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    healthyat76 posted:
    Hello all! I was here last year attempting to get support to lose excess weight. I've lost but not enough so decided to use this site's tracker to get a better handle on my eating.

    It's great to see names of you who were here before and especially those who have been so successful. Thanks for being here...
    I'm Sally....
    Goal: 37 lbs loss...20 to go!
    jis4judy responded:
    Hi Sally welcome back you might need to realize it is permanent changes you need to make in the way you shop cook eat and exercise...
    the darn diets do work but who can stay on them for any length of time ..
    better to make changes you can live with forever ..
    congrats on the 37 pounds lost so far you are doing great
    Hugs Judy:)
    SW 247 CW 149ish 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

    totallywiggedout responded:
    Hi Sally. Welcome back.
    Your 37 lb loss is gone but not forgotten. You will always remember what those extra lbs made you feel like in your clothes, made you look like standing naked in front of a mirror, made it uncomfortable to sit is chairs or seats at the movies or on planes or on amusement rides. Now, picture what the NEXT 20lb loss will look like on you, will DO for you.
    You can do anything you set your focus onto. Anything you want and are willing to work for.
    Remember, you can't lose weight well and healthfully just by cutting calories. Diet and EXERCISE go hand in hand. Reduce a little here, and do a little more there. Every little bit of a change is good and will net results.
    Have confidence in your ability to take charge of your own life.
    Kim SW 243 CW 186 GW 135

    If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.---author anonymous

    healthyat76 replied to jis4judy's response:
    Hi Judy! I remember you! I see you are still maintaining. Great job!

    Changed my siggy....because it was misleading. I've actually lost 21 lbs in 2012 and have 20 to lose.

    Thanks for being here!
    I'm Sally....
    Lost in 2012: 21 lbs!
    20 to go!
    healthyat76 replied to totallywiggedout's response:
    Good advice, Kim. I've been at this weight loss venture for so long. Thyroid is an issue but I'm dealing with it. I wish I could do more exercise. Walking is about it. Aging brought on RA and heart issues so I have to monitor my own activities. Working at it, though!
    Thanks again!
    I'm Sally....
    Lost in 2012: 21 lbs!
    20 to go!
    abnersmom responded:
    Welcome back Sally! Good job with the weight loss. I need to get back to using the food tracker too.
    Debbie SW 265 CW 159 GW 150 - To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable. Helen Keller

    blondie454u replied to healthyat76's response:
    Welcome back. You have apparently done something right you've lost 37lbs. You can lose 37lbs more.
    Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
    mommaxeli responded:
    Welcome back

    Tracking is the way to go! Getting a handle on eating is the most important step.

    Good luck!
    SW: 260 CW: 155 GW: 145
    mefirstforever responded:
    Welcome back Sally !!!
    Helene GW 140 CW 198.2 SW 224
    Every day is a gift do your best, be kind including to yourself and smile.

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