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My name is Lisa.

Welcome to my SparkPage.

I'm from the beautiful Hudson River Valley of New York State, and I'm so tired of being overweight, under-exercised, and tired all the time. The Bottom Line: When better than now to pull out all the stops and begin crafting a new and healthy me?

To accomplish my goal of healthy weight loss and regular activity, I've embarked on a new journey....immersing myself in this wonderful site (thank you, Chris Downie!), and I've joined WeightWatchers and practice their new PointsPlus plan.

I wish you the very best in YOUR journey!!!'

JAPANESE PROVERB: "Fall seven times; stand up eight."

GEORGE ELIOT ~ "It's never too late to be what you might have been"

SWEDISH PROVERB ~ "Fear less, hope more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours."

HUMBOLDT ~ "True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united."

SAMUEL BECKETT ~ "No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better."

ROBERT LEWIS STEVENSON ~ "Think not of the harvest reaped but of the seeds that have been sown"

Member Since: 12/31/2008

Fitness Minutes: 6,686

My Goals:
GENERALLY: lose weight in a long-term healthy manner; and eventually walk pain-free

My Program:
Taking it one day at a time, I'm a PointsPlus WeightWatcher, taking in weekly meetings each Monday night. SparkPeople accompanies me along this new journey.

Personal Information:
I'm from New York State, a 54 year old, married, mother of two. On November 29, 2010, I rejoined Weight Watchers, after a 20+ year hiatus. Back then, I found success with their program after my eldest child was born, and decided to give it another try. I'm working their new PointsPlus program, and so far I really like it.

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With my ever present Blackberry and Asus netbook at my side, I'm a true technut. But don't get me wrong: I'm also a traditionalist and rarely without a pair of cozy socks being crafted upon a set of double pointed bamboo needles. And cooking is a passion, too. As is photography and frequent walks through art museums. Life, in all it's varietal shades, is meant to be savored!

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