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2015km in 2015! And drop the weight! Yahoo!

Since I've been gone I've gained back some of my weight but I did complete a FULL marathon! It almost broke me but now I'm starting slowly again, starting to walk regularly and doing lots of swimming.

I just started the Fast Diet, 5 days normal eating and 2 days of fasting (500 calories on a fast day). I'm am also going to make lower carb choices.

I am being more realistic with my goals and I am hoping to get to my long term goal by my birthday in 2016.

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Since I've been gone I've gained back some of my weight but I did complete a FULL marathon! It almost broke me but now I'm starting slowly again, starting to walk regularly and doing lots of swimming.

I just started the Fast Diet, 5 days normal eating and 2 days of fasting (500 calories on a fast day). I'm am also going to make lower carb choices.

I am being more realistic with my goals and I am hoping to get to my long term goal by my birthday in 2016.

I'm starting simple, just one or two challenges at a time. I got overwhelmed before and ended up leaving Spark People. I'm recently back on board as I found the app is now free again and it's better than ever! Thank you Spark People!

A quick history:

I'm English but now live in Canada.

I have two gorgeous daughters, have moved with my family into a renovation project and I have a part time job. I don't seem to have time to do anything these days!

I have body issues: I am missing out as I don't like my photo being taken and I am not in more than a couple of pictures of my children. I hate to see myself in photos. The one of me with "Elvis" was taken a few years ago and I like it because there's no double-chin!

I found out in April 2012 that I'm pre-diabetic and have high cholesterol. I had bloods taken after being low carb for about 5 weeks and was no longer pre-diabetic! Woo hoo!!! I now have to work on my cholesterol. My failings are on weekends when my good work all week falls by the wayside and I end up just mostly maintaining... I need to focus and stick with it on weekends!
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Member Since: 2/8/2011

SparkPoints: 34,572

Fitness Minutes: 55,690

My Goals:
My goals are to be a good role model for my two daughters and help them to grow up fit and healthy without the overweight issues I had/have.

My second goal is to get fit and healthy and not suffer with the problems that my mum experienced at a young age, such as Type 2 diabetes and dementia.

My third goal is to write novels that people want to read and learn from.

GOAL: To be at my goal weight by my birthday in February 2016!

Final Goal: 128

My Program:
The FastDiet: 5:2 Intermittent Fasting with a focus on lower carbs overall.

Steps: Aim for over 80,000 steps per week.

Swimming: twice per week, 30 mins of laps.

Track at least 6 out of 7 days - everything I eat and eating within healthy ranges for calories, carbs, fat and protein.

Walking, swimming and starting to run again.

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10/29/2014 8:18:44 PM

emoticon for the goodie !! You always are such a great encourger !! ~~Annie



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10/4/2014 7:07:59 PM

Thanks for adding me as a friend :)



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10/3/2014 7:37:30 PM

Just stopping by from the Powerful Prism Panthers to wish you and your team a great rest of BLC 26!



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