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




March... 2009




Summer...2013


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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, 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.


Member Since: 12/20/2011

Fitness Minutes: 53,327

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."

("Paula's Thoughts")
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Personal Information:
I'm 62 years old

Live in Texas

Married 38 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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  • v 1SANDRA2BFIT
    People give up so fast because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have gone.
    ~ Unknown ~

    Have a wonderful day emoticon
    19 hours ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    Hi my Beautiful Spark Friends, here is our new mantra:

    Today I am shedding pounds as I shred my self-doubt,
    Day in and day out, I develop the habits of healthy eating,
    Today I am transforming my body into calorie-burning machine,
    The more I exercise, the better I feel and the better I feel the more I exercise!
    emoticon emoticon
    1 day ago
  • v 1SANDRA2BFIT
    Don’t waste time calculating your chances of success and failure. Just fix your aim and begin.
    ~ Guan Yin Tzu ~

    Have a wonderful day. emoticon
    2 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    Thanks for stopping by and keeping in Touch emoticon Here is our new Mantra!

    Today nothing, and I mean nothing, stands between me and my goal weight. I am there before I know it!
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    5 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    "Life is a dance of balance. Life is creative falling. Life is half spent getting back up. Life is learning how to dance without a partner. Life is a twirl and a bow. Life is a freestyle jig. Life is the best dance you've ever danced."
    6 days ago
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