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5/20/16 5:12 P

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Hi, 43 and suddenly 180lbs... It really sneaks up on you once you get in your 40's. My mom tried to warn me, but I didn't listen. This is the first time I've ever had a problem dropping a couple of pounds. My doctor gave me the "women of a certain age speech" to explain why I was having trouble getting back to my goal of 140 to 150. In my mind, I'm still in my 20's, but my body seems to be fighting me on that. I thought I would try some group motivation.

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5/17/16 11:19 P

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Hello. I am new to this I am 42 years old that needs to lose 25 -50 lbs. First goal is to reach 25 lbs

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5/17/16 3:21 P

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Congratulations on being smoke-free!
You will see it is totally worth it!


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5/17/16 8:21 A

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Hi All!

I'm a UK based 41 year old, I'm one month smoke free, and 7 weeks into a c25k. Never thought I'd say it but I'm loving running! I'm looking to lose around 35 lbs, but have been focusing on the smoking and fitness for the past month. Now I've got that under control it's time to ramp up and include sorting out my eating habits.

Good to be looking after me again,

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5/13/16 4:35 P

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hello, 44 - looking to loose at least 25, after that will reevaluate.

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5/12/16 11:29 A

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Hi! 45, lost 20 and working on losing 50 more.

"Go boldly in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined." ~Thoreau


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5/11/16 9:22 P

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Hi. 46 with 30 pounds to lose! Sure doesn't come off like it did when I was twenty!

REMIS72 Posts: 28
5/11/16 2:20 P

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Hi, i am new here.
43 years 90 Kilos (roughly 200 pounds) and 15 Kilos (35? Pounds) to loose.

I love to move, i actually love healthy food, i just don't manage always to get my priorities in order...

And then I tend to fall into a hole, where I eat all the wrong stuff and become a Couch potatoe...

That's where I hope to get help in SP

And so far - day4 - it works ... emoticon

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5/4/16 8:13 P

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Hi, I'm Helen. I used SarkPeople years ago to lose weight and was very successful and I am back looking for a fresh start. I am 42 and need to lose around 25 lbs. My emotional eating is out of control and I am hoping that by journaling about it here, with an audience who understands, will help me get back to a healthy weight.

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4/24/16 6:53 A

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Hi there
I'm Jill I'm also working towards losing 25 ish pounds, I'm 46 and a mum to my daughter Rachel,
I've sort of lost my way with everything at the moment I have alot going on in my life personally, but I'm hoping to find myself again and achieve my goals , lovely to meet you all and if you fancy a chat or just want a moan or an ear to listen too , I m hear
Best wishes xx

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4/23/16 12:38 P

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Good afternoon! Hello, and pleased to meet you all. I'm 45 years old from Nashua, NH. I'm also working on losing 40Lbs of stubborn extra weight. I look forward to working with you all through this weight loss journey. I wish you all the very best of luck with your weight loss effort. If we stick together I believe we can accomplish this major important goal for us all.

Looking forward towards working on this major weight loss goal of mine! Wooohooo!!! Now let's do this!


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4/23/16 9:55 A

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46 year old woman looking to lose 45 pounds. I'm down six so far! I have been married for 23 years and have a 15 year old Aspie (autistic) daughter and a 12 year old NT (neuro-typical) son. My biggest problem is my sweet tooth, but learning to tame it.

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4/18/16 9:21 A

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I'm 41, soon to be 42, and need to lose about 30 pounds. I'm a single mom with 2 elementary aged children. I'm overwhelmed as to where to start. I have tried to use the food tracker, but find it to be a major hassle. I do have food allergies (nuts) and some foods that I do not eat out of texture/taste issues. I did join the YMCA and plan to try to get a schedule for working out. My kids love to swim, so I will be doing that on occasion.

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4/17/16 9:44 P

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Travis here. I'm a retired Marine who started at 285 pounds. After 6 weeks, I'm down to 270. I'm sticking to a 500 calorie deficit and walking about an hour a day with a 45 minute weight routine.

Any advice for muscular men around 16% body fat to reach about 10-12%? My goal is 245 by July or August and right now I'm taking about 200 grams of protein in my diet.

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4/15/16 9:48 P

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I didn't even know there were teams on SP. Checked my email and found my way here from there. Well...thanks for the add. I'm Jennifer. Long story short O have a daughter turning two this month, diagnosed with Prader Willi Syndrome. In January I was 195. I'm now at 172. I'm not on a diet. I am on a lifestyle makeover.

