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I've been overweight my entire life. However, I know it's because of poor choices. I've been on many, many diets.

Dieting is easy. Willpower and motivation are hard. Now I want to change that. I want a better me for my grandchildren. I have a granddaughter who loves me dearly but in all her 4 year old wisdom let me know in her 4 year old honesty; "gwandma, your too fat to do that" lol

A good reason to take a real hard look at myself. Today is the day, I make a change. Not just for my granddaughter but for me.

I am a yo-yo dieter. I dropped off my diet...again. It's been 1 /2 years years since being on here. Now my granddaughter is 8. It's my prayer and desire to stick with it this time. Wish me luck.


Member Since: 5/25/2012

Fitness Minutes: 1,471

My Goals:
To stick with it, stay motivated, and keep the weight off. I'm 225 lbs. I want to be at 150 lbs by January 2018. I hope this isn't an unrealistic goal.


My Program:
Healthier food choices, more strength training.



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I'm 5' 2" and 225 lbs. I thought it was ALL me. I recently learned that since I don't have a gall bladder the body doesn't break down fats, dairy, and meat. There isn't enough bile that is normally produced by your gall bladder to break them down. Since it can't break it down, it deposits it into your belly.

Also, I had a hysterectomy 3-years ago. Yay, another weight challenge. I was told by a great Dr. to start using Ox Bile. The Ox Bile will help break down the fat and ultimately will help lose the weight along with proper diet and exercise.

I've always walked. At least 1 hour a day. I walk my dog 1/2 hr. in the morning around 5:30 am and then at night I take him to the walking trails in the back of my home for a minimum of 1/2 hr. More often than not, it's 40 minutes. I used to lift weights, but since moving to the mountain my commute is longer. So I make up excuses as to why I can't do the weights. Of course, they are excuses.

It's really my desire to make this wo


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    Hi, as one of the co-leaders of Hopeful Hearts breaking free from Hurts team I wanted to pop around and wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy, safe and prosperous New Year! There is a lot happening in the team's forums and threads and lots of new members joining up and looking to meet new friends. I hope to see you in the forums - enjoy the rest of your day! Cheers Karen
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    I'm just dropping by to welcome you to Hopeful Hearts Breaking Free From Hurts team. I'm looking forward to getting to know you. I'll email you and your Care Group leader so that you'll know which team you're on. If you have any questions, concerns, prayer requests, or praises that you'd like to share, please feel free to share them.

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  • v IGNITEME101
    emoticon to our Hopeful Hearts Breaking Free From Hurts team! I am looking forward to spark knowing you in our forum threads.

    May this be the next emoticon step to a greater success in winning the weight battle!

    I am one of the many co-leaders here on spark Hopeful Hearts Breaking Free From Hurts team. If you have any questions please feel free to ask!

    P.S. If you click on the 'see all of my goodies', you will see a note on my goodie to read, privately! You may know that, but just in case..... emoticon
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    emoticon emoticon to the Partner ship Accountability to the finish line! We are happy to have you with our team. Please feel free to introduce your self to the team, if you haven't already done so. So be sure to check the threads, to help find a partner,and what to do next. It will help you find someone who has similar goals likes, dislikes or some one close to your age if you prefer. You will both be able to support encourage be there for each other while on your way to reach your goals.
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