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Second time's the charm

Sunday, June 30, 2019


I'm back on SparkPeople for the second time, after a year and a half away. Of course I wish I hadn't stopped, but at the time I just felt unable to take an interest in my own health. I guess I was depressed. Then I got laid off, and got more depressed. And ate more to feel better. Which as we all know, is a vicious cycle. But now I have a new job, working from home, and although the hours are weird (2pm-10pm), and the pay is less than my old job, I am feeling a lot better. I went to see an endocrinologist who prescribed metformin for my pre-diabetes, and gave me a meal plan, and I am trying to work in more exercise. I am really serious (at the moment) about tracking my food and weight, but the proof is in the pudding, as they say! So far I have lost about 6 pounds in a bit over a month.
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    Welcome back to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else. You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome back and get active on this site. emoticon
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    Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
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