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The cutest picture in the history of Photography! 2001 at the Kuranda Zoo in Queensland Australia





At the Blue Lagoon, Iceland. Taken by my friend Deb.





My first elephant ride! I'm with one of my travel buddies, Jean, in Jaipur, India.



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Mary Ellen's Weight Loss Quest

I travel a LOT and plan to do even more when I retire. I've decided that the bulge around my middle has GOT to go. I know I will enjoy travel much more if I am healthier and slimmer. I don't want any health issues holding me back from enjoying my retirement...
And now that I have retired(yeah!!) and have met my goal weight (yeahX2!!) I need to continue maintaining my new weight and possibly re-evaluate my goal weight a bit lower. For now, I want to maintain what I have accomplished so ...
I travel a LOT and plan to do even more when I retire. I've decided that the bulge around my middle has GOT to go. I know I will enjoy travel much more if I am healthier and slimmer. I don't want any health issues holding me back from enjoying my retirement...
And now that I have retired(yeah!!) and have met my goal weight (yeahX2!!) I need to continue maintaining my new weight and possibly re-evaluate my goal weight a bit lower. For now, I want to maintain what I have accomplished so my new eating patterns become ingrained and all those pants I had taken in will still fit me!
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Member Since: 3/28/2010

SparkPoints: 89,710

Fitness Minutes: 50,157

My Goals:
I want to get down to 169 pounds by the time I retire in Feb. 2011. I started off with SP at 209. I'd previously lost about 20 pounds after I had my knee replaced in 2008.
I reached goal weight Feb. 4, 2011!

My Program:
Track my foods using the SP program.

Research recipes that are tasty as well as healthy.

Despite the fact that I HATE to exercise, I will follow the SP recommendations of exercises, but limit my time to 10 minutes a day till I gain motivation to increase the time.

When out with friends, I will try to maintain my sense of portion size.

Personal Information:
I live in North Carolina after having spent 30 years in Southern California. I came from Chicago so I have good food roots. That can be a blessing or a curse! I love to eat and cook and can read a cookbook like a novel!

Other Information:
I love to cook, read, garden and most of all travel. I have 2 cats and used to have Irish Wolfhounds, which really miss having but my little house, and virtually no yard, precludes that pleasure, so it's just me and the kitties!

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Member Comments:
TINAJANE76
2/4/2014 6:08:29 PM

Many congratulations on three years of maintenance. You're a wonderful inspiration to all of us coming up behind you!



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BESSHAILE
2/4/2014 4:08:33 PM

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3 years. Congratulations.



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BOOKAPHILE
2/4/2014 12:24:11 PM

Congratulations on maintaining for 3 years! You give me encouragement that I can do it, too. Keep up the good work.



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WESTCOASTKID
2/4/2014 10:17:03 AM

emoticon on completing three years of maintenance! This is a wonderful accomplishment--one I am sure you're very proud of. Here's to many more years of SparkSuccess! emoticon



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FINDINGBOBBIE
1/27/2014 9:55:02 AM

A little snow won't scare me away, I actually love the snow just not the sub-zero temps. I am enjoying these temps today, it's like a heat wave. I have the heat off and the window open :) When I left yesterday morning it was something like -17 with the wind chill and the roads were very hazardous.



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