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8/09 - down 25 pounds- I WILL get back here!





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I'll never~ever~ever give up!

I feel like I'm the luckiest person in the world.
I try to live every day in gratitude
for my life as it is TODAY,
right now,
in this very moment.
I'm retired at 61 and still paying my bills (barely).
I've been married forever (45 years!)
to the man of my dreams (most days),
my high school sweetheart.
My 3 children are all grown,
as happy and as healthy as I could make them.
I finally became a grammy in 2009!
Now we have ...
I feel like I'm the luckiest person in the world.
I try to live every day in gratitude
for my life as it is TODAY,
right now,
in this very moment.
I'm retired at 61 and still paying my bills (barely).
I've been married forever (45 years!)
to the man of my dreams (most days),
my high school sweetheart.
My 3 children are all grown,
as happy and as healthy as I could make them.
I finally became a grammy in 2009!
Now we have two little darlins
(another one on the way!).
I have a beautiful second home/
www.jasminevilla.com
I LOVE to exercise and meditate.
I also love to eat and drink!
Time to get rid of these extra 50 pounds that have crept up on me in the last 20 -30 years of living the good life.
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Progress Report (if I don't put it here, I'll lose track of it):
1/11/09 just lurking*** -2
1/18 started tracking ***-4
1/25 -0***lost 6 in Jan.
2/22 +1***lost 2 in Feb
3/29 -1***lost 4 in March, 12 lbs down!
4/25 -1***lost 3 in April, 14 lbs down!
5/16 -0 (after 2 weeks of increased calories)
***5/18 -1 !!!***
***5/19 -1 !!!***
5/31 -0 down 3lbs for May, 18 altogether
***6/1-20 on vacation @JasmineVilla
6/21 ***+2 (but SO worth it!)
6/27 ***-2 (easy come, easy go)
6/28 **-1
7/31 ***-0 (- the usual 3/month) -22
8/2 ***-2
8/9 ***+2 :(
8/15 *** -2 I must get off this roller coaster.
8/23 ***-1 (down 3 for Aug- 25 altogether!!!)
8/29 ***suspiciously silent
9/5 ***+2 -2 in a week
9/7 ***-2
9/12 *** -0
9/19 ***-0
9/26***+2 -2 again
hmmmmmmmmmmm.......
I ended up down 2 for Sept- up 3 for Oct-
recommitting for November.
November- who the heck knows?
December- ditto!
Jan -March/10- same!
April- yahoo!!! increased calories- down 2 pounds!
update- it's Oct-2010- on a one year plateau but not giving up- never, ever, ever. Every month I try something new.

ANOTHER NEW update- after maintaining 168 for SO long,
my weight crept up 1-2 lbs a month since I developed hip bursitis and I am now (June 2011)
hovering around 180.
9/1/2012 update- STILL hovering around 180...
9/1/2013 ....still 181...
Will I give up?
NEVER!
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Member Since: 1/11/2009

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My Goals:
*Eating and drinking just a bit less.

*I will lose at least one pound per week when my body is good and ready.

*I am still working on being AF (alcohol free).

My Program:
* I log every single thing that goes into my mouth without fail- the good, the bad and the ugly!

* I exercise at least 60 minutes 5 a week ~ cardio and ST and stretching.

* I try to nurture my body and soul every day.

Personal Information:
My name is elizabeth.
I live in a small town by the sea in the smallest state- Rhode Island.

I LOVE:
my grandbabies- Lucy and William!
working out,
yoga,
Zumba,
my ipod touch, mythoughtcoach.com.
any beach anywhere,
and meditating.

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HARRINGTON5
8/3/2014 1:11:57 PM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. I just love raising butterflies and it really makes me happy when other people share the pictures with me.

I know you are enjoying that grand baby today - Have a fantastic Sunday.



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IAMBIZI
8/2/2014 11:17:12 PM

thanks for stopping by my blog! hope you are well! so good to have hubby home.
bizi



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TRAVELGRRL
8/2/2014 8:09:30 PM

Actually that was the SECOND cantaloupe that size I've bought in two days! The first one is chunked in my fridge, and the second one is chunked in the freezers for smoothies in the winter. Great minds think alike! AND, the coup de grace is that they only cost $1.99 each!

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JANEDOE12345
8/2/2014 10:04:25 AM

Beware! Black dogs ahead...if you know you are about to cycle into a depressed state, you can try to avoid it -- a slump ahead for me means accelerate your contact with others. I am in worse trouble if I isolate and start being secretive. Like no one knows I am depressed!

It's nothing to be ashamed of and it is a workable condition. Spark mail me when you need a good kick and/or hug. I really do understand it and I really do care. SP has given me a place to safely bounce back, and I know it has helped you, too. We are in this together and thank heavens our sadness periods are not simultaneous, lol.

Hugs and more hugs to dear Liz,
Pam



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HIPPICHICK1
7/31/2014 8:27:50 PM

Thanks for the goodie!
Welcome home!!
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