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6/13/20 11:15 P

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Happy birthday and congrats on the weightloss.

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6/12/20 11:49 P

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Hello!

I'm back to Sparking after a decade of letting my physical health suffer due to focusing almost exclusively on my career.

Since early April, I've shed ~30 pounds (I only weigh myself once a month) by eating consciously and exercising to reverse the physiological atrophying that had set in over the past decade.

I'm about to turn 45-- tomorrow actually-- and I knew I needed to get things in hand now or likely suffer consequences later. So, I'm focusing on my health and well being with the same intensity I'd put into my career. Let's just say that when I set my mind to something, I can be a bit... intense. :0)

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Be caring, patient, gentle, compassionate and loving whenever possible, and never forget to extend those qualities to yourself.


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5/31/20 8:20 A

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So, I think it's been 5 years since I was active here...yikes! In the interim, my little have become teenagers and my oldest just turned 20, I had my thyroid removed (that has made things interesting, for sure!), and most recently, my knees decided they didn't like supporting my weight, oh, and I broke my foot when I jumped off the deck to check on my husband (deck stairs gave way as he was going down them and he ended up on the ground holding his side....cracked a few ribs, but considering he has enlarged kidneys due to PKD, I was freaking out a bit...hence the jumping off the deck instead of walking to the other set of steps).so, mobility has been limited due to recovery time, however, that just means that I've added back several pounds.

I've tried to make myself feel better by commenting that at least I still weigh less than my son (he's 196) or hubby (but with his kidneys his weight is all kinds of messed up).however, as I get closer to 50, I realize that I need to stop making excuses or comments like that, and start getting more active and less heavy. I've also stopped living in leggings, which were giving me a false sense of security since they ALWAYS fit....jeans are now my go-to and my favorites are a bit too snug for me to be comfortable in them.

Anyway, long rambling introduction, but I figure I needed a supportive group to help keep me motivated and so I came back here...I remember it was fun, encouraging, and last time I even found some great tips and recipes from other Sparkers that really helped....so here I am, trying to lose 30 pounds, just like the last time I was here....oy!

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4/22/20 12:30 A

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Welcome Bonnie,
I'm so glad you are here. I hope you the best and I am looking forward to get to know you a little better.

Mary

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4/21/20 3:07 P

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Hi there everyone! My name is Bonnie and new to this group. I started SparkPeople some time ago and just fell off. With the Pandemic and the Shelter in Place, my exercise and healthy eating habits pretty much came to a screeching halt. Hoping to get some motivation. I have always worked from home so I lead a pretty sedentary lifestyle but would still try to hit the gym, but somewhere along the way, I've lost my motivation and work took over.

Anyways, trying to get back in the swing of things and slowly get back to being active and eating better! emoticon



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4/14/20 11:05 P

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WElcome to the team Jen. I am going to be setting up challenges tomorrow. I hope you are already and to go. Yay. They are easy. I'm so glad you are here...

Love and peace,
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4/14/20 4:16 P

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Hi All! I'm Jen! New to this team, but not new to Spark! It's been a while for me though. Looking forward to getting to know some of you and moving forward in my journey!

I'm 45, lost 50lbs, then kind of stalled out. Haven't gained it back, but haven't lost anymore. Now ready to reach my goal of 45-50lbs more and just be the healthiest version of myself!

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4/12/20 12:45 A

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I'll just do that. In the next couple days I am going to be working out some challenges for us all. Spring in here. We need to embrace it.

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4/6/20 1:37 P

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I could use some idea's. I love a challenge!

Heather
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Each day is about moderation, motivation and making the best choices for yourself.

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3/18/20 12:02 A

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Welcome Heather,

90 lbs. Nice achievement. You can do that again. Just believe in yourself. I believe in you and I hardly know you. I know you will do well. You all are giving me great ideas for some up coming challenges. Are you game? I hope so.

Love and peace,
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3/17/20 7:38 A

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Hi I'm Heather
I was part of sparks about 4 years ago. Lost over 90bls of weight before with the challenges and support. Since then things took a slide in my life. I gained and lost since then. It has been very difficult to stay motivated and on track. I try to keep myself thinking about the reason's why I want to lose weight but sometimes all of the work, exhaustion, sadness, and just stress gets to me.
Any advice would be appreciated.

