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November 7, 2015

My name is Barb. I am a wife, sailor, teacher, and cyclist. I live in Michigan and love being outdoors. This year on 11.7.15, I will turn 50. Even though I am very active, I am overweight and borderline obese with a BMI of 29.65. I have been struggling with my weight ever since I hit 40. I want 2015 to be the year I get to my goal of 130 pounds.
My name is Barb. I am a wife, sailor, teacher, and cyclist. I live in Michigan and love being outdoors. This year on 11.7.15, I will turn 50. Even though I am very active, I am overweight and borderline obese with a BMI of 29.65. I have been struggling with my weight ever since I hit 40. I want 2015 to be the year I get to my goal of 130 pounds.




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Member Since: 5/12/2006

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Fitness Minutes: 58,618

My Goals:
My 12 Spark Commandments for Better Living:
1. Remember that love is the most important thing.
2. Be kind to everyone.
3. Don't gossip.
4. Laugh often.
5. Eat vegetables with every meal.
6. Always choose water.
7. Have a plan.
8. Avoid time wasters: watching TV, playing video games, aimlessly surfing the web.
9. Something is better than nothing (exercise, cleaning, saving money, etc.)
10. Be quiet.
11. Be mindful.
12. Do it NOW!


My Program:
Exercise Plan
Do 6 workouts per week. Of that 6 times, 3 must be strength training (Cathe STS). On cardio days, I'll do Zumba and cycling.

Food Plan
Shoot for 1200 calories, but no more than 1500.
Spend the weekend preparing portion-controlled meals for the week.

Why lose weight?
I want to be not just active but athletic.
I want to wear clothes that currently don't fit me.
I want to be in photographs with my family instead of hiding from the camera.




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�Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.� - Mark Twain

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VANBSJ
4/18/2015 9:53:42 AM

Thanks for all the encouragement!!

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SPARKED2BFIT
4/15/2015 9:42:16 AM

emoticon Aloha Barb!


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'S O M E T I M E S, it is the P E O P L E Who No One can Imagine ANYTHING OF...
Who DO The THINGS, that NO ONE can IMAGINE." -The Imitation Game


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NAB_85
4/12/2015 1:34:33 PM

Thank you so much for the cheering me on with my weightloss! Fingers crossed it happens again this week emoticon



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TERMITEMOM
4/12/2015 10:48:45 AM

Thank your for the encouragements Barb!



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SPARKED2BFIT
4/8/2015 8:24:27 AM

emoticon Aloha kakahiaka (good morning) Barb!


"Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present... and *I* have the power to make it so!"

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