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This is St Ives, in Cornwall, South West of the UK, where I live :D





sunset over St Ives June 2014





me playing with Bagas Porthia - a traditional Cornish music band - this was taken in 2013.



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I am 59 yrs old, vegetarian not overweight, but getting older and feeling less strong, fit and supple than I used to be. Would like to maintain good health as I get older.

I have recently completed the 100 days by Linda Spangle - it was a brilliant journey and has really made some lasting, positive changes to how I relate to food generally. On Oct 15th I am going to start working through another of her books 'Friends with the Scale' you can read about my progress here ...
I am 59 yrs old, vegetarian not overweight, but getting older and feeling less strong, fit and supple than I used to be. Would like to maintain good health as I get older.

I have recently completed the 100 days by Linda Spangle - it was a brilliant journey and has really made some lasting, positive changes to how I relate to food generally. On Oct 15th I am going to start working through another of her books 'Friends with the Scale' you can read about my progress here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_me
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I am aiming to be healthy and fit - so looking for a gradual and lasting change of lifestyle that will help me maintain optimum health for the rest of my life!

Having tried a whole load of different health eating strategies and bought more cookery books than I can even remember - I am now embarking on a MAINLY vegan wholefood journey and trying out more raw recipes.

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Member Since: 11/17/2012

My Goals:
1) to get to and keep my weight under 8 stone 7lbs
2) to get and keep my waist under 29"
3) to maintain a supple and strong body into my later years
To be a slim, strong, fit woman!

My Program:
I am eating mostly vegan, I am limiting wheat and sugar dramatically, I practise portion control. I eat 5-6 times a day. I follow general principles of low-fat, wholefood eating and am mindful of getting protein, especially in my snacks.


I have started doing some weight-lifting with dumbells - just a few at a time so I don't get over-whelmed.

I do some yoga, and enjoy QiGong type workouts. I discovered Taoflow on YouTube (Cain Carroll) which I like a lot.

Starting on 10th October I am intending to swim once a week. I am following a health-building programme from a UK swimming website, it's called Swimfit

Personal Information:
I live by the sea in the South West of the UK. I work full-time as a support worker with adults with learning disabilities. I am a Nichiren Buddhist which involves me in lots of activities.

My Community Journal:
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PERSISTENTTIM
10/24/2014 9:25:45 AM

Thank you for the support! I tried my 20lb dumbbells but they made my back hurt even sitting, I'm now using the 5lb, at least it's more exercise. Have a great weekend!



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MTN_KITTEN
10/23/2014 6:09:14 PM

I like you, too!!!!!!!!



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NEVERORNOW
10/21/2014 1:53:03 PM

emoticon for your encouragement on the Day 1 and 2 threads on the 100 days team! I really appreciate it, and it's nice to meet you!



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KAREN-IS-HERE
10/21/2014 10:17:41 AM

I go back a delete 'em so I can keep my overall blog stream lined to only a couple of pages deep.



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APONI_KB
10/20/2014 10:18:58 AM

The link worked, but for whatever reason I don't have planner as an option on my trackers. I just book marked it but that would explain why I couldn't find it.

thanks for the assist



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