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I think I must truly be a gypsy. When I think of how many times I've moved in my life, it makes me react just when I see a cardboard box. Since I turned 50 in 2001, I moved to Phoenix where I moved six times. In 2011 I moved from Phoenix to Austin where I moved twice. I moved to San Diego in April 2013, then in December I moved to Cypress for three month, then back to San Diego in March this year. I will be moving to Oregon before the end of this year. My dream is to buy a house and never move ...
I think I must truly be a gypsy. When I think of how many times I've moved in my life, it makes me react just when I see a cardboard box. Since I turned 50 in 2001, I moved to Phoenix where I moved six times. In 2011 I moved from Phoenix to Austin where I moved twice. I moved to San Diego in April 2013, then in December I moved to Cypress for three month, then back to San Diego in March this year. I will be moving to Oregon before the end of this year. My dream is to buy a house and never move again. Oh yeah, and to loose 65 pounds.

I love to do yoga and thai chi, I also have two dogs that like to walk. I would like to start a garden when I finally get settled but I'm a city girl so I'm not sure where to start.

My biggest challenge is cooking for one. I live alone and most recipes are for four or more servings.

I recently joined a gym and hope that will give me the motivation to stick to it this time.
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Member Since: 7/11/2011

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My Goals:
So many goals, so little time. I want to realistically loose excess weight and get healthy by the time I turn 60 ... next month :)

UPDATE: So I turned 60 and now I want to do a 5K walk in October. So I'm training for that. I also want to plant a raised bed garden next month to grow my own veggies.

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: Time flies when you're having fun, or even if you're not having fun. Two years have gone by and I still need to loose the same as when I started. I have relocated to California but will be leaving here soon to go to Oregon. I hope to settle there for good ... or at least for several years.

My Program:
I love Yoga and I just discovered Kundalini Yoga. I also do Hatha yoga, thai chi, and walk my dogs up and down the dirt road to the house (one lap is about a half mile). I also have a small collection of exercise DVDs that I rotate every other day.

NEW PROGRAM: I am training for the 5k walk (that's a little more than 3 miles :)) And I joined a gym. So now I'm also taking aqua classes, doing weight training and walking on the treadmill.

NEWER PROGRAM: Since I am living with a friend in his upstairs apartment, I can't exercise inside. I walk my dogs, one at a time because the cocker has arthritis and goes slower, so I manage about 2 miles every morning with a stop at the park to throw the ball for Pagan. We do another 2 miles in the evening. That's about all right now but once I move to Oregon that will change.

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POUNDSTOGO3
9/10/2011 10:10:51 PM

Thanks for adding me as a friend. It looks as though you have a good exercise plan which everyone needs. I do yoga three days a week when my schedule permits plus strength aerobics 2 days. Good luck on reaching your goal. I have no idea when I passed 115 pounds. :-) My doctor set my goal at 175. I'm 5ft 7 annd approaching 80.



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SHAPNUP
9/10/2011 2:40:43 PM

Hi there,

Thanks for commenting on my motivation blog. If we don't give up, there's always hope!

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NAN041
9/9/2011 10:21:49 PM

..♪♫**.. Hope all is going well
... ♪♫***) enjoy the weekend, Nan..♪♫**..
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LADYGLAMOUR
9/6/2011 4:12:59 PM

Thanks for popping by my Spark page. My actual dinner was lamb, carrots & onions followed by fruit salad. Scarily like your suggestion, and without me knowing what I'd be having! Are you psychic??!!
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HIPPIECHIC68
9/4/2011 11:48:14 AM

Thanks for the well wishes...and, I love hummus! Have a wonder filled weekend!



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