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Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of myself.
I pledge to take control of myself, to stop making excuses, and stop blaming other people or situations.
I pledge to treat myself as I would my best friend, because that is who I am.
I pledge to stay in the race and to be a WINNER!

SIGNED: 12/27/17 RondaJo
Signed 07/04/08 RondaJo
Signed 09/08/18 RondaJO


LIVING IN THE MOMENT 2017--

I AM NOT GOING TO WORRY ABOUT YESTERDAY
I CANNOT CHANGE IT

I AM NOT GOING TO WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW
FOR IT NEVER COMES

I AM "ONLY" GOING TO WORRY ABOUT RIGHT NOW!
WHAT HAPPEN 5 MINS. AGO IS PAST
WHAT HAPPEN NEXT MINUTE NEVER HERE.

THAT ONLY LEAVES THE NOW!!! AND I WILL SUCCEED!!

10/23/17 Hi! Think it has been almost a year since i was here. I'm not a happy camper. It seems like I'm never going to lose this weight. Been trying to shake it since 2008. I keep giving up! So here goes again another try. Someday one of these have got to take! I remember when I try to quit smoking I quit over and over again without success until one day I succeeded so hopefully that's what's Happening Here. So this should be my successful round. I also took long breaks in between trying to quit smoking but one morning I woke up decided that was it I quit and never smoked again. Wish I could do that with food but we can't and I think that's what makes it harder to lose weight is because we can't just quit food. We need food to stay alive. So here goes to another round; round one and I don't know how many attempts throughout the years but here goes. Wish me luck!!

favorite quote: " Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses."

- Norman Vincent Peale


Member Since: 12/25/2010

Fitness Minutes: 40,822

My Goals:
2019 WL
Jan. 1 229.8
Feb 2 233.6
March 2 235.0
April
May
June
July
August
September 262.4
November
December


By Dec 31, 2018 to weigh 179.4

Jan. 1, 2018 244.4
feb 1, 2018 233.4
March 1 ...224.2
'April1 ..219.0
May 1 211.8
June 1 204.2
July 1 202.8
July 17th: 199.8 below 200 today! Woohoo
Aug 1 204.8 :-(
Sept 1 205.4 ;-(
Oct
Nov 1
Dec 16 226.4 :-(
Dec. 31, 179.7 Goal weight!





My Program:
I try to lose at least 1# per week.

1. Track all of my food to stay under 1800 calories
2. Minimum of 10 minutes of fitness daily and at least 90 minutes weekly
3. Positive self-talk at the beginning of each day (note I love this goal!!!)
4. Eat at least 5 servings of fruits and veggies daily
5. Drink at least 8 glasses of water daily
6. Develop a plan for eating out at restaurants.
7. Plan & follow menu
Every 10 lbs I loose I get a reward! Last reward was dumbbells; I plan to be down 30 lbns by Jan and then I'm getting my haircut and colored! That will make 30 lbs down. DONE! Need to lose 7 more to get hair done again- (every 30lbs) goal set for 5/1. I'm getting my hair done 05/02!! Another 30 gone!



Personal Information:
I am 61 and need to lose over 100 lbs. I've lost 27 pounds since 10/22/17 when I returned to SP. I live alone and don't have any family close by; so I need friends on SP that will keep me accountable. In 2008 I was 185 & kept gaining from there. In 1997 I wore a size 6 now I'm a 3X. I would like to get down to 145lbs.

Starting weight was 275 on 10/22/17 Goal weight is 140 (By March 31, 2019)

Update 221.8 3/7/18
Update 212.0 4/25/18



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