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7/13/19 9:01 A

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Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what you are expected to give -- which is everything
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7/13/19 2:21 A

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7/12/19 6:40 P

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Hello and Welcome!

You have dealt with many health challenges recently. That is a lot for anyone.

This community is so supportive and encouraging. Being active on Spark Teams, blogs, and commenting on articles will help keep you accountable and motivated.

Best of luck to you. You can do it!

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"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."



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7/8/19 6:25 A

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Hi and welcome to Sparkpeople. Congratulations on making this move toward a healthier you. By joining teams, you will receive accountability, encouragement, support and motivation. Check out the teams on my sparkpage. We'd love to have you join us on them.

If I can be of any help, please let me know.

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7/7/19 6:22 P

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Hi emoticonRYUSZ01 and emoticon to SparkPeople...Nice to have you with us on the journey to a healthier lifestyle.

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.

It is never too late to be what you might have been.


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7/7/19 2:05 P

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Welcome to Sparkpeople so glad you have joined us

Wow you have been through a lot - you are a survivor and will do well with your weight loss program.

Consider putting up a little of your journey on your sparkpage so that when we come to say hi we can read how you are doing

Also remember to participate as often as possible on all the groups you have joined as that is where you will receive a lot of encouragement and motivation



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7/7/19 10:59 A

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welcome you got lot going on you still here for a reason the lord got you join some of the teams so you can meet others on your journey with us good luck praying for you emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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7/6/19 10:26 P

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Hello,

Just to introduce myself, I am a 46 year old mother of 2 who has been happily married for 14 years (this August). In 2005 I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer in which I had my Thyroid removed went through radiation and was cancer free. In 2012 I had weight loss surgery and lost 130 pounds. Due to my Thyroid doctor adjusting my thyroid medication, I packed on about 25 pounds. Once he regulated my levels again, I did not gain anymore weight, but plateaued where I was. In April of 2018 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, in which I went through a Mastectomy in June of 2018. Fortunately for me I did not have to do any chemo/radiation. However over a year later I am still dealing with reconstructions as I have had a few issues along the way..... With all that said I am truly excited to have found SparkPeople and to get moving with losing these 25-30 pounds that I need to lost.

Some of my challenges are going to be the types of foods I eat. Though I don't eat really unhealthy, For the most part, I do not eat Veggies (though I am trying to change that). I eat very little fruit (Grapes, Apples, Clementine's, and Watermellon). I do eat a lot of lean meats (not fried unless done in my air fryer). But my biggest issue is that I am a carbohydrates junkie and I love Ice Cream (though due to the weight loss surgery can only eat it in small amounts).

Jeez that was a lot... (Sorry).. With all that being said, I am excited that I found SparkPeople and look forward to being part of the community and getting the support I need to help me meet my goals....

Thanks for reading!


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