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Hey, I am Barbara, thanx for stopping by. ;o)
Here we go again!! I really love being on this weightloss Journey!! NOT!!!! LOL

I will be 55 in exactly 28 days, SO that means I will be SMALLER, Slow and Steady as the Snail goes, Cuz I do not want to gain it back like I have been doing for about 13 years!! Though I hover around 185 to 190. No more HOVERING FOR ME!!
I will not be like a Helicopter Hovering and getting nowhere, SO I am ready to take off!!

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Hey, I am Barbara, thanx for stopping by. ;o)
Here we go again!! I really love being on this weightloss Journey!! NOT!!!! LOL

I will be 55 in exactly 28 days, SO that means I will be SMALLER, Slow and Steady as the Snail goes, Cuz I do not want to gain it back like I have been doing for about 13 years!! Though I hover around 185 to 190. No more HOVERING FOR ME!!
I will not be like a Helicopter Hovering and getting nowhere, SO I am ready to take off!!

I have reset my teams in random order, These are my favorites,
1.) BLC, 2.) Orchid Oasis Pool Team, 3.) Challengers of Hogwarts, 4.)QuickFire Challenge, 5.)Hula-Hoop All-Stars, 6.)Urban Rebounding!! Lets Bounce!! and 7.) General Hospital!!

But I am willing to try, try, again and if you don't succeed try again!! I once had this on a shirt!! Wonder where that shirt went.

I have met so many wonderful friends on this journey!! Who have lost more weight than I!! And I am jealous!

Ok enough about everyone else this was supposed to be about me!
So here goes, I joined sparkpeople many years ago, my name was Babbadean, and for some unknown Stupid reason I canceled and started over again... OH well

I was a thin kid never overweight till I was like 17 I think I stopped growing and grew the other way, then I joined the AF right out of HS, met my wonderful DH got married, our first bundle of Joy, J.P. A Boy, was born 9 months and 9 days later, that is when I got thin again, I only gained 15 and 1/2 pounds and I even fit into my old clothes to go, home, lost 9 first trimester!! Not FUN!!

Then 2 and 1/2 yeas later our next 2 bundles of joy came, Christopher and Joshua ,so yes I am a MOM of 3 Sons LOL, I gained 32 and a 1/2 pounds but my first trimester I lost 11 pounds which put me at 116 pounds, though I could not fit into my clothes on the way home it did not take me long... I was thin until I hit about 42 when I stopped waitressing, got to the point where I really hated people, and that is not good when waiting tables!! So now fast forward 13 years I am now 50 pounds heavier!!

Though I have done numerous rounds of the BLC and Lost each time... I will do it again!! And with the help of My Orchid Oasis Pool Team, and other Hogwarts students I WILL DO THIS, and of Course my HOT MOCHA MANIAC Teammates!!

So Here I go again STARTING ANEW!! I know ya'll are tired of me saying that as I am tired of saying it...
thanx for reading wish me luck!!


So here is what I am going to do!!
1) 10 Minutes of Hula -Hooping
2) 10 minutes of my Rebounder
3) Drink 64 Oz. of water!
4) 10 Minutes of a Spark Video
5) Jump Rope every other Day

My Goals:
To be able to fit into my size 10 dress!!
Which I am getting closer too!!
WEIGHT BMI
187................29.3~DONE~
175................27.5~end of BLC 25~
I do so Love this JUMP!!
164................25.7
158................24.8

And My Wii Mii, will no longer tell me I am Overweight!!
Can't wait for this!!
and 40 pounds looks better than 50!!
Updated: 28 Days till my 55h Birthday which is May 24th
April 26, 2014
Off to update my Tracker to reflect this!!
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My Goals:
My Journey of 25 LBs to a healthier BMI WEIGHT........... BMI ~~186................28.7~4/16/14 ~~184................28.4
~~182................28.1
~~180................27.8
~~178................27.5
~~176................27.2
~~174................26.8
~~172................26.5
~~170................26.2
~~168................25.9
~~166................25.6
~~165................25.5
~~164................25.3 ;o)
~~162.................25
~~160.................24.7
~~ WooHoo!! Healthy BMI~~And My Wii Mii, will no longer tell me I am Overweight!!
~~155.................24.3
Then I will go from there...

My Program:
Though I have done well I can do better, So here I go!!
1. Hula-Hoop 10 Min.
2. Drink 64 oz. of Water or Unsweetened Tea
3. Only 2 cups of Coffee!!
4. Take my Folic Acid and Iron Pill everyday, which I should be doing anyway!!
5. Rebounding 10 Min. broken up into 2-5 Minute sessions


Personal Information:
Hello, I am a Wife, and Mom of 3 Young Men, one of whom was killed 12 years ago June 15, 2002. he was 18.
He has an Identical Twin brother who married a wonderful young lady ;o) and he is 30, and our first Grandchild will be 5 on Sept. 24th, that's him (Lane) with his 14 Day old Little Brother Cole, born 5/12/2013, yes he was born on Mother's Day!! And they are going to have a little Sister, Caroline "Beau" who will be here at or around Dec. 8th ;0)
My oldest is living in New Orleans he is 33, and has a wonderful GF and they will be having their first child on March 3rd!! They found it it is a Boy!! And will call him Edwin John, after both Grandparent. ;o)
I am so excited!!
OH Yeah!! and Last but not least I have been Very Happily married for 33 years!!
~~Laughter is The BEST Medicine~~ so ~~LAUGH everyday~~
I know this cuz I have a shirt that says so, and Yes it is Purple!!

Other Information:
~~Purple is MY COLOR~~
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Remember to give your Loved ones a BIG HUG and KISS everday cuz YOU JUST Never Know...
~~All YOU HAVE to do is PUT ONE FOOT in front of the Other~~
~~As Sung by Mr. Warlock (Ice Monster) in the Kris Kringle Christmas Special the one with the Meister-Burger-Burger-Meister~~



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BARBIEE52
11/3/2014 2:52:54 PM

Good Morning!
""If you have nothing to be grateful for check your pulse."" ~Author Unknown

Be Grateful for Today.....It'll be Gone Tomorrow
Make it a Marvelous, Magical Monday
Barb
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10/31/2014 12:11:17 AM

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It's Halloween..It's Halloween
The moon is full and bright.
And we shall see what can't be seen
on any other night.
Skeletons, and ghosts and ghouls
Grinning goblins fighting duels.
Werewolves rising from their tombs
Witches on their magic brooms
In masks and gown
We haunt the street
And knock on doors
For trick or treat
Tonight we are the King and Queen
For, oh tonight
It's Halloween.
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~~~~~~~~~HAPPY HALLOWEEN~~~~~~~~~
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BARBIEE52
10/16/2014 12:20:07 AM

~~~~~~IT'S FALL~~~~~~

tell stories around the fire
PUT ON LONGSLEEVES
read a book under a tree
JUMP IN LEAVES
WRAP YOUR HANDS AROUND A WARM MUG
eat a caramel apple
BE OUTDOORS
FEEL CRISP AUTUMN BREEZES
roast marshmallows
CARVE A PUMPKIN
go on a hayride
HOLD HANDS AND GET COZY
WEAR A SCARF
bake cookies and pies
TAKE A DRIVE JUST TO LOOK AT LEAVES
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I might not always see them
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Thank you for being one of those stars
it means more than you could possibly know!!
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Lots & lots of ((((((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))))
Barb



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10/11/2014 10:17:25 PM

May - unfortunately had to drop out.



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10/7/2014 1:03:29 AM

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Have a Terrific Tuesday!!
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