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2007: Over the years, the weight has slowly crept up. I just want to return to the weight I was 20 years ago when I met my husband (124 pounds) instead of the 136 that I am today. I hate the flab on my body. I try to walk 35 minutes most days at lunch and I do some light weights off and on, but the weight just stays about the same. Help!! My discipline has disappeared.

2012 update: I have lost 8 pounds, but still focused on the 124 goal. I am now retired, so more time for ...
2007: Over the years, the weight has slowly crept up. I just want to return to the weight I was 20 years ago when I met my husband (124 pounds) instead of the 136 that I am today. I hate the flab on my body. I try to walk 35 minutes most days at lunch and I do some light weights off and on, but the weight just stays about the same. Help!! My discipline has disappeared.

2012 update: I have lost 8 pounds, but still focused on the 124 goal. I am now retired, so more time for exercise.
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Member Since: 3/26/2007

SparkPoints: 41,459

Fitness Minutes: 14,652

My Goals:
1) Lose 4 pounds
2) Firm up
3) Feel fit and good

My Program:
I try to walk 30 minutes 3 to 4 days a week and do light weights (3 and 5 pounds) three mornings a week. My biggest challenge is keeping calories to 1200.

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Just finished reading "Have a Little Faith" by Mitch Albom.
06/01/12: Just finished
Prime Time" by Jane Fonda.

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KALANTHA
1/12/2015 1:31:11 PM

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Crowd out poor health habits. Choose activity before TV. Eat 3 veggies first for each meal. You will crowd out the less healthy choices.

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KALANTHA
1/11/2015 6:34:15 PM

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"If you can't fly, then run.
If you can't run, then walk.
If you can walk, then crawl.
But, whatever you do,
You have to keep moving forward."

(Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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1/10/2015 1:59:13 PM

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"Small, daily improvements are the key to staggering, long-term results." (Unknown)

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KALANTHA
1/9/2015 5:51:33 PM

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The road to a healthier version of you may have many twists and turns. There may be detours and many tempting parking spots along the way. But, if you follow your map (an effective eating plan and physical training) and be aware of any trouble spots ahead by listening to traffic reports (mental conditioning and education), you will reach your desired destination (a healthy, maintainable weight). It may take you a little longer than you originally thought, but thatís ok. You want to enjoy your journey and, when the road is a bit slippery and treacherous, you want to be safe. Oh, and donít forget to stop and ask your SparkPals for directions when you get confuzzled along the way.

Have a Sparktacular Day!

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KALANTHA
1/7/2015 2:17:35 PM

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"You are greater than any obstacle that stands before you." (Billy Beck III)

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