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I am on my way to half my size. I began my journey at 243 lbs. :( But on my way to 120 lbs. :) ...and the journey unfolds...

In my first two years on SP (7/9/10-7/9/12), I lost 67 lbs of the 123 I desired to lose. Then, a job change derailed my progress. Stress and a sedentary job...I put all the weight back on. Now, I have begun again. I re-started at 247 lbs. I'm now down 23 pounds and continuing to find my way. I am now a member of OA and recovering One Day at a Time. My new abstinence from overeating is helping me to recover and lose the weight. I think my combo plan of God, SP, and OA will bring me to a healthy weight this time around.

My goals for 2016...
1. Getting back into Onederland.
2. Continue drinking my water (I gave up diet cola and drink water exclusively)
3. Become a freggie eater (eating 4 or more servings of fruits/veggies per day)
4. Incorporate a new exercise routine that works with my schedule and that I can be consistent with that includes strength and cardio exercise
5. Increase my walking and standing time...moving from completely sedentary to getting 10,000 steps daily
6. Complete my workout room...setting up a special workout room in my basement

So, the plan for Year 6...continue to track everything 100%. Continue drinking water. Pursue more freggies and exercise. Reward myself for accomplishments in these and other areas. Be good to myself. Spark on...let the remaining weight drop off...it will happen...I have to stay on the SP train...it is headed to my destination.


Member Since: 7/9/2010

Fitness Minutes: 60,278

My Goals:
Ultimate Goal - 120 lbs
Mini Goals:
1/4-way mark
1/3-way to goal
1/2-way mark
2/3-way to goal
3/4-way mark

5 lbs (DONE!)
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20 lbs (DONE!)
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Weights to Hit:
240 -- (OB BMI) (DONE!)
230's (DONE!)
220's (DONE!)
210's
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180 -- (OW BMI)
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My Program:
I am eating within my calorie range every day (1250-1600 calories).

I am drinking water all day long.

I am sleeping 8 hrs nightly.

I am connecting with SparkPeople weekly, blogging and encouraging friends.

I am pushing to hit 10,000 steps daily tracked on my Fitbit daily.



Personal Information:
I'm from a small town in Ohio...near Cincinnati and Dayton.

I'm a mother and a wife...now a grandma, too!

I have three grown children...2 of which are married now. I have twin girls and a singlet son. I have 3 little granddaughters.

My family means everything to me.


Other Information:
I work full-time in accounting. I'm excited about getting my weight under control. It's been a real "monkey on my back." And I would love to be free of it...so that I can be all that I can be...physically and mentally. It's happening...I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    *♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    You are the only one who can break away from bad thoughts and see the bright side of every situation. Karen Noe
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    7 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    *♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    In the end, always trust your vibes. Sonia Choquette
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    8 days ago
  • v BJAEGER307
    Hi Cathy,

    Haven't heard from you in a while and just wondering if you're alright and doing well.

    Wondering how the journey is going for you.

    You take care, be safe and stay healthy. emoticon
    8 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/14/2017 2:26:20 PM
  • v LOPEYP
    Hi Cathy,
    I miss reading your blogs. How are you???

    Are you getting any snow in Ohio? We are in the midst of a blizzard. Expecting 12-18" today. We are both WFH today. Hope the forecast is wrong. emoticon
    8 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Being grateful for what we have is the fastest way to receive more. Gail Lynne Goodwin
    9 days ago
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