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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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SHERYLDS
3/26/2014 3:29:36 PM

I am an animation junkie (anything PIXAR, DISNEY, OR DREAMSCAPE) and I've been dying to see it. Don't have kids or nephews...and I didn't want to get arrested for stalking kids to see it. Wasn't successful in finding any listings for RENT A KID. {...but I've heard some people would love to donate them every now and then. emoticon

FROZEN was wonderful...can't stop singing LET IT GO. Love the news story about the firefighters singing it to the little girl who was trapped in the elevator




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CLAIREINPARIS
3/22/2014 4:57:59 PM

Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog about my mom and Alzheimer's! It was wonderful to read how much you are enjoying your job with elderly people! They are blessed to have you.
Have a fabulous time in Paris and Barcelona! I hope the weather will be gorgeous while you are here!!!
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NEW-CAZ
3/22/2014 4:03:33 AM

Hi Liz we're in Norfolk, Near Great Yarmouth.
I've no idea what the weather pattern is here yet but folk say we have mild winters and I certainly didn't need my thermals as I sometimes did in London. It seems to stay around 10-15 degrees at the moment, warmer in the morning but it clouds over around 3.30 and turns cold. Can't fathom it! emoticon

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JANTHEBLONDE
3/21/2014 8:35:37 PM

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Just wanted to send you a big bouquet of beautiful red roses today! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,
Jan

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IAMBIZI
3/18/2014 8:53:54 PM

thanks for your support!
how is your foot?
bizi



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