Heather
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Each day is about moderation, motivation and making the best choices for yourself.

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3/7/20 9:11 P

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Welcome Liz:

I wish you the best of luck. We all do. You can get back on that wagon and conquer it. Just the fact you have never quit is proof of the fact you aren't giving up.

Love and peace,
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3/7/20 7:26 P

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Hi! My name is Liz, I have been trying to lose weight doing keto the last few months. I have dropped 25lbs with the hubby but I fell off somewhere around the holidays so i'm getting back on track. I used to be on here about 6 years ago and it helped me alot!!

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2/24/20 3:47 P

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Welcome Amy,

Impressive. The only running I ever do is chasing after my dogs or children. Not my children. How does one prepare to train for a marathon and how did you ever get into doing that? Have you ever won any awards or anything like that?

Right now, getting 7000 steps in a day is a challenge for me. I know I can do it. I've just hit a lazy bone. I just got to get out of my funk and just start doing it.

Congrats to you.

Love and peace,
Mary

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2/24/20 8:15 A

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Hello! My name is Amy and I am 44 (45 next month). I am currently at 176.2 lbs with my goal weight being 150.
I am a runner, having run 9 half marathons and 3 full marathons and countless shorter races. I am currently training for half marathon #10.
I work part time as the secretary at our church, run my own photography business and homeschool our daughter.
In the summer I love to hike, bike, kayak and take walks as well as the running.
I am married and have 2 kids, one is 21 and moved out and our daughter is 18 and in her senior year of high school.
So glad to be on this team!

Amy
Christian, Wife, Mother, Marathoner www.Runningonfaithandcoffee.com


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2/2/20 10:35 P

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I am so terrible at replies.

Hi Tabatha. I think you are heading yourself in the right direction. Keep it up. One thing I have learned is not to look at how much you have lost or need to lose because you will tend to see those numbers and will become fixated on those numbers. Instead, start listening to your body. If you start to just listen and become aware of what your body need and wants then something in your brain will shut off then something else will open. You are becoming in tuned to how you react to food. Like say, you are eating spaghetti and meatballs and you feel your tummy getting full and each bite you take become slower and slower. Stop your self from eating anymore. Throw out the food or give it to your dog keep it for left overs. Just get it out of your sight. Your body and mind is telling you, you are down. I'm sorry to become preachy. I don't mean to.

Good luck on all of your success.
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1/23/20 9:53 A

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Hello,

My name is Tabatha. I just turned 40 in October and have about 42 pounds left to lose. I am a single mom of 2 children. My oldest is 20 and is getting married in Oct of 2021. My youngest is 15 and still in high school. My oldest lives a couple hours away going to college and working full time with her fiance. My youngest and I live in a 3 bedroom house together. I was told in March of 2019 that I was pre diabetic so I decided to lose weight. I was 242 pounds when I started. Today I weighed in at 176.4. I am no longer pre diabetic but still losing weight to get as healthy as I can for my children and my health. My doctor says she wants to see me at 135. I am not sure I can get that low anymore. I will do my best but lately I have been hovering around this weigh and up to 180. I have been around this weight since October of 2019. I am thinking I might have plateaued but the problem is during this time I have also quit smoking so now I am having trouble with food. I want to eat all the time and it is really hard not to just grab the food I want. Thank you for reading and have a wonderful day.



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11/30/19 4:51 P

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Hi there VSWilliams77!

Welcome to the team. You just reminded me I need to book a spa day!

It's not about how bad you want it...it's about how hard you're willing to work for it

Kris

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Feel free to add me on fitbit! I love to compete in the challenges and welcome new friends to help me stay motivated and/or challenge me to get in more steps!



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11/30/19 4:49 P

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Hi Kari,

Welcome to the team! Be sure to set up your page and allow people to find you, add you and cheer you on.

Edited by: KMRJPR at: 11/30/2019 (16:49)
It's not about how bad you want it...it's about how hard you're willing to work for it

Kris

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SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
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Co-Leader Spark People's Social Team for Team Leaders and CT Members


Feel free to add me on fitbit! I love to compete in the challenges and welcome new friends to help me stay motivated and/or challenge me to get in more steps!



