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KAKONOLADY SparkPoints: (22,569)
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10/3/12 3:40 P

I had the same thing happen!! I didnt want to fall of the wagon in the first place but got pregnant and was too scared to follow through with exercise and healthy dieting (losing weight) so I just stalled out and abandoned sparkpeople!!-I didnt want to hold my self accountable!!_Now that my daughter is here (born 7/23/12) --the spark has been spreading like crazy!! No one can stop me now but myself and so far so good!!- I've had my husband trying to derail me but nope because I have made up my mind and know where I want to be by this time next year!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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10/3/12 3:25 P

I totally understand what you are saying....I felt it recently too. Something has clicked and I realize that this is my LIFE. I'm in it for the long-haul. I know what I want & I will get there. :)

Good luck to you on your weight-loss journey! :)

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10/3/12 3:22 P


10/3/12 2:19 P

I get it, but once you truly make up your mind you can't be stopped. I find myself asking myself as I take a walk when it's raining, or get up to work out when I'm tired...."so do you really mean it?" And I tell myself "yes I do". It works great!

LALA_1012 Posts: 1,364
10/3/12 11:21 A

You will do it this time, I'm sure! I did that for 3 years and finally in July I sat down and made up my mind! I have lost 12lbs since and I will stay on track this time! Good Luck!

10/3/12 9:04 A

Sometimes it just takes a while, but you are smart to keep looking for that shift and being open for change to the better. Spark has great motivational articles to keep you focused. I do know what you mean, I used to call them "false starts". Spark is a wonderful place to be able to keep that focus; because the focus is on the whole you and not just your weight. My weight is being shed so slowly that I think, without Spark, I would have folded weeks ago. With Spark, after 3 months, I'm fitting into clothes that used to be too small and had a great report from my doc on how much healthier I am.
Hang in, because THIS TIME _ YOU'VE GOT SPARK emoticon emoticon

Edited by: NEWSTARTNANA at: 10/3/2012 (09:04)
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10/3/12 8:46 A

I'm ready guys! Ive been struggling for the last sx months to get back on track but I can feel that I'm ready this time! :) That right there is a big sucess for me! I havnt lost much weight yet but each time I've tried to get back on track with my diet and fitness my mind set was never fully there. This time it is! WOOHOO :)

I hope someone knows what I'm talking about

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