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Maintaining 80 Pound Loss with SP & Relentless Determination!

I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high and I've lost over 50 pounds since Dec. 2008. In 2009 I achieved a healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I always wanted!
Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma

I've gained this weight back many times. But now with SP I've learned the relentless determination it takes for long term success! -Marsha
I'm 80+ lbs below my all time high and I've lost over 50 pounds since Dec. 2008. In 2009 I achieved a healthy BMI 25. Then with SparkPeople I was able to achieve BMI 21, a weight I always wanted!
Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma

I've gained this weight back many times. But now with SP I've learned the relentless determination it takes for long term success! -Marsha


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Member Since: 9/2/2009

SparkPoints: 183,481

Fitness Minutes: 127,700

My Goals:
* Maintain 80+ pound loss.
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity.
* Reduce 2014 target goal weight of 132 to 129 in 2015.
* Keep on running for fun and fitness!

Current PRs:
.5 Mile=4:01 (12/21/13)
1 Mile = 8:47 (4/13)
5K = 27:33 (4/13/13)
10K = 1:01:13 (3/16/13)
HM =2:26:02 (11/24/13)


My Program:
Clean SWEEP:

Clean = eat with dignity
S = 7-8 hrs sleep
W = 8 glasses water
E = eat healthy
E = exercise 6 times/wk
P = persistence



Personal Information:
65 years old, 5'6", 127-131 pounds. Retired social worker-grant writer-nonprofit administrator. One adult daughter. I keep my two darling granddaughters 6 days a week when my DD & DSIL work. Weigh less right now than I did in junior high. Have struggled with weight all my life, but I just may have it now!!

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You don't have to be perfect to succeed, but you do have to be determined. Never, never, never give up!

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Member Comments:
FROSTY99
6/8/2015 5:44:17 PM

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ”

Maya Angelou

We are like that butterfly-going thru many changes to reach the goal we want to achieve.



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GABY1948
6/8/2015 5:43:51 PM

You DID sign up for that challenge....remember I told you right away about it so you would sign up too...AND YOU DID....

You did sing up for it! And loved your and Jeanknee's comments about maintenance weight...took a LOT of stress off me! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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6/8/2015 4:52:32 PM

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FROSTY99
6/7/2015 7:44:16 PM

If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice
for all humanity, it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life,
and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say,
�I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me."
~Ann Landers~

We need to take this to heart and let nothing defeat us-we can and will achieve what we set our mind to do.



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GABY1948
6/5/2015 8:01:10 AM

I am SO glad you found the Beck post...for DAYS I wanted to send it to you...thought you might really HELP KMUL246 but didn't know how to send you to her because she is set to private or something she sounds a LOT like ME!!!!

GLAD to see your post on there! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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