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FINALLY... I've Found a LifeStyle!!

Most important...I'm healthier than I was Dec 2012 at 151lbs; and 140lbs is in sight! And I'm NOT stopping until I see it between my toes on that scale. It felt really good to be there before. I know I'm able to do many things which health issues prevent others from doing. So I am grateful and looking forward to maintaining my health as much as I can as I get older. (Medicare is in sight...shheesh!)

Like almost everyone, I have some health issues lurking in my Life. I picture ...
Most important...I'm healthier than I was Dec 2012 at 151lbs; and 140lbs is in sight! And I'm NOT stopping until I see it between my toes on that scale. It felt really good to be there before. I know I'm able to do many things which health issues prevent others from doing. So I am grateful and looking forward to maintaining my health as much as I can as I get older. (Medicare is in sight...shheesh!)

Like almost everyone, I have some health issues lurking in my Life. I picture it as sitting at a campfire with the wolves circling: there's one named Pre-Diabetes, one names Gout; one is Metabolic Syndrome...with its offspring: High Cholesterol and High Blood pressure. As long as I keep throwing "good nutrition" and 'exercise" on my fire, I will keep them at bay!

May 2015 Update: Following my last foot surgery, my focus in April was increasing my exercise back towards my normal levels. Now that I can get 5 miles of walking or 16 miles of cycling done, I feel much better!! That level of work brought some water weight gain on the scale ...C'est la Vie!..so this month's goal is to see that drop.

"Notice to Scale: its all gonna be downhill from here!"
My long term goal is under 140, hopefully by July summer trip to Yellowstone. I'm planning on standing on top of Mt Washburn at 10343 feet...and I *Don't* want to carry any extra weight up there! LOL

Remember this is a continuing Journey, not a destination!
All the Best on your own Journey....



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Member Since: 10/12/2012

SparkPoints: 39,470

Fitness Minutes: 32,112

My Goals:
Jan 2013: 151
Dec 2013: 142.5
Dec 2014: 144.1
2015 Weekly Ave:
Jan 1 144.0
Feb 1 144.1
Mar 1 146.7
Apr 1 148.1
May 1 149.5
May 8 149.8
May 15 148.1 :)


My Program:
Exercise enough to stay healthy as I age, and eat foods that I enjoy and are good for me (for the most part!) :)

Personal Information:
Western Washington
Retired and Lovin' it!.

Other Information:
"Its not the Mountain ahead that wears you out, but the grain of sand in your shoe..."

"The only thing we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us."
Gandalf: Lord of the Rings

"You will never leave where you are, until you decide where you�d rather be." ( from Kathy--don't know who wrote it)

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch." Coach Jen

"you're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view" Obiwan

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MOVING_ARLENE
6/3/2015 8:30:03 AM

Thanks for commenting on my PT blog. I also would have done what you said except that Tuesday is his hospital day and he wasn't there. I'm hoping, or going to demand on Monday, that everyone get their heads together and do what is right for the patient --- me!!

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6/2/2015 12:32:13 PM

waves hello... happy Tuesday :-)



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LEANJEAN6
5/31/2015 8:30:19 PM

I love it--because a puppy does really test yer marriage----LOL---Lynda



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WAYSOFGRACE
5/28/2015 1:24:27 PM

Thanks for the comment of my blog. I hate feeling denied, but if I don't take things away and learn to live with moderation, I find it works for me!



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ALICIA363
5/27/2015 8:12:41 PM

Thank you for your comment on my Rx from "Dr." Alicia363 blog. I actually took my own prescription to get the house as ready as possible for DD's graduation party! Stay tuned for future blogs ...



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