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Still Here After All These Years

After failing at it for 10 years, I lost 29 lb with SP in a couple of months & without suffering. I can't believe I found this program. Overeaters Anonymous helped me stop binges permanently, but lately I was eating like a thin person and doing little exercise. Natural propensity to put on, middle age and menopause didn't help. In the difficult path of maintaining and trying to get fitter, while dealing with chronic back and neck problems and disliking exercise. I'm a sparkie for life & will ...
After failing at it for 10 years, I lost 29 lb with SP in a couple of months & without suffering. I can't believe I found this program. Overeaters Anonymous helped me stop binges permanently, but lately I was eating like a thin person and doing little exercise. Natural propensity to put on, middle age and menopause didn't help. In the difficult path of maintaining and trying to get fitter, while dealing with chronic back and neck problems and disliking exercise. I'm a sparkie for life & will stick to my maintenance range no matter what.

The above was written in 2008 so this year is my 6th sparkversary. I have put on 7kg or 14lbs in the last couple of years, but it hasn't been all bad, I quit sugar in the process and was much happier and healthy for a while. Went back to sugar in 2012 and also smoked on and off a couple of years, quitting again mid 2013. I abandoned SP for a few months due to frustration with myself and I'm back trying to lose at least 10 pounds because I can't accept this weight, even though I'm 61 yo and I dieted all my life. I don't want to get heavier and heavier. Sounds easy? It's not.
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Member Since: 1/24/2008

SparkPoints: 41,498

Fitness Minutes: 24,186

My Goals:
I want to eat simply and healthy but not be deprived of everything. I also need to keep my 15 min power walk on the treadmill at least 4 times a week, pilates and water aerobics once a week, no excuses. Lasting goal: do something about loosing it each time I go 2kg (or 4lb) over my goal weight. Keep off sugar. FOREVER!

My Program:
Back to SP after a year off.
Eating 1600 healthy cals and doing exercise at least 5 times a week.
Keeping off sugar as a lifetime goal.

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Originally from Argentina, an Aussie citizen for more than 20 years. Living in the Gold Coast Hinterland, a semi rural area with town water and Broadband. 30 mins drive to the beach. Self-Employed and out of the rat race of the corporate world in Sydney. Worked as an engineer once upon a time.

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Read a lot of literature, love non mainstream movies & totally addicted to my computer. My husband and I own a Boarding Cat Motel.

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ADRIENNE502002
11/30/2013 1:09:51 PM

Thank you for the abundance and generosity of your spirit. Your wisdom and kindness seems to have found their way into many other people's lives as well.

The good side of those gifts that keep on giving. We are lucky to have so many good and wonderful friends to help pass them on.



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KUNGFOOD
7/9/2013 2:41:06 PM

Hi Claudia! Good to see you, I just stopped by to update my page and see my friends. emoticon



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MATEYMATE1
5/5/2013 11:43:55 PM

Hi Claudia,
Sorry I never got the sms or I would have replied. I am back over 80kg but working on it. Still travelling back and forth between home and Cairns & home and Townsville. Got home again yesterday from Cairns.
At least the Doc's are trying to work out something with my back.
I am smiling again and not letting the weight depress me.
I hope you and Bryce are well.
love Syl



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GOANNA2
5/5/2013 8:22:44 AM

Thank you for the flowers Claudia. I am going to a wedding
up to Mt. Tamborine next Saturday and I can't wait. I am loving this weather. You are doing great with your weight. Keep it up.
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