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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.

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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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MANOLY
9/14/2014 11:12:32 PM

Whoooooow I am very impress reading about you !!!!



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AMYVICTORIA72
9/14/2014 9:51:16 AM

Thanks for the congrats. Congratulations to you as well. You look awesome! How long have you been on maintenance? I could use some tips



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RASPBERRY56
9/14/2014 7:02:15 AM

Never heard of this plan.........interesting points - thank you for sharing!

Welcome to SP and best wishes!



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HAWTGRANNY2014
9/13/2014 10:01:20 AM

Thanks for the comment and support Jaynee.



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SPARKASAURUS
9/13/2014 3:01:16 AM

eek! that sounded rude, so I'm editing. I did know one of those things. But, like Button said I could post this again. and again. lol. you guys are much too interesting!

Have a great weekend Jaynee!

Comment edited on: 9/13/2014 11:14:39 AM

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