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Lady-in-Weighting

My weight gain came gradually. It took a photo for me to see reality.

I love exercise and doing new things. The Y has been my main place for exercise. While in my 20s I laughed exercise classes at the Y because they weren't intense enough. Now in my 50s, I push myself to keep up!

I have 4 children from teen to adult. I am putting my health first now instead of my kids, hubby or career. In the long run, I will have more energy to give.

Recently, I've ...
My weight gain came gradually. It took a photo for me to see reality.

I love exercise and doing new things. The Y has been my main place for exercise. While in my 20s I laughed exercise classes at the Y because they weren't intense enough. Now in my 50s, I push myself to keep up!

I have 4 children from teen to adult. I am putting my health first now instead of my kids, hubby or career. In the long run, I will have more energy to give.

Recently, I've started Nordic Walking because I like the inefficiency. That is, it burns more calories than regular walking. It helps my posture, triceps, chest and back along with improving my cardiovascular system and lower body.

I joined the Ohio Challenge 2010 series in the Walking and Weight Loss division. I will be walking (at least) five 5Ks this season.
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Member Since: 11/5/2009

SparkPoints: 26,245

Fitness Minutes: 18,756

My Goals:
Dance, laugh, walk & run with abandonment. I've been working way too hard on the wrong things. I will not put off enjoyment of life any longer!



My Program:
Track everything. YMCA cardio 60-90 minutes at least 4x per week -- includes elliptical, arc trainer, technogym wave, incline walking, and classes. Weight lifting at least 3x per week. Take at least 1 YMCA class per week mixing it up: Spinning, Cardio boxing, Zumba, Interval Blast, Yoga, Core strengthening.

Personal Information:
I am from Ohio. I disguise myself as a house. I was not heavy when I was young but it crept up on me by middle age. Ouch!!


Besides focused fitness activities, my hobbies include:

-hiking

-biking

-downhill skiing

-kayaking

-ice skating

-horseback riding (Missouri foxtrotter)

-motorcycling

Other Information:
I'm inspired by many individuals on SP.

Recent Books Read:

The Path by Laurie Beth Jones, The Courage to Start and No Need for Speed by John Bingham,
The Spark, Weight Loss Confidential by Anne Fletcher, Beck Diet Solution, Jillian Michaels, various workout books for weight lifting, The China Study

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PUDLECRAZY
4/16/2011 5:03:06 PM

Congrats on your new hybrid, too! emoticon



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SPWHITESTONE
4/16/2011 9:51:22 AM

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!



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WESTCOASTKID
4/15/2011 8:43:36 AM

Thanks for visiting my blog!! Say, where was your profile pic taken? Looks like Germany; I've visited twice with my husband there to his hometown!

Have a great day!!



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TYEASLEY
4/14/2011 11:26:36 PM

Thanks for sparking by my Got my mojo blog!! Happy Friday!! emoticon



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MICMASH
4/12/2011 5:46:20 PM

Thanks for the comment on my blog. I hope you are having a great week.



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