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I am retired and a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and I'm sure I am a few more things I don't even know about. I have been on this weight loss journey for most of my life and a few times have even reached my goal.

At this point I am pre-diabetic and still need to lose quite a bit of weight so it is time to get serious again. This time will be forever as I cannot keep doing this or feeling disgusted with myself.

I will continue to walk everyday ...
I am retired and a wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and I'm sure I am a few more things I don't even know about. I have been on this weight loss journey for most of my life and a few times have even reached my goal.

At this point I am pre-diabetic and still need to lose quite a bit of weight so it is time to get serious again. This time will be forever as I cannot keep doing this or feeling disgusted with myself.

I will continue to walk everyday at least 5 days a week. I will do some kind of exercise every day. I will weight/measure all food including condiments. I will be accountable to myself and weigh in in front of another person to keep myself accountable.

My goal is to lose 5% of my body weight for this challenge and maybe a little more for good measure!


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Member Since: 7/14/2008

SparkPoints: 249,598

Fitness Minutes: 222,266

My Goals:
I want to be a healthy weight and not feel anxious when I have to get on the scale in the doctor's office.

My goal is to lose 5% of total body weight by the end of the Spring challenge.

My Program:
Spring Challenge Exercise Plan:

Walk 60 minutes in the morning 5 days a week.

Walk - 30 minutes in the afternoon 7 days a week.

Ride stationary bike 30 minutes 5 days a week.

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Hi -

My name is Donna. My DH of 47 years and I live in central Florida most of the year. We have a little cabin in the mountains where we like to go and escape the summer heat.

I love to read, play computer games, garden and walk. I spend most Saturday mornings at the local yard sales and am forever searching for that special treasure.

My DH and I like to travel - especially cruises. We like unpacking once and sleeping in the same bed every night. And someone else takes care of everything else. But for 2014 we plan to see the USA. We've done quite a bit but have places we want to re-visit and take the grand with us this time.

We are blessed with two grown children (one son and one daughter) and a sweet teen-age granddaughter. We love spending time together and try to take the grand everywhere we go. She still likes to be with us so we consider each day a gift.

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KATELJM
8/29/2014 12:24:36 PM

Hi, Donna, thanks for being my very first visitor to my blog, "What Do You Want, Do You Really, Really Want?". I know that song will be stuck in my head all day, LOL.

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PLUGINALONG
8/25/2014 2:27:05 PM

I love the fitbit. It is so motivating and exciting to be able to get the 10,000+ steps in each day. You also have a food log. You can see your friends steps or whatever they are willing to let you see. I am just letting my friends see my steps as that is what I am most concerned about right. You should consider getting one. Later.



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8/19/2014 2:16:35 PM

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DNRAE1
8/15/2014 3:23:37 PM

Hi Donna. I got home on Wednesday after 2 months traveling and visiting my daughters and their families. I had a wonderful time, but am so glad to be home. Tired and recovering from a couple of very long driving days. CA, CO, IL, MI, and PA were my major stops. Fun!



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IOWAGRAMMA
8/14/2014 12:59:54 PM

Hi, Donna. Finally, I am beginning to get a bit caught up on some of my Sparking. Don't know how I got so behind. Just wanted to say thank you for stopping by my "naked" blog a few weeks ago. You are so right!! We are seniors and we have finally arrived! I'm loving the water and happy to have a place where I can go for exercise!! Hope all is well! Love, Jeannie



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