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Lee ( BOPPY_ )

I'm a 67 year old married male who lives in New Hampshire.

I had lost 101 lbs in 80 weeks before joining SparkPeople. (I started with another program at 306 pounds, and was 205, when I joined SP.)

I changed my goal weight to 185, today, to accomodate my body's tolerance to weight lifting. Now, I'm trying to stabilize at 185 +/- 2 lbs range.

BTW, "Boppy" is what my Grandson started calling me when he was 2 years old. He's now 10. He dubbed, my wife, Beth, ...
I'm a 67 year old married male who lives in New Hampshire.

I had lost 101 lbs in 80 weeks before joining SparkPeople. (I started with another program at 306 pounds, and was 205, when I joined SP.)

I changed my goal weight to 185, today, to accomodate my body's tolerance to weight lifting. Now, I'm trying to stabilize at 185 +/- 2 lbs range.

BTW, "Boppy" is what my Grandson started calling me when he was 2 years old. He's now 10. He dubbed, my wife, Beth, "Mimi", about the same time. He still calls us by these names, today. And, so we shall both be known by the family ...

Pet peeves: censorship and wading through religious blather (pardon the redundancy) to get to any topic!

I've (a) had the back surgery, (b) raised my maintenance weight to 185, and (c) had begun working out religiously (if you'll excuse the expression ;-)). Have eased up recently to accommodate bum knees, and weight maintenance has become an issue, but I expect to have that under control by 2014-02-15.

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Member Since: 12/27/2012

SparkPoints: 79,661

Fitness Minutes: 66,545

My Goals:
Stay at my goal weight for the rest of my life.

My Program:
* Exercise every day (that I can)
* Eat high produce, high protein, low saturated fat, low processed grain diet.
* Track my food, weight, and exercise daily
* Plan my meals, exercise and program, as needed

Personal Information:
I'm originally from Chicago, have lived much of my life in the West (CO, CA), went to college and graduate school in, respectively IA and OH, and now have lived the last 26 years in New Hampshire.

Other Information:
I'm a fan of nonfiction: history, including anthropological, science and technology, as well as mystery and spy novels.

My favorite nonfiction books are:
* The Man Who Only Loved Numbers.
* Goedel, Escher, Bach
* Surely, You Must be Joking Mr. Feynman
* What Do You Care What Other People Think?
* Genius
* Electric Koolaid Acid Test
* The Right Stuff
* An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution
* Guns, Germs and Steel
* Roget's Thesauraus -- the organization is pure genius
...

On the fiction side, I've read everything that Robert B. Parker, and John Grisham have written, along with many books by Ludlum, Cornwell, Clancy, Silva, and DeMille.
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My favorite fiction books are:
* Catch 22
* The Sotweed Factor
* Catcher in the Rye
and everything else that Salinger has written

My favorite movies, are:
* Coming to America (1988)
* Finding Forrester (2000)
* Arsenic and Old Lace
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NEWTINK
10/31/2014 11:56:14 AM

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LOVNLAUGHTER
10/31/2014 10:09:03 AM

What an inspiration! Your success story totally blows many of my past excuses. Way to go and thanks for sharing!



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10/31/2014 9:22:58 AM

CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING THE SPARK MOTIVATOR OF THE WEEK AND ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS. GOD BLESSINGS ALWAYS. HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK. WTG!!!



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