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I am person who is very happy with life but unhappy with losing the ability to move around better as I age. I have a supportive family who has helped me while my doctor and I have discovered the roadblocks and how I can now overcome them. Looking forward to achieving my goals.

Member Since: 9/10/2009

Fitness Minutes: 40,948

My Goals:
Long Term Goals:

Keep my A1c levels in normal range

Lose approximately 70 pounds

Lower cholesterol to normal levels - Done August 2016

Short Term Goals:

Lose 4 pounds a month

Control A1c through diet and exercise for next lab report in October 2016

Show reduction in blood pressure by doctor's appointment in October 2016

Show reduction in cholesterol level - Done

My Program:

Exercise Commitment:
Cardio 6 times a week - 30-60 minutes
Strength train 3 times a week
Core workout - 2 times a week
Gentle stretching in the morning and a 15 minute stretching session in the evening.

Nutrition Commitment:
Spark People Diabetic Meal Plan Option on the Nutrition Tracker. I like the substitution options.

I will plan my meals for the week and then make my list.


I can lower my cholesterol.
I can lower my glucose readings.
I can keep up with my grandchildren.
I can travel easier.
I can bend over farther.
I can get out of a chair easier.
I can make healthy food choices.
I can fit into my jeans easier.
I can feel proud of my accomplishments.

Personal Information:
I am a retired educator. I enjoy being with family, traveling, getting outdoors, geocaching, reading, playing games and puzzles. I have a supportive husband, 2 fantastic boys, the best daughter-in-law and 2 adorable grandchildren ages 3 and 18 months.

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 Pounds lost: 12.6 
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