MRSBIGGLESWORTH   146,798
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MAY I LOSE SOME WEIGHT PLEASE?

May Gray....that's what we call it in California! I'm feeling gray, gloomy, can't keep weight off, and I'm tired of being a yo-yo!!

I lost weight last year before our son's wedding and was on a roll. Now I'm just eating rolls! Holidays, coming back from a cruise a few days ago...starting off this month heavier than I've been in a while and NOT HAPPY!

Can I do something to turn this around? Of course I can! I just have to get started again and know with the help ...
May Gray....that's what we call it in California! I'm feeling gray, gloomy, can't keep weight off, and I'm tired of being a yo-yo!!

I lost weight last year before our son's wedding and was on a roll. Now I'm just eating rolls! Holidays, coming back from a cruise a few days ago...starting off this month heavier than I've been in a while and NOT HAPPY!

Can I do something to turn this around? Of course I can! I just have to get started again and know with the help from my Spark friends that I can do it!

May might not be so bad after all! Let's do it!


What I've learned:

1. Find foods you love that are healthy - they will feel like treats and leave you satisfied!

2. If you are craving a certain fattening food - have it! BUT only once in a while and split it with someone!! You'll still get the satisfaction from it, but with a lot less calories!

3. Treat yourself to something besides food for good behavior! It's not all about eating!



STAYING WITH THE PLAN.....

**I'm eating lots of low-fat, high fiber foods, while substituting as much as I can with whole grains

**I'm using Nutrisystem right now to get me on track

**I'm logging my food

**I'm going to exercise daily

**I'm drinking at least 8 waters daily

**I'm going to bed earlier with my family and getting 7-8 hours sleep

**I WILL NOT eat out of control because of emotions (boredom is my usual problem)

**I WILL NOT eat fattening foods with someone out of guilt

**I WILL NOT blame others for excuses as to why I'm not losing weight...I'm choosing my behavior and it must change in order to lose

I can do this....I WILL DO THIS....I HAVE TO DO THIS!

"I have to take control of food and not let food take control of me!" - me!

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle

"The difference between try and triumph is just a little UMPH!" - Marvin Phillips

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

"Do or do not - there is no try." - Yoda





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Member Since: 5/15/2007

SparkPoints: 146,798

Fitness Minutes: 74,183

My Goals:
I'd like to lose my weight and keep it off, plus be able to get off of most of my medicines. I love Sparks....it keeps me on track and motivated!


My Program:
Low carb, low sugar, low fat diet. Making sure that I'm within range for carbs, fats, protein, fiber - so I get a balanced diet.

Personal Information:
SW: 272
Goal: 150

I'm 54, and have been married for 34 years. We have one son, 27, who is a Graphic Designer and just got married!

I love to travel, paint (water colors right now), swim in our pool, go to movies, read, knit/crochet, and have fun with family and friends! So much to do....so little time!!

Other Information:
I've been a stay-at-home mom doing volunteer work since my son was in school. Now that he's an adult, I have to find things to do that keep me active! I've been overweight most of my adult life due to health issues, and have yo-yo dieted without much success. Now I'm taking the time to do something for me! I'm here to get healthy, look better, and have some fun in life without a struggle!

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_RANDY_
5/7/2015 8:59:08 AM

Love your page Brenda!

How are you doing?





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HONEYLEA
3/21/2015 1:24:15 PM

There are decoys this year. The official ones have a number posted with it.



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LKORNEGAY
3/20/2015 3:40:46 PM

Been awhile, thought I'd stop by and wish you a great weekend!

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DEEGIRL50
2/18/2015 7:46:09 PM

emoticon Is my lunch in the bag?
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2/16/2015 7:31:28 AM

emoticon Me today. Fun 'n Games postponed due to a head cold. emoticon



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