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It has now been over 7 years since I started living healthy and I'm never going back! I have struggled my entire life with weight issues. It started early and just got progressively worse over the years. I lost the weight on several occasions only to eventually gain it all back and more. I call it the "Oprah Syndrome" so I guess I'm in good company! Anyway, here I am all these years later. I am determined however to keep this issue under control for once and for all.

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It has now been over 7 years since I started living healthy and I'm never going back! I have struggled my entire life with weight issues. It started early and just got progressively worse over the years. I lost the weight on several occasions only to eventually gain it all back and more. I call it the "Oprah Syndrome" so I guess I'm in good company! Anyway, here I am all these years later. I am determined however to keep this issue under control for once and for all.

I started Weight Watchers in November 2007 and have been faithfully weighing in regularly. I told myself I would attend for at least two years no matter what..., gain or lose. The weight loss was ssssssslow averaging only 3 or so pounds a month but it eventually added up to 80+ pounds off. Along the way I found Spark People and I am so happy I did. It has taken my fitness in particular to a whole new level and provides a dose of daily motivation that I need. I'm exercising more and paying much more attention to my nutrition. The articles are so positive and the community is fabulous. I feel like I finally have tools in hand to be successful for the long term.

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Member Since: 12/28/2008

SparkPoints: 177,643

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My Goals:
Started Weight Watchers in Nov 2007. It's all about the accountability for me. Reached initial BMI goal in June 2009 and now a lifetime member. Still would like to lose a few more pounds... Will get there eventually!

My Program:
Weight Watchers Program. On this plan nothing is really off limits. I try to avoid foods that are "triggers" and a problem for me. Everyone has certain foods that they just can't handle sensibly. AVOID THEM LIKE THE PLAGUE as they will make you feel like a failure when you lose control.

Work-out Regime

At the gym for 45-60 minutes 5 days a week taking indoor cycling, cardio kickboxing and strength training classes. I use the FitBit to track my everyday movements and working in food service makes a big impact. Also try to run 5k+ three times a week and love to participate in running events. I have done one marathon, several half marathons and have more on the schedule.



Personal Information:
My name is Rhonda. Very blessed to live on the beautiful Oregon Coast. We have a 2nd home in AZ and love to spend time there with family and friends.



Other Information:
Enjoy running, golf, reading, biking, hiking, traveling and spending time with family. In 2011 I did my first Sprint level Triathlon, in 2012 my first half marathon, and completed by first full marathon in 2013. I am blessed to have a great supportive husband of more than 25+ years ~ a beautiful daughter and son-in-law ~ and an adorable granddaughter who is growing up much too fast!.... oh, and I can't forget Scamp. She is just a great cat.

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WHSIPERINGPINE7
1/10/2015 11:07:47 AM

emoticon Excuses are useless, results are priceless.



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WHSIPERINGPINE7
1/10/2015 9:58:17 AM

emoticon for the veggie tray. That was a lot of cutting up on your part. Thank you also for the friend add....I've done the same for you. Have yourself a wonderful day of sparking. emoticon emoticon



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FLORIDASUN
1/5/2015 8:31:43 AM

LOVED my party hat..and wore it right through me~birthday on Jan. 3rd. We start our 6 day work week now through season...ugghhhh soooo hate working 6 days a week...but I suppose I should be happy that we are healthy enough to do it right?

Sending you ALL good thoughts for a healthy and happy and PROSPEROUS new year my sweet and dear friend!

Hugs!

Bobbi Anne



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CFMOSS
1/4/2015 5:12:34 PM

Happy New Year to you as well. Hope all is going well. Looks like you're making progress. Keep up the good work in 2015



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USMAWIFE
1/4/2015 11:30:39 AM

Happy 2015 to you also

wishing you a happy heathy and blessed year



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