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Still here, still trying. Every time I try something different, I learn something new. At some point I will find what works for me.

I'm currently using Lose it! to track my food. The app is awesome, scans bar codes, finds the restaurant your sitting in, its just really convenient, makes tracking easy. Tracking is a must for me.

I've been having a liquid breakfast for about a year now. I've changed it, a lot, tried different stuff, this is where I'm at with it now: ...
Still here, still trying. Every time I try something different, I learn something new. At some point I will find what works for me.

I'm currently using Lose it! to track my food. The app is awesome, scans bar codes, finds the restaurant your sitting in, its just really convenient, makes tracking easy. Tracking is a must for me.

I've been having a liquid breakfast for about a year now. I've changed it, a lot, tried different stuff, this is where I'm at with it now:

I make it in my NutriBullet. Its basically Natural Spring water, kale or spinach 1 cup of frozen fruit, , either a banana, or cottage cheese, or oatmeal, I switch it up, protein powder and flax seed. Its fast, easy, low fat and nutritious.
I try to keep my meals under 500 calories. If I'm starving I have a snack.

I have been moving a lot more due to my Misfit Shine. I am currently on a 116 day streak of at least 2 miles a day! I do about 25 miles a week with Zombies Run! I'm I'm actually running/jogging as much as possible. I walk about a half mile, then run a straight mile, then I try to run as much as possible for the rest.

I started weighing and measuring my foods and buying single serve things, it helps.

Keep logging and keep moving!
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Member Since: 2/25/2010

SparkPoints: 40,502

Fitness Minutes: 53,215

My Goals:
My highest weight was: 280.
My starting weight with SP was: 226
My goal weight: 140

I want my wedding rings to fit again!

My Program:
Using Lose It! to track food

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Personal Information:
I'm still waiting to feel like a grown up!

I'm a wife, mother, sister, daughter.

I'm a stroke survivor.

I've been married to Pete for 27 years

We have a daughter who is 27 and a son who is 21.

Cancer has reared it's ugly head my life in many forms. My dad died from a brain tumor.

My mother lost her voice box to cancer & also had breast cancer.

My MIL passed away due to lung cancer in 2012.

Life is short, enjoy each day for the blessing it is.


Other Information:
I had 2 strokes in 1999 when I was 32 caused by a condition called Central Nervous System Vasculitis. I was already 25 pounds over weight when I got sick and between medication and my balance issues I gained a lot of weight.
I was 280 pounds at my highest weight.
I have some disabilities from the strokes so my exercise is somewhat limited to mostly walking.


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Member Comments:
BLUESKY_321
8/30/2013 8:46:56 AM

Hi Cheryl! Thanks for your advice regarding my workout predicament. And you're right of course, I shouldn't let this be a source of stress but the one thing that I've found over the years is that my stress level significantly increases when I don't get my workouts in! A mind trap perhaps, but not one I can deal with at the moment :) Or am inclined to at any rate!
And it's how I work "lift heavy things" into my fairly fluffy suburban life - LOL!
Have a fantastic weekend!



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PRETTYATHEIST
7/14/2013 10:47:47 PM

thank you for your comment on my blog! i followed that exact same path you described and though my scale number didn't go up, all my training disappeared! it's tough to start all over again. but i'm glad we're both back and getting our butts in gear. good luck to you!



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REBECCATKD
7/14/2013 10:13:29 AM

Thank you, thank you for your comment on my blog! I laughed out loud when you mentioned the divorce fairy! You're right: relationships are work. Patience, compromise, and understanding -- and venting on my blog -- will see it all through. You're awesome!!



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LILLIPUTIANNA
4/6/2013 9:18:38 PM

Thanks for stopping by my blog!



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DRAGONCHILDE
3/1/2013 5:05:59 PM

Yep, that IS the very same room. If you look on the walls, you can even see my oldest child's baby picture in the same place! (And the cookbooks on the "shelf")



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