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My life has been an interesting journey so far. If I had a lot of time and space, it would make an interesting story, but since that's not the case, I will make it short.
I am a 71 year old wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. My name is Kathy, my husband and I sometimest our daughters' 3 children while she works. I have multiple problems which make it difficult to lose weight. I'm hoping this part of my journey will be productive and help me to gain some new friends. I've included a picture of myself and a couple pictures of some of my grandchildren....we now only babysit occasionally as the kids are now 15, 12, and 19.

After several times of starting over...I have decided to embark on this journey again. My husband has found a program called " EAT TO LIVE" and has been shopping and cooking to implement this program...so here we go again.

Member Since: 6/5/2007

My Goals:
1 Begin to incorporate 5 minutes of exercise 2 x daily.

2. To lose 5 pounds monthly.

3. To reach and maintain 120 lbs.

My Program:
I will drink 8 glasses of water daily.
I will maintain a calorie level that helps me lose the weight and stay healthy.
I will establish a sensible sleeping pattern.
I will try do WATP at least 2 times weekly until I can do it without pain.

My final goal is to lose to a weight of 150 and to maintain it for the rest of my life.

Personal Information:
My name is Kathy Putney Born: 1/20/1941
Spouse- Art
Our children:
David-50, Curtis-47 Marc-45, Carol-37
Angie-50 Evieon-48
Thomas-46, Cindy-42

I have 14 grandchildren ranging in age from ages
(8 grandsons) (6 granddaughters)
2 great grandsons
3 great granddaughters

Also had 5 foster children.
I was born and raised in Oregon/ currently live in Hillsboro, Oregon about 20 miles west of Portland.
3 of our children are living
in Hillsboro/ 1 son lives in Vancouver,WA

Other Information:
I love to read historical fiction/romance stories.
I read the "Left Behind" series
I like to read the Bible... Psalms, Romans,Hebrews,
I love to sing and was a soloist for years, sang in choirs and ensembles.
Love Pipe Organ music, Violin, Trumpet, Piano
Like antiques, sewing, relaxing, puzzles

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  • v LADYSHEA99
    Thank you so much for the welcome to the group. I was using Spark for awhile a year or so ago and then ran into stumbling blocks that ended up with me pulling back for quite awhile. However, I realize I cannot do this alone so started with my meal planning for the week yesterday and saw this group and thought I would love to meet some of you and receive your support as well as provide support to others.

    Good luck to you on your journey and again, thank you for the welcome.
    2475 days ago
  • v LINKEN9
    Enjoyed reading your Spark page and would like to learn more about you. I'm also an Oregonian - actually just a few miles down the road from you in McMinnville.

    I'm forever struggling to lose 10plus pounds. Seems I keep regaining it! So it's spring (finally!) and I searching for new enthusiasm. I've been working on the same 10 lbs. since July. Hopefully getting outside and doing some work in the yard will help. emoticon
    2541 days ago
    Thank you for welcoming me to the group. I'm hoping that tracking my food and keeping track of what I eat and how I exercise will get me motivated to lose! I am 60 years old and was diagnosed with diabetes last year. I'm hoping that if I can get my weight under control I can stop meds for diabetes and high blood pressure. This probably should have been posted to the group website, but I'm new and will soon get the hang of it. Good Luck on your journey.
    2591 days ago
    Thank you for the welcome to the 60+ team ... looking forward to visiting with everyone every day. emoticon
    2602 days ago
    Looking forward to hearing from you, you are missed
    Happy New Year
    2639 days ago
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