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Journey to thin- the Poundage Plan

My weight has been a lifelong battle: Diet/lose/gain. Diet/lose/gain. At 55, it was high time I put that cycle behind me. My arthritis was so bad in my knees, I had a hard time going up and down stairs. This had to STOP!

My youngest birth kid, Meg, got a free month membership at the local "Y" and convinced me to join with her. OK, no dieting, but I could use the exercise for my poor knee.

Imagine my surprise to find that I could play racquetball and with a little ...
My weight has been a lifelong battle: Diet/lose/gain. Diet/lose/gain. At 55, it was high time I put that cycle behind me. My arthritis was so bad in my knees, I had a hard time going up and down stairs. This had to STOP!

My youngest birth kid, Meg, got a free month membership at the local "Y" and convinced me to join with her. OK, no dieting, but I could use the exercise for my poor knee.

Imagine my surprise to find that I could play racquetball and with a little modification, take classes. I am using the cardio room every day and the weight room every other day.

The bonus? My diet evolved into a healthier diet! I no longer want junk. After only 1 week and a loss of about 5-6 pounds (not focusing on the scale!) my pain decreased.

After less than 10 months, I hit my 'goal' of being healthier, fitter and weighing 116# less than when I started. At just under 1 year, I hit my final adjusted goal with a weight loss of 135# on July 23,1957.

I now embark on a journey of a new me; a journey that I have never before taken. A journey of maintenance. I am confident that the same tools that I used to lose this weight will help me learn to maintain that weightloss.

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Member Since: 8/4/2012

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My Goals:
Maintenance of a 138# weightloss.

My Program:
Exercise, Eat, track, repeat!

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Married mom to 2 wonderful daughters. Gramma to 4 lovely grandchildren. Daughter to the best parents on the earth. Granddaughter to my beautifully healthy 103 year old grandmother who is a 8 year breast cancer survivor.

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MAIROMORPH
10/25/2014 5:10:18 AM

hello! just stopping by to say hi and do have an awesome day



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NOLAHORSERIDER
10/23/2014 9:39:11 AM

Thank you for the Goodie! :)



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SPARKASAURUS
10/23/2014 8:27:04 AM

Ooh, I like your recipe blogging! Great idea!!

As for Halloween, it's all in good fun! I'm a witch this year, because I'm so terribly witchy in real life emoticon Honestly, I wish I could still go trick or treating for candy. lol. err...I mean...apples and pretzels. or something.

I could totally see you in a flapper outfit, shimmying and stuff.



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SPARKASAURUS
10/22/2014 7:57:57 PM

What the what!? you HATE Halloween!?? Is it religious reasons?



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NOLAHORSERIDER
10/22/2014 2:02:42 PM

Thank you so much for the awesome reply on my Spark Page! I am so excited about this journey I want to shout it from the roof tops! :) Thanks to SP and all the Spark friends! :) emoticon emoticon



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