PAM_COOPER   14,399
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My weightiest. Abt. 275



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This is My New Beginning . . .

Remaking my life and gaining control . . . again.
This time is for keeps!

Started September 6, 2011 and reached goal weight
of 134 on December 8, 2012 and began maintenance.

SW: 276; Original Goal Weight(s) 150 - 145 - 135;
CW: (I didn't even plan for that last 10 pounds) 124.7

Age: 56 Medium frame, 5'6"

Size Sept. 2011 was 24/26 pants-vs-Current size 4/6 pants
Remaking my life and gaining control . . . again.
This time is for keeps!

Started September 6, 2011 and reached goal weight
of 134 on December 8, 2012 and began maintenance.

SW: 276; Original Goal Weight(s) 150 - 145 - 135;
CW: (I didn't even plan for that last 10 pounds) 124.7

Age: 56 Medium frame, 5'6"

Size Sept. 2011 was 24/26 pants-vs-Current size 4/6 pants




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Member Since: 9/8/2011

SparkPoints: 14,399

Fitness Minutes: 6,144

My Goals:
Maintain my weight.
Get more fit and toned.
Eat a continually healthy diet.
Keep it real.
Learn to dance . . .

My Program:
--Logging my food.
--Stay active!

Do something physical EVERYDAY, especially if it's fun!



Personal Information:
Indiana country girl.
Born and raised in a small town and have lived in the country since I was married. My husband and I have two daughters and 7 grandchildren. We both work from home and stay busy with our work, family, dogs, cats, chickens and a few cows. We grow a big garden with lots of flowers. We enjoy hiking, going to small town festivals, antiquing, yard sales and family gatherings. I also like going to the mall!!!!
I am an artist in my soul and love to decorate, paint, craft and just be creative. Currently re-learning to sew and trying my hand at mosaics.

Other Information:
What I am doing now to maintain and improve:
Eat 1200 - 1400 calories per day. Eat lots of protein and vegetables prepared w/o butter, fat, creams or cheeses (most of the time). I try to eat at least half of my fruits and veggies raw. I incorporate small amounts of olives, avocado, nuts and non-fat plain yogurt into my diet. Breads and pastas are limited to 3 or 4 meals a week.
I am a late bloomer on consistent exercise, but I am now getting in about 30-45 min of exercise a day--from almost 0 min.at the beginning. I do walking/jogging intervals for about 30 min.every other day. Weights, yoga, etc. about a half an hour to 45 min. every other day. I mix it up sometimes--from doing dance videos with my daughter or going for a long weekend hike or whatever else beckons.

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NEWTINK
5/20/2014 5:12:40 PM

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5/9/2014 9:58:12 AM

emoticon you are a true inspiration and motivator, you have shown SP it can be done. emoticon for sharing your journey.



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5/9/2014 7:57:00 AM

emoticon on being our Spark Motivator of the Week! Wow, and super WOW!!! Your transformation is really amazing and you're really an inspiration to so many of us out there. Thank you for leaving your before picture on your Spark Page otherwise, I would NOT have known that this was you. Keep up the great work and enjoy your very special time in the spotlight. emoticon



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emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon on being selected Spark Motivator. You look fabulous!



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