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I Started SP the end of Jan. 2009. Briefly, I have always had some issues with my weight. I had had some success with diets, most notably WW where I was able to get down to 138 very briefly and settled into 143 comfortably. My lifetime WW weight goal was 153 which was easily bypassed at that time.

Sadly, I made the huge dieters mistake of thinking of it as something with a beginning and an end and once I was no longer tracking all my food and exercise I fell back into old habits.

So in the years after WW I struggled just to keep from zooming totally out of control.

When I found SP in Jan. I was determined that this was not a diet. A beginning yes....the first day of the rest of my life sort of thing....but no end....this is a healthy lifestyle quest and it has to be habits that last forever. So at this point, I haven't met my weight goal quite yet....I have met a lot of fitness and appearance goals and I have met myself metaphorically and I really like this new friend.


Member Since: 1/30/2009

Fitness Minutes: 207,491

My Goals:
Revised goals:

15K steps a day.

5 Million steps in 2016

streak at least a mile a day run.

Streak plank it!



My Program:
1 Drink at least 8 glasses of water /day
2-Measure and track all food- increase sv of wh. grains & fish.
3-ST with spec attn to core.
4- stretch with spec attn to IT band.





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My name is Donna, 64 yr old retired cardiac nurse, married for44 years to my best friend. Husband and I worked together on a private railcar (our retirement dream job) for ten years. Now we're retired again. LOL


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  • v MCCLOD
    thanks Donna for your welcome back!! Cant believe it has been 6 years since I first logged on! It is an inspiration to see you still here, since I restarted after a 3 year hiatus.
    18 days ago
  • v GINIEMIE
    Hi Donna, how are you doing today? I decided I'd lift my left knee to the right elbow and the right to the left 20 X now I can't find what it's called to track it. Good thing is whether it's tracked or not I did it. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    21 days ago
  • v GINIEMIE
    Okay challenge accepted, headed there now any suggestions? I'm going to do the foot and ankle exercise to relieve the arthritic pain. emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    22 days ago
  • v BARBARAJ73
    ACK! Lindor Truffles are like the Pringles ad for me ... I can't stop with just one. I usually stick to Dove Dark Chocolate but they are no where near the quality of the "good stuff." emoticon
    24 days ago
  • v JANET552
    Well, you can teach an old dog new tricks but it sure seems to take this old dog lots longer to learn any new tricks than it used to take. emoticon emoticon

    I am sure you are enjoying this fantastic Fall weather we've been having. It has certainly helped me keep up with yard work at home and at Dad's. Everyone in the family seems to be succumbing to this virus going around...except me. So far.
    26 days ago
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