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My weight has been yo-yo-ing all my adult life! And I'm really tired of it! I want to walk into a room and not feel self-conscious about my weight. After a lifetime of selecting clothes to conceal myself, I want to wear pretty clothes, try new activities & grab more gusto!

Update: I've been with SP for almost 5 yr. Lost the weight in 6 months. Rode the roller coaster of up & down the scale. Finally I'm ignoring the scale , making good food choices & exercising at least 30 min. 6 ...
My weight has been yo-yo-ing all my adult life! And I'm really tired of it! I want to walk into a room and not feel self-conscious about my weight. After a lifetime of selecting clothes to conceal myself, I want to wear pretty clothes, try new activities & grab more gusto!

Update: I've been with SP for almost 5 yr. Lost the weight in 6 months. Rode the roller coaster of up & down the scale. Finally I'm ignoring the scale , making good food choices & exercising at least 30 min. 6 days/week. Period.

Most important lesson learned: The bad habits that made me fat the first time (and the 128th time!) will make me fat again. This must be a permanent change in my life.


2013: After DH got a new knee & I returned to all my bad habits, I sat around & regained nearly all the weight I had lost.

Started over 3 weeks ago and am now on Day 20 of a streak of at least 30 min. of exercise 6 days/week. Feel better! Clothes fit better!

It's working...it always does. SP is the greatest! Just do it...and it feels soo great!

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Member Since: 6/3/2008

SparkPoints: 106,120

Fitness Minutes: 119,212

My Goals:
Eat & cook healthy foods.

Eat appropriate portions.

Lose 22 lbs.

Solve issues and boredom without soda, chocolate or junk food.

Find a physical activity I enjoy.

Keep at current weight or less during winter.

My Program:
Track nutrition daily.

Track exercise daily.

Exercise 5 times/weekly.

Drink 64 oz or more water daily.

Don't read while I eat.







Personal Information:
I sold my business almost 5 years ago and retired early -- and I am no longer a workaholic! Hooray!

I live in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of CO. I was strictly an "indoor girl", but now love to be outdoors & active --biking, hiking, snowshoeing. I've just discovered Zumba Gold & love it!

Other Information:
I love to travel, attend live theatre, read mysteries and read success stories on SP.
My husband & I have 2 grown sons.



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CANNIE50
4/18/2016 3:07:24 PM

You're so kind. Thank you for the thoughtful words. I'm restored to energy, thank goodness. Just letting myself rest more, exercise less, stay home more, and generally stop draining my battery so much really helped.



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VISUALLYRICS
3/28/2016 11:23:58 AM

GO, Go ....go Nancy! Today is our day to bring it! emoticon emoticon emoticon Progress is just around the corner! emoticon



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WILSONWR
3/24/2016 11:38:32 AM

Thanks for your comments on my activity feed. Yes, I cleared a lot of brush during the past 3 days. I'm pretty sore, but it was a lot of good aerobic activity!



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VISUALLYRICS
3/20/2016 7:42:45 AM

I just read about your 20 day streak on your page. Great Progress here! Look at you! Thank you for your cheers, an d the goodie. - Laura



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HIPPICHICK1
3/2/2016 10:56:43 AM

Thanks for the goodie! My goals are simple yet not so easy to attain when the road conditions are bad. Yet I persevere! I do love teaching and it's a well known rumour amongst the belly dance students that I am one of the best teachers in town. My students told me so!! I was very flattered and blushed madly, but yet I feel I earned it and am proud of it.
I gave you a snowman to remember me by...and now an antidote to restaurant food!
March will be warmer, no doubt, but we won't see green until April or later. I have 9 feet of snow in front of the house from the stuff that was shoveled off the roof!



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