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A Modern-Day Paleo Adventure

Hi! I'm a 37 year old New Yorker trying to lose weight for health, and for myself.


I provide childcare for 4 kids - ages 11, 9, 4 and 2 years.



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I had joined Spark a long while back (in early 2006), but I was never able to stick with it.


August 2010 - I went to my doctor for my annual physical. When I saw the number ...
Hi! I'm a 37 year old New Yorker trying to lose weight for health, and for myself.


I provide childcare for 4 kids - ages 11, 9, 4 and 2 years.



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My Journey


I had joined Spark a long while back (in early 2006), but I was never able to stick with it.


August 2010 - I went to my doctor for my annual physical. When I saw the number on the scale I knew I had to do something.

I began by watching what I ate and getting moving. Slowly the scale moved in the right direction.



Mid-2011 - I lost my way, when I lost my job of 9 years. It took 1.5 years for me to find myself again and I had gained back most of what I had lost.



January 2013 - I was having severe stomach issues. I saw my doctor, who put my on Prilosec. I realized I needed a new approach.


February 2013 - Changed to a paleo eating lifestyle. I'm not perfect, but I do the best I can.


June 2013 - My Paleo lifestyle is going very well. See above for my progress so far.


June 9, 2013 - Enrolled in an online college!


August 2013 - Doctor is very pleased with my progress!


February 2014 - My cholesterol is slightly high (I blame all the carbs I was eating); my doctor wants me to eat low carb, high protein. So I'm going back to paleo basics!


May 2014 - Began my Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education!!



September 2014 - It was a long and tough summer, and I slid backward in my weight loss.. But I'm moving forward from here!



I have had setbacks and I'm sure I will again; but I just pick myself back up and keep on going. :)



Adding some rewards for hitting goals. Still need a few ideas. Suggestions appreciated!
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JOJOBEE318 Got knocked down by work and a cold. Still stuffy, but feeling better. Giving Slimfast a try again. Even though I do cook most weekends, I need something easy and quick I can grab and go.
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Member Since: 2/6/2006

SparkPoints: 133,857

Fitness Minutes: 61,094

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My Program:
Paleo Eating and Wii Exercise Games / DVDs / Walking / SP Videos


My exercise plan:
(approximate times) - aiming for around 30 minutes total (Friday will be a rest day, due to longer work hours. I may still do a little exercise, but only if I feel up to it.)

Cardio:
1) Wii Fit Plus Routine (WFPR) - 5 Yoga, 3 strength : 15 mins (everyday)
2) Fit in Six (F6) : 15 mins
3) My Fitness Coach (MFC) : 15 mins
4) Just Dance or ABBA You Can Dance (JD/AD) - 5 songs : 15 mins
5) Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 (JM): 10-15 mins
6) Wii Fit Plus Free Step (FS) - 10 mins
7) Wii Fit Plus Free Run (FR) - 10 mins
8) Various Wii Fit Plus 'games' - 10 mins
9) Leslie Sansone Walk Away The Pounds (WATP) - 1 mile : 15 mins
10) SparkPeople Cardio Blast (CB) - 1 segment : 10 mins
11) SparkPeople Cardio videos
12) Walking


Strength training: Tue, Sat/Sun - workouts generated by SP

Personal Information:
Joanne P.
Orchard Park, NY

I sell AVON and Jewelry in Candles! Message me for details or with questions!


Wii Console #: 7757 1475 6150 3371

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