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Meeting called to order October 2, 2012 by Sharon. We had 14 weigh-in with 10-1/4 lbs lost. High loser was Rachel. Kathleen, Judy, Sam and Sue all stayed the same.

Kathleen had the lesson from website.

(A) Attend a TOPS meeting is the first step. (B) It takes a brave soul to admit a weight problem. (C) Challenge take (D) Determination to use maximum (E) Effort to (F) Fight for (G) Goal weight. (H) Halfway to goal, you’ll feel (I) Inspired to stay on the road to a thinner you. Your (J) Job as a TOPS member is to (K) Know when other members need support (L) Learn to plan healthy (M) Meals, and (N) Notice other members losses and get ideas from them as you improve yourself. (O) Others will begin to notice the new you. (P) Prove to yourself that you can do it and maybe even become a (Q) Queen or King. (R) Rewards will come your way. (S) Support others so they too can earn awards. Learn the (T) Truth; that overeating is a bad habit, but not (U) uncontrollable. Make those pounds (V) vanish. (W) Weight loss will take you to (X) Xanader once you are at goal and (Y) you realize you have (Z) zero pounds left to lose! Learning my TOPS ABC’s.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off  Pounds Sensibly) is a non-profit, international weight loss support group open to anyone seven years of age or older. The MO #0720 chapter meets every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the basement of the courthouse. Come visit us and sit in on a meeting, if you would like to find out more about T.O.P.S. We welcome anyone looking to get and stay healthy.