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lindalou0510
01-29-2009, 10:50 PM
Hi everyone!

I'm a newbie here, and I'm really glad to have found this place! I'm still trying to navigate my way around here, and I found this forum! I'm definitely in the club!
I look forward to posting and getting to know everyone!

Linda
:hug:


Randi
01-29-2009, 11:42 PM
:wel3fc:

This is the greatest place to get and give support. It definitely makes our journey more enjoyable!

Looking forward to hearing about your plan/program.

Luvbean
01-29-2009, 11:54 PM
WELCOME!!! Nice to see you in your Avatar. You are gonna love it in here. What is your plan? WW, Calorie counting, Atkins, other?


lindalou0510
01-30-2009, 12:04 AM
That's a great question! I've tried every diet plan on earth. WW, Jenny, Medifast... none of them seem to do the trick!

I know that exercise is key, and I always feel better once I get to the gym. But, does anyone else HATE going? So many mirrors, nowhere to hide!

I think I'm going to try the calorie counting method, and exercise!

:carrot:

Eiluj
01-30-2009, 12:14 AM
Calorie counting is the way to go for many of us. Welcome welcome!

lindalou0510
01-30-2009, 12:15 AM
Thanks so much! I'm looking forward to getting to know my way around!;)

xJox
01-30-2009, 12:26 AM
Welcome!

autumns19
01-30-2009, 12:30 AM
Welcome! :D

haleysmommy5402
01-30-2009, 12:49 AM
Welcome Linda!! .. I'm new here also and so far everyone has been extremely nice and VERY helpful :)

Michelle98272
01-30-2009, 01:03 AM
Welcome to the club, Linda!! This is a great bunch of people around here. I feel accepted and supported here. EVERYONE is struggling with similiar issues here AND there are quite a few people here who have kicked a** in the weight loss department that have great advice.

Lyn2007
01-30-2009, 01:16 AM
Welcome! I love it here and I'm sure you will too :)

lalique
01-30-2009, 03:20 AM
:welcome3: Linda!
I'm gald you found us! I look forward to seeing you around the forums!

Numina
01-30-2009, 08:55 AM
Welcome to the 100+ board, Linda! It's always cool to have another comrade in arms in this fight for a healthier us. Everyone here is wonderfully supportive and there is a huge amount (pun intended) of weight loss wisdom floating through the threads.

So, congratulations to you for taking that first big step, choosing your health over bad habits and food. I can't wait to post on your "I just lost my first 5 pounds" thread!

:welcome2:

time2lose
01-30-2009, 09:22 AM
Welcome, this is a great place to get support and encouragement!

TJFitnessDiva
01-30-2009, 09:24 AM
Welcome!!! :)

ChocLabLover
01-30-2009, 09:33 AM
:welcome3: to the forum!

lindalou0510
01-30-2009, 09:39 AM
Thanks to everyone for making me feel welcome!

I look forward to the first 5lb loss post too! One day at a time right?
Happy Friday all!
:carrot:

Sandi
01-30-2009, 10:43 AM
:wel3fc:

You have certainly come to the right place for help and support!!

Please check out this thread as you get settled in!! http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/showthread.php?t=104159

Glad you are here!

cfmama
01-30-2009, 01:11 PM
Welcome Linda :) You've found the right board and we totally rock ;) So stick with us and you'll be alllll good!

Tai
01-30-2009, 05:27 PM
Welcome Linda! We're glad you've joined us.

TraceyElaine
01-30-2009, 05:45 PM
Welcome!

lindalou0510
01-31-2009, 12:29 AM
Thanks again everyone! This place is awesome!
:hug:

rockinrobin
01-31-2009, 09:20 AM
Yes, this place IS awesome. Soooo glad you've found us.

I am a calorie counter as well. IMO, there is no better longterm approach to weight loss and maintenance then counting up those calories. Wanting to get the most from every precious one that goes in my mouth has forced me to choose good, nutritious, tasty, wholesome foods, which gives me a lot of volume, something I like and need. It's also the only thing that makes me limit my portions and tell me when to stop eating.

As far as exercise, why not just start out walking? Also consider buying yourself a resistance band to add in some strength training. Leslie Sansone's 1,2 & 3 miles Walk Away the Pounds DVD is another great beginning exericse.

Looking forward to hearing from you as you embark on this exciting, incredible, REWARDING journey towards good health. :)