kids and was blessed to get to stay home with all of them for 17 years but it took a real toll on my body and mind about myself. I love candy and use it to make everything in my life better it is what i can control when things are outta control. I am so uncomfortable in my own skin know and really need to make some serious changes in how i eat and get myself back for my mental sanity and can't wait to be comfortable in my own skin again. - 1/27/2014 2:47:46 AM
  • HARPSFLY
    Hi,
    I'm Cassandra. I need help! I have been fighting my weight all my life, and I'm sick of it. I will be 50 in Dec. and I refuse to enter the next 50 yrs weighing what I do now. Which is the most I've ever weighed in my life. 190. I exercise everyday, eat right, but the weight is not coming off. I am in the early stages of menopause. If there is anyone out there going through the same thing, and have had some success in this area please give me some advice. Thanks - 1/20/2014 7:27:32 PM
  • Hi, I'm Jerry -- I'm sort of parallel Dave (Classof(2 comments. One additional item. Recently began using the Spark Activity Tracker and am very please with it. One of my biggest challenges is late night snacking. Good Sparking to all. - 1/14/2014 12:30:28 AM

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