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I'm a 62 (now 65) year old woman, ex workaholic that was stopped in my tracks by a really bad back. For the past 10 years I've been floundering around trying to find just the right lifestyle and diet. I found Spark People on a forum game and here I am. I confess I'm a slow starter. I found "SparkCoach" today and something changed inside of me. It seems there's more to this diet thing than I thought. I realize I need to change just about everything! I like the program here and ...
Hi!!

I'm a 62 (now 65) year old woman, ex workaholic that was stopped in my tracks by a really bad back. For the past 10 years I've been floundering around trying to find just the right lifestyle and diet. I found Spark People on a forum game and here I am. I confess I'm a slow starter. I found "SparkCoach" today and something changed inside of me. It seems there's more to this diet thing than I thought. I realize I need to change just about everything! I like the program here and the site is very supportive. This 62 year old woman with a back problem is not the same as I used to be, but maybe I can find a new me, inside of me.

UPDATE 5/2014. It's been two years and can you believe it, I'm two years older! I'm 64! Lol. I'm fully entrenched in the SP program and love it! If interested in my progress and life see my blogs.

UPDATE: 6/2015. I am the privilaged to announce I am the leader of the forum, "Senior Olympics Ready Set Go!" This forum is for athletes or avid exercisers that are interested in chatting, getting support and working towards sports events. The Senior Olympics is national/international for those athletes over 55 years old. You don't have to be a member of this forum. Those members that are under 55 are welcome to join. If you like sports events and are training whatever your age please do join my forum. Everyone is welcome. Beginners welcome! :)
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Member Since: 5/22/2012

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My Goals:
I want to be super healthy, since I have Rheumatoid Auto-Immune Disease I want to be as pain free as possible. I also have hyptothryroid (Hashimoto's) My goals are to swim competively, walk a marathon, do indoor rock climbing and marry a rich husband. Well I can dream can't I? Lol.

My 2015 Spring 5% Challenge exercise goals:
Saturday swim class. 1 hr.
Saturday swim technique practice. 1 hr.
Aqua exercises Mon-Tues-Fri with 30 min.
Swim laps a minumum of 5 days weekly for one hour.
Ten minute,10 lb bar bell exercises Monday, Wed, Friday.
Monday thru Sunday, 10 minutes stretching after warm ups.
Heavy house cleaning Tuesdays and Saturdays, 1 hour.
Mon-Thurs-Saturday.Knee exercises: squats 10 reps from chair to wobbly board. Leg raises 10 reps front, back and lateral 10 min. Mon-Wed-Fri.
Tai Chi 30 min of form practice Mon-Wed-Fri.

7/2015:
Train for the National Senior Olympic games. Swim with focus on technique 3 to 4 times weekl

My Program:
I don't care much for formal exercise so I have had to become creative. My program consists of Tai Chi, and Chi Walking, I am a swimmer. Presently training for the "Senior Olympics". It is the olympics for ages 55 and up. I love the Mediterranean diet foods and am on the EAT to LIVE Diet Plan by Joel Fuhrman M.D.

There's a forum for all the things I do. See my forums if you're interested in joining.

Personal Information:
City girl from Manhattan. N.Y. I moved to Florida and became a pediatric rehabilitation RN in my mid twenties and never looked back. I have two wonderful children and an awesome grandson. I do love it here during the winter and have learned to endure the brutal heat and humidity of the summers. I am a Learn to Swim children's instructor year round and adore it. 5/14 I just earned my Red Cross certification in water safety and Learn to Swim for all ages! Everyone should know how to swim! Message me if you are interested in Learn to Swim information. I can help you get started! :)
3/15: I just earned my Red Cross Life
guarding certification. Yay!

Other Information:
I am a book collector and avid reader. My favorite genre is Dystopian Sci-Fi. Author: Margaret Atwood- The Handmaid's Tale and women's non-fiction. Special interest is the middle east. My favorite games are 3-D puzzles and Sudoku. I love iphone photography. I do make jewelry and want to learn quilting.

Since Autism runs in the family, I am well read in this subject. I am presently working on a picture book for children with Autism. I am searching for a photographer for my book. If you know Photoshop (or the like) and are interested, please do message me :)

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HOMEBODY67
8/27/2015 2:14:17 PM

emoticon for adding me to your friends. I've done the same for you.



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HOMEBODY67
8/27/2015 2:13:51 PM

emoticon to .... WALKING AWAY THE POUNDS TEAM


You will LOVE THIS TEAM! It's amazingly positive and supportive. The members here are always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. They have done it for me and they will do the same for you!! We are here to support and encourage you on your journey to success. All the best to you on reaching your goals.

It's great to have you on board. Come and join us on the Forums for some fun and challenges.

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MJay



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SHERRY666
8/24/2015 1:56:24 PM

HI ELONA......... WELCOME TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES....... IT'S GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US........... WE HAVE A MONTHLY CHAT AND CHALLENGE YOU MIGHT WANT TO CHECK OUT......... LOTS OF SUPPORT......... BEST OF LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEY.......

SHERRE.. TEAM LEADER.

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8/21/2015 11:09:27 PM

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8/21/2015 10:41:32 PM

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