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HAPPINESS IS AN INSIDE JOB!

I'll bet no one ever told you - I think you're eating too many veggies. OR - I think you need a little more sugar in your diet!
I avoid sugar as much as possible and I fill my meals with as many non-starchy veggies as I can. Sugar and starch are not my friends. Avoid sugar and starch and eat all the plants you can!

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I'll bet no one ever told you - I think you're eating too many veggies. OR - I think you need a little more sugar in your diet!
I avoid sugar as much as possible and I fill my meals with as many non-starchy veggies as I can. Sugar and starch are not my friends. Avoid sugar and starch and eat all the plants you can!

My Hobby: http://www.flickr.com/photos/-kayliz/sets

Less than 2 pounds to GOAL in 2012!
It's good to be drug free! No meds other than supplements!

I'm Karen and I'm retired, healthy, happy, and want to be thinner!

I lost about 20 lbs before I found SparkPeople. Now I'm reaching for a LOWER goal than before, (Dr. approved) but feel confident I can do it! The M-WORD - MODERATION- is the most important AND most difficult goal for me to attain. In fact, Moderation is a Four Letter Word, lol, in my book anyway.



Welcome to my page! My name is KAREN. (Unless I type too fast and leave out the A - which happens often and that's how I became KREN)

Of the time I invest in trying to get/stay healthy, 25% is spent trying to lose another pound and 75% is spent managing chronic pain. So don't expect my weight loss ticker to break any speed records!

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Caution! Rank amateur at work. No talent here, just technique and luck!! And a lot of FUN!

The biggest motivation for me seems to be sharing with others of like mind, along the sometimes rocky, hilly road to a healthier lifestyle.

Others inspire me, amaze me, tickle me, engage me emotionally and just remind me that besides the DIET RACE, I'm in the HUMAN RACE.

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My Goals:
I'm aiming for a fit and healthy body, free from chronic pain.

My Program:
I'v come to realize I simply have to eat LESS. I also try to move more in any way I can. Old injuries keep me from doing much consistent exercise, but water activities save the day.

Personal Information:
I'm a native Texan living in Central Texas. I retired a little early, at age 58. I wake up each day expecting HAPPINESS. It's a great thing to look forward to.

Other Information:
My interests include oil and watercolor painting.

I've decided that my main "work" after retirement is keeping my body healthy and banishing pain and debility that tries to creep up on me.

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AMBUDMAN
4/15/2015 9:25:17 PM

I just did a blog to update you on Weaver. emoticon



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LADYRH
4/11/2015 6:15:13 PM

Thanks Karen for reminding me was looking for something to watch



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3/29/2015 10:35:04 AM

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Live today as if you were given Super Powers to succeed at everything you do.
~Unknown

I wish you
...the strength to
.......face challenges
..............with confidence..........

Along with
...the wisdom to
........choose your battles carefully..........

I wish you
....adventure on your journey
........and may you always
..............stop to help someone
........................along the way!!!!!!



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AMBUDMAN
3/28/2015 7:52:23 PM

I guess I did miss you asking about Weaver because I was not on Spark for quite awhile. I remember you from years ago. Can you believe we have had Weaver now for 6 years!!!! He really is the boss of this family. So nice to hear from you on my post.

Even though I turned 70 last year I'm staying with the Over 60's team because I have so many friends on that team. I have limited myself to 5 teams, not counting the SP's Team for Team Leaders, because I think if you join a team you should participate.



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GABY1948
3/3/2015 6:14:15 PM

OLD???? NEVER! I missed it when you stopped....TRULY I just have mine always, the same way 2x a day. straight with salsa...LOVE it! IT WORKS FOR ME!

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