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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

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

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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.
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Prime Time" by Jane Fonda.

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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD
4/19/2014 10:04:38 PM

Hi Ellen, I'm sorry you haven't been able to "play in the dirt" this week. In just a few days, you'll be as good as new and more beautiful than ever! AND you'll be back working in your flower garden again!
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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD
2/11/2014 7:22:57 PM

Hi Ellen, Thank you so much for thinking about our DIL's Mother. You're a peach!
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ARTY1934
2/6/2014 8:43:55 AM

Ellen - thank you for the flowers, and your thoughtfulness did indeed make me feel better. Thank you, Shirley



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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD
1/23/2014 1:30:46 PM

Hi Ellen, I just watched the video you suggested, plus the 12 minute core and the upper body chair exercises and think they are all good. When you tell the doctor about the video please make sure he knows that there will be chair "marching" involved, in case the foot striking the floor will send a jarring motion up into your knee cap that might be harmful.
The other 2 videos are just as good with less foot "stamping" or marching.

Also, when you start doing the bending and straightening of the knee, the first few times should be a very slow pace.
Good luck with this. You're such an inspiration to the rest of the team!



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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD
1/10/2014 12:34:06 PM

Hi Ellen, Can you confirm when your knee surgery is? For some reason I think it's on the 15th. Thank you, in advance! Grace



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