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Hi. Thanks for checking out my Spark Page. I'm Eileen and people call me Ei or IRISH. I live in Ohio!
I went to Weight Watchers for several years off and on and did lose, 25 #'s, but then put it back on when I stopped going.
In September 2010 when I discovered Spark People and read the book, it really got me motivated to make a decision. I decided I wanted a healhier lifestyle and knew I needed to make a change. I needed to do this on my OWN.
Spark got me going and kicked in and I realized it was up to me to be STRONG and FOCUSED. Motivation is great on this site.
Last Summer - July 21, 2015 I began a New program on a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle. I went to a dietician and wellness doctor. They encouraged me to eat whole grain and healthier meals.
That program was the best so far for me to lose weight. I lost 25# in 7 months with this program. It was very filling and satisfying.
May 16, 2016 - I decided to go back to WW. Have always had good luck when I was going to meeting and being weighed. The program works if you work it. After I had been sick for 5 weeks in Feb.and early March, I was having trouble getting back on track due to some prednisone I had to take for 15 days. So now, with WW's help, I am losing weight again and eating well and very determined to lose the weight I need to, to get to my goal.
I do have some health issues, so sometimes I cannot do some forms of exercise or housework, due to this, but do the best I can and try not to ask for help unless necessary. I am positive and
strong natured person and love life. I will challenge myself and I
will never quit.
Thanks for stopping by and reading my page. Spark friends are really great motivators. I know I can do this. I am stronger now making better choices and so glad I am aware of how important it is to be healthy. I want to be trim and fit and look really sexy in my bathing suit. LOL......I need to get rid of my tire, which I never had before. "The BEST is yet to come."
To lose the weight needed to be healthier and fit for Lifetime following a plan each day.
I want to enjoy my grandchildren and look fit and trim so they are proud of me.
Plan to get to maintenance and then keep control of the weight once a month with staying on top and being
weighed. Life is short, but Life is good. The older I get the more I realize what it is all about. I am now doing this for me and plan to succeed.
Following the WW plan
Eating whole grains
Track all meals and portion control daily.
Exercising 5 days a week
Drink 8 glasses of water daily.
Eat at least 3 fruits and 3 vegetables a day.
Always remembering, to Pray and Thank God for His love and guidance in my journey every day!
I live in Ohio, a suburb on the west side of Cleveland.
I have three adult children, two son- in- laws and three precious grandchildren.
I have many wonderful friends.
My faith and my family are very important to me.
I babysit when I can to help my kids out and enjoy it.
I am active in my church, volunteering in many groups.
I belong to the YMCA and my Recreation center and 5 days a week go to classes and use the other benefits they provide.
I love to read, do the daily crossword puzzle, love music, walking outdoors and on a track.
I enjoy cooking, trying out new healthy recipes, and spending time with close friends.
I try to laugh at myself each day and not take things too seriously.
" Life isn't fair, but it is still good." Regina Brett
"Become the best version of yourself"
"Be, Boldy, The Real You" Jim Smith
"Happiness is a mode of travel, not a destination. Enjoy the ride." Jim Smith
"Read the Psalms. No matter what your faith, they cover every human emotion." Regina Brett
"Do something nice for someone else---and don't tell anyone about it." Richard
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I wanted to tell you that I love your photo at the top of your page. That must be your three beautiful kids! And they are each so stunningly gorgeous!! I hope you have a great day and don't get too worn out with your Irish relatives. I know how that goes and yet the time goes by so fast, and it's so precious. Enjoy! to you, Karen
12 hours ago
Hi my Beautiful Spark Friends, here is our new mantra:
Today I am shedding pounds as I shred my self-doubt,
Day in and day out, I develop the habits of healthy eating,
Today I am transforming my body into calorie-burning machine,
The more I exercise, the better I feel and the better I feel the more I exercise!
1 day ago
You did great yesterday, passing up on the sweets!
I didn't have any cake or ice cream last week on my husband's birthday and I will do the same today on son's birthday! We're doing it, my friend!
Have a great week!
2 days ago
Eating Whole Foods Another Leader gone?
This is ridiculous. I just joined there and talking to myself on the threads I see. .
I always get these invites. Come join. So then I sign up.
The group is not even there half the time. And then next thing in a month. The Leader bites the dust.
3 days ago
Thanks for stopping by and keeping in Touch Here is our new Mantra!
Today nothing, and I mean nothing, stands between me and my goal weight. I am there before I know it!
5 days ago