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    OneKnottyChick posted:
    Hello everyone,

    Just joined the group and started an exercise and diet program AGAIN. Hopefully I can stick with it this time. I'm tired of seeing all the pretty clothes I cannot wear anymore.

    shelsangel responded:
    Welcome to our community. We have some awesome ladies here and they are full of all kinds of information, if they don't have the answers they will most certainly find one for you. They are all like sisters. HUGGS Jean
    Everything happens for a reason. HUGGS, Jean
    SW 301.2 CW 282.0 GW 165 could change after I reach it :-)
    jis4judy responded:
    Hi One KC

    welcome aboard
    most of us don;t really diet because they are temporary
    the thing to do is change your eating and exercise habits forever make it a life style change it is easier to maintain when you approach it this way ...
    try to eat healthier nutrition loaded foods that are also lower in calories ;; they should include fruits vegies whole grains lean meats fat free dairy nuts in moderation. this way you make your own plan to suit your needs and choices . try to stay on a healthy eating program at least a month before you slip then if you slip start over the thing is you never quit . we all slip sometimes just don;t let one taste derail you keep your health choices 85% of the time is a good rule ..
    Hugs Judy
    SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

    abnersmom responded:
    Welcome D!! Listen to Judy's advice. I came here 2 years ago and had been on a "diet" for about 3 months. The ladies here encouraged me to make healthy food changes that I could live with forever. I have become aware of nutrition and not just calories over time and it has made all the difference.
    Debbie SW 265 CW 150 maintaining - You only live once, so live right. Healthy. Fit. Be active.
    blondie454u responded:
    Welcome aboard!
    Amber CW 135-139 maintaining, SW 250. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1Cor. 13:7
    mardee responded:
    Welcome to the group
    CW 191 - SW 200 - GW 125

    Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
    - Japanese Proverb
    parakeet210 replied to mardee's response:
    This moment is your life, choose to live it. Grab all the gusto you can!!!

    tweety 'keet'

    SW 254.2 GW 170
    kalimiller responded:
    totallywiggedout responded:
    Welcome aboard, KnottyC!
    You'll find a wonderful mix of ideas here on our community board. Many people have reached goal and maintained for years and still blog daily , or just about, to keep themselves and rest of us on track with the journey.
    It's a great group of wonderful, helpful people.
    Glad you found us.

    Kim SW 253 CW 176.6 GW 135

    Adapt what is useful, Reject what is useless, and Add what is specifically your own.----Bruce Lee

    You are a perishable item. Live accordingly.

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