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Get that fat lady off the stage, 'cos I ain't finished yet

How come I'm drawing my pension when I'm sure I'm only 19?

I've always had a weight problem from childhood - brought up by grandparents who had been through 2 wars and a depression, and happily cleared my plate every meal. Reached my goal with Weight Watchers 20 years ago, but couldn't keep to it, and have been gradually creeping upwards ever since. Finally found SparkPeople last year, and all went well until ...

But now I'm starting out again, back with all my ...
How come I'm drawing my pension when I'm sure I'm only 19?

I've always had a weight problem from childhood - brought up by grandparents who had been through 2 wars and a depression, and happily cleared my plate every meal. Reached my goal with Weight Watchers 20 years ago, but couldn't keep to it, and have been gradually creeping upwards ever since. Finally found SparkPeople last year, and all went well until ...

But now I'm starting out again, back with all my friends, and see - I'm starting from a better position than I was in last year.




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Member Since: 1/29/2009

SparkPoints: 73,597

Fitness Minutes: 24,215

My Goals:
Short term: to be able to wear all those clothes I bought on the way up, I can't bear to throw them out.
To crack the 15 stone barrier again by my birthday in July.

Long-term: for my doctor no longer to tell me to lose weight to cure my (insert current malady here)
And I would one day love to get my wedding ring back on the right finger.

My Program:
Keeping to an average of 1300 calories a day.
Keeping track of what I eat.
Taking more exercise.

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RUTHIEBEAR
6/15/2014 10:01:56 AM

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You can run, you can walk, you can ride. You are doing a super job at getting in your exercise! I am shouting cheers for you being in the top five for team fitness minutes!!!!!

It will hurt. It will take time. It will require dedication. It will require willpower. You will need to make healthy decisions. It requires sacrifice. You will need to push your body to its max. There will be temptation. But, I promise you, when you reach your goals, it's worth it.

I believe in YOU!!!!

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RUTHIEBEAR
6/8/2014 12:58:03 PM

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Can you tell I am excited? YOu are in the top five for fitness minutes this week and I am shouting my support!!!

When I exercise, I wear all black. It’s like a funeral for my fat. – Unknown emoticon

Continue to say goodbye to the fat as you make healthy choices.
You are awesome!!!
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ONEDERLAND199
6/4/2014 4:51:58 PM

Thank you for the 'welcome' goodie (((HUGS)))



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HERMIEME
4/17/2014 5:28:37 AM


Dear Doreen,
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"In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours." Mark Twain. Beautiful Page! Hope your writing's going well! I did well with the NaNoThon Saturday - got favourited in a tweet, lol! Have a great Easter! LOVE, Emmy :))
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ARISYEAR2014
4/10/2014 1:05:28 PM

We may hear it said a million times, in a thousand different ways; but tell those you love, you love them emoticon , now, while you have them, how very much they mean to you! Stop saying someday and just do it emoticon emoticon emoticon ! Enjoy the little things, because when they are gone, they are the big things; and what seemed so huge, is much, much smaller in time! And at least once a day, stop, take a deep breath, watch a child play emoticon or a squirrel scamper emoticon or smell a rose emoticon or take in a sunset emoticon .

And most important of all, tell yourself, “I love you!” Life can change in an instant and once a moment is gone it is gone, so endeavor to not waste a single one.

So, my friend, you matter to me. I wish you peace emoticon and love emoticon and joy and many, many moments watching sunsets!

Ari



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