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Hi I'm Nancie. A couple of years ago I dropped 45 lbs on SP under the username CashlessNCR. For a lot of not really good reasons, I stopped doing the things that helped keep me on track with weight management. After more false starts than I can remember, I began again in February 2013. It was a new chapter, with new challenges,& new goals.

Now that I've achieved the weight goal I set out for myself, I'm thinking pretty intently about how to sustain this loss. Running and strength ...
Hi I'm Nancie. A couple of years ago I dropped 45 lbs on SP under the username CashlessNCR. For a lot of not really good reasons, I stopped doing the things that helped keep me on track with weight management. After more false starts than I can remember, I began again in February 2013. It was a new chapter, with new challenges,& new goals.

Now that I've achieved the weight goal I set out for myself, I'm thinking pretty intently about how to sustain this loss. Running and strength training with my own body weight have become a big part of this, because its exercise I can do any time, any where. I'm also thinking a lot more critically about what I eat, experimenting more with clean, healthy food.

Losing this weight twice has been enough. I'm going to maintain this so that the title of this page doesn't have to be "Third time's a charm".
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Member Since: 7/12/2010

SparkPoints: 27,088

Fitness Minutes: 8,787

My Goals:
Lose 25 lbs by the middle of July, 2015.

Maintain that loss & my healthier habits.

Find at least 10 minutes each day to be active.





My Program:
Include fruits/veggies at least 2 meals per day

Eat a protein-rich breakfast

Water- 8-10 glasses/day

Bring my lunch to work
Eat the lunch that I bring

Put exercise back into my daily routine with at least 10 minute activity each day.





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Originally from the DC area, living in Vermont.
Fortunate to have a supportive husband.
Love my son.
Passionate about my work.

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ICEDEMETER
10/23/2013 8:00:02 PM

Definitely BOTH! You've earned it!

The Man is even more of a coffee junkie than I am, and turned up with a new coffee maker when he was between customers this morning (no wonder I adore him). It is possible, of course, that he just couldn't deal with the idea of seeing me in the morning without good coffee...

I'm almost where the surgeon wants me for the surgery (yay!) and actually set my ranges now to get the extra 20lbs over the next year. I know things will be weird for a while when I'm healing and when I can get back in to strength training, so figured that I wasn't going to add any pressure to myself with a close "goal" date... I'm such a wuss!

Wishing you and yours a great week!



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ICEDEMETER
10/23/2013 10:58:56 AM

Just wondering if you've got your trip planned out yet --- your reward is coming up any day now!

So cool to see the "ticker" changed!



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ICEDEMETER
10/18/2013 12:57:12 PM

Thanks for the thoughtful comment on my blog - I really appreciate it, and have spent the morning checking out the thread you linked (as well as all of the links in that thread).

I think you may be right that the surgeon doesn't want to give me a "number" until he sees how my body responds (not to mention, whether I will continue to be compliant to his directions).

My usual thought is that you stop at the point where you feel happy and healthy, but I was happy back up at 220, and honestly don't know how to interpret "feeling healthy" with the issues that I have going on right now. I guess I'll just keep toodling along after the surgery until either my body, the surgeon, or the Man decide it's time to stop!

I know I'm going to have a hard time wrapping my head around going back in to weight-loss mode after "maintaining" for a month after the surgery, but hopefully something will click in my head by then to give me the impetus.

Thanks again ---- and oooooh, I'm still grinnin' seeing you getting so close to your goal!



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ICEDEMETER
10/14/2013 10:41:03 AM

Thanks so much for the turkey and the Thanksgiving wishes!

We went to the Man's sister's place for a traditional dinner with some healthier twists: turkey (w/ dressing and gravy), plain baked potatoes, baked butternut squash w/ sweet potato, brussels sprouts, and a choice of pumpkin or apple pie. It was really good, but I had to laugh because his sis is supposed to be the "non-traditional" one, while last year at his Mom's (the "traditional" one) we had trout!

Your lentil/barley stew went over so well that it's guaranteed a spot in the "regular rotation", and the Man loved the butternut/sweet potato soup (I wasn't a fan, I'm afraid: the taste is ok, but I've never learned to like that kind of texture, and don't like anything mashed or pureed). Next up is to create a beef/barley/lentil/?? soup... I'll let you know how it goes!

Hope you are having a great weekend, and that you are done with the leaves for this year!



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ICEDEMETER
9/11/2013 12:27:25 PM

Just had to pop by to say "hi" and wish you a happy Wednesday!

I'm still dying to know how the "broccoli and garbanzo bean experiment" went... (you called it that just to drive my curiousity wild, didn't you?!?)

Have the great day that you deserve!



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