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Another birthday has come and gone, I really need to start looking after myself and stop sloughing off. I have been trying to lose this weight it seems like every year for the last 20 years, the problem is that I let everything else get in the way (work, family, various excuses and being busy. I neglect myself in the process.

Here is a little about me, I am a 53 year old woman who has went through some major life changes. I have been through a lifetime of abuse, I have been through a job loss, divorce after 24 years, I have four kids, they have all moved out now.

** Update I have since remarried and my kids are all moved out.

I am in a flux on trying to find out who I am and start caring about me for once in what seems to be like forever, since I have always been looking after everyone else and neglected my own needs and wants for so many years. Like the banner above, I feel like I need to find out who I am now at this stage of my life and what will make me truly happy.


Found a full time job, almost spent my will be two years in November. But it is a very stressful job, but I do it with a smile on my face.

Also I am also an obsessed computer g33kgirl anything that has to do with computers I am all over it. I do volunteer tech support, photo-manipulation, database development and more. I was a MS Office trainer, Oracle/Unix DBA, IT Support for 15+ years.

I am looking for support friends that I can encourage and they can encourage me also. I am a super nice person and very approachable, I talk as well as listen.

One of the things that brought me here a long time ago (it was the same day I joined) was I was shopping at the mall, and I had a flashback, of when I was in great shape and how I could wear the cutest clothes.

Okay that is enough for now ... gotta go do my Sparkpeople Tracking :)


Member Since: 2/16/2009

My Goals:
Primary Goal: To be in feel and look better going into 2018, get my diabetes under control and to start losing weight.


Goal #1: Get under 200 lbs.

Goal #2: Get to my goal weight of 145.

Goal #3: Eventually wear a single digit size clothes.

Goal #4: Have a Normal BMI (for my height it is 154 lbs.)

Other Goals (When reached I will notate the date):
225- (go through clothes and donate to the thrift store)
220-(buy some hair accessories and shoes)
215 - (going to get a haircut)
210 - (buy new makeup)
199 - (Go Salsa Dancing with my husband)
* Will establish rewards for the ones below later *
190 -
180 -
170 -
160 -
150 -


My Program:
No real set program yet, just watch what I eat and exercise more.

And start keeping track of my exercise and eating habits.

Start drinking 8 glasses of water a day.

Take a multi-vitamin daily.

Try to be happier and more energized with my life.



Personal Information:
Pacific Northwesterner who transplanted to Northern California.

Army Veteran (Cryptological Telecommunications) and College Graduate.

My hobbies are anything computer related (yes I am obsessed and a hardcore g33kgirl), photography, digital photo manipulation and writing visual poetry.


Other Information:
Send me SparkMail and I'll answer you. Once I get to know you enough, I may add you on Facebook.




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