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In the end we see the reality of the finished product; the beginning is merely a dream.

I'm healthy now and just trying to stay that way as the body is changing over time.
I'm healthy now and just trying to stay that way as the body is changing over time.




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Member Since: 1/10/2009

SparkPoints: 5,151

Fitness Minutes: 1,571

My Goals:
I met my first goal of 20 pound weight loss 11/2009, 4 months after starting this journey.

I met my new goal of 25 pounds lost 3 months later.

I went back to work 2/2010 and had a desk job. Slowly, some of the weight crept back on.

I quit work 7/8/2011 and have returned to my quest for reducing those few extra pounds again.

My starting date for this challenge to myself was 07/06/09.

My Program:
I walk, do Wii or some other kind of movement daily. I try to do hand weights and floor exercise 3 times a week. The most helpful thing is being able to post all of my foods for my nutritional counts. Nearly everything I eat is weighed on my Cuisinart scale - a worthwhile investment! I am also drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day which is nothing new for me. Water is always my drink of choice.


Personal Information:
Raleigh, NC has been my home for the past 25 years and I love the temperate climate!

Other Information:
Reading has become my renewed passion! I also listen to audiobooks while I do my walking. It really helps pass the time. I love to cook and travel. Handcrafts are a passion of mine and I am currently working on several knit and crochet projects. I have recently learned to spin (yarn!). I also organize a crochet group on meetup.com and have met some wonderful ladies through that!

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EDUCGRAD
3/23/2013 9:49:48 PM

way to go on your weight loss emoticon



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EDUCGRAD
7/7/2012 3:35:23 PM

have a great weekend



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5/28/2012 7:07:31 PM

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Happy Memorial Day!!



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NARNIAROSE2003
5/24/2012 2:35:57 PM

Miss you! Hope things are going well. emoticon



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NARNIAROSE2003
4/10/2012 7:57:07 AM

A walk would be lovely. Don't know if Lipton is up for a long walk yet, although I've been easing her into more time, too. I think you had said we could walk in your neighborhood? Or is there another place? What day works best for you?



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