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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: 407,277

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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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  • v BETRHO48
    OhMYGoodness! I know a little about home remodeling. We remodeled the kitchen 7 years ago and one bathroom 2 years ago. We did our best, but we still had problems (nightmares). They were definitely learning opportunities! I do not know that we will remodel anything more during the rest of my life, but I have lots of experiences to pass on to others.
    Hang in there! I will be praying things go well.
    32 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/14/2017 10:55:55 PM
    Thank you for reading my blog: "If Wishes Had Wings" . emoticon ..
    34 days ago
    Thank you for reading and your post to my "Confessions of a Child-Thrill-Seeker' blog! ... Glad you enjoyed and hope you find fun in "how low can you go" under the limbo stick! .... emoticon .. Let's Limbo Rock! .... We Can do it!

    36 days ago
  • v EILEEN828
    Thanks for reading my blog, Lis. You know you're right about a resale store. I've actually hit the local Goodwill lately for just that reason. I used to only go there to find household items, never clothes. But when I did this big weight loss and I started shopping clothes, even though I'm thrifty shopper it was still adding up. So I started looking at garage sales for the occasional item or two then I thought I'd try Goodwill and was surprised to find a lot of stuff that I liked. They must get a lot of things from department stores that are looking to ditch excess or whatever because it seemed to me that a significant amount was brand new, never worn. So I'll shop my sales and go cheaper because I've already purchased some items that I had to immediately get rid of because they were too large. That's hard to do! Thanks for the tip.
    38 days ago
    yay for getting rid of the travel bloat!

    Nothing special going on this weekend, taking it easy. Last weekend was busy and I have a busy week ahead.

    Still on the wagon, although I skipped 2 days of tracking, but I went out to a client for dinner so no use trying to guess at the nutritional info.

    I go to Cincinnati in almost a month! Can't wait !
    39 days ago
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