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My name is Valerie and I am a Christian in my 50's. I've been on this journey to lose 50 pounds for 2 years now. I reached 40 pounds lost mainly by limiting alcohol but recently have slipped "one too many times" and am currently at 30 pounds down. I've started my own "12 weeks till Thanksgiving Challenge" on my "Lovely Ladies" Team. You're welcome to join me !
My name is Valerie and I am a Christian in my 50's. I've been on this journey to lose 50 pounds for 2 years now. I reached 40 pounds lost mainly by limiting alcohol but recently have slipped "one too many times" and am currently at 30 pounds down. I've started my own "12 weeks till Thanksgiving Challenge" on my "Lovely Ladies" Team. You're welcome to join me !


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Member Since: 9/10/2012

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Fitness Minutes: 7,352

My Goals:
I want to take care of the body God has given me so that I can live a long and healthy life.

I need to lose 50 pounds to get down to 155 and then I want to maintain in the 150's.

I am also tracking some NSV (non scale victories) such as my waist measurement, blood pressure, and cholesterol.

My Program:
Only with the strength of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, can I resist the temptation of over-indulging in alcohol, and all those unhealthy extra calories. I will continue to eat lots of fruits and veggies and walk every day. I've always needed plenty of sleep and I will drink lots and lots of water. Mostly I will be grateful to God for all HIS blessings and my wonderful life.



Personal Information:
I have a wonderful sweetheart and we live on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. I also have two grown sons who are awesome and a terrific daughter-in-law. I'm retired from the medical field. I love my life and it keeps getting better all the time.

Other Information:
I have had success with SP without tracking my food. Mainly I have avoided alcohol and walked a lot. My favorite part of SP is taking photos and writing blogs about them, especially of things I cook and bake, like my own little online cooking class. I started my own team in the Spring of 2014 "Lovely Ladies" but it hasn't been as active as I had hoped. If you're a lady over 40, please join us ! We'd love to get to know you.



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Member Comments:
SUPERACHIEVER
9/3/2014 11:16:48 AM

Hi Green-Eyed! I've got green eyes too! I'm reaching out to you to complete the challenge for the day. We are to connect with one another via their page or via the team's wall board. So here I am .... reaching out to you.

What a wonderful accomplishment you've made. Losing 30#! Way to go. I'd love to be able to say that and, hopefully, that will be me proclaiming that very very soon.

Keep up the good work.



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8/30/2014 11:03:27 AM

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KATHYJO56
8/27/2014 5:15:22 PM

Thank you for your prayers for my surgery on Friday. I treasure each and every prayer and I love having this special fellowship with my Spark Friends. Hugs, kathy



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8/21/2014 4:33:24 AM

I ordered the book too and yes - the other site you mentioned is also great. I recall pulling some great tools and references from there as well. emoticon on your AF days - you really are doing emoticon



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