WILDKAT781
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me at 435 lbs and my little dog Harley




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May 13 2016
47 pounds lost so far!
May 20th 2016
55 pounds lost
May 27th 2016
59 pounds lost
June 3rd 2016
67 pounds lost
June 25th 2016
83 pounds lost


Feb 2016
Ok, My story = Well, some of you have been with me for a long time but some of you are new friends. Many of you may not realize my past "glories" (lol) a couple of years ago I lost 98 pounds in one year by exercising and low carb. I was so happy and boy my doctor was happy with me too! Then my Daddy died and my world fell apart. I regained all I had lost and then some. I have restarted my journey as of February 2016. At this point...well I am nearly bed bound, I can barely walk and I must lose weight. my weight at restart is 435 pounds give or take a pound. I really want to do this so that my hubby does not have to be my caretaker anymore.


Member Since: 3/15/2006

Fitness Minutes: 54,892

My Goals:
I just want to be comfortable in my own skin. To be able to walk around in the stores. To be able to take care of myself without help. I want to LIVE


My Program:
my plan is old-fashioned count calories and exercise. in the end that is the only way it will stay off

BMI
Feb 1st 2016 = 66
May 2nd 2016 = 62
May 12th 2016 = 59
June 3rd 2016 = 56



Personal Information:
My real name is Kathy and I live in southern West Virginia.
My husband and I are child free.
I am a 1970 model - just like my husbands favorite car - his Chevelle!


Other Information:
I have had a personal weight loss site for many years- you might like it - it is
www.wildkat781.com




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    To improve what shows up in the exterior of your world, first, be still . .. and improve the interior. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    2 days ago
  • v LEIGHBIRD555
    Your progress is inspirational! I hope your injury heals quickly and you're able to reach your goal! Stay strong in your will power and remember healthy eating while you're recovering.
    2 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    Fire up those Sneakers and Fall in Love with Walking and You Can Walk Your Way to a Healthier, Slimmer You!!
    3 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    emoticon Spark Friends,

    If you or anyone you know are having trouble tracking or are stuck in a plateau, then please read this or share it with your spark friends.

    Remember attaining weight loss is possible and permanent weight loss is absolutely doable. If you are will to start changing your life and lifestyle one habit at a time. After all that is how we learned how to talk, walk, dress, bathe and eat. Was one step at a time. Our Mothers and fathers were very good at teaching us what they knew.

    But, most of them did not know what healthy eating was. Not really. Nothing like a dietician would know. So remember when starting out you want to set up small attainable goals. Even if you are having trouble anywhere in your weight loss journey, you may just want to take a step back and look at where you are actually at.

    Here are a few questions to ask yourself:

    1) Are you where you want to be?
    2) Are you losing weight?
    3) Are you really tracking everything that you eat?
    4) Are you being completely honest with yourself?
    5) Are you setting realistic goals?
    6) Are you drinking your daily water?
    7) Are you eating at least 2 fruits daily?
    8) Are you eating at least 3 vegetables daily?
    9) Are you getting at least 10+ minutes of exercise daily?
    10) Are you getting any me time? This is the most important one.......

    Drinking 8 cups of water.....every day is very important to stay hydrated.
    • Eating at least 2 fruits and at least 3 vegetables every day will help keep you full longer and ensure that you are getting enough fiber
    • Not eating in front of the TV....you do not want to be distracted, enjoy your meal and put down your fork or spoon between every bite, while sipping water. It takes at least 20 minutes to ensure the brain starts to signal the stomach that you are getting full.
    • No soda or sweet drinks....you will want to cut out as much refined sugar as possible, lowering your risk of diabetes.
    • Eat breakfast every morning: This is the most important meal of the day, you need at least 300 - 400 calories to start your day and get your metabolism reeved up for the day.
    • No candy, cake, potato chips or other high carb junk food, instead try a piece of fresh fruit, granola, veggie slices or nuts. Sometimes even a glass of water can keep hunger at bay. Try it infused with slices of fruit or veggies.

    And if you are stuck in a plateau, try mixing up your exercise routine. A strength training program, with some cardio and walking the pounds away may be just what the doctor ordered. Talk it out with a trainer, a dietician, your doctor or weight loss buddy may also be an answer too.

    Just do what it takes for you..... what works for one, may not work for you.

    I love all of you and want each one of you to be successful in your journies! KEEP ON SPARKIN'
    Jill emoticon
    13 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    Our new Mantra~ emoticon

    My body is a marvelous machine and when I take care of it, It meets my every expectation! emoticon emoticon

    16 days ago
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