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My husband & me in Venice in May 2013.



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I am 59 years old. Now it is time to get healthy and lose weight.

I enjoy taking my dog Chloe to the dog park daily. We love to walk around the neighborhood too.

Although my profile says I joined August 2011, I really didn't start until June 2012.

7/3/14: It's been 2 years since I started on SP. I'm just 4 pounds away from my goal. It took me longer than expected, but at least I'm almost there. Soon I'll have to post a new goal. This time it will ...
I am 59 years old. Now it is time to get healthy and lose weight.

I enjoy taking my dog Chloe to the dog park daily. We love to walk around the neighborhood too.

Although my profile says I joined August 2011, I really didn't start until June 2012.

7/3/14: It's been 2 years since I started on SP. I'm just 4 pounds away from my goal. It took me longer than expected, but at least I'm almost there. Soon I'll have to post a new goal. This time it will be smaller, but probably harder to reach.

This year I started running. Amazing, right? Who would have thought that....

1/27/15: I reached my goal of 50 pounds! Now I've made a new one of 30 more.... We'll see. I run 1 mile 3 times a week now. I'm still amazed... I even ran a 5K on the treadmill the other day. I now want to concentrate on what I eat, not just how much.

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Member Since: 8/8/2011

SparkPoints: 148,458

Fitness Minutes: 113,008

My Goals:
I am going to lose 50 pounds in one year. I began on June 1st 2012.
-done

I also want to eat better and get into much better shape.
-getting there



My Program:
I walk with my dog every day. She doesn't let me miss a day!

I do weight lifting with Kathy Smith's tape 3 times a week. I do "Abs of Steel" by Tamilee Webb 4-5 times a week. They are really helping me get in shape.
I know a lot of people hate strength training but I love doing it. I love the way you can still feel it hours later.

I run 1 mile 3 times a week. I do upper and lower strength training 2-3x a week.

I love how the nutrition tracker helps to keep me in line.

Personal Information:
I live in Albuquerque, New Mexico with my husband of 39 years, my son and my dog.



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You must act as if it is impossible to fail.
~Ashanti Proverb

“One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.” ~John Wanamaker

Remember to fill your life, not your stomach. ~INDYGIRL



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SHERYLDS
3/4/2016 6:11:59 PM

thanks for stopping by the HIDE AND SEEK blog.
It's always good to start the day with a smile emoticon



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2/15/2016 7:47:12 PM

emoticon Thanks so much for the goodie. Hope you had a good Valentine's Day. emoticon



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BTRFLYDOG
8/14/2015 10:46:39 AM

Thanks for the comment on Sadie's picture. We all had a great time in Colorado. Back in Phoenix now and it's going to be 114. Missing the coolness of the Rockies. emoticon



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BTRFLYDOG
6/3/2015 1:25:00 PM

Called the homeowners association - then packed me and Sadie up and spent the night at Tom's house. Someone was out this morning to take care of the swarm. Hopefully they are all gone now.



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BTRFLYDOG
5/9/2015 11:15:07 AM

Love the Snoopy cartoon! Life is better with a dog!! emoticon



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