OLDERDANDRT   73,090
SparkPoints
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
 
 
White squirrel at my picnic table having dinner





Gold Finches feasting





Solomon's Seal in my front flower bed



I have 12 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
It's little ole me! (the little part to follow...tho I'm a tad bit closer now!)

Joined the 2015 Spring 5% Challenge! It starts soon and I am really excited!! I need to be consistent. I need to lose this weight because it saps my energy and strength trying to lug me around!! I'm down to a sz 14 !! I'm ultimately headed for 115 pounds and if I'd really been working these past few of years, I think I should have been there by now!!! Or a heck of alot closer than this!! So, help me if you can and kick my tushie when you see me being lazy!!
Gotta do this ...
Joined the 2015 Spring 5% Challenge! It starts soon and I am really excited!! I need to be consistent. I need to lose this weight because it saps my energy and strength trying to lug me around!! I'm down to a sz 14 !! I'm ultimately headed for 115 pounds and if I'd really been working these past few of years, I think I should have been there by now!!! Or a heck of alot closer than this!! So, help me if you can and kick my tushie when you see me being lazy!!
Gotta do this and nobody can do it for me! Gotta "make it happen"!!!!
. Gonna work my butt off to make at least 5% if not more! Gonna walk 20-30 minutes each day, and get in some workout when walking isn't possible. I will get to the gym 2X's/week for circuits & use the treadmill when I cannot get out and walk . I will keep to my nutrition tracker. I have asked DH to do more cooking from "The Spark Solution b/c I really don't like to cook and he does. Gotta be consistant and persistant to a fault!!! I want to be a good teammate and will check in with my team as often as possible. I will weigh in every Saturday morning and post it & post exercise minutes and LTGL daily to my team and help bring in my team to the top 3 each week!! ( Can you tell I'm a bit competitive??)

Scale is dusted off....(I weigh every Sat.)
Exercise clothes and gym bag are ready to go.
Water bottle ready.
Exercise plan is in place.
Diet consisting of lean meats (or some kind of good protein), lots of freggies and fiber and try harder to drink water. Will cook & eat Chef Meg's recipes as often as possible.
Will track daily and visit with my team.
I want to lose this weight for the following reasons:
1) health
2) Get back to the weight I should be!
3) Being barely over 5', I should be much lighter for optimum health and well-being.
4) To wear nicer clothes and look better in them!
5) To save my knees and hips and back!
6) To feel normal and confident again!

I am fortunate that I really have no "trigger" foods. That is to say, if I DO eat a "no-no" food, it doesn't get me off track. I will mindfully eat said "no-no" food (a small amt.) and stay right on track beyond that. I don't throw in the towel for the day or week, etc. That's one of the best things I have reaped from SP over the last few years. ( I have lately, however, been caving to my sugar addiction, so will be working diligently on that, too.) So here's the update! If I start to sound lazy or gripey, kick my tush!!!
You gals and guys are the best!!! Thanks SPARKGUY for creating this fabulous place for all the great people here!!
Here I go in the 2015 Spring 5% challenge. Gonna work harder, do my best to be consistent and keep at the lower end of my calorie range! Have plans for better movement. I have a hefty goal in mind this time, so pray for my success!!! I'm getting rid of this 5% this time! At Least! Let's do this, my SParky friends!
Read More About OLDERDANDRT (Updated March 25)


Current Status:


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 159.0 
 
185
167.5
150
132.5
115


 
Interact with OLDERDANDRT

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 11/18/2008

SparkPoints: 73,090

Fitness Minutes: 59,660

My Goals:
Lose at least 5% of my weight throughout these next 2 months.
Exercise EVERY day, even if it's only my QF's.
Walking 1 - 2 miles daily (& more if the opportunity presents itself.)

My Program:
Counting calories and staying within my range, and following the Spark Solution meals & recipes. They are good and they are so much better that the "standart American diet"!!!
Getting my fruits and vegies.
Drink water and green tea (after my coffee)
Exercise every day.

Personal Information:
Originally Uniontown, Pa....now Hickory, NC . Love critters, gardening, walking and trying out a new recipe now and again.

Other Information:
Babysit my DGDs when they get off the school bus at my house after school and their parents work. They are the loves of my life! 5 years old( kindergarden) and 10 yr old (4th grade)!
Have a 24 year old DS living at home and a DH. Also, have my 15 year old beagle mix (Bruno) who is my shadow.
I love SP!! AND I love all my SPark friends!!

Profile Image





 
 



Sunshine
From:
GABIBEAR

Umbrella
From:
WILLOW49

Thank You Card
From:
ELIZACG9

Thank You Message
From:
KATHYJO56

Rose
From:
STEELKICKIN

Coffee
From:
SCOTMAMA




Member Comments:
MSLZZY
3/20/2015 11:47:16 AM

Yes, it is an indigo bunting! Sharp eyes!



Report Inappropriate Comment
SCOTMAMA
3/19/2015 6:13:39 PM

Thank you for stopping by and reading my blog about Changing Habits.... it is always satisfying to see someone is reading what I write and even taking the time to comment.
emoticon Eve




Report Inappropriate Comment
MADMANSMAMA87
3/19/2015 2:57:59 PM

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

"Fitness to me isn't about a crunch or push up;
It's about taking YOUR power back!!!"
- - Jillian Michaels - -


Sweetheart,

Be Strong. Be Persistent. Be POWERFUL!!! YOU are worth the time, the energy & the sacrifices it takes to LIVE a healthier lifestyle!!! Love YOURSELF enough to make yourself a TOP priority on your list!!! YOU are IMPORTANT - - YOU are WORTHY - - & YOU deserve to be the HAPPIEST, HEALTHIEST & FITTEST version of YOURSELF that is possible!! Don't just dream about it - - MAKE that dream come TRUE!!!

Stay Positive, Stay Focused, Change IS Coming,

Jes

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
WALLAHALLA
3/17/2015 10:07:57 PM

emoticon May you always have work for your hands to do.
emoticon May your pockets hold always a coin or two.
emoticon May the sun shine bright on your windowpane.
emoticon May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
emoticon May the hand of a friend always be near you.
emoticon emoticon And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.




Report Inappropriate Comment
MARINEMAMA
3/17/2015 5:00:57 AM

emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (2233 total):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page