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My name is Jan and I am a 56 year old wife and mom. My girls are grown but still close... My husband is my best friend and we work and have fun together every day. I live in northern california. I love my my dogs and am very involved in the rescue community. I have basically been over weight since my early 20's with 5 or 10 pounds adding up each year until I didnt want to be fat anymore. I joined here in March of 2010. I lost 70 pounds, then gained some back but I never quit. My goal is to get back to that 70 pound loss and BEYOND! I have gathered so much support from everyone here and from my family, and it helps me every day. I didn't know how fun it could be to lose weight and live my life. My goal is to lose over 100 pounds and I know I can do it. Thank you for reading this and helping me on my way! I like to laugh and I like to have fun. Life is too short not to! I want to make the most of my life and losing weight has helped me do that. I fight to find a cure for Crohn's disease that has impacted my youngest daughter's life dramatically.

Member Since: 3/10/2010

Fitness Minutes: 62,278

My Goals:
I want to live. I want to fit. I want to move better. I want to breathe better. I want to walk my dog

Other goals and extreme honor:
Popular Blog awards:
"Progress, not perfection",
"My husband is so selfish" , "One year sparkversary" and "Tough Talk"!
I was also named Sparkpeople motivator on 11-5-10!
Done girl of the day: 11-10-10!
Motivator of the day 2-2-13¡

My Program:
Following the nutrition guidelines and moving more.
Goal 1: 25 pounds DONE on 5-12-10
Goal: 30 pounds DONE on 6-4-10
Goal: 40 pounds DONE 8-3-10
Goal: 45 pounds
DONE 9-15-10
Goal: 50 Pounds (kayaking trip reward) DONE on 10-10-10
(went Kayaking on 11/13/10)
Goal: 60 pounds DONE 2-4-11
Goal: 65 pounds DONE 5-9-11
Goal: 70 pounds DONE 6-2-11
GOAL: to Get back to my 70 pounds lost!
Goal: 75 pounds
Goal:Weigh less than husband (between 208-213)
Goal: 210
Goal:201- 90 pounds!
Goal: 199
Goal: 180
Goal: Size 24 DONE
Goal: Size 22 DONE
Goal: Size 20 DONE
Goal: Size 18 DONE
Goal: Size 16
Goal: Size 14
Goal: Size XL shirt: DONE 11/13/10
Goal: Size L shirt:

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    Hi again! Glad you're still around!
    1006 days ago
  • v NUMD97
    Hiya! Thanks for stopping by, Jan. SP finally caught up to us really oldtimers who are still here, obviously much to their surprise. I'll figure it out yet!

    Meet you at the maintenance table!

    ~ Nu
    1007 days ago
    LOL of course I do! Glad you are here!! emoticon
    1043 days ago
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    Thinking of my spark friends on this weekend we celebrate mothers. I also like celebrating my 'sisters' of the heart- my women friends who inspire me- support me- and bring such bright light to the world. I hope you are taking care of YOU- and supporting yourself with all the gifts you bring to the world around you.
    1081 days ago
  • v CANNIE50
    Your comment on my Hawaii blog made me laugh out loud. It reminded me of a comment from a long ago "luvah" of mine. He told me "all your best features come in pairs". He may have been referring to my eyes emoticon You have inspired me with your fashion advice. Exactly the advice I needed. I just love you, mama. And, yes, we ARE sisters of the soul!
    1099 days ago
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