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How to Get the Support You Need to Succeed

Get Your Friends, Family and Fellow SparkPeople on Board

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  • I don't have any real support around me. I have no close friends I can have for support so I am trying to do things to keep me motivated.
  • I'm lucky to have a supportive family. I purchased a food n fitness journal, so far so good :)
  • My husband is supportive in words, but I need to get him motivated in actions.
  • I joined with a Spark friend and we each have a calendar and stickers to reward ours selves each day for goal reached and i have so many great friends I going to meet my goals this year.
  • I live alone and the friends I have could care less. SP community is where I need yo bget support, along with felklow water aerobics group
  • I used SparkPeople 6 years ago and reached my goal weight.....now for various reasons I've gained it all back plus another 50. I can't do any exercise except my exercise bike due to many physical problems and I get discouraged very easily.

    Two months ago I relieved my old girls (dog....Misty)pain by letting her go peacefully at the vets. She was 15 3/4 years old and the love of my life....a week later my other girl (Lady) went blind and found out from the vet she was severely diabetic and so I had to have her put down with no warning.....she was 8 and I only had her 2 years from our local OSPCA. I am still devastated and this Christmas was so hard....both my girls were rescues....I got my Misty at 2....she had been locked in a barn allowed out once a day and Lady came from a Mandarin family that was returning to their homeland....

    So now you all know my whole life even if you didn't want too...

    This time I really want to succeed so I need as much encouragement as I can get......

    Thank You
  • I love my SP family!
  • GMBRUCE
    Surprisingly this is a difficult one for me. If I tell my husband or mother it will be bad if I end up letting them down yet again. I started a new job and I'm just not close enough with my new co-workers to share something like this. Not sure who to tell.
  • Good practical advice and ideas :)
  • PISHI54
    LIKE: setting a reminder on the calendar!
  • If your phone or computer has an alarm or reminder feature, use it to your benefit.....
  • VILLIE50
    Today, I will make a healthy meal replacement shake and eat a piece of fruit for lunch.
  • My bother has the habit of buying sugar filled cereal for his kids and for himself most times he does not eat breakfast.
    I have tried to express my concern but he is 11 years older than me and they are his kids.....
  • LOLAWESTCOAST66
    Hello,
    I just joined Spark this evening...so cool! My goal for Day1 is I will create a menu for the next 3 days.
  • VICTORIA122814
    Today, I will walk Two Miles.

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