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The Further Adventures of Kdy

DISCLAIMER: I am here for weight loss and good health, not to discuss politics or religion. For example, if you are promoting evangelical Christianity and/or right-wing politics we are not a good match.

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Now 65, in the last year and a half I've made a lot of drastic changes: retired from my job; left a crumbling marriage and moved from our small town to a large city, where I stayed five months; and then relocated to the mountains of Western Maryland, not far from ...
DISCLAIMER: I am here for weight loss and good health, not to discuss politics or religion. For example, if you are promoting evangelical Christianity and/or right-wing politics we are not a good match.

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Now 65, in the last year and a half I've made a lot of drastic changes: retired from my job; left a crumbling marriage and moved from our small town to a large city, where I stayed five months; and then relocated to the mountains of Western Maryland, not far from where I grew up, to be closer to family. Now I'm hunkering down for the long haul.

I joined Spark in October 2010 at 174 which is obese for 5'2 (highest weight was 178); dropped down to 159, just barely out of obese range, then stayed around 160 for four years, but still was losing inches and gaining control over binge eating. In June 2015 I buckled down to drop another 10 pounds for health reasons. Two months later I've plateaued at 152 but am aiming for 145 as my goal weight.

For the past two years I've been following the WheatBelly low-carb program (no refined carbs, plenty of good fats, no grains or processed foods) which has brought my blood sugar down from diabetic to prediabetic and has also lowered my cholesterol.
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Member Since: 10/14/2010

My Goals:
Leave Obese BMI - DONE
Leave Overweight BMI - 15 pounds to go.

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Exercise:
Currently trying a combination of videos at home, ST classes, and walking when weather permits.

Food:
I've cut out all sugars and grains for several years to control my blood sugar. I use almond flour and garbanzo flour in recipes and sweeten with stevia. Emphasis is on protein and good fats. I don't always get in as many vegetables as I should, so working on that. I limit fruits.

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Living in western Maryland, raised in DC metro area. Retired graphic artist. Big reader, painter. I have one daughter, 26, and a cat; am currently divorcing husband of 15 years.

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"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
--- Albert Einstein

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MARINGAL
1/26/2016 8:01:11 PM

K, This particular resale boutique is located in a very affluent area. Just today someone donated a mid-length cashmere coat in perfect condition. I have found so many lovely things too, it can be a very dangerous job… ha!



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JANET552
1/24/2016 9:42:17 AM

You certainly have the snow to try out snow shoeing (maybe too much). It is fun to boldly go where others haven't.



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MARINGAL
1/23/2016 4:38:27 PM

5'4", you sound like my mother! ha!



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EABL81
1/23/2016 12:53:38 PM

Thanks, Kate - I do! It looks as though your power is still on, too. I spoke with my sister in NJ a little while ago, and they're getting hammered pretty good, but the lights are still on her house as well. Fingers crossed!



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MARITIMER3
1/22/2016 11:30:55 AM

You're right, Kate. I've had much worse binges.
Gail



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