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I am 57, and cannot walk alone, after three massive strokes, I am wheelchair bound, I have, however recently lost 87 pounds with a different program, I have 43 to go. Well, I have to report this to as many people as I can, I just learned that I dropped 3 more.
I am 57, and cannot walk alone, after three massive strokes, I am wheelchair bound, I have, however recently lost 87 pounds with a different program, I have 43 to go. Well, I have to report this to as many people as I can, I just learned that I dropped 3 more.




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Member Since: 3/27/2008

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My Goals:
Enter a summary of your goals, or just a few you would like to share.I will ride my stationary bike 1 hour three or more days a week, hopefully 5. I will go from size 18 jeans to size 14, I will lose another 15 pounds, from 180 to 165. 9/1/08

My Program:
Give an overview of what you are doing to meet your goals. I'm doing 60 minutes of stationary bike riding 5 days a week, lifting light weights sporadically, doing crunches incessantly, eating healthy, low fat, no suger, lots of water. walking some distance at least once a week

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Anything else you would like to tell people. Could include things like your favorite books or movies, a quote, I was an English teacher-high school- for 17 years. Then I was a lawyer for 5 years, now I'm retired. Having had 3 strokes on August 20, 2000, I gained 100 pounds in short order, now I've dropped 85.5

 
 



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SHERRY666
11/1/2008 8:16:05 PM

Hi Barbara, and it's nice to have you with us on the disability team, I am looking forward to seeing more of you through out the threads... Sherry.. emoticon emoticon emoticon



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*PBJMOMMY*
9/21/2008 2:18:05 PM

I guess I put deadlines on my goals so that I don't let myself get lazy. I didn't have specific goals before and I was just kinda coasting along. I like knowing that there is a "finish line" persay. Thanks for stopping by my page! have a great Sunday! Trisha



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FEATHERGIRL34
9/8/2008 8:24:22 AM

Hey there!! No problemo!! I totally understood what you were saying... I don't think we can ever be DONE with taking care of ourselves!! EVER!! lol


LIke I tell everyone.,..... if I can do it.. anyone can do it!! I still have a ways to go.. but, I am not quitting or giving up even when the scale doesn't want to budge!! I am going to be persistant and finish this whole weightloss thing one day!!

I hope you have a wonderful week and a MARVELOUS MONDAY!!





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FEATHERGIRL34
9/6/2008 8:01:37 AM

Thanks for the comment!! What I am most DONE with is being the person that I was when I started this journey. I am done with feeling like I am helpless to lose weight or feeling that food controls my life. I am done with the fat mentality, that I am OK being fat. I am done not loving me!! Most of all I am DONE worrying about what others think of me or the way I look.

Done to me is not a matter of weight loss... it is a matter of how I think about things.

Thanks for stopping by my page. And for commenting!!



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CSONIA
7/17/2008 11:11:58 AM

July 17,

emoticon Hello happy Thursday! I am popping in all my friends page and I wanted to share something that I found. You may have already seen it, but here it is.

Give yourself some credit! For how much you do and how hard you work. For how deeply you care and how strong you can be. And for how often you put someone else first, and for how little you expect in return. All the good things you think about other people are true of you. So pay yourself a compliment ,too!

emoticon So here is a water for you and me, enjoy!
emoticon Sonia



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