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2015km in 2015! And drop the weight! Yahoo!

Since I've been gone I've gained back some of my weight but I did complete a FULL marathon! It almost broke me but now I'm starting slowly again, starting to walk regularly and doing lots of swimming.

I just started the Fast Diet, 5 days normal eating and 2 days of fasting (500 calories on a fast day). I'm am also going to make lower carb choices.

I am being more realistic with my goals and I am hoping to get to my long term goal by my birthday in 2016.

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Since I've been gone I've gained back some of my weight but I did complete a FULL marathon! It almost broke me but now I'm starting slowly again, starting to walk regularly and doing lots of swimming.

I just started the Fast Diet, 5 days normal eating and 2 days of fasting (500 calories on a fast day). I'm am also going to make lower carb choices.

I am being more realistic with my goals and I am hoping to get to my long term goal by my birthday in 2016.

I'm starting simple, just one or two challenges at a time. I got overwhelmed before and ended up leaving Spark People. I'm recently back on board as I found the app is now free again and it's better than ever! Thank you Spark People!

A quick history:

I'm English but now live in Canada.

I have two gorgeous daughters, have moved with my family into a renovation project and I have a part time job. I don't seem to have time to do anything these days!

I have body issues: I am missing out as I don't like my photo being taken and I am not in more than a couple of pictures of my children. I hate to see myself in photos. The one of me with "Elvis" was taken a few years ago and I like it because there's no double-chin!

I found out in April 2012 that I'm pre-diabetic and have high cholesterol. I had bloods taken after being low carb for about 5 weeks and was no longer pre-diabetic! Woo hoo!!! I now have to work on my cholesterol. My failings are on weekends when my good work all week falls by the wayside and I end up just mostly maintaining... I need to focus and stick with it on weekends!
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Member Since: 2/8/2011

SparkPoints: 37,830

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My Goals:
My goals are to be a good role model for my two daughters and help them to grow up fit and healthy without the overweight issues I had/have.

My second goal is to get fit and healthy and not suffer with the problems that my mum experienced at a young age, such as Type 2 diabetes and dementia.

My third goal is to write novels that people want to read and learn from.

GOAL: To be at my goal weight by my birthday in February 2016!

Final Goal: 128

My Program:
The FastDiet: 5:2 Intermittent Fasting with a focus on lower carbs overall.

Steps: Aim for over 80,000 steps per week.

Swimming: twice per week, 30 mins of laps.

Track at least 6 out of 7 days - everything I eat and eating within healthy ranges for calories, carbs, fat and protein.

Walking, swimming and starting to run again.

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KATIEEMMA100
5/8/2015 3:07:35 AM

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Smile emoticon Let everyone know that Today

You are much Stronger than you we're Yesterday!

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AD5608
3/27/2015 1:19:55 PM

Abi:
I am going to be accountable to you, for the WEC ,,, I WILL not snack 2 hrs before bedtime.. I PROMISE,, fellow Viking !! Annie emoticon



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NOWYOUDIDIT
3/24/2015 2:29:09 AM

WELCOME! To the 5:2 Fast Team!! emoticon



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JIBBIE49
2/12/2015 1:22:01 AM

emoticon I see your Spark Friend, SAHARASUE is The Motivator of the Day. What an honor.

How is your 5-2 diet coming along? I never thought a "fast" was eating 500 calories, but it gets more attention calling it that in the news. emoticon



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MIMI_ROARS
2/2/2015 4:28:59 PM

Happy birthday



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