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WOW. This year has been a time of real change. I have had a SparkPeople account for several years now, but only recently have I become a participating member. I made a conscious decision that I am more than my job, and I have begun to address my personal self with the same approach that I use in my professional life. I have actually started to exercise: I am not going to lie and say I enjoy it, but I do it, every day.

Now: having been a vegan for more than 30 years, I am beginning to ponder the meaning of 'vegan' (trying to veganize all of the foods I love) and 'plant based'. I am learning that eating more plant and less fat and carb is a boon to weight loss...

Member Since: 12/17/2009

Fitness Minutes: 36,297

My Goals:
Long Term: to reach a weight of 150lbs so that I can (1) get off most if not all of my traditional meds; (2) alleviate some of the symptomatology of RA so that I can move more freely and with less pain; and, to feel better about myself.

Long Term: to learn to 'eat to live' and not to 'live to eat'.

Short Term: achieve an average of 7k steps per day by 12/31/16.

My Program:
I have asked a friend and she agreed to be a walking partner, We walk together Mon-Fri for 45 minutes; I have now achieved 1.5 miles in 30 minutes! In addition, I try to track every single thing that goes into my mouth: I track, I analyze, I try to figure out what and how I can do better to balance .

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My wife and I support a feral cat colony that lived here when we moved in 10 years ago: through TNR and homing the colony has been reduced to 3 adult cats. I am a foster failure! We have 3 dogs now, and in total care for 7 cats. I love hockey, and I love my job! Life is good...

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