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Updated 5/23/16

I have had challenges with being overweight since I was a teen. I was always physically active, so I was able to keep my weight at a reasonable level. When I was diagnosed in 2007 with bipolar disorder and rheumatoid arthritis I began to rapidly gain weight. I'm ready to become more fit, with the support of my team members.

When I joined Spark, I weighed 265 pounds. Over a period of three years I have managed to shed 72 pounds and maintain that weight. Currently my goal is a weight of 150 pounds. I plan to gradually take off the remaining 43 pounds over a 24 month period, with a target BMI of approximately 23, while becoming more active, increasing my physical fitness, lowering my LDL cholesterol, and keeping my pre-diabetes blood glucose levels in normal limits.

I want to thank my Spark friends for all the support you have given me.



Member Since: 7/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 65,777

My Goals:
1. To be able to climb 2 flights of stairs without shortness of breath.

2. To experience decreased symptoms of depression.



My Program:
2000 calorie diet

Cardio exercise 30 minutes daily for 5 days a week

Strength training on M-W-F

3. Strength training TThS for 20 minutes, alternating Spark fitness exercises with Qigong



Personal Information:
My name is Lynne, and I am a registered nurse (retired), residing in Chehalis, WA



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I love music. I play the piano and synthesizer keyboards. My husband and I compose and play music together (we've played for weddings and composed & performed music for 2 original local dramatic productions)
e have adopted 2 dogs at the time of the passing of my father-in-law and 8 cats from our local animal shelter.
I am a volunteer with the WA state AARP Legislative Advocacy Group and a team facilitator for the Spark Dealing with Depression Team.
I love science fiction movies and books as well as nonfiction science books.




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  • v SIMPLY_JUDY
    “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”
    – Anne Frank

    14 days ago
  • v SIMPLY_JUDY
    Do Less - Unknown

    Wise words for when we are caught up in doing more...

    Do less thinking,
    And pay more attention to your heart
    Do less acquiring,
    And pay more attention to what you already have

    Do less complaining,
    And pay more attention to giving
    Do less controlling,
    And pay more attention to letting go

    Do less criticizing,
    And pay more attention to complimenting
    Do less arguing,
    And pay more attention to forgiveness

    Do less running around,
    And pay more attention to stillness
    Do less talking,
    And pay more attention to silence.
    16 days ago
  • v NYTERYDER
    Thanks! Full disclosure: I weighed 280 pounds when I joined SP in 2009. I only got back up to 250 before coming back this time. I'm currently 15.5 pounds down from that point.
    27 days ago
  • v PATSYGO
    Thanks for the welcome. I am slowly finding my way around the site a little bit at a time so forgive the delay in acknowledgement. I grew up in Chehalis (currently reside in Olympia). A lovely small town to live & raise a family in. Nice to meet you!
    41 days ago
  • v LADYHOWLETT
    Happy Belated Birthday emoticon
    49 days ago
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