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Joanna, Ian and Zak walking on the lake Dec.6 2013





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I am changing my introduction today after almost a year. May 1st 2010 was my start date with Spark. Now today April 11 2011 I have a different perspective. I used the nutrition tracker in the spring of 2010 and lost 22 pounds then in the fall of 2010 I stopped doing it. I just got tired of it I have continued to read Spark people emails and have continued to go for walks but the winter saw me gain back all but 6 pounds of my spring weight loss. I obviously haven't changed much if I am ...
I am changing my introduction today after almost a year. May 1st 2010 was my start date with Spark. Now today April 11 2011 I have a different perspective. I used the nutrition tracker in the spring of 2010 and lost 22 pounds then in the fall of 2010 I stopped doing it. I just got tired of it I have continued to read Spark people emails and have continued to go for walks but the winter saw me gain back all but 6 pounds of my spring weight loss. I obviously haven't changed much if I am still yoyoing. I will continue ... I will use the tracker and I wont give up. Spring is around the corner and I want to get back to where I was last summer. With the help of the tracker and great spark friends I know I can do it. Peace
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Member Since: 5/1/2010

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My Goals:
To find a course of action that will eliminate the temptation to solve emotional issues with sugar and or bread and butter.. To excercise, drink water and appreciate good healthy foods.

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Walk every day. Start strength training soon.
Cook without sugar.
Track my food consumption. Make sparks friends and learn to use this amazing resource.


Personal Information:
I am Joanna Carnie. I am a grandmother but the grand kids are 18 and 20 years old. I live in northern British Columbia in the countryside near a small village(originally from Montreal). I walk in the woods with my friend and our dogs. I am married and have a part time job at the local college. I read a lot and volunteer at the food bank.

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In the last 20 years I have lost around 40 lb. twice. It seems like every 9 or 10 years I decide to lose the weight again. It creeps on at the rate of 3 or 4 pounds a year. I hate the scale and my clothes are tight. I am hoping to break the yoyo cycle this time and keep it off.

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GOANNA2
2/20/2015 6:14:46 PM

Thank you for thinking of me Joanna. So far, we have had beach erosion and local flooding in my area. The eye of the cyclone was further north but as it travels south to us, it is heavy rain. I hope we won't see the flooding of 2013.
A lot of people have lost roofs and now cleaning up. We just have thunderstorm warnings now. Not doing too much, staying safe indoors. emoticon



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ILOVEROSES
1/22/2015 4:40:18 AM

G'day Joanna. So glad you get a chuckle in the morning. What a fun way to start your day. That means I'd better post another blog, right?
Ania from Australia emoticon



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GOANNA2
1/13/2015 4:10:04 AM

Thanks for commenting on my blog Joanna. You seem to be stuck with the cold, snowy weather and I am stuck with the rain and humidity. I do get out and walk in it though as it is warm thank God.
Too, too hot for my liking. This humidity is unreal - I'm so over it.
Have a great week. emoticon



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GOANNA2
12/30/2014 2:55:27 AM

Hi Joanna. Always lovely to hear from you.
thanks for the good wishes. Doesn't feel like I have retied yet as these are
the normal school holidays till the end of January. I do love doing what
I want when I want.
Just want to wish you a Happy New Year and I could use some of your cooler weather. It's 36 and muggy today and my fridge decided to pack it in. It's not even 4 years old. So upset as I can't afford the extra expense right now.
Happy days ahead. emoticon emoticon emoticon



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2015TODAY
12/10/2014 5:31:30 PM

Hi, thank you for the friend add!



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