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cate195

April 24, 2015
Well here I am, another year has passed. I have been back on SP for 2 weeks now and things are going well.

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable."
Christopher Reeve




April 14, 2014
Just keep running this play until I get it right.



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I am updating my page per ...
April 24, 2015
Well here I am, another year has passed. I have been back on SP for 2 weeks now and things are going well.

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable."
Christopher Reeve




April 14, 2014
Just keep running this play until I get it right.



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I am updating my page per instructions from SparkCoach. I started my latest journey with SP on February 4, 2013. Although I have been losing SLOWLY, still I have lost 13 pounds. I am not in this as a race, I have learned to be content with eating better and exercising and feeling healthier. With that said, I do want to lose the last 12 pounds, so I continue......

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It is time to update my introduction! I first joined SP in January, 2009, but did not really get into it until July of 2009. I lost 23 pounds by the end of October that year. Unfortunately, I put my back out by raking leaves without pacing myself. (I guess 2 straight days of raking for 4-5 hours is not really good for you) Since that time 3 years ago I have managed to put back on the 20 pounds. My husband and I are retired and have been on several vacations. We love it, but I have managed to lose my motivation and have been making poor nutrition choices. I decided to do the South Beach diet because I know I can lose weight on this dies, and I know that I feel better avoiding the bad carbs. Today is February 4, 2013, the beginning of a new commitment for me.
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Member Since: 1/3/2009

SparkPoints: 92,671

Fitness Minutes: 59,538

My Goals:
Very simply: I want to feel comfortable in my body.

My Program:
I am tracking my food and staying between 1200-1350 calories a day.
I am going to aerobics and strength class 3 days a week. In June I got the Spark People Activity Tracker and I am now in the 10,000 steps a day club, so a 3-4 mile walk is a daily activity for me.

Personal Information:
My husband and I are semi-retired, (we keep busy and work flexible part time jobs). We love the Patriots and traveling. We enjoy being on the beach, or hiking in the mountains. We have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. We feel blessed to have such a good life and such a wonderful family.

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"Decide what you would become, then do what you have to do."

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Member Comments:
QUEENOTHEFOREST
12/3/2015 8:34:20 AM

Thanks for the sunshine Cate!



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ALFBUNDY
12/2/2015 6:11:40 PM

The wedding pix are of me & my husband. It was our 16th anniversary Friday, Nov. 27.



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CHEESEDIVA
12/2/2015 11:18:40 AM

Please add me as a buddy :) your blog is very inspirational. I have been very down with health issues, which now leads me here. I have to keep positive to make this work and stay strong. You look to be the spirit i could use!♡



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ARAZA30
11/30/2015 5:43:39 PM

Best wishes to your journey



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SPARKFRAN514
10/25/2015 11:45:21 PM

Are you ready for the ride of your life? Then get on the train and keep on riding the health n fitness routine....

You can't spell CHAlleNGE without CHANGE!!!
I may not see it yet, but a new me is right around the corner!
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