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Myself in the New Year 2013, usually happy but not so healthy. my weight at 275 .Time for change!

Hi there! Im down 35 lbs. Onto my next goal of 35 more!





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Hi, I'm a middle age woman with lots of life to live.I want to be my healthiest & happiest in the years to come.Spark People has giving me the inspiration to move to the next exciting phase in my life .With all the supportive tools, recipes, blogs , trackers and you encouraging members on Spark, I shall not fail, I am committed to changing my lifestyle for good! Thanks for all the encouragement thus far, I have a long journey ahead & am very excited to go the extra mile with all of you !

Thanks for the ride, I'm on my way!

Member Since: 3/5/2013

Fitness Minutes: 24,180

My Goals:
My goals are simple, to be the healthiest & happiest person I can be in the days, months and years to come! It will be exciting & fulfilled with all of you Spark people to encourage me on my journey

First and foremost is to drink more water and eat at least 5 fruit or veggies a day also to exercise at least 10 min. per day , stay in calorie range that Spark has set for me.

Starting weight:
Jan.2013 ----275
Oops, fell off the SPARK wagon for almost 2 years.
I'm back 15 lbs heavier.
I'm ready & motivated.

My Program:
I have been changing my lifestyle by tracking my foods & my nutrient intake, as well as starting some exercising routines. I've noticed in the short time that I've made theese changes I already feel more energized & have started losing lbs weekly, thanks for the support

Personal Information:
Hi; my name is Michele, I'm from Det. Mich. I've been over weight most of my adult life , and I'm so ready for change, lets make that change together!
Lord give me strength!

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Im an animal lover , I have 2 dogs & 3 cats and enjoy spoiling them , I love to cook & make new recipes.walking is my go to exercise, I also enjoy yard sales, estate sales , flea mkts. and clearance sales. If I cant get it 1/2 price I don't need it! Love a good bargain. As Spark is such a great asset in my life, and best of all it Free!

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    Hey! Welcome back emoticon I've gained back weight too, but I ain't giving up emoticon We can do this together emoticon emoticon
    385 days ago

    You are meant to be whatever you set your mind to be. Baby steps... small healthy habits every day and you are on your way!

    385 days ago
    Are You Getting Team Emails and New Thread Posts ?

    To check and see if you are signed up for the team emails... And New Thread Posts...

    Go to your START page and click on Account / E-Mail Preferences on the top left under the BIG word START...
    A page will come up with 3 tabs, click on the COMMUNITY tab...
    Then click on Spark Teams...
    There you can go to our team and click the box New Topic Notification and Team SparkMail.
    Then You will be sure to get all of the Team Information.
    Of course, click the other boxes that you would like.
    You can always go to our team page and see what new topics are in the Forums, too.

    I hope this helps !!!!
    993 days ago
    Thanks for the cute limerick finish! I just spotted the one you added for me about the rain ... cute! We do have fun on that Limerick page, don't we!
    Spark on!

    1033 days ago
    "If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you.
    If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you.
    Whatever good things we build end up building us."
    -Jim Rohn
    Thank you for commenting on my blog, "My First Monday Weigh In." Have a healthy day!
    1042 days ago
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