QUEEN-EYDIE   75,379
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I'm Eydie, and my main goal is to age gracefully, live joyfully and to be a good example for others!
I'm Eydie, and my main goal is to age gracefully, live joyfully and to be a good example for others!



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 current weight: 2.9  over

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Member Since: 8/23/2006

My Goals:
My highest weight was 192 pounds and now my goal is to keep my weight in the 120-125 pound range. I'm loving the grand adventure of maintenance!

My Program:
I was a vegetarian for 27 years and have been vegan for over 4 years and have never felt better! I'm also a recovering sugar addict, so I know lots of tricks for avoiding sugar.
I love to exercise and vary my workouts quite a bit. Strength training, yoga, Pilates, bellydancing--I love it all!
I like to spend time time in the kitchen cooking up healthy vegan dishes or "vegan-izing" old favorites. I'm all about having lots of color in my food; the more vegetables the better!

Personal Information:
I live in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and I recently switched occupations and am now working in a library--a dream realized!

I've been with the same guy for 31 years and am ridiculously happy with my husband, who incidentally also works in a library!

I'm 52 years old and at the age where I'm ready and willing to step into the role of Queen of my own life. I've earned it! It doesn't matter if others don't recognize me as royalty, it's enough that I know it!

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1/17/2016 6:53:57 PM

I like the recipes you post (tasty photos too). Do you have a Spark Recipe collection?

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11/19/2015 6:53:36 AM

emoticon Great to see your Spark Friend, STILLFLYIN is The Motivator of the Day. What an honor for her. emoticon

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11/1/2015 4:36:42 PM

Hi emoticon , I’m glad you have joined McDougall Plans team. Feel free to look all the message boards, there’s a lot of information, great ideas and of course lots of recipes. Just ask many questions.

Come and eat lots of potatoes, fruits and veggies.

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10/15/2015 9:13:43 AM

I just joined Spark People and found your page by searching "Eat To Live" on the main page. I quickly joined the Eat to Live group you had listed on your page and then read your bio. I was so psyched! I'm a 52 year old woman living in the Blue Ridge of Virginia and I've been with my husband for 31 years and while he's a nurse and I'm a stay at home mom, we do love the library! :) Also, when I started my journey to better health, I was 196 lbs. I'm a vegetarian and an aspiring vegan who has been floundering somewhat but feel a strong desire to see this journey all the way through. I've been on this road for about 2 1/2 years now. At any rate, what a pleasure to meet you via your page. Thanks for being out there to motivate others. You're certainly an inspiration for me!

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8/19/2015 8:08:39 AM

Your weight progress ticker is AMAZING!!! Way to go Eydie!! You're a great example of what we can all do when we put our mind to our goal! Thanks for sharing your progress with SparkPeople!!

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