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Journey to thin- the Poundage Plan

My weight has been a lifelong battle: Diet/lose/gain. Diet/lose/gain. At 55, it was high time I put that cycle behind me. My arthritis was so bad in my knees, I had a hard time going up and down stairs. This had to STOP!

My youngest birth kid, Meg, got a free month membership at the local "Y" and convinced me to join with her. OK, no dieting, but I could use the exercise for my poor knee.

Imagine my surprise to find that I could play racquetball and with a little ...
My weight has been a lifelong battle: Diet/lose/gain. Diet/lose/gain. At 55, it was high time I put that cycle behind me. My arthritis was so bad in my knees, I had a hard time going up and down stairs. This had to STOP!

My youngest birth kid, Meg, got a free month membership at the local "Y" and convinced me to join with her. OK, no dieting, but I could use the exercise for my poor knee.

Imagine my surprise to find that I could play racquetball and with a little modification, take classes. I am using the cardio room every day and the weight room every other day.

The bonus? My diet evolved into a healthier diet! I no longer want junk. After only 1 week and a loss of about 5-6 pounds (not focusing on the scale!) my pain decreased.

After less than 10 months, I hit my 'goal' of being healthier, fitter and weighing 116# less than when I started. At just under 1 year, I hit my final adjusted goal with a weight loss of 135# on July 23,1957.

I now embark on a journey of a new me; a journey that I have never before taken. A journey of maintenance. I am confident that the same tools that I used to lose this weight will help me learn to maintain that weightloss.

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Member Since: 8/4/2012

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Maintenance of a 138# weightloss.

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Exercise, Eat, track, repeat!

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Married mom to 2 wonderful daughters. Gramma to 4 lovely grandchildren. Daughter to the best parents on the earth. Granddaughter to my beautifully healthy 103 year old grandmother who is a 8 year breast cancer survivor.

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NEW-CAZ
12/16/2014 2:56:20 AM

emoticon Crimbo?
English slang for Christmas hun emoticon



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JIBBIE49
12/13/2014 12:22:09 PM

I read your post that your mother is 103 and loved it. If my mother had lived, she would be 106, so I know just how far back your mother goes. My mother smoked and had a heart attack at 58 & died. It was New Year's Eve of all times, and the doctor was at a party and he told her to go to bed & he'd see her in the morning.
I read that the internet can be a great help to Senior people to not have loneliness and to keep their mind busy, so I'm sure it will help all of us. I love to listen to the oldie music on YouTube and watch clips from American Bandstand. That was a fun show. emoticon



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WILDKAT781
12/6/2014 11:31:14 PM

Thanks so much for posting on my Answer blog!!!!



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SPARKASAURUS
12/5/2014 2:23:46 PM

Hiding!? lol. I'm all over your page!!

Am I invisible??!! That would be SO cool! emoticon



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SPARKASAURUS
12/4/2014 8:17:23 AM

Yay for non-tabletop trees!!!! Glad you got your way emoticon I'm setting up my 6-footer this weekend. I love Christmas!!!



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