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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
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.
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!
Been in Spark 50's 60's & older since 2008 - Now going to try a new avenue to make the goals happen! Jojo
Hi I'm Denise and I'm excited to begin this journey to better health with you all.
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
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...
Great community. I will try to contribute and learn. Thanks
Hi i am Patsy and joining sparkpeople to help me lose weight
thank you all....
This is my beginning.......please come with me on this journey to be the person i was meant to be.
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