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I will do ST/PT 3-4x/wk, walk at lunch 5 days/wk, and swim 2-3x/wk. I will follow the clean eating life style. I will record my daily exercise and Living the Good Life Points, and on Saturday mornings I will weigh in and record it. I will check in with my team daily and leave a comment on the Discussion Board (when I have something to say!). I will read and comment on blogs as I have time.

GOAL: Increase strength/endurance/ muscle, lose inches, and lose 9.5 more #...Strengthen my back and legs.

A friend (KADYDIDI) from our quilting guild introduced me to SP. I joined in August 2008, but didn't get around to doing this page until January 2009 when I signed up for the New You Bootcamp Challenge with my second daughter. I have struggled with weight issues for a while (since before the birth of my youngest-now 36). I want to get healthy, which includes losing some weight to help out my arthritis in my back, neck, and feet. I had bilateral total knee replacements almost a year ago. I herniated 3 discs in my lower back causing some nerve damage in February 2010 and am still trying to rebuild my strength. I was eating slow carb, but hit a plateau-so, I switched to clean eating and hope to lose a few more lbs.

Member Since: 8/31/2008

Fitness Minutes: 58,954

My Goals:
To weigh in the normal range on BMI.

To eat to fuel my body.

To swim 2-3 days a week.

To do weight training 3 days a week.

My Program:
I go to PT, walk, and swim.

I eat protein, veggies, complex carbs and fruit 3 meals/day, 7 days a week.

Personal Information:
God has blessed me with 3 children (2 daughters-1 son)and 4 grandchildren (3 g-sons, 1 g-daughter), one great grandson, and Spark People. My team mates so far have been great! I was also blessed to have Christian parents who have gone on to be with the Lord and have 3 great sisters-one a marathon runner (not me!) and one aunt who is 103 (for a few more months).

Other Information:
In my spare time, I quilt, study Japanese language, go to Bible study, sing in the village chorus, teach English to Japanese children and adults, and swim! I also enjoy my beautiful view of the ocean.

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    Choose to raise your awareness to a level where you won't be distracted or deterred by the meaningless, superficial noise you encounter. Commit to the goal of making progress today and enjoy the experience of pushing yourself forward no matter what obstacles fall in your path. -Ralph Marston

    WTG on your weigh in... have a healthy weekend! emoticon emoticon
    106 days ago
    Hi there,
    Stopping by to greet you and wish you a fun and successful 5% Challenge as a leader. emoticon
    Big hugs,

    ML for the Awesome A Team
    107 days ago
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    When a child learns to walk and falls down countless times, he never thinks,
    'maybe this isn't for me'. He gets up and tries again and again.

    May we always be persistent in our pursuits. Goooo Firecrackers! emoticon emoticon
    108 days ago
    If you've logged in your exercise for the weekend, AWESOME and The Firecrackers THANK YOU!!! If not, please do so as soon as possible. Every exercise minute counts to get us landing in Greece sooner than later. If you can exercise a little more.. DOUBLE AWESOME!!. Let's Goooo FIRECRACKERS!

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    111 days ago
    Great weigh in!! Keep up the good work, firecracker! emoticon emoticon
    113 days ago
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