CYD7777   40,817
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Welcome to a small piece of my world! Onederland by the Grace of God! Yep, lots of prayers!

Hey everyone, I'm doing great! Awesome stuff going on with me. Focusing on getting filled up with micro nutrients, and plant base whole foods, and it is working awesome! No more calorie counting for me. I finally found what works for me with this weight loss stuff. Wow, it has taken me way too long to figure it out though. But now...look out, the weight is really starting to melt off. My BIG goal is to be at my target goal weight of 105 pounds by January 2015! Yep, you read it correctly, ...
Hey everyone, I'm doing great! Awesome stuff going on with me. Focusing on getting filled up with micro nutrients, and plant base whole foods, and it is working awesome! No more calorie counting for me. I finally found what works for me with this weight loss stuff. Wow, it has taken me way too long to figure it out though. But now...look out, the weight is really starting to melt off. My BIG goal is to be at my target goal weight of 105 pounds by January 2015! Yep, you read it correctly, January 2015! That will be 197 pounds! I am so going to make it. Please pray for me, because I am really going to need it. I WILL DO THIS!

I have decided that I am a food addict. I once heard Dr. Phil say that the best predictor of future behavior is past performance. Well, with that in mind, I am making some dramatic changes, or else I will be super morbid obese the rest of my life.

For every one pound that I can lose, that equals four pounds of pressure taken off of my knees. When I finally lose the 197 pounds, that will have taken 788 pounds of pressure off of my knees. I am making some serious changes and stepping up my game plan, as I have no other choice, and I will do this! No bariatric surgery for me, just plain old healthy micro nutrients and whole foods all the way! So looking forward to Summer of 2014, shorts, swim suit, really cute tiny clothes, and much more active, especially outdoors!

Cynthia's 2014 New Years Resolutions:

1. Keep my New Years Resolutions this year.

2. Don't skip a week without weighing myself.

3. Keep off whatever weight I lose, no gaining back this year.

4. Give up soda, and learn to love water!

5. Learn how to take care of myself as much as I do for everyone else.

6. Be more patient with everyone and everything.

7. Not let anyone effect my life in negative ways.

8. Become a trophy wife for hubby.

9. Plan meals ahead of time.

10. Put "me time" on my daily "to do" list.

11. Have more balance in my busy life.

12. Eat at home MUCH more often.

13. Set more time aside for "hubby and I" time.

14. Don't let my knees hold me back anymore.

15. Love more, Laugh more, Live more, Play more and Pray more.


Additionally, I would like to identify:

1. What I am in need of instead of what I am hungry for to eat?

2. Why I am unable to maintain my weight? Have I figured out why I emotionally eat and don't exercise enough?

3. Why do I want this lifestyle change? Is it for the right reasons?

4. Why do I keep falling off of the wagon?

When I figure all of this out, then maybe I will be where I really need to be.

Good luck to me, as well as all of you!
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Member Since: 2/7/2007

SparkPoints: 40,817

Fitness Minutes: 8,625

My Goals:
My main goal is to lose all of my excess weight the healthy way by January 01, 2015.

Starting Weight = 302 Gone!
1/6th of the way = 267 DONE!
2/6th of the way = 234
3/6th of the way = 201
4/6th of the way = 168
5/6th of the way = 135
6/6th of the way = 105

My BMI needs to be below 24 to be considered healthy.
My BMI Stats are:
Starting:01/26/2014, 53.6.
Current: 04/06/2014, 43.5.

My short term goals:
Start: Jan. 26, 2014 302 lbs. Gone!
Feb. 1st, 14 285 lbs. DONE
Mar. 1st, 14 270 lbs. DONE
Apr. 1st, 14 255 lbs. DONE!
May 1st, 14 240 lbs.
Jun. 1st, 14. 225 lbs.
Jul. 1st, 14 210 lbs.
Aug. 1st, 14 195 lbs.
Sept. 1st, 14 180 lbs.
Oct. 1st, 14 165 lbs.
Nov. 1st, 14 150 lbs.
Dec. 1st, 14 135 lbs.
Jan. 1st, 15. 120 lbs.
Feb. 1st, 15 105 lbs.
Will be at my goal weight!

My Program:
Micro nutrients all the way! Cardio, strength training, a positive attitude, my awesome husband of thirty seven years, my family and a great support group, is where my success is coming from! Additionally I want to get healthier and be around long enough to see my grandchildren grow into fine adults. Not only do I want to do this for myself, it is also very important to me to have my husband be proud of what he has...ME!

Personal Information:
I am going to work out at least 5 days a week. When I first started, I thought that as long as I did not drop down dead from the exercise, that I would just keep going. I ride the stationary bike for about 30 minutes, five days a week. Recently I have added in the strength training 3 days a week, as well. The funniest thing of all is.....I have two very bad knees that are both bone on bone and badly need to be replaced asap, due to advanced osteoarthritis. I cannot walk 2 feet without using a cane, but boy, can I ride a bike! The stationary bike and swimming are about the only way I can get cardio in anymore.


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STARLITNIGHT
5/11/2014 7:43:03 PM

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher




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TOTALFOCUS
4/30/2014 8:11:37 PM

Hi...

I just read your post in the 60 day juice spark team.
Great job on your progress and keep up the great work! emoticon



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LAURALOVESSPARK
8/22/2011 6:07:52 PM

Hi my name is Laura and I was wondering if I can join your bike team even though I don't have arthritis. I'm healing from Plantar Fasciitis and I can't walk. I have been riding my indoor bike for cardio and was looking for a team that I can join to keep me going.
Would it be ok if I join?



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PEGGYTRIV
4/26/2011 6:16:52 AM

Good Morning.... How are things goingfor you? Haven't heard from you in a while. I got off track but jumping back in again i have to stick to it this time. Can't let things get out of hand !!! Good luck to you reaching your goal !!! emoticon



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JEAN111766
2/21/2011 3:13:41 PM

Love the comments on your page!!! You found the right key to cardio and congrats on your travels and meeting your goals!!! Way to go!!!!
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