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October 17/14

The leaves are falling and Christmas is just a little more than 2 months away... then we will say good-bye to 2014 and welcome the new year.

My virtual walk from Land's End, Cornwall, to John O'Groats, Scotland continues. I have now walked more than 940 miles and am approaching Loch Ness... do you suppose I'll catch a glimpse of Nessie? My goal is to finish this walk by December 31/14. However I am having cataract surgery on November 4 and 18, and the ...
October 17/14

The leaves are falling and Christmas is just a little more than 2 months away... then we will say good-bye to 2014 and welcome the new year.

My virtual walk from Land's End, Cornwall, to John O'Groats, Scotland continues. I have now walked more than 940 miles and am approaching Loch Ness... do you suppose I'll catch a glimpse of Nessie? My goal is to finish this walk by December 31/14. However I am having cataract surgery on November 4 and 18, and the surgeon's instructions at this point say no treadmill for 2 weeks after each surgery. i am hoping that he will allow me to use it for walking (I can understand no running) sooner than that.

I re-calculated my weight loss goals the first of June, and have successfully met my new goal of losing 5 lbs. every 2 months. I am on schedule to reach my goal of 150 lbs. by the end of February, 2015. I'm wearing size 12 pants, and hope to get back into my size 10 black dress pants soon.

I am down 32 lbs. from when I started the program, and I will keep Sparking for the rest of my life, because I know that I cannot go back to the way I used to eat.

I have met some wonderful new friends on SP. We care about each other, and support each other through the ups and downs of our lives. I could never have done this without you... a very sincere thank you.




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Member Since: 1/17/2011

SparkPoints: 119,389

Fitness Minutes: 67,984

My Goals:
My husband and I love to travel, and I want to be able to walk, climb, explore and enjoy new places with him.

My Program:
- track all food, water and exercise, as follows:

- 6-8 gasses of water/day

- 5 or more fruits and vegetables/day

- lean protein every meal, eating meat, poultry, fish, eggs, cottage cheese, legumes

- eat mindfully

- include afternoon and evening snack in daily meal plan

- virtual walk from Lands End to John O' Groats started 30.9.13, walk minimum of 20 miles/week

- ST 10 minutes/day, including stability ball, resistance band, medicine ball, free weights, kettlebell and floor exercises



Personal Information:
- born in Nova Scotia, live in Southern Ontario

- wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, friend

- reader, gardener, traveller, volunteer

- cat lover

- active in my church (Anglican)



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Weight loss goals:
- 170 lbs. by 31/06/14
completed
- 165 lbs. by 31/08/14
completer 27/08/14
- 160 lbs. by 31/10/14
completed 6/10/14
- 155 lbs. by 31/12/14
- 150 lbs. by 28/02/15

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Member Comments:
NORASPAT
10/19/2014 11:27:40 PM

Thanks for the comments on my BLOG. I have to say I was not wanting to go this time. We always go together so I had to go since we had all the goodies I bought the college paid for. I am happy I went. DH had a long rest. We are hoping the pain in the eye will be resolving. THANKS for your support. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
10/18/2014 8:10:51 PM

"Allow yourself to dream and fantasize about your ideal life; what it would look like, and what it would feel like. Then do something every day to make it a reality!"
-Brian Tracy
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Thank you for commenting on my blog, "One Step Closer." I hope you're having a healthy October!




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LIVINGLOVINLIFE
10/18/2014 7:37:29 PM

Hi Gail, Thank you for stopping by and commenting on my blogs. Don't know why weekends are special after we retire unless it is because so many friends and family are so busy during the week and we somehow find time to get together on weekends. Fall is my favorite time of the year. I love all the colors. Have a great evening.



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MARUKI52
10/17/2014 3:28:18 AM

Thank you for your comment on my blog. It's a once in a lifetime day!



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NORASPAT
10/15/2014 7:50:08 PM

Thanks for the comments on my blog. We are having great weather and the fall is still waiting to do so. HUGS Pat in Maine! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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