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Getting older can be AWESOME!!

Hi thanks for stopping by .....

I never once exercised until 2009. 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 ...
Hi thanks for stopping by .....

I never once exercised until 2009. 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) 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: 108,226

Fitness Minutes: 93,071

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

Spring 2015 Challenge

Starting Weight
(4/4/15): 137
Goal Weight: 130.1
5% Goal: 6.85

Need to weight ..
Week 1 (4/11/15): 136.1 :)
Week 2 (4/18/15): 135.2 :(
Week 3 (4/25/15): 134.4 :(
Week 4 (5/02/15): 133.5 :(
Week 5 (5/09/15): 132.7 :(
Week 6 (5/16/15): 131.8 :(
Week 7 (5/23/15): 131.0 :(
Week 8 (5/30/15): 130.1

120 minutes of intentional exercise daily

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

Loose the Belly Fat

Healthy BMI - 24.9

20,000 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. Weigh, track and log everything I eat and drink. Enter all Nutritional Info. for every grocery purchased. It makes 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):

- 5 days a week at the gym at 5:00 am (hardly anyone there, I get to try out different equipment )

- 2 days a week 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 10 minute 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 40 years, he's my soul mate, we have 2 Adult Children (Daughter 37 Son 34 and 4 ADORABLE!! (#5 due June this year) :) :) :)Grandchildren (11, 10, 6 and 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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Member Comments:
IYA_EKUNDAYO
5/15/2015 9:38:47 PM

Even when I stumble I refuse to fall, I will continue on my way to my destination of wisdom, prosperity and success!



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IYA_EKUNDAYO
5/8/2015 10:34:41 PM

Weight loss is the work of opening your heart to all that is good in you and the world.
It means living a life of gratitude. Gratitude puts you in the flow of life! Nothing shifts your energy as quickly as gratitude.
Love is the highest vibration there is.
When you are grateful you are letting love flow through you and toward you.
You are in a heightened state of receptivity.



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KATELJM
5/3/2015 10:07:31 PM

Didi, I'm so glad you are on WRJ&G! You certainly deserved to be WRJ&G in the Spotlight!



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IYA_EKUNDAYO
5/1/2015 11:25:43 AM

Happy May Day! Lets Focus team! emoticon



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SPARKED2BFIT
5/1/2015 5:28:49 AM

emoticon It's Aloha Friday in Hawaii and wishing you a beautiful day!



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One person can make a difference, but TOGETHER...
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Have a Motivating and Magnificent May.
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