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The Mystery of . . .

I'm a great reader of mysteries. I will explore the mystery of how I gained weight, clues to success and the solution for me.

I started my final weight loss at 268 pounds on December 15, 2009, just before my 59th birthday. I decided to give it one more try and try every tool before admitting defeat. I also decided to be fit even if I was fat. Six months later on June 15, I joined SparkPeople at 240 pounds. I had never heard of it until a columnist pooh-poohed it for her. It ...
I'm a great reader of mysteries. I will explore the mystery of how I gained weight, clues to success and the solution for me.

I started my final weight loss at 268 pounds on December 15, 2009, just before my 59th birthday. I decided to give it one more try and try every tool before admitting defeat. I also decided to be fit even if I was fat. Six months later on June 15, I joined SparkPeople at 240 pounds. I had never heard of it until a columnist pooh-poohed it for her. It is working for me.

If hunger is not the problem, food is not the answer.
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Member Since: 6/15/2010

SparkPoints: 79,362

Fitness Minutes: 31,960

My Goals:
1. Fit in new 1X pants All fit 1/17/11 FINALLY!!!!!
2. Be at 210 by 12/15/10 DONE!!!!!
3. 75% SP loss at 202 DONE!!!
4. 25% weight lost - 201 DONE!!!
5. 190 by 5/31/11-my initial SP goal
6. 185 - go from obese to overweight BMI
7. 154 - go from overweight to healthy BMI
8. Fit in the Goal Coat


My Program:
Tracking every bite that goes in my mouth
Drinking at least 8 cups of water a day
Gradually increasing my exercise
Being active on SparkPeople

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Member Comments:
123ELAINE456
3/26/2012 12:11:02 AM

Congratulations on your weight lost. Sorry to hear about you having to surgery. God will see you through it. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Your Spark Friends will be there for you too.



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MEME102
2/18/2012 12:41:11 PM

Hi - mommy2Isaiah just responded to your comment on Knee/hip replacement team - she's had a hip replacement - so if you are interested go read her reply! Are you having surgery in April? We'd like to add you to our list of upcoming surgeries if that's ok!
Lynn



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SEAJESS
12/25/2011 3:46:54 PM

Congrats on the fitness minutes award! Keep on keepin' on.



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YOYONOMORE1
12/18/2011 8:57:20 AM

I see your word for the day was birthday also on Dec. 17, so you are a December baby too, Happy Birthday to you and may you celebrate many more.

Hugs,
Shirl



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SEAJESS
12/10/2011 10:13:41 AM

Oh, I so agree with you about not realizing how the weight has crept up! I only recently after having lost 45 pounds realized how big I was. I truly thought of myself as mostly "tall" and "big-boned". It's been a long, slow process learning what a healthy body might actually look and feel like.



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