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I am 50+ and notice loss of flexibility and stamina more as the years pile up. I am overweight and need help reaching my goals. I am finally at the point in my life where I am ready to make ME a priority. I will be relentless in the pursuit of a healthier me.

I've been with SparkPeople for 7 years off and on. I want to be better at 60 than I was at 50! I 've had success in the past but only when I am consistent with using SP tools and resources.

Member Since: 5/20/2007

Fitness Minutes: 14,185

My Goals:
I want to look and feel better. I want to have more stamina. More specifically I want: my BMI less than 25, my blood pressure less than 140/90, to wear a size 12 or 14 again, to exercise consistently 3-5 times a week. And, I want to maintain a healthy lifestyle the rest of my days on the planet.

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The steps I'm taking to get there: Stay active in SparkPeople until I reach my goals which means staying in calorie range and try to hit that ideal carb/fat/protein split as often as possible. I will find a way to make regular exercise part of my life. I will plan snacks ahead, celebrate successes, forgive myself for setbacks and never give up. I'm combining strength and cardio and diet and appreciating the support I am getting from all of you!

Personal Information:
Closing in on 60, happily married with an adult son. I'm finally ready to make me a priority (again).

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Favorites: (besides God and family)
The beach
Treasure Madness
Scrapbooking and cardmaking
Rice Krispie Treats

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    Hey you are doing great on your journey. I found your page and wanted to reach out.
    I live in Washington as well and saw your teams and I think you must live here.
    I moved from the west side to the east side of the state this summer and I finally have a tan this year!!
    I am adding you as a friend.
    427 days ago
  • v LOOSENIT60
    Thank you for the post on my blog. This too shall pass. Been at this way to long to let it keep me down for too long. Thank you again
    445 days ago
  • v BETTERME57
    Thank you for your encouraging comments on my blog. Love your page. I am adding you as my new spark friend. I hope we can encourage on another and when we reach 60 be the best we can be!
    I invite you to visit my page and my team Creating a new Me! Would love to have you join us.
    Best Wishes, Debbie
    690 days ago
  • v HOMEBODY67
    emoticon to the......DOING IT RIGHT TEAM

    You will LOVE THIS TEAM! It's amazingly positive and supportive. The members here are always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. They have done it for me and they will do the same for you!! We are here to support and encourage you on your journey to success. All the best to you on reaching your goals.

    It's great to have you on board. Come and join us on the Forums for some fun and challenges.

    708 days ago
    Thanks for your positive comments on my blog/page...I added you as a friend. I LOVE reading the positive side from all sides. I like your page, too! Let's do this...I SOOOOO have to and want to and need to conquer this!! WE can:)
    1014 days ago
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