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It is time for a totally refreshed Spark Page, including my introduction. I am 54 years old. Most of my life I have felt and looked younger than my age. However, I believe I am starting to feel my age and I know my weight is one of the factors that is impacting how I feel. I have many incentives to lose weight such as surviving a heart attack, arthritis in knees, I have zippo cartilage, which makes it more difficult to get around every day and the fact that both my mother and grandmother ...
It is time for a totally refreshed Spark Page, including my introduction. I am 54 years old. Most of my life I have felt and looked younger than my age. However, I believe I am starting to feel my age and I know my weight is one of the factors that is impacting how I feel. I have many incentives to lose weight such as surviving a heart attack, arthritis in knees, I have zippo cartilage, which makes it more difficult to get around every day and the fact that both my mother and grandmother had diabetes. I also believe that I am turning into the aspects of my mom that I totally hate such as being overweight,lacking motivation and now the litany of excuses are creeping in. I need to put a stop to these patterns. She has passed on and now I want to pass on these negative behaviors.
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Member Since: 8/23/2007

SparkPoints: 13,368

Fitness Minutes: 12,383

My Goals:
*To stay under 300 for 30 days in a row - then will reward myself
5.10.2011 - goal met - reward will be to get a 90 min facial - wow! It was WONDERFULL!

*to stay under 290 for 30 days -then reward myself
start date - 4.22.2011
4.24.2011 Goal met!

4.24.2011 To lose at least 3 pounds then stay there or less for 1 month.





To become more aware of the food I consume. Will log intake for 1 month. Acknowledging each 5 day streak.


To strengthen my knees and legs so that I can bike this summer.

Lose 1 pound or 1 inch per week

My Program:
Walking in water=200 steps/5min
Jogging in the water=230 steps/5min

Excercises that will strengthen my glutes, quads, hamstrings, abductors and adductors 3 times a week

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet Food Pyramid
*2-4 cups tea
*healthy protein 1-2/week
*unlimited Asian mushrooms
*whole soy 1-2/day
*seafood - 2-6/week
*healthy fats - 5-7/day
*whole and cracked grains 3-5/day
*pasta 2-3/week
*beans, legumes 1-2/day
*vegetables 4-5/day full color spectrum
*fruits3-4 times/day



Personal Information:
My name is Karen
I live in Minneapolis, MN


Other Information:
I enjoy gardening, current events and making my neighborhood a better place.
My favorite excercise is pilates on the reformer.

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FITGRL124
5/12/2012 9:19:59 AM

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Are you on your way back? You've been missed!!!

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4/29/2012 8:47:10 PM

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We are going to have a GREAT week! Okay? Okay - GOOD! :D

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FITGRL124
12/17/2011 9:12:56 AM

Goodbye130 is no more! New SP name changed to: HELLO118

I WILL reach my goal weight in 2012!!!



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11/27/2011 10:27:21 PM

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Let's make this a FANTASTIC week! Come on - WE CAN DO THIS!!!

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TRACYZABELLE
10/23/2011 12:01:41 PM

Welcome to the W8Watchers friends team. We know WW works and by using WW and Spark together you can achieve your goals! If you have any questions please feel free to ask any of your team leaders,
Good luck to you
You are worth the effort
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