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I'm married to the junk food king. This was not staged! The table looked like that.



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I carried an extra 25 lbs for 25 years. In the era of the "Biggest Loser" that may not seem like a big deal. I had always been told by family and friends that I could "carry it." The photo of me finishing a half marathon back in 2006 attests to that. Finally, on Jan 1, 2009 I decided that I just didn't want to "carry it" anymore, not for 13.1 miles, not up and down stairs, nowhere.

Now, that I've reached 4 years of maintenance, I never want to go back! Gradualism was my ...
I carried an extra 25 lbs for 25 years. In the era of the "Biggest Loser" that may not seem like a big deal. I had always been told by family and friends that I could "carry it." The photo of me finishing a half marathon back in 2006 attests to that. Finally, on Jan 1, 2009 I decided that I just didn't want to "carry it" anymore, not for 13.1 miles, not up and down stairs, nowhere.

Now, that I've reached 4 years of maintenance, I never want to go back! Gradualism was my plan and now maintenance is my goal.


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BROOKLYN_BORN is driving to the gym to continue working out - too hot & humid outside!
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Member Since: 8/20/2009

SparkPoints: 34,236

Fitness Minutes: 33,802

My Goals:
Cardio, strength, balance, flexibility - to work on improvement in all areas.

Every morning - stretching/balance routine

Aim for 20+ miles/week

My Program:
Monday - Short run and aerobics/weights class

Tuesday - 5 miles

Wednesday - 30 min of weights

Thursday - 4-5 miles with Interval training to build speed

Friday - same as Monday

Saturday - long, slow, distance (work toward 10 miles gradually)

Sunday - easy walking miles

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Member Comments:
BOILHAM
8/23/2014 2:28:33 PM

Thanks for the comments on my failure blog. Yes, I finished and was happy to do so. Since then, I've done a triathlon that went extremely well. Hence, my blog today about failure not holding me back.



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NANCYANNE55
8/23/2014 1:42:18 PM

Thank you for the comment on my blog! That's exactly what I meant about my view of the scale, although I couldn't figure out how to say it as succinctly as you did. (Too few words is rarely a problem with me!)



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SWEDE_SU
8/23/2014 12:45:26 AM

thank you for commenting on my blog - i appreciate the support!



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WILSONWR
8/22/2014 2:23:32 PM

Thanks for the recipe. I'll have to give them a try!



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WILSONWR
8/22/2014 11:52:29 AM

Let me know how those protein bars come out. Thanks!



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