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I feel like I'm the luckiest person in the world.
I try to live every day in gratitude
for my life as it is TODAY,
right now,
in this very moment.
I'm retired at 65 and still paying my bills (barely).
I've been married forever (49years!)
to the man of my dreams (most days),
my high school sweetheart.
My 3 children are all grown,
as happy and as healthy as I could make them.
I finally became a grammy in 2009!
Now we have three little darlings.

I just sold my beautiful second home on the sweet island of Anguilla and moved from a little condo back to a three bedroom house (up-sized!)

I LOVE to exercise and meditate.
I also love to eat and drink!
Time to get rid of these extra 50 pounds that have crept up on me in the last 20 -30 years of living the good life.
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Progress Report (if I don't put it here, I'll lose track of it):
1/11/09 just lurking*** -2
1/18 started tracking ***-4
1/25 -0***lost 6 in Jan.
2/22 +1***lost 2 in Feb
3/29 -1***lost 4 in March, 12 lbs down!
4/25 -1***lost 3 in April, 14 lbs down!
5/16 -0 (after 2 weeks of increased calories)
***5/18 -1 !!!***
***5/19 -1 !!!***
5/31 -0 down 3lbs for May, 18 altogether
***6/1-20 on vacation @JasmineVilla
6/21 ***+2 (but SO worth it!)
6/27 ***-2 (easy come, easy go)
6/28 **-1
7/31 ***-0 (- the usual 3/month) -22
8/2 ***-2
8/9 ***+2 :(
8/15 *** -2 I must get off this roller coaster.
8/23 ***-1 (down 3 for Aug- 25 altogether!!!)
8/29 ***suspiciously silent
9/5 ***+2 -2 in a week
9/7 ***-2
9/12 *** -0
9/19 ***-0
9/26***+2 -2 again
hmmmmmmmmmmm.......
I ended up down 2 for Sept- up 3 for Oct-
recommitting for November.
November- who the heck knows?
December- ditto!
Jan -March/10- same!
April- yahoo!!! increased calories- down 2 pounds!
update- it's Oct-2010- on a one year plateau but not giving up- never, ever, ever. Every month I try something new.

ANOTHER NEW update- after maintaining 168 for SO long,
my weight crept up 1-2 lbs a month since I developed hip bursitis and I am now (June 2011)
hovering around 180.
9/1/2012 update- STILL hovering around 180...
9/1/2013 ....still 181...
Will I give up?
NEVER!
AGAIN...12/2014 ...182-4 most days
(How great t9 be able to look back!)
10/17. After starting LCHF last year I happily touched 170 a few times but then slacked off and gained 10 back in a year and am now back to 180 AGAIN!



Member Since: 1/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 181,299

My Goals:
*Eating and drinking just a bit less.

*I will lose at least one pound per week when my body is good and ready.

*I am still working on being AF (alcohol free).


My Program:
* LCHF...works for me! Thank you, dietdoctor.com

* I try to nurture my body and soul every day.



Personal Information:
My name is elizabeth.
I live in a small town by the sea in the smallest state- Rhode Island.

I LOVE:
my grandbabies- Lucy and William and Baby Pearl!
working out,
yoga,
Zumba,
my ipod touch, mythoughtcoach.com.
any beach anywhere,
and meditating.


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  • v OVERWORKEDJANET
    When my DH was on borrowed time I found an attorney who did full estate planning. DH had just been hospitalized for bacteremia and quite frankly, remembers very little about the process (except she was very cute!). Yes, A-Z cleaning has been helpful and good for laughs!
    2 days ago
  • v IAMBIZI
    Thank you for the spa day!
    hope you are well.
    life is going in the right direction.
    I am so grateful for medication.
    bizi
    5 days ago
  • v QTEALADY20031
    Hi Elizabeth, Thank you so much for the Goodie for Starlight of the Day! As far as challenge slow but sure! I hope you have a great week! emoticon June
    6 days ago
  • v BESSHAILE
    Oh how I know what it's like to suffer the tyranny of the scale. In fact - I suffer it now. But I fight it too. I will be its master, not it be mine. I have to admit - focusing on getting fitter has been a lot of fun and it has brought the added benefit of better fitting clothes too.

    Thank you for the bloglove. May we all find that smooth path to good health.
    8 days ago
  • v OVERWORKEDJANET
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    I was so jealous of your broccoli posting, I bought some and will run it through the food processors to have with my eggs.....darned soft diet!
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    9 days ago
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