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Concentrate on the positives, let the negatives go!

My name is Eve. The older you get the harder to lose! I have spent my entire life as a slim, healthy woman. Then at the age of 50 my husband at the time (now deceased) and I started our own business and started eating all our meals in restaurants. My slim, trim 125 zoomed up to 150 -- seemingly overnight. I can truthfully say this happened right before my eyes without me seeing it. Yes, even as I bought larger clothing sizes it didn't seem to sink in -- in fact, as the years went by I became ...
My name is Eve. The older you get the harder to lose! I have spent my entire life as a slim, healthy woman. Then at the age of 50 my husband at the time (now deceased) and I started our own business and started eating all our meals in restaurants. My slim, trim 125 zoomed up to 150 -- seemingly overnight. I can truthfully say this happened right before my eyes without me seeing it. Yes, even as I bought larger clothing sizes it didn't seem to sink in -- in fact, as the years went by I became used to the new weight and ignored it. As I reached my 60's my activity level went down, but I never changed my eating habits to balance it. By the time I turned 69 I decided it was time to take action and in Dec. '07 I joined SP. It's been a learning experience, but I wanted to go slow and steady, and did just that.

For me, it's not a DIET, it's a new Healthy Lifestyle, a change in your habits and activity level and is something that will be with you forever! At the present time I'm hoping to reach goal in 2012. It is now Nov. 1 as I edit this text, and I'm 10 pounds away. I could make it if I pushed hard -- time will tell.

I am staying positive and looking for the best in life, it's the only way to stay young and healthy. It's wonderful that people of any age can attain that, like that elusive fountain of youth, and that's my goal in life!

By the way, if you're looking for friends -- you're in the right place! EVERYONE on here is a friend!

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Member Since: 12/5/2007

SparkPoints: 161,808

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My Goals:
I've raised the bar on my goal, now want to get to 125 lbs. WooHoo!

My Program:
I monitor very closely what I eat, I am staying on a healthy food plan. I know that fats/sugars are bad for me so those get eaten in very small portions. I don't cut anything out of my diet completely, just limit the portion.

I exercise 3 to 4 times per week, walk every day and drink water always!

Personal Information:
Originally from MN, have lived in CA & NV --now AZ I got married Jan. 2011 and live in Glendale, AZ with my DH, my Scottie, Amber, and we have a Tabby cat named Luci. Our summers are in the mountains about 75 miles from Phoenix. My hobbies are writing, painting with acrylic and I love interior decorating.

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OK, I'm a senior citizen and loving it. I never thought 75 could feel this good. I'm looking forward to the "rest of my life."

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STILLFLYIN
4/6/2014 12:27:13 PM

I'm looking forward to seeing your new artwork!
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ARTJAC
4/5/2014 11:28:47 PM

you did well at the art show i am sure you will find a good place for the artwork



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OLDERDANDRT
4/5/2014 8:53:09 PM

They sound just wonderful!!! Looking forward to seeing pictures of them!! Who knew you'd not get just one but three bits of art!! And so cool to meet the artist! Sounds like you had a lovely time, too.
Got to go. I think I hear my bed calling me. Whew I am tired this evening. (((HUGS)))



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STILLFLYIN
4/5/2014 1:14:47 PM

Cool on the #7 ranking!

You could post in the Team Leaders Team. I only check in there every hundred years, but the SP management folks seem to respond to the team leaders that have suggestions or comments. The low numbers don't really bother me. I just don't think they are something to make an effort to post about.

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VELVETLADY1950
4/4/2014 3:03:02 PM

Ever have one of those days emoticon Well if you find me on the floor please drag me to the finish line.. emoticon
The air is out of my legs..
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Have a great weekend! Velvet



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