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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: 137,537

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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    Hey, Nancy! How are things? Enjoying summer in those gorgeous hills of yours? I'm enjoying it in the grassy plains of the suburbs. :) Just enjoying the warm weather.
    89 days ago
    What a coincidence! Lots of people there (and here!) in the summer ---if we want to turn left to get onto the highway to go to town, we have to turn right & eventually make a U-turn somewhere! -- no wonder, the CO mtns are spectacular.

    Have fun when you go back south again!
    113 days ago
  • v LIS193
    What a fun trip trying out the new 4x4! This area is beautiful and I am sorry to have missed you - we are in Colorado at the moment - got here just over a week ago and are planning to go south again next week. Major plumbing problems at the trailer house, thank goodness for the travel trailer here and the state park facilities 1 mile down the road.
    It would be so much fun to meet up one day!! Darn, had we know we'd both be in the area at the same time we could have made it happen..
    Maybe next time??!!
    113 days ago
    Thanks for stopping by my blog to inspire me as always! emoticon I so appreciate your support!
    121 days ago
  • v LIS193
    emoticon for you kind words on my feed. I have a good photographer: my DH :)
    Pickleball is great fun but I am taking a little break until we're back from our trip to Colorado (mid July - mid/end of August) Hope the fires will be over with by then!
    Are you enjoying being back for the summer? I enjoyed reading about your time this winter - lots of activities! Take care hiking..
    139 days ago
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