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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, 1 banana, GNC Total Lean Protein powder, one scoop. 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 want to at least make my goal of an hour of walking a day. When you work on a computer all day at home, your just not getting in a lot of walking unless you make the effort.
I have restarted my Zombies Run! I'm going back to season 1 and running missed missions and races. I've got quite a few to do. Season 2 is almost complete but I want to be up to date before starting season 3. I'm up to about 3 miles a day, 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 like my pretzels and humus I get a little case of the humus single serve at BJ's or Costco, and the single serve bags of pretzels are at Target.

Having my husband and son trying to eat right is a huge help, even if they are still in Baton Rouge, talking about food and exercise with them helps. My SIL who has been living with us since October has been battling diabetes and trying to eat right and lose weight to stay off inulan. She's lost 45 pounds so far, almost out of the 300's! Helping her is helping me stay focused and on track. We help each other stay out of bad eating places. Its only bad when we both get a craving for bad food at the same time LOL. Thankfully it does not happen often!

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Member Since: 2/25/2010

SparkPoints: 37,937

Fitness Minutes: 45,878

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

Zombies Run!
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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:
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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FLORIDASUN
1/1/2013 2:26:57 PM

YOU and I have SO much in common...book~A~holics being first and foremost. I've got enough books to start my own metro library. Came naturally since my mom was a photo~journalist and worked in the Library of Congress for so many years.

I grew up cutting my teeth on books. I'd love to start an online books sales biz too...but...I know the work that goes into it...boy do I ever.

And since our little consignment gallery is only two years old I'm putting lots and LOTS of effort into building that.

Between my jewelry biz and the farmer's markets I truly wish I could just clone myself!

Seriously...I do! emoticon

Lets keep up with each other more this year...I'll be cheering you on my dear sparkling friend...you can bet on that! emoticon



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