TEXASTITCHER   255,978
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In Aruba after a rain storm, October 2008





Charged up and ready to go





At my starting point - 2005. This was on a trip we took when my husband retired.



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Working my way to a healthier lifestyle, one day at a time

My Sprin 2014 5% Challenge Commitment
I am on the bike and treadmill as appropriate and doing my strengthiening exercises. I will Record my foods in Spark People and watch the calories, carbs and portion sizes. I will record my daily exercise and Living the Good Life Points, and on Saturdays I will weigh in and record it. I will check in with my team daily and leave a comment on the Discussion Board. I will read and comment on blogs as I have time.

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My Sprin 2014 5% Challenge Commitment
I am on the bike and treadmill as appropriate and doing my strengthiening exercises. I will Record my foods in Spark People and watch the calories, carbs and portion sizes. I will record my daily exercise and Living the Good Life Points, and on Saturdays I will weigh in and record it. I will check in with my team daily and leave a comment on the Discussion Board. I will read and comment on blogs as I have time.

I have been stitching since I was six. It seems I have been worrying about my weight that long. This group came along at a time when I was ready to concentrate on losing.
I served a four year term on the Board of Directors of ANG and had initially planned to be at my goal before my term was over. This did not happen, but I have not gained any weight back along the way. I have adjusted my goals for the rate I am losing at this time.
It seems that I hvae been gaining and losing the same five pounds for several months. I have a well ingrained habit of exercise. If I do not get my time in riding the recumbant bike, I can tell.
I feel better than when I started but haave not made the progress i would like to make. I seem to be stuck in a long plateau. I am not gaining but I am not losing either. I readjusted by weight ticker to show more progress, instead of my initial starting point.

Mini Goals-
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300 Starting point
270 by 5/25/07 Achieved 5/18/07
250 by 11/22/07 Achieved 11/24/07
Remainder of goals updated with new dates (and losing at 5 pounds per month).
240 by 1/15/08 Achieved 2/24/08
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TEXASTITCHER is getting caught up on errands
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Member Since: 12/11/2006

SparkPoints: 255,978

Fitness Minutes: 257,674

My Goals:
Goal to eat 1600 - 2000 calories per day
Goal to burn 6430 calories per week (720 minutes per week)
Goal to go from 254 to 242 by May 2014

My Program:
*Exercise Daily
*Strenght training three times each week
Yoga three times each week
*Stay within my calorie range
*Eat at least five servings of Fruit and/or Vegetables each day

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb

"If a man really wants something he will find a way, if he doesn't he will find an excuse." Stephen Dolley, Jr.



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Jo Ann, Plano TX

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Member Comments:
PERFECTVELVET
4/22/2014 10:34:45 PM

Thanks for putting up with me during my illness emoticon

I'm definitely on the mend and even got 75 fitness minutes for the Starfish today! Yay!



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GOCALGAL
4/22/2014 2:53:06 PM

emoticon emoticon You are really rocking the power challenge!



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RUTHIEBEAR
4/22/2014 12:46:45 PM

Visiting from COuntdown team
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

emoticon I am rooting for you!!!!
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JAMARIGOLD
4/22/2014 11:39:38 AM

Thank you for the visit and good wishes! Let's POWER up today!




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MARJIMAC63
4/20/2014 2:32:13 PM

Stay strong--some bunny is hopping around with baskets full of chocolate eggs, peanut butter eggs, and jelly beans today!
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