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In my 20's 30's 40's and early 50's I never once exercised!!!Sparkpeople changed my life. I had been bedridden for 12 years due to illness, in turn which lead to an increase of weight by 60 lbs. I needed to get back on my feet and healthy..... googled weight loss program and here my journey began.

I lost 50 lbs. in the first 3 years looking good and feeling great ..... then I accidently injured my knee, not able to exercise as much ...
Hi thanks for stopping by .....

In my 20's 30's 40's and early 50's I never once exercised!!!Sparkpeople changed my life. I had been bedridden for 12 years due to illness, in turn which lead to an increase of weight by 60 lbs. I needed to get back on my feet and healthy..... googled weight loss program and here my journey began.

I lost 50 lbs. in the first 3 years looking good and feeling great ..... then I accidently injured my knee, not able to exercise as much awaiting for knee surgery which took 2 years. Gained back 20 lbs. (ouch) I'm slowly getting back on track since surgery in April. At 62 it seems so much more difficult to loose the weight....... sooooooo S L O W !

I will conquer this by my Spark Anniversary in May .... I refuse to give up ........ I'm stubborn :D
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Member Since: 5/26/2009

SparkPoints: 101,177

Fitness Minutes: 85,769

My Goals:
Ultimate Goal:

Healthy Wife, Mother, Grandmother.....

I owe it to "myself" and my family.

My Mom & Dad, Sister, MIL and FIL passed away at a young age. I need to do my best to break that cycle ... Adult children need their Mom & Dad ....Grandchildren need their Grandparents! xoxo

Winter 2015 Challenge

Starting Weight
(1/10/15): 145.5
Goal Weight: 138.2
5% Goal: 7.3

Need to weight ..
Week 1 (1/17/15): 144.6 :)
Week 2 (1/24/15): 143.7 :)
Week 3 (1/31/15): 142.8 :s
Week 4 (2/07/15): 141.9 :s
Week 5 (2/14/15): 140.9 :(
Week 6 (2/21/15): 140.0 :)
Week 7 (2/28/15): 139.1 :)
Week 8 (3/07/15): 138.2 :)

120 minutes of intentional exercise daily

Gain Muscle Mass (we loose so much as we mature :)

Loose the Belly Fat

Healthy BMI - 24.9

10000 Steps Daily

Try to Blog ..... this one's so difficult for me don't know what to say?


My Program:
Spark Activity Tracker
Polar HR Monitor
Fitbit Charge HR :0)

1. I weigh, track and log everything I eat and drink. I enter all Nutritional Info. for every grocery item I purchase. It made it so much easier for tracking.

Eliminate processed foods as much as I can

Ensure that all necessary Nutrients are met (i.e. fibre, calcium, sodium, etc.)

Drink 8-10 cups of water daily

Daily Calorie Differential of 500

2. Exercise 7 days/wk (unless I'm ill) which includes:

5-6 days a week 2 hours at the gym at 5:00 am (I love this time hardly anyone there, I get to try out different things) 1 hour of cardio and 1 hour of Strength Training.

1 day a week 2 hours at home with a project ..... i.e. dancing, kettle bell, cleaning and stepping etc. I get bored easily so I need to change it up in at least 10 min. intervals.

Personal Information:
Living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

My first username was "ABUSEDIT" I felt I had done just that abused my body for many years needed to change that and so in came "DIDI_60LBS_BY 60" came close but no cigar lol

My Family's the most important part of my life!!

Married 39 years, he's my soul mate, we have 2 Adult Children (Daughter 36 Son 33 and 4 ADORABLE!! (#5 due June this year) :) :) :)Grandchildren (10, 9, 5 and 1 1/2) and "Moby the 4th" our Lovebird

My Health:
- Chronic Migraines for the past 45 years triggered by weather and barometer fluctuations.





Other Information:
Love Laughter!!!

Love being
"Grand-Maman"!!!

Love this time of my life!!!

Love a Challenge!!!

Love Spark People!!!



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WALLAHALLA
2/24/2015 10:13:02 PM

emoticon On this week's weight loss! Just 2 weeks left to our Winter challenge. Looks like you're right on track to finish strong! emoticon



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2/9/2015 2:08:20 PM

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Just peekin' in on you...to congratulate you on this weeks weight loss!




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LYNNIERN
1/31/2015 9:58:40 AM

You are having an awesome challenge. Have a great weigh in today and keep rockin' those fitness minutes.

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Awesome job on Week 3 of the Challenge!! This team Rocks!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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