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Sunny - 1/26/11 - The longest hair I've had in years!

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Up until about age 43, I had no weight problems that were not self correcting.

03/10/15 - I weighed 168 pounds today. I have set an interim weight goal of 10 percent or 151 pounds. I WILL do some exercise every day and log it; I will log my food.

I am dysthemic; I have SAD, aka Seasonal Affective Disorder and PTSD! I take daily medication.

My Status,1/7/2012
"SUNNYWBL is working hard to push herself out of the dumps and back on track."

I am slowly building up my activity level into weight loss mode again. I want to start working on weight loss again through Spring, Summer and EARLY Fall. The majority of calories burned in spring and summer in 2012 have come from renovating the back yard gardens.

From a low of 145 pounds in 12/2010 I am back to around 170 pounds and need to RE-LOSE the weight. Aauuggh!Breaking my wrist last fall

2/15/16 I started Nutrisystem several weeks ago, and am slowly loosing a few pounds.

Member Since: 12/4/2008

Fitness Minutes: 105,884

My Goals:
I am shedding the pounds that added up slowly and then a little faster when I drove a school bus for more than six years before I retired.
I am still shedding some of my house's accumulation of 'stuff'.
I never want to need BP or cholesterol meds nor to develop Type II diabetes.

My Program:
I got a GoFitWear armband and started tracking my activity and eating on July 1, 2009. Boy! no place to hide there, it tracks your activity 24/7!
8/20/09 down to 169!! (down 13 lb!)
8/30/09 down to 167 (down 15 lb)
12/17/09 down to 155 (32 Lb)
7/4/10 down below 151. (36 lbs) My low was 146.
I had to give up Curves on 12/31/2010 due to budget problems.
I mostly power walk/wog for my cardio. I DO enjoy Strength Training.
I keep my sodium at or below 1600mg.
I'm sorry to say I have regained some of the weight I'd lost. 1/6/13

Personal Information:
I've achieved 76 years in Aug, 2015, am formerly married and now live in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. WBL is a 'first ring ' suburb of St.Paul, the state capital of Minnesota.
I have two great- grandchildren who both live in Washington state.
I am a gardener. I have no grass in my front yard, just flowers and shrubs! I also grow blueberries, red and yellow raspberries, currents, gooseberries, some strawberries and now blackberries.

I am an avid reader. I enjoy Science fiction, Alternative History, Crime and Mystery books.
I love to use my Kindle Fire HD to read.

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    Hi Sunny, I didn't know you were from Pennsylvania. My son-in-law is from that state too. Is your connection to Pennsylvania the reason you asked about my connection to Maryland?
    230 days ago
    Hi Sunny, I just noticed your comment on my page, about Maryland. My connection to Maryland is that I went to college there, the University of Baltimore (class of '95), lived there for more than 10 years, and my daughter lives there still with her husband and baby daughter. I lived in Anne Arundel County, fairly close to Annapolis and my daughter is north of Baltimore, near to Pennsylvania. Do you know Maryland?
    emoticon Audrey
    231 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/6/2015 5:18:36 AM
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    Thank you for the emoticon wishes!! Happy Thanksgiving to you! emoticon
    242 days ago
    Hello, Sunny! I, too, have had to get a Fitbit as my spark tracker died! I don't track on it, but I do use it for sleep,steps, and active minutes! I use SP for everything else! Hope you are enjoying your Fitbit, and May this week be a totally awesome one for you! Oh, and thanks so much for the pretty cornucopia! emoticon
    284 days ago
    emoticon Hi! I haven't been on SP in awhile but wanted to reach out to all my SparkFriends to support and encourage. Hope you are doing well.
    348 days ago
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