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JOAN_HEO Posts: 3,145
3/24/11 8:08 P

Welcome back. Don't try and do too much too soon. You don't want to hurt yourself or burn out before you get going. Try walking. It's easy to do and a great low impact exercise.

FERRET-EYES SparkPoints: (24,895)
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3/24/11 5:43 P

Welcome home!

remember ...perfection is the enemy of done.

just choice at a time.

"Stopping is not an option, right?" ~ Alex
"Ramble's the time, the time is now." ~ Led Zeppelin

BD3269PM SparkPoints: (95,129)
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3/19/11 8:37 A

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Welcome back! You didn't fail, you just had a setback. Look forward. Slow and steady and you can do this. We are all here for suuport if you need it! emoticon emoticon

CABINDOG Posts: 2,270
3/18/11 10:19 P


We must become the change we want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi
MULEDOGGIE SparkPoints: (55,627)
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3/18/11 10:53 A

You are just one decision away from a milestone in your life. That this what was important for me. Making the decision that I wanted to be healthy. That's it. Sound good? Then just get on this site. Do it for the long run. Not a sprint. Just get started. Do it for those who love you. Do it for yourself.



Whatever your past has been, your future is spotless!
3/18/11 12:54 A

For us older women, I really advise strength training and weights. Yes, I put in a lot of cardio too. But I am realizing more and more that I absolutely have to keep pushing with the strength training to keep my metabolism up.


When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived . . .
Henry David Thoreau
LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,576
3/17/11 7:12 P

Welcome back!

�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.�
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in T
ANGELBEAR2 Posts: 37
3/17/11 4:50 P

Hi everyone,its been a couple years since I joined here and I am ashamed to say I failed.I let life get the best of me.I am now 67 and want to lose about 75 to 100 lbls.I have alot of health issues and deal with alot of pain.I'm so tired of taking pills that don't help anyway.I started a couple weeks ago changing what I have been eating and have lost 7lbs but I know I need to get some kind of exercise in.

Psalm 46:10 Be still and know that I am God.
Philippans 4:13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
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