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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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LOULOUWLG403
5/27/2015 9:51:47 AM

emoticon Ever since I've become you're co- leader, no one is sharing, and I think that is because of me! Either take me down from team leader or I'll leave! I hate to give you a ultimatium, but I don't want this group to go down. I think I might need to leave. I thought I might be a help to this group, but I'm just hindering you. I need a answer now or for sure I'll leave by tomorrow! lyl! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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5/24/2015 5:04:46 PM

I hope you have a blessed day on the Lord's Day & a Happy Holiday! lyl! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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LOULOUWLG403
5/22/2015 11:16:47 PM

Did you want me to be a co team leader? I'm adding you as a friend!

Linda!

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MAVERICK59
5/2/2015 3:04:40 PM

Your story inspires me.
I would like to add you as a friend if possible.
Have a great weekend.

Belinda



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SARAHB29
4/17/2015 12:58:35 AM

emoticon on your weight loss, wow!



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