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I'm a highly educated, 50+, retired lady whose main "fun" right now is leading an aerobics class twice a week. I'm not a tech-head, but I'm active, involved, and always searching for more friends. I'm even better in person, as I'm pretty laid-back and accepting!

I've learned how to reach a weight loss goal -- I reached my goal weight by Low Carbing, a la Atkins. But I got severe lack of support at a time of great stress, did the stupid thing and regained the weight, and now ...
I'm a highly educated, 50+, retired lady whose main "fun" right now is leading an aerobics class twice a week. I'm not a tech-head, but I'm active, involved, and always searching for more friends. I'm even better in person, as I'm pretty laid-back and accepting!

I've learned how to reach a weight loss goal -- I reached my goal weight by Low Carbing, a la Atkins. But I got severe lack of support at a time of great stress, did the stupid thing and regained the weight, and now am starting all over. (Update: now halfway there.) I'm smart, but I have learned you are always stronger when you have help. I KNOW I can do this; but I'd love to have a buddy.

My goal is to lose weight and keep it off for ME -- to look good, feel good, and be healthier for the rest of my life. I'm finally OVER (that was SO last decade!) the struggle to stay YOUNG and pushing myself far too hard. Now, I'm more relaxed -- I enjoy gardening, oil painting, stained-glass making, dancing, reading, and cuddling with my dear friend Ginger (that green thing on my shoulder), in addition to my more vigorous pursuits of snow-skiing, step-aerobics, shooting hoops, and hula-hooping. Hey, ya gotta keep it fun!

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Member Since: 1/29/2010

SparkPoints: 127,451

Fitness Minutes: 44,865

My Goals:
1. Lose 30 more pounds.
2. Quit driving so fast!
3. Learn to speak Italian better.
4. Find more ways to regularly incorporate strength-training into my life.
5. Find the courage to make certain major changes in my life.

My Program:
1. Calorie-cycling while low-carbing on a keto diet.
2. Paying fines and learning to use cruise-control at all times!
3. Listening to language CD's while I drive. And visiting Italy!
4. 10 minutes (JUST!) of ab exercises! Yes, I CAN do it!
5. Getting professional advice in several areas: make-up, style, health, aging, etc.

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LINWINAGAIN
11/30/2014 12:32:44 PM

Koshie, thanks for the invite to exercise. I am very interested, not very motivated and have 2 left feet, but I would like to join you.



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NOWYOUDIDIT
10/14/2014 8:04:35 AM

Koshie where are You? We miss you on the LC 50+ Team
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OO0SUSIE0OO
10/11/2014 2:55:13 PM

Great pictures. What a beautiful bird! Love that costume. I'm going to a Shiner's Halloween dance in Los Angeles this year. Dressing as Velma from Scooby Doo. I already have the glasses for it, lol.



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IMLOCOLINDA
6/15/2014 5:13:16 AM

emoticon Smiling is infectious: you catch it like the flu, When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too. emoticon I passed around the corner and someone saw my grin When he smiled I realized I'd passed it on to him. emoticon I thought about that smile and then I realized it's worth! emoticon A single smile, just like mine, could travel the 'round the earth. So if you feel a smile begin, don't leave it unprojected. Let's start and epidemic quick, and get the world infected! emoticon
Have a great week. Keep tracking, drinking your water and getting in some fitness minutes! emoticon



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2/8/2014 10:57:44 PM

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- The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself–the invisible battles inside all of us–that’s where it’s at. –Jesse Owens




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