DETERMINED56

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The fam...December 2010




Wedding...and a make over...I have so much make up on but it was fun!




December 2011


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Hi...am 59 year old female that has been working on this since February 2008. Have lost 35 pounds and going to the gym is something I look forward to...great stress reliever but I couldn't do it without my IPOD...and trainer.
Three kids...one daughter that just graduated college in December, a son that is a senior in college and we our youngest is in his sophmore year at the same university. I have a terrific husband who is very supportive ...he works out a lot and knows the addiction.

I'll never go back to where I was in 2008!


Member Since: 11/30/2008

Fitness Minutes: 64,340

My Goals:
After keeping under 140 for a couple years, I am now up to 146. No bueno.
Stressful autumn but not going to let that be an excuse. Number one goal is to remain healthy and number two goal is to get lean. Won't even mess with a specific number on the scale.


My Program:
I strength train with free weights 3x a week. I work out with a trainer but I only meet with him about every 4-5 weeks to change sets, touch base and check form. I do spin class 2-3 times a week.
I jump rope for at least 10 minutes (still working on building up endurance on that one) No, I cannot jump for ten minutes straight.
I use a stationary bike or the elliptical.
I take pilates/yoga once or twice a week.

I journal my food but have gotten kind of lazy and will be back on track starting today.



Personal Information:
I am fromTulsa, Ok but I grew up in Ohio and lived in Connecticut for a while.
We have three children.
I teach the gifted and talented program at a public elementary school.


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  • v CYNTHIAMINUS40
    I found your page by hapenstance through another spark friend. Yay for you and yay for us 50 somethings for getting a handle on this fitness stuff! You look fantastic. Congratulations for all your accomplishments!
    1908 days ago
  • v SMARTDONNA
    Hi! Thanks for your input on my blog. You are absolutely right, the colonoscopy was a breeze and I now know that if I had to do it again, I wouldn't get so hyped up about it. I am sorry you lost your Mom. And you are right; Doctors didn't take women too seriously back then. I sure would like to know how to overcome this insane fear of going to the doctors. And, it's quite irritating that they keep finding new ways to torture me via other tests, etc. However, I am 63 and from what I've seen, people older than me have a lot of doctor visits. So, that's why I am working at getting healthier and healthier. I see that you are near your goal. Good Luck!!! Let's keep in touch.
    1908 days ago
  • v BBORDEN86
    No forbidden food... but I agree sex is so much better! emoticon Life is too short to NOT have fun. I won't be so hard on myself.
    1913 days ago
  • v MEADSBAY
    I'll be 60 next Feb, too!
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    1915 days ago
  • v ARCHIMEDESII
    good morning !! I can't even tell you the amazing collection of Italian holiday cookies that are on that tray. I had one that was a 1x2 inch brownie, dipped in chocolate ! there were mini biscotti's, multicolor cookies, cookies with the cherry in the center, macaroons, etc... if you check out this website and see the shelves of cookies, that's how many different varieties of cookies there are/were. the tray is a lot smaller today. LOL !!!

    One of my co-workers had too much food at home and brought the cookies here. they are sooooo yummy. go here for a general idea.

    http://www.angelamia.net/italian-pastrie
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    1921 days ago
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