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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: 418,917

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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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    61 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/21/2017 2:09:07 PM
    Thanks for the comment, Lis -- too many people wait to "fix" things until it is too late or too serious -- and that's the end. I'll be back to normal is no time at all.

    Hugs, Eve
    67 days ago
    Again, thanks for reading and commenting on my "September" blog. I need to use my brain more to keep it healthy and active. Right now I've been spending quite a lot of time working on one of two quilts. Mine is the easiest to do, so I hate to admit it, but I've been spending more time on mine than on Gia's.

    Slept in today, so definitely taking it easy, but trying to keep my weight down or go lower as it is the healthiest to be thin if you are having surgery. I told my DH -- no more pizza.

    Time for me to fix lunch, so talk more later.

    Hugs, Eve
    72 days ago
    Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on my first blog, I real appreciate it and am so over whelmed by the support on Sparks, it is amazing.
    I hope you are having a great week and it is filled with happiness and laughter.
    Once again thank you.
    76 days ago
    Thank you for reading and the nice comment on my blog today!
    77 days ago
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