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5% Fall Challenge Commitment
I will do ST/PT 3-4x/wk, walk at lunch 5 days/wk, and swim 2-3x/wk. I will follow the clean eating life style. I will record my daily exercise and Living the Good Life Points, and on Saturday mornings I will weigh in and record it. I will check in with my team daily and leave a comment on the Discussion Board (when I have something to say!). I will read and comment on blogs as I have time.

GOAL: Increase strength/endurance/balance...build muscle, lose inches, and lose 9.5 more #...Strengthen my back and legs.


A friend (KADYDIDI) from our quilting guild introduced me to SP. I joined in August 2008, but didn't get around to doing this page until January 2009 when I signed up for the New You Bootcamp Challenge with my second daughter. I have struggled with weight issues for a while (since before the birth of my youngest-now 36). I want to get healthy, which includes losing some weight to help out my arthritis in my back, neck, and feet. I had bilateral total knee replacements almost a year ago. I herniated 3 discs in my lower back causing some nerve damage in February 2010 and am still trying to rebuild my strength. I was eating slow carb, but hit a plateau-so, I switched to clean eating and hope to lose a few more lbs.


Member Since: 8/31/2008

Fitness Minutes: 58,954

My Goals:
To weigh in the normal range on BMI.

To eat to fuel my body.

To swim 2-3 days a week.

To do weight training 3 days a week.


My Program:
I go to PT, walk, and swim.

I eat protein, veggies, complex carbs and fruit 3 meals/day, 7 days a week.




Personal Information:
God has blessed me with 3 children (2 daughters-1 son)and 4 grandchildren (3 g-sons, 1 g-daughter), one great grandson, and Spark People. My team mates so far have been great! I was also blessed to have Christian parents who have gone on to be with the Lord and have 3 great sisters-one a marathon runner (not me!) and one aunt who is 103 (for a few more months).


Other Information:
In my spare time, I quilt, study Japanese language, go to Bible study, sing in the village chorus, teach English to Japanese children and adults, and swim! I also enjoy my beautiful view of the ocean.




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  • v LOIS_1950
    Congrats on having another GREAT week! emoticon emoticon I'm SO PROUD of you! Give yourself a pat on the back emoticon emoticon you deserve it. emoticon
    On to week 6.....out of sight....out of mind LTGL challenge. Best not to bring those red light food into the house. Remember to emoticon to curb that rumbling tummy.

    Best of luck as you continue on your healthy lifestyle journey..... emoticon you'll be so glad you did it.
    Go Firecrackers! emoticon

    7 days ago
  • v LOIS_1950
    I know you were smiling emoticon this a.m. when you stepped on those scales emoticon ....woo hoo! Congrats!!! emoticon Week 4 behind you and you're on the right track. Keep it up.....you're doing a GREAT job!! Cheering for you!!! emoticon
    14 days ago
  • v LOIS_1950
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon You're doing a GREAT job! On the right track with your healthy journey. Keep it up as we head into week 2 with 5% challenge.....drink.....drink....drink.... emoticon and track your emoticon .
    Have a wonderful week end!! Proud of you emoticon
    35 days ago
  • v LOIS_1950
    Your quilts are beautiful!!! Envious of your talent. Hope your first week going well with the 5% challenge. Remember to drink....drink....drink emoticon emoticon
    38 days ago
  • v SHARONKHARTER
    I hope you have a great day and I look forward to your QOTD. It is always thought provoking. I hope I can get logged in on Saturday from the nursing home, so I will talk to you soon. emoticon
    44 days ago
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