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What a difference 2 months makes!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

After I hit my all-time high weight of 180, I decided to make another exercise & weight loss effort.

I met one of my neighbors (82 years old) and asked if I could walk with her. Well, I couldn't keep up with her. I didn't make it out of sight of my house! Took me days to recover from that.

Then my Dr told me I was pre-diabetic, etc. etc., and I promised myself I would lose weight.

Around that same time, a lady in one of the Facebook groups I'm in mentioned SparkPeople, and I decided to check it out again.

I joined on Oct 1, 2012, and decided to JUST DO IT.

After a few chiropractor visits and a couple weeks of Coach Nicole's seated exercise routines I started making progress. I never worked out to the point of pain. But I did the best I could do. I figured I owed that to myself.

I took advantage of SparkPeople's fitness and nutrition trackers, health & fitness articles, videos, message boards, motivational posts and blogs, etc. I stayed on the nutrition plan and within the calorie range that was given me to reach my goal.

It's been almost 2 months and I have already lost 15 pounds and a whole lot of inches. I feel better than I have in years. I am wearing clothes that I bought only to discover that I couldn't wear them, and they've been hanging in my closet for over 3 years. Well, until yesterday. Woohoo!!

I am not -- and never will be -- a fitness or health 'nut'. I don't have membership in a health club or any such thing. But I am here to say that the SparkPeople plan works. And I have no doubt that I will achieve my goals because I'm on the winning team!

Thank you SparkPeople and SparkFriends!

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  • CATTUTT
    Major congrats for your accomplishments! Your upbeat, positive attitude is encouraging, and hopefully contagious. Congrats again!

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    2459 days ago
  • MSLZZY
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  • KALANTHA
    Congratulations on your progress and your upbeat attitude! I have no doubt you WILL reach your goals!

    Keep up the great work!
    2460 days ago
  • LOSINIT52
    One foot in front of the other. You have found a winning formula. We all can do this if we JUST DO IT! Well said. Spark on!
    2460 days ago
  • LISAN0415
    That was a very realistic but positive blog. You should be so proud pf yourself for taking this head on and taking care of yourself!

    Keep up the great work!

    Lisa
    2460 days ago
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