SLENDERELLA61
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Teamwork Springs May 2016 - Feeling good in a swim suit. Unbelievable!!




Marsha - Before 1999-After 2013




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As a fat kid, fat teen, fat adult, I dreamed of being a normal weight. Well, finally, I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high; 50 pounds below Dec. 2008 weight. In 2009 I achieved healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I "always" wanted! Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: (copy + paste) http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma If I can achieve and maintain a healthy weight, I bet you can, too!!


Member Since: 9/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 154,571

My Goals:
* Maintain 80+ pound loss with 129 pounds as the center of my goal weight range
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity.
* Keep on running for fun and fitness! Enjoy any age group awards without stressing for them.

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:
67 years old, almost 5'6", maintaining around 135 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. My 7th year of maintenance has been my most challenging one so far, but I'm definitely not giving up!!


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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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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Thrive in freedom creativity, expression and boldness. You have absolutely no excuse good enough to not live your dreams. Simran Singh
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    5 days ago
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    The only real failure is when you don’t learn from your mistakes and you keep repeating them. Tim Storm
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    6 days ago
  • v FITFORLIFE4EVER
    Can I ask a question? You said that if you didn't drink water you wouldn't be able to differentiate between thirst and hunger? Did you really mean "drink water" or would it be the same for just "drink" do you think?
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    6 days ago
  • v PALEOQUEEN
    Hi Marsha
    I finally read your success story. I tried to access it off your spark page but it didn't work. Today I went into all the success stories and found you. What a great story. I am so impressed by your B.P. and cholesterol readings after you lost the weight. This is my real goal but in order to reach these goals I do have to lose the weight.
    Good to hear of someone else who is the same age and winning the battle.
    Keep up the good work emoticon
    7 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    . . . your mind needs to be put in its proper place—as your assistant, not your ruler (although it always tries to be). Catherine Dougherty
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    7 days ago
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