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I'm a 50 year old female, who needs to lose 100+ pounds. Like most people in my situation, I've tried a number of different diets and ways to lose weight, often gaining back more than I lost. I've been a "normal" healthy size a couple of times in my life, but since giving birth to my three children, I have primarily gone up in weight. I do little activity now, would probably describe myself as kinda depressed, experience a lot of pain and exhaustion, and am nervous about this whole weight loss/get healthy thing -once again. I am also pre-diabetic.
What has motivated me this time? I realize that time is running out. I want to see my children grow up and I want to be around when my children have children- to be there for my grand kids (this has not yet occurred - and not quite ready for it -yet). I'd like to feel better - happier.
I hope this is it. I really do.
I'm too embarrassed to show my face so I'll probably just do a body shot. But I do want to post pictures of myself to help motive me - to push me to action. it goes....(pic to follow)

Member Since: 1/1/2011

Fitness Minutes: 6,620

My Goals:
100 Day Challenge
Goals - started 1/7/12:
1. Focus on the positive rather than the negative.
2. Attend 1 exercise class daily. (w/one day off per week allowed)
3. Eat w/in healthy carb/protein/fat ranges daily

Old goals: Stay w/in my daily nutritional goals -log 3x/wk to 2/28/11

8 glasses H2O - @least 4X/wk to 2/28/11

Do modified C25K workout 3x / week for 18 weeks

Attend Zumba 3x/ week for one month. (2/28/11)

Bike 15 min. 3x week increasing by 5 min. each week for 1 month. (2/28/11)

Continue ST and Aqua Fit.

Start Yoga 2x/wk during next Y session (2/28/11)

Additional Biking goal - by May join the am Spinning Class and participate @ a reasonable level.

My Program:
C25K -modified. I'm repeating each week and right now, need to do the "jogging" in the pool. I do walk for 20 min. on the treadmill w/#5 incline @ 2.8-3.0 setting

28 Day BC Workout

Aqua Fit

Stationary Biking - 15 min. in 5 min segments. Currently "Interval 1" @ level 7 of 45.

Nutrition goals/logging - 1250-1550 cal/day

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    Good Morning!!! Don't let the holidays set you back! I for one can not afford to gain any weight - need to lose at least a little so my clothes fit better and preferably a lot so my clothes in the closet fit again!!! Take Care - saw you were online! Paul.
    1996 days ago
    Hi and thanks for stopping by and commenting. Wow, your pics are amazing, you have come so far!! And thank you for adding me as a friend--I've added you right back!
    2013 days ago
    Sending some hugs and goodness your way! How are you? Happy Weekend! :) emoticon
    2013 days ago
    I thought of you and me as I read this line from SparkPeople editor Stepfanie this morning:
    "At some point you realize that life is just that: life. Ups, downs, good, bad, it's all just life. It all balances out, and letting every little bump in the road sideline you is no way to live."

    Wow, is that speaking to me directly or what!!!! I really need to think about that one every day when I sideline myself for a a "bump."

    Here's to getting over the bumps!

    2013 days ago
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    emoticon emoticon emoticon for stopping by my pic gallery, spark page & encouragement on my blog!

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    2014 days ago
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