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Still Here After All These Years

After failing at it for 10 years, I lost 29 lb with SP in a couple of months & without suffering. I can't believe I found this program. Overeaters Anonymous helped me stop binges permanently, but lately I was eating like a thin person and doing little exercise. Natural propensity to put on, middle age and menopause didn't help. In the difficult path of maintaining and trying to get fitter, while dealing with chronic back and neck problems and disliking exercise. I'm a sparkie for life & will ...
After failing at it for 10 years, I lost 29 lb with SP in a couple of months & without suffering. I can't believe I found this program. Overeaters Anonymous helped me stop binges permanently, but lately I was eating like a thin person and doing little exercise. Natural propensity to put on, middle age and menopause didn't help. In the difficult path of maintaining and trying to get fitter, while dealing with chronic back and neck problems and disliking exercise. I'm a sparkie for life & will stick to my maintenance range no matter what.

The above was written in 2008 so this year is my 6th sparkversary. I have put on 7kg or 14lbs in the last couple of years, but it hasn't been all bad, I quit sugar in the process and was much happier and healthy for a while. Went back to sugar in 2012 and also smoked on and off a couple of years, quitting again mid 2013. I abandoned SP for a few months due to frustration with myself and I'm back trying to lose at least 10 pounds because I can't accept this weight, even though I'm 61 yo and I dieted all my life. I don't want to get heavier and heavier. Sounds easy? It's not.
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Member Since: 1/24/2008

SparkPoints: 41,237

Fitness Minutes: 24,036

My Goals:
I want to eat simply and healthy but not be deprived of everything. I also need to keep my 15 min power walk on the treadmill at least 4 times a week, pilates and water aerobics once a week, no excuses. Lasting goal: do something about loosing it each time I go 2kg (or 4lb) over my goal weight. Keep off sugar. FOREVER!

My Program:
Back to SP after a year off.
Eating 1600 healthy cals and doing exercise at least 5 times a week.
Keeping off sugar as a lifetime goal.

Personal Information:
Originally from Argentina, an Aussie citizen for more than 20 years. Living in the Gold Coast Hinterland, a semi rural area with town water and Broadband. 30 mins drive to the beach. Self-Employed and out of the rat race of the corporate world in Sydney. Worked as an engineer once upon a time.

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Read a lot of literature, love non mainstream movies & totally addicted to my computer. My husband and I own a Boarding Cat Motel.

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ROZOZ68
5/3/2013 5:52:17 PM

Love this weather! Just went for a walk and it is gorgeous out!!



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4/18/2013 6:00:17 PM

Hi Claudia, Glad to see you bakc!! emoticon



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4/12/2013 10:14:52 PM

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2/14/2013 8:53:13 PM

Thanks Claudia,
U R the best! emoticon
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2/14/2013 6:00:34 PM

Oh no--a cat gave you a valentine BITE? I'm glad you protected yourself promptly! emoticon



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