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4/13/16 10:50 P

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Hi Tracy - I'm so sorry for your loss!! Take each day as it comes and know that what you are doing to take care of yourself is probably the best thing you can do. I'm fairly new to Spark and the group and am working on taking care of myself as well. WE can do this!

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4/13/16 8:23 A

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My name is Tracy. I am a mom of 3 teenagers.
when I got married and had my kids I forgot to take care of myself. As the kids got older, my grandparents became ill and I had to help my mom take care of them. (I wouldn't change that for anything ). Then after my grandfather passed my dad became seriously ill and that was my dad so I had to take care of him.
My dad died 5 years ago and, with the help from my best friend, I realized that no one had been taking care of me. No one.
I started eating healthier, I started walking. I lost close to 30 pounds. Then life got in the way again. And Tracy was pushed to the back.
My mom died tragically in December and there are no words to describe what I have been thru these past 3 months. I don't know if I will ever be okay again.
But that same friend told me the other day that now it's time to get Tracy back.
My health has suffered from all of this neglect...high blood pressure, anemia, depression, obesity.
I weigh 217 pounds, that's not the heaviest I've weighed but it's definitely not where I want to be. I know weight is just a number but I want a smaller number. I want to be healthy. I want to be happy (for the first time in a long time) with who I am.
I started back to the gym on Monday. I have a personal trainer (I need the help and the accountability). I have started eating healthier.
There's no doing this for that person or this reason. It's not a diet plan for me it's a lifestyle change. I'm doing it for me this time

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4/6/16 4:56 P

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Welcome to the team Goodbreaker!

The app on the phone is an awesome tool. setting up your page may require you to be at a computer. But the app is nice and like you said...it's always there!

Break down the weight goal into small achievable and realistic measurements. Your long term goal of losing 125lbs is great, but when you look at it as a whole it may overwhelm you. Even the 40lb weight loss can seem daunting. But if you say I'm happy with 8-10 lbs per month and a weight loss of 40lbs within 6 months, that may be more realistic.

Good luck on the journey!

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
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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4/6/16 1:09 P

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I've known for a while that I needed to do *something* about my weight. I've attempted things before on my own, but without some sort of tracker, I lose motivation quickly.

Stuff happened at work yesterday that reminded me of SparkPeople (I've been here a few times before) and I went to look for an Android app. Because having to go to the website every day, trying to remember what I'd eaten for breakfast when I couldn't log in until after dinner, always feeling like I was playing catchup, these things all contributed to my wandering away and eventually giving up on the latest round of weight loss. So I figure if it's on my phone, which never leaves my side, I've got a better shot at sticking to it for a little longer. ;)

My current goal is to lose 40 lbs. Ultimately, I'd really like to lose about 125. I don't honestly know if that will be a healthy weight for me when I get there, so we'll see what my doctor says as I go. But that's where I was when I discovered I was pregnant with my now college graduate, and it sure would be nice to get there again.



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4/5/16 10:30 P

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Hi Sandy and welcome to the team!

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
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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4/5/16 10:30 P

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Hi Amy

Welcome to the team. No need to worry about being an introvert. I am too, plenty of us are. That's what makes this online tool so helpful. We can choose to interact when we want and how much we want.



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
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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4/5/16 10:29 P

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HI there and welcome to the team Battlebornmomma!

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
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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4/5/16 10:27 P

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Welcome Minyon

With the discussion you had with your physician, did you discuss meeting with a nutritionist or go over your daily calorie intake? I ask because maybe your calorie intake is too low which may make your body hold on to the calories and stall out weight loss.

Take your food log and have the doctor look over it and mention your calorie intake.

I know this site and many others have really great information about nutrition and help us calculate what we need based on information we've entered but it's not the same as a professional looking at your logs, identifying potential problems, reviewing calorie intake with exercise, etc.

It's definitely harder to lose weight in our 40s but not impossible.

Welcome to our team and wishing you success. Don't give up or buy that new wardrobe. I think you'll figure this out before you have to do that.


