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Andrew@ Philadelphia Intl Airport- on our way to Disney World for 1st time- 11/13! EXCITED?!?!!!

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After many,many countless attempts at weight loss, trying every single fad diet and magic diet pill and program, I realize that there is no "secret" or magic to it. It's all about a lifestyle change, finding what works for you & sticking with it.

I've been with Sparkpeople for a long time and had many ups and downs. About 9 years ago, I met goal and was able to maintain goal range for about 5 years or so. Slowly but surely, I backslid and the weight piled back on. I never left Sparkpeople, but life got in the way and I was not very active on here at all and quit tracking all together.I had 2 foot surgeries (one on each foot) this past summer- one in May & when that one healed enough - one in August, which also helped me to pack on some extra weight. I am now at my heaviest in nearly 10 years. I have about 25 pounds to lose, again.

I tried many times along the way to restart, but it never really lasted more than a few days or a week at a time. I always pout everything before me and my journey, figuring I'll get to it some day. That "someday" is TODAY.

Today is the day I recommit to taking my life, my health back. One day at a time, One pound at a time.

I am actually really excited about this new chapter in my life and I look forward to making more new friends along the way! We can & will do this! We are all in this together :)

Member Since: 7/28/2007

Fitness Minutes: 58,087

My Goals:
To be happy & healthy, comfortable in my own skin :)

My Program:
Try my best every day and when I mess up, start back on track immediately- not wait until the next day, week, month, etc.

Personal Information:
I'm in northeast PA, married, a stay at home mom -w/ a 11 yr old son, Catholic, Conservative, eBayer , Loves Disney World, Grey's Anatomy, CNN, Country Music

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  • v EBETH13
    hi Amy! Yes, I am wishing it would act like winter or bring on the spring.

    My husband has been given notice that the university will not be renewing his contract in June. We are both shocked and deeply worried. He's 62 and just 2.5 years away from retirement. He is too young to retire and still wants to do science. Keep him in your pryaers for the right path the Lord wants his to take......

    How are you?

    261 days ago
    It’s cold outside, but Spring is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of March. The challenge consists of 11 Teams, that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs, allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    Here are some of the members comments written on a Survey Monkey poll:

    “The ITCs help me find new ways to add healthy choices to my life. “

    “I like the variety, novelty, and ingenuity of the weekly challenges. They push us out of our comfort zone. And get us to try something new. “

    “Participating in the challenges helps me stay on track better and I enjoy a little friendly competition. I also enjoy working on common goals with other members.”

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the the link below, or click on my username and leave me a message or click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Waitlist thread.

    285 days ago
    emoticon Just stopping by to say hello and see how you are doing. Can you believe January is almost over?
    295 days ago
  • v EBETH13
    Hey friend! Yes, I need to get back to this project.....crazy weather.

    Stay warm!!!
    298 days ago
  • v -RUBIES-
    Hi Spark friend, I hope you are having a good day. Keep focused and remain determined.

    Spark On!
    301 days ago
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