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I've been a member of Spark since Aug. of 07, although I didn't start using it until Jan. of 08. I lost 33 lbs. and maintained it for over a year. When I turned 50 I looked and felt the best I had in years.
Life got busy and I slowly gained it all back plus some extra. I've been struggling to get back on track for over a year. I do well for a few days and then I fall off the wagon. I can't seem to find and keep my motivation.
Over the years of losing and not learning how to ...
I've been a member of Spark since Aug. of 07, although I didn't start using it until Jan. of 08. I lost 33 lbs. and maintained it for over a year. When I turned 50 I looked and felt the best I had in years.
Life got busy and I slowly gained it all back plus some extra. I've been struggling to get back on track for over a year. I do well for a few days and then I fall off the wagon. I can't seem to find and keep my motivation.
Over the years of losing and not learning how to maintain I've learned that I have to do exercise I enjoy, eat some of the foods I like, and not try to be perfect.
I'm going to try again to get this weight off. I felt so much better and better about myself when I was thinner. I'm not going to make promises that I will reach certain goals by specific dates. That has worked for me in the past, but not lately. I don't want to break any more promises to myself so I'll take it slow.
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Member Since: 8/7/2007

SparkPoints: 184,250

Fitness Minutes: 71,971

My Goals:
*lose body fat
*gain muscle
*fit into all my smaller clothes
*lose 50 lbs.
*lower my cholesterol to under 200-goal met 197
*learn to maintain

Rewards
Lose 5 lbs.: iTunes, goal met 12-17-13
10 lbs: make up goal met 3-6-14
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My Program:
-pack my lunch/snacks for work
-Cardio 5-6 times per week
-stay between 1200-1500 calories
-strength train 3 times per week
-pay myself $1 each time I exercise & $1 for each day I stay within my calorie range




Personal Information:
I'm from Iowa. I have 3 children & 2 step children. My son just graduated from high school. I married a wonderful man 3 yrs. ago. We have 3 dogs.
I teach elementary special education.

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"Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success." - David Schwartz

Resolve to....
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I am a resolutionista!
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GIRANIMAL
8/8/2014 7:42:27 AM

Thank you so much for your congratulations! I hope your grandbaby hurries and makes his debut so I get to return them soon! emoticon

Happy Spark anniversary!!



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TEENY_BIKINI
8/4/2014 10:13:41 PM

Thanks so much for my birthday goodie :)

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ABETTERJILL
8/1/2014 9:56:06 PM

I watered Monday, Wednesday, and today. We got quite a few tomatoes too - delish!



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ABETTERJILL
7/27/2014 12:53:10 PM

I keep meaning to tell you thank you for the card you gave Alia -- that was very generous of you. She had a great time & wasn't expecting to be paid for it. Hope you have a great vacation, that baby waits for you, and we'll take care of the plants for you!



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JANE1216
7/24/2014 9:16:01 PM

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Merry Christmas in JULY!!!! Tomorrow on July 25th, the Weight Watcher Team will be celebrating Christmas! It will be time to give ourselves our "gifts" of better health --- either with better habits, losing the pounds we pledged earlier this month, drinking water, eating veggies --- whatever "gifts" you've been working toward!!! Hopefully we all have something to celebrate b/c we worked hard all month toward earning our "gifts" ---- make sure you stop by the Team Page and give an update on how you're doing with our FLYING HIGH through JULY challenge!!!!

Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy "Holiday" on July 25th!!! And we still have another 6 days left in the month to keep on FLYING HIGH!!! We CAN do this ---- let's make it happen!
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