LULUBELLE65   27,575
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Feb 2013, 27 pounds less than my highest Spark weight, 54.5 pounds less than highest ever weight.





2000, My 45th Birthday, at my heaviest. I've lost 65-70 pounds since this picture was taken.





Skinny little punk rock me, in college. I think I was a size 12 here and swimming five days a week.



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Updated January 2014:
So now I am one year away from turning 50. I've lost about 40 of the 140 pounds that I wanted to lose before that event, so now I have a year to do it.

Even though I have not made that goal yet, I don't consider the past year and a half a loss: I have learned so much about how I lose weight, about what does and doesn't work for me. And I know I can use that knowledge to have a successful last year in my 40s.

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Updated January 2014:
So now I am one year away from turning 50. I've lost about 40 of the 140 pounds that I wanted to lose before that event, so now I have a year to do it.

Even though I have not made that goal yet, I don't consider the past year and a half a loss: I have learned so much about how I lose weight, about what does and doesn't work for me. And I know I can use that knowledge to have a successful last year in my 40s.

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Someone at work recently said this to me, whispering the word "fat" as if by not hearing it, no one else would notice the extra 100+ pounds I am carrying around.

So I am back, after a long period away. I dabbled in the 4 Hour Body diet, during which I lost 43 pounds, but finally floundered as I could not sustain the no/low carb lifestyle permanently. I currently live in West Africa, which adds to the eating issues as yams and fried foods are the dietary staple of the area. Veggies are lack-luster and limited, but the pineapple is some of the best I have ever eaten.

I am turning 50 in 2.5 years and would like to enter that decade at a healthy weight, which means a loss of about 140 pounds. I can do that.

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Member Since: 9/3/2010

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My Program:
Track absolutely everything that goes in my mouth.

During the work week, make breakfast and lunch the evening before, and track them ahead of time, so that there are no choices to be made when I am hungry and cranky.

Use the Fitbit to track walking and work on getting in 10,000 steps a day.

Continue going to Zumba class twice a week.

Get in the pool at least twice a week.

Commit to a primarily plant-based diet.


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THINNYGINNY
5/8/2014 2:03:41 PM

And wow - you are really out there in the world...I am a bit jealous. I have lived in other places briefly - central America for a summer. I loved being in a different culture - wish I could do it again. After my kiddos move out (if they move out - haha) I might just have to pack my bags!



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THINNYGINNY
5/8/2014 2:01:51 PM

What an awesome comment on my blog the other day! Thank you - that passage from ROmans is PERFECT!!1 I am going to use that at church....



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SMILINGTREE
5/8/2014 10:31:45 AM

I will confess to having to turn to Google to figure out exactly where in the world Sri Lanka is. Then, when I did, I felt really jealous :)

Happy travels!



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MERAINA
5/7/2014 1:42:13 PM

Reach for those Mini-Goals Done Girl! emoticon
Strut your stuff & show what Done Girls are made of! emoticon



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MUFFIY831
5/7/2014 9:08:10 AM

OMG that house looks awesome! :) I'm trying to plan a meeting in Sri Lanka for January/February 2015, so if it happens I will definitely let you know. Enjoy it!!! Will you miss Africa at all?



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