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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: 128,738

Fitness Minutes: 102,694

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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DBERL0725
11/6/2014 6:39:44 PM

Thanks for adding me as a friend here!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
9/19/2014 2:45:03 PM

"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."
-Les Brown
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Thanks a bunch for commenting on my blog, "Two Weeks On Track." Have a Spark-o-licious day!



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BTRFLYDOG
9/12/2014 11:07:54 AM

Thanks for the Goodie! - Yes I live in Phoenix, AZ. Rain here was crazy Monday. The I-10 was shut down because of flooding. Lucky for me I live close to work and don't have to use the Highways. emoticon We could get more rain next week and some parts of the valley haven't dried out yet.



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BTRFLYDOG
8/4/2014 4:12:21 PM

I know Sadie didn't look to thrilled in her Thunder Shirt. But it has helped somewhat. She is still scared but she doesn't run around trying to hide while crying the whole time. I'm hoping she'll get used to it. We had several storms over the weekend, and she is really good and stands still and lets me put it on her. So wish us luck.



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
7/24/2014 6:47:14 PM

“I want you to embark on the truth of loving yourself because when you love yourself and when you appreciate yourself, you will make healthy changes in your life for healthy reasons.”
-Steve Maraboli
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Hi! Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog, "A Non-Scale Victory At The Grocery Store." Have a great day!





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