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I can't believe I have been with SparkPeople for four years. I have learned so much and have met so many great people. I have learned how to track my food and count calories and I know now that I have to put exercise into my life every day. Before my heart surgery I could walk three miles a day and play tennis three to four times a week and I really want to get back to that but, my health has slowed me down drastically and it doesn't do any good to complain about it because I am the only one ...
I can't believe I have been with SparkPeople for four years. I have learned so much and have met so many great people. I have learned how to track my food and count calories and I know now that I have to put exercise into my life every day. Before my heart surgery I could walk three miles a day and play tennis three to four times a week and I really want to get back to that but, my health has slowed me down drastically and it doesn't do any good to complain about it because I am the only one that can help myself heal. In 2011 I had lapband surgery and I really like having it as a tool to lose the weight I still have to work hard and eat healthy before the lapband surgery I was almost 250 pounds. There is so much to give up so you don't get sick I gave up red meat for my heart health but, it's also hard to eat it with my lapband and I feel it was a good choice for me. I don't eat bread, pasta, sugar, salt. I don't drink soda at all but, I am known to sneak in a Carmel ice coffee once in awhile. I am not on a diet I just try to control myself and watch what I put in my mouth. Some day I would like to be proportionate to my height maybe 130 pounds and I have been saying that for four years. I know it can happen. Let's do this together. Always looking for new Spark friends add me any time.
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Member Since: 8/19/2010

SparkPoints: 49,994

Fitness Minutes: 39,282

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My name is Patty I am 46 years old and I live in Missouri with my family. I was raised in Maine and I truly miss the beauty of the East Coast and everything that it has to offer. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

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I enjoy walks in the park with my pugs Skittles and Violet. Playing tennis for exercise. Also, cooking healthy meals and trying new recipes.

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9/16/2014 11:01:27 AM

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Patty, thank you so much for your support. I'm so blessed to have you in my life. Are you ready to embrace this week? Join me as we journey together igniting sparks of confidence, making healthy choices and challenging our bodies! Letís convert our flaming thoughts into positive action! Letís fill our minds with infectious enthusiasm! Letís feel the powerful-charged energy releasing from our bodies! TOGETHER, We CAN Do It!!


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MISSFITOKSANA
8/25/2014 3:06:37 PM

Thank you for all the nice and sweet comments ;) I hope you are well and smiling!



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SPARKONSKATES
8/24/2014 12:11:38 PM

Hi Patty Happy Sunday !!
Hope it gets cooler over there for you.
For some reason in CT this summer it didn't get hot at all really. It's been a strange summer. Never really got that humid. Very weird. It's warm everyday but nothing like the years prior
Glad Tim is driving and happy. Hope it foot ball goes well. Jonathan is super happy doing well keeping busy in college. I talk to him everyday and we sometimes skype on the computer. Yes we miss him like crazy.
Chris and I are very solid happy crazy in love and so ready to live together. We climbed a lot of obstacles this past year with the distance but we hung in there. I'm so ready to move and be closer to him. I can't wait. If I find a place next month then I can move in Ohio in Oct 1st. I'm hopeful
Lots of work and changes to happen. Exciting.
It will be nice to drive half way and meet you. Chris would drive me anywhere to get that chance.
Skating is going well. I'm getting stronger on the ice each time. My ankle is weak but Fridays lesson went really well.
I will still skate in Ohio but not sure with lessons and stuff till next year. I'm sure I will teach though at the rink I really liked.
I walk a lot here too to build up my strength
I hope your getting stronger each day too. Once fall is here you will be able to do more and maybe get your tennis going again.
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SPARKONSKATES
8/4/2014 12:37:59 PM

Congrats on your weight loss Patty your doing so great !!!!!! So proud of you !!! Missing you emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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7/22/2014 4:57:08 PM

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