PMCOPPI10   29,456
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We did it!!! Me and my sister Laura!! 10-12-14 half marathon Long Beach.


Medal for long Beach marathon 10-12-14 Larry did 26.2 and we did 13.1 so 26.2 combined.

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Finished my 2nd Half Marathon!!

Yuck!! I hate being fat !!
I will fight this fight until I am back in shape and healthy!!
Walk / Jogging will help me to recover my health one race at a time.
Yuck!! I hate being fat !!
I will fight this fight until I am back in shape and healthy!!
Walk / Jogging will help me to recover my health one race at a time.

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 current weight: 168.8 

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Member Since: 1/31/2009

SparkPoints: 29,456

Fitness Minutes: 26,290

My Goals:
Long term:
My goal is to be below 170 by May 1st, 2014.

Start date:
Feb 9, 2014 182

1st 5k 42:32 7-4-13
2nd 5k 42:46 9-7-13
3rd 5k 43:50 2-1-14

13.1 10-12-14 Long Beach time3:22;20
5k 41:47
10K 1:27:15
Broke all records. Here I come!!

My Program:
Jenny Craig eating program.

A fitness walk/jog at least 5 days a week.

Bowling two times a week.

Personal Information:
I am from California.
No children and a husband for 24 years in September.

I have a chocolate lab named Mac.
Our Buddy died July 19,2011 and is missed.

Other Information:
My favorite movies are, "The Muppet Christmas carol" and "The Neverending Story." and "Enchanted"
I know the words from songs of many of the Musical sound tracks.
My Ipod is loaded with them for my fitness walks.

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Member Comments:
12/15/2014 12:30:08 AM

“We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough.” ~Helen Keller

We need to keep those words in front of us all the time!
Have a great week.

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12/7/2014 11:28:47 AM

May your day be filled with
emoticon love,
emoticon laughter,
emoticon family and friends,
emoticon good food,
emoticon exercise,
emoticon water, and
emoticon peace.
Enjoy the little surprises and blessing every day brings.

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12/2/2014 4:11:16 PM

Hey Sparkie, the signing up of new members opens on December 16, so you need to wait a little bit. Meanwhile, join that team I sent the link to you and read all the information, you will soon find your way around.

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11/27/2014 6:28:53 PM

emoticon “Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back.” ~ Robert Quillen

emoticon I hope you had a great day today!

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11/17/2014 7:20:28 PM

I came across this scale on the Fitness for Weigtloss site and have been trying to use it the past few days. I like it because it’s an ongoing reminder to be to be mindful about my nutrition.(http://www.fitnessforweightloss

emoticon 0-10 Hunger Scale (0 = starving, 10 = stuffed)
0 – You are STARVING - You have waited so long to eat you can barely function.
1 – You are very hungry -You are light headed, irritable, and might have a headache. You can’t concentrate and feel very low on energy.
2 – You are moderately hungry - Your stomach has been growling for a while and you know you’ve waited too long to eat. You’ve started losing energy and focus.
If your hunger rating is 0, 1, or 2, you have waited too long to eat. At this point, you probably feel like you could eat anything and everything. When you’re this hungry, it’s hard to make healthy choices and use portion control.
3 – You are slightly hungry - Your stomach is growling and telling you it needs food (energy). This is a good time to start eating.
4 – You are hungry for a little bit more food. - You can eat a few more bites before you’ll feel like you ate just the right amount.
5 – You are CONTENT - You are neither hungry nor full. You ate just the right amount of food, enjoyed it, and feel satisfied.
6 – You have room for a few more bites. - You have room for a few more bites before you’ll start to feel full.
Pay close attention to your 4-6 ratings during a meal or snack. There is a fine line between the point when you are content, are hungry for a few more bites, and you start to feel full.  Eating slower can help you pay attention to this.
7 – You are slightly full - You know if you keep eating you will start to feel uncomfortable.
8 – You are moderately full - You know you ate too much and are thinking to yourself, “I wish I didn’t eat that last piece of (insert food)”.
9 – You are very full - You feel very uncomfortable after eating too much. You feel bloated and nauseous.
10 – You are STUFFED - You are extremely uncomfortable. Your stomach hurts and you feel sick; all you want is to lie down and make the feeling go away.

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