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I am so tired of this weight at 314 I am hurting all over, time to
make the time for me and get serious about losing weight.
I am a diabetic on insulin. Need to get my health back NOW.
No More stopping or Restarting just going to get healthy.
We are what we eat so we need to pay attention to just exactly what that is and how your body reacts. The very least you should be doing is eating fresh and whole foods. Cut out the preservatives in pre-packaged food. Keep away from the 3 whites: sugar, flour, and pasta. Our food has the means to prevent and heal disease. Our food choices can either kill us (an ever-increasing number of studies say that they are) or pull us out of the disease process, heal us and put us back on track for lifelong health. Food should be our medicine of choice, not drugs. More than half our entire population has to take at least one drug daily (usually more than one). Degenerative diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even several forms of cancer, could almost always be prevented � and in many cases reversed � by eating healthy food.

You are with a Spark friend and you are never alone as I will be walking right beside you through this journey.

Never judge me unless you have walked in my shoes!


Member Since: 3/16/2016

Fitness Minutes: 75,805

My Goals:
Lose weight slow and steady.


My Program:
Follow a healthy eating plan and walk 3 to 4 times a week. Drink plenty of water. Get a least 7 hours of sleep a night.



Personal Information:
Live in California born and raised. Have 2 grown sons and 1 grandson. DH and I have been married 50 years.


Other Information:
Love to read and do all kinds of crafts. If you need support you can eamail me at sassychiu@hotmail.com or spark mail me.




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  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Today’s word is TRYING! No matter how hard it is keep on TRYING!! Throw kindness around like confetti.

    Maintain a positive state of mind! Believe in yourself! Have confidence in your abilities! Feel good about yourself! Take pride in what you have achieved! YES, We CAN DO It!

    Instead of starving yourself, starve the negative thoughts that say you can't lose weight in HEALTHY WAYS and feed the positive ones that say YOU CAN!!
    1717 days ago
  • v 1HAPPYSPIRIT
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    emoticon for being a "beam" of support on my weight loss journey! I so appreciate your encouraging messages!
    1717 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    ""Things don't go wrong and break your heart
    so you can become bitter and give up.
    They happen to break you down and build you up
    so you can be all that you were intended to be.""

    Have a friendly, fantastic, festive, fabulous, funfilled Friday!
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    1718 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    It's extremely common to hit a plateau at some point during your weight loss journey. Obviously it can be really discouraging when the number on the scale doesn't move. There is good news — We've got some tips to help bust through that plateau and see the number get lower and lower.

    1) We need to re-evaluate our caloric needs - as we lose weight, our bodies tend to burn fewer calories at a slower rate, therefore we need to consume fewer calories. You will either need to burn more calories or consume at least 500 less calories per day

    2) Getting Back to Basics: Writing down everything we eat in a food journal to make sure we are still on track. Remember portion control is just one key to permanent weight loss.

    3) Moving More: Are you still trying to get in those extra movements like you did when you first started losing weight. Once we obtain our weight loss goal, we sometimes slack off on the exercise a bit. And just go to the gym or use our home equipment and forget to park out a little from the grocery store or maybe walk to it if it is close enough.

    4) Choosing Fresh Foods over Pre-Packaged: fresh over processed is always best. You know what your putting into your body.

    5) Getting in Your Daily Water: Yes that still counts. Make sure you didn't slip back into your old latte' ways and now your adding extra calories by drinking them in. Water is still the best way to go. You can still change things up by adding fresh fruit to the mix.

    6) Stress: Stress is always a factor in weight loss and weight gain. It can go either way. So make sure you take some time out for you. Even if it's just a few minutes in the bathroom to relax in the tub. Just lock out the world and do you...You deserve it!


    1718 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Focused attention results in attracting what you want. Gal Lynne Goodwin
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    1718 days ago