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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 ...
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.
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Member Since: 1/30/2009

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Fitness Minutes: 136,000

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Since I have logged 1000 mi finally...(10/24/2013)...

log 2000 miles by the end of 2014.

streak daily yoga/flex...10 min daily.



My Program:
1 Drink at least 8 glasses of water /day
2-Measure and track all food- increase sv of wh. grains & fish.
3- consistant exercise- do usual 5 mil walk daily Run every other day.
4-ST with spec attn to core.
5- stretch with spec attn to IT band.




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My name is Donna, 61 yr old retired cardiac nurse, married for41 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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CATANTIGO
9/29/2014 6:03:37 PM

Thanks for stopping by my blog and sharing your wise advice. Sometimes change is not always helpful, but I guess I'll learn to live with it.



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SCHECK5
9/6/2014 12:39:10 PM

Thanks for the advice of my blog...I will definitely have to do some of those chair workouts...so far it's hard to not get my steps in but it is what it is!!!
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!
Angel



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CREPEDCRUSADER
9/3/2014 1:26:59 PM

My husband is currently DVRing FXX cuz they are running every Simpsons ever. D'oh! It's gonna be too full to record any of my reality smut. emoticon

Oh well, I guess I'll live. emoticon



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CATANTIGO
9/3/2014 10:58:34 AM

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Sometimes protein is my friend, but other times it's so elusive. Come on protein, join the party already!



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MAREANNIE
8/31/2014 2:46:39 PM

Thank you for the lovely candles and kind words. The significance of each candle touched me. I appreciate your kindness. emoticon



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