SONGBIRDPAULA   59,875
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weight = 380 lbs...I could never have accepted it until I found this picture.





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A Story of a Journey ... Just cold turkey

I began my original journey in March 2009 weighing 380#. I knew that I had been on so many "diet plans" in my life that I finally threw it all out the window and just began using a "portion control with a little extra protein and a little less sodium" and that is how I arrived to where I am today. I have had no surgeries, pills, shots, hypnosis, anything....only eating less! I don't count anything, calories, carbs, points, etc. I realize, ...
A Story of a Journey ... Just cold turkey

I began my original journey in March 2009 weighing 380#. I knew that I had been on so many "diet plans" in my life that I finally threw it all out the window and just began using a "portion control with a little extra protein and a little less sodium" and that is how I arrived to where I am today. I have had no surgeries, pills, shots, hypnosis, anything....only eating less! I don't count anything, calories, carbs, points, etc. I realize, that now, they haven't and don't work for me. My style is.....I eat what is prepared at any time or any where......I just don't eat all of it! I have numerous disabilities that leave me unable to exercise only minimally. My doctor's tried me on a new medication for one of my issues which caused me to gain 42# back, but since then she has stopped that one and I'm on my road back down from there. I will not change "my journey style" as it works for me. I don't know how far down I will lose, but I leave it in God's hands.
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Member Since: 12/20/2011

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Fitness Minutes: 41,307

My Goals:
1. My goal is to be the healthiest I can be.








My Program:
Portion control only.



Motto: "Always try to leave the last bite."

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I'm 61 years old

Live in Texas

Married 36 yrs to BFF

1 daughter

2 grandsons

I have numerous disabilities allowing minimal to no exercising.

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I can do all things through Christ, Who strengthens me.

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SPARKFRAN514
10/29/2014 10:53:52 PM

6. Opportunity may knock once but temptation rings the door bell over and over
7. The road to success is always under construction Lily Tomlin
8. Hard work is a two way street you get back what you put in




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JINNY2SCATS
10/29/2014 10:29:14 PM

Thank you for the spark goodie, and the nice message. I'm glad I am getting to know you.
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10/29/2014 10:25:59 PM

Thanks for visiting my page....I do love the kitties. I added pictures of my own cats yesterday.
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SANDRA2BHEALTHY
10/29/2014 12:01:11 PM

If we defend our habits, we have no intentions of quitting them."
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SPARKFRAN514
10/28/2014 10:47:08 PM

1. successful people keep moving they make mistakes but they don't quiet conard Hutton
2. Success is achieved and maintained by those who keep trying sounds like are n the right direction
3. My journey is like a race I have to get started before i can set my pace

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