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Hi, this is LadyLimes I am retired and joined this group because I need help reaching my goals of loosing 20lbs, need to track my calories and have been living a sedatary life since retirement five years ago. I have back, neck pains and suffer from fribomyalgia. I also have notice some weight gain and not as flexible as I use to be. So I got a stationary bike and have started to excersice 30 minutes a day and notice that I am more mobile now. So happy my niece told me about this group and decided to join it. Now I am able to count my calories as that was one of my problems. Ttyl Report
Hello everyone: I am looking forward to having more energy and endurance to live a wholesome lifestyle from now on. Thank you for your encouragement. Report
SparkPeople help me get back on track. Seeing the breakdown of what I consume at each meal and how it shapes my day, helps me stay honest and real with myself. After about one week I feel lighter, I have more energy, and my aches and pains have subsided. My body is changing. Even with a five pound weight loss, calculated today, I feel smaller and lighter, as if my body has changed dramatically, which it hasn't! It reminds me of how attached I've grown to my obese body. My padding has been a buffer. I have felt formidable and large, when in fact I am short and small boned, under my padding. Losing weight frees me, the me I feel is inside the obese me, but the small person me feels very vulnerable and scared sometimes. My obesity has been the portable, personal hiding place. It feels like a great accomplishment, when it doesn't feel like an obstacle. Maybe others have felt this way too. So, I'm just trying to be gentle and kind to myself so I can stay on track, because the bottom line is I feel great! Report
Been in Spark 50's 60's & older since 2008 - Now going to try a new avenue to make the goals happen! Jojo Report
Hi I'm Denise and I'm excited to begin this journey to better health with you all. Report
Good morning, My name is Nancy I am looking forward to this program I need help loosing weight.
HI my name is Cindy I want to join the team from Madison Indiana since I only live one hour from there. How can I join the team???? Thank you Report
I am new and am so looking forward to loosing this weight and meeting great people in this great community. TY Have A Blessed Day everyone... Report
Great community. I will try to contribute and learn. Thanks Report
Hi i am Patsy and joining sparkpeople to help me lose weight Report
thank you all.... Report
This is my beginning.......please come with me on this journey to be the person i was meant to be. Report

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