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My weight has been yo-yo-ing all my adult life! And I'm really tired of it! I want to walk into a room and not feel self-conscious about my weight. After a lifetime of selecting clothes to conceal myself, I want to wear pretty clothes, try new activities & grab more gusto!

Update: I've been with SP for almost 5 yr. Lost the weight in 6 months. Rode the roller coaster of up & down the scale. Finally I'm ignoring the scale , making good food choices & exercising at least 30 min. 6 days/week. Period.

Most important lesson learned: The bad habits that made me fat the first time (and the 128th time!) will make me fat again. This must be a permanent change in my life.

2013: After DH got a new knee & I returned to all my bad habits, I sat around & regained nearly all the weight I had lost.

Started over 3 weeks ago and am now on Day 20 of a streak of at least 30 min. of exercise 6 days/week. Feel better! Clothes fit better!

It's always does. SP is the greatest! Just do it...and it feels soo great!

Member Since: 6/3/2008

Fitness Minutes: 120,253

My Goals:
Eat & cook healthy foods.

Eat appropriate portions.

Lose 22 lbs.

Solve issues and boredom without soda, chocolate or junk food.

Find a physical activity I enjoy.

Keep at current weight or less during winter.

My Program:
Track nutrition daily.

Track exercise daily.

Exercise 5 times/weekly.

Drink 64 oz or more water daily.

Don't read while I eat.

Personal Information:
I sold my business almost 5 years ago and retired early -- and I am no longer a workaholic! Hooray!

I live in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of CO. I was strictly an "indoor girl", but now love to be outdoors & active --biking, hiking, snowshoeing. I've just discovered Zumba Gold & love it!

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I love to travel, attend live theatre, read mysteries and read success stories on SP.
My husband & I have 2 grown sons.

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    GO, Go ....go Nancy! Today is our day to bring it! emoticon emoticon emoticon Progress is just around the corner! emoticon
    63 days ago
    Thanks for your comments on my activity feed. Yes, I cleared a lot of brush during the past 3 days. I'm pretty sore, but it was a lot of good aerobic activity!
    67 days ago
    I just read about your 20 day streak on your page. Great Progress here! Look at you! Thank you for your cheers, an d the goodie. - Laura
    71 days ago
    Thanks for the goodie! My goals are simple yet not so easy to attain when the road conditions are bad. Yet I persevere! I do love teaching and it's a well known rumour amongst the belly dance students that I am one of the best teachers in town. My students told me so!! I was very flattered and blushed madly, but yet I feel I earned it and am proud of it.
    I gave you a snowman to remember me by...and now an antidote to restaurant food!
    March will be warmer, no doubt, but we won't see green until April or later. I have 9 feet of snow in front of the house from the stuff that was shoveled off the roof!
    89 days ago
    Have a Blessed week my friend! emoticon
    My goals are in sight....and I just know success is around the corner!

    Cheering for YOU! emoticon
    98 days ago
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