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Roller coaster. That will be the title of my tell-all book. I've probably lost 2,413 pounds. It's just the same 30-40 over and over and over. Let's get 'er done!
Roller coaster. That will be the title of my tell-all book. I've probably lost 2,413 pounds. It's just the same 30-40 over and over and over. Let's get 'er done!

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 current weight: 254.0 

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Member Since: 1/17/2009

SparkPoints: 57,852

Fitness Minutes: 29,060

My Goals:
I want to be the healthiest lady I can be.

I want to look like one hot grandma.

To look like Cameron Diaz.

My Program:
I'm TRYING to get my mojo back!

1) Stay within my calorie span/track-track-track

2) Exercise 6 days/wk

3) Begin strength training to see if the arm flab will go away (miracle?)


Personal Information:
I have a Black Belt in dieting. Unfortunately the belt is an XXL.

I like to read, play with my five y/o grandson, travel, and gourmet cook.

Other Information:
I like in Lakeland, FL which means HOT! But I have a lovely pool, palm trees, and lots of sun. I am SO lucky. I have the best
I'm retiring Dec 31 and looking for a new part time job.

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4/30/2016 3:34:39 PM

Pumpkin soup recipe was: 2 cans pumpkin puree, one can crushed tomatoes, 2 cans drained and rinsed lentils, chopped celery, chopped carrots, onion, curry powder, garam masala, water to fill the pot!!

And no, I rarely cook for DH. He makes himself eggs for breakfast most mornings (with toast, grated cheese); roast beef on Sundays, roast beef sandwiches for lunch during the week with an apple, and week night suppers for him are often leftovers for the Saturday night supper which is the one meal a week we are most likely to share -- often baked chicken thighs, baked potato wedges with rosemary, and lots of veggies. He's a "red meat" guy, loves carbs (lots of rice, bread, spaghetti): and I just cannot eat that way and be healthy. (When our kids were little, i was a dutiful wife and mother cooking family meals . . . but that age and stage has passed).

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4/16/2016 4:29:57 PM

Uh, not MY jeans -- believe me, not tattered in a good way, not at all!!

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4/16/2016 3:18:32 PM

The "slop" is so good when you are used to it because the food industry has discovered how to make hyper-palatable foods using sugar, salt and fat. They've about addicted all of us. Once we reject those foods for good, they have no power over us and we once again learn to appreciate the sweetness of fruit and fresh corn and normal foods. Some people manage moderation with the highly palatable foods. That is an experiment each of us must conduct in our personal experiment of one. It also takes the willingness to do the work to get the food to prepare, prepare it, measure it, track it. Truly I think it takes more work than willpower!!

So that's my opinion. Now I hope you aren't sorry you asked!! Warmly, Marsha

Edit: Another factor is that humans developed when food was scarce and it was an advantage to be able to eat a lot when food was available in order to withstand times of inadequate food. So our desire for more food than we need comes to us honestly.

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4/9/2016 8:22:52 AM

Yes, it was a total treat to see you Thursday! We've got to get together more often. I just adore you!! And that granddaughter of yours is just beyond words. -Marsha

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4/8/2016 8:40:37 PM

Just love your idea of staying 60ish . . . why not?? And I AM recovering from the trauma . . .

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