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Hi, I'm Kathryn. I've finally accepted the fact that losing weight is no longer the easy process it used to be when I was younger. The combination of menopause and mid-life crisis threw me into a depression . I turned to food for comfort and the pounds started to creep up. Initially I was looking for the perfect diet or "magic pill" to lose the weight. Thankfully a health crisis brought me to my senses and with much support and prayers I got on track with a healthy lifestyle. Been a member of SP since Aug 2008 and it has been a blessing. It helps me stay on course from one day to the next and gives me the accountability which was sorely lacking before.. Each morning I say to myself "How can I honor God today?" Part of that requires that I put healthy food in my body (His Temple) and keep as fit as I can. I find that the more my perspective and attitude line up with His will the easier it is to live a healthy life - but I have a long way to go still.

UPDATE Jan 2015

I've been all over the map in the past 6 1/2 years. I knew that changing bad habits and establishing a healthy lifestyle would not be easy, but I did not think it would be this hard. The hardest part for me is staying motivated. I need accountability - that's the best thing about SP, it will keep me honest. I have slacked off and my weight and health have suffered but there is no option but to get back on track or fall farther behind ( and I've got way too much "behind" already)


Member Since: 8/18/2008

Fitness Minutes: 49,119

My Goals:
Achieve a normal BMI ; make exercise a daily habit;
control binge eating and get off of BP medication.

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My Program:
Meal planning is the cornerstone of my program. I use the food tracker to help me stay in my calorie range. Exercise includes Strength Training and cardio 5-6 days per week. Stress reduction techniques to avoid binging.



Personal Information:
I am a transplanted New Yorker now living in FL. Eager to pursue a new career in health and wellness.


Other Information:
Favorite book is The Bible. I love music, reading and learning to live calmly and peacefully in the techno-crazy 21st century.




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  • v BIGDAD1211
    Hello Kathryn!

    Just stopping by to say Hi! Praying that all is well with you and yours. Have a blessed week!

    Greg
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    37 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/2/2016 7:46:34 PM
  • v IUHRYTR
    A very belated emoticon for my hot tub Goodie. It would be nice to have a real one at home. Maybe one day if I win the lottery. emoticon

    I see you are nearly at your weight loss goal. emoticon

    Lou
    38 days ago
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    Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
    Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
    but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
    you are leaving your future to random chance.
    Thank you so much for your visit on my page
    I am wishing you a wonderful evening.

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    61 days ago
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    Choosing to live a happy life is not only our greatest gift to ourselves,
    it is also the greatest gift we can give to those around us.
    When we are happy, we radiate happiness, and that is infectious.
    Consider giving the gift of happiness to yourself as being your gift to all humanity.
    I am wishing you a wonderful Sunday evening with Hugs and smile emoticon

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    68 days ago
  • v MISSM66
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    God grant me the serenity
    To accept the things I cannot change;
    the courage to change the things I can;
    and the wisdom to know the difference.

    Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
    a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
    Or is today a day to sit by the fire
    and watch the storm rage outside?
    Either way, the storm is just life.
    Give thanks for all of Life.
    you have a wonderful evening, and thanks for stopping by.

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    99 days ago
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