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





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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, ...
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: 39,562

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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Personal Information:
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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SANDRA2BHEALTHY
9/19/2014 11:31:50 AM

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.
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STITCH4EVER
9/18/2014 5:08:28 PM

THANKS FOR THE INVITATION TO YOUR PORCH. I ONLY HAVE A SMALL BALCONY BUT YOU ARE SURE WELCOME. AND I AM A SERIOUS COFFEE ADDICT. I COULD NOT SURVIE MY LIFE WITHOUT IT. THAT'S ALL THAT KEEPS ME GOING OR I WOULD SLEEP 14 HOURS A DAY - LITERALLY.
ERIN



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STITCH4EVER
9/18/2014 4:51:48 PM

HEY! THANKS FOR THE ROLLER SKATES. I USED TO BE WICKED AWESOME ON THOSE THINGS BACK WHEN I WAS YOUNG AND FOOLISH. NOW I'M AFRAID I WOULD BREAK MY COMPLETE ASS!



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STITCH4EVER
9/18/2014 4:50:26 PM

I DID GET THE HEADPHONES. NOW HE LISTENS WHILE HE SLEEPS TOO - KIND OF LIKE BIO-FEEDBACK. I AM SHREDDING PAPER AS FAST AS THE SHREDDER WILL GO WITHOUT OVERHEATING. BUT IT THROWS ME COMPLETELY OFF MY SCHEDULE FOR EVERYTHING ELSE I HAVE TO DO. WE HAVE A TINY BALCONY THAT WILL SEAT TWO CHAIRS AND A SMALL TABLE. I BOUGHT STAIN AND A LONG HANDLED ROLLER SO HE COULD STAIN IT TODAY. HE DID BETWEEN THE RAILINGS AND GAVE UP! NOW IT IS ONLY PARTLY DONE AND RAIN IS ON THE WAY. THAT'S THE STORY OF HIS LIFE. HE STARTS THINGS AND NEVER FINISHES THEM. emoticon



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SANDRA2BHEALTHY
9/18/2014 10:47:11 AM

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal
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