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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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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.

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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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CAPECODBABE
8/17/2014 9:04:47 AM

Did you see Helene's blog today? It has a link I think you'll like



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8/14/2014 8:30:28 PM

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8/11/2014 11:19:27 PM

Thanks for adding me as a friend. I have added you as well. I look forward to getting to know you better.

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8/9/2014 5:17:20 PM

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8/8/2014 5:43:09 PM

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“I am going to be the love I came here to be, starting first and foremost by giving love to me.” Valerie Sheppard
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