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Teamwork Springs May 2016 - Feeling good in a swim suit. Unbelievable!!




Marsha - Before 1999-After 2013




Being fit makes Disney family outings so much fun!!


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As a fat kid, fat teen, fat adult, I dreamed of being a normal weight. Well, finally, I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high; 50 pounds below Dec. 2008 weight. In 2009 I achieved healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I "always" wanted! Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma If I can achieve and maintain a healthy weight, I bet you can, too!!


Member Since: 9/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 146,034

My Goals:
* Maintain 80+ pound loss with 129 pounds as the center of my goal weight range
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity.
* Keep on running for fun and fitness! Enjoy any age group awards without stressing for them.

Current PRs:
.5 Mile=4:01 (12/21/13)
1 Mile = 8:47 (4/13)
5K = 27:33 (4/13/13)
10K = 1:01:13 (3/16/13)
HM =2:26:02 (11/24/13)


My Program:
Clean SWEEP:

Clean = eat with dignity
S = 7-8 hrs sleep
W = 8 glasses water
E = eat healthy
E = exercise 6 times/wk
P = persistence






Personal Information:
66 years old, 5'6", maintaining around 129 pounds. Retired social worker-grant writer-nonprofit administrator. One adult daughter. I keep my two darling granddaughters 6 days a week when my DD & DSIL work. Weigh less right now than I did in junior high. Have struggled with weight all my life, but I just may have it now!!


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You don't have to be perfect to succeed, but you do have to be determined. Never, never, never give up!




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  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thanks for reading my blog about my Slovakia adventure. Yes, I think genetics have a lot to do with my ability to process carbs. 3 weeks of major carbs in my diet (I estimate way over 60%) and I've returned at exactly the same weight as when I left. I did run in the mornings, but I do that at home too. Plus, I sat in a classroom all day - inactivity very different from home. Whatever, the reason, I'm happy with the result - except the jet lag which is really slowing me down.
    3 days ago
  • v DEBKINDER
    👏👏 👏Keep up the good work. Stay focused on your goal.  One day at a time to your success! 👏👏👏
    5 days ago
  • v GABY1948
    Marsha, I added the link to the search I did and also to the particular article I used...but one of them of course is "https" so you know what to do with that!

    Love,
    Gaye
    9 days ago
  • v DEBKINDER
    Because of your inspiring words I added you as a friend. :)
    11 days ago
  • v DESIREE671
    Thank you so much for visiting my blog. This book is just sooo good!
    Have a great week!
    14 days ago
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