RUBYDOODLE   9,100
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Feb. 13, 2015 - thinking I can be happy at this weight!! Now to maintain!!





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I know how to lose - lost 120 with WW, 95 with exercise physiologist, 85 on Atkins, 85 from gastric bypass. This time I want to lose and keep it off. For the first time my weight is effecting my lifestyle with arthritis in my knees. I am really excited about being a SparkPerson!!
By the way, my name is Kay. Long story on the Rubydoodle....
I know how to lose - lost 120 with WW, 95 with exercise physiologist, 85 on Atkins, 85 from gastric bypass. This time I want to lose and keep it off. For the first time my weight is effecting my lifestyle with arthritis in my knees. I am really excited about being a SparkPerson!!
By the way, my name is Kay. Long story on the Rubydoodle....




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Member Since: 6/10/2013

SparkPoints: 9,100

Fitness Minutes: 14,785

My Goals:
I want to lose at least 130 pounds because my knees are getting really bad. I want to be upwardly mobile for a long time!

My Program:
I use the nutrition tracker and the activity tracker. I am walking at least five days a week for 50 minutes a day and staying within 1200 - 1550 calories to lose 2 pounds weekly.

Personal Information:
I am Kay, 64 years young, and live in Townsend, TN. My husband (of 44 years - a keeper) and I are retired educators and camp about six months a year - usually out West/Northwest in summer, Outer Banks of NC and coast of SC in fall, and Florida Keys for the winter.

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I have three children (twin daughters and son). The girls are married and each has a son and daughter (My FabFour). My son is not married -- yet. I still have hopes he will find the right one!

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RUBYDOODLE
3/23/2015 12:09:01 PM

So good to hear from you. The weather and insomnia caused by the pill for the ER+ cancer that I have to take for five years has really kept me from getting much exercise lately. I am trying to talk myself into a little hike this afternoon!! I have not been keeping track of my calories each day....I am praying I can get a handle on this eating and make myself exercise. It does not seem to help me sleep better, unfortunately. I go for chemo tomorrow. Then only four more!!!! I truly cannot complain about this journey. I have experienced so many blessings from the Lord!!!! He is good!!! I hope you can enjoy some beautiful spring weather!!



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3/23/2015 10:08:15 AM

Kay: Just a note to say emoticon emoticon , I'm so glad to see you feeling better, Its really good to see you are able to hike 5 miles, I am working a little at a time to be able to walk more, right now I get out of breathe to easy after just a few walks around the back yard. I'm hoping it well get better as I take a few more steps each day. I know its been a tough year for you, but your year is about over, didn't you tell me June is your last Chemo. only 2 more months. (YEAH). emoticon emoticon emoticon

HAVE A GREAT DAY: (Prayers and Hugs) CJ from OK. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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RUBYDOODLE
2/9/2015 11:16:02 AM

I am so sorry to hear about your sister, but it is the best comfort knowing you will see her again. I am doing great!! I have not lost more weight, but I am still at 100 pounds lost when I weighed yesterday. Whew! The biggest thing for me is to learn to maintain!! I would love to lose at least 20 more pounds, but I can live with me this way. hahaha!! I am getting my energy back. We did a 6.6 mile hike last week and another one almost 5 miles. I am not doing any steep hikes yet, but I am so thankful to be able to do more!!! My mom is being anesthetized tomorrow for the urologist to check her kidney for a possible tumor. She is 90, as is my dad. Our goal is that she not suffer. We fear Dad may insist on doing whatever they can do to keep her going as long as possible. Our prayer, of course, is that they do not find a tumor, as indicated on a CT scan. Take care and enjoy the day! Rainy here, but mild.



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2/9/2015 10:22:11 AM

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Hi Kay,

Just was thinking about you this morning, and wanted to say Hello and see how you are doing. I had a pretty hard January, I lost my oldest sister on January 9th. Not a good way to start the New Year. There are 7 of us and she was the first one to loose. But I know where she is at and I will see her again.

Hope you are getting along well and the pills are not making you to sick.

Guess I better get busy and start on all the Monday chores. emoticon

emoticon emoticon CJ from OK.



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RUBYDOODLE
1/22/2015 6:47:32 PM

I am enjoying every day!! I did a five mile hike Monday and a little over three today. I am beginning to feel more energy and have fewer days when I have no energy to do anything. I am very thankful!! I am even hoping to see some snow in the next few days!!! There is joy in every day!! emoticon

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