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DEB2448 Posts: 203,834
7/6/13 1:39 A

Welcome to Spark People. This is a wonderful site full of many useful tools to help you with your weight loss journey. By joining a few teams you will get support and motivation from other members. Good luck in reaching your goals.

0309COOKIE Posts: 8,436
7/5/13 4:02 P

Welcome aboard!


JAMBABY0 Posts: 15,384
7/5/13 3:57 P

Hi and welcome. So glad you are here to make a change! Get familiar with everything here. I am adding some links to teams you might like, good luck on your journey.

WWILDFLOWERR SparkPoints: (22,486)
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7/5/13 3:23 P

Well here, we go...ha! emoticon Not to good at this yet. Ummm, I joined Sparks for support and advice because I can't do it by myself! I have proven that repeatedly for years. emoticon I need to lose 50 pounds. I have type 2 diabetes and do a good job of maintaining my blood sugar with food and exercise. I am not on any medication or insulin.

I retired last year and have tried to fill my schedule by volunteering at SHC once a week, (they help the needy, feed the hungry and homeless). I'm a Master Gardener at America's #1 Rose Garden in America, officially recognized as such as "The San Jose Rose Garden". A Master Gardener helps maintain over 3500 roses in the garden by dead heading, cleaning, weeding, mass pruning once a year or any other chores that may be required to support the non profit organization. I have a veggie garden in my yard. I also take a Zumba class 2 days a week. OMG it is so much fun! I can hardly believe it! emoticon I play cards one afternoon a week, pinochle.

I'm very fortunate to live near and have access to the Senior Center. There's a great gym at the center that I have been using for 2 years. It has everything for cardio, strength training, stretching and more.

My reasons for wanting to get rid of 50 pounds:
Better health
Keep diabetes under control
Feel better
Have more energy
Move easier
Relieve for my joints
Look better
Be more confident
Maybe live longer

Seems I have more top say then I thought…thanks for reading about my plight and me! Smiles

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