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
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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4/5/16 8:20 A

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Hi Folks,
My name is Minyon and I turned 40 in November and my body has never been the same. I've been using Sparkpeople for years and was able to maintain my 40 pound weight loss until December. Now I've gained about 20 pounds and can't seem to lose it, even though I'm eating healthy, logging my calories and exercising on a regular basis. I'm so frustrated that the normal weight loss things are not working for me. Everyone around me seems to think I'm exaggerating about the weight gain because they haven't really noticed it. However, I've been wearing my clothes 2 sizes to big for years and now those clothes are tight. I feel like it happened over night, one day my pants were tight, the next day I couldn't get them up past my thighs. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to lose the 20 pounds? I'm ready to give up and just buy bigger clothes and get rid of all the clothes that may never fit. I had my thyroid tested last week, no issues there. I went to a new doctor hoping that she would have some useful ideas, not so much. She didn't believe that I was actually logging all my food, what she didn't know is that I am compulsive when I'm tracking my food. She told me that my BMI was not high enough to give me weight loss medication, which really shocked me. I don't want medication, I just wants some help getting back to my pre-40 body and weight. I've never had children but now I have a belly that looks like I'm 3 months pregnant even though my calorie intake is between 1200-1400 calories a day.

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4/5/16 7:52 A

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New here too and I feel the same about trying to go it alone and quietly track. And about baking :/ Best of luck!

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4/4/16 4:27 P

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Hi all. I'm usually a big introvert so this whole message board/community thing is a new part of this for me. I've always been convinced that I could chart and log and quietly muscle my way into losing weight without involving another person at all. But I think it's time to try to do this with a team-as going it alone with weight loss just isn't working, I have to concede after several years.

I'm a mother of three delightful teen girls and happily married to a lovely man. I'm a printmaker and artist, and I work full time. I love getting outside to hike and walk, but I also love to bake sugary warm things and read and curl up on the couch with a blanket. And I need to lose a total of 25 pounds. So here's to trying to do it by being inspired by your stories and successes and challenges and by logging in to share my own this time. My own introvert's challenge. :)

Amy

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3/31/16 12:38 P

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Hello,
My name is Sandy and I am excited to get started. I could use all the support and motivation I can get. Look forward to talking and getting to know you.

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3/26/16 11:57 A

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Hello! I am new to Spark, but I am enjoying the support. I have already lost five lbs, and I'm encouraged to lose the remaining forty five. Peace and success to all! emoticon

I'm Too Blessed To Be Stressed!!!


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3/24/16 10:16 P

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Hi! I'm also not new to SP (3rd start for me!) but I am new to this group. In reality, I need to lose 100 lbs, but that just seems so far off & impossible. I'm hoping splitting it into mini-goals will help me stay motivated & focused. Looking forward to getting to know people & learning from everyone!

~Amy~


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3/24/16 11:25 A

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Hi, I'm new here although I admit I have signed up several times over the past year and not stayed with it very long! We have moved 3 times in the past year and are now settled, thankfully, and so I believe I can do better this time. I need to stay focused on losing the pregnancy weight I put on. I gained 70 pounds. I'm only 5 feet tall and so it is a lot on my frame. And on my feet! I have 40 pounds to go to get to my pre-pregnancy weight. I gained similarly with each of my other pregnancies too (I have 5 children) and the weight came off but it was harder each time. I'm 41 and can tell my metabolism has slowed down and my motivation has dwindled too. Hopefully this site will be helpful to give me a boost to get started and stay focused past more than a few days! :)


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3/23/16 2:01 P

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HELLO,

I'M JEWEL, NOT NEW TO SP, BUT NEW TO THIS GROUP. I TURNED 40 THIS PAST FEW WEEKS AND I'M REALLY WANTING TO MAKE THE REST OF MY LIFE THE HEALTHIEST IT CAN BE. I LOOK FORWARD TO THIS JOURNEY WITH ALL OF YOU ALONG SIDE ME.

BY THE WAY, MY CAPSLOCK IS BROKE ON MY LAPTOP SO I CAN'T TURN IT OFF. SORRY ABOUT THAT.

HAVE A GREAT DAY!
JEWEL

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3/21/16 8:18 P

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Hi I am Rae fro ohio. Started tracking today. My doc says 30 more pounds is my next weight loss goal. I usually track cal on a note pad. So this is a little different for me. I love they added me to some groups for support. emoticon

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3/21/16 9:06 A

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Hello everyone! I'm Vontrice. I'm 43 years old and on a journey to become a healthier me! I wish everyone many blessings in achieving your weight loss goals! emoticon


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3/19/16 11:33 A

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Hi everyone!

Welcome to the team!!!