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11/24/19 11:33 P

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Welcome Kari. I am glad you are here as well. If you need anything just ask.

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11/23/19 8:18 P

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Hello! my name is Kari and I am 45. I am a happily married mother of 3. I'm glad to be here. emoticon

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11/20/19 5:33 P

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I hope you do great at your adventure. Best of luck..

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11/20/19 9:26 A

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I’m an esthetician (facials, waxing, lash extensions) and I left the spa I was at to start a solo practice. It’s been an adventure!



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11/19/19 7:18 P

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Welcome Valerie. Happy belated birthday. I hope you are doing well. Congrats on you business adventure. What kind of business is it?

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11/19/19 10:26 A

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Good morning! My name is Valerie. I turned 42 yesterday and decided that instead of gaining 10 pounds this holiday season, I would get healthier instead.

My weight has been up, down and all around the last few years, but I've had a significant gain since starting my own business last spring... sudden drop in income had me shopping for the cheapest food I can find, high levels of stress, reaching more frequently for alcohol and the overall busyness that left me with little time for hiking (which is the only exercise I really enjoy.)

I charged up the ol' Fitbit yesterday and started logging my food. I even went out for a walk first thing this morning.

Hope to get to know some of you soon :) Sharing struggles and successes with other people and knowing others are in the same boat is very encouraging for me.

Valerie


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11/11/19 11:59 A

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It's important to track your food so you can go back and see what you have been eating. You might not be eating as well as you think you are. You also shouldn't deprive yourself on anything. Set up little goals for yourself. Like, if you love potato chips. Then make yourself a goal of eating a small bag once a week. If you don't deprive yourself your craving are going to lessen and then more likely you won't even know they are missing. Does this make sense?

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11/10/19 11:47 A

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Why is it important to track food if you are IF? I was hoping that caloric intake would be reduced enough without tracking. I am just getting started. Thanks

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11/7/19 10:42 P

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How well are you doing on your weight loss? I hit a plateau and I can't get past it as well.

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10/27/19 12:26 P

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Hi everyone ,

I'm new to Spark People. I am 41 and have a 13 year old daughter. I currently weight 176 pounds with my goal weight being 140 pounds, a weight I have not been for about ten years. I've managed to lose five pounds so far but it has been agonisingly slow (i'm talking months not weeks!) and the scales now seem to have come to a complete standstill.

I've joined Spark People for some added motivation to help me move past this plateau and start moving towards my goal. I'm trying to eat healthy, smaller portions and exercise daily. Some of my challenges are trying not to eat and drink too much when socialising and resisting snacking when i'm feeling stressed.

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9/3/19 12:19 A

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Yay, congrats Giegie. Welcome to our team and welcome back to Spark. I've been on and off Spark for years myself. I always seem to come back.

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8/27/19 9:06 A

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hi everyone. im new.....ish.....i was sparking about 8 years ago, but, well lets just say i hit difficult times....i know this 100% works and am SERIOUSLY thrilled to be back here! i can honestly say ive missed it over the years. ive even told people about this site!
anyway, im currently 47 myself, with an almost 16 yo son and an almost 11 yo daughter. i joined last week, weighed 210. i didnt really keep track so much as i ate more consciously and drank more water. at my day 7 i lost 5 lbs without really getting started! woooo hooo! emoticon

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8/12/19 9:54 A

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Welcome everyone. So glad you've all joined.

SP has so many great articles and videos. There are recipes too. Bit I think it's the community thats the best and keeps us here or keeps us coming back.

Be sure to set up your profile so people can add you and send goodies, post comments, etc.

It's not about how bad you want it...it's about how hard you're willing to work for it

Kris

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8/11/19 2:05 P

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Hi, I'm 47 with a 13-month old daughter (not a typo LOL). Need to lose 40-50 lbs to get back into pre-pregnancy shape. Before getting pregnant, I'd lost a total of 125 lbs, so I know I can do it. It's just a lot harder now, because my time and energy priorities have shifted. Looking for a community and glad to have found you!

