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I Started SP the end of Jan. 2009. Briefly, I have always had some issues with my weight. I had had some success with diets, most notably WW where I was able to get down to 138 very briefly and settled into 143 comfortably. My lifetime WW weight goal was 153 which was easily bypassed at that time.

Sadly, I made the huge dieters mistake of thinking of it as something with a beginning and an end and once I was no longer tracking all my food and exercise I fell back into old ...
I Started SP the end of Jan. 2009. Briefly, I have always had some issues with my weight. I had had some success with diets, most notably WW where I was able to get down to 138 very briefly and settled into 143 comfortably. My lifetime WW weight goal was 153 which was easily bypassed at that time.

Sadly, I made the huge dieters mistake of thinking of it as something with a beginning and an end and once I was no longer tracking all my food and exercise I fell back into old habits.

So in the years after WW I struggled just to keep from zooming totally out of control.

When I found SP in Jan. I was determined that this was not a diet. A beginning yes....the first day of the rest of my life sort of thing....but no end....this is a healthy lifestyle quest and it has to be habits that last forever. So at this point, I haven't met my weight goal quite yet....I have met a lot of fitness and appearance goals and I have met myself metaphorically and I really like this new friend.
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Member Since: 1/30/2009

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Fitness Minutes: 138,536

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Revised goals:

Since I have logged 1000 mi finally...(10/24/2013)...

log 2000 miles by the end of 2014.

streak daily yoga/flex...10 min daily.



My Program:
1 Drink at least 8 glasses of water /day
2-Measure and track all food- increase sv of wh. grains & fish.
3- consistant exercise- do usual 5 mil walk daily Run every other day.
4-ST with spec attn to core.
5- stretch with spec attn to IT band.




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My name is Donna, 61 yr old retired cardiac nurse, married for41 years to my best friend. Husband and I worked together on a private railcar (our retirement dream job) for ten years. Now we're retired again. LOL

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SCHECK5
6/28/2014 1:21:25 PM

Thank you for the spark goodie and I will enjoy the day!!!



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GREGGWEISBROD
6/24/2014 2:09:05 PM

lol, you're awesome. :D Yes... big like that, lol.



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CATANTIGO
6/20/2014 9:48:58 PM

Thank you for the balloons. I've already popped all of them and ordered another bunch.



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JANET552
6/20/2014 9:28:08 AM

Good idea -- especially since we know food is not just about the taste. Going for the full sensory effect might just bring a new level of satisfaction.



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JANET552
6/15/2014 9:21:44 AM

Thanks for stopping by my blog. If fitbit counted the steps, then yes (LOL). Today we walked in the neighborhood. No rain -- hooray -- but we encountered a dead deer on the walking path on the edge of town. Yuck!

Today's a good day for an old movie though I did get a glimpse of the sun a minute ago. Then it was gone.



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