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I'm Lis and I joined in 2008 needing to lose those last 10 pounds again. I'd lost 35 pounds in 2005, another 11 in 2006, gained some back and I was in the 141-145 range for a few years.
Late 2009 we moved to Mexico, and over the years the weight crept up, getting over 150 a few times but in January 2013 I found a way of eating that works for me and I am back around 135 since March 2013 and the focus has shifted to maintenance in the 134-139 range.
My favorite activities are yoga, pickleball, walking and sea kayaking.
August 2015 I started taking a Pilates class twice a week and I love it.
March 2016 I participated in a pickleball tournament and won the bronze in the 3.0 women's double and the silver in the 3.0 mixed doubles!
I have come a long way from the couch potato I used to be!!

Member Since: 1/12/2008

Fitness Minutes: 372,125

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The end of March 2005 I started the Michael Thurmond 6 week body make-over. Finally something worked! I lost 35 pounds in 5 months. Over the next 9 months I lost another 11, down to 134. That was hard to maintain.

Jan 2008 - The weight crept back up to 145 over the last 8 months - now it's time to lose those 10 pounds again.

July 2010 - went below 140 for the first time in over 3 years!!

November 2010 - I'm back up in my "comfy" range 141-145

January 2013 - gained a few (!) over the last years to 151 but back with the program!
February 2013 - back below 140 :)
March 31st 2013 - at goal! 135
July 2013 - 134, back to my old low and then DD came to visit for a few months..
Fall 2013: 140 goal to get to or below 135 again
February 2014: back on The Plan
September 2014: new low 133

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After living in beautiful SW Colorado, near Pagosa Springs for 13 years, we are now living in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
2009/2010 was our first winter in San Carlos - great to be out of the snow! It is a great place to live for most of the year and it is nice to visit Colorado for part of the summer. Summer 2014 we didn't go north and had a wonderful time staying in Mexico and even experiencing a hurricane.

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    Thank you so much for the BD greeting, Lis. You bless me. Hugs
    5 days ago
    Thanks for popping by! Nashville was a blast!

    I will have to find out where in Spain his apartment is.
    7 days ago
    Hi Lis, I am sorry for being MIA, but I have been watching your photos of your trip! So lovely!
    My brother has bought a retirement place in Spain so I hope to go over sometime.

    Thanks for the Thanksgiving wishes, I never actually ATE any Lemon Meringue pie, lol, I have made too many over the years for it to tempt me, but I DID have pumpkin pie! YUM!

    It is rainy here right now and I am just finishing off a big project so hope to have more time going forward.

    I am signing up at the community centre for a gym membership, so I am looking forward to that once things quieten down here.

    Miss ya!

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    7 days ago
    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving me a comment. Have a great day!
    14 days ago
    emoticon for the Trick-or-Treat SparkGoodie. It is greatly appreciated! I am also ready for the crisp fall weather to get back to my outdoor walking routine. We were also spared and bad weather from Hurricane Matthew. emoticon emoticon
    19 days ago
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