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I am 58 years old, live in the northern tip of NH, have been married to to my DH for 30 years and have a son who will graduate from culinary arts school as a chef and a pastry chef.

I had a hip replacement a year ago. My has increased 100 fold and it's incredible. I have discovered hiking and love it.

My goals have changed a lot lately. I have learned that that it isn't about weight loss, the the journey to a healthier lifestylye. I am also learning to like the ...
I am 58 years old, live in the northern tip of NH, have been married to to my DH for 30 years and have a son who will graduate from culinary arts school as a chef and a pastry chef.

I had a hip replacement a year ago. My has increased 100 fold and it's incredible. I have discovered hiking and love it.

My goals have changed a lot lately. I have learned that that it isn't about weight loss, the the journey to a healthier lifestylye. I am also learning to like the person on the inside. She is someone that I want to get to know and never knew. I have goals that aren't about weight, exercise or nutrition related which is totally new for me.

My goals for this Spring Challenge are:
1 Be able to hike at more.

2. Walk a 5K.

3. Use the birthday gift my parents gave me (a local atlas) to check out the local trails.
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My long term goals are:
1. To get upto a calorie range of of 1300 (or slightly less)-1650 calories a day.

2. I will log everything I eat (good or bad). I will also strive to increase my fiber intake.

3. I will track my fitness on a daily basis.

4. I will do 60 minutes of cardio on good days and no more than 15 minutes on not so good days - 6 days a week-no excuses. Anything extra is a bonus!

5. I will strength train a minimum of 3 times a week-no excuses.

6. I will work to improve my mobility issues and become stronger along the way.

7. I will make every effort to reach my 5% goal
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8. I blog at least 1 times a week.

10. I will post these goals in a place where I can see them on a daily basis.

11. I will weigh-in weekly.


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Member Since: 5/8/2010

SparkPoints: 107,230

Fitness Minutes: 74,838

My Goals:
1. Learn to see the person hiding inside!

2. To reach my goal weight of 160 pounds. I will see how I feel when I reach that weight about going further.

3. Fit into a size 12 (or smaller) jeans .

4. Swim 10 laps with ease.

5. Complete the Spring 5% Challenge and lose 5% of my body weight.

My Program:
I have started tracking all the food I eat each day. Quite an eye opener let me tell you.

I joined the local gym and will begin circuit training there. I will also do weight training and use the lap pool on alternating days.

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MaryAnn
Colebrook, NH

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Favorite authors:
Nora Roberts/JD Robb
Iris Johannsen
James Patterson
Tami Hoag

Favorite Hobbies:
Walking
Hiking
Kayaking
Quilting
Reading
Any type of needlework.

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MNABOY
5/2/2016 12:20:25 AM

Looking forward to pictures from the sites of your hike.



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GRAMMAMARY
5/1/2016 5:47:07 PM

emoticon have a great hike. Hope it's dryer than it is here.



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SPATTEN2001
5/1/2016 10:43:50 AM

Hope you have a totally awesome hiking day -- take lots of pics along the way



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EMMACORY
5/1/2016 8:07:14 AM

Enjoy every step of your hike as well as the beauty! emoticon



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1BEARWIFE
5/1/2016 1:49:30 AM

Wish I could go with you, but at least I can give you encouragement and applause! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon butt!!



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