LINDARUTH47
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November 18, 2008-My Before Picture (Taken by 5-year-old grandson) Weight 239




50 Pounds Down (holding my grandson who weighs 48 pounds - no wonder I had bachaches!)




Virtual After 50-pound Loss!


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I'm a baby boomer and grandmother of 3 and I'd like to start taking better care of me now. I'd love it if you'd join me on my journey, and we can help each other out!


Original Mini goals:
11/30/08: Goal 234-ACTUAL 235
12/31/08: Goal 229-ACTUAL 233
1/31/09: Goal 224-ACTUAL 225.5
2/28/09: Goal 219-ACTUAL 223.1
3/31/09: Goal 214-ACTUAL213.6
4/30/09: Goal209-ACTUAL 208.3
5/30/09: Goal 204-ACTUAL203.6
6/30/09: Goal 199*-ACTUAL 200.2
7/31/09: Goal 194-ACTUAL 195
8/31/09: Goal 189-ACTUAL 190.7
9/31/09: Goal 174-ACTUAL 185.3
10/30/09: Goal 169**ACTUAL 179.1

Continuing the journey after some backward steps:

9/30/10: Goal 179 - ACTUAL
10/30/10: Goal 175 - ACTUAL:
11/30/10: Goal 170 - ACTUAL:
12/30/10: Goal 165 - ACTUAL:

9/30/10: Goal 179 - Actual

*Broke through 200!
**First Goal Weight not quite there - but almost! I'm in Stage 4 of Spark now, and I'll be making new goals now. Will post them soon.


Member Since: 11/15/2008

Fitness Minutes: 15,010

My Goals:
My starting goal is to lose 60 pounds by October 31, 2009. I'm hoping that a loss of weight will alleviate the need for diabetic meds as well as as improve my cholestoral and blood pressure levels.


My Program:
Make use of the:

1. Nutrition tracker
2. Weigh-in
3. Other tools as I discover them.



Personal Information:
I'm originally from LeRoy, Illinois, a little town 16 miles SE of Bloomington, corporate headquarters of State Farm, where I worked for 33 years. I transferred from Bloomington to the Pacific Northwest in 1990. I currently live in Canby, Oregon, with my son and his wife and my 5-year-old grandson. I take care of him while his parents work.


Other Information:
I'm an avid scrapbooker, and love to play with my computer and watch tv. My favorite books are anything by Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and Barbara Michaels. I recently became hooked on the Twilight series, also.




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