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HI. I'm can't believe I'm actually 70 years old....just doesn't seem possible. Married to husband who just had double bypass. I have avib and am wearing a monitor to see if we've got it under control. I have lost weight before but have been over 200 lbs. for years now and need to get back to a more reasonable weight for my health. Sleep apnea, diabetes, arthritis, and the avib episodes can all be improved if I take better care of myself. That's my goal.....take better care of myself.
HI. I'm can't believe I'm actually 70 years old....just doesn't seem possible. Married to husband who just had double bypass. I have avib and am wearing a monitor to see if we've got it under control. I have lost weight before but have been over 200 lbs. for years now and need to get back to a more reasonable weight for my health. Sleep apnea, diabetes, arthritis, and the avib episodes can all be improved if I take better care of myself. That's my goal.....take better care of myself.


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BESTMENOW70 is slowly making progress with Weight Watchers. Going to the meetings have been a huge help. Yesterday I participated in my first arthritis pool workout. Fantastic.
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Member Since: 7/8/2013

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My Goals:
I would like to loose 65 lbs. I would like to better deal with my stress. I would like to improve my capabilities as an artist.

My Program:
I'm working on planning my meals and I belong to the YMCA. I starting art classes on the 25th of Sept. I use Deepak Chopras meditations to help with the stress.

Personal Information:
I grew up in California but I have lived in Washington since high school. My husband is from Montana. We're both retired as of Feb. this year and are having problems getting used to it. I love living in western Washington, even love the rain.

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I enjoy working on family history. Haven't painted any for a couple of years but I signed up for a watercolor class to get myself started again. We would love to travel a lot but the funds are low so we keep ourselves happy with daytrips and senior trips.

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IMAVISION
5/21/2014 2:11:13 PM

God bless your day in unique & wonderful ways!

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NURSE19463
1/31/2014 3:12:50 PM

Hi Best, it's been awhile. Hope you're doing ok, I'm just losing and gaining it back during holidays. I'm starting this new diet by Jorge Cruise, I'd heard of it but come to find out it's an easier version of the "Dr. Atkins diet revelation" and I lost weight and kept my weight off but that's was like over 30 years ago so I'm going to try it. It's been on the New York best seller list for a long time. It's all about counting sugar calories. Take care now, at least I know where you are now emoticon



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MIA-MORSEL
12/6/2013 5:51:11 AM

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NURSE19463
12/5/2013 12:21:46 PM

Ha there Best, I can definitely relate to your story. I'm 67 and can't believe I'm this age either time just seem to fly. I retired after over 30 years of nursing almost lost my mind until my daughter took me screaming and kicking and put me on Facebook which I love I have several teaching groups there and that's what I mainly do to keep from going nuts. I've always had problems with my weight and have been on every diet. I finally joined TOPS, so much cheaper than weight watchers and it's like a new family, most of the ladies are around my age and after the first month I'd lost 10lbs. Then Thanksgiving hit Best and as usual I over did it to the tune of 247, weighed this morning, kinda down but determined. Lets keep in touch emoticon



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KOFFEENUT
9/12/2013 6:12:52 PM

Saw that you're living in Western Washington and that you love the rain! I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and still tell people it was beautiful, but a little like living in a car wash!



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