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Sixty one years young... now to be fit and toned.

I'm now 61--- quit smoking for my 50th birthday- the best present I could have ever given myself. I gained the typical 20 pounds they say you gain when you quit smoking. . Those 20 new pounds are right around my mid section and 11 years later they are still with me.
I realize that while I have learned alot here on SP - am aware of so much more and have developed some new great healthy habits - I have to be brave enough and strong enough to CHANGE. I cannot read and type my way to ...
I'm now 61--- quit smoking for my 50th birthday- the best present I could have ever given myself. I gained the typical 20 pounds they say you gain when you quit smoking. . Those 20 new pounds are right around my mid section and 11 years later they are still with me.
I realize that while I have learned alot here on SP - am aware of so much more and have developed some new great healthy habits - I have to be brave enough and strong enough to CHANGE. I cannot read and type my way to weight loss. Glad to be here making online friends to learn from, encourage and celebrate success with.

I have opened up my food tracker and fitness pages for public viewing ---- sharing my life will lead to learning more about everyone's experience on the path to fitness. Comment on anything you see.
Im just now entering a new phase of life. I have retired from a 35 year career.. This means i get to decide what i want to be when i grow up.................... trim and fit is definitely on that list.

.......... Now to just do it !
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Member Since: 9/26/2006

SparkPoints: 63,411

Fitness Minutes: 70,909

My Goals:
Lose another 15 pounds........... mostly in the lower body area - belly and legs.
I know what I have to do and how it has to be done......... so now to just do it..:)

My Program:
Eat cleaner - keep carbs at the low end and treat myself at least once per week.

run/walk/bike ride at least 20 miles per week

get to the gym for strength training 5 times per week


Start where I am - use what I have - and do what I can


Personal Information:
I amgoing to be 61 years old................. 5'3" 137 pounds with a 38 inch waist.......... yep its all right in my belly. Legs are also a little flabby







Co-Leader for the +50 witgh 10-24 pounds to lose team.



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Reach inside and find the strength that enabled me to quit smoking. Use that inner strength to get this body into the shape I want.



This is 75% health minded and 25% plain vanity. I want to look great.





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THEVOW2013
3/19/2015 10:31:45 PM

hi I got an email in my personal account that you emailed me on spark but I cant see it resend please



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NJJAZZ
3/19/2015 9:53:53 PM

hi Dale - have pretty much stuck to my NJ team that I lead. its sadly not very active these days.

hoping all is well with you









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PASSIONATETIGER
3/14/2015 12:20:59 PM


NJ,
I MISS YOU. Where on Spark do you hang your hat these days? I want to connect and catch up with you.
Dale the P Tiger



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MARION-S
3/8/2015 7:03:55 PM

The time you spend as a leader is appreciated emoticon



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LIVEDAILY
3/5/2015 6:58:14 PM

emoticon for my goodie!!



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