Hi thanks for stopping by .....
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 accidentally injured my knee, not able to exercise as much awaiting for knee surgery which took 2 years. Gained back 20 lbs. (ouch) following the surgery, family illness and related stress :( Time to get back to what I want and need ....... Watch out 2017 I'm back !!! :o) P.S. Family's doing great Yayyyy!!
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
Spark Activity Tracker
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.
2. Eliminate processed foods.
3. Ensure that all necessary Nutrients are met (i.e. fibre, calcium, sodium, etc.)
4. Drink 8-10 cups of water daily
5. Daily Intentional Exercises, unless I'm ill (i.e. Aerobics, dancing, weights, kettle bell, and stepping etc.) I get bored easily so I need to change it up in 10 minute intervals.
ENJOY THE JOURNEY!! :o)
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!!
I'm 64 years young :o) Married 41 years to DH #2, (Spark People HARLEYWANNABE) soul mate, best friend, we have 2 Adult Children (Daughter 38 Son 35 and 5 ADORABLE! Grandchildren (13,12, 7, 4, 1 .... and of course "Moby the 4th" our Lovebird
- Chronic Migraines for the past 45 years (average 15/mth ....triggered by weather and barometer fluctuations.
Love this time of my life!!!
Love a Challenge!!!
Love Spark People!!!
Secrets of Success
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| current weight: 140.1
The Lord bless you and keep you
the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you
the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.
59 days ago
How are you my friend?! Miss ya!
91 days ago
Happy Happy Halloween
I'm here to leave a treat
If you choose to eat instead
It'll stick like glue upon upon your seat
113 days ago
Karen R (ADALOUISE) from the Scarlet Dragons would like you to join her this month in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month Challenge! Breast cancer has touched the lives of so many of us, and we all know early detection is the key, whether male or female!
So before you give the tatas a once-over, let’s get in a workout first! The exercises listed have a modifier with each, so you can join in at any fitness level! If there’s still something you are unable to do, please modify to meet your specific needs! The point isn’t to show your strength training prowess and be the best of the best. The point is to PARTICIPATE! Now let’s get a little hooter sweat going before we hop in the shower to do our self exams!
S-50 SQUATS (50 Adductor/Abductors)
E-50 FRONT JABS (50 Seated Biceps Curls)
L- 30 LATERAL LUNGES (30 Seated Hip Extensions)
F-30 FORWARD LUNGES (30 Squats, holding the back of a chair)
E-50 JUMPING JACKS (50 Seated Jumping Jacks)
X-30 PUSH UPS (30 Wall Pushups)
A-30 ALTERNATING HAMSTRING CURLS (30 Standing Hip Flexion/Extension holding the back of a chair or wall)
M-50 HIGH KNEE MARCH IN PLACE (50 Seated High Knee Marches)
Do what you can, modify what you need to, but try your best, regardless of fitness level! If you’ve got a suggestion on an exercise you’d like to see incorporated into the challenges, please let us know!
132 days ago
Just stopping by to say . You have a great inspirational page. Wishing you an day. Joyce ML Casual Travelers
138 days ago