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
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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3/17/16 6:54 A

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Welcome new members!

The life you want is waiting to rise up to meet you. - Oprah


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3/16/16 6:38 P

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Hi, my name is Donna-
I am really excited to have found Sparkpeople.com. I need to lose 45lbs for health reasons along with wanting to not carry extra weight. I have yo yo dieted for long time and each time gained a little more. I like this site so far and looking forward to new friends and accountability partners. emoticon

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3/13/16 11:14 P

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Hi, My name is Lorianne. I was a truck driver for the past 17 years butv in 2015 I was hurt my shoulder and haven't worked since . So the pounds just added on. I would like to loose weight but really don't know how. I hope this helps I really like it so far.

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3/13/16 4:26 P

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Hi: My name is JoAnn. I just joined today and am looking forward to the online support. I started physio on my knee yesterday and will be in physio for the next month. I am supposed to limit my walking to only normal day to day walking (no walking for exercise which I enjoy), and do my physio exercises twice per day, which I am committed to doing. Are there any other types of exercise which I could do, which does not require any use of my injuried knee and will help me in my weight loss over the next month? I appreciate any suggestions.

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3/12/16 8:34 P

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Hey, all. My real name is Dawn ;) I am new to SparkPeople. I am currently looking to drop 33 lbs. Not sure on the timeframe (hubby thinks I can do better than 1 lb a week). I need to watch my carbs because of being pre-diabetic.

I look forward to interacting with everyone.

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Hello. My name is Lorna. I have been up and down on my weight for years. I have about 25+ pounds to loose. I seem to be self medicating with food. Now I'm trying to figure out why.

The life you want is waiting to rise up to meet you. - Oprah


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Howdy! I'm Rose. I'm here to lose those last few pounds--realized I was having trouble doing it on my own, and discovered Spark. Very happy so far with it and the system. Hope y'all are having a wonderful day!

Fear is the original sin. Almost all the evil in the world has its origin in the fact that someone is afraid of something. -- L.M. Montgomery


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Hi everyone! My name is Sherri. I have been a member on Sparkpeople since April of 2015. I have managed to lose 29 pounds since then. This morning I decided to see how much weight I still needed to lose to get to a healthy weight. I thought that I still needed to lose over 50 pounds. Wow! I was wrong! I need to lose about 45 pounds to get to a healthy weight! I decided that it was time to leave the 50 to 100 pounds to lose group and to join this one instead! Wow! Definitely celebrating today!

Sherri from Nova Scotia


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Hi my name is Donna. Today is my first day here. I'm looking forward to the new healthy eating me. My goal is to fit into my wedding dress by April 1. I know, first time I've tried it on in over a year. Omg it's snug.

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Hi Everyone! I'm a re-introducing myself to this team. I've been a Spark Member for about 8 years. I have "fallen off the wagon" and getting myself back on this week. I have recently gone through a lot of stress and have gained back 30 pounds that I want to lose. As I am now in my 40s it seems a little harder than it was 8 years ago! I"m looking forward to the support I know I can find on Spark!!

Heather

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2/25/16 2:01 P

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Hi Carissa! Good luck!

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Hi, I'm Carissa. I am looking forward to meeting new people for support and making a healthier me!

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2/21/16 6:00 P

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Welcome to the team everyone! Hope you are all finding everything on the site useful and finding enough support within the team.



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

Kris

Team Leader
40 Somethings with 25-49 pounds to lose
SP Class of January 17-23, 2016
SP Class of February 26-March 4, 2017
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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MANDY2451's Photo MANDY2451 SparkPoints: (6,918)
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2/16/16 12:26 P

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I'm Mandy. Have been a sparkpeople member for some time and have recently recommitted to a healthier me. I'm in touch with how much my eating "relaspes" over the years have prepared me for success. :) Feeling very motivated to having a changed relationship with food.

I'm a mom living in Illinois,

I have what it takes to succeed!


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2/15/16 3:20 P

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Thanks for the welcome HNORDQUIST. I'm determined to stick with my plan this time around!

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Mariagi (Maria)
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Proud member of the Golden Phoenix BL Challenge

"Throwing in the towel is no longer an option. The only towel I'm throwing now, is landing in my gym bag."

"And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?"
Rumi

"Remember why you started"


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TINYPINKHULK Posts: 5
2/14/16 5:16 P

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I'm Michelle. New to spark people and hoping to make some healthy changes and shed some weight.


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