Me with my big brother, Mikey 2011
Thank you for visiting my page :)
It seemed like every few years after I turned 40, I'd gain a few pounds. I'd think back to when I got married, which was 36 yrs ago and now it is also almost 40 pounds ago. Time to put on the brakes and stop the yo-yo dieting, gaining in Winter, taking it off in the Spring,etc...NO MORE! I need to get to a healthy weight, stay fit and active and try to eat right and keep it off.. Working in a school cafeteria exposes me to some not so healthy, fatty foods, which I try to eat very little of now and stick to more fruit and veggies as the larger part of my meals.
I need to get this weight off once and for all! Since starting Spark, I have been much more diligent with exercise and my Spark friends keep me motivated to keep going :)
I want to be healthier than my parents and grandparents so that one day when I am blessed with grandbabies, I can keep up with them and have them excited to spend time with me and their Grandpa 'cuz we're fun to be around. :)
Using the nutrition and fitness tracker to help me keep within my calorie/fat range each day. We try to eat lighter meals, with a 100 cal. snack twice a day.
Walk on the treadmill before breakfast for at least 15 minutes to wake up my body. In the evenings, hubby and I walk at least 30 min, but usually 50-60 min outside when we can, treadmill in bad weather. I work out with dumbbells Mon, Wed, & Fri most every week. We have a small piece of dark chocolate every night to satisfy our craving and so as not to binge out earlier in the day.
I am 57 yrs old, married for 36 yrs, with two wonderful adult children. We live in Northern Wisconsin, always have.
I love to travel within the US and have been to Mexico twice, once to Puerto Vallarta and once to Playa Del Carmen. My favorite food is chocolate :) and my favorite non-alcoholic drinks are flavored mochas and Dr. Pepper. I love watching NHL hockey, particularly the Detroit Redwings and we faithfully watch American Idol and Will and Grace :)
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Hello terry long time no see....hope you are doing well shar
1853 days ago
How was vacation? Can't wait to hear all about it!
1878 days ago
Thanks for adding me back! We'll keep in touch this way. Hope you're having a great week!
1903 days ago
Like you, I'm too busy for the team at the moment. I'm going to be backing off. I just wanted to wish you the best in your health goals and let you know I'm still here as a sparkfriend... I just won't be posting much in the group.
1904 days ago
What are you up to?? You haven't posted in way too long...hope it's because you are just too busy having fun and losing pounds and inches!
Hope you are having a fab weekend....hope to see you on the message boards soon!
1913 days ago