Pickleball tournament March 18-20 2016.Won the Bronze in women's doubles and Silver in mixed doubles
LIS193 is a SparkPeople Motivator!
I'm Lis and I joined in 2008 needing to lose those last 10 pounds again. I'd lost 35 pounds in 2005, another 11 in 2006, gained some back and I was in the 141-145 range for a few years.
Late 2009 we moved to Mexico, and over the years the weight crept up, getting over 150 a few times but in January 2013 I found a way of eating that works for me and I am back around 135 since March 2013 and the focus has shifted to maintenance in the 134-139 range.
My favorite activities are yoga, pickleball, walking and sea kayaking.
August 2015 I started taking a Pilates class twice a week and I love it.
March 2016 I participated in a pickleball tournament and won the bronze in the 3.0 women's double and the silver in the 3.0 mixed doubles!
I have come a long way from the couch potato I used to be!!
The end of March 2005 I started the Michael Thurmond 6 week body make-over. Finally something worked! I lost 35 pounds in 5 months. Over the next 9 months I lost another 11, down to 134. That was hard to maintain.
Jan 2008 - The weight crept back up to 145 over the last 8 months - now it's time to lose those 10 pounds again.
July 2010 - went below 140 for the first time in over 3 years!!
November 2010 - I'm back up in my "comfy" range 141-145
January 2013 - gained a few (!) over the last years to 151 but back with the program!
February 2013 - back below 140 :)
March 31st 2013 - at goal! 135
July 2013 - 134, back to my old low and then DD came to visit for a few months..
Fall 2013: 140 goal to get to or below 135 again
February 2014: back on The Plan
September 2014: new low 133
After living in beautiful SW Colorado, near Pagosa Springs for 13 years, we are now living in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
2009/2010 was our first winter in San Carlos - great to be out of the snow! It is a great place to live for most of the year and it is nice to visit Colorado for part of the summer. Summer 2014 we didn't go north and had a wonderful time staying in Mexico and even experiencing a hurricane.
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| current weight: 135.0
I fixed the link - second times the charm lol Thanks for letting me know. Have a great day!
5 hours ago
Today brings us to the conclusion of the 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge series. For those of you who have faithfully walked this path with me for the past month, Iâ€™d like to thank you so much for taking the time to join me. It took real commitment and effort on your part, and I sincerely appreciate your time, efforts, dedication, and comments. This has not been easy, but it has been very rewarding for me, and I hope for each of you as well. Above all, I want you to know I am so very grateful for your enduring friendship, encouragement, and support.
Thank you once again for giving some of your time each day, and for being such an integral and important part of this community of people who want to make a positive difference in not only their lives, but in the lives of others. It means more than I can ever express in words. So, from the bottom of my heart . . . I thank you.
7 days ago
It's a great challenge, even if you don't have pounds to lose. We have weekly nutrition and fitness challenges, as well as a great group of people on each of the 10 teams to help with motivation.
It runs for 10 weeks, and the winter round is perfect for staying on track over the holidays!
33 days ago
The Biggest Loser Winter Challenge will be starting in early December and we'd like to invite you to join one of our 10 teams to work toward your goals during our 10 week challenge!
If you're interested in participating in a Biggest Loser challenge, please go to my page and click the BL Fall Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Winter challenge! Or if you'd like to join my team, the Emerald Gems, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team! Your Sparkfriend, -SEVEN-, is on the team and it would be great if you joined her!
Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!
34 days ago
Happy November! Happy to see you doing well. Make every day Sparkle! Blessings, Janey
36 days ago