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




...been showing the condo like crazy all week! Woo-hooo! Happy Friday the 13th!




David and I in Anguilla 11/08


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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 64 and still paying my bills (barely).
I've been married forever (47 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 three 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!
AGAIN...12/2014 ...182-4 most days


Member Since: 1/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 168,829

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 and Baby Pearl!
working out,
yoga,
Zumba,
my ipod touch, mythoughtcoach.com.
any beach anywhere,
and meditating.


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  • v AJDOVER1
    I first saw an okapi at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. They had a small herd at the time and I was stunned at the sight. Aren't they amazing?
    31 days ago
  • v AJDOVER1
    My peccary picture was taken in the zoo here. They're aggressive and I'd certainly hate to encounter one!
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    37 days ago
  • v DEBBIEANNE1124
    Hi Elizabeth
    You mentioned low Carb high fat///?? The high fat doesn't seem right. imho :-)
    i'll look into it. I know i should ahve low carb/more protein than I ahve been having. I'm struggling with my diabetes at the time. i had an MG flare this week for 3 days I was extremely weak. i could barely leave my recliner/rocker. Dog and daughter are doing pretty good. I hope to ahve more trips with her to the coast this summer. We are crazy girls when we are together.
    Hugs
    Debbie
    39 days ago
  • v RUTHDEE2000
    Glad you are enjoying the intermittent fasting like I am. ..I'm 61 and it's tough getting those pounds off...hopefully I can add you as a friend. ..😊
    46 days ago
  • v BEFITSPIRITED
    Thanks Elizabeth! I honestly didn't see a huge difference (goes to show you how we are so critical of our'selves') - but feeling much better and with the encouragement from great friends like you - well I'm ready to keep pushing!
    51 days ago
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