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    Thank you for the support. It means so much to me. Keep tracking and making small changes. You can do it!
    386 days ago
  • v 1965KAREN
    Your status says frustrated. I'm sorry. You've got this lady! Keep pushing forward!! emoticon
    414 days ago
  • v ZTGF04
    It's totally a mental thing! My brain is hard wired to eat lots of chocolate and chips, any carbs really. Not doing a fad diet to cut carbs out or anything, just trying to make smaller and less frequent bad choices. You have to take it one day at time but think about how much you want to see at least 1 less lb at the next weigh-in! My challenge is getting the fitness side in, I'm getting bored doing all the Fitbit steps in I need to burn calories...I do most of them while I watch TV.
    488 days ago
  • v ZTGF04
    I'm in the same boat - trying to make myself move more and eat smarter. We both can do it - but it's sure not easy. Just don't beat yourself up for days where you don't hit your goals. I'm trying to eat smarter but I'm not completely denying myself things I like ... I'm focused on eating them less often though and smaller portions (i.e. don't watch TV with a bag of chips in my hand, lol).
    I notice you have a picture of Casper the Friendly Ghost on your Spark Photos - funny, I used to collect cartoon cels and Casper is one I have!
    emoticon Tracy
    489 days ago
    Hi Mary, thank you for the comments on my blog, it is very appreciated. You are welcome on my page. You asked how I keep motivated. Some days I feel low, and wonder why I keep trying. For me, It is a easy answer. I don't want to lose what mobility I still have. I am not the healthiest person around. I am 71, very obese, have back, hip and knee issues. I also have COPD and heart issues. I hurt every day. But I am not ready to quite. I still love life, I dream of getting where I can once again get out, walk in the woods. I was a volunteer in the nursing homes visiting our veterans. I miss it. I want it. I don't want to be home bound or worse dependent on others for everything. I fight every day to get up and move. I walk around my house, I walk out on my deck, I love nature and enjoy watching the birds squirrels and rabbits and cattle in my neighbors pastures. Nature is my sanctuary. You can do it, I can do it. One day at a time. I am going to add you as a friend hope you will do the same. We can encourage each other. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    510 days ago
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