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Living in a large family that is full of nieces and nephews has given me the idea to work toward losing weight by eating better and exercising so I can be a good example to the youngsters.

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Hi, Dessa here. 45 yr old wife & mom. I joined Spark about a month ago because I needed a place to log food. I stay because of the community. Fellow sparkers are the most positive, encouraging, joyful people I have ever seen. It inspires me to do more, so thank you all.

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Been with SP for many years but have only gotten serious about it. I am currently in my 6th month of Intermittent Fasting (IF). I have had better success with this than anything else with the exception of military boot camp. I have dropped 32 pounds so far and am working towards my next 30 pounds. My family has recently joined the IF lifestyle and they are seeing results as well. I like SP because I can track my good days and my bad. This is the 3rd group I have joined but I seem to like this the best because we are all trying to do this together and not compete against other groups for points and I like that. Stay the path and get results folks.

"I'm on the front line
Don't worry I'll be fine
the story is just beginning
I say goodbye to my weakness
so long to the regret"

Shinedown - "Diamond Eyes"


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5/20/19 10:37 P

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Hello ! I am new here, joined Sparkpeople a long time ago but got too busy to really use it, hoping to change that this time and actually lose the weight I need to. 43 years old, pretty active, 20,000+ steps a day, but that's not quite enough for me to lose weight :(, been trying since Feb. Currently a substitute teacher after retiring from the USAF, and have 2 kids of mine own who join way too many activities, so we are busy ! Hoping for luck staying focused and using Sparkpeople regularly so I can lose this weight this time !

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5/13/19 9:59 A

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Hi, I am 43 birthday was less than a month ago. I have an autoimmune disrorder that causes a lot of issues and pain. Medications I am on are causing rapid weight gain. I have decided it is time to take control and lose weight and become healthy again. I can be so unmotivated from the pain and the way the medications make me feel but I need to do this for me. My husband works over 80 hrs a week so I am on my own most of the time no friends in the area as we moved 4 yrs ago I just want to live a healthier lifestyle and take care of me. We do have children 18 21 and 24 but they are not home a lot. I am a nurse but had to leave my job due to the pain and inability for now. I promote nutritional supplements on the side for a great company who has allowed me not to feel so crappy for not being able to go out to work and as an added bonus my energy levels have improved and I am filling in my nutritional gaps which is helping me stay on track with food. I love my life I just want to improve myself even more!!!

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4/22/19 8:47 P

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Hi all,
Just started with SparkPeople and it is exciting. Suggestions greatly appreciated


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Hi y'all. New to team but not SP. Been a member of 40 Somethings w/50-99# to Lose for while. But now I am 45# to my goal! Woohoo!!!! My name is Karen aka Kitten in (my) biker world. I'll be 44 this year, not getting any younger, so I gotta get myself in shape to watch my 5 grandbabies grow up. I'm currently surviving Bladder Cancer - had a second tumor removed a few months ago. Luckily no chemo, yet. I like to ride (motorcycle) any chance I get. Thankful for FL year round riding season. I also LOVE to fish. Now if I could just find a job that would pay me to do both LOL. I get paid to play with computers now, which isn't too bad. But it surely did not help my waistline, sitting at a desk 10-14 hrs a day. #LifeOfIT Anywho, I'm here and I'm gonna hit my goal this time. Looking forward to working with the Team.

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Hi, My name is Wendy and I'm 42. I'm starting on the new Healthier Me in 2019. I'm not on a diet, I'm choosing a healthier daily meal plan. I've been staying away from any/all processed foods and sticking to as many fruits and vegetables as possible. I also have been steering clear of beef and pork and going with fish and chicken. So far, so good emoticon

I look forward to this new turn about in my life. My goal in the end is to change my families way of thinking on the all natural meal plan I've started. It all starts at your own dinner table right?!

I hope you all have a great day! Happy Sparking! emoticon

Wendy

Believe, Walk, & Grow everyday in spirit and mind. God Bless.


