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I am Angie! I am so excited to be using this website!! I have lost 94 pounds and have decided to try to maintain while I get used to some new medication I was put on recently. I had a tough summer in 2013, but I am back on my way to a healthy lifestyle. Welcome to my journey.

2012 was a year were I maintained my weight, but didn't exercise much. Starting in November I took the AIM-HI (Americans in Motion-Health Intervention) class at a local clinic. It was the jump ...
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I am Angie! I am so excited to be using this website!! I have lost 94 pounds and have decided to try to maintain while I get used to some new medication I was put on recently. I had a tough summer in 2013, but I am back on my way to a healthy lifestyle. Welcome to my journey.

2012 was a year were I maintained my weight, but didn't exercise much. Starting in November I took the AIM-HI (Americans in Motion-Health Intervention) class at a local clinic. It was the jump start I needed for 2013!! It focuses on Nutrition, emotions and activities. What a great opportunity!!

2013 started off better than 2012 ended. I started and finished the Shape Up Montana Program. I was on a team doing the activity program. I walked over 200 miles from February 1st through May 1st. Wow! I never thought I could do that! I love to walk, but wasn't able to do much of it after my knee surgery. Well, on February 1st I started doing 10 minutes a day. Then I would go for 15 and so on. I can walk for 30 minutes without stopping. I currently can walk a mile in 19 minutes. I am trying to get that down to a 15 minute mile, so I can walk 2 miles in 30 minutes.

Update: October 11, 2013
I had a really hard summer. I spent most of it in the hospital. My mental illness really got the best of me. I am getting on the right track now and am glad to be back on SP. I really missed the site and all my friends on here. I am not up to walking yet, but I am working on my eating for now. Trying to track my food is hard after not doing it for over 3 months. And of course not eating very healthy! I am still in Onederland. I plan to stay there and eventually go lower than my 187 pounds as of today.

Update: It is Black Friday. You won't catch me shopping today! Most of my shopping is done. Now the mailing begins! I am doing well with my weight. I must not have eaten too much yesterday and I got enough sleep, which helps with weight loss. Holidays are hard for me with not much family in town. Most are 2 to 8 hours away. Miss my Mom and Dad. They are no longer with us. Loving having a 4x4 vehicle in this weather and with the roads as they are here in Billings, Montana. I am still excited to be on Spark People. Hoping to get down to Onederland again in 2016. Maybe even lose more than last time. I was down to 199 and I would like to lose more this time. I didn't gain back all my weight that I had lost. My goal is to keep off the weight I lose this time and maintain. I need to exercise more and eat better. I love junk food. Thanks for reading about my journey!! Angie

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My Goals:
My new goal is to walk a mile in 15 minutes. Another goal is to use my resistance bands regularly for strength training and make sure I stretch each day. The walking will help with my bone density, which I really need.

My Program:
I finished the Shape Up Montana program. I walked 200 miles from February 1st to May 1st! I never thought I could walk so much again. I continue to surprise myself with continued distance and weight loss!

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I am a 50 year old thriver!! I have lived through some terrible bouts of depression and am here to say...you can do it too!! I am one of 7 children. My parents are no longer here on earth, but watch over me from Heaven. I have so many guardian angels in Heaven!! I love life! My friends and family are part of my support system! I get together or talk to them as much as I can! Thanks also to all my Spark Friends! You are the best!!

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I love to read, watch movies, scrapbook, make cards, visit with my family and friends. I am so thankful to have so many wonderful Spark Friends!! You are great!

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2BDYNAMIC
4/20/2016 8:11:52 PM

emoticon Angie for the really nice comment on my blog!
By the way how is your apartment coming with all the decorating and such?



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MT-MOONCHASER
4/19/2016 8:01:40 PM

Angie - WATP is Leslie Sansone's series of exercises titled Walk Away The Pounds. There are many versions available on DVD.

I'm sorry to see that you are on the injured list. I hope you heal fast and well.

Take care.

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ARNETTELEE
4/19/2016 3:05:08 PM

Hi Angie,
Thanks for sending the fruit salad. It is much appreciated. This is a nasty virus that has been with me since the second week of our trip. It hasn't completely gone out of my system. I am so much better. Thanks for your concern.

Happy sparking!



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SPARKFRAN514
4/19/2016 12:26:03 AM

"Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved." — Pooh, Winnie the Pooh
"The things that make me different are the things that make me ME." -- Piglet (Winnie the Pooh)

. "You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." -- Winnie the Pooh (Pooh's Most Grand Adventure)
Christopher Robin – Winnie the Pooh
Happy to report windows 10 is history but what a pain . once the tech had it out and he was cleaning up some of the mess they told him windows had been removed and it would be installed in 10 mins !! he put a patch and dealt with tech support and they told it would not be put back sure hope not.



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ARNETTELEE
4/15/2016 9:27:59 PM

Hi Angie,
Truthfully, it's been a busy week. I've had the cough and runny nose since Monday, so I am home today (Friday). As far as work, I've caught up, and I decided I needed a day of rest. So I am taking it easy today.

Have a great weekend!



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