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Monday, December 02, 2019

I've been a member of Sparks for many years. I originally lost total 40 pounds. The challenges were the ticket for me. I was able to write down everything I ate also. I no longer an able to stick to that. I've tried several times. My progress in the last few months was holding my own but tired and sluggish.This last month due to increased stress and taking in my troubled 6 year old grandson with his birth mother who he doesn't even know now pushing for custody after she signed off all her rights almost 6 years ago, getting him into counseling, on some medications for adhd, trying to get his Dad to get his act together, the emotional eating is out of control,exercise is non existent.

My goal is to be aware of what I put in my mouth, only easy 1 dessert or sweet snack a day. And I bought a new recumbent bike to help get me back into being active. Small steps. And of coarse continue to check in with Sparks.
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    I know how stressful life can be at times. I am sorry you are dealing with so much. I like your goals for this month. You'd be amazed at how much just those 2 things can help. Once you get those steps down you can expand upon them. Even if you just do 10 minutes on the recumbent bike each day will be better than none. emoticon
    172 days ago
  • BEFIT020
    Small steps is the way to go, for sure! Then build on that!
    You got this!
    175 days ago
    The emotional stress you are going through sure does cause other challenges to you physically. I’m so glad you got a recumbent bike to exercise. I know that your grandson is a high priority for you right now, but remember you have to take care of yourself. If you can fit in 5-10 minutes of meditation a day, that may be helpful to you also. I’ll continue to pray for you! emoticon emoticon
    180 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/3/2019 10:28:51 PM
    Take care of yourself during these trying times. Best wishes for your December!
    180 days ago
    I'm sorry to hear of all your troubles. I pray you will find strength to get through this.

    Good luck and take thing one step at a time.
    180 days ago
  • BARBIE176
    I am sorry that you are still having so much stress in your life. I am praying for you daily. I like that you are focusing on only one thing this month. Baby steps are the best way to achieve success. I hope you are able to get your recumbent bike assembled and will enjoy it. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    181 days ago
  • APEG202
    Sending you strength as you go thru this!
    181 days ago
  • CANDOK1260
    emoticon A few small steps equal one big one.
    181 days ago
    One step, one day at a time. emoticon
    181 days ago
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