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I cannot believe I am 45 now. Does that make me middle age? I asked someone recently and they said I am beyond middle age by a few years. Goodness! In the last two years I have lost 55 lbs, but have gained back 10. I have learned I am really good at maintaining my weight, but can't seem to move beyond this plateau. It can be VERY frustrating! Of course, it also creates a situation with me in which I say "why bother"?! I have the knowledge, but need to find and keep the motivation to ...
I cannot believe I am 45 now. Does that make me middle age? I asked someone recently and they said I am beyond middle age by a few years. Goodness! In the last two years I have lost 55 lbs, but have gained back 10. I have learned I am really good at maintaining my weight, but can't seem to move beyond this plateau. It can be VERY frustrating! Of course, it also creates a situation with me in which I say "why bother"?! I have the knowledge, but need to find and keep the motivation to stay on track. I will I know. Now with the nicer weather approaching, maybe I will get back to a good routine and stick with it. I feel so much better now and know I will continue to feel good with the weight loss.
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Member Since: 7/2/2006

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My Goals:
I want to drop to under 200 lbs. and get myself in the habit of working on myself daily to maintain the changes I have made.

1/3/09 - I vow to get back on track and move every day! I need to start back on the right course to feeling and looking better. Each day I plan to move, even if it is just the 10 minute workout video for the bootcamp. I can do this!

8/11/07 - Today I lost my brother after a very courageous battle with cancer. I pray that his strength and determination will be something I can make my own, especially when it comes to losing weight and becoming healthier.

My Program:
Monitoring my food intake is key, whether I write it down or not. Also, eating more frequently (ever 3-4 hours) is key.

Consistency will be crucial for me this summer. I need to make sure I move more and not fall back into old, bad habits.

Personal Information:
I am now under the care of a weight management specialist. I just know there is something more than what is going on with me. I hit the gym 3 days a week and am eating okay. Yet, I have not budged on the scale and my pants are tight.

I have only been under the doctor's care since earlier this week, but so far it has been good. I have lost 7 lbs. this week alone! I am excited by this change. I continue at the gym 3 days a week for Zumba and once a week for strength training. It feels good.

Other Information:
My C.A.G.S. is finished! I am thrilled to be done with school and look forward to what is next in my life.

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Member Comments:
SPARKINON
8/25/2014 12:02:00 PM

hi, i saw you in the messageboards and love the quote in your online signature! "If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results."...thanks for sharing that :o)



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EILEEN828
6/18/2014 3:11:03 PM

Thank you for reading my blog. I hope you might try it! It is a very delicious soup. Have a fantastic day!



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LISAN0415
6/10/2014 4:07:39 AM

Hey there,

I saw your reply on the message boards about how one scan stay motivated on this healthy lifesyle journey, and I LOVE your sticker idea!
Can you tell me a little more about it?
I recently re-started my journey since gaining weight from my prganacy and birth 2 months ago. it's a daunting task to climb up the mountain that I thought I already climbed, but I know I can do it. I have been back on track for 2 weeks now, Thursday will make that first 21 day marker... I am excited for results :)

Lisa



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FITKAT62
6/8/2014 10:07:18 AM

Thanks for commenting on my blog. I appreciate your support.
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GPHOENIX
5/21/2014 11:43:57 PM

Hi! Thanks for stopping by my page. I appreciate your kind support.

P.S. Age is only a number :-) After 21 no one is keeping track anymore...



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