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Marji in her library habitat. Dec 2012--262 lbs. 25 lbs lost since 9-16-2012

Hiking out to Cape Flattery -- November 2013


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The wall paper on this page is my weight loss statistics from the time that I set up my SparkPeople account. I'm not as big of a math geek as the wallpaper and the page title imply. They are a bit of not-so-subtle self-loathing that I've been on SP for almost 4 years and have done what lots of people do--lost some weight and then regained it when life got hurried or hard or when eating pizza seemed easier and more fun than making meals at home.

The time commitment to change the behaviors and take the time to track them is my downfall

March 2013--9 months and 68 pounds to go
January 2013--12 months and 75 pounds to go
September 2012--In the last two years my BP has risen, so I'm inspired to exercise and to lose weight. My 50th birthday is December 20, 2013. Fifteen months is enough time to make slow steady progress on losing 100 pounds. I just have to pay attention and keep on keepin' on.

I've Got To Use My Imagination--Gladys Knight and the Pips
I've really got to use my imagination
To think of good reasons to keep on keepin' on
Got to make the best of a bad situation

Member Since: 9/16/2012

Fitness Minutes: 23,009

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Fall 5% Goals
Lunch time walk with coworker at least 3x/wk for 20-25 min
Stationary bike 4x/wk for 30 min.

Need to develop motivation for strength training because I find it dreadfully dull!

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2015 Summer Firecracker #25
2014 Spring Starfish #44
2014 Winter Firecracker #10
2014 Winter 5% Challenge member 559
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Spring 5% Challenge 2013
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BLC 21 Newbie #190
People with Disabilities member #1900
Fall 5% Challenge 2012 member #555
Drop 7 by Halloween member #25
Beautiful Butterflies in Fall member #47
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