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I live in Iowa; I knit, spin, weave, sew. If it has fiber I am all over it. Except for quilting and baskets; not enough time in the day.

Was off SparkPeople for a long, long time. But have found a new way to go. In April 2012 I reached my first goal of losing 60 pounds and have been at maintenance ever since. Which is not quite true. If you talked with my coach I was maintaining. But I gained weight back.

According to BMI and current weight charts (which are ...
I live in Iowa; I knit, spin, weave, sew. If it has fiber I am all over it. Except for quilting and baskets; not enough time in the day.

Was off SparkPeople for a long, long time. But have found a new way to go. In April 2012 I reached my first goal of losing 60 pounds and have been at maintenance ever since. Which is not quite true. If you talked with my coach I was maintaining. But I gained weight back.

According to BMI and current weight charts (which are totally inaccurate and illogical) I was still counted as obese at 161. But right now I do not feel as good as I could. Sooooo, on the trail to lose what I have gained and perhaps go a bit lower to see how that feels.
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GETULLY is in Erie PA on the way back home.
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Member Since: 4/6/2009

SparkPoints: 52,225

Fitness Minutes: 20,338

My Goals:
My biggest goal is to limber up and gain more stamina. The fact that pounds drop off is an added benefit.

My Program:
I have added more walking; taking the stairs going up. It is bumpy going with being consistent with weights.

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Iowa City, Iowa
The hope is to retire soon (2014) for a number of reasons: 1-more time with DB; 2-would be able to walk more and not be tied to an office; 3-fibre related things, creating, conferences, etc.; 4-be outside.

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"Make it work" has become a talisman for me. Many times I want to walk away but Tim G's voice in my head will not let me and so I go back into the fray to try and make it work.

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FITBIZZZ
1/18/2014 8:56:26 AM

I will show the new cowl if I ever start it. I'm a little freaked out because before I bought the pattern and the yarn, I had all the skills they listed. BUT now, I've printed it out and the very first thing, the casting on method, is something I've never done!! I'll be you tubing a lot for this one. I guess it's time I learn something new. ALWAYS good to hear from you.



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BESSHAILE
1/16/2014 6:07:50 AM

What a nice thing to say about me! Thank you for stopping by my Bad News Blog and leaving some blog love. I knew I had to write about this and get it out or I'd probably keep on gaining. I felt lighter just posting it. and of course I feel lighter also because I'm making better food choices too. It was kind of you to leave me that encouragement. emoticon



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FITBIZZZ
1/15/2014 11:23:14 AM

Thank you for my shoes! Maybe those will treat my feet right. heheh. Have a great day!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
1/11/2014 11:24:57 PM

"What do you think will be more effective when it comes to succeeding, believing you can, or KNOWING you will?
Let today be the last day you took timid steps of belief and start taking confident steps of purpose-driven knowing!
-Steve Maraboli
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Thank you for commenting on my "Time" blog. Have a successful day!




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GZELLEFRO
1/7/2014 6:01:10 PM

Thanks for coming by my blog. It's been quite cold here, but not as cold as that! I am soooo ready for spring!! emoticon



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