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Member Since: 2/18/2011

SparkPoints: 88,277

Fitness Minutes: 132,262

My Goals:
Okay. Something personal. 10 years of severe health difficulties. Still messed-up but not as much as before. Too many bad meds. General health and metabolism shot. Past: bit too thin, working too hard, not eating. Present goals: learning what and how to eat and how to sleep. Movement and balance again. Straightening out the metabolic disaster. Learning I have a body.

Phase II, 3 months later: General health and metabolism good; a little underweight. Current goals: maintain and improve overall wellness with this new awareness SP has helped me with, continue the struggle for sleep. Gain some more muscles!

My Program:
6.10.11: 17.3% BF. Lower BF to 15% by September.
6.17.11: More underweight still. Gain muscle weight.
7.1.11:15% BF. Same weight.
7.8.11: More underweight still. Stop, please.
7.21.11: Even more underweight. Alas.
9.16.11: Both LBM & overall weight, better.
9.23.11: Gain in both LBM & overall weight. Hurray!!
10.7.11: 14.2% BF.
11.17.11: Gain 3 1/2 lbs LBM!
1.13.12: 11.2% BF & no longer underweight!
2.5.12: 10.9% BF
6.21.12: 11.9% BF
7.8.12: 10.9% BF, 109.6 lbs - highest LBM ever!
4.11.13: 10.6% BF
5.7.13: 10.4% BF
2.24.14: 10.4% BF
4.16.14: 13.4% BF, 103.8 LBM Arrgh!
7.19.14: 11.7% BF

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SHIVAMOON
2/12/2015 8:15:49 PM

Hello Dear Petalia,
I've been enjoying watching the Owl and the Albatrosses. I'm doing great. How are you? Chef AJ came here and gave some free cooking classes this week (I went to both of them) and her soupmaking was a revelation to me. Everything in the pot whole -- garlic, onions, sweet potatoes, greens, Everything, then after cooked blended up with an immersion stick. I made a big pot that way yesterday (although I cut open my sweet potatoes to look for worm critters first) and it was so easy and very very good.



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A_RARE_BEAN
2/10/2015 5:48:53 AM

Hey petalia, thanks for the message always so good to hear from you. Just stopping by to say I've no internet right now (using phone) and cant send private messages so will reply at the weekend! Take care of you *hugs*



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A_RARE_BEAN
1/11/2015 7:27:47 PM

Thanks for the tip and the link, I am quite at a loss with modern classical so this will be a great introduction. Am going to be having a classical morning tomorrow so will check it out then!

Wishing you a good week emoticon



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A_RARE_BEAN
12/18/2014 10:17:30 AM

oh that's so cool I had no idea! Definitely keeping it in my routine then if it increases bone density, plus it makes me feel kinda pleased that I'm working out like an astronaut emoticon

I definitely need to pay more attention to stretching, I've been so lax with it and it's probably making me ache more than necessary by not stretching myself out properly. Thanks for the reminder



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A_RARE_BEAN
12/17/2014 12:18:41 PM

I like your status today, adaptation is the number one key to survival and growth!

The pickled onions didn't mess up my pipes, I didn't notice any significant difference. My main enemies are dairy, wheat, sugar and nightshades, now that woulda been a different story entirely! Even with digestive enzymes it's just pain.

Hope your week is going well emoticon



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