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Hello. Im Caryn. Im a 40 year old independent, creative,passionate, empathic, intutive, wife, mother of 2, salon professional that loves to support peoples connection with their uniquely beautiful self. I am excited to embark on this journey for the benefits it offer for my health, me energy, my spirituality as well as balancing and grounding the many ups and downs of life. Im excited to be surrounded by people who support body positivity. I feel we all come in many shapes and sizes and thats what makes us all beautiful. Thanks for letting me join.


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My name is Sanne and I'm looking at loosing just about 50 pounds, well 49 sounds good actually. I'll be 45 in a couple of days. I managed to change some of my habits and lost around 14 pounds since Thanksgiving. I'm thinking in 10 pound steps... so I'll see. Nice to meet you all.

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12/28/18 8:25 A

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Hello! My name is Stacy! I suffered a knee injury while running a year ago and have packed on 30 lbs. I need to get this weight off!

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12/17/18 1:13 P

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Hello all, my name is Cathy and I'm about to turn 47. I am returning to Spark People after many years. I'm looking to loose 25-31lbs. I'm 5'10" and 211lbs. I've gone thru a lot of changes this past year. I've been traveling for the better part of the year, sold and bought a new home, gotten the last kid off to college and have just got to where I can start to settle and get into some sort of a routine. We've stopped unpacking to enjoy family for the holidays. I'm completely retired and trying to adjust to that. Don't get me wrong...I love it but I just really need to get that routine going. Looking forward to interacting with all of you. Looking forward to the journey!

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11/28/18 9:37 A

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I have been a member of SparkPeople for a while but just now looking at the forums. I want to lose right at 45-50 pounds. I'm currently 173 and I need to be 120ish. I haven't been serious about losing weight. I am tired all the time and I know it's because of all this weight. I've had a full hysterectomy and have difficulty losing weight. I've almost given up and accepted the weight. I've started exercising and I've seen a couple of inches lost but no weight. Encouraging but discouraging...does that make sense? I also see so many people at church losing 10+ pounds per month on a prohibitively-expensive program (not sure I can name them here) and it is depressing because I want that kind of success but cannot pay that much for that program. The people are in my age group so I feel like I would be successful at it but cannot pay $300+ per month for the food.

Anyway, good luck to all of you. I am thankful that I found this group of like-minded people! I hope to be encouraged by your success and hope to also be a cheerleader for you!

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11/24/18 9:48 P

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Hi Jen and welcome to the team!

Carrying on traditions is a great way to incorporate family members into the holiday. My mom is incorporated every year with a special dish I make or something special I do.

It's not about how bad you want it...it's about how hard you're willing to work for it

Kris

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40 Somethings with 25-49 pounds to lose
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SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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11/16/18 7:36 A

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HI there. I am Jennylynn but Jen is fine, lol. I am 44 this year and am trying to shed the last of my weight by next November 15th, because I will be marrying my high school sweetheart :)

I have 2 grown sons from my 1st marriage. Darin just turned 25 on the 3rd and William will be 24 on January 6th. And in ever exciting news, William and his high school sweetheart are pregnant. SO I am gonna be a GRANDMA!!! Not really sure what I would like my grandchild to call me. But my grandma's actual name was Wanda but she did not like that her grandbabies were to call her by her 1st name, so we grew up calling her DeeDee.

I miss her. :'(

But I think I might take on her tradition, to honor her. I think she would be proud in heaven, to know that she lives on thru all her children and multiple granchildren.

Wow, sorry, I am not used to being up so early, let alone have 4 cups of coffee in me, lmao.

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Hi All and Happy Friday! I'm in this to win this, but need all the support I can get! Nice to meet you! emoticon

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9/20/18 9:38 A

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Good morning! I'm 49 (heading to 50 in May) and I have 39 lbs to lose as my first goal by my 50th birthday in May. I was on Spark People back in 2007 - and I've gained and lost a bunch since then. I was at my highest weight the summer of last year when I moved to AZ (256.6)...I'm down to 223 now, so I've made some progress, but need to make so much more! My husband and I started Paleo (low carb) in early June to help plan for the future so we don't get diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol (we each were close on all counts). Looking forward to meeting all of you and helping to support each other on our journeys!!

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Hello, I am 40 years old and have about 40 pounds Id like to lose. I have used this site before and have been very successful when I stick to it, It's just keeping myself motivated!!

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