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Pickleball tournament March 18-20 2016.Won the Bronze in women's doubles and Silver in mixed doubles

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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: 371,525

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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 LINDA!
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    Happy 4th of July!!! CELEBRATE!!!

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    112 days ago
    Thanks for encouraging me in my on-again, off-again journey. I just read you're in Europe!
    Wow...what a great trip. I'll be so excited to see pics and hear details. Have a blast!
    113 days ago
    I am enjoying the Jeep so far, although I have been driving the other small car this week because I had a lot of travelling to do. DH bought me a cargo net for the back and a fold up Jeep box to put stuff in so that groceries etc do not roll around in the back, and he also got a cargo cover thingy, so he is taking good care of me! :-)

    I have started being more conscious of my eating and am trying to curb bad habits!

    My new fave drink is a green tea Matcha Latte! OOH so good and full of anitoxidants. The powder is expensive though, although not as expensive as if you get the same latte at Starbucks.

    Now that we have the new car, I will be going to Starbucks less :-)

    Please post pics of your trip! I would love to see!! emoticon
    114 days ago
  • v BETRHO48
    emoticon Thanks for stopping by my page, Lis.
    I sure hope your travel has been safe so far.
    I know you will enjoy seeing and being with your family again.
    115 days ago
  • v BETRHO48
    emoticon Hi, Lis. Thanks for stopping by blog "Thoughts, Saturday, June 25" and sharing your thoughts. I appreciate your support and your sparkfriendship.
    117 days ago
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