SHARONSIZE8   18,007
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Resolve to Get Healthy, and DO it!!!

Do at least one thing today to make an investment in your health. You are worth it!!!
Do at least one thing today to make an investment in your health. You are worth it!!!

Current Status:
SHARONSIZE8 is one day closer to my goals!!!
set 2 days ago



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 current weight: 179.4 

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Member Since: 4/12/2010

SparkPoints: 18,007

Fitness Minutes: 18,237

My Goals:
My life went into a downward spiral in 2008 after my mother-in-law died. My husband and I went through a very stressful time in our lives dealing with relatives who wanted to fight over her house, not to mention dealing with the horrible finality of losing her. Several months after her death, my husband almost died during an emergency surgery to remove 4 blood clots from his leg. He is fine now, thank GOD! All this stress distracted me from taking good care of myself, and I developed some unhealthy eating habits and stopped exercising. Over the course of two years, I gained about 62 pounds and was miserable. I am finally coming out of the fog caused by all that stress, and it is time to take my life and my health back NOW!!!

My Program:
Right now, I am doing cardio 4 to 5 times a week--usually the stationary bike, treadmill, walking in my neighborhood or a Boot Camp DVD. I plan to incorporate strength training into my routine on a regular basis very soon. I am currently trying to abstain from white-refined sugars and white-refined flours. I do my best to eat mostly whole grains, fresh or frozen fruits and veggies, and lean meat, poultry, and fish, as well as getting plenty of healthy fats in my daily diet.

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Member Comments:
7/4/2014 4:47:49 PM

Happy 4th to you, too! Do I notice that ticker moving? Keep up the good work, and keep eating those whole foods. It's the right time for fresh fruits & veggies!!! emoticon emoticon

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7/1/2014 11:52:16 AM

Thank you for the hug.. it made my day..have a great 4th Holiday and keep up the good work.

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6/29/2014 10:59:30 PM

I am finding the 5% challenge motivating. Meeting a lot of new sparkfriends, were're encouraging each other. Lost 1 lb the first week, so it's a start, right?! I'm continuing to try to eat whole foods, not processed. I think that's the key for me (that, and my green tea with lemon). Have a good week & keep in touch, okay? emoticon

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6/23/2014 2:22:48 PM

Things are going well for me, thanks for asking. How about you? We need to keep each accountable. Are you still eating those good-for-foods that your body loves? I see you tracking your exercise & that's great! Keep up the good work!!! It will pay off. emoticon

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6/16/2014 10:44:44 PM

Thanks for dropping by! I was just thinking about you earlier today. Still eating those fruits & veggies, right? I do see you tracking exercise, so keep up the good work! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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