CHANGING-TURTLE
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Hubby home and happy 2-4-17




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Hello and welcome to my page. I started out here on SP weighing 210 in September 2011. I wanted to lose 60 in a year. Well I lost 20 pounds by the end of 2011 with adding exercising, eating more fruits, vegetables and eating way less fast food. By changing how and what I eat I have gone on to lose over 50 pounds by Aug. 2016.

I am married to a very supportive man who is also losing weight and with his help I think I can do this. I love to cook and he inspires me to make low cal meals.

I challenge myself to make better choices to become stronger healthier and a better person. I find that pushing myself to be healthier every day is practical. I use steaks to motivate myself and count my calories.

I have learned to love exercising. I walk most every day. I like joining exercise challenges and testing myself to be stronger and healthier

I look forward to learning more things every year to be a good role model to others on this journey.

3/25/16 Positive quote-If you focus on results, you will never see change. If you focus on change you will get results.


June 3, 2016 hubby fall and broke his neck, with the stress of him being in the hospital and care homes I put back on 10 pounds but am taking it off slowly




Member Since: 9/18/2011

Fitness Minutes: 91,999

My Goals:
I wear size 10 jeans and I want to wear size 8.


My Program:
I love fresh fruit and raw vegetables. I eat mainly chicken, whole grains and vegetables, with a little cheese and yogurt throw in. I love milk 1 % kind.I exercise by walking almost every where I go.



Personal Information:
I live in Sacramento Ca with my hubby of 11+ years. He is also working to lose weight and is helping me stay on track.


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"She thought she could so she did!!!!!"




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  • v PATRICIA-CR
    I hope all about the caretakers solves to your favor. You both deserve them! emoticon

    My cat has just appeared after over a week missing as if nothing has ever happened. Well, such are cats. I'm so happy he's back.

    Oh, yes, doing our hair is one of life's little pleasures.
    2 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/27/2017 8:58:48 AM
  • v PATRICIA-CR
    emoticon emoticon emoticon Glad you and Ron are feeling much better emoticon

    Had my hair finally fixed. Very happy with it.
    One of my cats has not appeared for a week. I love them but they are so difficult to handle. Still hoping for him to come around.
    4 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Coffee and friends make the perfect blend
    "Friends are the sunshine in life." ~John Hay~
    Thought of you as you enjoy going to StarBucks
    Hope you and Ron are feeling better and enjoying some nice weather emoticon

    5 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Life is like a camera... FOCUS emoticon on what's important, CAPTURE the good times emoticon DEVELOP from the negatives
    and if things don't work out, TAKE ANOTHER SHOT."
    Just keep filming!!
    Be a pineapple. Stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside
    "Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world.


    Life is about using the whole box of crayons

    7 days ago
  • v PATRICIA-CR
    Sorry to hear how bad you were hit by the allergies! On the positive side, you did an awesome job eating and the scale showed it emoticon I keep having trouble going to my healthy eating. But as you, I won't quit!
    8 days ago
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