SLENDERCLAIRE   24,161
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Slender Claire is getting there (again!)...

...slowly but surely!

I originally joined SparkPeople in March 2009. I had let myself go.
Being tall, I can carry a lot of weight before it really shows, but I had pushed that about as far as it would go. My peak weight (in early 2009) was 13st 5lbs (187 lb).

Thanks to SparkPeople, I lost 2 stone (28lbs), and dropped at least one pants size - nearer two. Looked great, and attracted much favourable comment. But then relaxed and thought I knew it all. Stopped ...
...slowly but surely!

I originally joined SparkPeople in March 2009. I had let myself go.
Being tall, I can carry a lot of weight before it really shows, but I had pushed that about as far as it would go. My peak weight (in early 2009) was 13st 5lbs (187 lb).

Thanks to SparkPeople, I lost 2 stone (28lbs), and dropped at least one pants size - nearer two. Looked great, and attracted much favourable comment. But then relaxed and thought I knew it all. Stopped being so careful with my wine intake (I do love my red wine!) and gradually crept up and up, till I am now back at 13st (182 lbs). Still a little way off that peak, but I need to take charge again. My old lifestyle is not sustainable.

Time to relight the Spark!




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Member Since: 3/27/2009

SparkPoints: 24,161

Fitness Minutes: 14,566

My Goals:
Make exercise my friend.
Make Sparking second nature.
Learn to drink in moderation.


My Program:
Exercise daily as a matter of routine.
Eat according to my plan.
Get the sleep
Drink that water!
Watch the WINE!

Personal Information:
I live in darkest Essex with my husband and 2 adult "children", 2 cats and a dog. Lovely family, good life.

I'm a freelance IT trainer. Computer help anyone? Reasonable rates!


Other Information:
I sing (tenor!) in our local church choir - great bunch of people. I was an alto but we ran short of MEN, and though we now have a brilliant new real tenor, I'm still there...

I also sing in a choral society for more challenging pieces in a larger group. Currently working an a Bruckner Mass (No 2 in E minor) and a Parry motet: "At the round earth's imagined corners sing". Concert in April.

Oh, and I'm trying to teach myself the trumpet... And the flute...

I just love making a noise!

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AUNTBEE6
6/10/2013 6:10:13 PM

Thanks for your kind words of encouragement! They mean a lot to me!!!



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DI_NAMIC
5/29/2013 5:11:43 PM

A fascinating place to go for a holiday, Claire. So many changes happening so fast
Glad to hear you are 'sparking' again.
I've been back two days and have 16 weeks to make a serious effort to look dapper for DS3's wedding.
Would still love to meet in Walden for that coffee.
Best wishes - Diana



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AUNTBEE6
5/16/2013 9:38:08 AM

Hello my friend, how are you doing? Thought I would drop by and say "hello". Have a GREAT day!
Hugsss Auntbee



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PRETTYNICESTUFF
4/26/2013 6:27:34 AM

You need to add some more recent photos of us all...



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ALIHIKES
3/22/2013 9:28:35 AM

Thanks for your birthday wishes!



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