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Fall 2017 5% Challenge I started spark people in January 2013. Slowly, but surely, I lost 50 pounds. And then the wheels came off the bus. My sister MLH148 (my spark buddy!) died in July 2016 and my mother (who loved me through thick and thin!) died in March 2017. I have re-gained 40 pounds! It's time to get moving and LIVE.

Member Since: 2/23/2010

Fitness Minutes: 22,943

My Goals:
I want to lose the weight I have re-gained over the past two years...lose MORE to get to "onederland"...feel better and stronger physcially and mentally...gain strength,stamina and flexibility...and be a more positive, happy, calm, and grateful person.

My Program:
Diet Plan for the 5% Fall Challenge:
I will eat breakfast, and something healthy every 3-4 hours. I will limit salt-bad fats-and sugars. I will take special care to LIMIT SALT. I will drink A LOT of water. I will write down everything I eat.

Fitness Plan for 5% Fall Challenge:
I will GET UP and MOVE every 30-60 minutes at work. I will walk for 30 minutes each day and stretch for 20 minutes each evening. I will continue to attend my Water Arthritis Class at the Y on Mondays. I will LOOK for opportunities to move, be active, stretch and climb stairs. I will GO TO THE Y. And I will "get physical" with my husband.

Personal Information:
I will be 58 on Labor Day, September 4, 2017. I am married (no children). I have an interesting and challenging job as a minister with "odd" hours.

Other Information:
I KNOW that tracking, accountability, honesty, discipline, hard work make all the difference.

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    I just wanted to stop by and wish you a Happy Wednesday! I am always amazed at all of the exercise you get done! I hope your week is going well and that you are feeling good. Our plane should get landed today, so post soon and maybe you can be the landing pilot!

    Anyway, have a great day!
    132 days ago
  • v CATGIRL97
    Hoping you have a nice day and a good week.
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    141 days ago
  • v RIVKAH12
    Hello, Stop by to wish you a nice weekend. Hope you are doing well. Take care and God bless. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    164 days ago
    I just wanted to stop by and say hello. I hope you are doing well today. I hope we can all help you through this time in your life and be of some comfort to you. Please stop by the chat thread and good luck to you in the Spring Challenge! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    165 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/7/2017 11:38:54 AM
  • v RIVKAH12
    Thank you so much for adding me as a friend. I also have added you. I hope together we can share our thoughts and progress of how we are doing together. Please stop by often. Wishing you many happy and healthy days ahead. Take care. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    166 days ago
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