My DH and 3 yr old GS
My two precious grandkids, my motivation
Mt Rainer peeking out from the clouds 07/2010
I have 25 pics in my gallery
Wanting to change not just for today, but for my life
Update on May 2, 2013
I am going to do my 5th 5% challenge. This will be the 2013 Spring challenge. I will be a beautiful butterfly once again. In the winter challenge I was successful in loosing my 5% plus half a pound. I lost 11.5 lbs. Since I have gained 3. I will update this on Saturday May 11, the first day of the challenge with my beginning weight, the weight I need to loose. My plan is still the same, continue to work out at Curves four times per week, walk, use the ...
Update on May 2, 2013
I am going to do my 5th 5% challenge. This will be the 2013 Spring challenge. I will be a beautiful butterfly once again. In the winter challenge I was successful in loosing my 5% plus half a pound. I lost 11.5 lbs. Since I have gained 3. I will update this on Saturday May 11, the first day of the challenge with my beginning weight, the weight I need to loose. My plan is still the same, continue to work out at Curves four times per week, walk, use the Curves complete eating program, and meet with my Curves Coach one time a week. I will get weighed in there on Weds, but for the challenge I will weigh myself on Sats. I will be getting my inch measurements done each month.
I am going to add some pictures here. I had a wonderful 58th birthday with my family, and they have all been very supportive of me. I Can and WILL do this.
Update FEBRUARY 9, 2013
Taking on a new challenge in the form of 5% Winter challenge team. Goal to loose 5% of my weight. Current weight is 220. 5% is 11 lbs. I know that I can do this. I lost 8 lbs in the summer challenge. I have gained 6 lbs since the last challenge in the fall. This time I have plans. I am going to trust God to help me with this.
~~~~~~~~ I AM GOING TO DO THIS ~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~ CHEER ME ON ~~~~~~~~~~
Updating as of June 11, 2012
I haven't lost weight since January. I have decided to make some changes to change that. I joined the 10 minutes of exercise a day challenge last week. So far so good.
I joined Curves in April, and they are having a Last Queen Standing contest for the summer for those girls who come three times a week for 8 weeks. I signed up for that as well. This means that when I travel next week I will need to visit the Curves in the city I am in. (Which I did, Yeah)
And I signed up to join the 5% weight loss challenge team, which is 8 weeks, and I am working on how I am going to loose at least 11 lbs in the 8 weeks of the challenge. I know that I can do it. And I know that I will.
end of update.
I live in Texas, transplanted from New England. I hate the heat, and find it difficult to exercise. I had knee replacement in 2007 and because of that also find exercise difficult. I would like to loose weight, get more energy, to keep up with my grandson, 17 months, Stryker. I have three grown children, and a marvelous husband who is very supportive.
I am working on my long term goals: to climb a mountain with my husband, to go rappelling, to walk in a 5K for some charity, to visit Israel, these are things I want to do when I have gotten healthier, that will motivate me to continue on this journey.
| Pounds lost: 4.0
Member Since: 6/15/2011
Fitness Minutes: 21,173
For 2013 I want to Loose 20 lbs by the end of June (have lost 11.5)
Walk a 5K
Finish organizing my upstairs rooms
Finish quilt promised to my son
Set up some motivating rewards
Find a 5K race to participate in
drop below 220 - new silver hoop earrings. DONE
drop to 200 - new mattresses for our bed
drop below my DH currently 198.5 - or if my DH looses weight, below him - A weekend away
New goals Feb 2013
Study Psalms & Proverbs in personal study
5% winter challenge team LOST 11.5 lbs
Waiting for 2013 SPRING challenge
Current weight 209 on May 2, 2013
5% is 11 lbs in 8 weeks
Curves 3-4 days a week, more if my knees allow.
Lisa Sansome Walk Away the lbs DVD
Water 8 to 10 cups
increase fruits and vegetables
switch to 1% milk
or almond milk
eat oatmeal every day
I am a Beautiful Butterfly to transform my life on this challenge.
cheer me on!!!!!
I am now twice the age of my oldest son, he is 29, I am 58.
I grew up in CT, and ME. Married my husband in Boston, moved to Cincinnati, OH, and then to Arlington, TX where we have lived since July 1, 1986.