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Maintaining 80 Pound Loss with SP & Relentless Determination!

I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high and I've lost over 50 pounds since Dec. 2008. In 2009 I achieved a healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I always wanted!
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I've gained this weight back many times. But now with SP I've learned the relentless determination it takes for long term success! -Marsha
I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high and I've lost over 50 pounds since Dec. 2008. In 2009 I achieved a healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I always wanted!
Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma

I've gained this weight back many times. But now with SP I've learned the relentless determination it takes for long term success! -Marsha


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Member Since: 9/2/2009

SparkPoints: 164,885

Fitness Minutes: 119,784

My Goals:
* Maintain 80+ pound loss.
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity. Go back to tracking if average weight exceeds 132 pounds.
* Keep on running. Go for PRs.

Current PRs:
.5 Mile=4:01 (12/21/13)
1 Mile = 8:47 (4/13)
5K = 27:33 (4/13/13)
10K = 1:01:13 (3/16/13)
HM =2:26:02 (11/24/13)


My Program:
Clean SWEEP:

Clean = eat with dignity
S = 7-8 hrs sleep
W = 8 glasses water
E = eat healthy
E = exercise 6 times/wk
P = persistence



Personal Information:
65 years old, 5'6", 129-134 pounds. Retired social worker-grant writer-nonprofit administrator. One adult daughter. I keep my two darling granddaughters 6 days a week when my DD & DSIL work. Weigh less right now than I did in junior high. Have struggled with weight all my life, but I just may have it now!!

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You don't have to be perfect to succeed, but you do have to be determined. Never, never, never give up!

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FROSTY99
12/12/2014 7:59:54 PM



My Christmas Wish For You

by Ruth Kephart

My Christmas wish for you, my friend
Is not a simple one
For I wish you hope and joy and peace
Days filled with warmth and sun

I wish you love and friendship too
Throughout the coming year
Lots of laughter and happiness
To fill your world with cheer

May you count your blessings, one by one
And when totaled by the lot
May you find all you've been given
To be more than what you sought

May your journeys be short, your burdens light
May your spirit never grow old
May all your clouds have silver linings
And your rainbows pots of gold

I wish this all and so much more
May all your dreams come true
May you have a Merry Christmas friend
And a happy New Year, too ..



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GABY1948
12/12/2014 5:35:23 PM

Oh, Marsha, not 1/10 as GLAD as I am that I know YOU! But thank you for saying that! emoticon



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GABY1948
12/10/2014 6:08:39 PM

That's a great idea, Marsha....as always and I am a person that does lists...but actually, I really do know now that I was just frustrated with ME! I and so pleasantly surprised that as I reread Beck, I DID get most of it before. I want to repeat it so I can quote what she actually SAID in the book to myself (the cards)...so it boiled down to just me being too hard on myself, as usual! I have been fine all day today, after I actually started it again...but those are wonderful ideas if I ever get "frustrated with me again!" I guess I was letting the sabotaging thoughts get me...but I do know how to handle them....this was a lesson for me in itself! Oh, and it wasn't really John's stuff...he doesn't do much messing, but he lets me bounce off him so I can "hear" it and figure it out. emoticon



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REBECKY441
12/9/2014 10:59:56 PM

Thanks for taking the time to comment on my blog. You are always an inspiration!
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FROSTY99
12/9/2014 8:54:08 PM

A Friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of
one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the
gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth
keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.
- Arabian Proverb




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