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I am in my sixth year of living a healthy life style!! I celebrated my fifth year anniversary with SparkPeople February 12, 2016. I reached my goal weight on 2/7/12 - almost a year to the day I joined SparkPeople!! Sometimes my weight goes up a little bit, but I manage to drop it back down and maintain with different challenges on the SparkPeople web site, the support of my SparkBuddies as well as future physical goals. I started off with walking. If you would have told me three years ago that I would have run a 5k, I would have never believed it! As of today, I have run 5ks, 10k's, 3 ten milers, and 5 Half Marathons! Funny how fast one's perspective can change...even for us middle-aged people! Even though I have conquered all of the above, I am faced with an even bigger "challenge". I lost my 26 year old son last November to Anorexia Nervosa. I am in the first year of my grieving process and it is very difficult. I need to stay healthy, but, it is not the first thing on my mind. And, since he passed away from counting calories, weighing himself on the scale 3 times per day, and eating halves of everything - it has been a real mental challenge for me. My favorite quotes... �All you can change is yourself, but sometimes that changes everything!��Gary W. Goldstein Goals are dreams with deadlines. ---Diana Scharf Hunt Take care of your body. It�s the only place you have to live. - Jim Rohn What you are doing is not nearly as important as how you feel about what you are doing. - Unknown There'll be two dates on your tombstone. And all your friends will read 'em. But all that's gonna matter is that little dash between 'em. - Kevin Welch All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. �Walt Disney Accomplishment only takes place when you actively participate with your intentions. Therefore, fully commit to participate in the dreams of your choice and do so against all the risks confronting you.�Guru Singh No Matter How You Feel, Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up, and Never Give Up - Unknown

Member Since: 2/12/2011

My Goals:
To complete the Philly Broad Street 10 miler and 2 half marathons during the 2016 season.

To run a Half Marathon under 2 hours.

To run a 5k in under 26.24.

To run the Main Street Miler 2016 in under 8.38 mph.


My Program:
I am a Pescetarian.

I run 3 days per week.

I practice yoga.

I walk 2 miles per day with my dog, Roxy - weather permitting!!



Personal Information:
I have been married for 28 years. I have two sons (one is in Heaven) and 2 beautiful little Boston Terriers named "Roxy" and "Mayzie. Having dogs who love to walk is such a great gift...they get me out everyday. All I have to do is look at those big brown eyes and I am out the door!!


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No Matter how you feel, Get up, dress up, show up, and Never give up!




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    I hope I enter Onderland in August or September. I got on the scale Sunday morning and weighed 222 pounds, that is another 3 pound drop.
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    To improve what shows up in the exterior of your world, first, be still . .. and improve the interior. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    I got into hubby's junk food stash and ate myself an 8-pound weight gain.

    Now I figure out what we are going to eat and measure and weigh out my portions AND log them onto Spark People before I taste the first bite. If I am over, I can cut the portion to size before I wolf it down.

    This is the easiest way of eating that I have ever done. I did the cabbage diet, Weight Watchers and the Air Force High Protein diet, that I remember. This way of eating helps my metabolism because I have a metabolic resistance to carbohydrates is what I am thinking.
    2 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/23/2016 10:33:24 PM
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    I am so excited! I might see Onederland this year!
    2 days ago
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    I have learned to weigh and measure and log the meal in before I take a bite of it. I can see if I need to make adjustments to stay at 20 carbs or below. I had a new, lower weight today.
    2 days ago
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