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- Now is the time to take care of me, choose, plan and achieve my goals.

-How are you feeling? Doing? (the weather in your world)

- If I don't take care of me, I can't take care of you.

- Go exercise. It makes you feel good!

- EASY does it . . . . . . . . . breathe.

- Stop and give yourself credit for *everything* you do, and appreciate the things you have to be thankful for.


Member Since: 5/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 14,123

My Goals:

- To become more self-observant and be able to better plan my activities to reach my goals.
- To better articulate my goals.

- To learn how to adjust my diet to incorporate watching both carbs and, now, saturated fats.
- To find better perseverance.
- To get it off and learn how to keep it off!


My Program:
I track my food (500 calories less then my basal needs) watching calories, saturated fat, carbs, fiber and protein, and work to exercise more regularly to burn more calories, thereby lowering my weight. I am learning to incorporate more whole foods and healthy vegetables thanks to both The Suppers Program and the Whole Foods Wellness Club.



Personal Information:
Im a pretty well controlled Type II Diabetic with an insulin pump. I've lost 40 pounds previously on my own with diet and exercise, but it is tough on your own (from 178 lbs., I returned to 220 when my parents were nonstop sick for a year and a half and my mom died).

I know that the sense of community here and all of the positive reinforcement (Spark Points!) will help me more easily to reach my own goals. Im glad to be here and trying it again.


Other Information:
I love audiobooks and the wonderful hot tub at the gym.




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  • v GUMDOCTOR
    Thank you for visiting my sparkpage. I am doing pretty well.

    This cancer things really knocked me down for a long time but I am now working very hard to come back to my "new normal". Life will never be the same again but I believe I can reach some peace with my best "new normal".

    Hope you are well too.

    Gumdoctor
    62 days ago
  • v CELLE98
    Hey stranger! Yes, have done some HIIT, but honestly even that amount after my nightmare commute very evening is too much. I save that mostly for the weekends. I like the walking. Gets me out of the house after dinner. And I have a walking partner so it's more fun that way. Except that now I have blisters under blisters so took tonight off! LOL! How are you, anyway???
    758 days ago
  • v GIANTPANDA
    Thanks! I had signed up but not logged into that site. I really did benefit right away!
    923 days ago
  • v GIANTPANDA
    Thank you for the kind remarks on my blog. I am very happy to friend you and wish you an awesome weekend!
    1135 days ago
  • v FIRECOM
    I appreciate your comments on my blog re: taking chances. We don't take chances, we don't learn.
    1226 days ago
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