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7.5 years after chemo, 260 lb, but still ME RUNNING! Finish line Gold Nugget Triathlon 5/19/2013.













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Waiting to Inhale.

I always seem to find myself waiting for something. I waited 30 years to finally buy myself a piano. I waited 20 years to admit my real religious beliefs, and am still in the closet around some people.

But how long must I wait to realize I don't enjoy stuffing my face with junk food, and then trying to make myself feel better by buying excess stuff?
I always seem to find myself waiting for something. I waited 30 years to finally buy myself a piano. I waited 20 years to admit my real religious beliefs, and am still in the closet around some people.

But how long must I wait to realize I don't enjoy stuffing my face with junk food, and then trying to make myself feel better by buying excess stuff?




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Member Since: 4/2/2013

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Fitness Minutes: 18,366

My Goals:
My goal is to be healthy. My means of achieving that goal are to exercise and lose weight. The exercise is not hard for me. Achieving a healthy weight is going to be tough.

Start weight 260. Current weight 253 (as of mid June 2013).
For each 11 lb off from now on I get to take myself out for a fun day of whatever I want to do.

250 - Yarn for fun socks (see 235) - Done 6/29/2013
245 - Arrange private music lessons. -Done 7/10/2013
233 - Home movie night with a friend.
222 - fun socks!
211 - 1 day off from work, just for fun, just for me.
199 - Knee-high Fryes!

My Program:
Tracking my food daily, seeing a dietitian, and running the couch to 5 k program 3 days a week.

Slight program change. Instead of tracking food regularly, I am following the Fuhrman plan.

Personal Information:
I was born and raised in Southcentral Alaska. For the 8 years I was married we spent time in MD and England. I came home to my beloved Chugach Mountains when the marriage ended.

I live with my grown son and my small dog in a townhouse style condo in the suburbs of Anchorage.

I love to knit, write adventure stories, and go outside and play. My favorite sport is skiing, but my ankle won't let me, so I compensate with swimming, cycling, and running (very slowly).

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NDKARIKARI
9/9/2013 11:28:29 PM

thanks for sending good job vibes my way on my "must do better blog'! have a great spark week!



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BRADMILL2922
8/30/2013 5:15:19 AM

Thank you for the friend add! I have added you back and look forward to watching all your future success!



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AMANDANCES
8/29/2013 11:03:01 AM

Good morning, my Friend! Emerson said, "The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him." I BELIEVE IN YOU!!!! And I thank you for believing in me :)

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GORIANA
8/26/2013 11:58:16 AM

Hi I saw your comment on the article about pull ups. How is it going? Are you making progress on pull ups?



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OHANAMAMA
8/20/2013 11:06:18 PM

Thanks for playing the pick a pill game on my blog! emoticon



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