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NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
2/17/13 1:02 P

Welcome. I would love to keep in touch

NIKKI_XO Posts: 12
2/15/13 1:21 P

Congrats on the wonderful weight loss! I'm a new member as well... let's keep each other motivated! :) We're both about the same weight as well.. I'm down 5lbs in about 2 weeks and trying to stay focused without getting discouraged.

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
2/4/13 8:39 A

I have good news all. On January 8, 2013 when I arrived back to work I weighed myself and the scale read 264lbs. I changed my diet (to include drinking water only), started doing insanity exercises and regular routine walking. I just checked myself on the scale today and I am 254lbs. 54 more lbs to go. Starting off the week right. WE CAN DO IT! ON OUR WAY TO BEING HEALTHY. :-)

AZALEE Posts: 22
1/27/13 10:35 P

Yeah that's definitely true. I know with Atkins I could lose a pound a day but I know I can't eat like that forever I love variety too much and carbs. But just eating low cal and healthy I don't even feel like I'm on a diet so I know I could stick to it forever. And you're right slow and steady does win the race! I just got to keep reminding myself that and reminding myself that I should be doing it to have a healthy life and make those permanent changes.

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
1/27/13 8:33 P

I really think you should do whatever you think is most comfortable and whichever you think you can stick to. I am doing good. Last time i checked the scale I was at the same 5lb weight loss but I am not letting that get to me. I know I won't be able to lose weight as fast as I want to but slow and steady always wins the race. Continue reaching for the stars.

AZALEE Posts: 22
1/27/13 6:16 P

Hey! I actually started thinking about going back to a Atkins type diet so I could lose weight faster but then I lost almost 2 pounds with out even really trying so it made me reconsider lol. How are you?

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
1/27/13 6:00 P

Hi everyone. Hope you had a great week/weekend. Just checking in to see how everyone is doing.

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
1/26/13 4:54 P

I wokr out at 5:30 in the morning before I go to work and then 5:30pm after work

AZALEE Posts: 22
1/24/13 2:36 P

You're working out twice a day? How do you do that? Lol. I'm good! emoticon

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
1/24/13 10:24 A

Hi. I have lost 5lbs in ten days. I work out twice a day and I incorporate both herbal life and special k into my diet. Thanks for asking. How are you doing?

MOMMYTWO0416 Posts: 50
1/24/13 6:47 A

Welcome! I have learned so much great tips and advice on this site. I have also made lots of Spark friends that help keep me motivated! Good luck on your weight loss journey! emoticon

I can't add you as a friend for some reason, but you can add me if you'd like emoticon

AZALEE Posts: 22
1/24/13 3:48 A

Hey!
I'm a beginner too! Well at this point haha. My first goal is 20 pounds and I can hopefully get there in 10 weeks! My ultimate goal is up to 45 lbs but we'll see where I want to stop! Hah. How are you losing the weight?

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1/23/13 12:06 P

Good for you! Don't give up. And if you give in then thats ok, just get back on track. I personally love doing Zumba. I am addicted. I do that workout on the WII also. I was never the type to exercise. I now walk more, I wear a pedometer everday, and make sure that I get my 10,000. Good Luck and remember have Fun..

JIBBIE49 Posts: 56,389
1/21/13 12:51 P

Don't quit. That is all that matters. emoticon

NAILAH1986 Posts: 9
1/15/13 8:55 P

Hi Everyone,

I am a 27 year old female looking for friends whom I can motivate and friends who can keep me motivated as well. My goal is to lose 60 lbs by November 2013. I am a beginner to this website. Hope to meet some nice and inspirational people. Have a great day

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